Cruises from Lysefjord
The Lysefjord is located in Ryfylke in the county of Rogaland, near Haugesund and Stavanger (a day trip 20 km distant), in SW Norway. The name means ‘light fjord’ due to the lightly coloured granite rocks along its sides. This narrow and - at certain spots - very deep fjord with depths ranging from just 13m to over 400m is an most popular attraction. Ships can travel the full length of the fjord to view its extraordinary scenery.
French writer Victor Hugo wrote the novel, Toilers of the Sea, in which he admires the scenery of the fjord after a visit here in 1866.