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Fjord Norway Vestland SVEIO

Ryvarden Lighthouse - Where horizons are wide

  • Mølstrevåg, Sveio
  • +47 53748000
  •  /  km From You
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The lighthouse is located on the ocean's edge, and invites you to excursions in all weathers.It is close to impossible to visit Ryvarden without feeling the power of this wild nature.

Not far away from the coastal town of Haugesund lies Ryvarden. This is an old lighthouse which has been given a new life as a cultural house. The lighthouse is located on the ocean’s edge, and invites you to  excursions in all weathers. 

The walk out to Ryvarden is on a wide and graveled path from Mølstrevåg, the walk is suitable for most people. It takes approximately 30 minutes each way, if you do not feel the urge to take small breaks along the way to enjoy the scenery. It is close to impossible to visit Ryvarden without feeling the power of nature, for both body and soul. Ryvarden is located on a cape, which stretches out into the sea, a powerful meeting between sea and sky! It is also possible to rent the Lightkeepers residence at Ryvarden, in that way you will get to experience “lighthouse living”.

On weekends and during summer there are exhibitions and cafe at the lighthouse.

Visit www.ryvarden.no for more information about opening hours and artists.

On your way to the lighthouse you will pass the memorial site over the deceased after the Sleipner accident in 1999.

 


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  • Source: Destinasjon Haugesund & Haugalandet

General

Effort level
  • Easy
Landscape
  • Coastal area
  • Lake area
Season
  • All year

Plan Your Trip

Getting here
  • Parking
Free admission

Facts

Effort Level
Easy
Landscape
Coastal area
Season
All Year
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