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  Haugesund at AllExperts
Haugesund is a city and municipality in the county of Rogaland, Norway.
Haugesund is a port city, and there is a catamaran service to Stavanger and Bergen.
Haugesund Airport, Karmøy is located on the island of Karmøy southwest of Haugesund.
en.allexperts.com /e/h/ha/haugesund.htm   (325 words)

  Haugesund - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Haugesund is a city and municipality in the county of Rogaland, Norway.
Haugesund Airport, Karmøy is located on the island of Karmøy southwest of Haugesund.
Haugesund was founded in 1854 when it was divided from Torvastad, a former neighbouring municipal.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Haugesund   (568 words)

 Haugesund - SAS Braathens
Haugesund is Norway's leading commercial centre, situated on the North Sea coast.
Haugesund is an attractive holiday destination for outdoor life: walking, bathing, and fishing just outside the town centre.
Haugesund Lufthavn, Karmøy ligger 13 km fra Haugesund sentrum.
www.sasbraathens.no /en/Destinations/Haugesund/?vst=true   (184 words)

 Haugesund - visitnorway.com
Haugesund was first heard of when Snorre Sturlasson mentioned it in 1217 in connection with the death of Harald Hårfagre (in the year 930).
Haugesund was granted town status by King Oscar 2 and will celebrate its 150th anniversary on 26 August 2004.
With the North Sea as its closest neighbour Haugesund is strongly dependent on the earning potential provided by the sea, a fact that leaves its mark on the town.
www.visitnorway.com /templates/NTRarticle.aspx?id=40661   (589 words)

 SAS Braathens - Haugesund   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Haugesund is Norway's leading commercial centre, situated on the North Sea coast.
Haugesund is an attractive holiday destination for outdoor life: walking, bathing, and fishing just outside the town centre.
Haugesund Lufthavn, Karmøy ligger 13 km fra Haugesund sentrum.
www.braathens.no /WCM/templates/Page____1111.aspx   (184 words)

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Haugesund Billedgalleri is beautifully situated overlooking the Town Park and bandstand.
Haugesund Billedgalleri has six exhibition areas, a combination of the original white wooden house, a large architectural extension built in 1978, and the latest extension; a two-floor building opened in 2004.
Haugesund Kunstforening (Haugesund Art Society) is one of the largest Art Societies in Norway.
www.haugesund-billedgalleri.net /englishinbrief.htm   (339 words)

 Haugesund, Norway, Pictures
Haugesund extends over the small islands of Risøy, which has a modern harbor, and the Hasseløy.
In 1965 Haugesund annexed Torvastad, on the island of Karmøy, with which it is connected by a bridge over the Karmsundet.
Haugesund has an art gallery and a city museum, and is the site of the annual Norwegian film festival.
www.greatestcities.com /Europe/Norway/Haugesund_city.html?redir=1   (230 words)

 Haugesund.kommune.no : Kulturprisen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Kulturprisen skal primært være en honnør for langvarig og/eller særs betydningsfull innsats for kulturlivet i Haugesund.
Forslag på kandidater skal inneholde en kort redegjørelse for det arbeidet kandidaten har utført, og en vurdering av den betydning kandidatens arbeid har hatt for kulturlivet i Haugesund.
Et utvalget bestående av ordfører, leder og nestleder for styret i Haugesund Kultur og festivalutvikling KF og kultursjef avgjør hvem som skal få prisen.
www.haugesund.kommune.no /cgi-bin/haugesund/imaker?id=3419   (219 words)

 Flavour of Haugesund - Stavanger Travel
Haugesund is a young town, populated since 1271 but with roots dating back to Viking times.
The surrounding countryside of Haugalandet has many beautiful hiking areas and places of interest, with the Hardanger Fjord area to the north east and the island of Karmoy - Avaldsnes with viking history and church and including Gamle Skudeneshavn old wooden town - to the south west.
There are ferries from Denmark and England and Haugesund airport is on Karmoy.
www.stavangertravel.com /welcome/haugesund.cfm   (291 words)

 Cheap Flights to Haugesund
Haugesund lies on the shipping route roughly halfway between Bergen and Stavanger in the magnificent southwestern fjord area of Norway.
Haugesund airport lies on Karmøy Island on the west coast, just 8 miles SW of Haugesund and south of Bergen.
A shuttle bus transports Ryanair flight passengers to Haugesund, this bus connects with the Stavanger and Bergen buses leaving from Haugesund Flotmyr bus terminal.
www.lowfareflights.co.uk /Haugesund-Flights.htm   (254 words)

