Fjøløy Lighthouse

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Kvitsøy – Fjøløy – Tungenes: Safer passage to Stavanger

Kvitsøy – Fjøløy – Tungenes: Safer passage to Stavanger

These three Rogaland lighthouses make the passage through the Kvitsøyfjord significantly safer.

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. Next came Tungenes in 1828. Fjøløy came later, in 1849.   Kvitsøy Lighthouse This octagonal stone tower light was automated in 1969 and has been a protected building since 1998. LighthousesofNorway.com […]

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The North Sea Road – Nordsjøvegen

The North Sea Road – Nordsjøvegen

Starting from Kristiansand in Southern Norway and traveling northwest to Haugesund, there are 24 lighthouses along the North Sea Road.

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Fjøløy Lighthouse

Fjøløy Lighthouse

Fjøløy Lighthouse (Norwegian: Fjøløy fyr) is a coastal lighthouse in the municipality of Rennesøy in Rogaland, Norway. The location is roughly 10 miles (16 kilometers) northwest of Stavanger. Established in 1849. In 1867 the original light was replaced by larger wooden lighthouse. The first Fjøløy Lighthouse was just a regular lantern which was only illuminated a few […]