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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...

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...

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...

Rennesøy

Fjøløy fortress and Fjøløy lighthouse

Cultural and recreational area for the public. The area is now facilitated with a universally designed path. You can discover interesting Norwegian war...

Hyllestad

Millstone park

MILLSTONE PARK – HYLLESTAD The production of millstones in Hyllestad started over 1,000 years ago, and used to be a major industry employing up to...

Høylandsbygd

"Radio-cave" war

Radiohòla (literal: the radio cave) is a natural shelter used by the Norwegian resistance during the second world war. It served as a hiding place for...
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