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PICTURES from SANDNES

Sandnes is known as Norway´s bicycle city, mainly due to the fact that the bicycle manufacturer Øglænd DBS was situated here for decades. The city offers a variety of routes for everyday riders and tourists. Since 1996 a public bicycle rental programme has been in operation in the city.

 Espeland  
Rogaland Arboretum

Rogaland Arboretum is a lush park area with more than 1400 different trees and bushes from a number of countries. The Arboretum is an excellent area for walks - in any weathar and during all seasons - for people of all ages, in particular for those that take a special interest in plants. With its 150 acres, this is Norway's largest arboretum. Open year rourd. Signposted.

In Sandnes there are some easily accessible small mountain peaks, such as Dalsnuten and Lifjell, with a view over the Sandnes and Stavanger area. The renowned Lysefjord is also easily accessible by car or boat.

 Åge Skogen