Solastranden is a 2,3 km long beach close to the airport. It is one of the most popular beaches in the Stavanger region, and a well used spot for wind- and watersports. Traces of war structures can be seen in the southern end of the beach. Important information on how to behave along the beaches at Jæren - It is forbidden to drive motorised vehicles - In the bird protection areas, you cannot exercise activities of disturbing effect; surfing, board sailing, kiting and dog walking. - It is prohibited to surf/board sailing/kiting in the bird protected areas from 1 October to 31 March - Horseback riding, bike riding, camping and tenting in the sand dunes are prohibited - You must not walk on farmland during the growing season - Respect people's privacy. Do not set up a tent any nearer than 150 meters from a house or a cottage - Permission from land owner if you camp for longer than 2 nights - Do not light a fire in nature between 15 April to 15 September - Respect the fact that other might use the area as their livelihood - If you bring along a dog in nature, you are obligated to keep it on a leash where livestock are grazing. Remember the general laws on keeping dogs on a leash - For hunting and fishing, special rules apply that you need to be aware of - Flying with drones are forbidden throughout the entire landscape protection area - Larger events are not allowed without a special dispensation For the more experienced surfers, the conditions are more rewarding in autumn. Remember it is prohibited to surf/board sail/kite on beaches affected by bird protection (1 Oct – 31 March). Kiting is only possible on the following beaches: Sola, Hellestø, Byberg, Bore and Brusand.