Linesøya in Åfjord, Norway – bicycling and sightseeing
Linesøya is 40 kilometres from Årnes in Åfjord. You’ll be at Linesøya by following Fv 715 to Åfjord and then on to Stoksund, Stokkøya and Linesøya. You will pass over the Linesøybrua bridge with a panoramic ocean view.
Linesøya is known for a rich animal and bird life, the strawberry fields and good sea fishing opportunities. At Linesøya there is less than 40 households with about 70 residents.
You can ride around the island (about 10 km) and experience nature up close. The ships usually pass on the eastern side of the island and you have the Atlantic Ocean to the west. See information about the bike trail below.
Stemma / Øyholmen
is an area northwest at the island where you will find the remains of German radars and other buildings from World War II. There is a walking trail and it takes approx. 20 min. each way. Here you have the Atlantic right outside and mountains on the inside.
The Museum in a farmhouse
is worth a visit to see exhibitions from old days at the island. Fleamarket. Coffee sales.
Cave in the mountain
Visit the “Geitastua” cave in the mountains at Linesøya. In the Stone Age the ocean almost went up here. The cave served as a temporary residence.
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