Bergen

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     Bergen is the Norwegian capital of rain, and also the second largest city in the country. Rainfalls, however, do not discourage over a million tourists, who expose themselves to the weather each year. Bergen has always been an important … Read More

Strusshamn

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     Several miles from Bergen, on Askøy, there is an excellent natural harbour. Strussham was used for ages, and its role have risen after opening an inn at the end of seventeen century. There was a shoddy factory in … Read More

Stavanger

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  Stavanger is the largest town in the south-west Norway. It attracts tourists with its discreet charm and great touristic offer. More about the town and its surroundings can be found here. Nautical information Approach to Stavanger harbour is neither difficult … Read More

Sandnes

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  Sandnes and Stavanger lay so close to each other that it is difficult to say where is the boundary. Sandnes is located at the end of Gandsfjorden and is an excellent harbour in all weather conditions. The harbour is located in the … Read More

Hommersåk

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   Hommersåk located at Riskafjorden has ca. 6000 inhabitants and is well communicated with Sandnes and Stavanger. It is a nice, quiet town, which could be starting point for hikes in the nearby woods and hills. Nautical information Riska Båtforening … Read More

Lindøy

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Less than two miles west of Stavanger lies Lindøy island, a popular weekend destination. One can enjoy the nature and the view of the nearby fjords and islands from the tourist trail round the island. Besides the youth residential care … Read More

Usken

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Usken (known also as Uskjo) is a small island not far from Stravanger and Sandnes. There are some permanent residents on the island, but most of the buildings are used as summer houses. Nautical information Tourist quay is located inside … Read More

Utsira

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Few miles west of Haugesund, on the open sea, lays Utsira. The island is not a popular destination, but due to its special character, it is worthwhile to drop by. Nautical information There are to harbours on the island – … Read More

Larvik

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  Located to the west of the capital of Norway Larvik is communicated by railway line with Oslo and the nearby Sandefjord-Torp Airport. Both Thor Heyerdahl and Colin Archer lived here and information about them can be found in the local museum. … Read More

Skudeneshavn

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     At the southern tip of the Karmøy island lies Skudeneshavn. Formerly it was a thriving fishing center, which today has become a place for summer recreation. The town has preserved the old structure giving it a unique character. Nautical … Read More

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