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Vågsøy is a great Norway destination

Vågsøy is a great Norway destination

Vågsøy Vågsøy has four of the nine lighthouses in Sogn og Fjordane county: Kråkenes, Skongenes, Ulvesund, and Hendanes – the first three named lighthouses offer accomodations for vacation stays. See links for details. Vågsøy municipality is comprised in large part by the island of Vågsøy which is connected to the mainland by the remarkable Måløy Bridge. […]

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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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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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Skongenes Lighthouse

Skongenes Lighthouse

There are four lighthouses in the small municipality of Vågsøy (West Norway) which is an indication of its important location for shipping routes. Vågsøy is in the county of Sogn of Fjordane, in the traditional district of Nordfjord. The other three lighthouses here are; Kråkenes, Ulvesund, and Hendanes.  This concentration of lighthouses makes Vågsøy a […]

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Trek in the wild – stay in a lighthouse

Trek in the wild – stay in a lighthouse

Wander in the Norwegian mountains, breath crystalline air, walk along the coast and spend the night in a charming lighthouse. You can enjoy an unusual summer holiday in Norway at a reasonable price. The Norwegian Trekking Association (Den Norske Turistforening, or DNT) manages some 450 cabins in Norway’s forest and mountain areas. Recently, the range […]

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