Kråkenes Lighthouse

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Kråkenes Lighthouse – in stormy weather and in calm weather

Kråkenes Lighthouse – in stormy weather and in calm weather

Photographer Svein-Magne Tunli was generous enough to share his wonderful shots of Kråkenes Lighthouse with us all!

Kråkenes Lighthouse Photographer Svein-Magne Tunli was generous enough to share his wonderful shots of Kråkenes Lighthouse with us all! Tunli living in Nesttun, Norway, is passionate about Norway’s lighthouses and wants more people to be aware of them. Svein-Magne Tunli remarks: I have been to Kråkenes lighthouse several times but this is the first time I […]

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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 […]

 Michael

Peace and rest at Kråkenes Lighthouse

Peace and rest at Kråkenes Lighthouse

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.

"Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer’s day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time." ~ John Lubbock

Text and photos by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen. Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer’s day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time.” ~ John Lubbock Welcome to Kråkenes Lighthouse! As the sun rises over the “Storm House,” […]

 Michael

From Oslo to Kråkenes Lighthouse by bus

From Oslo to Kråkenes Lighthouse by bus

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.A map of her first leg of this trip, from Oslo to Kråkenes, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Text and photos by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen. Traveling to Kråkenes Lighthouse at Stadt, is done best by car. However, you can also travel to Bergen by train or plane and then take the ferry or sail on a Hurtigruten ship from Bergen to Måløy. If you are in Bergen and are in a hurry, or want […]

 Michael

Bergen Helikopter: quick connections to lighthouses

Bergen Helikopter: quick connections to lighthouses

Photographs, courtesy Bergen Helikopter AS By Michael Holtermann Finding a lighthouse with appeal in Norway is not difficult. At Lighthouses of Norway, we can barely choose which one to post next. Volunteer groups and institutions around the country are working hard with restauration and upkeep. What we hear back from travel professionals and our people […]

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The storm “Berit” at Kråkenes Lighthouse

Stormen “Berit” ved Kråkenes fyr from Ole Eltvik on Vimeo. This video of the storm Berit shot at Kråkenes Lightouse by Ole Eltvik is amazing. The guys are having fun with the weather. Berit (November 2011) is one of the strongest storms along the Norwegian coast in about two decades. As the saying goes in […]

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Vågsøy: Scenic West Norway

Vågsøy: Scenic West Norway

Vågsøy is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Nordfjord. The municipality’s administrative center is the town of Måløy. Vågsøy is also the name of the main island in the municipality with an area of 25 sq miles (64 square kilometres). Vågsøy is the […]

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Kråkenes Lighthouse

Kråkenes Lighthouse

Vågsøy is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, in the traditional district of Nordfjord. Vågsøy municipality has four lighthouses; Kråkenes, Skongenes, Ulvesund, and Hendanes. Each is located at the end of a long promentory, high above the sea. Vågsøy island is is approached by the marvelous Måløy Bridge. This concentration of lighthouses […]