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Skudeneshavn

Old Skudeneshavn - a white haven by the North Sea

Old Skudeneshavn - a white haven by the North Sea Photo: Geir Øyvind Gismervik
Old Skudeneshavn - a white haven by the North Sea Photo: Magnus Jonas Fjell
Old Skudeneshavn - a white haven by the North Sea Photo: Ørjan B. Iversen
Old Skudeneshavn - a white haven by the North Sea Photo: Terje Rakke
Old Skudeneshavn - a white haven by the North Sea

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The charming town Skudeneshavn is situated at the southernmost tip of the island Karmøy.

The “old town” consists of 130 well preserved wooden, white houses originating from the 1800’s, when the herring-fishing was at its peak.

Skudefestival - the largest gathering of coastal culture in Western Norway with boats of all categories; old wooden boats, veteran boats, modern boats, sailing boats and tall ships. The town is full of life all around the harbour. There are markets stalls in the town square and art exhibitions in Søragadå, Old Skudeneshavn. Craftsmen demonstrate handcrafts from olden days connected to sea and shipping. There is entertainment during daytime and in the evenings - with local as well as national artists.

Contact Guidecompaniet for guided tours.
Guiding
NOK 100 per person

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  • Buildings & Monuments Buildings & Monuments

Transportation


Bus Bus nr. 10 from Haugesund to Skudeneshavn visit www.kolumbus.no for schedule. Car Follow Fv. 47 south signs along the road. From Haugesund it takes approximately 45 minutes.

Facilities

  • General facilities

    • toilet
  • Sports activities

    • golf
  • Food and drinks

    • à la carte
    • summer café
  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • museum
    • exhibition
  • Activities

    • guided trips
    • deep-sea fishing
    • boat trips
  • Hire

    • bicycles
    • boats
  • Other services

    • souvenirs
    • handicrafts
    • handicrafts
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Old Skudeneshavn - a white haven by the North Sea - Photo: Geir Øyvind Gismervik

Old Skudeneshavn - a white haven by the North Sea

The charming town Skudeneshavn is situated at the southernmost tip of the island Karmøy. The “old town” consists of 130 well preserved wooden, white...

Old Skudeneshavn - a white haven by the North Sea

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