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Hægebostad


Hægebostad in Norway Hægebostad municipality coat of arms

Population:
1,693

Areal:
461,6 km2


Hægebostad Local Directory


Accommodation, Businesses and more pictures from Hægebostad

Hægebostad muncipality has approximately 1.700 inhabitants and covers a area of 461,6 km2. Eiken is the centre of this inland district, which has an idyllic location close to a beautiful lake the Lygnevannet. This holiday centre has accommodation and many activities on offer. Why not try your luck fishing in Lygnevannet.

At the southern end of the lake lies Tingvatn, where you must not miss the village museum, Bygdemuseet with its mystical stone formations. Snartemo Station, which lies on the Sørlandsbanen railway line, is at the southernmost end of the district. It provides a rail link to other parts of the country several times a day.

SNARTEMOSVERDET

The Viking sword is part of the findings from the farm Snartemo. The Snartemosverdet from around 500 B.C. was found when land was being newly cultivated in 1933. A large stone slab had a cavity underneath which contained a stately tomb from the early 500's with a graced sword that later became known as the Viking sword. The site of the find is marked by a stone monument, close to Snartemo Station.

KVITÅFOSS WATERFALL

Waterfall in Landal valley. Height 225 metres.

TINGVATNSTEINENE

Old assembly place with stone rings and burial mounds dating from the Iron Age. Unique in the Nordic countries.

HEDDAN GARD

Old working farm. Guided tours, instruction, walks and beaver safaris.

BURIAL MOUNDS

Bryggeså, Eiken - 14 burial mounds in a well tended cultivated area.

ÆRENESET

Stone Age settlement, the only one known in Hægebostad.

HEKKFJELLET

Guided tours in the mountains in the summer. Hekkfjell is Northern Europe's southernmost mountain plateau and the southernmost area where wild reindeer are found.

TINGVATN - COURT

Agricultural fair, folklore, funfair, entertainment.

HÆGEBOSTADREIÅ

Cultural activities, farmers fare, exhibition and sale of home crafts.

MISSION RALLY

Old tradition with open-air service, food and coffee.

FISHING

Conditions are good at Lygnevannet and Lake Glenesvatn. Fishing also possible in rivers and lakes.