In Rogaland’s second largest city, located in the heart of the Gandsfjord, you will find everything you need; versatile shopping facilities, accommodation, museum, skate park and playground, cafés and restaurants. Enough activities for nice holidays!
Which country is Sandnes?
Sandnes is centrally located on Nord-Jæren, with a short distance to Stavanger Airport, Sola and the ferry to Denmark. The Jærbanen train line runs through Sandnes and there are frequent train connections to Stavanger and several daily departures south to Egersund and Oslo.
Sandnes is known for one of the longest shopping streets in Norway, the Langgata – the most important pedestrian zone in the city. There you will find nice shops, cozy cafés and restaurants – ideal for a nice shopping spree.
Sandnes and surroundings
Sandnes used to be known mainly for its bricklaying and pottery industry, while the production of textile products and bicycles made the town famous from the end of the 19th century. In Sandnes there is the Figgjo porcelain factory, which manufactures all products on site, as well as Sandnes yarn, which produces knitting yarns at the factory in Foss Eikeland. Agriculture is an important branch of the economy in Sandnes with a variety of cattle breeding. The municipality also has a number of oil-related industries. Sandnes offers a creative environment and several well-known Norwegian brands, such as DBS bicycles and Polaris pots. Maybe you’ve already eaten a Dolly Dimple pizza or shopped at Cubus and Europris? All brands that originally come from Sandnes.
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