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Lysefjord

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Address: Stavanger, Norway
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A Scenic Cruise Down Lysefjord

This area is one of Norway's most stunning fjords. We went on a local sightseeing boat and set off into the Stavanger archipelago. Our guide pointed out many of the vacation... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 August 2016
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Denton, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

A really bad idea to do a fjord cruise in the rain, but our ticket was pre-booked for a specific time. We were dressed for bad weather, so were warm enough, but we couldn't see anything for rain, fog, mist. We were meant to go to a significantly large waterfall after seeing (a vague outline of) Pulpit Rock, but the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

This area is one of Norway's most stunning fjords. We went on a local sightseeing boat and set off into the Stavanger archipelago. Our guide pointed out many of the vacation homes on the small islets as we drew near to Lysefjord which means "light fjord". It is called this because of the light colored granite rocks. We cruised right... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Took a sightseeing boat from Stavanger Harbour, the views in the fjord really are incredibly breathtaking in particular the waterfalls in the area are so peaceful. Is a good activity to do both rain or shine - either one will give you a different perspective of the fjord.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

...... we had dreadful weather on entering the fjord and it was still very early in the morning. Weather didn't improve during the day and we left when it was dark so definitely didn't lt see it at its best. Suppose you could do a separate trip, but not sure. Check when you are due to arrive/depart if you are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

My wife and I took the noon cruise on a Sunday and had a wonderful time seeing Pulpit Rock, the waterfall and the wildlife. It is a beautiful fjord and worth the money for this cruise through Rodne.no. They are a great tour group and provide a wonderful value

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

We lived in Stavanger for six years and made the hike to the "Rock", well worth the walk. Had a swim in one of the ponds and a picnic overlooking the fjord. Would do again if I go back

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We travelled down the fjord with Norled. Tickets can be bought right at the port. We looked at an identical trip as a P&O excursion, but saved £20 each doing it locally! The fjords are beautiful and scenic. The boat had open decking upstairs and spacious seating downstairs. Pulpit Rock was nice to see, but I'm guessing it would be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

I took a boat trip down Lysefjord and was able to admire Pulpit Rock from below - only to hike it later on - Norway's fjords are simply spectacular.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Did the fjord boat tour from near the cruise ship. Very new clean and covered boat but with accessible too for looking. Audio announcements were well done. The boat is quite maneuverable for its size and there are several planned stops that the crew could do like feeding a goat, and catching fresh mountain water from a waterfall. Scenery is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

I have made this trip several times, and it never gets old. Weather permitting, both the fjord cruise and hike are very memorable. Be aware that the pulpit rock hike has become VERY popular so choose your timing carefully.

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