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 Vandringshavn is a nice place for tours, activities and barbecues. Bring your drinks and food with you and enjoy a wonderful evening. Even we offer guided ski tours.


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.

Guided tour

If you want to lern more about Egersunds unique fish or the Fayance history we would recommend you to have a trip with one of our guides.

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.

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.


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.