Cafe with a fantastic cenery lies on the top of Lysebotn road. The
Lysevegen road has become another great tourist attraction, almost
through coincidence; it was built as part of the power station project
and not with tourists in mind. The road has 27 hairpin curves and a
drop of 950 metres. The last section of road passes through a 1100
Ryfylke, an area of bottomless fjords and
lofty mountains. Follow the Ryfylke Road. From here a short detour
brings you within walking distance of the Pulpit Rock and dizzying
views of the Lysefjord, another offers the improbable vertigo of Kjerag
and its hanging rock. There is nothing like it!
in the magnificent Lysefjord lies the village of Lysebotn, the perfect
base for exploring the fjord and nearby mountains. Lysebotn power
station, experience at close hand how Lysefjord´s waterfalls are turned
into electrical energy. Lysebotn Turistsenter is located on the quay.
trail from Øygaardstøl Cafe by Lysevegen road above Lysebotn is
demanding. Allow 4 - 6 hours for the 10 km hike, which climbs 570
metres. Good shoes and physical health are advised. The truly
adventurous climb up the precipitous rock faces or parachute from the
top. Enjoy their stunts standing safely on the deck of a boat.
centre pesents the "Lysefjord Saga", an unique multi-media experience
invoking film, light, writings and pictures of Lysefjorden´s culture,
geology, nature and history. You can experience the history of the
Lysefjord - how it was created and its culture throughout the ages -
all organised in an exciting, exhibition and adventure centre. The
Lysefjord centre is also the Tourist Information Office for Forsand and
Cafe with a fantastic cenery lies on the top of Lysebotn road. The road
has 27 hairpin curves and a drop of 950 metres. The last section of
road passes through a 1100 metres tunnel.
The famous, 40 km long Lysefjord,
surrounded by impressive mountains carved out during the Ice Age is the
dominant feature. Ferries and sightseeing boats call on many of the
exiting towns and villages along the fjord.
THE PULPIT ROCK
characteristic mountain shelf 604 metres over Lysefjord has been
visited by hundreds of thousands throughout the years. You can enjoy
the Pulpit Rock from the ferries and express boats on the fjord from Stavanger.
Kjerag mountains rise majestically 1000 metres above the innermost part
of the Lysefjord, offering a stupendous view of Lysebotn and the fjord.
One attraction is Kjeragbolten, a boulder wedged into a crack in the