11 days in Stavanger Municipality & Sandnes Itinerary

11 days in Stavanger Municipality & Sandnes Itinerary

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Stavanger
— 7 nights
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Sandnes
— 3 nights
Drive to Stavanger Airport Sola, Fly to Oslo

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Stavanger

— 7 nights

Oil Capital

The coastal city of Stavanger ranks among Norway's top culinary destinations, its fine restaurants and food fairs an increasingly popular attraction with impassioned foodies from around the globe.
Appreciate the collections at Utstein Kloster and Flyhistorisk Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Stavanger and Breidablikk. Get out of town with these interesting Stavanger side-trips: Finnoy Kystfort (in Finnoy Municipality), Nordvegen History Centre and Viking Settlement (in Avaldsnes) and Haugesund (Karmsund Folkemuseum & Dokken Outdoor Museum). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Vaulen Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stavanger Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Godalen Beach, and see the interesting displays at Roots of the Vikings.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Stavanger itinerary planner.

Oslo to Stavanger is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Oslo in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Stavanger: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sandnes.

Things to do in Stavanger

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sandnes

— 3 nights
Sandnes is a city and municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rogaland Arboret, hike along Dalsnuten, then take in the exciting artwork at Galleri G, then explore the striking landscape at Hogsfjorden, and finally hike along The North Sea Road. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Bjoerndalsfjellet, take in the awesome beauty at Bynuten, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orre Old Church, and finally kick back and relax at Vigdelstranden.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sandnes trip maker app.

Sandnes is very close to Stavanger. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sandnes

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Stavanger Municipality travel guide

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Historic Sites · Valleys · Science Museums
With its rich cultural heritage, an assortment of untouched landscapes, and a multitude of urban attractions, Stavanger Municipality is one of the most diverse regions of Norway. The area’s natural attractions range from sandy beaches to mountains, and from waterfalls to fjords. Spend time hiking, skiing, cycling, or fishing, or simply relax at one of the spa resorts. The city of Stavanger, known as the oil capital of Norway, is a bustling urban center of history and culture that offers plenty of sightseeing opportunities. It features numerous activities and historical structures, some of which date back to medieval times, art galleries and events, colorful streets, and a selection of restaurants, bars, and nightclubs.