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Haugesund Harbour (c) Vestfoto


Welcome to Norway’s new Port of Call: Haugesund. Haugesund is situated between Stavanger and Bergen – nestled between countless small islands and endless mighty fjords – such as Åkrafjord, Hardangerfjord and Lysefjord. The town itself offers exciting specialist stores for clothes, interiors and wellbeing. Trawl the pedestrian streets to sample the sea air or enjoy a soothing cup of coffee at a cosy café. Haugesund is a young and vibrant town with roots dating back to Viking times. A thousand years ago, King Harald Fairhair united Norway into a single kingdom near here. Ever since, Haugaland has laid claim to the title “Homeland of the Viking Kings – Norways Birthplace”. As in Viking days, seafaring and trade symbolise this coastal region. The region is rich in history with many exciting destinations to experience. A broad range of excursions is available to explore the history, culture and stunning scenery the area offers.

Port attractions

  1.  Avaldsnes, Norway´s birthplace

    The viking farm, ten minutes walk from the Middle Age church at Avaldsnes. St. Olav's Church was built around 1250. At Nordvegen History Center you will hear about the princes and kings .
  2.  Åkrafjord and Langefoss waterfall

    Åkrafjord, a glimpse of fjord Norway in all its beauty. Langfoss waterfall was in March 2011 voted to one of the ten most beautiful waterfalls in the world by CNN.
  3.  Old Skudeneshavn

    The charming “old town” consists of 130 well preserved wooden, white houses originating from the 1800’s. Join the city walk guided tour to learn more about this idyllic place!
  4.  Haugesund

    Take a guided tour through downtown Haugesund and learn more about all of the different architectural styles and exiting history.

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Destination Haugesund & Haugalandet
Destination Haugesund & Haugalandet
Destination Haugesund & Haugalandet

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Passengers 2020
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Page last updated: 2021-10-19 12:43