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Fjord Norway Haugalandet Karmøy

A guided tour of idyllic Skudeneshavn

  • 52 85 80 00
  •  /  km From You
Overview

At the extreme southern tip of Karmøy, with lighthouses guiding ships into Skudefjorden and across the North Sea, lies the charm and olde-world flavour of Skudeneshavn, home of the sailing clippers. Founded on the incredible success of the early 19th Century herring harvests, the town grew at a startling rate. Even today, almost 130 original timber homes and seafront wharves have been preserved in "The Olde Town". There is a wonderful community atmosphere in Skudeneshavn. Absorb the pervading calm of the narrow streets and alleyways as you relish fresh waffles and coffee in quaint cafes. Or revel in the vibrant festivities of festival days. Or simply explore wonderful walks, beaches and coastline.

The Museum in Mælandsgården located in historic Skudeneshavn is just the place for rich servings of local history in authentic surroundings. You are welcome to a theatrical walking tour every Sunday during July. Follow 18th century figures on an exciting trip through the history of the town. Meeting point: Mælandsgården Museum at 13:00. 100 NOK.

For guided tour booking please talk to Skudeneshavn Tourist Information located in the marketplace, Torget. T: 52 85 80 00 or Email: turist@karmoy.kommune.no.


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Opening hours

Jul 1, 2017 – Jul 31, 2017:
Sun 1:00 PM–11:59 PM
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