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Read more: The home of Fartein Valen Photo: Ida K. Vollum

Valevåg

The home of Fartein Valen

The home of the composer Fartein Valen (1887-1952) is located in Valevåg, and has been preserved as a museum. Here the famous composer lived much of...
Read more: Glacial Potholes at Rullestad Gorge Photo: Espen Mills

Fjæra

Glacial Potholes at Rullestad Gorge

Glacial potholes are round caves in the mountain made by water, ice and stones i the last iceage. In the steep mountain walls at Rullestadjuvet you...
Read more: Jettegrytende i Rullestadjuvet

Etne

Jettegrytende i Rullestadjuvet

Marked path from Skromme. 30 minute walk from the bridge by the E-134 highway. Steep but fenced on the uppermost stretch. A deep hole in the rock face...
Read more: Nordvegen History Centre - Experience Norway’s Birthplace Photo: Ørjan B. Iversen

Avaldsnes

Nordvegen History Centre - Experience Norway’s Birthplace

For 3000 years chieftains and kings controlled the strait Karmsundet – Nordvegen – the shipping lane that gave Norway its name. At Nordvegen History...
Adult NOK 100 children NOK 50, senior NOK 75
Read more: Dokken Outdoor Museum – a part of Haugesund in the early years

Haugesund

Dokken Outdoor Museum – a part of Haugesund in the early years

Situated on idyllic hasseløy, also called Bakrarøynå, dokken is an independent part of the town which has grown from haugesund’s earliest origins. the...
Read more: Vigsnes Mining Museum

Avaldsnes

Vigsnes Mining Museum

Did you know that the copper of the Statue of Liberty in New York came from Karmøy? Information about this and about the history of the mining...
Read more: The  Coastal Development Area ("Landscape Park") Photo: Sveio kommune

Sveio

The Coastal Development Area ("Landscape Park")

The Coastal Development Area ("Landscape Park") in Sveio is the south-western part of the municipality, where Bømlo fiord meets the sea,...
Read more: Boknafjellet Mountain

Bokn

Boknafjellet Mountain

The TV tower is litterally the largest landmark at Bokn. With a high point of 294 metres above sea level, Boknafjellet has been an important landmark...
Read more: The Five Wayward Virgins Photo: Magnus J. Fjell

Karmsund

The Five Wayward Virgins

Five stone monuments under Karmsund Bridge. It is thought that the stones originally functioned as a calender system. Information board....
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