The compact region 

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The conference and exhibition centre is only a takes five- minutes by bus journey from the conference and exhibition center to and from Stavanger city centre. Buses run continuously frequently from outside the centere to the city. You can also walk there in 20 minutes. If you arrive with a car there is parking space on the Stavanger Forum site.

  • It takes 15 minutes from the airport to the center of Stavanger and Sandnes – and it is 20 minutes between the twin cities of Stavanger and Sandnes.
  • The region has great hotel capacity in Stavanger, Sandnes and Sola.
  • In Stavanger city centre, there are 60 restaurants within a five-minute walking distance – you will find several restaurants in the city of Sandnes as well.
  • Companies such as Skretting, Akva Group, Grieg Seafoods are located 10-40 minutes away from Stavanger Forum.
  • Stavanger (Sola Airport) has direct flight connections with, among others, Copenhagen, London, Frankfurt, and Amsterdam.

Visit Preikestolen, walk barefoot on the beach, and enjoy world-class food and drink!

The Stavanger region offers activities, spectacular nature, and culinary experiences that inspire!

The Stavanger region has both Michelin restaurants and a myriad of other eateries in various genres and price ranges. In the city centre you will find the exotic Fargegata (the colourful street) and in Gamle Stavanger (old town) you can walk among the typical white-painted wooden houses. Stavanger and Sandnes are the perfect bases for some of Norway’s most unique nature experiences. It is only a one-hour drive to the amazing Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock).