Jaeren provides some stunning variety to the rolling Norwegian coastline, with its flat stretches and sandy beaches hugely popular with locals and tourists alike. Its wide horizons are the stuff of Nordic myth, enticing and capturing the hearts of visitors searching for some rugged relaxation during their time in Stavanger.
Tourists wishing to explore this often overlooked side of Norway should stay at one of the top hotels near Jaeren's beaches. The Park Inn by Radisson Stavanger is just a short walk from the city's train station and has excellent transport links with the wider Rogaland county.
What is there to do in Jaeren?
Jaeren's beaches are famous throughout Scandinavia and offer some of the best windswept scenery in the country. The area is peppered with several snaking coastal routes which active tourists can explore, with one of the most popular the 25 mile idyllic stretch between Ogna and Bore. The six mile long Kongevegen path also offers visitors a less strenuous opportunity to discover some of the beauty of Jaeren.
Jaeren's beaches and coastline are littered with interesting cultural spots such as Orre Old Church and Varhaug Cemetry, which dates from the 8th century. Jaeren is also full of lighthouses due to the dangerous nature of its coast, with the one at Oberstad now staging exhibits about the history of these life-saving buildings.
Surfing is also popular on the beaches of Jaeren due to its challenging breaks, with visitors travelling from near and far to test their wits against the icy North Sea.
Choosing a hotel in Stavanger
Guests staying at the Park Inn by Radisson Stavanger will be perfectly placed to enjoy the wide variety of the country's landscape, from the flat Jaeren beaches to the towering cliffs of Lysefjord
. Holidaymakers will also be able to relax in the hotel's elegant on-site bar as well as sampling some Norwegian culinary delights at its restaurant.