 Haugesund, Norway hotel close to the North Sea - Clarion Collection, NO027
This Haugesund hotel is minutes from the historic Town Hall and Røvær, a small island in the county of Rogaland.
Each August, the residents of Haugesund drag their tables out of their homes and create one giant table and enjoy the largest herring buffet in the world.
Translated, the name of this annual festival in Haugesund means "herring jazz", but nonetheless Sildajazz is rated as one of the most important jazz festivals in a country where every other city seems to have its own event.
www.choicehotels.com /ires/en-US/html/HotelInfo?hotel=NO027   (433 words)

 Deep Purple : reviews/05-1/haugesund.html
The tent in Haugesund was crowded with about 6,000 people in great rock and roll mood and the band was in perfect shape.
If somebody had told me that in 1972 that Deep Purple was going to play in Haugesund, a town at the south west coast of Norway, I would have laughed.
Before the concert in Haugesund I've heard Deep Purple live two times before, in Oslo in 1998 and in Drøbak in 2000.
www.thehighwaystar.com /reviews/05-1/haugesund.html   (1060 words)

Haugesund Theatre has taken the initiative to mark one of Norway’s greatest and most individual artists by a new theatre production about the composer Fartein Valen (1887-1952).
Through a work period in Madagascar in November 2003 a project group from Haugesund Theatre will be evaluate the possibilities for a collaboration with Malagasy artists and institutions in creating a performance based on Fartein Valens life and music.
Haugesund Theatre is a Norwegian project-theatre and has gained a rich experience through co-productions with both institutions and independent artists in Norway and internationally.
www.haugesund-teater.no /fartein_valen_en.htm   (552 words)

 Haugesund and Haugalandet - Holidays in Western Norway
The town of Haugesund on the west coast dates back to Viking times and is said to be Norway's birthplace.
Sound is at the very heart of Haugesund.
Between Haugesund and Bergen, wonderful luxury holiday apartment by fjords, mountains and skerries.
www.norwaydirect.co.uk /western-norway/haugesund.asp   (276 words)

 Haugesund to Bergen - SkipperGuide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
From Haugesund, a protected passage to Bergen inside the skerry belt is possible.
13 nm south-westwards from Haugesund there is the island Utsira which names this waters.
Haugesund – Larger city with industry and dockyard with a marina and a protected, but distant anchorage.
www.skipperguide.com /wiki/Haugesund_bis_Bergen   (303 words)

 Adventist Review: A Harbor in Haugesund
The Haugesund congregation's circumstances are similar to those of dozens of Adventist churches scattered across this country of 4.5 million: the average age of members is above 60; there are few young adults or children, even though Haugesund used to have large, thriving youth and Pathfinder programs.
The renovated youth ministry center of the Haugesund church was certainly appealing, and, along with the existing outdoor ministries program called "Trygge Valg" ("safe choices"), dramatically boosted the participation of area youth in the ministry.
Regulations accompanying the state funding stipulated that the activities must aim at and include youth of all faiths and of no faith in the region, and be open to the participation of all in the target range.
www.adventistreview.org /2005-1512/story1.html   (2063 words)

 Haugesund Ferry port - Haugesund Ferries information - directferries.com
Haugesund is currently one of the most exciting growth regions in Norway.
From Haugesund, more than 160 000 people can be reached within an hour or so by car or high speed passenger ferry.
The railway station is located in the center of town.
www.directferries.ie /haugesund.htm   (176 words)

 Hotel in Haugesund Norway, Hotel Haugesund Online Booking
Hotel Haugesund: At Hotel Haugesund you find cheap hotel and more exklusive hotel.Haugesund was granted town status in 1854, but known because of the unification of Norway by the famous Wiking Harald Hårfagre in 930.
Haugesund has beautiful walking country with excellent view points just outside the town centre.
Haugesund is Norway’s leading conference and festival town.
www.hotell.no /index.jsp?frame=destination&destination_id=5&language=eng   (123 words)

 Danica Foods "Haugesund"
The juice, nectars and ice tea are produced on a fully automated filling line and delivered in Tetra Slim Aseptic 1.5 Litre cartons with re-cap opening.
Danica Foods - Haugesund, located on the west coast of Norway, was established in 1990.
Danica Foods – Haugesund is part of the Danish Good Food Group.
www.danica-foods.no /haugesund.htm   (163 words)

