Tourist information from Stavanger and surrounding areas

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3.June 2014

Stavanger

Stavanger is the centre of the Norwegian oil, gas and energy industry. The city has 10,000 conference chairs and the world’s highest pulpit.
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3.June 2014

Stavanger Convention Bureau

Stavanger Convention Bureau provides free information to help you plan an event in the region, from small incentive programmes to large conferences.
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3.June 2014

Historical tour of Stavanger

Stroll through the history of Stavanger, including a guided tour of the medieval cathedral – a great way to introduce you and your team to the city.
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3.June 2014

The Norwegian Petroleum Museum in Stavanger

Arrange a group tour of the Petroleum Museum in Stavanger and find out how the discovery of oil in the North Sea changed the fortunes of Norway.
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3.June 2014

Fjord cruise under the mighty Preikestolen

Give your meeting an edge by inviting your team on an astonishing fjord cruise under the mighty Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) along the Lysefjord.
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3.June 2014

Visit a tropical island in Stavanger

Relax after your business meeting among tropical flowers and palm trees, with panoramic views of the fjord and mountains.
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3.June 2014

Conference centres and exhibition halls in Stavanger

Stavanger Forum has 30 meeting rooms and can host 5,000 delegates. Other big conference venues are the concert hall and the Viking Stadium.
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3.June 2014

Receptions and dinners in Stavanger

Impress business partners with dinner prepared by a Bocuse d'Or winner, or invite them to a reception at a restaurant on a lush tropical island.
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3.June 2014

Special venues in Stavanger

The Norwegian Petroleum Museum, a medieval monastery and a mountain hall are all alternative venues available for conferences and meetings.
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3.June 2014

Conference hotels in Stavanger

The conference hotels in Stavanger can accommodate between 120 and 950 delegates. They are all within walking distance of the centre or of Sola Beach.
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21.May 2014

TripAdvisor forum on the Stavanger Region

Read tips about Norwegian destinations from other travellers on the TripAdvisor forums. Ask for advice, and share your own experiences in turn.
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28.February 2014

Incentive programmes in Stavanger

Explore the famous Preikestolen cliff, take a boat trip to a lush tropical island or learn the story behind the success of Norway’s oil industry.
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21.November 2013

Stavanger Forum

Just 15 minutes from Stavanger Airport, Stavanger Forum has 30 meeting rooms, 15,000 square metres of stand space, and capacity for 5,000 delegates.
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15.November 2013

Key facts about Stavanger

Stavanger is one of Norway’s larger cities with over 127,000 inhabitants. Stavanger Airport Sola is a 15-minute drive from the city centre.
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6.November 2013

Transport to Stavanger

Direct flights from many cities in Europe make it easy to visit Stavanger. You can travel by train, bus or express boat from other Norwegian cities.
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18.October 2013

Meeting venues in Stavanger

Stavanger has 30 conference centres and hotels. One of Norway’s big conference and exhibition centres is located here. The maximum capacity is 5,000.
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10.March 2014

Key facts about the Stavanger Region

The Stavanger region consists of the municipalities of Randaberg, Stavanger, Sandnes, Sola, Gjesdal, Klepp, Time and Hå.
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4.March 2014

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.
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4.September 2013

Key facts about Haugesund and Haugalandet

The Haugesund region is situated in the northern part of the county of Rogaland in Western Norway. Haugesund is the main city.
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29.July 2013

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.
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14.February 2014

Sirdal

Sirdal is known for good hiking and skiing. The famous mountain plateau of Kjerag in the Lysefjord is not far away.
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22.July 2013

Key facts about Sirdal

Sirdal is an inland municipality in the southwest of Norway, with fewer than 2,000 inhabitants spread over 1,555 square kilometres.
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14.February 2014

Food in Ryfylke

Discover typical ingredients in the Ryfylke kitchen, popular restaurants in the area, and food-related festivals, for that extra flavourful holiday.
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14.February 2014

Key facts about Ryfylke

The scenic Ryfylke National Tourist Route links the area's five municipalities together.
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19.August 2013

Ryfylke

Ryfylke is home to the Lysefjord and the mountain formations of Kjerag and Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock).
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4.July 2014

Island safari by RIB boat

Experience a lot of nature and wildlife in a short period of time – take your team on an exciting RIB boat tour in the archipelago outside Haugesund.
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4.July 2014

Tractor safari and fjord cruise

This combination of a tractor safari and a fjord cruise will take your team to places far off the beaten track with impressions to last a lifetime.
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4.July 2014

