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Stord

Fjords and Islands in Sunnhordland

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7 days / 166 km - Incl. luggage transport.

This tour varies from flat to hilly fjord terrain. You’ll visit Rosendal, famous for its Barony, a beautiful historic manor and estate. You’ll pass through the village Skånevik, well-known for its Blues Festival and the idyllic trading station of Bekkjarvik.

Highlights: Fjord landscape - islands - Barony of Rosendal - Picturesque villages - Homemade coking


The trip begins with the expressboat Hardangerfjordekspressen from Bergen to Rosendal, then You cycle along the Hardangerfjord to Husnes and on to Utåker. The ferry takes you over to the lovely village of Skånevik. For those who wish to cycle more, there is a nice detour from Skånevik to Etne and back, before the expressboat takes you  on to Stord. From Stord you cycle to Fitjar and get the ferry from Sandvikvåg to Husavik. There's just a short distance from Husavik to the old merchant centre of Bekkjarvik, where tasty local cooking and comfortable beds awaits you. In Austevoll you can take extra trips across the bridge to the islands of Stolmen, Hundvåkøy and Store Kalsøy, before you get the expressboat back to Bergen.

We recommend you stay an extra night in either Rosendal or Skånevik, since both places have so much interesting to offer (this will be extra).

Tour dates:
19.06 - 04.09 - 2016 (Sunday - Saturday)

Price per person in a double room: NOK 9150,-

Price includes:
6x nights accommodation incl. breakfast
4 x selfmade lunch pack / thermos refill
4 x 3-course dinner
Map and tour description /Luggage transport
Hardangerfjord express (ferry) from Bergen to Rosendal Monday

The rest of the ferries: Total NOK 500 per pers incl. bike tickets. (Has to pay for tickets onboard) 

Extra: 
Bike rental 5 days: NOK 1050 / x dag NOK 155
Bag 5 days: NOK 90/ x dag NOK 15 (per bag)
Helmet 5 days: NOK 60/ x dag NOK 10


Day by day program

Sunday: Arrival Bergen. Accomodation Bergen (B)

Monday: Picking up rental bikes. The Hardangerfjord expressboat from Bergen to Rosendal, depart 16:30, arrival Rosendal 18:25.
Accomodation in Rosendal Turisthotel, Rosendal (D)

Tuesday: Before start cycling, we recommend to visit the Barony, with it`s beatuiful rose garden. Cycle Rosendal - Utåker 50 km. Ferry to Skånevik. Accommodation at Skånevik Fjordhotel (B,L,D)

Wednesday: Cycle Skånevik - Etne / return - 52 km. Expressboat depart 16:20 to Leirvik / Stord, arr. 17.00. Accommodation at Grand Hotel. (B,L) Dinner at the restaurant Bryggen 11. (D)

Thursday: Cycle Leirvik to Sandvikvåg 39 km. Ferrycrossing, con-tinue cycle to Bekkjarvik 4 km. Possible to take extra trips across the bridges to more islands or visit galleries in Bekkjarvik. Accommodation at Bekkjarvik Gjestgiveri. (B,L,D)

Friday: Cycle at the islands of Austevoll 20 km. Express boat from Hufthamar, dep. 15.05, arr. 15.55 in Bergen.

Deliver back rental bikes before 18:00 today or next morning. Accomodation in Bergen (B)

Saturday: Breakfast and departure.

 


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Stord, Norway
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60° 23' 42" N / 5° 19' 19" E
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