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Stone Age settlement on Hamnøya

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Come along to a Stone Age settlement on Hamnøya. Guided tour up to settlement, and tour of Gallery Hamn – the rock art collection.

On Hamnøya island in Vevelstad municipality, archaeologists have long since made major discoveries from the early times when there were first people on Hamnøya. At Hamn on Hamnøya, landowner Trond Helgesen has made extensive findings from the first settlement at the site: Everyday objects for daily chores, hunting and trapping. The large stone collection that was crafted by people represents a look back at life several thousand years ago.

Guided tour of the Stone Age caveUp in the mountain foothills above Hamn, there is a large cave that was created during the Ice Age, and this was of course the actual settlement site of the community in Hamn. Visitors are guided up to the settlement. 

Opening hours and practical informationJuly: Booking - call to book before you take the ferry over.
The other months of the year: Advance booking.

By ferry from the north or the South - from Tjøtta or Forvik:

See ferry timetable. Take the ferry and get off at Vågsodden. Call before you take the ferry in order to arrange a guided tour. The regular operation of the ferries makes it convenient to jump on the next ferry following your tour if you are traveling further south or north. See the ferry timetable. 

AccommodationAccommodation is available in a large rental house near Hamn.

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