 Haugesund - Wikitravel
Haugesund is a city in the region West Norway of Norway and the Viking capital of the World.
The Viking Settlement at Avaldsnes is copy of a Viking settlement, complete with a longhouse and all the requisites, has been reconstructed, just below the Church of Olav in Avaldsnes.
There are numerous restaurants on the harbor and we recommend Lothes Mat og Vinhus for the best eating in Haugesund.
wikitravel.org /en/Haugesund   (168 words)

 Haugesund Reiseführer − Wikitravel
Haugesund ist eine Stadt der Festivals: seit 1987 findet im Sommer das Silda Jazz-Festival statt; ebenso ist das "International Film Festival" mit Verleihung des Amanda-Prisen, dem norwegischen Gegenstück zum "Oscar", inzwischen im Kulturkalender etabliert.
Haugesund bietet eine Reihe besuchenswerter Ziele sowohl im Stadtgebiet als auch im näheren Umland.
Haugesund ist ein Oberzentrum und bietet in der Gågata (Fußgängerzone) eine reiche Auswahl an Shopping-Möglichkeiten.
wikitravel.org /de/Haugesund   (588 words)

 Trying To Leave Haugesund
If you ask for driving directions from Haugesund, Norway to Trondheim, Norway it will send you on a very strange route.
Also, if you ask for directions from Kopervik (which is right down the road from Haugesund) to Trondheim, it will send you on the correct (non-North Sea) route.
Maybe Haugesund is one of those places that you can get to, but you're never supposed to leave (only by sea, and once you're there you'll discover that no ships are ever scheduled for departure).
www.museumofhoaxes.com /hoax/weblog/permalink/trying_to_leave_haugesund   (223 words)

 Haugesund hotels and accommodation, hotel reservations in South West, by all-hotels.com
This is an ideal choice for the traveller who needs to be near Haugesund airport.
Located 3km from city centre it is a modern hotel with a beautiful view of the nearby sea -Conference facilities cater for up to...
The Clarion Collection is located less than one mile from the Karmsund Folkemuseum and Haugesund Art Gallery, approximately 14...
www.all-hotels.com /europe/norway/south_west/haugesund_e1.htm   (582 words)

 Haugesund, Norway Car Hire Guide from Auto Europe
Haugesund is a small lively town where one can marvel at the numerous historical sites.
Auto Europe offers several Haugesund, Norway pick up locations and a large car hire fleet, Auto Europe in Haugesund, Norway is Car Hire made easy with the best rates available!
Hire a car in Haugesund, Norway and visit one of the best tourist destinations the world to see what it has to offer.
www.auto-europe.co.uk /car-hire/Haugesund-hire-guide.cfm   (364 words)

 Filmfestivalen i Haugesund
Haugesund, 17 - 24 August 2007, Children's Film Fest 19 - 23 August, New Nordic Films 21 - 24 August.
With five fully Norwegian and two semi-Norwegian films, this is almost a new record for the Norwegian International Film Festival.
With a programme of eighty-six films, an increasingly growing market (New Nordic Films) and a brand-new Amanda show, Haugesund is once again ready to receive film industry representatives from the whole world, and the Nordic countries especially.
www.filmweb.no /filmfestivalen2006/english   (101 words)

 Cheap flights to Haugesund, Norway | Cheap Haugesund flights from Onlinetravel.com
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www.onlinetravel.com /cheap_flights/Norway_Haugesund.asp   (307 words)

 Haugesund Ferry Port - information for travelling to Haugesund ferry port
For ferry bookings, please visit our Haugesund Ferry or Ferry to Haugesund pages.
We can also arrange hotels in Haugesund and many cities and destinations throughout Europe.
For more information and booking please visit our Haugesund accommodation page.
www.directferries.co.uk /haugesund.htm   (174 words)

 Haugesund Hotels: Cheap hotels in Haugesund, South West
Check out our great deals on cheap Haugesund hotel accommodation for leisure travel, holiday getaways and breaks from lastminute.com Book from our fantastic selection of discount hotels in Haugesund today.
The Clarion Collection is located less than one mile from the Karmsund Folkemuseum and Haugesund Art Gallery, approximately 14 miles from the Haugesund...
In the middle of Sogn Og Fjordane, the county of glaciers, fjords and mountains you will find the Comfort Hotel Forde.Rates are based on double occupancy.
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