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Address: Varli, Sandnes 4306, Norway
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+47 51 97 55 55
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From Varlivarden, 386 m, you have a panorama in all directions, overlooking...

From Varlivarden, 386 m, you have a panorama in all directions, overlooking mixed woodlands and deciduous forest contrasting with open areas. There are several starting points for the paths in the area, but if you arrive by car, the best parking is at ovre Hetland, at Myrland and at Maudland. The distance between ovre Hetland and Varlivarden is around 5 km. Many round trips are possible in the district. A round trip from Myrland takes about 1 1/2 hrs. whilst from ovre Hetland about 3 hours. The paths can be both rocky and marshy and therefore unsuitable for prams, pushchairs or wheel-chairs. (Sandnes)

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Beautiful hike!!

This hike is absolutely beautiful! At the starting point, you get the feeling that you are already far from any town. The hike is nice, not to steep. It took us 2 hours in total... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2015
Marita B
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Reviewed 6 October 2015

This hike is absolutely beautiful! At the starting point, you get the feeling that you are already far from any town. The hike is nice, not to steep. It took us 2 hours in total. At the top we had one of the most beautiful sights I have witnessed in this region. We could see Stavanger, parts of Sandnes, Sola,... More 

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Reviewed 11 March 2014

This hike is just great! Lace up your hiking shoes, bring a thermos and some chocolate and off you go. Takes just short of an hour to the top. Stay there for a while and enjoy the spectacular view, and then take the other route down again.

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 January 2013

Vårlivarden is a 387m hill located a few kilometres east of Sandnes. This is a fantastic circular walk which takes 90 mins to 3 hours, depending on how long you stop to soak in the stunning views. Despite its' relatively modest height, it is the highest peak in the immediate area and so provides wonderful 360 degree views - with... More 

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Sandnes, Norway
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Reviewed 22 September 2012

Beautiful views from the top! It's a long walk, though, and you need good shoes and a windbreaker. A packed lunch is also useful.

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