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Bike ride to the island of Skjernøy

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You will find excellent terrain here, both for walking and cycling.

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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  • Source: Turistkontoret for Lindesnesregionen

General

Effort level
  • Challenging
  • Medium
Landscape
  • Mountain area
Season
  • Summer

Outdoor Activities

Hiking
  • Daytrips (5-11 hours)
  • Multi-day (one or more days)
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Mandal, Norway
The latitude and longitude
58° 0' 9" N / 7° 30' 58" E
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