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Haugesund region - The Homeland of The Viking Kings
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Visit Haugesund and you will experience the best of what Norway has to offer. Fjord, waterfall, coast- and city culture, the unique viking history, glacier, mountains and sea, idyllic islands and lighthouses is among what you will find in this region.

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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...

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Høyt & Lavt climbing park

Between Boknafjorden and Vindafjord lies Nedstrand, sheltered from the north wind, and offers you great nature experiences. “Høyt og Lavt” (high and low) climbing park is Rogalands only climbing park with 80 apparatuses and 5 trails. The trails are...


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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