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Fjord Norway Stavanger Eigersund

Exploration of the moon surface and mining in Magma

  • Elvegaten 23, Eigersund
  • +47 91782594
  •  /  km From You
Overview

A two-day trip in Magma UNESCO Global Geopark with highlights such as Trollpikken, Eigerøy lighthouse and walking on moonlike landscapes to mention some. Are you fond of chocolate you are in luck, as you get to visit a local chocolate factory in Egersund. Scenic sites such as Stoplesteinan, Ruggesteinen, the Jøssingfjord, Helleren and Sogndalstrand are also among the adventures. 

A two-day trip in Magma UNESCO Global Geopark with highlights such as Trollpikken, Eigerøy lighthouse and walking on moonlike landscapes to mention some. Are you fond of chocolate you are in luck, as you get to visit a local chocolate factory in Egersund. Scenic sites such as Stoplesteinan, Ruggesteinen, the Jøssingfjord, Helleren and Sogndalstrand are also among the adventures. 

Day 1 Stavanger/Egersund
Take a bus from Stavanger or Egersund, check in at Grand Hotell Egersund, and bring a packed lunch along from hotel. Firstly, you hike to Trollpikken, where you enjoy a picnic on arrival. After the hike, you continue to Eigerøy lighthouse, where you will experience the feeling of walking on the moon, in this particular lunar scenery. Then it's back to the hotel, followed by a chocolate course experience at a local chocolate store.

Meals:
Breakfast --- not included
Lunch --- provided
Dinner --- provided

Accommodation: Grand Hotell Egersund

Day 2 Sokndal | Return to Stavanger/Egersund
After breakfast, we go by bus to the Blåfjell mine site. On the way there, we make a photo stop at the landmark Stoplesteinan, said to remind people of Stonehenge in England. Further on, we make photo stop at Ruggesteinen, the largest moving rock in northern Europe. Lunch is then served at the Jøssingfjord and in the nearby abandoned tunnel. After lunch, visit the iconic buildings at Helleren, where the mountain forms a natural roof and shelter for the two small houses there, both of which date back to the 19th century. After the visit, follow the guide Fladen walking steps to the top of Jøssingfjord, from there, visit Titania, one of the world's largest preserved titanium mines. Finally, we make a photo stop in the town of Sogndalstrand. The bus returns to Stavanger and the trip ends.

Meals:
Breakfast -- provided
Lunch -- provided
Dinner -- not included 

Price includes:
Accommodation
Car and tour guide service (tips)
Meals as stated above
The attractions and event tickets involved in the trip

Not included in price:
Other transport transfers
Non-alcoholic/Alcoholic beverages
Other personal consumption 
Travel insurance

Please note: a minium of six bookings to arrange the trip

Trip duration: 2-day-trip and one overnight stay
Destination: within Magma UNESCO Geopark area
Number of groups (min): 6 pax


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  • Source: Stavangerregionen & Ryfylke
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