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Smøla


Smøla in Norway Smøla municipality coat of arms

Population:
2,146

Areal:
281,9 km2


Smøla Local Directory


Accommodation, Businesses and more pictures from Smøla

Smøla muncipality has approximately 2.200 inhabitants and covers a area of 281,9 km2. Smøla lies furthest north in Møre and Romsdal and consists of numerous larger and smaller islands. The main island has Norway's largest lowland prairies, an enormous landscape of bogs and flatland. In a ring around the main island lie small villages with boat houses and wharfs, lovely wooden churches, and widespread fishing and fishing industries.

The island of Smøla is famous for its many different birds. Smøla has frequent ferry connections to the islands to the east, and to the mainland. Smøla has several very interesting small museums, and besides these it has quite a lot of large farms specializing in carrot production. The landscape is unique and is an eldorado for lovers of nature and culture, anglers, ramblers and divers. One of Smøla´s greatest attractions is the fishing village of Veiholmen.

VEIHOLMEN

Furthest north lies the fishing station of Veiholmen where there is always lots of activity with fishing, fishermen, and fishing industry. The landscape is unique and is an eldorado for lovers of nature and culture, anglers, ramblers and divers.

Haugjegla Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse located in Smøla. It is located on a waveswept skerry about 1 kilometre north of Veiholmen on the north side of the island. The lighthouse is only accessible by boat. Haugjegla is also known as Veiholmen Lighthouse.

KULI STONE

Kulisteinen from the year 1000.

EDØY OLD CHURCH

Edøy old church of stone from the middle-ages built in 1190.

FRU GURI of EDØY

The historical play about Fru Guri of Edøy is performed each year.

COPPER MINES

Copper mines from 1723.

FISHING

Smøla is a place for all who likes sea, boats, fishing and swimming. Good trout fishing in freshwater.

GOLF

Smøla Golfclub is a golf course with 9 holes and a variation of difficulties. The course lies at the outermost archipelago facing the ocean.