Starting from Kristiansand in Southern Norway and traveling northwest to Haugesund, there are 24 lighthouses along the North Sea Road.
So you want to visit and stay over at a Norwegian Lighthouse! Here are some resources to help make your dream come true. There are really a lot of choices. Some offers stays in former lighthouse keeper’s residences, some in the lighthouses themselves. Some are on tiny (really tiny) islands while others are on larger […]
Geitungen Lighthouse was the fourth lighthouse our photographer Sigrid Thorbjørnsen visited this summer and fall. The goal is to capture 12 different ones from late July to mid October.
Text and photos by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen. Edited by Michael Holtermann. The famous Norwegian painter, Edvard Munch, said it perfectly: Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye… it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.” Geitungen Lighthouse is something else. The lighthouse was designed by Jørgen M. Meinich who did a […]
Karmøy is in Rogaland, southwest Haugesund in the traditional district of Haugaland. The municipality consists primarily of Karmøy island itself, The main communities are Skudeneshavn , Skudenes, Stangaland, Torvastad, Åkra, and most of Avaldsnes. There is a lot to see. Karmøy is also well known in Norway for the heather moors and the surfing beaches. Karmøy […]
At the northern opening of Skudenesfjord, on a small island off the southern tip of Karmøy island near the harbor of Skudeneshavn, one finds the white column and red lantern roof of Geitungen Lighthouse. The lighthouse is about .6 mile (1 km) offshore from Karmøy and 2 miles (3 km) southwest of Skudeneshavn harbor entrance. […]