Even if none of our regular cruises or charters are what you had in mind, we are sure we can find something that will delight you. Check out a few of the options below.
A former holiday retreat for Stavanger’s bakers has been reborn with new, energetic owners who created an exciting market and guesthouse. Bakernes Paradis (Bakers’ Paradise) at Lauvvik by the mouth of the Lysefjord is worth a visit. Delightful food and drink based on Norwegian traditions and culture.
Energihotellet (Energy Hotel) in the village of Nesflaten was designed in the 1960s by Norwegian architect Geir Grung as part of major hydro-electric projects in the region. It is popular for conferences, and is an excellent starting point for enjoying the outdoors.
The award-winning hotel is located on the idyllic Røvær island group, 10 kilometers northwest of Haugesund. The hotel was established in 2005 with all modern facilities for accommodation, parties, courses and conferences. About 100 people currently live here and there is only one car on the island.
Sjøberg Ferie is located by the sea in quiet surroundings on the island of Rennesøy and offers apartments and hotel rooms for families and companies. The family business started in 2000 at Østhusvik bay and facilitates courses, team building conferences and a variety of leisure activities.
Enchanting Byrkjedalstunet in Dirdal looks like a fairytale village but is a modern hotel in a striking landscape. Some quaint buildings have grass roofs and rough-hewed paneling. No two rooms are alike. It offers delicious local food, history and a down-to-earth experience. An hour from Stavanger by boat plus a short bus ride.
This family-run hotel calls itself “the gem in Ryfylke.” It offers personal service, good food and a pleasant atmosphere. The 64-room hotel has a restaurant, inside and outside bars, all in an especially beautiful area of the fjords. It’s a good starting point for daytrips, such as to Preikestolen.
Small, rustic-modern Kløver Hotel is in the heart of Sauda, a small that town has a becomea hub of outdoor activities. The family-run hotel is near shopping, restaurants and nightlife and in easy reach of skiing, hiking, canoeing, golf, sightseeing and much more. activities. Two hours from Stavanger by boat.
Viking Farm at Avaldsnes
At the Avaldsnes Viking farm, you’re transported back a thousand years in time to the Viking Age. The long house and six smaller buildings are located on a small wooded island below the medieval church of Avaldsnes. The farm is also used as a history camp school, and hosts an annual Viking festival.
Stately, white Sauda Fjordhotell from 1914 offers vivid views of fjords and mountains, just a short ride from downtown Sauda. It is a perfect base for activities and daytrips, including fishing and boating in summer and skiing in the winter. It also serves local foods. Two hours from Stavanger by boat.
Chocolate-maker Lysefjorden Sjokolade is on a remote farm nestled between the high mountains of the magnificent fjord. It makes delectable chocolate treats using the milk from its own cows. Each box of the delightful confections includes a tale from the region’s history.
Try pre-historic life at Landa Park. The village was brought to life based on archeological finds at the site, first inhabited about 1,500 BC. It offers ‘living history,’ with staff dressed in costume sharing practical tasks. It has a campsite, cabins and ‘prehistoric’ meals.