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Viste Beach and coast walks

Viste Beach is a popular family beach for shallow bathing with diving platforms further out. There is a large grassy area with picnic tables, a football pitch and a volleyball net on the beach in summer. Excellent coastal walks.

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wonderful unspoilt coastline

There are walking and cycling trails in both directions which enjoy beautiful coastal scenery and an abundance of summer flora.

The trail southwards runs 4km to Hafrsfjord Bridge, then on beyond to the rock carvings at Fluberget, Revheim

The trail goes westwards for 0.5 km past the diving platforms, another tiny beach and a small boat harbour. It is possible to continue on foot for another 3km beyond the end of the gravelled trail along the rocky coastline to Vistnes lighthouse.

Svarthola is a small cave and stone age site up on the road at the end of the gravelled trail.

Map reference:
Kartblad 1212IV Stavanger, 051 433
By car:
Drive north from Stavanger on the E39 and follow signs for Randaberg then Viste Strand.

Beside Viste Strand Hotel
By bus:

Local bus from Stavanger Sentrum to to Viste Hageby then short walk
Distance from Stavanger: 11 km

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unfortunately the beach itself is often not the main attraction
good walking and cycle tracks in beautiful scenery Travel time from Stavanger:
15 minutes by car
25 minutes by bus
Duration of the visit:
1 hour or more
Parking Toilets (summer only)
Picnic tables, football pitch and large grassy area
Kids verdict:
Safe bay for paddling and swimming, great for rock scrambling, fish and shell spotting, and riding bikes along the trails.
See also:
North Sea Cycle route
Viste to Vistnes coast walk
Viste to Hafrsfjord coastal trail
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