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Preikestolen

4110 Forsand

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Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) by Lysefjorden in Forsand, Ryfylke

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Parking fee bus/coachNOK800.00 fee
Parking fee carNOK250.00 fee
Parking fee MCNOK100.00 fee

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Get to Preikestolen with your own car: 
From Stavanger: take car ferry from Stavanger to Tau, then drive from Tau to Preikestolen Mountain Lodge. Or take car ferry from Lauvvik to Oanes, and drive to Preikestolen Mountain Lodge. Parking fee. 

Public Transport Directions

Get to Preikestolen by bus and ferry: 
- Bus and ferry to Preikestolen Mountain Lodge with provider Go Fjords
- Bus and ferry to Preikestolen Mountain Lodge with provider Boreal
- Bus to Preikestolen with provider Pelle's reiser

Facilities

Distance

  • length in km - 7,6

Duration

  • 4 hours - return trip

General facilities

  • coach/truck parking
  • parking place
  • Practical information - Equipment: Clothing: Preferably wool closest to body, then fleece and then windproof jacket. Bring rainproof clothing, hat, gloves and spare change. It is important to have sturdy footwear - use hiking/mountain boots. Pack enough food and drink adapted to length of your hike. First aid kit. Bring your phone, but remember that you might not have reception at all times
  • toilet
  • Warning - Be prepared for all types of weather in the mountains, even in summer. This is why you must bring clothing and equipment apt for sunny and nice weather, but also account for snow, rain and heavy wind. The weather can change rapidly. See www.yr.no for weather forecast.

Grading

  • challenging
  • marked trails with colour grading

Nature and terrain

  • difference in altitude - 350m
  • fjord
  • major pathway
  • mountain
  • total ascent - 350

Participants must bring

  • backpack
  • clothes
  • headlamp
  • mountain shoes
  • warm clothing
  • water bottle
  • waterproof clothing
  • windproof clothing

Season

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Video

  • Safety tips Preikestolen hike
  • Essential Tips for Hiking in the Mountains
  • Preikestolen - Go fjords

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