Skudeneshavn trip planner
Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free
is a town in Karmøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located on the southernmost tip of the island of Karmøy at the entrance to the Boknafjorden and Karmsundet strait. The town is part of the traditional district of Haugaland.The 2.5km2 town has a population of 3,364; giving the town a population density of. This makes Skudeneshavn one of the smallest towns in Norway . In 1990, it won second prize in NORTRA's competition for Norway's Best Preserved Small Town.HistoryThe village of Skudeneshavn was declared to be a "ladested" (port town) on 10 February 1858. Since towns were not allowed to be part of a rural municipality, Skudeneshavn was removed from the municipality of Skudenes, and it was established as its own urban municipality. Initially, Skudeneshavn municipality had 1,209 residents. On 1 January 1965, the town-municipality of Skudeneshavn was merged into the newly formed municipality of Karmøy (along with Skudenes, Avaldsnes, Stangaland, Kopervik, and Torvastad). Prior to the merger, Skudeneshavn had 1,275 residents. At the time of the merger, Skudeneshavn lost its status as a town. In 1996, after the law on towns had been changed, the municipality of Karmøy declared Skudeneshavn to be a town once again.Skudeneshavn is in Karmoy Municipality. Explore the family-friendly attractions of Skudeneshavn and add them to your vacation plans using our Norway trip itinerary app.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Skudeneshavn
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Skudeneshavn
Places to visit with Skudeneshavn
Recently planned trips to Karmoy Municipality
4 days in Akrehamn BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Rogaland BY A USER FROM NORWAY January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in Avaldsnes BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in Avaldsnes BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in Skudeneshavn BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 40 days in Norway BY A USER FROM DENMARK July, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium