Froylandsvatnet Lakeside Cycle Ride
This is a beautiful and varied 20km circular cycle ride around Froylandsvatnet lake, on lakeside trails, through woodland and on roadside cycle tracks with plenty of picnic spots. Take the picturesque train ride from Stavanger to get you and your bikes there!
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The cycle trail runs right beside the lake for the entire western side and
is very sheltered. On the eastern side, the cycle track follows beside the
505 road with the optional recommended diversion through Njaskogen woods.
The ride can begin at several points around the lake. Recommend that the direction of cycling be chosen with the wind behind along the more exposed eastern side!
To shorten the trip, cycle along the western side, either there and back (15km), or just part way, taking a train to and from different stations.
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Drive south from Stavanger on E39, take RV44 right signposted to Kleppe, turn left in Ganddal on 505 to Orstad and the north end of lake Froylandsvatnet.
Local train from Stavanger to Oksnevadporten or Klepp or Bryne stations
Distance from Stavanger: 25km
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Travel time from Stavanger:
40 minutes by car
20-25 minutes by train
Duration of the visit:
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Great to take train to Bryne, cycle along the western side of the lake to Klepp station or Oksnevadporten station for train back.
Froylandsvatnet near Orstad
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