The island of Sotra i situated just west of Bergen, and is made up of the municipalities of Fjell and Sund.
The municipality of Fjell is a modern, pulsating island community with the North Sea and Bergen as its neigbhours.
The municicipality center is located at Straume on “Little Sotra”. Here the new “Sotra Coastal City” is being developed with impressive pace. The Coastal City will be highligted during the UCI Road World Championships.
In Fjell the coastal landscape is prominent. There are amazing cycling and hiking opportunities. Fishing, climbing, diving and boating activitieis are many.
At Straume we can find an impressive Sports Park with Sotra Arena at its center.
The world leading subsea technology base Coast Center Base (CCB) is found at Ågotnes. The base is an important service provider for the oil-and gas industry in the North Sea.