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A relaxing plan

A good plan to go sightseeing, walking, relaxing and having a typical Norwegian meal in the summer... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Andrea B
Just get away from it all....

Utsira is a small island located off the the west coast of Norway (west, northwest of Skudneshavn... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Stephan S
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Stavanger, Norway
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Experience a night on the North Sea island of Utsira! Learn about theisland community living on Utsira. Daily ferry connection from Haugesund (Garpaskjærdkaien Quay). Situated 18 km west from Karmøy, Utsira is Norway’s smallest commune with...more
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Utsira, Haugesund 5547, Norway
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 January 2015

In opposition to many small islands, this is one that has a local, functional community. Can be visited by car, we went by bike and did´t regret. Cozy, narrow roads and gives a feeling of an old fishermens´village. Many ornithologists seek the place, due to...More

3  Thank ToothFairy777
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Reviewed 21 August 2012

If you want to have a break and you're near Haugesund, you can try to get to Utsira with the ferry, it tooks about an hour and the ticket costs 61 NOK. Just consider that the island is far 20 km from the Rogaland coast...More

3  Thank CharlyMorgoth
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

A good plan to go sightseeing, walking, relaxing and having a typical Norwegian meal in the summer :)

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Utsira is a small island located off the the west coast of Norway (west, northwest of Skudneshavn). There is one main asphalt road – about 2km - that leads from the northern harbor to the southern harbor. There are a few more gravel roads that...More

Thank Stephan S
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The 3 hour stay in this Island was worthwhile the trip with the good ship "Utsira" because of its noiseless and relaxing atmosphare. There is registret more than 315 different birds out here some nautical miles from the shores of Karmoy (From where Sig. Hansen/alaska...More

Thank Hans A
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Utsira is a nice place to visit in nice weather. a quaiet island, there lives only some few people. There is a grosery store at the south part, and there is several nice places to sleep over if you want. there is also a ligthhouse...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I visited Utsira this summer as many times before. Lovely nature, great place to spot birds, you always catch fish there and good Norwegian food.

1  Thank Kjetil H
Reviewed 15 September 2015

An hour and ten minutes by comfortable ferry from Haugesund, Utsira is a perfect place to walk, explore and relax. It takes about 25 minutes to walk from the north to the south of the island. There's a shop and post office with a cafe...More

Thank DPOC186225
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Unique. Even though there are several small fishing villages worth a visit alongside the Norwegian coast, this is probably the most "alive" today. It is also Norway's smallest municipality (200 inhabitants) and to witness this minitiature society is worth a visit. And, if you lake...More

1  Thank tormodel
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Streetart from different artists can be found along the whole island. Makes exploration so much more interesting!

Thank Jan H
Reviewed 8 January 2015

In opposition to many small islands, this is one that has a local, functional community. Can be visited by car, we went by bike and did´t regret. Cozy, narrow roads and gives a feeling of an old fishermens´village. Many ornithologists seek the place, due to...More

3  Thank ToothFairy777
Reviewed 3 December 2012

Utsira is an "exotic" island in the North Sea and Norway’s smallest commune with approximately 218 inhabitants. Utsira is the place you go to - not pass. The trip to Utsira takes about 60 minutes by boat/ferry and the voyage is exotic enough. Weather and...More

3  Thank Svein-Magne_Tunli
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