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Eigerøy Lighthouse - Things to Know Before Visiting

Midbrødøya, 4370 Egersund, Norway

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About Eigerøy Lighthouse

Established in 1853-54, it has one of Europe’s most powerful lights. The lighthouse was built to ensure the safety of the shipping traffic along the coast. It was the first cast-iron tower to be built in Norway. Eigerøy bird-watching station was established by the lighthouse in 1991.


Attractions Near Eigerøy Lighthouse

Kvassheim fyr
Kvassheim fyr16.59km from Eigerøy Lighthouse

Kvassheim Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse located on the beach at Kvassheim in Hå municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The lighthouse is located about 2.5 kilometers south of the village of Vigrestad. The original building was established in 1912 and automated in 1984. In 1990, the lighthouse was replaced with a smaller, automated lighthouse located about 70 meters to the west of the old building. The old building is now used as a museum and landmark.

Jøssingfjord
Jøssingfjord30.59km from Eigerøy Lighthouse

Jøssingfjorden is a fjord in the Sokndal municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The 3-kilometer long fjord is narrow and deep and is surrounded by mountains. It sits about 4 kilometers southeast of the municipal center of Hauge. There is some settlement on the southeastern side of the fjord: the villages of Li, Vinterstø, and Bu. There is a road that runs along the southeast coast of the fjord, with sharp hairpin turns leading down from the mountains to the shore of the fjord both heading nort

Obrestad Lighthouse
Obrestad Lighthouse31.19km from Eigerøy Lighthouse

Obrestad Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse located on the north side of the small farming village of Obrestad in Hå municipality, Rogaland county, Norway. It sits on a promontory about 5 kilometres west of Nærbø. The square tower was first lit in 1873 and the tower was rebuilt in its present form in 1950. The lighthouse was automated in 1991 and has been a protected historical building since 2000.

Kongeparken
Kongeparken38.72km from Eigerøy Lighthouse

Kongeparken is Western Norway's largest amusement park and Rogaland's most popular attraction. he park offers over 60 different rides and adventures for the entire family and has been awarded several times for good service and innovative attractions.Kongeparken is Western Norway's largest amusement park and Rogaland's most popular attraction. he park offers over 60 different rides and adventures for the entire family and has been awarded several times for good service and innovative attractions.

Bakke bru
Bakke bru45.85km from Eigerøy Lighthouse

A beautiful suspension bridge that was located over the river Sira in the municipality of Flekkefjord in Agder, Norway. It was built in 1844 and listed as a historical monument in 1959. It was renovated several times to gain the shape of what now we see. It was one of the key attractions in this area and a look over to history.

The Science Factory
The Science Factory47.43km from Eigerøy Lighthouse

Science Factory is a museum and technological know-how center positioned at Sandnes, in Rogaland, Norway. The Science Factory opened in May 2008. It is a technology museum with exhibitions approximately mathematic, astronomy, chemistry, physics, artwork, and generation. The records of Sandnes additionally nicely as nearby records also showcased in the museum.

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Rogaland
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Mainly a coastal region with fjords, beaches, and islands. It is the center of the Norwegian petroleum industry.

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