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Wonderful beach.

Probably the nicest beach in Norway. A must-see in Stavanger, even if the sun is not out, it's... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Josteinfi
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Trondheim, Norway
North Europes Best Beach

Sola beach is just a wonderful place to be, the long sandy beach with its walkways and long grass... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2018
Per T
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Probably the nicest beach in Norway. A must-see in Stavanger, even if the sun is not out, it's definitely a sight to watch, and one you will remember.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

Sola beach is just a wonderful place to be, the long sandy beach with its walkways and long grass is the perfect place for a stroll, sunbathing, surfing, windsurfing etc. its just beautiful in sun as in rain.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Per T
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights recently and left happy. The hotel is close to Stavanger airport and yet very secluded on the beach. I had a room with a glass ceiling but with curtains to block the light if required. It was a beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

Located near the airport, the Sola Strand offers beautiful and views of sand dunes and dramatic skies and seascapes. If you stay at the historic Sola Strand hotel, the beach is right outside your door.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank breichert
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Here you have everything. you can go for kiting and snorkling and you can also play sandvolley. Sola Strand Hotel have a nice a nice beachrestaurent.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

Nice sandy beach very nice for walking and picknicks. Also bathing of course when the weather is good like so far this summer. A camping site in the south end, a top family hotel in the north. And the international airport within walking distance. What...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jan S
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Solastranden or Sola strand is translated as Sola beach in English. It is a nice beach with light colored fine sand that stretches 2.3 km long. The beach is close to the airport and not far from the city if you drive a car. The...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

This beach is popular with surfers, and most of the time you can people watch these chasing the waves. If you want a beach experience on the west coast of Norway, this is probably the closest you will get. Take a stroll along the beach...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

Stayed one night. Seems the hotel has expanded many times over the years with different buildings clearly reflecting a different period and adding new facilities in addition to rooms (eg a building with conference rooms, another with the spa). As a result it is quite...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Peripatecian
Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

Visited Stavanger in winter time Sola beach is a short drive from the centre. It was really nice even the weather was chilli and and windy, perfect beach for walking with dogs and play watersports.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from salsaaudi | Reviewed this property |
The cheapest ride is by bus. You can take the bus 9 from Stavanger bus terminal. You can look for the Kolumbus reiseplanlegger for bus time table. The bustrip will cost you 38 kr. Ask the driver to drop you off as much as... More
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MtnDPT
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Help with planning car camping/hiking trip with 6 year old! (5 Replies)
Hello there! We are planning an almost two week road trip through Norway car camping, and I'm starting to get overwhelmed in all the details. If anyone can help me sort out the following issues, I'd be so grateful! First of all, I can't seem to find a comprehensive guide/website, etc. for good hikes to do with children. Our daughter is a seasoned hiker and can handle a 5-6 mile hike a day, or several shorter hikes. I've been all over the DNT site and Norway tourist sites, but there are...More
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If you have your own car (camper van or tent), I am sure you can always find something. Turistforeningen (DNT) mostly list "hut-to-hut" hikes, that is close to full day walks and then stay overnight at hut. I guess the reason other hikes are not listed anywhere is that Norway is 96 % wilderness open to the public. In the areas mentioned there is no shortage of hiking options. In the lowland the forest is mostly so dense you have to follow a trail or a tractor road (ask locals), at...More