Discover authentic Norway in Skudeneshavn

Invite your team to the peaceful old fishing village of Skudeneshavn and discover the roots of Norwegian coastal life and traditions in Fjord Norway.
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4.July 2014

Special venues in Haugesund

Staalehuset, the house of the “herring king” and Høyevarde Lighthouse are two examples of venues with historical character in Haugesund.
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4.July 2014

Conference and meeting hotels in Haugesund

The Maritim Hall in Haugesund is one of Norway’s largest meeting spaces within a hotel and can seat 870 people.
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3.July 2014

Haugesund Convention Bureau

Haugesund Convention Bureau offers free advice to help you plan incentive programmes or large conferences.
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3.July 2014

Haugesund

Haugesund is a major participant in the oil, offshore and shipping industry and a region with many events and festivals.
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3.July 2014

Meeting venues in Haugesund

Haugesund city can accommodate more than 1800 guests. The region has a great variation of meeting venues, all of them close to wild nature and fjords.
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1.July 2014

Inhale the Viking spirit in Haugesund

Embrace your inner Viking and get to know your team through activities like axe throwing and bow and arrow, in an authentic setting in Haugesund.
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11.June 2014

Incentive programmes in Haugesund

A rich Viking heritage, coastal culture, fjords and waterfalls – explore authentic Norwegian traditions on your meeting incentive in Haugesund.
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19.November 2013

Transport to Haugesund

Today there are direct flights to Haugesund from Oslo and Bergen, as well as from several destinations in Europe.
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15.November 2013

Key facts about Haugesund

Haugesund is the regional centre of Haugalandet and has around 36,000 inhabitants. The travel time from the city to the airport is 15 minutes.
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Getting here and around | Air travel | 26.July 2013

Cheap flights to Stavanger

Fly Norwegian – the easy, pleasant and affordable way to visit Stavanger.
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Getting here and around | 18.March 2014

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.
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Getting here and around | Cruise | 26.July 2013

Fjord cruise on the Lysefjord

Take a fjord cruise with Norway host David Spinx to see the Pulpit Rock in Ryfylke. And learn about the history of Norway along the way.
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Getting here and around | 14.February 2014

Getting to Ryfylke and around

Ryfylke is accessible from major Norwegian towns and ports of entry.
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Getting here and around | 26.July 2013

Getting to Haugesund and Haugalandet, and around

Today there are direct flights to Haugesund from Oslo and Bergen, as well as from several destinations in Europe.
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Getting here and around | 22.July 2013

Getting to Sirdal

Sirdal is a valley in the southwest of Norway. The easiest way of getting to Sirdal is by car.
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Tourist information | 8.November 2013

Tourist information in Stavanger and Sandnes

The Tourist Information Offices in Stavanger and Sandnes can help you with just about any query.
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Tourist information | 29.July 2013

Tourist information in Haugesund and Haugalandet

You will find tourist information offices throughout the Haugesund and Haugalandet region.
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Tourist information | 22.July 2013

Tourist information in Sirdal

There are two tourist information offices in Sirdal. Here you will find all the information you need to plan your holiday in the area.
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Tourist information | 14.February 2014

Tourist information in Ryfylke

There are several tourist information offices in the Ryfylke area.
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What is on | Concerts & Festivals | Festivals | 29.July 2013

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.
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What is on | Exhibitions | History | 4.July 2014

American Kvinesdal

The American Emigration Festival, museum, foods and monuments bring American influence to Kvinesdal.
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What is on | Concerts & Festivals | Church & Choir | 4.July 2014

Sarons Dal

For ten days in July, Sarons Dal hosts a religious festival in Kvinesdal with thousands of visitors from all over Scandinavia.
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What to do | Attractions & Culture | Nature attractions | 26.July 2013

The Lysefjord

The Lysefjord is situated close to Stavanger, and is especially known for the mountain formations of Kjerag and Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock).
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What to do | Active holiday | Riding & Sledging | 26.July 2013

Riding a fjord horse

Travel to Tjøstheim Ridesenter in Ryfylke and go horseback riding in fjords and mountains with Norway host David Spinx. Riding a fjord horse is easy.
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What to do | Family & Fun | Theme parks | 26.July 2013

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.
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What to do | Tours & Safaris | Tour suggestions | 26.July 2013

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.
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What to do | Food & Drink | 10.March 2014

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.
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What to do | Shopping | 10.March 2014

