This beautiful headland is a favourite short walk with superb sea views.
It can be very windy here. The perfect place for a brisk walk to blow
away the cobwebs or explore the rocks and rockpools down by the sea. There
is a small boat harbour and a good museum to boats and working on the
sea (open four days a year).
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From the little harbour walk past the Norsk Sjobruk museum of old boats
and engines. Follow the path through the field of curious cows along to
the lighthouse. Then either return the same way or walk along the dirt road
from the lighthouse back to the harbour.
For a longer walk, continue over the stile at the lighthouse along the rocks for 1.5km to the small and beautiful Sande beach. This is the most northerly of the Jaeren sandy beaches. Return to the carpark along the road or retrace the coastal route.
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Drive north from Stavanger on the E39 and follow signs for Randaberg then Tungenes.
At the end of the road beside the small boat harbour.
Local bus from Stavanger Sentrum to Randaberg.
Second bus to Tunge.
Distance from Stavanger: 13km
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Travel time from Stavanger:
20 minutes by car
60 minutes by bus
Duration of the visit:
1 hour or more
Cafe at lighthouse (Sundays only)
Toilets at lighthouse
Clambering along the rocks and playing in rock pools beyond the lighthouse is fun.
Viste beach area
Viste to Vistnes coastal walk
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