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Kvitsøy – Fjøløy – Tungenes: Safer passage to Stavanger

Kvitsøy – Fjøløy – Tungenes: Safer passage to Stavanger

Kvitsøy – Fjøløy – Tungenes These three Rogaland lighthouses make the passage through the Kvitsøyfjord significantly safer. Kvitsøy is the oldest, having been set up in 1700. Next came Tungenes in 1828. Fjøløy came later, in 1849. Kvitsøy Lighthouse This octagonal stone tower light was automated in 1969 and has been a protected building since 1998. LighthousesofNorway.com has […]

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Beautiful Lista

Beautiful Lista

“Vakre Lista” is Norwegian for “Beautiful Lista” Lista is at the southwestern tip of Norway. Lista is a large peninsula along the Listafjord and is home to the village of Vestbygd and the towns of Vanse and Farsund. Ships coming from the North Sea enter the Skaggerat strait at Lista, sailing toward the ports of Kristiansand and Oslo, the ports of Denmark and Sweden, and beyond into […]

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Feistein Lighthouse 2014

Feistein Lighthouse 2014

Feistien Fyr Venneforening on Facebook (Friends of  Feistein Lighthouse) Accommodations Accommodations are available at Feistein from May 15th to September 15. There are 15 beds in the house, mostly in twin rooms. NOK 250 per person, per day. The house can also be rented by the day for meetings, NOK 3000 Roundtrip boat from Harness […]

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Westernmost Norway: Utvær Lighthouse

Westernmost Norway: Utvær Lighthouse

Utvær Lighthouse As these photos make clear, Utvær is a place of natural beauty. The hand of man has gently added humble, functional and harmonious buildings which really do seem to accentuate the grand land- and seascape. We thank photographer Svein-Magne Tunli for permission to publish his fine photographs. Utvær Lighthouse is Norway’s westernmost lighthouse, […]

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Ryvarden Lighthouse, a different viewpoint

Ryvarden Lighthouse, a different viewpoint

Ryvarden Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse in the municipality of Sveio on the Haugaland peninsula in Hordaland, Norway

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Utsira Lighthouse – according to photographer Svein-Magne Tunli

Utsira Lighthouse – according to photographer Svein-Magne Tunli

Utsira is a fascinating place, a powerful but small island.

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Flatøy Lighthouse – a hidden gem

Flatøy Lighthouse – a hidden gem

Flatøy Lighthouse Most places in the world that are considered hidden gems remain hidden, because it requires a little extra to get to these places. But it is not impossible. With the Steigen mountains to the east, and the Lofoten Islands to the west and the Norwegian Sea beyond that, Flatøy Lighthouse emits fire and […]

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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.

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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 […]

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