Packages & Experiences

Enjoy the many amazing possibilities for adventures and experiences in Rogaland.

There’s something for everyone

Our Packages

Romantic Stay

Book a romantic weekend with us at GamlaVærket, where we create a romantic setting throughout the weekend where you and your loved one can enjoy being each other’s company in a cozy, charming, historical setting.

The romance begins right when you step into our doors. You’ll find a bottle of bubbly and a plate of fresh fruit in your room. Then for dinner –  a quiet, romantic candlelit 3-course meal for two in our gallery.

We can also provide, through one of our neighbors along Langgata, spa treatments, should you wish. If you prefer a more active activity, we can also recommend plenty of nearby hiking activities, and we’ll send you off with a packed lunch from us.

The price is 2 995, -NOK for two persons for a 1 night stay, in a historic double room, including a bottle of sparkling and tray of fruit upon arrival, as well as a 3-course dinner and a delicious breakfast in bed.

Offer available all year round.

Experience Lysefjorden and Telemarkskanalen – Norway’s Spectacular Waterway from West to East

A magical 3-day roadtrip with accommodations and meals included.

Season: May 20 – September 4, 2020

The roadtrip starts in Sandnes with dinner and accommodation at GamlaVærket.
Day 2 begins with breakfast at GamlaVærket, followed by a send-off with a packed lunch as you make your way aboard the tourist ferry and cruise along Lysefjorden. The day concludes with dinner and accommodation at Dalen Hotel – known as an “adventure hotel” and dates back to 1894.
Day 3 begins with a breakfast at Dalen Hotel followed by a tour of the Telemark canal aboard the historical MS Henrik Ibsen, going all the way to Ulefoss.

A roadtrip for the books.

Package Inclusions

  • A 1-night stay in a standard room at GamlaVærket
  • A 3-course meal at GamlaVærket (beverages not included)
  • Breakfast at GamlaVærket and a packed lunch for the journey ahead
  • A 1-night stay in a standard room at Dalen Hotel
  • A 3-course dinner and storytelling at Dalen Hotel (beverages not included)
  • Breakfast at Dalen Hotel
  • A canal tour aboard the MS Henrik Ibsen from Dalen to Ulefoss
  • Bus ticket and ferry ticket are not included in this package

Preikestolen and Lysefjorden Adventure Package

Accommodation includes dinner, breakfast, packed lunches with fruit, water, and chocolate.

Season: May – September

With breathtaking views and one among Lonely Planet’s ten most spectacular natural vantage points in the world, the Pulpit Rock (Preikestolen) is a place that will definitely inspire you.

On this trip you follow a well-marked trail from Preikestolhytta through a varied mountain landscape. Once you reach the Pulpit Rock, you will be rewarded with magnificent views of Lysefjord and surrounding mountains.

You must have warm hiking clothes and hiking boots, and don’t forget your picnic!

The main season is from May to September, but from March, there is public transportation available at the Preikestolen Fjellstue, which is the starting point for the trip. Take the Stavanger-Tau ferry and corresponding bus to Preikestolen Fjellstue.

Unforgettable experiences

Get Inspired

A Historical Adventure

This is our most exclusive package.

It includes both accommodation in a historical room, a 6-course menu composed of the finest ingredients, and a thoughtfully-selected wine pairing on beautifully-decorated candlelit tables in the oldest part of our restaurant.
An unforgettable experience.

Price from 1 745,- NOK per person in a double room.

A Family Stay and A Visit to Vitenfabrikken

Experience exciting exhibitions and interactive installations over several floors at the Vitenfabrikken – located only a stone’s throw away from GamlaVærket.
Stay in one of our well-equipped family rooms and start the day with our hearty breakfast buffet.

Price from 1 495,- NOK including accommodation, breakfast, and tickets to Vitenfabrikken.


St. Svithun Hotell is only 22 minutes by car from Kongeparken amusement park in Ålgård, one of Rogaland’s most popular attractions.

Here you can visit the Freia Chocolate Factory where you can make your own chocolate, ride Humla, Norway’s biggest carousel which takes you 10 meters above the ground, and meet some adorable animals on the farm, among other many exciting activities! For more information, you can visit Kongeparken’s website by clicking here.

Afternoon Tea

GamlaVærket has brought the classic English tradition of afternoon tea to Sandnes!

Treat yourself to a sandwiches, scones, homemade cakes, and the best variety of tea while sitting in GamlaVærket’s unique surroundings. A sweet finish to a day of shopping around Sandnes.

Food and tea – 295,- NOK per person

Food, tea, and sparkling – 395,- NOK per person

Contact Information


St. Olavsgata 38
4306 Sandnes

Phone: +47 51 68 51 70
Fax: +47 51 68 51 71

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