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There are no lighthouse names starting with the letter “I” in Norway.

 Rick

Hellisøy Lighthouse, guiding ships to and from Bergen

Hellisøy Lighthouse, guiding ships to and from Bergen

Svein-Magne Tunli has sent us some lovely photos of Hellisøy Lighthouse.

 Rick

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.

 Rick

Stay at a Norwegian Lighthouse

Stay at a Norwegian Lighthouse

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 […]

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Haugsholmen Lighthouse

Haugsholmen Lighthouse

Haugsholmen Lighthouse (aka Frekøy) was established in 1876 and automated in 1979.

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Halten Lighthouse

Halten Lighthouse

Halten Lighthouse Built in 1875 and automated in 2004. This Lighthouse was originally built at Lista. It was dismantled in 1874 and rebuilt here the following year. Located on Reinsøya Island, in the Norwegian Sea about 40 km (25 mi) northeast of Mausund. Accessible only by boat in heavy seas.  Stands 97 feet (29.5 meters) tall […]

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Haugjegla Lighthouse

Haugjegla Lighthouse

The island of Smøla is home to Haugjegla Lighthouse. Smøla is one of three island municipalities in Nordmøre, a traditional district in the Norwegian county of Møre og Romsdal. The only city in Nordmøre is Kristiansund which is to the southwest of Smøla. Trondheim lies to the east, inside the Trondheimfjord.

The island of Smøla is home to Haugjegla Lighthouse. Smøla is one of three island municipalities in Nordmøre, a traditional district in the Norwegian county of Møre og Romsdal. The only city in Nordmøre is Kristiansund which is to the southwest of Smøla. Trondheim lies to the east, inside the Trondheimfjord.

 Rick

Høgsteinen Lighthouse

Høgsteinen Lighthouse

Høgsteinen Lighthouse Høgsteinen Lighthouse, Giske. Built in 1857 and inactive since 1905  Høgsteinen stands at the end of a stone mole marking the southeast point of Godøy island. The round brick tower with lantern and gallery stands 36 feet/11 meters tall. It is painted white with the lantern roof painted red. This is one of […]

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Henningsvær Lighthouse in beautiful Lofoten

Henningsvær Lighthouse in beautiful Lofoten

Henningsvær Lighthouse, Henningsvær, Vågan, in Nordland County. This lighthouse was built in 1856, and has bee inactive since 1935. (An automated light structure stands in front of the old lighthouse.) It is 41 feet (12.5 meters) tall, and 75.8 feet (23.1 meters) above the high tide level. The square cylindrical masonry tower is attached to […]

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Homborsund Lighthouse, outpost in a wild sea

Homborsund Lighthouse, outpost in a wild sea

Lighthouses of Norway photographer Sigrid Thorbjørnsen is reporting from her four-week journey from Oslo to Kråkenes Lighthouse, Ulvesund Lighthouse, Ryvarden Lighthouse, Stavanger, Sognvaar Lighthouse, and Homborsund Lighthouse, and then back to Oslo again.

Text and photos by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen. Approaching Homborsund lighthouse from Kalvehageneset in Grimstad. The ocean here is wild with streams flowing into and against each other, making quite a lively wave party. Unpredictable waves made for a rodeo-like boat trip out. This is the only photo from the boat trip: My camera is not too […]

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