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Høgsfjorden - Things to Know Before Visiting

Høgsfjorden, Sandnes Municipality, Norway

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About Høgsfjorden

Høgsfjorden is a fjord in Rogaland county, Norway. It lies in the municipalities of Stavanger, Sandnes, Strand, and Gjesdal. The innermost part of the fjord is located at the village of Frafjord in the municipality of Gjesdal. It flows west to Dirdal and then heads northwards. At the village of Forsand, the Lysefjord branches off to the northeast. The Høgsfjorden continues to the northwest past the islands of Idsal and Idse before emptying into the Horgefjorden and ultimately into the vast Bokna

Attractions Near Høgsfjorden

Preikestolen(Pulpit Rock)
Preikestolen(Pulpit Rock)12.25km from Høgsfjorden

Mountainous hike to the famous 604-meter cliff with a flat top, offering incredible views.

Gandsfjord13.97km from Høgsfjorden

The Gandsfjorden is the fjord from Stavanger to Sandnes town center. The fjord is situated between the flat Jæren landscape to the west and the highland to the east. The contrasts are large with the mountain Dalsnuten (323 m) as the highest point.

Stavanger City Museum
Stavanger City Museum15.34km from Høgsfjorden

Stavanger Museum is located in the city center and has three departments; the cultural history section, the natural history section, and the Norwegian Children's Museum. he main theme of "From ancient landscape to oil town” is the history of Stavanger from its founding in 1125 until 1995.

Breiavatnet15.38km from Høgsfjorden

A beautiful lake which was located in the heart of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. It is very shallow, only a few feet deep. The lake gets its water from the Kannikbekken stream. The lake is the home of various birds, such as swans, seagulls, ducks, and sparrows.

Stavanger Cathedral
Stavanger Cathedral15.44km from Høgsfjorden

Stavanger Cathedral is Norway’s oldest cathedral and the seat of the Bishop of Stavanger who leads the Diocese of Stavanger. It is located in the city of Stavanger in Rogaland, Norway. Stavanger Cathedral is situated in the centre of the city, in the borough of Storhaug. The church is part of the “Stavanger domkirke” parish in the Stavanger arch-deanery in the Diocese of Stavanger.

Norwegian Petroleum Museum
Norwegian Petroleum Museum15.46km from Høgsfjorden

Museum focusing on oil extraction activities in the North Sea. Comes with a view, being located in the harbor of Stavanger.

Where is Høgsfjorden

Discover More Attractions in Rogaland, Where Høgsfjorden Is Located

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Mainly a coastal region with fjords, beaches, and islands. It is the center of the Norwegian petroleum industry.