Sogndalstrand is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Rogaland, and the only village in Norway where both the wooden buildings from the 1700's and 1800's and the surrounding cultural landscape are listed.
Business development booming
It used to be a staple port and its own municipality up until 1944. In the last few years it has experienced quite a boom with the development of a culture hotel, gallery, golf course, village shop, outdoor amphi theatre (Sogndalstrand Amfi), sculpture jetty, sea rafting, a fishing museum and more. Several large concerts are held in Sogndalstrand Amfi in the summer. The Sokna, a salmon river, flows into the fjord near Sogndalstrand, and is popular for fishing.