Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse - Things to Know Before Visiting
Fyrvejen 110, 9480 Løkken, Denmark
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About Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse
First lit on December 1900, Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse is located on the coast of north sea. It sits on top of a cliff, 60 meters above sea level. Due to the extra amount of erosion in the coast(1.5 meters per year), the lighthouse was moved 70 meters inland in 2019.
Attractions Near Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse
One of the most popular attractions in Denmark, Grenen is a long sandbar spit at Skagen Odde, a sandy penisula that stretches for about 30 kilometers. Grenen means "The Branch", named for its shape like a tree branch, reaching out from the mainland. It is the northern most end of Denmark.
Homborsund lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse located on the island Store Grønningen at the entrance to Homborsund outside Grimstad. The lighthouse is an example of a multi-family station as the lighthouse keeper lived together with his family on the island. The coastal strait is very busy during the summer, and the lighthouse has a great value of experience as part of the local environment.
Saltholmen Lighthouse is a lighthouse that is on a small island off the coast about 2 kilometers southeast of the town of Lillesand in Agder county, Norway. There has been a lighthouse here since 1882. The island and lighthouse are named Saltholmen. This name comes from the salt extraction industry established by Hans Nielsen Hauge that once was located there. The lighthouse is only accessible by boat and the site is open, but the building is not open to the public.
A vast and beautiful island located in the Lillesand municipality in Agder county, Norway. There are about 360 residents on the island located in scattered settlements across the island. The old outport, Brekkestø, lies on the south side of the island. The outport is one of the remains from the time of sailing ships in the Skagerrak coast. The island is largely characterized by summer tourism.
Blindleia is a 20-kilometer long inland waterway in the municipality of Lillesand in Aust-Agder county, Norway. The strait starts in the Gamle Hellesund or Ulvøysund areas in southern Høvåg in the southwest and it continues northeast past the city of Lillesand. It is a saltwater fjord passage that is protected from the open sea by an elongated archipelago of skerries and larger islands. There are several narrow gaps as part of the waterway, some of them only 10 meters wide.
Store Torungen Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse on the island of Store Torungen in the municipality of Arendal in Agder county, Norway. This lighthouse, together with the nearby Lille Torungen Lighthouse, mark the entrance from the Skaggerak through the outlying islands to the mainland town of Arendal. Both lighthouses were built in 1844 with the same specifications, making "twin" lighthouses marking the way to Arendal. The site of the Store Torungen Lighthouse is accessible only by boat. The