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Bike ride to the island of Skjernøy

Bike ride to the island of Skjernøy Photo: FREM Bike ride to the island of Skjernøy Photo: Lindesnesregionen Bike ride to the island of Skjernøy Photo: Lindesnesregionen
Bike ride to the island of Skjernøy Photo: FREM
Bike ride to the island of Skjernøy Photo: Lindesnesregionen
Bike ride to the island of Skjernøy Photo: Lindesnesregionen

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Length: 22 kilometres - (including the walk: 25 kilometres).
Level: Light

Start from the Tourist Information Office and follow the cycle path along the E39 towards Kristiansand.

After about 3 km, take the turn off to Tregde. A further 2 km down the road, turn off towards to Skjernøy. This is Norway's southernmost inhabited island. You will find excellent terrain here, both for walking and cycling. Cycle over the bridge and turn right at the foot of the hill to Skjernøysund.

The stretch between Skjernøysund and Dyrstad is along bike paths built during the 1880s. You will also see Dyrstad School from 1877.

The remainder of the ride is on busy country roads. When you come to the chapel at Farestad, turn left and follow the road back to Mandal.

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Bike ride to the island of Skjernøy - Photo: FREM

Bike ride to the island of Skjernøy

Length: 22 kilometres - (including the walk: 25 kilometres). Level: Light Start from the Tourist Information Office and follow the cycle path along...

Bike ride to the island of Skjernøy

Source: Visitnorway

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