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.
Can you walk around Haugesund?
Hiking around Haugesund is one of the best ways to experience more of the landscape, although finding the right route is not always easy. To help, here are the top 20 hikes and walks around Haugesund — so you can just get out and go.
Can you walk into Haugesund from cruise terminal?
The cruise port in Haugesund is located on the small island of Risøy that is attached to the mainland and downtown Haugesund by the Risøy Bridge. It is easily walkable, and sign posted from the port; it is 1.3km from the central tourist information centre and would take approximately 15 minutes to walk.