Haugesund is a charming town with a lot to explore. Here you will find museums, restaurants, accommodation, hiking trails, shopping and cultural events - all within walking distance.
The tourist information is centrally located in the pedestrian street, Haraldsgata.
Haugesund is the host of the annual Norwegian Film Festival and Sildajazz Haugesund Int jazz festival - both arranged in August.
In the surrounding areas one can explore idyllic islands, historic sites, beautiful beaches and learn more about the viking history - because this is the area where the viking kings had their royal seat and gathered Norway into one kingdom.