Car Hire Sandefjord
Sandefjord is popular with Norwegians and tourists alike. The town is a step back to the famous whaling times and it is very proud of it.
The fascinating town of Sandefjord has to be seen to be believed. Hiring a vehicle from Car Hire Norway will help you discover the rich history of the town and its traditions.
Car Hire in Sandefjord is a great way of exploring the area. We offer a range of extremely competitive prices in addition to, fully comprehensive insurance, waivers for auto theft and collision damage, liability cover and roadside assistance in the unlikely event of a breakdown.
Car Hire Sandefjord Mini Guide
Discover the many whaling monuments in a vehicle from Car Hire Sandefjord. Probably the best place to start is at the town's museum. The museum presents the history of whaling in Sandefjord and the role the town played. There are various objects on display that relate to the tradition. If the museum is not to your taste then you can drive in your hire car vehicle to Mollerasen Hill and check out the stunning views from the hill. It is used for picnics in the better weather.
The harbor is easy to find in the town and you can drive down and watch the fishing boats leave or return. The harbor also has berthed during summer the Southern Actor. The ship is an old whaling ship that now serves as a tourist attraction when it docks in Sandefjord. The town has very few tall buildings but one that catches the eye is the church. It was built over 100 years ago and has bells that ring on the hour.
There is a monument to the whaling tradition of the town at the end of the main street. It is particularly beautiful in summer when the water bubbles and sparkles. The 9th Century Gokstad Viking ship was discovered in Sandefjord. It was excavated in 1880 and the actual ship now rests in Oslo but a replica called Gaia is in the port in town.
Car Hire Sandefjord Airport – TRF
Sandefjord Airport is located 7.4km northeast of Sandefjord town. The airport has one terminal that serves as the arrivals and departures. The airport is used by low cost carriers such as Wizzair and Ryanair who operate the route under the name of Oslo
- Torp. The airport handles over 1.5m passengers annually on domestic and international flights. The airport is easily accessed from the cities of Sandefjord and Stokke. There are also good parking facilities at the airport.
Second name: Torp Airport