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Lighthouses of the Fosen Region

Lighthouses of the Fosen Region

Fosen Region In the past, Norway was divided into districts with deep historical roots and which only partially coincide with contemporary administrative units of counties and municipalities. Until the early Viking period, the late 700s C.E., many of these regions were independently ruled by local kings. Fosen is one of these traditional districts in Trøndelag. […]

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Kvitsøy – Fjøløy – Tungenes: Safer passage to Stavanger

Kvitsøy – Fjøløy – Tungenes: Safer passage to Stavanger

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.…

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…

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…

Vågsøy is a great Norway destination

Vågsøy is a great Norway destination

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…

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.…

Come visit Skrova Lighthouse – Lofoten Islands

Come visit Skrova Lighthouse – Lofoten Islands

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

Westernmost Norway: Utvær Lighthouse

Westernmost Norway: Utvær Lighthouse

Utvær Lighthouse As these photos make clear, Utvær is a place of natural beauty. The hand of man…

Tranøy Lighthouse in Nordland

Tranøy Lighthouse in Nordland

Tranøy Lighthouse The sea is calm. Heaven and lighthouse rejoice in mirror image. The sun is hot. The…

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