Photographs by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen. A big thank-you to our lighthouse friends and pilots at Bergen Helikopter.” – Sigrid Thorbjørnsen & Michael Holtermann Learn more about Slåtterøy Lighthouse and Bergen Helikopter.
Text and photos by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen. Edited by Rick Shupper. The Western Norway area is stunning with beautiful fjords, majestic mountains, spectacular glaciers, and roaring waterfalls. And the coast itself has wonderful islands, small villages, and old traditions. One of these traditions is the lighthouse culture. The lighthouses have their own history, and even though there are […]
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 […]
The coastal lighthouse on Slåtterøy was established in 1859 and was automated in 2003. It is Norway’s fourth oldest lighthouse. Slåtterøy is owned by the Norwegian state and is protected under Norway’s Cultural Heritage Act. With Norway’s highest mean temperature, Slåtterøy is part of Bømlo municipality in Sunnhordland, in the southern part of the Hordaland […]