It’s characterised by ever-changing weather and light, miles of sandy beaches and dunes replaced by pebbles and salmon rivers. This is Norway’s food pantry with an intensive agricultural activity in a flat, wide-stretched, and well-kept cultural landscape with a mild climate all year.
Into the open sea
The author Alexander L. Kielland stated that Jæren’s nature is not for amateurs. Kielland vacationed at Orre for many years. People from eastern Norway who move to Jæren, claim that it takes years to adapt. In the beginning, all they see are rocks, however, eventually, they discover the beauty of the scenery.
The shore along Jæren faces the open sea and has been considered one of the most dangerous coastlines in Norway. There are no skerries and the underwater currents can be strong.