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 Michael

Marstein Lighthouse – harsh and heavenly – Part 3 of 3

Marstein Lighthouse – harsh and heavenly – Part 3 of 3

Lighthouses of Norway photographer Sigrid Thorbjørnsen is reporting from her trip to Marstein Lighthouse in early June.

Lighthouses of Norway photographer Sigrid Thorbjørnsen is reporting from her trip to Marstein Lighthouse in early June.

 Michael

Marstein Lighthouse – harsh and heavenly – Part 2 of 3

Marstein Lighthouse – harsh and heavenly – Part 2 of 3

Lighthouses of Norway photographer Sigrid Thorbjørnsen is reporting from her trip to Marstein Lighthouse in early June.

Lighthouses of Norway photographer Sigrid Thorbjørnsen is reporting from her trip to Marstein Lighthouse in early June.

 Michael

Marstein Lighthouse – harsh and heavenly – Part 1 of 3

Marstein Lighthouse – harsh and heavenly – Part 1 of 3

Lighthouses of Norway photographer Sigrid Thorbjørnsen is reporting from her trip to Marstein Lighthouse in early June.

Lighthouses of Norway photographer Sigrid Thorbjørnsen is reporting from her trip to Marstein Lighthouse in early June.

 Rick

Marstein Lighthouse under new management!

Marstein Lighthouse under new management!

Information updated: July 2014 Marstein Lighthouse Marstein Lighthouse stands on Store Marstein islet, southwest of Bergen, in Austevoll municipality in Hordaland. It is at the mouth of Korsfjord and therefore assists ships going to both Bergen and Hardangerfjord. Austevoll consists of 667 islands. Marstein was built in 1877 (automated in 2002) and consists of a […]

 Rick

Norwegian Lighthouses Accommodations & Prices

Norwegian Lighthouses Accommodations & Prices

EAST: Ostfold; Guldholmen, Holmlungen, Struten, Strømtangen, Akershus; Steilene, Vestfold; Fulehuk, Svenner, Stavernsodden, SOUTH: Telemark; Langøytangen, Aust-Agder; Homborsund, Lyngør, Saltholmen, Store Torungen, Vest-Agder; Grønningen, Hathholmen, Lindesnes, Lista, Ryvingen, Songvaar, Rogaland; Feistein, Geitungen, Lille Presteskjær, Obrestad, WEST: Hordaland; Hellisøy, Marstein, Ryvarden, Slåtterøy, Sogn og Fjordane; Geita, Kråkenes, Kvanhovden, Skongenes, Ulvesund, MID: Møre og Romsdal; Flatflesa, Haugjegla, Kvitholmen, Lepsøyrevet, Molja, Runde, Ulla, Sør-Trundlag; Asenvågsøy, Kjeungskjær, Sula, Terningen, Vingleia, Nord-Trøndelag; Villa, NORTH: Nordland; Flatøy, Henningsvær, Litløy, Myken, Tranøy, Ytterholmen, Finnmark; Kjølnes,Slettnes, Vardø EAST: Østfold […]

 Michael

List of lighthouses in Norway

Seq Name Closed Municipality Year first lit Year automated Height (m) Height above high tide (m) Range (nm) Owned by Protected Location 1 Torbjørnskjær Active Hvaler 1872 1990 17.9 25.7 15 Kystverket Yes 58°59′46″N 10°46′57″E / 58.995975°N 10.78248°E / 58.995975; 10.78248 2 Homlungen Active Hvaler 1867 1952 12 13.5 12 Kystverket Yes 59°00′58″N 11°01′28″E / […]

 Rick

Økshammaren Lighthouse

Økshammaren Lighthouse

Økshammaren Lighthouse (also spelled Økshamaren) stands on the southeast corner of Selbjørn island, one of the islands that make up the archipelago of Austevoll municipality in Hordaland. It stands across the Selbjørnsfjord from Slåtterøy Lighthouse.The nearest town is Bekkjarvik. Økshammaren was established in 1849 and operated until 1918. Økshammaren consists of a square lantern mounted on the […]

 Michael

Bergen Helikopter: quick connections to lighthouses

Bergen Helikopter: quick connections to lighthouses

Photographs, courtesy Bergen Helikopter AS By Michael Holtermann Finding a lighthouse with appeal in Norway is not difficult. At Lighthouses of Norway, we can barely choose which one to post next. Volunteer groups and institutions around the country are working hard with restauration and upkeep. What we hear back from travel professionals and our people […]

 Rick

Lighthouses with Accommodations

These lighthouses offer overnight accommodations.   Østfold Homlungen Lighthouse, Hvaler (1867-1952) Strømtangen Lighthouse, Fredrikstad (1859–1977) Struten Lighthouse, Fredrikstad (1907–1985) Guldholmen Lighthouse, Moss (1894–1984) Akershus Steilene Lighthouse, Nesodden (1837–1984) Oslo Buskerud Vestfold Fulehuk Lighthouse, Nøtterøy (1821–1989) Svenner Lighthouse, Larvik (1874–2003) Stavernsodden Lighthouse, Larvik (1855–1984) Telemark Langøytangen Lighthouse, Bamble (1839 – 1900) Aust-Agder Lyngør Lighthouse, Tvedestrand (1879–2004) […]