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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...

Vigra

Vigra Kringkastar

Vigra Kringkastar (Broadcaster) contains an exhiting exhibition of photos and a collection of objects from the establishment of the Vigra broadcasting...

Geiranger

Norwegian Fjord Centre

Norwegian Fjordcenter - an experience for all ages We are working in conjunction with UNESCO, we dedicate ourselves to developing expertise in protec...

Voss

Finnesloftet

The banqueting hall, built in 1295, is a national monument and Norway's oldest wooden non- ecclesiastical building. Finnesloftet is situated along the...

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 communit...

Måløy

Kannesteinen Rock

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...

Måløy

Old meeting place at Moldøen

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...

Sola

The burial mounds at Rege

The burial mounds at Rege date from the Bronze Age (approx. 1800-500 BC). One of the mounds has been restored. The site contained the richest haul of a...

Finnøy

Memorial of mathematician Niels Henrik Abel

Mathematician Niels Henrik Abel (1802-1829). By the vicarage at Finnøy at Hesby, you will find the memorial of famous mathematician Niels Henrik Abel....

Finnøy

Cleng Peerson

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...
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