Guidebook for Stavanger and Sandnes

Harald
Guidebook for Stavanger and Sandnes

Food Scene

Nice place by the waterfront, downtown Sandnes. Interiors are nice and spacious, with secondhand and beautiful pieces of furniture to compliment this retrofitted Functionalist building.
Sandnes Brygge
15 Havnegata
Nice place by the waterfront, downtown Sandnes. Interiors are nice and spacious, with secondhand and beautiful pieces of furniture to compliment this retrofitted Functionalist building.
Cosy and traditional cafe with pastry and small dishes. Always people here!
Bakeriet Cafédrift AS
26 Langgata
Cosy and traditional cafe with pastry and small dishes. Always people here!
Combined high-end restaurant and pastry, former World Champion and local Sandnes guy Charles Tjessem offers a treat for your mouth!
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nOi restaurant
41 Langgata
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Combined high-end restaurant and pastry, former World Champion and local Sandnes guy Charles Tjessem offers a treat for your mouth!
Sjokoladepiken / The Chocolate Girl offers delicate products and coffees always relating to chocolate.
Sjokoladepiken AS
27 Øvre Holmegate
Sjokoladepiken / The Chocolate Girl offers delicate products and coffees always relating to chocolate.
One of the finest restaturants in the city of Stavanger
Cafe de France
8 Eiganesveien
One of the finest restaturants in the city of Stavanger
One of the best restaurants of Stavanger
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Renaa Matbaren
6 Breitorget
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One of the best restaurants of Stavanger

Drinks & Nightlife

My favourite bar in downtown Sandnes. Located in a quaint, wooden house in the northern tip of the pedestrian Langgata street. Nice vibes!
Banken Pub
52 Langgata
My favourite bar in downtown Sandnes. Located in a quaint, wooden house in the northern tip of the pedestrian Langgata street. Nice vibes!
Combined bar and restaurant - its an excellent destination. In the bar - the best bartender in town, offers you treats with alcohol in liquid state.. Its a lovely place.
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Harry Pepper
15 Øvre Holmegate
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Combined bar and restaurant - its an excellent destination. In the bar - the best bartender in town, offers you treats with alcohol in liquid state.. Its a lovely place.
Combined cultural hub of the authors and filmmakers of Stavanger - "Cementen" serves excellent atmosphere and good beers. Might be crowded at nights.
Cementen Pub & Scene
23 Nedre Strandgate
Combined cultural hub of the authors and filmmakers of Stavanger - "Cementen" serves excellent atmosphere and good beers. Might be crowded at nights.
A good bar!
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Martinique
14 Nytorget
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A good bar!

Sightseeing

Lovely park, just south of the town centre. Follow the idyllic trail along the Storånå River southwards for a rewarding walk and reach the nice lake Stokkelandsvannet
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Sandvedparken
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Lovely park, just south of the town centre. Follow the idyllic trail along the Storånå River southwards for a rewarding walk and reach the nice lake Stokkelandsvannet
The Sandnes Town Hall is an exquisite example of Post-War Architeture in downtown Sandnes. I work there myselves and this building from the 60s still have its beauty attached!
Skeianetunet
The Sandnes Town Hall is an exquisite example of Post-War Architeture in downtown Sandnes. I work there myselves and this building from the 60s still have its beauty attached!
In 1736 this beautiful building was erected to found one of the central farms of Sandnes. This town developed from trade on the rural and fertile Jaeren farmland south of Sandnes.
Skeianetunet
In 1736 this beautiful building was erected to found one of the central farms of Sandnes. This town developed from trade on the rural and fertile Jaeren farmland south of Sandnes.
Brand new Kindergarden by HLM Architecture Studio. Built in Massif Wood and with a Grass Roof its a striking example of what a Kindergarden can be.
Brueland kindergarten
Brand new Kindergarden by HLM Architecture Studio. Built in Massif Wood and with a Grass Roof its a striking example of what a Kindergarden can be.
The background of what Norway is today - the Oil Museum boasts excellent Architecture and a clear exhibit. Also, do not miss the world renowned Geo Park outside..
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Norsk Oljemuseum/Norwegian Petroleum Museum
1A Kjeringholmen
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The background of what Norway is today - the Oil Museum boasts excellent Architecture and a clear exhibit. Also, do not miss the world renowned Geo Park outside..
Nice street
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Pedersgata
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Nice street
Dynamic cultural and artistic hub is the center of the hip and gentrified Eastern part of Stavanger. A short walk from downtown will serve you a former brewery turned into bar, galleries and more!
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TOU
25 Kvitsøygata
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Dynamic cultural and artistic hub is the center of the hip and gentrified Eastern part of Stavanger. A short walk from downtown will serve you a former brewery turned into bar, galleries and more!
Arkeologisk museum, Universitetet i Stavanger. Museum of Archaeology, University of Stavanger
30A Peder Klows gate
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A nice Archeological Museum.
Do you want to see Airplanes and a Great Beach? A short walk westbound from the Stavanger Airport.
Solastranden
Do you want to see Airplanes and a Great Beach? A short walk westbound from the Stavanger Airport.
The world renowned cliff "Pulpit Rock". Reachable by bus departing from several places in Stavanger and Sandnes.
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The Pulpit Rock
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The world renowned cliff "Pulpit Rock". Reachable by bus departing from several places in Stavanger and Sandnes.
Somewhat less known than "Pulpit Rock" - but definetely worth a days hiking trip. Ask me for trip details.
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Kjerag
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Somewhat less known than "Pulpit Rock" - but definetely worth a days hiking trip. Ask me for trip details.
Beautiful Waterfall. 1 hour drive eastbound from Stavanger and Sandnes, to Frafjord village.
Månafossen
Beautiful Waterfall. 1 hour drive eastbound from Stavanger and Sandnes, to Frafjord village.
Very quaint fjordview cabin area of Sandnes.
Bersagel
Very quaint fjordview cabin area of Sandnes.
A Cave with a View - the very first trace of settlement in the Stavanger area.
Vistehålå
A Cave with a View - the very first trace of settlement in the Stavanger area.
The site of Norway becoming a united Kingdom, the King Harald the Fair Haired reigned all of Norway after the Battle of Hafrsfjord in 872 AD.
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Møllebukta
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The site of Norway becoming a united Kingdom, the King Harald the Fair Haired reigned all of Norway after the Battle of Hafrsfjord in 872 AD.
The Rogaland Arborerum is excellent for daytrips.
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Rogaland Arboret
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The Rogaland Arborerum is excellent for daytrips.
Excellent destination for easy day hike and wonderful views over the Jaeren landscape and North Sea.
Synesvarden
Excellent destination for easy day hike and wonderful views over the Jaeren landscape and North Sea.
Nice destination for view over the Jaeren landscape and the North Sea. Also kid-friendly. The Knudaheio Cabin was the retreat of famous Norwegian author Arne Garborg.
Knudaheio
Nice destination for view over the Jaeren landscape and the North Sea. Also kid-friendly. The Knudaheio Cabin was the retreat of famous Norwegian author Arne Garborg.
A tall building in the flat landscape, just by the Bryne raileay station - the Forum Jæren will on Saturdays offer excellent views over the Stavanger and Jaeren landscapes and the North Sea.
Forum Jæren
9 Hetlandsgata
A tall building in the flat landscape, just by the Bryne raileay station - the Forum Jæren will on Saturdays offer excellent views over the Stavanger and Jaeren landscapes and the North Sea.
Super destination for the ones who want somewhat special events - contact me for details..
Feistein Lighthouse
Super destination for the ones who want somewhat special events - contact me for details..
A cosy small town, 1 hour with train southbound from Stavanger.
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Egersund
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A cosy small town, 1 hour with train southbound from Stavanger.
A cosy village with very proud maritime traditions. Ferry from Randaberg, north of Stavanger.
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Skudeneshavn
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A cosy village with very proud maritime traditions. Ferry from Randaberg, north of Stavanger.
An excellent daytrip from Stavanger - one of the westernmost points of Norway. Ferry from Haugesund twice a day.
Utsira Municipality
An excellent daytrip from Stavanger - one of the westernmost points of Norway. Ferry from Haugesund twice a day.

