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Welcome to Egersund and Dalane

Egersund kirke fra sjøen

How to get to Egersund

Egersund is the southernmost town in the western part of Norway and the center of the region called Dalane. The communication beween Egersund and the other destinations you want to visit is quite easy.

Egersund havn og sentrum

About Egersund

The island of Eigerøy acts as a natural break-water shielding the mainland from the rough waves coming from the North Sea. It provides welcome shelter for sailors on the exposed coast between Lista and North Jæren and has provided excellent conditions for recreational sailing, fishing and shipping for centuries, and has helped put Egersund on the map as one of the biggest fishing ports in Norway.


What to see

Below is a list of some of the attractions you should visit during a stay in Egersund.


What's on

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

Grand hotell i Egersund

Where to sleep and eat

In Egersund you’ll find multiple options for accomodation. There is one hotel in town - Grand Egersund, located at the very center. The hotel is part of De Historiske, a historical hotel concept in Norway and has good capacity.

Helt til topps. Foto: Jone Omdal

From fjords to mountains

Egersund and the lovely sourroundings Dalane is located at the south coast of Rogaland. The mild climate and the rich fish resources have always been important for this region. The area was settled as soon as the ice melted over what represents today’s Norway.

Fisking i Vannbassengene


With it's long coast line Dalane has built a close association with the sea and the harvesting of its resources. Sports-fishermen from Europe have discovered just how good the catches can be in Dalane. In addition to the superior seafishing facilities some of Norway’s best salmon-rivers run through the area.