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Many tourists in Magma this summer

In June 2020, no tourism company knew what the summer would be like. But despite the special situation, we now see that small towns in Magma did well with a lot of visits and good sales.

Kick-off for Arctic Hubs

9-11th of September Magma is is taking part in a digital kick-off for the new project Arctic hubs. This is a 4 year-project that started on the 1st of August 2020.

Re-opening of Jentehytta

On Sunday August 23rd an official re-opening of Jentehytta was held at Gursli in Lund. The upgrade of Jentehytta is a result of good cooperation between Lund Municipality, Lund Bygdemuseum and Kulturbank, Dalane Friluftsråd and Magma Geopark.

The first GEOfood network meeting

The first GEOfood network meeting On August 25th, we will arrange our first network meeting for local producers that are part of GEOfood. All food grown, bred and produced in the unique landscape of the Magma UNESCO Global Geopark is considered GEOfood. Both existing...

New GEOfood partner – Løyning gård

New GEOfood partner – Løyning gård We welcome our newest member of the GEOfood family; Løyning Gård 10/3 Sæstad! On the idyllic island Eigerøy, outside of Egersund, Tone and Magne Sæstad have wild sheep and traditional Norwegian cattle spread over 6000 acres of...

New event calendar for all Magma municipalities!

New event calendar for all Magma municipalities! It was decided this fall, in collaboration with representatives from all 5 UNESCO municipalities, that as part of the work we have started through the Ruritage project, we will present activities and events (concerts,...

GEOfood is approved as an official trademark

GEOfood is approved as an official trademark Magma Unesco Global Geopark is glad to announce that GEOfood has been approved as an official European Trade Mark from the European Intellectual Property Office! It has been a long journey from 2015, and there was put in a...

New employee!

New employee! It’s with great joy that we are welcoming Kjell Andreas Heskestad to the Magma team. Kjell Andreas is employed in a project position partially financed by Innovasjon Norge. He’s got substantial background in farming, various boards and...

Join a photo contest!

Join a photo contest! Now you have a chance to show the best that Magma Geopark has to offer! EU project Ruritage initiated a photo contest to set focus on local food, people and activities in the geopark, as well as natural and cultural heritage. Our photos will...

New website about geoparks in the world

New website about geoparks in the world Ever wanted to know more about geoparks? Global Geopark Network has launched a website where they present information about geoparks in an easy and comprehensible way. The page aims to promote the Global Geoparks Network as...

European Geoparks Week 2020

European Geoparks Week 2020 The European Geoparks Week, taking place at late May early June each year, is a European – wide festival of Geoparks aimed at raising public awareness of geoconservation and promotion of the geological heritage as well as events aimed at...

RURITAGE online General Assembly

Magma Geopark is one of the partners within the RURITAGE project, financed by European Commission which aims to develop strategies for rural regeneration within valorization of natural and cultural heritage. Magma, since the beginning, has been chosen to host the...

Old mining site at Hidra open for visitors

Old mining site at Hidra open for visitors There has been done some work currently in order to open one of the old mines on Hidra so that one can visit it safely. The mine that is made available is called the Urstad mine. The mine entrance has been cleaned and a...

Via Ferrata Migaren is open again!

Via Ferrata Migaren is open again! We would like to share great news that Migaren Via Ferrata is open again, after a thorough round of maintenance work. We have experienced and certified guides in Magma, that can take you on a one-of-a-kind climbing tour with a...