Bryne is in Rogaland.
Bryne is the largest city in the Jæren region. It houses the administrative center for the Time municipality. Bryne is a city in an agriculture dominated area and have some of its agricultural roots intact, while providing the perks of a small city. Towns further south, such as Nærbø, Varhaug and Vigrestad are less diluted with people without agricultural background, typically from the Stavanger region, and may provide a more authentic insight to the original mindset, language and behavior of the area. Owing to its proximity to the "oil capitol" of Norway, Stavanger, several of the industries in the area are oil related.
Both local and express trains stop at Bryne train station. There are quite good bus connectivity to Sola airport, which is about 30 kilometers from Bryne.
There is a local taxi service in Bryne and several bus routes.
In the middle of Bryne city center there is a park with sculptures of Fritz Røed. Bryne Mølle is an old grain mill in the center of Bryne. It is nowadays used for art and events. Sandtangen is a recreational area by Frøylandsvatnet used for jogging and leisure. The area holds an exercise park. Have a look at the hand-made stone fences used in the area.
Explore the area. Bryne is often used as a base for exploring areas nearby, as it has good accommodation and connectivity. Garborgsenteret, close to the train station, got a visitor information center.
M44 one of the largest shop centers in the area. Locally produced art is available.
Jæren Hotel and Bryne Kro & Hotel both serve good food. Several small restaurants and fast food shops are available in the city center.
Drink some locally produced milk.
- Jæren Hotel.
- Bryne Kro & Hotel.
- Knudaheio - Where the poet Arne Garborg used to live.