Which country Haugesund?
Haugesund, town, southwestern Norway. A North Sea port, Haugesund is a shipbuilding and repair centre and has an 899-foot (274-metre) dry dock that was the largest in Scandinavia at its completion in 1979. The town is a base for offshore oil activities in the North Sea.
What is Haugesund known for?
Haugesund is also one of the best places you’ll find to explore the Viking period, regarded as the home of Viking kings for centuries. A reconstructed village in Avaldsnes on the island of Karmøy, just south of Haugesund, is where Norway’s first king, Harald Fairhair, had his royal seat.
Are there fjords in Haugesund?
Åkrafjorden. The Åkrafjord is a fjord in Etne municipality, around an hour and a half by car from the centre of Haugesund.