Haugesund is a pretty town on Norway’s west coast. It attracts thousands of tourists for reasons as diverse as bird watching, the fjords, Viking history, and for Haugesund’s reputation as a goldmine of natural wonders – particularly in the wider Rogaland region. Haugesund Town Hall is the major landmark, but it’s the town’s natural setting which people come to see, making car hire in Haugesund popular. The Karmoy Beaches in Akrehamn are a real hidden gem of Norway’s west coast, and the lookout point known as Steinsfjellet is unmissable, especially as the sun begins to set over Haugesund. Both of these attractions are best accessed by hiring a car in Haugesund.