5 days in Rogaland Itinerary

5 days in Rogaland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Rogaland trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Stavanger
— 3 nights
Drive
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Jorpeland
— 1 night
Drive

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Stavanger

— 3 nights

Oil Capital

The coastal city of Stavanger ranks among Norway's top culinary destinations, its fine restaurants and food fairs an increasingly popular attraction with impassioned foodies from around the globe.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kongeparken and Norwegian Petroleum Museum. There's still lots to do: admire the verdant scenery at Lysefjord, have fun and explore at Norsk Hermetikkmuseum, appreciate the history behind Sverd i fjell, and explore the striking landscape at Hogsfjorden.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Stavanger itinerary maker site.

Kristiansand to Stavanger is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In July in Stavanger, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Jorpeland.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Jorpeland

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge and then take some stellar pictures from Pulpit Rock.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Jorpeland vacation planner.

You can drive from Stavanger to Jorpeland in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
Highlights from your trip

Rogaland travel guide

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Lookouts · Historic Sites · Valleys
Located at the southwest tip of Norway, Rogaland is a region famous for its history and industry. Inhabited since prehistoric times, it is also the cradle of Norwegian statehood and the starting point of many Viking raids during the Middle Ages. Nowadays this busy area is the center of Norway's petroleum production and one of country's main agricultural and mining regions. However, the region's wealth of unique natural attractions, including scenic fjords, islands, and beaches, make it a perfect destination for hiking, cycling, fishing, cross-country skiing, and even surfing. Culture vultures will appreciate the abundance of museums celebrating local history and traditions, as well as the art festivals and performances that the region regularly hosts. Stavanger, Rogaland’s largest city, is a bustling urban center with many tourist attractions, exciting nightlife, and a selection of places where you can try the specialties of the local cuisine.