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Copyright © Espen Mills


Langfoss Waterfall

Nominated by CNN as one of the worlds 10 most beautiful waterfalls! Lagfoss has a drop of 612 meters and is Norways fifth highest waterfall. Quoted from CNNs web-pages March 17th 2011: ( Few things in nature are as mesmerizing as...

Copyright © Espen Mills


Glacial Potholes at Rullestad Gorge

Glacial potholes are round caves in the mountain made by water, ice and stones i the last iceage. In the steep mountain walls at Rullestadjuvet you can see some of Northern Europes largest potholes; several meters in diameter. Some holes are "twins" and...



Folgefonna National Park

Norway's third largest glacier. In 2005 Folgefonna National Park was opened, which at the time was Norway's twenty fifth national park. Folgefonna is known for its dramatic and beautiful scenery. Here you will find fjords, mountains, lakes, rivers and...

Copyright © Ellen Rullestad


Rullestadjuvet Gorge and The Post Road

The Rullestadjuvet Gorge is a dramatic and beautiful part of the Åkrafjord area which is well worth a visit. It is accessable by car and/or by foot. The old E134 traverses through the Gorge and is open for traffic (not during the wintertime). Along the...

Copyright © Erik Kvalheim



Eikemostølen is the only mountain pasture still running in Etne. Every year there is a mountain pasture meeting with food and entertainement. During the summer months, the goats are milked by hired milkmaids. Some of the houses here are espesially old,...

Copyright © Erik Kvalheim, Etne kommune


Old Åkrafjordvegen Road

This road was built during the Second World War and was the largest project in the history of the highway authorites. About 1000 labourers were engaged here in 1940. There are several look out points along the way where you can take a break and enjoy the...

Copyright © Carlo Aall



An hour’s drive from Haugesund brings you to the Etnefjellet MountainswhereHaugesundTuristforeninghasseveralcabins. The area consists of varied, easily accessible terrain with lush valleys and summits of up to 1400 metres. What about starting at Langfoss...

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Kyrping Trade Post

Old trading post beside Årkafjorden Fjord. This was an important place well into the 1950s. Many of the original buildings are now restored and the interiors have been newly renovated....

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