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From Bergen to Oslo Day Trip
"You will experience the scenic Bergen Railway the breathtaking Flåm Railway the Aurlandsfjord the narrow and dramatic UNESCO-protected Nærøyfjord and the steep hairpin bends of Stalheimskleiva (May-September). The tour is available all year and can be completed in a day. Great value for money and a wonderful possibility to see best parts of the c"""One way trip from Bergen to Oslo including fjord cruise train and bus ride. This legendary tour takes you through Norway’s most breathtaking UNESCO-protected fjord and mountain scenery
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Northern Lights Hunt Including Snacks on Campfire from Rovaniemi
"You will be picked up from your accommodation point and transferred for a 2-hour excursion to a traditional Finnish tent with a campfire on lake shore. Return transfers warm outfit for additional cost (if the temperature is under -15 degrees outside) a professional guide hot drink and snacks on fire and hopefully the main feature - the Aurora Borealis or northern lights - will make you feel the real spirit of Lapland!This secret spot is the best place to observe the northern lights as well as the Polar night's be"""The Northern Lights hunting is a bestseller outdoors night tour. 2.5 hours in a traditional tent with a campfire on a lake shore. Warm outfit (if the temperature is under -15 degrees outside) a professional guide
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Small-group Aurora Hunt Northern Lights Tour from Tromso
"This Aurora hunting tour is for those who wish to chase the northern lights with a small group and an enthusiastic guide. Your guide will pick you up from the city centre and you and the rest of group will head out to the countryside around Tromsø or pot which guarantees an intimate and cozy experience for everyone.Weather plays an important role in the northern lights hunt and determines where the team will decide to drive. The first option is the west coast side of Tromsø with beautiful landscapes. If the coast is cloudy you will head inland and chase the better weather in different locations all the way to Finland if needed. When finding a nice place with clear sky the guide will make a camp with a bonfire for you to relax around eat home-made soup and take some pictures. Sometimes you may need to wait for the aurora to appear and at other times you may be lucky enough to enjoy the show for the whole evening. Nature makes that decision for you but your guides will make sure that you have everything else covered for an unforgettable experience in the arctic. You will get a thermal suit and mittens from us to keep warm. For photography you can use our tripod with your camera. The guide w
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Preikestolen Tips (13)

Race To The Summit ~ Hiking Preikestolen

As most people know, one of the biggest draws to the city of Stavanger is its proximity to and availability of travel to "Preikestolen," aka "Pulpit Rock" -- that 2,000 ft. towering rock formation...
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starship
Oct 06, 2016

Preikestolen ~ A View from Lysefjord

While the cruise on Lysefjord aboard the M/S Rygerprinsessen was wonderful in every way, many visitors' main purpose for taking this particular cruise was to see one of the most famous attractions in...
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starship
Sep 18, 2016

Preikestolen - Incredible views

The walk to Preikestolen is a must! I’ve made this walk several times since coming to live in Stavanger and hope to do it at least one more time before I leave. The walk and climb to Priekestolen is...
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wyagi6
Sep 28, 2011

The Walk

From Stavanger with the ferry to Tau.If you take the 10:00 ferry, then with the bus to Preikestolen resting place. You are not to late, and have enough time to make the 2 hours journey, up the...
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fomhuirean
Aug 18, 2008

Indispensable

The hike to Preikestolen is 3.8 kms..It takes 2 hours.In fact is very hard because of the steep path ( there is a 330 meters height difference from the starting point),with big stones and rocks,but...
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albert34
Jun 26, 2008

Pulpit Rock

The Pulpit Rock is a unique place. As the name indicates this looks like a pulpit when seen from below. The plateau at the top, which measures about 25*25 metres, was most likely formed by sucessive...
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Cristian_Uluru
Nov 12, 2005

Preikestolen

The path leading up to Preikestolen is not very easy and in a couple of part is very hard. As the height difference suggest it is a bit of a climb at some places so bring some water, some snack and...
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Cristian_Uluru
Nov 12, 2005

Preikestolen

Preikestolen is one of Stavanger's most popular tourist attractions. Preikestolen is know as the Pulpit rock in English and from it you have a great view over the Lysefjorden. You can arrive to the...
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Cristian_Uluru
Nov 12, 2005

Climbing Prekestolen

During my year in Norway, I lived in Sandnes, near Stavanger. The Prekestolen is an easy day trip from there, and climbing it is really something you should do!You leave in the morning, walk up in...
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78Eva
Feb 21, 2004

Preikestolen (The Pulpit rock)

Preikestolen is one of Stavanger's most popular attractions. Here is a bit of info on my trip to Preikestolen on May 25th 2003.I got in touch with a Canadian girl named Caroline on LP Thorn Tree and I...
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Gard
May 26, 2003

Pulpit Rock /Prekestolen...

Pulpit Rock /Prekestolen Pulpit Rock or Preikestolen (Prekestolen) in Norwegian is one of the areas most profound turist attractions. This natural rock formation with a 25 meter squared plateau stands...
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monica78
Sep 07, 2002

Defanitly go to Preikestolen! ...

Defanitly go to Preikestolen! The view over the fjord is gorgeous, and scary. There is no safety bar to keep you from going over, so I had to crawl to edge to look over... I enjoyed the hike up there...
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lenoreva
Aug 25, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Stavanger

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Stavanger Museum

Part of the Stavanger Museum, the Zoological section presents birds and mammals from all around the world. The birds exhibition is really rich and interesting. The museum is opened every day except on...
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Bergen to Stavanger

We left Bergen by boat sailing out of the Bergen Fjord and along the coast past some lovely scenery to Stavanger. This was an extremely pleasant cruise and an interesting way to move around the...
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Stavanger

Stavanger has a lovely old town filled with cobbled streets and pretty wooden houses, all of which are painted white and many of which have flowers clustering around the doorways. Excellent for a...
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Jæren - beaches

You don't have to go to Jæren to find beaches, although the Jæren beaches are bigger and more sandy. The city beaches are spread along Gandsfjorden, they are small and cozy. Go by bus no 4 to Rosenli...
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Gamle Stavanger

As pretty as it is historic, "Gamle Stavanger" or "Straen," located on the west side of the Vågen, is a large cluster of vintage, clapboard houses which have been preserved thanks to the efforts of...
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Flor og Fjære Island

Was not prepared for such a stunning garden. Arrived on a bright, sunny but cold morning and as we walked off the boat and up the slope the view took my breath away. Twenty years of hard work but...
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Getting to Stavanger

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Forsand municipality in southern Ryfylke, Norway is Pulpit Rock, Lysefjord.

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