The Stavanger & Ryfylke regions - grand nature with steep mountains and deep fjords. From outer reefs to sheltered villages. From steep vantage points to green valleys. Short distances to mountains and fjords. Wide-stretched beaches as far as the eye can see. Colourful culture and spectacular culinary highlights. Stavanger is the region’s largest city with a population of around 130 000.
Digital map: https://reisemal.mapster.no/sted/?isMapView=true
Right to roam
The “right to roam” is in itself fundamental for all the outdoor opportunities in Norway. But with these rights also come responsibilities to preserve this valuable part of the nature law.
Facts about the “right to roam”:
- People have the right to roam freely by foot or on skis in nature
- Do not step on cultivated fields/cropland or meadows
- Close gates behind you and do not ruin fences
- The use of fire and lighting of bonfires in the forest and fields are forbidden from 15 April to 15 September
- Remember at all times dogs must be kept on a leash – be considerate of grazing animals
- Take your litter/garbage back with you, do not leave in nature
- Motorised vehicles are normally forbidden in nature
- Do not disturb animals and birds, including nests including baby birds/animals