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Read more: Obrestad lighthouse Photo: Region Stavanger/Terje Rakke

Nærbø

Obrestad lighthouse

Obrestad lighthouse is built of granite in 1873. The lighthouse master's residence was built in 1905, his assistant's house in 1949-50, and a family...
Read more: The burial mounds at Rege Photo: Region Stavanger

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...
Read more: Menhir in Alvestad Photo: Bokn kommune/ Kyrre Lindanger

Bokn

Menhir in Alvestad

When the ferry sails through the Boknasund strait, it follows what has been the coastal road since time immemorial. The prehistoric site along the...
Read more: Burial site from The Bronze Age Photo: Bokn kommune / Kyrre Lindanger

Bokn

Burial site from The Bronze Age

The burial site on East Bokn by the Boknasund strait is from the Late Bronze Age, 1750-1100 BC. In 1923 a gold buckle was found in East Bokn which...
Read more: The Kinch House Photo: Kvam herad

Strandebarm

The Kinch House

Old house in Swiss style. Home of the author Hans E. Kinck. His father, Theodor, was a doctor and skilled photographer. Later the sculptor and...
Read more: Ingebrigt Vik Museum Photo: Kunsthuset Kabuso

Øystese

Ingebrigt Vik Museum

Ingebrigt Vik Museum houses a collection of the works of the artist Ingebrigt Vik. Pieces in bronze, plaster and marble are on display. Film about...
Read more: Old Strynefjell Mountain Road - National Tourist Road Photo: Kurt Skagen

Stryn

Old Strynefjell Mountain Road - National Tourist Road

This is one the National Tourist Roads in Norway. The over 100 years old road winds over the mountain between Stryn and Skjåk. For many years the...
Read more: Kannesteinen Rock Photo: Thomas Bickhardt

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...
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 churchyard by the ocean" Photo: Sveio kommune

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...
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