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!

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.

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.

Guided Brewery Tour

Berentsens Brygghus is a 119-year-old beverage producer. They produce everything from soft drinks to beer and schnapps. In 2003 Berentsen started to sell Rogalandspils (Rogaland beer) which was brewed by Aass Brewery in Drammen.

Wine Tasting

Grand Hotell offers wine courses and activities related to wine tasting, wine quiz and "create your own cuvèe". In our wine cellar and newly renovated Grand Cellar we offer Introduction to Wine Tasting and courses on Chablis, Champagne, Cognac or liquor.


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.