Come and be surprised about what this charming coastal city Haugesund has to offer. Its history stretches from the Viking Age, through the herring fishing in the 1800's till the industrial city of today. Meet our local guide who will guide you through the rich history and traditions of Haugesund including Norway's most beautiful city Hall and the longest pedestrian shopping street.
Choose between several guided tours to get an insight of the citiy’s history, architecture, art and culture or join us for shopping in the finest shops. All the walking tours include a stop in one of the city’s restaurants with a taste of Haugesund.
Art and culture:
Haugesund is a city with many traditions, festivals and a rich history. On the walking tour we make a stop at the local glass workshop Formbar where you get an insight in how the use the citiy’s history in their art. The tour continues to other museums and galleries.
History and architecture:
Norway’s most beautiful city hall is located here in Haugesund and we would very much like to show you. Located in the city center is Our Savior’s church. The city has grown from beeing a small fishing town to become a city with industry and technologi within offshore in world class. The citiy’s history is well reflected in its architecture.
Shopping in Norway’s longest pedestrian street:
In Norway’ longest pedestrian shopping street Haraldsgata you will discover many fine shops. Maybe you will end up with something quite special. We’ll bring you along!
Meetingpoint: To be announced by our local guide
Duration: 3 hours
Recommendations: We recommend good shoes and clothes suited for the weather.
Pax: min 10 maks 15 persons
Languages: English, German, Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese.