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Refsnesstranden © Aldente/Moxey

The Jæren beaches Norway’s longest beachline is spread over

70 km along the coast, with both sandy beaches and pebbled beaches. The coastal area is extra­ordinary in that it is a landscape of

­important geological, botanical, zoological and ­cultural ­historical elements. The beaches are

in a p ­ rotected landscape area as well as being in a plant and bird protection areas. The most ­famous beaches are Sola beach, Bore beach, Orre beach (Blue Flag), Refsnes beach and ­Brusand beach. VII/B5-6 Season: All year.

(Sola, Orre)

Sandvesand © Ørjan B. Iversen

The Karmøy beaches Let the Mediterranean atmosphere prevail at Åkrasanden, the

elongated sandy beach with a Blue Flag (lobal environment certificate). The beach is well suited for sailboards. Sandvesand beach

is another of Karmøy’s beautiful ­beaches and is located just north of Skudeneshavn. The area in which it lies is very rich in terms

of species. The vegetation surrounding the beach is exciting for a plant lover. There are good ­opportunities for wave surfing for qualified surfers. VII/A4 Season: All year.

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Explore the south of Fjord Norway - It's waterful - english  

The official travel guide for Destination Haugesund, Destination Ryfylke og Region Stavanger. English version.

Explore the south of Fjord Norway - It's waterful - english  

The official travel guide for Destination Haugesund, Destination Ryfylke og Region Stavanger. English version.

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