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Lysefjorden is a well-kept secret hiding one of the most spectacular viewpoints in the world! Experience the fjord, Pulpit Rock and city life in this short break
Surrounded by spectacular natural phenomenons, rugged landscape and dramatic mountains, a fjord cruise on Lysefjorden is the perfect way to experience some of Norway's most famous sights in the most comfortable way. Combined with a stay in one of the regions historic hotels, you're in for a complete experience!
This package includes:
You start your little getaway by checking in to one of our historic hotels - all located just outside of Stavanger;
GamlaVærket is one of Norway's most distinctive hotels and restaurants. The building started it's life as a prominent tile factory and the first industrial factory in all of Rogaland county. Today, the carefully preserved walls that was built over 230 years ago transport the guests of GamlaVærket's hotel and restaurant to an authentic glimpse of Norway's industrial history.
Kronen Gaard Hotell prides itself on being a comfortable full-service hotel. The main house, in Swiss chalet style, was originally built in 1898 and was used as a summer residence for the family of the timber dealer Gabriel Block Watne. Today, Kronen Gaard Hotell offers elegant, traditional accommodation in the beautiful Sandnes countryside with the charm of its past perfectly preserved.
Utstein Kloster Hotell is located in the scenic surroundings on Mosterøy, a 25-minute drive from Stavanger city center, with the sea as its nearest neighbor. With a great emphasis on architecture, material choice, design and art, the hotel is in perfect harmony with the sea and nearby Utstein Monastery, Norway's only preserved monastery from the Middle Ages.
Take you time to explore the hotel and nearby area before you take your seat for a local seasonal dinner served in the hotels restaurant.(Remember to confirm your dining time upon check-in)
Day 2: Fjord cruise on the Lysefjord
After a good nights sleep and a historical breakfast it's time to find your way to Stavanger city centre. From Sandnes you can get to Stavanger in just 15 minutes by train (Tickets here), or you can drive from all hotels in approx. 25 minutes. The fjord cruise departs fromStrandkaien, close to the tourist information in Stavanger. The departure time is stated on your ticket.
Rødne Fjord Cruise provides an electric, silent and modern experience as you set sail with the all-electric speedboat MS Rigerelektra*. Pass by Fantahåla, where crooks used to hide from the District Sheriff back in the old days, the Pulpit Rock where Tom Cruise had his spectacular climb in Mission Impossible 6 and get a refreshing splash in the face from the Hengjanefossen waterfall. Onboard the café serves fresh baked goods, snacks and drinks(not included). Guiding is provided in both Norwegian and English.
Upon your return to Stavanger we recommend you take a stroll through the narrow streets of this charming coastal city. Perhaps you'll even have time to pay a visit to the Norwegian Petroleum Museum?
You are more than welcome to stay one more night and enjoy the offerings of Rogaland even more. Or perhaps you want to explore new offerings? Whether you choose to travel north, east or south - we have plenty of experiences throughout Norway!
*boat change may occur unannounced