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Photo: Casper Tyberg
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Norway in a nutshell®

Lysefjord in a nutshell

  • Tours

Experience he heights and highlights of Lysefjord and Western Norway— all in one day!

Embark on this trip and experience the uniquely magnificent scenery of Western Norway at its best, encompassing fjords, mountains, waterfalls and idyllic islands! The Lysefjord in a nutshell tour from Stavanger is available as a round trip with return to Stavanger.

The Lysefjord in a nutshell tour

This trip starts by bus, journeying through a beautiful landscape to take in breathtaking views of the Lysefjord from the Eagle’s Nest, at an altitude of over 3,250 feet above sea level.

From the Eagles Nest you continue to Lysebotn and board a fjord cruise taking you on a beautiful ride on the scenic Lysefjord. Here you’ll be treated to scenic thrills all along the way, with the Pulpit Rock towering almost 2,000 feet above the fjord as a natural highlight.

The fjord cruise ends in Lauvvik and the journey back to Stavanger is done on a scenic bus ride to Sandnes, followed by a short journey on the Southern Railway back to Stavanger.

Enjoy your tour!

  • Season


    17.JUN - 13.SEP

Tour highlights

Things to do in the area

Transfer points on the Lysefjord in nutshell trip

Stavanger: The bus signed Lysefjord in a nutshell departs from Byterminalen in Stavanger. Please meet minmum 15 minutes before departure.

Note: You will of course receive a booking confirmation from us with a detailed itinerary for the tour you have selected.


Are the tours guided?

No, there is no guide on our tours. You travel on your own by following the travel itinerary.

The tours have been organized so everyone should reach each connection. The connections and transfer points are all within close proximity of each other for easy transfer. Stops are always announced over the speakers.

When booking a tour, you will also gain access to the Fjord Tours Travel Guide APP which is a "digital guidebook" for your tour. Read more about the app HERE.

Are there any student or senior discount on your trips?

There is no student or senior discount on any of our package trips to the fjords.

We do however have student discounts on our ski tickets to Voss and Myrkdalen.

Places to stay in Stavanger

Other tours in Norway

Hjørundfjord & Norway in a nutshell®

Pulpit Rock (Preikestolen) & Norway in a nutshell®

Hardangerfjord in a nutshell & Rosendal