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    City from a nature trail
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    by Fiskaaen Updated Apr 4, 2011

    Ryvarden Lighthouse or Ryvarden Fyr ( In Norwegian) is an lighthouse in Mølstrevåg in Sveio Commune. There is an 2 km long road that you must walk to come to the lighthouse from carpark at the seaside. Normaly you can't drive the whole way to the lighthouse, only by permission.

    The Road to Ryvarden is accessable whole year. The Lighthouse was build in 1860-61 and there was made upgrade to the lighthouse a few times. Now the Lighthouse is an Art-Gallery, and a Flokemuseum

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    by Fiskaaen Updated Apr 4, 2011

    This is the highest mountain in Sveio. It's takes from 1 to 2 hours to walk to the mountain top. there is beautiful view from the top in all directions. On pretty days you see to Bergen and Stavanger from this Mountain. A nature trail or smal path starts from Valenstrand School, parking is by the school

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    by Fiskaaen Updated Mar 25, 2005

    This is an mountain 186 meters above the sea. It's takes from 30 minut to on hour to come to the top of the mountain. The path to the mountain starts from a forrest trail from the mainroad \

    There is an old castle ruin from the 400-700 A.D or older on the top of the mountain.

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    by Fiskaaen Written Mar 27, 2005

    Lake Rognavatnet is medium size water south from Mount Ramsfjell. This area has a beautyful scenary.

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    by Fiskaaen Updated Mar 27, 2005

    In Molstre in Sveio there is an Mineral Mine from Old mining days, it's not know to tourist. There has been mining of Muskovite, or biotite or a another sort of mineral in the past. The Mine location is in Sondre Molstre in Sveio.

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    by Fiskaaen Written Mar 25, 2005

    This is an smal path not far away from Sveio Centrum this path lays near a small settlement call Fjellstad. This nature trail is quite long and if you go whole way trough you come to the highway near a settlement Called Tveit.

    There is both mountains, forrest, swamplands and smal og bigger waters in the Area. You can see Lake Furuvatnet on the trail it's an drinking water for many people in Sveio. The trail goes trough areas where there is nessary to be careful spesially if you go of the trail. Has some small cliffs, one at least 2 meters down.

    The nature trail has also archologial remains from the stoneage, there is a ruin of an settlement some meters after the small earth cliff. The trail has at least two mountains that you can climb or walk right up to. Mount Kattaberget ca 90 m.o.h and Mount ramsfjellet ca 150 m.o.h.

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