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Pulpit Rock

Forsand i Ryfylke, 4119, Norway
+47 51 85 92 00
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Some advise when hiking Preikestolen

Before going, make sure that the weather forecast is good. It's amazing beauty is magnified if you... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sony Touche S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Should I, shouldn't I? Scared of heights, afraid of falling?

I am the epitome of the the above - scared of falling, not a hiker at all and very unsure of myself... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cape Town, South Africa
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6 days ago
“Some advise when hiking Preikestolen”
6 days ago
“Should I, shouldn't I? Scared of heights, afraid of falling?”
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Forsand i Ryfylke, 4119, Norway
+47 51 85 92 00

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Before going, make sure that the weather forecast is good. It's amazing beauty is magnified if you have an unimpeded view of the fjord below and the mountains over yonder. It is an easy hike but you may want to bring water, otherwise when we...More

Thank Sony Touche S
Reviewed 6 days ago

I am the epitome of the the above - scared of falling, not a hiker at all and very unsure of myself on uneven ground. And yet I did it!!! And I am so proud of myself! I walked with my husband to hang onto...More

2  Thank Jenny013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really great hike and reward of breathtaking view. If you done any trail walking or hiking before, this is a walk in the park, but if you find this hard forget trolltunga.

Thank matracer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once in a lifetime experience! We traveled to Stavanger to visit a friend and do the hike. Unfortunately, our friend could not accompany us so we got up very early on May 24th and took the ferry to Tau around 8:00 am. A bus was...More

Thank Domingo D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good easy / moderate hike to the balcony. All good if there is good weather, If snowing, don´t bother to go, you see anything, butt still a godd snow hike.

Thank 498hugo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, you are rewarded with fabulous fjord views.. is it worth it ? Maybe once! I read and read about this hike, I heard it was moderate to strenuous, and on average takes 2 hrs one way. I also read about some areas that included...More

Thank Rochele M
Reviewed 1 week ago

In my recent stay in Stavanger I had a hike on my own to Pulpit Rock. It's not a difficult one (if you are a little trained) and that explains why it's always crowded. The weather was partially clouded but without fog so I had...More

Thank lorettapalotta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hike up Preikestolen (or Pulpit Rock) is an amazing 4 km hike that is filled with nature's beauty. It's not a difficult trek as people brought their dogs or were carrying their children and it was enjoyed by people of all ages and different...More

Thank Tyffenie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the Pulpit Rock Cruise & Hike which we booked with Rodne Fjord Cruise company online. Do not fear - if like us, you were horrified with all the horrible cruise ships which seem to take over all the pretty & lovely areas around...More

Thank RachelinNorwich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This should be a must do hike while in Norway. Though the weather was not with us and it was extremely cloudy and foggy when we reached top, still hiking in itself was quite a experience. Trail is marked properly. It's a4 km one side...More

Thank Abhishek P
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Hi, My wife and I will be in Stavanger June 19 from 8-5PM. Is that enough time to take the ferry to Tau and the bus to Pulpit Rock?? Thanks Craig
11 June 2017|
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Response from David P | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely. When there you need about 2 hours to ascend and less for the decent.
Robert F
what town is close to pulpit rock.
9 May 2017|
Response from webster09 |
Depends on what you want...but Stavanger is the closest major town - about 90 min drive away. Most people seem to stay there and drive/bus up.
How far is PR from cruise ports?
7 May 2017|
Response from salomea47 | Reviewed this property |
Its an hour with boat trip from the city of Stavanger.. its also possible to go to Pulpit Rock (Preikestolen) by feet, meaning climbing from the start point where busses can take you. Climbing the mountains to get to Pulpit... More