Jacqueline's guide to Jæren

Jacqueline
Jacqueline
Ble med i 2019
Jacqueline

Jacqueline's guide to Jæren

Good local food
My favourite places to eat in Bryne.
Brix Brygghus produce their own selection of beers, as well as serve som of the best food that Bryne has to offer. Tours of the brewing facilities are available upon request. Vegetarian options available.
Brix Brygghus
27A Storgata
Brix Brygghus produce their own selection of beers, as well as serve som of the best food that Bryne has to offer. Tours of the brewing facilities are available upon request. Vegetarian options available.
Known for their unique sense of humor and fantastic food made from local produce, Hemmeleg is definitely worth a visit if you appreciate good food. Vegetarian options available.
Hemmeleg restaurant
12 Storgata
Known for their unique sense of humor and fantastic food made from local produce, Hemmeleg is definitely worth a visit if you appreciate good food. Vegetarian options available.
A great place for lunch if you're feeling hungry! Make sure to help yourself to the complimentary focaccia and tasty red pesto while you wait for your food.
Kjøkkenet Cafe & Delikatesse
44 Storgata
A great place for lunch if you're feeling hungry! Make sure to help yourself to the complimentary focaccia and tasty red pesto while you wait for your food.
Local culture
Arne Garborg's summer cabin where he did much of his writing. Open May through September.
Knudaheio
Arne Garborg's summer cabin where he did much of his writing. Open May through September.
Arne Garborg's family home. Open May through September.
Garborgheimen
Arne Garborg's family home. Open May through September.
Arts and cultural centre. Check their website or Facebook for information on current art exhibitions.
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Hå Gamle Prestegard
347 Håvegen
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Arts and cultural centre. Check their website or Facebook for information on current art exhibitions.
Fotland Mølle is an old mill that has been preserved and is today a centre for local art exhibits.
Fotland mølle
176 Fossevegen
Fotland Mølle is an old mill that has been preserved and is today a centre for local art exhibits.
Vitengarden is a museum and science centre that is fun and educational for the whole family.
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Jærmuseet avd. Vitengarden
99 Kviavegen
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Vitengarden is a museum and science centre that is fun and educational for the whole family.
My favourite walking/hiking spots
All of the walks/hiking spots described here are within a short drive (5-20 minutes) from the flat.
Jæren's highest point. From here you get a stunning view of the surrounding landscape.
Brusaknuten
Jæren's highest point. From here you get a stunning view of the surrounding landscape.
Another of my local favourite hiking spots. Stunning 360-degree views!
Ulverudla
Another of my local favourite hiking spots. Stunning 360-degree views!
Another great beauty spot a short drive from the flat.
Synesvarden
Another great beauty spot a short drive from the flat.
A 4km easy walk around the beautiful lake Melsvatnet.
Melsvatnet
A 4km easy walk around the beautiful lake Melsvatnet.
Perhaps the most beautiful sandy beach along the Southwest coast of Norway. You can walk 8 km from the most southern end of the beach at Ogna Camping to the lighthouse at Kvassheim.
Brusand Strand
Perhaps the most beautiful sandy beach along the Southwest coast of Norway. You can walk 8 km from the most southern end of the beach at Ogna Camping to the lighthouse at Kvassheim.
The woods at Sælandsskogen offer a number of walking routes.
SÆLANDSKOGEN
The woods at Sælandsskogen offer a number of walking routes.
Bjødnalia is an old farm that can be walked to from Sælandsskogen. Follow the marking to walk the 7km round trip.
Bjødnalia
Bjødnalia is an old farm that can be walked to from Sælandsskogen. Follow the marking to walk the 7km round trip.
Another great hiking spot that offers stunning views.
Bursfjellet
Another great hiking spot that offers stunning views.
Nearby towns and cities
My favourite nearby town and cities.
A very charming seaside town. Make sure to visit the chocolate factory! Approx. 45 mins drive from the flat.
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Egersund
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A very charming seaside town. Make sure to visit the chocolate factory! Approx. 45 mins drive from the flat.
Bryne is the closest town to the flat. It offers shopping, good food (see the section on places to eat in Bryne for my recommendations), a cinema and nightlife. Approx. 15 minute drive from the flat.
Bryne
Bryne is the closest town to the flat. It offers shopping, good food (see the section on places to eat in Bryne for my recommendations), a cinema and nightlife. Approx. 15 minute drive from the flat.
Stavanger is a beautiful seaside city with lots to offer. Museums, shopping, a cinema, good food and nightlife. Make sure to visit the old town (Gamle Stavanger). Approx. 40 mins drive from the flat.
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Stavanger
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Stavanger is a beautiful seaside city with lots to offer. Museums, shopping, a cinema, good food and nightlife. Make sure to visit the old town (Gamle Stavanger). Approx. 40 mins drive from the flat.
Make sure to visit the Norwegian Outlet shopping centre at Ålgård if you want to pick up some quality Norwegian outdoor gear! Approx. 15 minute drive from the flat.
Ålgård
Make sure to visit the Norwegian Outlet shopping centre at Ålgård if you want to pick up some quality Norwegian outdoor gear! Approx. 15 minute drive from the flat.
Hiking farther afield
Pulpit Rock is a must-see for any trip to the Stavanger area. Approx 1 hr 10 min drive from the flat.
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Preikestolen
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Pulpit Rock is a must-see for any trip to the Stavanger area. Approx 1 hr 10 min drive from the flat.
Visit the famous Kjerag boulder and venture onto it if you dare! Approx 2,5 hr drive from the flat.
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Kjerag
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Visit the famous Kjerag boulder and venture onto it if you dare! Approx 2,5 hr drive from the flat.
Walk the famous 4444 steps at Flørli for a breathtaking view over Lysefjord. Take the boat from Stavanger. Visit www.florli.no for more info.
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Flørli 4.444
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Walk the famous 4444 steps at Flørli for a breathtaking view over Lysefjord. Take the boat from Stavanger. Visit www.florli.no for more info.