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Beautiful Lista

Beautiful Lista

“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

Feistien Fyr Venneforening on Facebook (Friends of  Feistein Lighthouse) Accommodations Accommodations are available at Feistein from May 15th to September 15. There are 15 beds…

Flatøy Lighthouse – a hidden gem

Flatøy Lighthouse – a hidden gem

Flatøy Lighthouse Most places in the world that are considered hidden gems remain hidden, because it requires a little extra to get to these places.…

Tranøy Lighthouse, a Nordland treasure

Tranøy Lighthouse, a Nordland treasure

Tranøy Lighthouse is an active lighthouse. It was lit for the first time in 1864 and was automated in 1991. Tranøy light stands 89.6 feet…

Haugjegla Lighthouse

Haugjegla Lighthouse

Information updated June, 2013 The island of Smøla is home to Haugjegla Lighthouse. Smøla is one of three island municipalities in Nordmøre, a traditional district…

Litløy Lighthouse – Islands rentals

Litløy Lighthouse – Islands rentals

via Islands website.   £ 235.00 / night, minimum stay of 2 nights   Accommodation Two double  rooms, cozy  lounge  and…

The magical realism of Norwegian nights

The magical realism of Norwegian nights

Fewer than 300 people lived there, and almost all of them were involved in fishing, either as fishermen…

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 2008. Standing…

Kvitsøy Lighthouse, aiding sailors since 1700

Kvitsøy Lighthouse, aiding sailors since 1700

Kvitsøy Lighthouse Kvitsøy has operated as a navigation light since about 1700. The present light was automated 1969…

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