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Homborsund lighthouse

Fv38 187, 4888 Homborsund, Norway

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About Homborsund lighthouse

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.



Attractions near Homborsund lighthouse

Saltholmen Lighthouse7.72km from Homborsund lighthouse

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.

Lillesand Town- and Maritime Museum8.78km from Homborsund lighthouse

Lillesand Town and Shipping Museum is located in Carl Knudsen-garden in Agder. The main building is in Empire style from 1827 and is once again in its original colors. It contains a large collection of tools, kitchen utensils, and furniture which give a detailed picture of what our ancestors’ lives were like in a seaport. It is one of the key attractions in this area.

Dømmesmoen11.12km from Homborsund lighthouse

Dømmesmoen is a farm in the Grimstad municipality. The farm has in the 20th century been used as a horticultural school, and today belongs to the University of Agder and is used for a number of purposes in addition to being a hiking and recreation area. Dømmesmoen is located on Raet, the large end moraine from the last ice age, but is located a little southwest of Raet National Park. The farm has now been taken over by the Grimstad municipality, which is also responsible for the park.

Justøy11.15km from Homborsund lighthouse

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.

Blindleia15.39km from Homborsund lighthouse

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 Torungen22.06km from Homborsund lighthouse

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

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Agder is a county and historical district of Norway in the southernmost region of Norway. The name Agder is older than the Norwegian language. Its meaning is not known.