Explore Palm Tree Island, Norway Fjords and more!

Stavanger - Tropical Flora of Norway - Enjoy a blossoming garden of exotic plants on the island of Sør Hidle, described as the World’s northernmost palm tree island.

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Flor og Fjære

Palm trees in Norway?

The northern hemisphere's most northerly tropical island. South Hidle is the only Norwegian palm tree island. Here you will find worlds northernmost plantation of palm trees, banana trees, citrus trees, bamboo trees and over 50,000 summer flowers. Rødne Fjord Cruise transports passengers from central Stavanger to South Hidle, where the garden is waiting. The boat trip takes approx. 20 minutes and is a great sea adventure.

The northern hemisphere's most northerly tropical island. South Hidle is the only Norwegian palm tree island. Here you will find worlds northernmost plantation of palm trees, banana trees, citrus trees, bamboo trees and over 50,000 summer flowers. Rødne Fjord Cruise transports passengers from central Stavanger to South Hidle, where the garden is waiting. The boat trip takes approx. 20 minutes and is a great sea adventure.

Obrestad fyr, Hå, Rogaland, Norway - R_23.11.2013 - temporary decoration

Obrestad fyr, Hå, Rogaland, Norway - R_23.11.2013 - temporary decoration

Flor og Fjære, a norvég csodakert

Flor og Fjære - A Beautiful Island Garden

Stavanger, blessed with history and natural beauty, was a thriving canning and fishing city until last century when an oil discovery resulted in Stavanger becoming known as the petroleum capital of Norway. The city radiates across a network of islands interlaced with graceful bridges and is a charming blend of old and new.

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stavanger norway

stavanger norway

Norway. The bishopric of St. Svithun, or Stavanger, included remote places like Eidfjord in Hardanger, Røldal, Hallingdal and Valdres together with the counties of Rogaland and Agder. The building of the church started in 1123 - 1128. The first bishop was a Benedictine monk named Bishop Reginald (or Reinald) from Winchester, England.  Stavanger Cathedral is also called St. Svithun Cathedral after a 9th century bishop from Winchester who was canonized.

Stavanger-Web, a portal in English with tourist and expatriate information regarding the charming city of Stavanger, Norway.

Flor og Fjære

Flor og Fjære, a norvég csodakert

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