Shopping in the Stavanger Region

The Stavanger Region offers a range of shopping opportunities from big shopping centres to charming city shops, niche boutiques and factory outlets.
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What to do | Tours & Safaris | Tour suggestions | 10.March 2014

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.
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What to do | Attractions & Culture | Nature attractions | 10.March 2014

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.
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What to do | Active holiday | Hiking | 10.March 2014

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.
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What to do | Active holiday | Hiking | 10.March 2014

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.
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What to do | Active holiday | Hiking | 26.July 2013

Hiking to Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock)

The iconic Pulpit Rock rises 600 metres above the Lysefjord. Take the hike and enjoy the spectacular views.
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What to do | Active holiday | Hiking | 26.July 2013

Hiking to the top of Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock)

Hike from the Preikestolen Mountain Lodge to the top of Pulpit Rock, 600 metres above the Lysefjord, with Norway host David Spinx.
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What to do | Tours & Safaris | Round trips | 29.November 2013

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.
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What to do | Active holiday | Fishing | 14.February 2014

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.
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What to do | Attractions & Culture | Nature attractions | 26.July 2013

Preikestolen and Ryfylke National Tourist Route 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.
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What to do | Shopping | 4.September 2013

Shopping in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Fashion, knitted clothing, textiles and local food are among the things you should buy in Haugesund and Haugalandet.
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What to do | Food & Drink | 4.September 2013

Dining in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Choose fresh delicacies delivered directly from the sea, or a local dish rich in tradition.
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What to do | Active holiday | Skiing | 29.July 2013

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.
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What to do | Attractions & Culture | Nature attractions | 29.July 2013

Scenic attractions in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Enjoy the white, sandy beaches of Karmøy, take a peek at Langfossen Waterfall in the Åkrafjord and go for a hike in the local mountains.
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What to do | Active holiday | Hiking | 29.July 2013

What to do in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Interested in historical tours, landscape and recreational activities, culture and fjords? In Haugesund and Haugalandet you can experience it all.
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What to do | Tours & Safaris | Tour suggestions | 28.May 2014

Ryfylke National Tourist Route

In Ryfylke, Fjord Norway, green skerries and cultural landscapes are suddenly replaced by mountains, rockslides, polished cliffs and fjords.
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What to do | Attractions & Culture | Museums & Galleries | 22.July 2013

Attractions in Sirdal

The annual sheep fair is a popular event in Sirdal. But there are many other attractions, natural or man-made, worth visiting in the area.
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What to do | Tours & Safaris | Tour suggestions | 22.July 2013

Tour suggestions in Sirdal

Sirdal is the perfect base for your holiday. Within one day, you can explore the Lysefjord, the mountains of Kjerag or the Suleskarvegen Road.
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What to do | Food & Drink | 22.July 2013

Dining in Sirdal

In Sirdal you will find traditional Norwegian food in most restaurants. The mountains here are full of delicious ingredients.
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What to do | Active holiday | Skiing | 22.July 2013

Winter in Sirdal

Sirdal is a popular ski destination 1.5 hours drive east of Stavanger. Sirdal boasts five skiing areas and 200 kilometres of cross-country tracks.
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What to do | Recreation & Sports | Golfing | 22.July 2013

What to do in Sirdal

Sirdal offers a wide range of activities for the whole family as well as plenty of outdoor activities.
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What to do | Active holiday | Skiing | 20.February 2014

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.
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What to do | Active holiday | Hiking | 19.February 2014

Hiking in Ryfylke

Two of the most popular hikes in Norway can be found in Ryfylke: Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) and Kjerag, both located by the Lysefjord.
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What to do | Attractions & Culture | Nature attractions | 14.February 2014

Scenic attractions in Ryfylke

The panoramic view from Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock) includes the Lysefjord and the surrounding mountain areas.
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What to do | Shopping | 14.February 2014

Shopping in Ryfylke

Shopping in Ryfylke should be about local products such as traditional handicrafts, smoked salmon and ham from Suldal.
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What to do | Tours & Safaris | 14.February 2014

Tour suggestions in Ryfylke

Drive the National Tourist Route Ryfylke or take a cruise on the Lysefjord.
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What to do | Tours & Safaris | Sightseeing | 9.July 2014

Railway bike adventure

The whole family can enjoy a railway bicycle adventure in Flekkefjord going through 17 tunnels and over mountains and fjords.
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What to do | Active holiday | 4.July 2014

