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The Postal Route between Skånevik and Etne

The Postal Route between Skånevik and Etne Photo: Etne kommune The Postal Route between Skånevik and Etne Photo: Etne kommune The Postal Route between Skånevik and Etne Photo: Etne kommune The Postal Route between Skånevik and Etne Photo: Etne kommune
The Postal Route between Skånevik and Etne Photo: Etne kommune
The Postal Route between Skånevik and Etne Photo: Etne kommune
The Postal Route between Skånevik and Etne Photo: Etne kommune
The Postal Route between Skånevik and Etne Photo: Etne kommune

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Medium
Duration
  • 3 hours
Landscape
  • Forest

Contact information

Description

Altitude difference: 10–640 metres

Estimated time: 3–4 hours, 9 km 

Walking map: Etne – Saudafjella 1:100 000

Starting point and parking: Good parking options in Skånevik and in Etne.

Description of walk: The postal road is a popular walking route and a well-known cultural attraction. The road was part of the old road Den Stavangerske Hovedveg from Bergen to Stavanger. The highest point on the walk is Varleitet (640 metres) with views northwards across the Sunnhordland basin.

Trail marking

This hike is signposted and the level of difficulty indicated by colour-coded icons. Green is easiest, blue is moderate, red is demanding, and black is very demanding.

Categories

  • Tour suggestions Tour suggestions
  • Hiking Hiking

Facilities

  • Nature and terrain

    • total ascent
    • forest area
  • Grading

    • medium
    • marked trails with colour grading
  • Duration

    • 3 hours
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The Postal Route between Skånevik and Etne

Altitude difference: 10–640 metres Estimated time: 3–4 hours, 9 km  Walking map: Etne – Saudafjella 1:100 000 Starting point and parking: Good...

The Postal Route between Skånevik and Etne

Source: Visitnorway

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