Catching herring on the fjord by the wharfs in Råkvåg, Norway

Catching herring on the fjord by the wharfs in Råkvåg, Norway

See the old wharfs from the time when the herring fishing was great. There was also a cannery. Walk along the piers and breath the air from the sea and the old piers.

Stop by “Salteriet Kulturbrygge” where there is a large gallery and a restaurant.  At the gallery there are approx. 80 exhibitors participating through the season. There are both established artists and amateurs participating. Have a coffee at “Marthabrygga“.

Anno 1930 by the wharfs

Råkvåg Anno 1930” is an annual event in July where the time is reset.  Then there is a market, music, dancing and an outdoor theatre play. We show you how people lived by herring fishing and what they sold at the marketplace.

Salteriet Kulturbrygge

is a fisheries museum that tells the story of Råkvåg. The  famous painter Magne Sandøys had his studio here. There is also a restaurant and pub.

Enjoy coastal nature

In Råkvåg you will find several hiking trails with views of the coastal scenery, mountains, the river and the fjord.

Tourist Information

Salteriet Kulturbrygge – Phone: 980 94 618 (summer)

Also see: Pearls on a string