ABOUT THE REGION
WHERE TO STAY
WHAT TO DO
WHAT TO SEE
What's on in Sunnhordland?
About the region
Engesund is a 350-year old inn and trading post in the Fitjar islands.
The town-style main house was built in 1840 by the adventurous sailing ship skipper Tollev Thomsen from Tysnes.
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Listed farm cluster from the 18th century featuring an archaeological exhibition of relics and old artefacts from the area. The restored Røykstova (smoke...
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The home of the composer Fartein Valen (1887-1952) is located in Valevåg, and has been preserved as a museum. Here the famous composer lived much of his life,...
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Place of cult worship, sun worshipand army exercise drills, with
stocks, and relics from several churches. Turn off the main road
towards Godøysund and follow...
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Rock carvings at Helgaberg at Stødle and Duesteinen and Bruteigsteinen in Stordalen can be viewed.
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A relic from the days when King Harald Fairhair and, later on, his son, Håkon the Good, had a royal estate on Fitjar. This is the old well that was called ‘the...
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The Barony in Rosendal is the smallest "palace" in Scandinavia, the only one of its kind in Norway and a major attraction in Western Norway.
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The church lies beautifully situated near the Håkonar park, in the middle of the centre of Fitjar. Up to 1866, a stone church dating to the twelfth century...
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Fjelberg Rectory is known as one of the most splendid rectories in Norway. Here you will find 10 buildings, the oldest of which dates back to 1650.
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Stødle church - Etne
Stødle church is Etne’s principal church. Erling Skakke probably built its older section in the middle of the twelfth century, and there...
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The cholera churchyard is best known as “The churchyard by the sea,” a composition by Fartein Valein. The churchyard is about a 20-minute walk along a sign-posted path from Nappebrua. It is a bathing place near the churchyard.
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The Skånevik Inn
Renovated wood house from 1785, containing a café and a village museum. Mini concertos on Saturdays in the school summer holidays.
Open Friday and Saturday 11.00 am - 14.00 pm Coffee with light food.
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Lodging and warehouse for the owners of the Frugards mill, this mill was in operation until the 1950's. A collage shows the history of industry by the Frugardsverg (mill, timber mill, shipbuilding, and power station).
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An old trading post and inn situated idyllically in the straits between Stordøya and Færøy in Langenuen, the post was in use from 1630 to 1965, when it was moved to Sandvikvåg. Possibilities for accommodation.
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The rock on the eastern side of Tysnes is rich in lime. It was used for lime burning for many hundreds of years and provided the farms in the area with an...
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