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Egersund

Country
Norway
State
Rogaland
City
Egersund
Type of Location
Multiple
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How to Reach

By Air

Stavanger airport (IATA: SVG) is an international airport.Flights to Amsterdam, Bergen, Copenhagen, Kristiansand and Oslo.As well as other destinations.Haugesund airport (IATA: HAU) has among other, scheduled flights to Bergen and Oslo.

By Train

From continental Europe, trains run from Gothenburg and Stockholm in Sweden to Oslo.From Oslo, there are several lines to end stations on the West coast.Raumabanen (an arm of Dovrebanen, the Oslo-Trondheim line) runs from Dombas to andalsnes.Bergensbanen connects Oslo and Bergen across the mountain.The famous Flamsbana (Flam railway) branches off Bergensbanen at Myrdal.Sorlandsbanen connects Oslo and Stavanger via Kristiansand in South Norway.

Key places to visit
Dalane Blues Festival, Dalane Folk Museum, Egersund Fayance museum, Stop Read Einan, Beach Street, High Street, Hauen


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Places to Visit

Dalane Blues Festival

Dalane Blues Festival in Egersund last weekend in May each year.The festival offers music from different genres like rock and Rhythm n blues.During the festival you can catch the 30 concerts on five different stages that vary both in size and shape.There are also blue cruise.

Dalane Folk Museum

Dalane Folk Museum is the regional museum of valleys.The museum buildings and construction in all municipalities in the valleys.The museum's main facility is in eight buildings on Slettebo, Eigersund.The building itself is well preserved history.The large main building was built around 1850 as a summer residence for Judge Feyer.The exhibitions of artifacts from the life and work in the district provides a broad and diverse view of society in the past.In the summer of 1998 also opened the new museum cafe and museum shop in the former coach.The museum is situated in Feyer old garden and is an ideal tourist destination for both young and old.

Egersund Fayance museum

A branch of valleys folk museum.It is the first and only fajansemuseum and was opened in 1986 on Owning in Egersund.Steintoyindustrien who 132 years gave livelihood to a large district is today a major cultural attraction.The museum marked in 1 997 one hundred and fifty year anniversary of the establishment of fayancefabrikken with the new exhibition.Here special mention cup exhibition showing a selection of factory manifold cup production through the ages - both everyday cups and "best cups."The plant's last designer Kaare Block Johansen who worked from the end of the 1950s is given a significant place.

Stop Read Einan

A relatively unknown attraction because it is not well signposted and that The route there is not much to brag about.Sources in the municipality says it is working with the same answer they have given for many years."Stop Read Einan "is a "Stonehenge" (England) in the smaller version ie a stone circle.It is over 1000 years old and some believe it can be show 2000 years old.Who built it and why is unknown.The stone circle stands above Skara Brekka just outside the center of Egersund.

Beach Street

Beach Street has a dense and varied buildings.Strand Street was formerly the city's main street.It was after an adjustment made in 1843 by fire.By rebuilding the fire area regulated by the city's renaissance principles and the city was a city planner for the grid model ie straight streets in uniform grid.Towards the sea were the merchants and skipsredernes properties while the sailors, artisans, etc. held to the slopes on the opposite side of the street.Strand Street is often referred to as a street in the late Empire style.

High Street

As the name says this has also been the main street in Egersund before motoring really made its appearance and demanded a different standard of roads.But the street is alive and well and is still a bustling commercial street.Access for pedestrians and with a wide range of cozy and personal business. At the junction of Church Street is Grisatorget the site of earlier times trade in piglets been given. School Vaksvik sculpture in the square reminds us of this.

Hauen

In a way Egersund "medieval".Although the buildings here throughout the ages have probably gone through constant changes is the site the same as when the area was developed probably in the period 1750 - 1800.Strasbourg has grown by itself evolved from the needs and uses not for any city.There were houses, sheds, garages, barns and stables in perfect union.The area was threatened by demolition in the late 70th century but appears in its restored form of business, tavern etc.

Right Time to Visit

September - December
March - July

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