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Stormy lighthouse stay in January

Lighthouses of Norway photographer Sigrid Thorbjørnsen is visiting Viberodden Lighthouse in January and is caught in a storm unable to leave the island.…

Lindesnes, the southernmost lighthouse in mainland Norway

Lindesnes, the southernmost lighthouse in mainland Norway

In the morning we invited our Belgian rest stop neighbors for a coffee. The father and his son had slept in their car…

Kaura Lighthouse

Kaura Lighthouse

Kaura Lighthouse, Roan Kaura Lighthouse was built in 1931 and automated in 1959. It is an active light, with a focal plane 30…

Sula Lighthouse, Frøya

Sula Lighthouse, Frøya

Sula Lighthouse Sula Lighthouse (Norwegian: Sula fyr) is a lighthouse on the island of Sula in the municipality of Frøya in Sør-Trøndelag county,…

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Sigrid's Explorations View all

The Midtbø family adopted Lille Presteskjær, and got the contract to take care of the lighthouse. Starting in 2004, they been receiving guests. The lighthouse is available for…

Text and photographs by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen. 1. There has been a lighthouse here since 1859. But the lighthouse you see today, was first built for the exhibition at…

Photography by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen The lighthouses have been there for decades, leading voyagers through the treacherous passages of coastal Norway. Their lights have saved many a sailor lost…

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The Ultimate Thrill: Visit a Lighthouse by Helicopter View all

From Slåtterøy to Bergen by helicopter

From Slåtterøy to Bergen by helicopter

Photographs by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen. A big thank-you to our lighthouse friends and pilots at Bergen Helikopter.” – Sigrid Thorbjørnsen & Michael Holtermann Learn more about…

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Ulvesund Lighthouse – A great stay

Ulvesund Lighthouse – A great stay

Text and photos by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen. Welcome to Ulvesund Lighthouse. A lighthouse that wears the lighthouse colors – white, red and green. A lighthouse that is also a…

Peace and rest at Kråkenes Lighthouse

Peace and rest at Kråkenes Lighthouse

Text and photos by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen. Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer’s day listening to the murmur of water, or…

From Oslo to Kråkenes Lighthouse by bus

From Oslo to Kråkenes Lighthouse by bus

Text and photos by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen. Traveling to Kråkenes Lighthouse at Stadt, is done best by car. However, you can also travel to Bergen by train or plane…

Day Trips View all

Odderøya Lighthouse – guarding Kristiansand

Odderøya Lighthouse – guarding Kristiansand

Odderøya Lighthouse, Kristiansand, Vest-Adger, Norway. The station was established 1832,  and automated 1984. There is a…

Grip – lighthouse and deserted fishing village

A walk from Obrestad Lighthouse to Hå Old Vicarage

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Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series – Grimstad

Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series – Grimstad

Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2012  returns to Norway this July – two years after Kragero…

Birdwatching View all

Værøy Lighthouse, at the tip of the Lofoten archipelago

Værøy Lighthouse, at the tip of the Lofoten archipelago

Værøy Lighthouse Built in 1880, Værøy Lighthouse was automated in 1984, but  has been inactive since…

Vardø Lighthouse – longitude east of Istanbul

Sklinna Lighthouse

Scenic Routes View all

Tungenes Lighthouse

Tungenes Lighthouse

Slideshow photo credits: bester95, Bouli_wro, Thorstein K. Berg, Enric Brunet, FamL1, Hans Klausen, Atle Riska, Amelia Royan,…

Lindesnes Lighthouse