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!

Boat trip M/K Ørsdolen

M/K Ørsdølen is a boat that goes meanwhile in the holiday traffic on 17-kilometer-long Ørsdalsvannet in Bjerkreim. Ørsdølen was the last boat, which went on a lake in Rogaland to an organised route traffic. The traffic was officially discontinued in 1983.


The majesty of the Lysefjord - Kjerag is a popular mountain peak that towers a 1000 metres over the Lysefjord. The Lysefjord is 42 kilometres long (approximately 26 miles) and a pearl in Norwegian nature. The glaciers formed the fjord landscape during the last Ice Age, and can be called a canyon.


Trolltunga is one of the most spectacular rock formations of Norway. The cliff rises about 700 meters above the barrier lake „Ringdaksvatnet“. From up there, you get an unique and stunning view of the surrounding nature.


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 Månafossen, which has a head of water of 92 meters, is the highest waterfall of Rogaland and the ninth highest of Norway.


The Lysefjorden is one of Norway`s most breathtaking fjords. Join a 2,5 hr fjord cruise to the Pulpit Rock, one of the most iconic destinations in the world! You can also go by bus and hike to the Pulpit Rock during the summer season.


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.

Hiking ways in Egersund

The lighthouse is located in a very special geological area, just a short drive outside Egersund. We can help you book a guided tour to the lighthouse.

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.


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

Hellvik Egersund

A trip on the old railway track from Hellvik to Egersund You will go on a more than eight-kilometre mountainous route. When you walk slowly, you need perhaps 2 hours and 15 minutes to go through it.


An exciting offer for those who have never sailed and those who know only a little about sailing. As of Thursday, the 11.05.16, every Thursday until 29.09.16, except the month of July. Kl 1700 - 1900 Participation; Nysundhalsen, Exit Eigerøy Bridge The service is free and there is an introduction to the sport of sailing.

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.

Maurholen Golf Park

Maurholen Golfpark is a 9-hole course of a very high standard, which is ready to be played on after Easter. Here it is possible to arrange business trips with their own tournament, client events, golf lessons, a putting contest, or practice a little on the driving range. Grand Hotel has its own golf packages, including room and greenfee-card.

Fishing / Clay Pigeon Shooting

Grand Hotell, and the town of Egersund, are only a 10 minutes drive from one the country´s best salmon rivers, Bjerkreimelva. Fly-fishing courses can be arranged in connection with salmon fishing in Bjerkreimselva. Fishing licenses must be purchased on

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.


Experience Egersund by bike! The bikeride lets you see and hear about the Elverøy dancing place, the Viking Age silver treasure at the Årstad farm, the view from the Varberg hill and the entrance to the port of Egersund.

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.