Starting from Kristiansand in Southern Norway and traveling northwest to Haugesund, there are 24 lighthouses along the North Sea Road.
Since 2008, several lighthouses have been functioning as living arenas for cultural activities. In 2012 seven lighthouses have invited artists into their simple, small but fine buildings. The collaboration “A chain of lighthouses” is an informal alliance, but has shown strong enthusiasm amongst the participants. Unusual buildings and limited resources have been compensated for by […]
Eigerøy Lighthouse is located on Norway’s southwestern coast on the small island of Midbrødøya off the western edge of Eigerøya in Eigersund, Rogaland. It was established in 1854 and became fully automated in 1989. This was Norway’s first cast iron lighthouse, and its success encouraged the building of many more on the Norwegian coastline. The sections were delivered by […]