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Surrounded by a lush landscape, Frøylandsvatnet is a scenic lake in Rogaland's Sandnes municipality. The lake lies to the south of the picturesque Riska town and remains a popular tourist spot. Frøylandsvatnet lake's waters merge with Hommersåkruta harbor.
Stavanger's third largest lagoon, Mosvatnet is a scenic lake which remains popular with cyclists, runners and walkers. A 3-kilometer (1.86-mile) long trail navigates around the shores of Mosvatnet and passes through the Mosvangen camping site and the Rogaland art museum. Another walking route cuts through the woodland's footbridge and passes through a beautiful swimming pool, eventually merging with the lakefront trail.
A small, quaint lake in Stavanger, Breiavatnet is surrounded by several historical and scenic attractions. A beautiful park and the Stavanger Cathedral (Norway's oldest) are found on the lake's shore. Breiavatnet is visited by several birds including sparrows, ducks, seagulls and swans. A pleasant stroll around Breiavatnet lets you explore the stunning cathedral as well as indulge your taste buds at some amazing restaurants by the lakeside.
Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock) is the most famous scenic natural attraction in the Ryfylke area. The mountain plateau is located 604 m above sea level. You can enjoy its impressive sight from a distance on a ferry in the Lysefjord, or you can hike up there and enjoy the astonishing view from Preikestolen itself. It is a two-hour hike to get to Preikestolen from Preikestolen hostel. A beautiful eight-hour round-trip guided hike is also available. Remember to bring comfortable footwear and a packed lunch.
Tysdalsvatnet is a beautiful lake with plenty of activities to make your visit memorable. One can engage in fishing. There is a good supply of fish in the waters for enthusiastic anglers. Boating is also a popular activity here. Cabins can be rented along the shores to spend the night.