From Solbakk bus terminal via Jørpeland Centre to Forsand quai. Book Online.

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Visit, Songesand, Flørli, Lysebotn.

Bus trip from Solbakk bus terminal – Forsand quay.

Arrival Forsand kai, 08.50 – 13.50 – 15.05 – 16.40.


Songesand quai – Bakken gard – Bratteli – Pulpit Plateau – Pulpit Mountain Lodge – Pulpit Parking.
The hike is both marked and signposted, but of varying quality, mostly good.
Good T-mark and sign. At certain stages you have to cross streams and slippery parts.

Recommended footwear: Mountain shoes (waterproof).

Ferry trip to Lysebotn from Forsand quay via Songesand and Flørli.

Song Sand

Hike from Songesand quay to Bakken gard, Bratteli, Preikestolen plateau, then to Preikestolen Fjellstue – Preikestolen Parking.
You continue on foot from the pier. Follow the spring rocks almost until you reach the quay at Bakken, from there a steep climb up to Bakken gard. Parts of the path between Songesand and Bakken gard can be difficult to cross due to the rock and soft underlay.

Recommended footwear: Mountain shoes (waterproof).


The Flørli stairs, the world’s longest wooden staircase with 4444 steps, overlooking the scenic Lysefjord. Take a ferry ride / hike to get to Flørli. The hostel is approx. 300 meters from the terminal in Flørli.

Hostel Flørli 4444 has a café serving local cuisine, local beers and snacks. The cafe is located in the historic hydropower plant, where there is also an exhibition.


Lysefjord tourist lodge is the perfect starting point to experience Kjerag.
The cottage is 50 meters from the quay in Lysebotn, on the left. Here Stavanger Turistforening offers accommodation in rooms with showers and toilets, or alternatively cheaper accommodation in dormitories. After and before the tour, you can relax, enjoy the romance and the cozy atmosphere in the fireplace room, close to the cafe, which also has refreshments.
One of the most beautiful trips in Lysebotn is the trip in Lysedalen. This hike is suitable for young and old, walking across a large field, through an idyllic forest, over a bridge, back along the river to the field.

No matter what time of year you choose to visit Lysebotn, the view over the Lysefjord is always fantastic. We cannot guarantee colorful sunsets, but each day is unique in its own way, whether it be sun, clouds or rain. Welcome to the mountains and good hiking!