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The Stavanger Region

Explore the Lysefjord and the mountains Preikestolen and Kjerag, or relax on Jæren's beaches. Visit Stavanger and experience its rich cultural life.

Haugesund and Haugalandet

Haugalandet is a good starting point for exploring the Lysefjord and its surrounding mountains. The city of Haugesund is famous for the Film Festival.

Ryfylke

Ryfylke is home to the Lysefjord and the mountain formations of Kjerag and Prekestolen (The Pulpit Rock).

Rica Hotels

Rica Hotels is one of the largest hotel chains in Norway and covers most of the country.

Attractions in the Stavanger Region

The Stavanger Region boasts many scenic attractions, among them the Lysefjord, Solastranda Beach and the mountains of Preikestolen and Kjerag.

Tour suggestions in the Stavanger region

Go on a sightseeing tour of Stavanger, the Lysefjord or Norway’s only "palm island". Rent a bicycle or car and explore the region on your own.

What to do in the Stavanger Region

Visit the Norwegian Petroleum Museum, go on a cruise on the Lysefjord, ascend Preikestolen or join a guided sightseeing trip around Stavanger.

Hiking in the Stavanger Region

Take a memorable hike to Preikestolen or Kjerag in the Lysefjord, or follow gentler terrain on a walk along the Jæren coastline south of Stavanger.

Getting to the Stavanger region and around

Direct flights from several destinations in Europe make it easy to visit the Stavanger Region whether it is for business or holiday.

Where to stay in the Stavanger region

Accommodation options are many in the Stavanger Region. Choose between hotels, bed & breakfasts, holiday cottages, camp sites and even lighthouses.

Key facts about the Stavanger Region

The Stavanger region consists of the municipalities of Randaberg, Stavanger, Sandnes, Sola, Gjesdal, Klepp, Time and Hå.

Food in the Stavanger region

Experience the Gladmat Food Festival, or visit the restaurant Tango run by Kjartan Skjelde, one of Norway's best known chefs.

Shopping in the Stavanger region

The Stavanger region offers many shopping opportunities - large shopping centres, charming city shopping, niche boutiques and factory outlets.

Preikestolen and National Tourist Route Ryfylke 360 panorama SkyCam

Get a bird's eye view of Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock), the Lysefjord and the rest of Ryfylke, home to the southernmost fjords in Norway.

What to Do in Ryfylke

Walk up to Kjerag and Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) mountain plateaus, go salmon fishing, or take a cruise on the Lysefjord.

Getting to Ryfylke and Around

Ryfylke is accessible from major Norwegian towns and ports of entry.

Tourist information in Stavanger and Sandnes

The Tourist Information Offices in Stavanger and Sandnes can help you with just about any query.

Getting to Haugesund and Haugalandet, and around

Today there are direct flights to Haugesund from Oslo and Bergen, as well as from eight destinations in Europe.

Winter in Haugesund and Haugalandet

The nearest ski resort to Haugesund and Haugalandet is Røldal. Here you will find downhill runs and cross-country tracks.

Shopping in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Knitted clothing and textiles, handmade candles and local salmon are among the things you should buy in Haugesund and Haugalandet.

Where to stay in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Spend the night at a lighthouse in the open sea outside of Haugesund, or find a hotel or fishermen's cabin on the coast.

Key facts about Haugesund and Haugalandet

Haugalandet is a geographical region in the county of Rogaland, in Western Norway. Haugesund is its main town.

Scenic attractions in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Enjoy the white, sandy beaches of karmøy, Langfossen Waterfall in Etne and the mountains of Haugalandet.

Dining in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Choose fresh delicacies delivered directly from the sea, or a local dish rich in tradition.

Festivals in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Visit the Haugesund region during the Viking Festival, the International Jazz Festival, known as Sildajazz, or the International Film Festival

Tour Suggestions in Ryfylke

Drive the National Tourist Route Ryfylke or take a cruise on the Lysefjord.

Scenic Attractions in Ryfylke

The panoramic view from Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) includes the Lysefjord and the surrounding mountain areas.

What to do in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Interested in historical tours, landscape and recreational activities, culture and fjords? At Haugesund and Haugalandet you can experience it all.

Tourist Information in Ryfylke

There are several tourist information offices in the Ryfylke area.

Food in Ryfylke

Find out about typical ingredients in the Ryfylke kitchen, popular restaurants in the area, and food-related festivals.

Winter in Ryfylke

Sauda in Fjord Norway is a great winter destination, offering Alpine and cross-country skiing as well as winter fishing, ski boat, hiking and more.

Where to Stay in Ryfylke

As you journey through Ryfylke you will find varied accommodation, from Lysebotn at the head of the Lysefjord to Sauda in the north.

North Sea Road - Nordsjøvegen

Discover the viking spirit along The North Sea Road, from Kristiansand in Southern Norway to Haugesund at the west coast, by car, bicycle and foot.

Ryfylke National Tourist Route

In Ryfylke, Fjord Norway, green skerries and cultural landscapes are suddenly replaced by mountains, rockslides, polished cliffs and fjords.

Jæren National Tourist Route

Jæren offers open skies, wide horizons and endless ocean. Mile upon mile of sandy beaches and sand dunes, only broken by boulders and salmon rivers.

Kongeparken Family Park

Try a ride with this year's new attraction - a big dipper equivalent to the ones found in the Disney parks in in the USA.

Tour suggestions in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Use Ålesund as a starting point to explore the Geirangerfjord, the Hjørundfjord, and the scenic coastline with its flourishing wildlife.

Norway is "the Greatest Place on Earth"

The international newspaper the Huffington Post is charmed by the beauty of Norway's fjords and islands, the midnight sun and the northern lights.

Hiking to the top of Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock)

Hike from the Preikestolen Mountain Lodge to the top of Pulpit Rock, 600 meters above the Lysefjord, with Norway host David Spinx.

Top 10 Kayaking Experiences in Norway

Olympic gold medalist Eirik Verås Larsen has been kayaking for nearly 30 years. This is his list of top places to experience kayaking in Norway.

TripAdvisor forum on the Stavanger Region

Read tips about Norwegian destinations from other travelers on the TripAdvisor forums. Ask for advice, and share your own experiences in turn.

Hiking to Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock)

The iconic Pulpit Rock rises 1970 feet above the Lysefjord. Take the hike and enjoy the spectacular views.

Riding a fjord horse in Fjord Norway

Travel to Tjøstheim Farm in Ryfylke and go horseback riding in fjords and mountains with Norway host David Spinx. Riding a fjord horse is easy.

River expedition and salmon fishing

Norway host David Spinx travels to Ryfylke in Fjord Norway to go on an expedition on the Suldalslågen River. And he gets to try salmon fishing.

Fjord cruise on the Lysefjord

Let Norway host David Spinx take you on a fjord cruise in Ryfylke to see the Pulpit Rock. And learn about the history of Norway along the way.

The Suldal River

The Suldal River runs for 22 kilometres from Lake Suldalsvatnet through a fertile valley with grazing sheep and cows until it reaches the sea at Sand.
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