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Hike with friends

We visited Stavanger in December used a ferry to get to Tau and we drived from there to reach the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Janka M
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Amazing hike

A must do while in Stavanger or close by. The hike can be challenging at times but nothing a person... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jonathan F
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New York City, New York
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Forsand, Stavanger 4119, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Stavanger in December used a ferry to get to Tau and we drived from there to reach the Pulpit Rock. It was really bad weather the path was frozen and slippery so it was quiet difficult to hike 4km up and down in...More

Thank Janka M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must do while in Stavanger or close by. The hike can be challenging at times but nothing a person in fair shape cant handle. You go at your own pace, took my party of 3 about 2 hours and 30 minutes each way. Bring...More

Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a hike that people in almost all ages and conditions are able to do, and the reward is just so stunning!

1  Thank Kim M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This trek considered as one of the easiest trek in southern Norway and it is suitable for all ages. Of course it's better to come here in fine weather. When we were there, the weather was cool and cloudy, optimal for the journey, but during...More

Thank Petach_13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I and my friends did a trek to Pulpit rock. We were not used to trekking normally and this was quite some demanding experience. But all worth it! When we reached Priekestolen, it was raining quite decently which we expected as we have heard that...More

1  Thank mboominathan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most fantastic experiences I had was the first time I climbed up to the top of Pulpit Rock a decade ago. The pathway were not yet developed during that time, so the feeling of being connected with nature was even more amazing....More

Thank Daisy P
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Just a great experience, went up at 20:00h and spent the time up there entirely alone. Time wll spent

Thank Olsen68
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Excellent Rock. Love Preikestolen. Go there for the great view. Had a lunch up there. And just look around.

Thank est0niantraveller
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This is one of the things I was planning to do since couple of years and I made it happen this year. It was an amazing experience. Breathtaking views and is well worth it. took the first ferry and bus then came back by that...More

1  Thank somak958
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We visited Stavanger in early September to climb the famous preikestolen & it didn’t disappoint. We booked tickets online (around £30pp for return ferry & bus transport) all very efficient and easy to do as our hotel was opposite the ferry terminal, great ferry crossing...More

3  Thank Barbs25
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VivekVatsyayan
18 November 2017|
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Response from Jia C | Reviewed this property |
Kjeragbolten is pretty good if you're into the nature haha, it's a solid hike but with rewarding views.
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Michael G
13 September 2017|
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Response from lorettapalotta | Reviewed this property |
Stavanger is far from Oslo, you will need 2 days minimum. The walk is 4 hours ( average time). In that period the hours of light are reduced so I suppose you won't start the climb before 9-10 am and you won't be back before... More
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matthew k
23 August 2017|
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Response from bernadetteb424 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, if you are used to walking and are reasonably fit you should have no problem. You will definitely find you are lifting and carrying small children if taking them along; as some of the stepping rocks are deep and the... More
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