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Tourist car ferry Lysefjorden

Enjoy a sightseeing cruise on board the tourist ferry, through the Lysefjord and the famous Pulpit Rock and Kjerag and not to forget Flørli and the stairs. The Lysefjord is 42 kilometres long and full of amazing sights. The wildlife, steep mountains and...

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Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock)

Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) is one of the most visited attractions in Norway, and one of the most photographed sites. To visit this popular rock formation 604 metres above the Lysefjord is a fantastic nature experience. In 2011 Preikestolen was...

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Did you know that one of the world's leading mathematicians was born not far from Sandnes? Visit us at «Vitenfabrikken» and explore Abel's sketchbook. How many meters of DNA does your body contain? How long can you keep your balance on the skateboard?...

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Sogndalstrand is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Rogaland. Sogndalstrand is the only village in Norway where both the wooden buildings from the 1700s and 1800s and the surrounding cultural landscape are protected. It used to be a...

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Stavanger Maritime Museum

Stavanger Maritime Museum's exhibitions provide an insight into marine and general city history from the beginning of the 1800s and up to present time. Below are details. THE HERRINGTOWN, THE SHIPPING TOWN, THE PORT AND INDUSTRY TOWN,THE OIL...

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Season: June - September. Out of season you should hike with a guide. This majestic geographical legacy rises 1 000 metres above the Lysefjord, and is a real natural beauty. Admire an astonishing view of the fjord or take a walk to the top of Kjeragbolten for an adrenaline boost.



Feed your soul, immerse yourself in the magnificence of nature and cruise through peaceful waters, taking in the remarkable scenery of the fjord. For boattrips with Norled, Rødne Fjord Cruise or the speed boat to Lysebotn see web pages.

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Norwegian Petroleum Museum

The Norwegian Petroleum museum is a museum for everyone. Its exhibits explain how oil and gas are created, discovered and produced, and what they are used for. The museum also provides information about technological advances and the way petroleum...

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Surfing Jæren

Norway's best surf is found along the beaches of Jæren. This stretch of coastline invites you to explore the North Sea for wind and waves. The spots range from easy and gentle beginner beaches, to the more demanding and better boulder rock points, which...

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Kongeparken - Family Park

Western Norway's largest amusement park and Rogaland's most popular attraction. Discover the delights of the magic chocolate factory where children are invited to make real Freia milk chocolate! The park has much to offer, including Norway's longest...

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Old Stavanger

Old Stavanger comprises 173 wooden buildings from the turn of the 18th century. Most of them are small, white cottages. Stavanger has received several awards for its efforts to preserve Old Stavanger. This was one of three pilot projects carried out...

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Salmon Safari

This is a chance to see wild salmon in their right element, free.  You will never forget this once in a lifetime experience.

Holidays in the Stavanger region

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Tourist Information

In the Stavanger region there are several Tourist Information Offices that can help you with questions you might have with regards to activities, attractions and accommodation in the area.  Welcome!