Jaeren, Stavanger

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Visit the beaches of Jaeren, a Norwegian municipality boasting about 100 km (62 miles) of sandy coastline. Explore the small farming villages, trek the scenic nature trails, or climb a high point and enjoy the view of the sea and flatlands. The area's beaches remain popular surfing hotspots, but are also great for swimming and relaxing. You can also partake in other outdoor activities, such as salmon fishing or bird-watching. For Jaeren and beyond, use our Stavanger journey builder app to get the most from your Stavanger vacation.
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  • Jæren is a quite famous part of south west Norway outside Stavanger. It is part of the 41km National Scenic Route from Bora to Ogne. It's characterized by massive windswept beaches, flat landscapes, s...  more »
  • Yes, there is a small piece of flat land in Norway - and it is in good contrast to the rest of the country. Grassland predominates in Jæren surrounded by stone walls. Our personal highlight was the Orrestrand, a long sandy beach near Orre. Lighthouses in Jæren are quite nice to look at, but - open especially things to do up - nothing.
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  • Especially enjoyed visiting this beautiful area where my grandfather was from. The beaches, the rocks, the incoming surf, the lighthouses, the sheep with accompanying bell tones and the colors are inc...  more »
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