Lysefjord

  • Address: Stavanger, Norway
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  • Phone: +47-51703660
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 08:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Observatory, Educational Site, Monument, Family And Kids, Adventure, Nature

Situated close to Stavanger, Lysefjord is known for its mesmerizing mountain formations of Kjerag, lysefjord and Preikestolen or “The Pulpit Rock”. A southerly "big fjord" in Norway, it is famous as the pearl of Fjord Norway. The name Lysefjord itself indicates it to be a light fjord, and was carved out of glaciers in the ice age, later to be flooded by sea when the glaciers retreated.

It is a particularly popular tourist attraction for day trips, with tourists cruising the full distance of the fjord, and many taking a hiking trip to Kjerag Mountain, to view the magnificent drops.

  • Best way to see Lysefjord is to take a cruise or sightseeing boat.
  • During summers catch a bus from Stavanger to Lauvvik, and then a tourist ferry to Lysebotn for the fjord. Also you can take a ferry from Stavanger to Tau, anthen a bus to Preikestolen fjellste.

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  • Lysefjord Address: Stavanger, Norway
  • Lysefjord Contact Number: +47-51703660
  • Lysefjord Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Lysefjord: 08:00 Hrs
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  • 88.04% of people who visit Stavanger include Lysefjord in their plan

  • 65.64% of people start their Lysefjord visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 8 Hrs to see Lysefjord

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Lysefjord

People normally club together Frafjordheiane and Swords In Rock while planning their visit to Lysefjord.

People also prefer to start their day with Lysefjord.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures