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Stavanger - Bergen, The Discovery route

Enjoy the lush Hardanger region and dramatic Ryfylke on the road from Bergen to Stavanger.
Saudafjorden, National Tourist Route Ryfylke - Stavanger - Bergen, Norway
Nasjonal turistveg Ryfylke -Helge Stikbakke / Statens vegvesen
The Discovery Route is a historical journey between Stavanger through Ryfylke and Hardanger to Bergen. This ride takes you on a tour through magnificent scenery with salmon rivers, large waterfalls and deep lakes in an area known for large hydropower generation and beautiful scenery.
The route offers charming villages that can provide accommodation with character and varied range of food based on local ingredients. Along the route you will find attractions such as the national tourist routes in Hardanger and Ryfylke, Suldalslågen, Nesflaten and the stave church in Røldal.
If you have some time, and you're open for small detours, there are many attractions to visit along, but also outside the route. Ryfylke is known for its stunning mountain hikes, in particular the famous Kjerag and the Pulpit Rock.

Facts:

  • Distance: Approx. 410 kilometres
  • Drive time: 7 hours
  • Ferries: 2
  • Tolls: Yes
  • Special conditions: None

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