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Vik i Sogn

Skredstova - the avalanche house

A small museum about the avalanche that came down at this place in 1811. 45 people died. This is one of Norways worst natural desasters, according to...

Røldal

Røldal stave church

Røldal stave church is the most important tourist attraction in the rural parts of Røldal. The church has a lot of visitors because of its special embe...

Sola

Erling Skjalgsson monument

Erling Skjalgsson monument is sited near the Ruinkirken. The monument was erected in memory of Erling Skjalgsson (975-1028), Solas most famous 'son'....

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...

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...

Byrkjelo

The stone cross at Rygg, Gloppen

The stone cross at Rygg is from the late Viking period er early Middel Ages. It has Celtic and Anglican features. The cross may have marked a place of...

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...

Bergen

Bryggen in Bergen

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.

Sokndal

Helleren and Jøssingfjord

Jøssingfjord famous for the Altmark affair – the first act of war on Norwegian soil during the second world war – on 16 February 1940. Memorial and...
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