Here you will find information about some of the many attractions that are worth visiting in Rogaland.
The Lysefjord in Ryfylke is a 40 kilometer long fjord, 422 meters deep at its deepest point. Lysefjord offers many powerful scenic experiences, including the famous Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock) and Kjerag mountain.
Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock) is the most visited attraction in Rogaland county. It is reached after a hike from the pay parking lot that takes about two hours. At the top, Preikestolen Mountain Lodge provides a magnificent view of the fjord.
Kjerag is another well-known attraction in the area. Its highest point is 1110 meters above sea level, but it is the northern drop of 984 meters that attracts most visitors. Here you will find the famous “Kjeragbolten”, a huge rock wedged in a mountain crevice.
Old Stavanger consists of 173 wooden houses that were built at the end of 18th and beginning of the 19th century. Most of them are small and painted white. Stavanger has received several awards for the preservation of Old Stavanger. Many galleries and handicraft boutiques are located in this section of town.
Kongeparken - Amusement park
This is Western Norway's largest amusement park. It is located in beautiful surroundings in Ålgård on the E39 highway, 10 minutes from downtown Sandnes.
Norwegian Petroleum Museum
Here you can learn how oil and gas were formed millions of years ago and how they are extracted today off the Norwegian coast. Gain some insight into the technology and get a glimpse of life onboard an oil platform. Children also have their own platform, Småtroll. You can watch a 3D movie in the cinema.
For more information on what to do in Rogaland - visit www.visitnorway.com