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Kvitsøy – Fjøløy – Tungenes: Safer passage to Stavanger

Kvitsøy – Fjøløy – Tungenes: Safer passage to Stavanger

These three Rogaland lighthouses make the passage through the Kvitsøyfjord significantly safer.

Kvitsøy – Fjøløy – Tungenes These three Rogaland lighthouses make the passage through the Kvitsøyfjord significantly safer. Kvitsøy is the oldest, having been set up in 1700. Next came Tungenes in 1828. Fjøløy came later, in 1849.   Kvitsøy Lighthouse This octagonal stone tower light was automated in 1969 and has been a protected building since 1998. LighthousesofNorway.com […]

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Beautiful Lista

Beautiful Lista

The views from the top of the lighthouse are justifiably famous

“Vakre Lista” is Norwegian for “Beautiful Lista” Lista is at the southwestern tip of Norway. Lista is a large peninsula along the Listafjord and is home to the village of Vestbygd and the towns of Vanse and Farsund. Ships coming from the North Sea enter the Skaggerat strait at Lista, sailing toward the ports of Kristiansand and Oslo, the ports of Denmark and Sweden, and beyond into […]

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Feistein Lighthouse 2014

Feistein Lighthouse 2014

Feistein Lighthouse is a perennial favorite for tourists visiting Norway's beautiful Jæren coast. Thanks to Svein-Magne Tunli for the great new photos!

Feistien Fyr Venneforening on Facebook (Friends of  Feistein Lighthouse) Accommodations Feistein Lighthouse has changed their accommodations policies. They no longer offer accommodations for the open market. Klepp Beaches Klepp’s Borestranden beach is 3 km long and is one of the finest beaches in Norway. Sele beach is one of the best places for surfing on wind from […]

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Vågsøy is a great Norway destination

Vågsøy is a great Norway destination

Svein–Magne Tunli shared some of his photos from Vågsøy, a beautiful island in Sogn og Fjordane.

Vågsøy Vågsøy has four of the nine lighthouses in Sogn og Fjordane county: Kråkenes, Skongenes, Ulvesund, and Hendanes – the first three named lighthouses offer accomodations for vacation stays. See links for details. Vågsøy municipality is comprised in large part by the island of Vågsøy which is connected to the mainland by the remarkable Måløy Bridge. […]

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Hellisøy Lighthouse, guiding ships to and from Bergen

Hellisøy Lighthouse, guiding ships to and from Bergen

Svein-Magne Tunli has sent us some lovely photos of Hellisøy Lighthouse.

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Come visit Skrova Lighthouse – Lofoten Islands

Come visit Skrova Lighthouse – Lofoten Islands

"I have been nearly all over Norway and for me Lofoten is the most beautiful part of this country! Reine is my favourite – it’s so beautiful." — Svein-Magne Tunli

Skrova Lighthouse was built in 1922 and automated in 2005. It stands on Saltværholmen island which is the southwest of the island group.

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Westernmost Norway: Utvær Lighthouse

Westernmost Norway: Utvær Lighthouse

Utvær is a place of natural beauty.

Utvær Lighthouse As these photos make clear, Utvær is a place of natural beauty. The hand of man has gently added humble, functional and harmonious buildings which really do seem to accentuate the grand land- and seascape. We thank photographer Svein-Magne Tunli for permission to publish his fine photographs. Utvær Lighthouse is Norway’s westernmost lighthouse, […]

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Ryvarden Lighthouse, a different viewpoint

Ryvarden Lighthouse, a different viewpoint

Ryvarden Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse in the municipality of Sveio on the Haugaland peninsula in Hordaland, Norway

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Lindesnes Lighthouse on a summer day

Lindesnes Lighthouse on a summer day

Lindesnes Lighthouse. Photos by Svein-Magne Tunli