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 […]
Text and photographs by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen. 1. There has been a lighthouse here since 1859. But the lighthouse you see today, was first built for the exhibition at Skarpsno in Oslo, for the 100 year celebration of the Constitution in Norway in 1914. It was taken apart and shipped here. 2. The only way to […]
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 […]
Norway’s Jæren coast is one of those areas of Norway – and there are many – which can be justly described as extraordinarily beautiful. Jæren is a traditional district in the county of Rogaland which encompasses Norway’s fourth largest city, Stavanger. Jæren stretches from the municipality of Randaberg in the north to Hå in the […]
One of the most popular tourist attractions in the Stavanger region is the Feistein Lighthouse. Positioned in the southwestern coast of Norway, Stavanger is the fourth largest city of the country. There is a plethora of places of interest around Stavanger, which includes the Feistein Lighthouse. The lighthouse on is situated on a small island […]