Stavanger Off The Beaten Path

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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Stavanger

  • 1. Dalsnuten

    If you'll have a nice, sunny day in Stavanger and you want to have an half day trip, Dalsnuten may be a good option. You have a lot of ways to go there, by car until Gramstad or by bus from Stavanger...

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  • 2. Beaches

    If you are looking for an idyllic and peaceful beach, then this is the right place! We adore walking there in every sunny day! The easiest way to get there is to take no 4A or 4B bus to Rosenli (this...

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  • 3. Flor og Fjære

    I was just at a place called Flor og Fjære near Stavanger. We took a boat from Stavanger to an island called Hidle. In this pretty harsh environment you come to the "garden of Eden" and hence the...

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  • 4. Prekestolen (pulpit rock)

    Without doubt my friends ...Everybody knows that the only 1 reason to visit Norge is the 'Pulpit rock' as u see on the pic' on the top of the stavanger page. I described about it on my norge home...

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  • 5. The Rogaland Arboret

    In Sandnes there is Norway's largets Arboret - a huge area with collections of trees, bushes and flowers, all put together as a very attractive and interesting park with many kilometres of paths to...

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  • 6. Centre of Stavanger

    In fact this is a very beaten path, it is the sidewalk of the very busy Madlaveien, the main westbound road out from Stavanger. A lot of people use it daily, but fail to see it's beauty as they hurry...

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  • 7. Rosenli

    Rosenli is a beautiful recreational area close to the city. It would take you 20 - 25 minutes to get there by foot from downtown. Or you could go by bus no 4A or 4B to the end stop; a roundabout by...

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  • 8. Allotment gardens

    Did you know that corn can be grown in Norway? The depicted corn was found in the Allotment garden Rosendal og Ramsvik which is situated in Storhaug east of downtown Stavanger, along the fjord...

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  • 9. Utstein Kloster

    Utstein Kloster: This monastery is the only preserved monastery from the Middle Ages in Norway. It is located on the island Mosterøy near Stavanger. On the trip you will pass through the Rennfast...

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  • 10. Broken

    English artist Antony Gormley made iron castings of his body, placed them all about Stavanger. The work is an interactive set of sculptures that encourages viewers to reflect, think, and use their...

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  • 11. Jernaldergården

    Jernaldergården (the iron age farm) is worth a visit but it is best to have a guide to talk you through it. This farm was rebuilt in the 70s based on findings that dates back to 300-500 AD. The place...

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  • 13. Vedafjelet

    I've been trying few times to find my way to the Vedafjelet-without succes.After few years of planning I have got at least the chance to be there.And being...

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  • 14. Go to the Trollskogen

    I have discovered it just by chance in a sunny Sunday, looking for Spring...Nice and wild place where the birds were singing and kids playing and laughing in...

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  • 15. Another trip in the forest-Ullandhaug

    I have taken my chance for a trip in the forest, between two rains. We are in September and… it is raining as usual, almost every day.Everything is saturated by...

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  • 16. The swedish Ship Gotheborg

    I was lucky enough to be here (I am always here by the way) when that vessel have visited Stavanger on15th-17th of July 2009.I have spent few hours around this...

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  • 17. Varden

    If you finish to visit all the interesting and well-known places in Stavanger, you may find a new view down to the city from Varden.This is the Storhaug's...

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  • 18. Fritidsgarden-Stavanger

    If you want to spend some time out in the rain with your kid-we are in Stavanger don't forget- you can visit with him the Fritidsgarden. Actually is a kind of...

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  • 19. Lifjell-A trip to the antenna

    I have planned for more than a year to go up to the top at the “antenna”. I have seen it from everywhere and I couldn’t find time for it.The main target was not...

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  • 20. A visit to Aleksander Kjelland's Monument

    I have found it only by chance on my way back from Vistehola. You can go there from the city Center by bus no. 3 (ask the driver where to get off).What will you...

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  • 21. Stokkavatn (Litle and Store)

    Do you have time enough?!... Then go and meet the locals running around those lakes.If you feel strong you can try to do it too, but just for walking around...

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  • 22. Metro Lekeland

    If you have children and you had enough peace and quiet in Stavanger, then try to take them to the playground. You'll have enough noise for at least one month...

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  • 23. Stavanger's Cultural Centre

    Kulturhuset - The culture house has a library, a very comfortable cinema, an art museum, a kids' museum, an outdoor cafe in the centre of town, and a fantastic...

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  • 24. Do some island-hopping

    Take the express-boats aroung the fjord from island to island and see the local maritime surroundings. If you plan to do this alot, buy the flexi-card -it is...

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  • 25. Ovre Holmegate

    Walk along Ovre Holmegate and you can admire the most colorful street of Stavanger...I have spent about three yrs of my life in that area and... I will always...

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