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Norway is really powered by Nature. Pulpit Rock is a must thing to do when you visit Stavanger if... read more

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I am a Senior who has had a knee replacement. This is a long hike with elevations over some very... read more

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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Forsand, Stavanger 4119, Norway

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Reviewed today

Norway is really powered by Nature. Pulpit Rock is a must thing to do when you visit Stavanger if the weather is nice, so please check the weather before you go. Take the ferry from Stavanger to Tau then continue with bus to pulpit rock...More

Thank Louise T
Reviewed yesterday

I am a Senior who has had a knee replacement. This is a long hike with elevations over some very rocky areas. I was with my daughters and other family. I was not able to make it all the way to the top even with...More

1  Thank Jzjsolo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was so worried that I wouldn't manage this is normal trainers but as it was a dry day it was absolutely fine (I've had more slippy walks up a waterfall!) we walked there and back in 2.5 hours but it was so windy on...More

1  Thank Cookvic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The walk to Pulpit Rock takes you about 1,5 hours up there for people with normal fitness and condition. The path up there is steep and demanding at times but there's enough flat parts in between to catch your breath. Back is about 1 hour....More

2  Thank afbvr
Reviewed 1 week ago

While the hike is challenging, it is certainly worth the effort. Once you make it pass the short stint of stairs going up at 2km mark, its pretty easy and enjoyable. Make sure you check the weather before you go however! Bring warm clothes for...More

1  Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a "must see" if you are traveling through Stavanger. We opted for the boat trip only and did not do the hike to the top of Pulpit Rock. It ended up being a rainy day so it was a good choice for us.

Thank LuvToTravel0899
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an easy hike to a pulpit rock above a fjord. You need to wear proper hiking shoes and be prepared for rain, it is Norway can be bad weather, also take with you food and drinks: the chalet from where the hike starts...More

1  Thank Bernard B
Reviewed 1 week ago

At 1,932 feet from base to top, this is an impressive outcrop of rock. It is squared off and straight up. People can hike to it, we were content to see it as part of our fjord cruise.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect walk. Have proper shoes and gear for it and you will be ok. It is 4 km so 8 in total good for beginners too. It was my first try and I loved it so much!

Thank Мария П
Reviewed 1 week ago

To make it to he top you will need to be prepared. If you have ankle, knee or back problems this may not be a good choice If you are not in very good shape then you better have lots of time and not be...More

Thank Tim-N-Sue
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Michael G
13 September 2017|
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Response from lorettapalotta | Reviewed this property |
I don't have an answer. I can only suggest to get some information in tourist office in Stavanger, or did an organized excursion with local guide: take a look at Outdoorlife Norway
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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
18 August 2017|
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Response from leilamaria420 | Reviewed this property |
We hiked on a rainy day and got some great views. It was foggy most of the way up but clear at the top and had some really impressive views of the fjords. I would say go for it but make sure you are well equipped.