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Ryvingen Lighthouse

Ryvingen, Mandal 4514 Norway
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The lighthouse was established in 1867 and was manned until 2002. The Norwegian state owns the southern part of the island (approx. 30 acres). Large sections of Ryvingen now form part of the Skjaergardsparken nature reserve. There is a pier and a wharf in the harbour. In summer the Ryvingens Venner association is responsible for accommodation at the lighthouse. Accommodation is available on a first come first served basis. It is possible to pre-book a limited number of places per night. You may call the lighthouse to enquire about availability before setting off. During the winter months, Rita Dyrstad is the hostess at the lighthouse. Accommodation may be pre-booked during this period. Details – summer: 19 beds in eight rooms, own kitchen and lounge for guests. Full kitchen equipment is available. Bring bed linen/sleeping bags. There is an outdoor toilet but no shower facilities. Water from the cistern is drinkable. No organised transportation is available, but you can contact the tourist office for information about boat hire and/or hire of skippered boats. Details – winter: 17 beds in five rooms. The cottage is heated and bed linen, duvets and pillows are available for hire. The guests have access to toilet and shower in the lighthouse keeper’s quarters. Full kitchen equipment is available.
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Annette wrote a review Jul 2020
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania178 contributions20 helpful votes
A “must see place” if along these shores. The south cape of Norway with amazing scenery, the lighthouse is worth a visit. Several galleries in the caves as well as museum and gallery. Amazing even on a rainy day !
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Andreas wrote a review Jul 2019
Mandal, Norway16 contributions
For et himmelsk sted på jord. Har vært fyrvert i en uke kombinert med ferie. Masse hyggelige mennesker, bading i ferskvann og sjø. Krabbefiske, turer til Varden og samtidig er ikke land langt unna om du må hente nye forsyninger eller folk. Dette ga virkelig mersmak.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
Kristin1648 wrote a review Oct 2018
Oslo, Norway20 contributions10 helpful votes
No TV hardly any radio, just the sound of nature. Here you can experience the far south of Norway from the island of Ryvingen. The island is quite big so it will take some time to explore it. Fishing, we got three fish in short time. MMMM. We adventured really windy weather, and enjoyed it. Must be lovely in summer too. I noticed a sandy beach far east.
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Date of stay: October 2018
Atle H wrote a review Oct 2015
94 contributions6 helpful votes
Er du interessert i en tur på et av Norges flotteste fyr? Dette er plassen. Her kan du leie en enkelt seng eller hvorfor ikke leie hele fyret? Dette er en opplevelse du kommer til å huske resten av livet. Alle fasiliteter med flott kjøkken innlagt vann og toalett. Kommer tilbake, det er sikkert.
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Date of stay: October 2015Trip type: Traveled with friends
Svein B wrote a review Sep 2015
Kristiansand, Norway148 contributions16 helpful votes
Ryvingen, en naturopplevelse på Norges sydspiss. Innkvarteringen er meget enkel standard. Overnattingsmulighetene er på flermanns rom med køyesenger, self catering og eget sengetøy. Men ellers reint og pent. Her ute er det naturen som er opplevelsen som er attraksjonen,
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Date of stay: August 2015
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Trip type: Traveled with friends
NorwaySouthern NorwayVest-AgderMandal MunicipalityMandal
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ryvingen Lighthouse
Which popular attractions are close to Ryvingen Lighthouse?
Nearby attractions include Sjøsanden (3.9 miles), Furulunden (4.3 miles), and Buen Kulturhus (4.2 miles).
What are some restaurants close to Ryvingen Lighthouse?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mandalsstua, Smoi, and Marna Cafe.
Are there any historical sites close to Ryvingen Lighthouse?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Vigeland Hus (4.4 miles).