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The Lysefjord in Ryfylke, Norway - Photo: Terje Rakke/nordic Life
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The Lysefjord in Ryfylke, Norway Photo: Terje Rakke/nordic Life

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Ryfylke is home to the Lysefjord and the mountain formations of Kjerag and Prekestolen (The Pulpit Rock).
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The Lysefjord in Ryfylke, Norway - Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life

Ryfylke

Ryfylke is home to the Lysefjord and the mountain formations of Kjerag and Prekestolen (The Pulpit Rock).

Ryfylke

Source: Visitnorway

Explora Ryfylke

Where to Stay in Ryfylke

As you journey through Ryfylke you will find varied accommodation, from Lysebotn at the head of the Lysefjord to Sauda in the north.

Getting to Ryfylke and Around

Ryfylke is accessible from major Norwegian towns and ports of entry.

Scenic Attractions in Ryfylke

The panoramic view from Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) includes the Lysefjord and the surrounding mountain areas.

What to Do in Ryfylke

Walk up to Kjerag and Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) mountain plateaus, go salmon fishing, or take a cruise on the Lysefjord.

Tour Suggestions in Ryfylke

Drive the National Tourist Route Ryfylke or take a cruise on the Lysefjord.

Food in Ryfylke

Find out about typical ingredients in the Ryfylke kitchen, popular restaurants in the area, and food-related festivals.

Winter in Ryfylke

Sauda in Fjord Norway is a great winter destination, offering Alpine and cross-country skiing as well as winter fishing, ski boat, hiking and more.

Ryfylke National Tourist Route

In Ryfylke, Fjord Norway, green skerries and cultural landscapes are suddenly replaced by mountains, rockslides, polished cliffs and fjords.

The Lysefjord

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

Hiking to the top of Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock)

Hike from the Preikestolen Mountain Lodge to the top of Pulpit Rock, 600 meters above the Lysefjord, with Norway host David Spinx.

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Hiking to the top of Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock)

Hike from the Preikestolen Mountain Lodge to the top of Pulpit Rock, 600 meters above the Lysefjord, with Norway host David Spinx.

Fjord cruise on the Lysefjord

Let Norway host David Spinx take you on a fjord cruise in Ryfylke to see the Pulpit Rock. And learn about the history of Norway along the way.

River expedition and salmon fishing

Norway host David Spinx travels to Ryfylke in Fjord Norway to go on an expedition on the Suldalslågen River. And he gets to try salmon fishing.

Riding a fjord horse in Fjord Norway

Travel to Tjøstheim Farm in Ryfylke and go horseback riding in fjords and mountains with Norway host David Spinx. Riding a fjord horse is easy.

About Ryfylke

Key facts about Haugesund and Haugalandet

Haugalandet is a geographical region in the county of Rogaland, in Western Norway. Haugesund is its main town.

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Preikestolen and National Tourist Route Ryfylke 360 panorama SkyCam

Get a bird's eye view of Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock), the Lysefjord and the rest of Ryfylke, home to the southernmost fjords in Norway.

The Lysefjord

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

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