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The fishing village of Ona and Ona lighthouse

The fishing village of Ona and Ona lighthouse Photo: Kolbjørn Stølen The fishing village of Ona and Ona lighthouse Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal AS/Øivind Leren The fishing village of Ona and Ona lighthouse Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal AS - Einar Engdahl The fishing village of Ona and Ona lighthouse Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal AS/Øivind Leren The fishing village of Ona and Ona lighthouse Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal AS/Øivind Leren
The fishing village of Ona and Ona lighthouse Photo: Kolbjørn Stølen
The fishing village of Ona and Ona lighthouse Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal AS/Øivind Leren
The fishing village of Ona and Ona lighthouse Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal AS - Einar Engdahl
The fishing village of Ona and Ona lighthouse Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal AS/Øivind Leren
The fishing village of Ona and Ona lighthouse Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal AS/Øivind Leren

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Norway's southernmost still-functioning traditional fishing village with a permanent population of about 20-25. This small island community has small summer café, several places to stay and two pottery workshops. The Ona lighthouse (1867) is painted red, 15 metres tall and stands on Onakalven, the highest point on the island. It is possible to go up to the lighthouse, and there is a marvellous view of the ocean and the mainland from here. A small bridge connects Ona to the island of Husøya. On Husøya we find a small chapel with a graveyard and a long sandy beach.

Take the ferry from Hollingen, 19 km west of Molde, to Aukra. Drive 10 km to Småge and leave your car. There are 4 ferries daily to Ona.

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The fishing village of Ona and Ona lighthouse - Photo: Kolbjørn Stølen

The fishing village of Ona and Ona lighthouse

Norway's southernmost still-functioning traditional fishing village with a permanent population of about 20-25. This small island community has small...

The fishing village of Ona and Ona lighthouse

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