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Lysefjorden

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Lysefjorden Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Region Stavanger
Lysefjorden Photo: Region Stavanger, Inger-Sigrun Slagstad Vik
Lysefjorden Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Region Stavanger
Lysefjorden
Lysefjorden Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Region Stavanger
Lysefjorden Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Region Stavanger
Lysefjorden Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Region Stavanger
Lysefjorden Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Region Stavanger
Lysefjorden Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Region Stavanger
Lysefjorden Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Region Stavanger
Lysefjorden Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Region Stavanger
Read more: Photo: Carmen Cristina Carpio Pettersen
Read more: Photo: Carmen Cristina Carpio Pettersen

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One of the most famous fjords in the Stavanger region is Lysefjorden. The fjord is 42 kilometres long with rocky walls falling nearly vertically over 1000 metres into the water. This is undoubtedly one of the highlights of Norwegian nature. Marked trail along both sides of the fjord. 
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One of the most famous fjords in the Stavanger region is Lysefjorden. The fjord is 42 kilometres long with rocky walls falling nearly vertically over...

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Visit the Norwegian Petroleum Museum, go on a cruise on the Lysefjord, ascend Preikestolen or join a guided sightseeing trip around Stavanger.

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The Lysefjord is situated close to Stavanger, and is especially known for the mountain formations of Kjerag and Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock).

Tourist information in Stavanger and Sandnes

The Tourist Information Offices in Stavanger and Sandnes can help you with just about any query.
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