Skip to main content

North Sea trail at Stolmen

Visit Stolmen at walk part of the North Sea trail.



Start and stop point

Årland or Kvalvåg (roundtrip)


Parking at the local groceri at Årland, parking spot in Kvalvåg or park along the road.


The trail is marked after the new national standard with a blue "N" on white background, bue "N" on rocks or green signs.


Blue, easy walk.

Difference in altitude

10 - 60 a.s.l (Såto)

Estimated time

1,5 - 2 hours (roundtrip 6 km.)

Recommended advice

Some wet areas, use mountain shoes. 

Tour description

From the parking spot in Kvalvåg follow a marked trail, and pass the end of Stangelandsvatnetand further down to Mølnevika. Follow the path marked with the blue "N", and turn west on the top. Follow the signs to "Såto", the top of Stolmen. From Såto the view over the big ocean is beautiful, and if you are lucky you might see eagles! During the war, the Germans built a radar station on Stolmen. Remains of the station give a glimpse of the activities taking place during the war. You also find an illuminated globe at the Northseatrail.

Source: Samarbeidsrådet for Sunnhordland


North Sea trail at Stolmen

Your recently viewed pages