Haugesund region - The Homeland of The Viking Kings
Haugesund International Jazz Festival

Spring activities
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Avaldsnes - Norway's oldest seat of Kings

Visit Avaldsnes and get an introduction to the early history of Norway. Point of departure: Karmøy, Haugesund or Tysvær (Etne, Ølen). Time: 2 hours - 4 hours without visiting the Viking farm (4 hours - 6 hours if visiting the Viking farm). Hospitality:...



Out at sea, 15 km west of the island of Karmøy and 18 km west of Haugesund, lies the small island of Utsira, which is the municipality with the smallest population in Norway. Only Kvitsøy municipality covers a smaller area. More species of birds have...


Høyt & Lavt climbing park

QUESTION #6: POSSIBILITIES AT UTSIRA ARE MANY, BUT WHO OFFERS NEWLY RENOVATED APARTMENTS WITH STUNNING SEA VIEW? Between Boknafjorden and Vindafjord lies Nedstrand, sheltered from the north wind, and offers you great nature experiences. “Høyt og...


Grindafjord Holiday Centre

One of the west coast’s best developed camping sites, Grindafjord Feriesenter, is situated next to the road to Nedstrand (Rv 515), only a few minutes drive from Aksdal (E39/E134) This is a family camping site that is open all year round, and it is...



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