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Mathematician Niels Henrik Abel (1802-1829). By the vicarage at Finnøy at Hesby, you will find the memorial of famous mathematician Niels Henrik Abel....
In the late 13th century, the first water powered mills were introduced in Norway. At Sevheim, Finnøy, an old mill has been restored and is a good plac...
Cleng Peerson (1783-1865) was a Norwegian American immigration pioneer. Born in Tysvær, he married on Finnøy and lived the last portion of his life in...
The most scenic view of Lake Mjøsa is available on the paddle steamer Skibladner on a beautiful summer's day. In its 159th year, the paddle steamer is just as elegant and stately as ever - and the world's oldest of her kind in regular traffic.
LIGHTHOUSE SAFARI TO UTVÆR
Take a trip to the charming old fishing hamlet of Utvær in Solund – you cannot
get further west in Norway than here! Let you...
The very first buildings in Bergen were alongside the harbour called Bryggen. The old Hanseatic wharf is architecturally unique and is included on UNESCO's list of world heritage of history and culture.
The sea has been beating against this rock for thousands of years, shaping it into the "mushroom-like" appearance it has today.
Kannesteinen rock is...
This most likely were Magnus the Good gathered the farmers in Nordfjord in 1035 A.D. Magnus wanted the farmers to swear allegiance to him as the King o...
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 communit...
The Runde Environmental Centre exhibition is open daily throughout the summer season, and at announced arrangments. Groups (min. 20 people) can book...