Activities and tourism


Troll cock

Trollpikken (The Troll cock) is a very special stone formation located outside the city of Egersund, Norway. 1-2 hours walk in total, depending on how fast you do hills. The entire walk is one big hill. Trollpikken is a phenomenon created by the ice during the last ice age which ended about 10,000 years ago. Enjoy and do not forget to publish on Instagram!


We start with an unforgettable guiding tour at the mining plant Titania, one of the most famous mining companies. The deposit of titanium Tellnes shows the biggest appearance from Ilmenit in the whole world.


The central und unique recreation area "Vannbassengene" is located in the east of Egersund. It offers many beautiful hinking trails, as well as lakes for fishing and swimming.

The good life in Sokndal

The municipality of Sokndal is in many respects a unique place worthy of a visit. Here you will find the little extras you are looking for whether you are on vacation, making a short stopover, attending meetings or live in our municipality. Our municipality is situated on the coast with hardly any protection from the North Sea.

Egersund Fayancemuseum

The Egersund Fayancemuseum is a museum that shows the production of the A / S Egersunds Fayancefabriks Co. (1847-1979). For 132 years, the factory provided the Norwegian people with ceramic. A / S Egersunds Fayancefabriks Co.


You will get an extraordinary and beautiful view from the Varberg, which is recognisable through its „Eiffel tower“.

Egersund Chocolate Factory

Egersund Chokolate Factory is a year-round attraction in the center of Egersund. Here you can buy real Egersund chocolate molded in the form of the Egersund Pilot Statue, and many other tasty variants.

Årstadgården (The Årstad Farm)

Arstadgarden, the oldest farm in Egersund has a very nice view over the harbor. It is only 5 minutes away from the Grand Hotel by foot. The interaction between the farm and the city developed in the years 1700 till 1850. Most of Egersunds‘ residents worked at the farm.

Eigerøy Lighthouse

The lighthouse is located in a very special geological area, just a short drive outside Egersund. We can help you booking a guided tour to the lighthouse. On the way to and from the lighthouse, you will gain insight into the unique geology of the area. You can also go to the top of the lighthouse and look at the spectacular view.

Causerie and lecture

Causerie by journalist and cabaret artist Arnt Olav Klippenberg. Arnt Olaf Klippenberg is from the lovely summer town of Egersund. Much of his performances and writing, similarily to his home town, is warm, funny and nice.

Egersund Christmas Town

In 2004, Egersund was voted as Santa's hometown in Norway. At the same time, and independently of this vote, a handful Egersunders were checking the possibilities for making a Christmas town in Egersund.