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Read more: Lysefjorden
Lysefjorden Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Region Stavanger
Lysefjorden Photo: Fjord Tours AS
Lysefjorden Photo: Region Stavanger, Inger-Sigrun Slagstad Vik

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One of the most famous fjords in the Stavanger region is Lysefjorden. The fjord is 42 km long with rocky walls falling nearly vertically over 1000 m into the water. This is undoubtedly one of the highlights of Norwegian nature. Marked trail along both sides of the fjord. Kjerag is an iconic hiking destination to the top of the mountain ridge on the south side of the Lysefjord. The marked path goes in the rugged and beautiful terrain from Øygardstøl into Kjerag.
NOTE: You should allow approx. 5 hours back and forth.
View 360° panoramashow over the Lysefjorden and Kjerag

Equipment:

We recommend that you bring enough food and drink. Please note that the tour requires hiking shoes and hiking clothing.

The trip starts at Fiskepirterminalen, Stavanger at 07:30, Sandnes bus terminal at 07:50, and Ålgård at 08:00 -There will be a stop where you can shop at the chandlery at Byrkjedalstunet. Here you will find candles, wood, glass and many other great souvenirs. The journey will go on to Øygardstøl where the actual hike to Kjerag starts.

 The bus will return to Stavanger at. 16:45 with arrival 19:15
You can hop on and hop off the regular boat and the tourist ferry, which runs in the summer season.

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Lysefjorden

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One of the most famous fjords in the Stavanger region is Lysefjorden. The fjord is 42 km long with rocky walls falling nearly vertically over 1000 m...

Lysefjorden

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