The North Sea Route
The best of Rogaland
Old trainstation building at The Vestlandske main road
As the only operator in Rogaland, we offer an unforgettable guided tour along the North Sea Route. On this trip, you will only need to carry a small bag. All of the other luggage will be transported from one destination to the next for you.Choose between one or two days.
ONE DAY: Price 2600 NOK
Leg 71 km (long day)
- Train Stavanger- Egersund
- Bike rental
- A bottle of water
- Pick up Sola Beach hotel.
The guide will meet you outside the tourist information at 08.30 and walk you to the bikes, 10 minutes. We get ourselves and the bikes on the train and spend an hour from Stavanger to Egersund watching beautiful scenery from the train window. The start of our ride is along the abandoned railway track from Egersund to Hellvik. From Hellvik we ride "over the mountain" to Brusand and have a nice lunch at the "house by the ocean".
"Huset ved havet" (house by the ocean)
Right in the heart of the open Jæren landscape, with the sea as its nearest neighbour. Only 400 meters from the sea, you will find the House by The Sea or more precisely, the Houses by the Sea.
Take a walk along the beach, go fishing in the nearby salmon river, go birdwatching, play a round of golf or simply relax whilst the children enjoy the play area in the garden.
After a nice lunch, we continue north to Hå Old Vicarage and Obrestad lighthouse. This is a must and we will spend some time here for a great photo opportunity.
The hanging brigde
Save room for more pictures, for there is much more to see. I you will want to take some photos while we cross the hanging bridgeThe "road" ahed to Sola Beach hotel, runs right by to the ocean, the North Sea. We will pass by beautiful beaches and picturesque surroundings.Once we arrive the hotel, some may end the trip here. At Sola Strand beach hotel you can spend the night at the hotel, enjoy the spa or walk on the lovely Sola beach.
If you prefer go back to Stavanger right a way, a taxi will pick you up and drive you back to your hotel.
Sola beach hotel
TWO DAYS: Price 6500,- NOK
Leg 38 km
- Train to Egersund
- Bike rental
- Two bottles of water
- Lunch two days
- Accommodation with dinner
- Luggage transport
For those of you who want to continue the trip to Stavanger, we spend the night at the hotel, enjoy a lovely dinner with drinks. If you want, spend some time in the spa, or take a walk on the Sola beach and enjoy the sunset. Day 2 starts with a visit to the beautifully renovated Sola Church. After a photo stop, we will continue north and ride along the North Sea.In Tananger, you will get a glimpse of Stavanger's oil industry.
If the weather is agreeable, do you dare to take a swim in the Tananger sea-pool?On our way to Tungenes, we will see the Aleksander Kielland memorial, (a memorial for the offshore oil platform accident, that greatly affected the people of Stavanger), we will visit Vistehola, (a dwelling from the stone age). We will have a nice lunch at Tungenes lighthouse before heading south again and back to the Stavanger city center.
WHAT TO BRING
A small backpack containing an extra pullover, a buff or a cap, a lightweight raincoat. Don't forget sunblock, sunglasses and biking gloves. An bag with extra clothes when finishing the trip. This could be: trousers, warm clothes, some clean underwear and an extra pair of socks.
If you should do the full trip, bring some nice clothes for the evening dinner.
On our way to the lighthouse day two, you will se this one
ABOUT THE TRIPThis tour must be booked 5 days in advance. You must be in pretty good condition. The weather changes very quickly, so you must wear good sports clothes. We will ride on gravel, asphalt, and also in some off-road terrain.
Please contact us for more information about this amazing and special trip
SOME HIGHTLIGHTS FROM THE TRIP