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Fjord Norway Vestland TYSNES

Dalen - Gjerstadstølen - Tysnessåto

  • Tysnes kommune, Uggdal
  • +47 53437019
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Hike from Dalen - Gjerstadstølen to Tysnessåto, 753 m. From the summit, there are impressive views of Sunnhordland and the ocean to the west.

Dalen - Gjerstadstølen - Tysnessåto 

Altitude difference: 753 metres

Estimated time: 2.5 hours, 8 km

Walking map: Tysnes 1:50 000

Starting point: Car park in Dalen

Grading: Medium, blue

Start: Car park by the information board
First 200 m on a tarmacked road, then on below
farmhouses and between the next farmhouse and barn.

Description of walk: There are routes up to Tysnessåta from all the villages on the island. This route, which starts in Dalen, is perhaps the most interesting. At Gjerstadstølen summer pasture farm, you will find høgd 333 (altitude 333 metres) on the right side of the path, where you can write your name in the logbook or take a break on the benches. From the summit, there are impressive views of Folgefonna glacier and the Kvinnheradsfjella mountains, the whole of Sunnhordland and the ocean to the west.

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  • Source: Samarbeidsrådet for Sunnhordland


  • Mountain area

Outdoor Activities

  • Marked trails
  • Short hikes (1-4 hours)


3 hours
Mountain area
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