Lysefjorden is one of the amazing Norwegian Fjords

Lysefjorden is one of the amazing Norwegian Fjords

Bergen Tourist Board/Geir S Johannessen/www.visitbergen.com

Bergen Tourist Board/Geir S Johannessen/www.visitbergen.com

The Lysefjord

The Lysefjord is surrounded by many natural wonders like the Pulpit Rock.

The 42-kilometre long Lysefjord is located in Ryfylke in the county of Rogaland about 300 km south of Bergen and about 25 kilometres east of Stavanger. A good way to discover the fjord is by car. The National Tourist Route Ryfylke starts at the mouth of the Lysefjord in Ryfylke. 


The Pulpit Rock and Kjerag plateau

The Lysefjord is carved out and shaped by glaciers during the ice ages. The Pulpit Rock and Kjerag are both internationally renowned tourist destinations. Hundreds of thousands visit the attractions every, and many visitors take the option to hike to the beautiful viewpoints of Pulpit Rock and Kjerag plateau.


Many exciting activities here

Another good way to explore the fjord is to join one of the organised cruises. Discover the unique fauna, the animal life, the fresh air, the light, beautiful mountains and impressive waterfalls. Some cruises make a stop in a cosy fjord town, where you can explore the local culture, taste the local food, and buy some souvenirs.

As already mentioned Lysefjorden is a popular hiking destination, but it is also very recommended to try out other activities in the area as biking or kayaking.

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The Lysefjord



Kjerag from the air

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The Pulpit Rock

The Pulpit Rock

One of the absolutely highlight attractions in Norway rising 604 metres above the Lysefjord.

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