Lysefjord, Stavanger

4.8
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One of the region's most popular inlets, Lysefjord boasts imposing cliffs, forested slopes, and a host of rock formations. A boat tour gives a good look at the marine ecosystem that characterizes the area, and you may even get a glimpse of the old village of Florli. Traverse the rugged terrain up to the "pulpit rock"--a cliff over the sea that affords a clear view of the winding waterway. Hike your way up the nearby Kjerag Mountain for a sweeping view over the surrounding peaks and the fjord itself. Top off the journey to the mountain plateau by stepping on top of the Kjeragbolten, a boulder wedged within a crevasse suspended 984 m (3,228 ft) above the fjord. To visit Lysefjord and other attractions in Stavanger, use our Stavanger tour itinerary maker tool.
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  • Norway at it's best! The fjord is beautiful. We did this with a cruise/tour. You can book tours that leave daily from Strandkaien, Stavanger. Recommanded!  more »
  • Took a boat trip around Lysefjord with one of the companies located at the harbour. Got a really nice weather and the sea was quite calm. Not to over crouded as i had feard so we did get seats up on.....  more »

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