Tales from the West: Ovågen Bay

GPS coordinates
Latitude: 60.566849491
Longitude: 4.8645401000
5337 Rong

Phone56 38 50 50


From the Coastal Museum in Øygarden we’ll take you on a journey around the surrounding bay, where you can experience 10000 years’ of natural and cultural history. From the perspective of the area’s fishermen and farmers, we’ll unravel the area’s rich history, from its geology to its more recent cultural history. The tour takes place mostly outdoors. The English language tour needs to be booked in advance. Please arrive in good time at the meeting place where you'll be able to purchase a ticket from your guide.

Meet at: The Coastal Museum in Øygarden

Through prior arrangement, this tour can be booked throughout the year.




Price from

01/01/2013 - 30/06/2014TicketsAdults70.00
01/01/2013 - 30/06/2014TicketsChildren0.00
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The Coastal Museum, Øygarden

The Museum, set in a beautiful maritime area, traces the lives of Øygarden’s coastal inhabitants from the ice age until the present day.
Address: Ovågen, 5337 Rong
Telephone: 53 00 61 40

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Tales from the West

The Tales from the West tours can be experienced around Sotra and Øygarden, which are situated close to Bergen. The tours can be booked throughout the year and your guide will take you on a vibrant, narrative journey that will give you a new and interesting perspective on the westland’s coastal culture. Telephone: 56 32 02 00

DESTINATION SOTRA/ØYGARDEN: Tel +47 56 32 02 00 Email Coast Adventure Post address: Kysteventyret, postboks 289, N-5342 Straume, Norway.

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