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Lindesnes, the southernmost lighthouse in mainland Norway

Lindesnes, the southernmost lighthouse in mainland Norway

In the morning we invited our Belgian rest stop neighbors for a coffee. The father and his son had slept in their car and looked pretty bleary-eyed. The two of them had arrived at 4:00 in the morning after having traveled 30 hours on a cargo ship. Despite the rainy weather, we decided to drive […]

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Moholmen Lighthouse

Moholmen Lighthouse

Moholmen Lighthouse was originally built in 1914. The original tower was moved to Tranøy, Hamarøy in 1936. A new tower was built at Moholmen, and…

Kaura Lighthouse

Kaura Lighthouse

Kaura Lighthouse, Roan Kaura Lighthouse was built in 1931 and automated in 1959. It is an active light, with a focal plane 30 m (98…

Lille Presteskjær Lighthouse – Saved!

Lille Presteskjær Lighthouse – Saved!

The Midtbø family adopted Lille Presteskjær, and got the contract to take care of the lighthouse. Starting in 2004, they been receiving guests. The lighthouse…

Litløy Lighthouse – Islands rentals

Litløy Lighthouse – Islands rentals

via Islands website.   £ 235.00 / night, minimum stay of 2 nights   Accommodation Two double  rooms, cozy  lounge  and  relaxing  dining  area  with  spectacular  views  of…

Kavringen Lighthouse, Oslo harbor

Kavringen Lighthouse, Oslo harbor

Kavringen Lighthouse Established 1892 and still active. 13 m (43 ft) octagonal wood tower with an unusual wood…

Kvitsøy Lighthouse, aiding sailors since 1700

Kvitsøy Lighthouse, aiding sailors since 1700

Kvitsøy Lighthouse Kvitsøy has operated as a navagation light since about 1700. The present light was automated 1969…

Makkaur Lighthouse, far north, quite remote, and still manned

Makkaur Lighthouse, far north, quite remote, and still manned

Makkaur Lighthouse, Båtsfjord Makkaur Lighthouse is located on a bluff east of the entrance to the Båtsfjord, about…

Video tour of Lindesnes Lighthouse

Video tour of Lindesnes Lighthouse

Lindesnes Lighthouse, at the southern tip of Norway, is the oldest lighthouse in the country. The first guiding…

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