Shopping

Large, indoor shopping centre.
AMFI Vågen
33 Vågsgata
Large, indoor shopping centre.
A small collection of shops close to the quayside and Fiskepiren boat- and ferry terminal. Aquarium with fishes and crabs by the groceries shop at ground floor. Clean and free toilet in 3rd floor.
Magasinblaa
2 Verksgata
A small collection of shops close to the quayside and Fiskepiren boat- and ferry terminal. Aquarium with fishes and crabs by the groceries shop at ground floor. Clean and free toilet in 3rd floor.

Entertainment & Activities

Beautiful Science Centre by Askim Lantto Architects opened a couple of years ago.
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Vitenfabrikken
28 Storgata
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Beautiful Science Centre by Askim Lantto Architects opened a couple of years ago.
The Stavanger Museum is great for kids!
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Stavanger museum
16 Muse gate
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The Stavanger Museum is great for kids!
The local theme-park Kongeparken (The Park of the King).
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Kongeparken
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The local theme-park Kongeparken (The Park of the King).
An outdoor swimming venue, also with pool for kids. Recommended!
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Gamlingen
18 Mosvangen
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An outdoor swimming venue, also with pool for kids. Recommended!

Everything Else

Combined small hotel, restaurant, bar, cafe and urban quarter this destination serves excellent home-made bread, good coffee, local beers, micro-brewery beer and you can get a haircut!
GamlaVærket
38 St. Olavs gate
Combined small hotel, restaurant, bar, cafe and urban quarter this destination serves excellent home-made bread, good coffee, local beers, micro-brewery beer and you can get a haircut!
Excellent destination for the Chocolate Lovers! Belgian Pascal offers a true gem of downtown Sandnes.
Pralin As Chocolatier
4 Kirkegata
Excellent destination for the Chocolate Lovers! Belgian Pascal offers a true gem of downtown Sandnes.
The local library offers Internet and foreign newspapers.
Sandnes library
The local library offers Internet and foreign newspapers.
Combined high-end and low-end cultural hub, nightclub, jazzbar, restaurant, Garlic Festival, Humor Festival - "Sting" has it all...
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Cafe Sting med galleri
3 Valbergjet
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Combined high-end and low-end cultural hub, nightclub, jazzbar, restaurant, Garlic Festival, Humor Festival - "Sting" has it all...
The Cultural Centre, Cinema Complex and Library of Stavanger offers excellent urban space, great Architecture, newspapers, Internet, cafees and galleries. Probably the best piece of Architecture
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Sølvberget bibliotek og kulturhus
2 Sølvberggata
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The Cultural Centre, Cinema Complex and Library of Stavanger offers excellent urban space, great Architecture, newspapers, Internet, cafees and galleries. Probably the best piece of Architecture
Combined bar and restaurant - a good destination!
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Tango restaurant
25 Nedre Strandgate
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Combined bar and restaurant - a good destination!