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Fjord Norway Vestland ETNE

The Postal Route between Skånevik and Etne

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Altitude difference: 10–640 metres

Estimated time: 3–4 hours, 9 km 

Walking map: Etne – Saudafjella 1:100 000

Starting point and parking: Good parking options in Skånevik and in Etne.

Description of walk: The postal road is a popular walking route and a well-known cultural attraction. The road was part of the old road Den Stavangerske Hovedveg from Bergen to Stavanger. The highest point on the walk is Varleitet (640 metres) with views northwards across the Sunnhordland basin.

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  • Source: Samarbeidsrådet for Sunnhordland


Effort level
  • Medium
  • Forest area

Outdoor Activities

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