Stangholmen Lighthouse is located on a small island about 1.2 km (3/4 mi) east of Risør n Aust-Agder county, Norway It is accessible only by boat. The site is open and there is restaurant which operates from late June through early August (May 1 through September 1 for group reservations). The owner is the Risør Kommune. The […]
Norwegians love the summertime. The long hours of sunlight due to the high latitudes encourage people to get out and stay out late.
From the southern coast all the way up to the farthest north, there are music, dance, and art events. There are regattas, film festivals, speed boat shows, food festivals, etc., etc., etc. Following is a list – just a sampling – of some of these festivals, focusing somewhat on events that take place at or near […]
Lyngør is a village area on a group of small islands in the municipality of Tvedestrand in Aust-Agder county, off the southeast coast of Norway. The village is about 7.5 miles (12 kilometers) south of the city of Risør. And it is northeast of the lively southern Norway town Arendal. The island is accesible by […]