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KORSSUND – FJALER
Korssund is an old trading-post at the western edge of the municipality of Fjaler, andgot its name from a four metre high stone cross that...
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The lighthouse is located on a crag furthest to the west on the island of Hovden in Flora, 40 metres above sea level. It is one of the highest located...
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The history of Norway's lighthouses is intriguing. About 150 years ago works commenced to build lighthouses along our long and dangerous coastline. Until then...
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MILLSTONE PARK – HYLLESTAD
The production of millstones in Hyllestad started over 1,000 years ago, and used to be a major industry employing up to 1000 people....
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Along the road from Ålfoten to Svelgen (RV 614) you will find Myklebustsætra, one of the few traditional summer mountain farms still running in Sogn og...
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Built in 1891. The architect was Adolf Schimmer and Master Builders were Mons N. Skare and Jørgen I. Tosheim.
It was Bishop Per Juvkam who in 1960 gave the...
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Rugsund Handelstad is a preserved trading post dating back to the 17th century. The historical and restored buildings are clustered around the edge of the sea....
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The church was built at the beginning of the 18th Century and is known as the most beautiful church in Nordfjord region. Beautifully decorated in the form of...
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Sande Kyrkje is the principal church in Gaular. Simple and pure in architecture, the church was consecrated just before Christmas in 1864.
The architect was...
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The Stabben lighthouse
In 1866/87, a sturdy lighthouse with a solid reinforced stone and mortar foundation was built on a slippery, rounded-off skerry in the...
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The island of Svanøy has been a meeting point along this stretch of coast ever since the viking ages. Svanøy Hovudgård is the island's main estate. It was...
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Gulatinget - Modern Parliamentary Assembly
The Gulatinget millennium site features the monumental sculptures of
Bård Breivik, known as Tingveggen (assembly...
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The Bygstad Churchyard (without a church) is located next to the viking barrow ”Tussehågjen”. This must have been an important place to meet long before the...
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Where the river meets the Dalsfjord ihas been an important centre for travel and trade. Here is findings from the very first settelments long before the viking...
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Fishing for salmon in the Gaula River has been of great economic importance thtough all times. The salmon ladder was built in 1869 and is the oldest salmon...
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The Vilnes Church at Atløy is a medieval wooden church constructed in 1674. Tours by appointment only; contact Stiftinga Jensbua.
Tel. 57 73 90 20
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”Tussehågjen” is tht most known barrow from the viking period in Bygstad. The burial place was found in 1909. The findins is an evidence that this Bygstad male...
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LIGHTHOUSE SAFARI TO UTVÆR
Take a trip to the charming old fishing hamlet of Utvær in Solund – you cannot
get further west in Norway than here! Let yourself be...
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The fully restored water plant in Terdal is from the 19th century and includes a sawmill, grain mill, collection pond, sluices and 4 water wheels.
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This is a recently built "working church" from 2001. It was a 75-year old dream that became reality when it was completed in the autumn of 2001. ...
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In its time a prosperous village with well kept farms. Today, there stands the abandoned houses and reminds you of what once was there. Here is situated the...
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The altarpiece from ca. 1510, made as an altarpiece in Lübeck, is a so-called Maria-altarpiece with Reformation utforming.
Altar candlesticks from 1707,...
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A cogged timber, long church that was consecrated in 1848, and was rebuilt extensively in 1889. The church from 1848 was rebuilt from the...
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In the narrow Vingen fjord, between steep mountain sides, lies Vingen, one of the largest and most characteristic rock craving sites in northern Europe. Here...
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In 1942 the Germans built an artillery site in Havreneset with 6 French 155 mm guns. After the war the guns were removed, but one is still standing.
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The Ytterøyane lighthouse
The Ytterøyane lighthouse, the biggest in Sunnfjord, was built in 1881, and has withstood hurricanes and airplane attacks. This...
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Ålfoten church, a small wooden church from 1678 with a travel altar, still in use. For a guided tour, please contact the Tourist Office in Svelgen
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The elongated wooden church was built in 1795 under the supervision of Master Builder Gunder Gregoriussen Støfringshaug. The church is built on the same site...
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Visit FjordKysten AS
Flora Tourist Information:
(+47) 57 74 30 00
Kalvåg Tourist Information:
(+47) 48 14 04 88
Stiftinga Jensbua - information about Gulen, Solund, Hyllestad, Fjaler and Askvoll: (+47) 57 73 90 20
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