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Jørpeland

Hike to Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock)

  • Preikestolveien 521, Forsand
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Hike to this breathtaking scenic point, chosen by Lonely Planet as one of top ten most spectacular viewing points in the world. The view will leave you mesmerised! 

MAIN SEASON IS FROM APRIL - SEPTEMBER, and from March public bus transport is possible. This breathtaking scenic point, chosen by Lonely Planet as one of top ten most spectacular viewing points in the world, will mesmerise you!

The hike: you follow a well marked trail from the Preikestolen Fjellstue through different mountain landscapes. The plateau is approximately 25 x 25 metres, flat and you can enjoy a spectacular view of the Lysefjord and surrounding mountains. You need proper (warm) clothing and shoes (mountain shoes) and do not forget a packed lunch!

BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN MAIN SEASON APRIL - SEPTEMBER: Ferry from Fiskepirterminalen in Stavanger to Tau and corresponding bus to Preikestolen Fjellstue where you start the hike. See documents on this page to download timetables. 

BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN LOW SEASON OCTOBER - MARCH: Ferry from Stavanger to Tau and corresponding bus to Jørpeland. The remaining part of the way is by taxi from Jørpeland to Preikestolen Mountain Lodge (around 9 kilometres). PLEASE NOTE:  Always take weather conditions into consideration before hiking during low season. It gets dark quickly and it could be slippery.

ON YOUR OWN BY CAR (ALL YEAR): Drive to Lauvvik via Rv 13 National Tourist Route Ryfylke, cross with ferry to Oanes (8 minutes) and continue along Rv 13 and follow the signs to Preikestolen. Or go by ferry from Stavanger to Tau (40 minutes) and drive south on Rv 13 following signposting. PLEASE NOTE:  Always take weather conditions into consideration before hiking during low season. It gets dark quickly and it could be slippery.
Parking: NOK 150 car, NOK 60 MC

MORE ABOUT THE PREIKESTOLEN (PULPIT ROCK).


 



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Effort Level
Medium
Duration
1-4 hours
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Season
Spring
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Forsand, Norway
The latitude and longitude
58° 59' 24" N / 6° 8' 16" E
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