Guldholmen Lighthouse

Guldholmen Lighthouse
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Guldholmen Lighthouse is located about 3 miles (5 km) west of Moss in Ostfold county, in southeastern Norway. Small Guldholmen Island marks a constriction in the Olsofjord. Built in 1894 and automated one hundred years later in 1984, the lighthouse is attached to one end of the lightkeeper’s house. The original lighthouse is retired and a new automated tower stands immediately in front of it.

Guldholmen is owned and managed by Stifetlsen Gamle Guldhomen Fyr (Old Guldholmen Lighthouse Association) while the islet itself belongs to Moss municipality.

The city of Moss is the county’s capital and neighboring Sweden is just an hour’s drive away. Very few places in Norway can boast such a high number of sunny days through the year as Moss. How to Get to Moss.


  • The main building and the barn.
  • The boathouse. There is no harbor on Guldholmen, only landing for boats. Tenants have access to the boathouse.

Rental Information

  • Tenants must arrange boat transportation to and from the island. It is recommended to have your own boat available during your stay for safety reasons.
  • Tenants must clean up after themselves at the end of their stay.
  • Tenants must bring their own bed linens. There are only mattresses on the beds.


  • Main house and the barn must be rented together. Altogether there are 28 beds in these two. The main house has 18 beds.
  • Rental weeks are from Sunday to Sunday.
  • The shower costs NOK 10 for each three minutes of use – necessary to conserve water use on the island
  • Rental of the Main house
    Low season September 15 – May 1: NOK 1,500 per day
    One weekend (two nights): NOK 3,000
    High season May 1 – 15 September 15: 1 week: NOK 9,000 per week
    NOK 4,500 per weekend


  • For questions, call Lisbeth
  • Tel.: +47 48 17 64 58.
  • Guldholmen website (Norwegian language)
  • Write to Guldholmen. Click here.
  • Guldholmen Old Lighthouse, PO Box 1129, 1515 Moss, Norway

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