Leirvik is the center of the city Stord, and the regional center of Sunnhordland.
Here you´ll find a varity of shops, the shopping center Amfi Stord with over 35 shops, the shopping center Bytunet and a lot of other stores in the Borggata road.
In the city center you´ll also find cafès, restaurants, cinema, art gallery and a museum.
The city center is suitable for bikers. There are several bike racks placed in the city (by kulturhuset, the city hall and Amfi Stord). In Stord kulturhus you will find a public bath as well as cinema. Theatres and other events also often take place here.