Fjaler is situated on the southern side of the Dalsfjord and has a very diverse geography. You can travel from the fjord villages Dale and Flekke, to the salmon rivers Flekkevassdraget and Guddalsvassdraget, Guddal valley and on to the small communities along the coast in the west.
Dale is the administrative centre of Fjaler and has a good range of cafés and shops, and a motel. Nordic Artists’ Centre Dale has an imposing position above the village, while the Jakob Sande-tunet museum is located in the centre of the village.
In Hellevik, you can find Leonards Forlaavelse which sells snacks and is a great experience. It has a large cheese counter and home decor shop with an intimate and authentic atmosphere. There is also a grocery shop and a nice beach in Hellevik if you fancy a swim. The Nilsbua cultural monument is also worth a visit.
The district recorder's estate Lillingstoneheimen is in Tysse, and has a beautiful private cemetery, Fredensborg, built by district recorder Nils Landmark. Jensbua Kystkultursenter coastal culture centre is situated nearby, and is the base for the Bakkejekta boat.
The Red Cross Nordic United World College is situated on the Flekkefjord fjord arm in Flekke, and was built in connection with the Red Cross training and rehabilitation centre Hauglandssenteret. The college has a busy international environment of 200 students from around the world, a school camp, water park and conference facilities.
Korssund is an old hostelry site in the very west of the municipality, and has a rich and interesting history. It gets its name from the four-metre stone cross erected by St. Olav in around 1030 during the Christianisation of Norway. The cross is a St. Olav cross, and one of the biggest in Norway. Korssund has a good natural harbour, and teems with boats in summer.