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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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Stormy lighthouse stay in January

Stormy lighthouse stay in January

Lighthouses of Norway photographer Sigrid Thorbjørnsen is visiting Viberodden Lighthouse in January and is caught in a storm unable to leave the island.

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Fjøløy Lighthouse

Fjøløy Lighthouse

Fjøløy Lighthouse (Norwegian: Fjøløy fyr) is a coastal lighthouse in the municipality of Rennesøy in Rogaland, Norway. The location is roughly 10 miles (16 kilometers) northwest of Stavanger. Established in 1849. In 1867 the original light was replaced by larger wooden lighthouse. The first Fjøløy Lighthouse was just a regular lantern which was only illuminated a few […]

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Storholmen Lighthouse

Storholmen Lighthouse

Storholmen Lighthouse Giske Municipality, Møre og Romsdal on the west coast of Norway Storholmen is located on a tiny skerry in the Norwegian Sea about 6 km (3.5 mi) due north of Erkna and 8 km (5 mi) northwest of the populated island of Vigra. Storholman Lighthouse was established in 1920 and automated in 1980. Storholmen […]

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Flatflesa Lighthouse

Flatflesa Lighthouse

Flatflesa Lighthouse Flatflesa Lighthouse (Norwegian: Flatflesa fyr) is a coastal lighthouse located in Sandøy Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The lighthouse lies on the small island of Flatflesa, about 9 kilometers (5.6 mi) west of the island of Gossa and about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) east of the island of Sandøya. The original lighthouse was […]

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Sula Lighthouse, Frøya

Sula Lighthouse, Frøya

Sula Lighthouse Sula Lighthouse (Norwegian: Sula fyr) is a lighthouse on the island of Sula in the municipality of Frøya in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. Built in 1909 and automated in 1974. A day beacon had been established here 1793. Sula is part of a series of lighthouses along the municipality of Frøya including the Finnvær, Vingleia, and […]

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Heggholmen Lighthouse

Heggholmen Lighthouse

Heggholmen Lighthouse (Norwegian: Heggholmen fyr) is a coastal lighthouse located in the Oslofjord, in the municipality of Oslo. It was established in 1827, and automated in 1972. The lighthouse was listed as a protected site in 1998. Heggholmen is owned and operated by Oslo Port Authority and has Protected Status under the Cultural Heritage Act. […]

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