Highlights in Flekkefjord

Experience Flekkefjord: Ride a rail bike through 17 tunnels, visit Hidra or the Holland Town, go hiking or shopping or just relax by the fjords.
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What to do | 3.July 2014

Activities and attractions in Flekkefjord

Explore Flekkefjord. Visit Hollenderbyen, try rail biking or waterskiing, visit the beautiful island of Hidra or go hiking.
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What to do | Tours & Safaris | Sightseeing | 30.June 2014

Hidra Island

Hidra is an island located in Flekkefjord Southern Norway with 600 permanent residents. The island offers accommodation, fishing and a long history.
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What to do | Tours & Safaris | Sightseeing | 30.June 2014

The Holland Town

Hollenderbyen is a small area of the town of Flekkefjord that had a strong relationship with the Netherlands in the 1500 and 1600s.
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What to do | Shopping | Shops | 30.June 2014

Shopping in Flekkefjord

Flekkefjord has some niche stores offering perfumes, designer clothing, shoes, electronics etc. Explore the small lane ways and find a bargain.
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What to do | Active holiday | Hiking | 12.July 2014

Hiking in Kvinesdal

Experience the top five hiking tours in Kvinesdal. From the mountains and fjords, there are tours for both the experienced and beginners.
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What to do | Food & Drink | Food traditions | 4.July 2014

Solli Jaktgård (Solli Farm)

Solli Hunting and Activity Farm is a renovated property offering guided hunting for deer, elk and birds, as well as accommodation and meetings.
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What to do | Attractions & Culture | Museums & Galleries | 4.July 2014

Wooden Barrel Construction

Bøkkerbua is Southern Norway's last remaining traditional wooden barrel making workshop located in Feda Kvinesdal.
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What to do | Active holiday | Skiing | 4.July 2014

Knaben

Knaben is an abandoned old mining town that offers hiking, history from World War 2, skiing in the winter and an abundance of wildlife.
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What to do | Food & Drink | Food traditions | 4.July 2014

Bekkereinan Gourmet Meats

The Bekkereinan company provides gourmet meats and food from local livestock in Kvinesdal Southern Norway.
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What to do | 4.July 2014

Activities and attractions in Kvinesdal

Experience in Kvinesdal; Utsikten Hotel, boutique shopping, hiking, fjords, an American festival and an old traditional wooden barrel making house.
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What to do | Active holiday | Fishing | 26.July 2013

The Suldalslågen River

The Suldalslågen River runs for 22 kilometres from Lake Suldalsvatnet through a fertile valley until it reaches the sea at Sand.
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What to do | Tours & Safaris | Wildlife safari | 26.July 2013

River expedition and salmon fishing

Head to Ryfylke in Fjord Norway and go on an expedition on the Suldalslågen River with Norway host David Spinx. You will get to try salmon fishing.
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What to do | Family & Fun | Family activities | 11.June 2014

Easy living in Lista

In the Lista region living is easy. Spend the day at one of the many beaches, go explore the lighthouses or spend the day in Sørlandsbadet.
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Where to stay | Hotels | 21.May 2014

Sola Strand Hotel

Sola Strand Hotel is situated by Solastranden Beach, close to Stavanger Airport Sola.
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Where to stay | Lighthouse | 10.March 2014

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.
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Where to stay | Lighthouse | 29.July 2013

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.
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Where to stay | Hostels & Guest houses | 22.July 2013

Where to stay in Sirdal

Sirdal offers a wide range of accommodation options. Choose between high standard hotels, cabins, campsites and a unique network of mountain cabins.
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Where to stay | Health & Spa Hotel | 14.February 2014

Where to stay in Ryfylke

As you travel through Ryfylke you will find varied accommodation, from Lysebotn in the Lysefjord in the south, to Sauda in the north.
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Where to stay | Hotels | 21.March 2014

Maritim Fjordhotell in Flekkefjord

The Maritim Fjordhotell is located next to the river that splits Flekkefjord in two, so it is a beautiful location regardless of weather conditions.
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Where to stay | Hotels | 4.July 2014

Utsikten Hotel

The Utsikten Hotel has panoramic views over Kvinesdal as well as an Arts Centre and Golf Course.
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Where to stay | 4.July 2014

Welcome to Kvinesdal

Kvinesdal has world class fishing, mountains, fjords, festivals and the famous Utsikten hotel with panaromic views over the region.
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Where to stay | 4.July 2014

Accommodation in Kvinesdal

From the famous Utsikten hotel to a hunting farm, Kvinesdal has many opportunities for accommodation.
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