Pulpit Rock - or Preikestolen -
near Stavanger. No guard rails
and the drop is 604 metres.
Resorts and major tourist centres in south Norway - ski and summer
There are many resorts in south norway, including ski resorts with
many summer and autumn activities. There are also many areas by the coast which are
popular in the summer.
is the valley in vest Agder county about 2 hours
drive east of Stavanger. It is the closest ski area with 5 downhill ski areas, including
Tjørhomfjellet and Ålsheia which are linked but do not have a shared lift-pass system in 2011
is about 3 hours north-east of Stavanger with a downhill ski centre,
cross-country ski trails and summer activities - popular with people touring along the Ryfylke road - or Ryfylkeveien.
has an alpine skisenter with a long season and deep
snow, plus cross-country skiing and an old stave church. It lies on the main East-West E134 road, about 3-4 hours from Stavanger.
is the main
skiing and tourist centre of upper Setesdal, about 3 hours north of Kristiansand, or about 5 hours from Stavanger
is a well-established resort (over 50 years) on the railway line between Oslo and Bergen
is sometimes called the scandinavian alps, because of the big vertical drop.
Good facilities, several hotels and many apartments and cabins.
is the town 100 km from Bergen with a long-established ski resort and summer activities
Voss fjellandsby - Myrkdalen
is a new ski resort at Myrkdalen, 30 km north of Voss, 130 km from Bergen. New and growing fast.
is a resort in north-west Telemark with 3 ski centres
is close to Lysefjord and Preikestolen / Pulpit Rock and many other attractions. Mountains, fjords and skiing, but also islands and sandy beaches
is the second city of Norway, a port set amongst mountains between Hardanger and Sognefjord, with activities in the city and many tours around
is between Bergen and Stavanger and famous for the fjords and mountains but also for islands, ferries, spring blossom and a glacier
is the area of sheltered islands, boats and mountains north and east of Stavanger