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Visit Egersund and relax or do as most visitors, let yourself be carried away by all the activities we can offer.

Festivals in Egersund

Egersund is known for being a town where there is always something going on. Among the many events, our town has yearly festivals. We have the oldest Visefestival (authentic music festival in Norway), Fyrfestival (a celebration for people with special needs), Blues Festival, as well as Egersunds UGÅ (The Egersund Week), Autumn Market, Oktoberfest, Culture Night, the very popular Christmas Town and more.

See www.visitegersund.no for more information about the major events in Egersund.

Cultural center and cinema

At the heart of the town, you’ll find Egersund Kulturhus, towns’ cultural center and cinema. In addition to a varied program of the latest movies, the center also offers to see different shows, theater and danse performances from local and national artists.

See their program at: www.egersundkulturhus.no .

Dalane Folkemuseum

The museum consists of 8 different historical departments:

  • Slettebø
  • Fayancemuseum
  • Helleren
  • Bilstadhuset
  • Fishery museum in Sogndalstrand
  • Mysinghålå
  • Austrumdal museum
  • Mill at Fuglestad

Probably the most popular department is Fayancemuseum, which is directly related to faience industry that has played a significant role in the history of Egersund. The venue arranges occasional events for kids and grownups. Located at the center of the town, AMFI building.

See more at: www.dalanefolke.museum.no/

Shopping

Egersund is a natural shopping center for the whole southern Rogaland. In addition to two big shopping centers, Eger and Amfi, you will also find a cosy pedestrian street with local boutiques at the heart of the town.

There are also two chocolate factories in Egersund - Sjokoladehjørna and Chokoladefabrikk, where you’ll find a selection of local quality products, that might just be the perfect souvenirs from Egersund!

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Nightlife

Fancy a night out? Egersund has a rather diverse selection of bars and clubs, depending on your preferences. Most of the places are open on weekends, but every once in a while there will be events on regular days of the week as well. Here is a list of the popular bars in Egersund:

  • Mungåt ølbar
  • Corner Pub and Disco
  • Bartender
  • Pibbaren og Nelliken
  • Grandkjelleren
  • Hauen Kro
  • Hos Veli

For more information about events check www.visitegersund.no or Egersund Tourist Information on Facebook www.facebook.com/egersund.tourist.office/

Opprettet 25. februar 2010 av Sem Hadland. Oppdatert 16. mars 2017