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Day trips to Utsira

Street art and seafood on Utsira

Enjoy street art and delicious seafood and experience life at a lighthouse. Utsira may be a small island, but offers plenty of different experiences and great hospitality.


Slightly active

7 hours


Take the Utsira ferry

The only way to get to Utsira is by boat from Garpaskjærskaien quay in the centre of Haugesund. The crossing takes around 70 minutes.

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Hire a bike or explore Utsira on foot

Utsira is perfect for exploring by bike or on foot. Bring your own bike or contact Utsira Overnatting to hire one.

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Street art on arrival

You will find large and small works of art as soon as the boat arrives in Nordvikvågen. Check the street art map to make sure that you don't miss any.

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Let her be free

Stop to take photos at the work of art entitled ‘Let her be free’. You will find art from all over the world on the island, and this particular piece was created by contemporary artists Icy & Sot from Iran.

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Utsira lighthouse

Visit Norway's only remaining twin lighthouse, which was listed by the Directorate for Cultural Heritage in 1999. You can spend the night at the lighthouse complex, and there is also a lighthouse café (it has no fixed opening hours, so remember to check in advance).

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Delicious seafood at Dahmsgård

Daniella and Hans will give you a warm welcome and serve a delicious meal in their cosy and intimate restaurant. Remember to check their opening hours. It's a good idea to book in advance – they will open their door and their kitchen for you if they have a table available.

© Dahmsgård Utsira

JPS gallery

Visit the JPS horror gallery in the basement of the old school on Utsira – if you’re brave enough…


Joker Utsira

The local shop on Utsira is not just any old shop. As well as ordinary groceries, you will find a variety of delicacies from the sea. If you visit Utsira on a sunny day, what could be better than to buy some prawns and crab and enjoy them by the water’s edge? Day trips in Skudeneshavn Here you will find our tips on what to do when you visit Skudeneshavn.

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