Western Norway is famous for its beautiful and easily accessible fjords and mountains. The area in and around Stavanger offers numerous amazing nature experiences. From steep mountains and lovely fjords to long, wild beaches: everything is within easy reach of the city of Stavanger.
The Pulpit Rock (Preikestolen) is one of the best-known tourist attractions in Norway - a magnet for tourists for hundreds of years. The characteristic mountain shelf with a 25 metre squared plateau stands 604 metres over the magnificent Lysefjord.
|Tour Provider||50 Degrees North|
|Number of Days||
1 to 20
Cycling/Trekking, Rail, Walking
|01 May 2019||30 Sep 2019||Available||AUD $2,005|
Arrive in Stavanger any time and make your way to our centrally located hotel. Explore the lovely winding streets and admire the colourful wooden houses of Old Stavanger (Gamle Stavanger), visit the beautiful Stavanger Cathedral or one of the museums in town.
In the morning join an all day tour to explore the majestic Pulpit Rock by boat or boat and foot. Enjoy the magnificent scenery of Lysefjord and the views of Vagabonds Cave and many idyllic islands. On the way back from the fjord, the boat stops at Oanes and drops off the guests who want to hike to the Pulpit Rock. It takes approx. 2 hours to walk one way. After the hike you are transported by bus to Tau where you take a ferry back to Stavanger. There is no guide for the hike.
After breakfast enjoy a comfortable bus ride bus from Stavanger to Os, a small town by the Os River. Check into the picturesque historic Solstrand Hotel right by the beautiful Bjørnefjord. Enjoy a spa; relax on the grass or patio all overlooking the fjord.
Read a book in the lovely garden, go rowing, kayaking, hiking or have a game of golf. Relax in the spa and end the day with a delicious meal made of local ingredients and a glass of wine at the restaurant.
Catch a morning boat from Os to Rosendahl. Spend the day exploring this lovely village, famous for its little castle, Norway's only Barony, surrounded by a beautiful renaissance garden and famous for its many cultural events. In the afternoon catch an express boat to Bergen and check into your centrally located hotel.
Services finish after breakfast.