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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: Feøy Photo: Svein Karsten Thorsen

Kopervik

Feøy

Feøy is known for its archipelago-like inlets and canals, idyllic beaches and outdoor areas. Sheep roam the island all year round and their wool is...
Read more: St. Olav`s churh at Avaldsnes - the mighty monument of former days of glory!

Avaldsnes

St. Olav`s churh at Avaldsnes - the mighty monument of former days of glory!

Avaldsnes is the oldest royal seat in Norway! It was here Harald Fairhair established his main royal seat after winning the battle at Hafrsfjord in...
Read more: Museet i Mælandsgården

Skudeneshavn

Museet i Mælandsgården

The museum is situated in the old, preserved wooden building in skudeneshavn. the museum provides an insight into how the town grew in the 1800s...
Read more: Karmøy beaches - hike the white sandy dunes

Åkrehamn

Karmøy beaches - hike the white sandy dunes

This is a great hike along the nature and heritage trail that runs from the village of Åkra to the village of Ferkingstad. Cultural and historical...
Read more: Nordvegen History Centre - Experience Norway’s Birthplace Photo: Ørjan B. Iversen

Avaldsnes

Nordvegen History Centre - Experience Norway’s Birthplace

For 3000 years chieftains and kings controlled the strait Karmsundet – Nordvegen – the shipping lane that gave Norway its name. At Nordvegen History...
Adult NOK 100 children NOK 50, senior NOK 75
Read more: Nature and Heritage trail Photo: Inger K. Haavik

Åkra

Nature and Heritage trail

Starts at Ferkingstad and ends at Åkrasanden. Experience historical and cultural points of interest surrounded by a diverse natural environment such...
Read more: Fishermen's Memorial Photo: Magnus J. Fjell

Stol

Fishermen's Memorial

Few other places in Norway have had as many commuters to America as the Ferkingstad area and western Karmøy. The Fishermen's Memorial has been raised...
Read more: The Five Wayward Virgins Photo: Magnus J. Fjell

Karmsund

The Five Wayward Virgins

Five stone monuments under Karmsund Bridge. It is thought that the stones originally functioned as a calender system. Information board....
Read more: Boathouses at Hop, Ferkingstad Photo: Magnus J. Fjell

Stol

Boathouses at Hop, Ferkingstad

Remains of the large boat houses erected by King Ferkings, dating from the Iron Age. Information board. A marked heritage trail and nature path goes...
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