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Ornes

Urnes Stave Church

Urnes Stave Church , the oldest of Norway's stave churches, is included on UNESCO's World Heritage List. It was built around 1130 AD, but the distinct...

Sveio

"The churchyard by the ocean"

The cholera churchyard is best known as “The churchyard by the sea,” a composition by Fartein Valein. The churchyard is about a 20-minute walk along a...

Onarheim

The lime oven at Flakka

The rock on the eastern side of Tysnes is rich in lime. It was used for lime burning for many hundreds of years and provided the farms in the area wit...

Runde

Exhibition: The Runde treasure, bird mountain and "The Silver of the Sea"

The Runde Environmental Centre exhibition is open daily throughout the summer season, and at announced arrangments. Groups (min. 20 people) can book...

Sandefjord

Midtåsen

The beautiful former home of shipping magnate and philanthropist Anders Jahre is now owned by the municipality of Sandefjord. The house, which sits in 15 acres of grounds (Midtåsen), was built in the 1930s and designed by renowned Norwegian architect Arnstein Arneberg.

Hafrsfjord

Swords in Rock

At Hafrsfjord we find the monument "Swords in Rock". It was here Harald Hårfagre fought a battle that united Norway into one kingdom in 872 AD. The mo...

Stathelle

The Olav-church ruin

The Olav church ruin (Skeidi church) are the ruins of a stone church built before 1150 in Bamble. The church was probably about four feet longer tha...

Tjodalyng

The burial area of Istrehågan

Istrehågan is a burial ground from the early age of migration, with 5 stone settings from around 400-600 AD. Remains from persons, beer's paws, china,...

Sander

The Traut Mine

The Traut Mine is the largest of its kind in Nord-Odal. During the period 1770 to 1830, it was used to mine ore which was then transported to Odals Vær...
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