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Nordvegen History Centre and Viking Settlement

At the Nordvegen History Centre and Viking Settlement you can be a viking for a day. This authentic Viking Village and the History Centre at Avaldsnes give you the opportunity to see and feel the life of the Scandinavian Vikings that lived here thousand years ago.
Langfoss Waterfall

Langfoss Waterfall

Explore the fantastic waterfall has been rated as the number one waterfall by worldofwaterfalls.com. This is possibly one of the most beautiful cascade waterfalls in the world. The river spills over the side of a long mountain slope before it joins the waters of the Åkra Fjord. You can easily reach the waterfall by car.
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Skudesnes

Skudeneshavn is a pearl in the West. At the southernmost tip of Karmøy, where the lighthouses peer out over Skudefjord and the North Sea, lies the charming harbour and fishing village of Skudeneshavn. In the early nineteenth century, herring fishing led to rapid prosperity and the growth of the historically fascinating district called the Old Town.
Fjord Walks

Fjord Walks

In Haugesund you can come close to the essence of Norway with the beautiful fjords, rivers and lakes. A variety of trails give a splendid view of the landscape that can be explored all year around.
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Winter Activities

Haugesund and its surroundings offer a powder paradise for both alpine and cross-country skiers within a 30–90 minutes’ drive. Especially the Røldal Ski Destination is famous for its frequent snow fall and good skiing conditions.
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Steinfjellet

Steinfjellet provides an absolutely fantastic panoramic view. Rest your eyes on Haugesund and the North Sea from a height of 227 metres above sea level.
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Haraldshaugen

The national monument of the Unification of Norway was erected in 1872. This was done during the centennial celebrations of Norway’s unification into one kingdom.
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Haugesund Town Hall

The Town Hall was designed by the architects Gudolf Blakstad and Hermann Munthe-Kaas and was given as a gift to the town. It opened officially in 1931 and the park opened in 1949. The Town Hall is one of the most famous buildings in Norway and contains a wealth of artistic decorations.
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