Lysebotn is a great tourist destination with over 120.000 visitors every year. Most of them come to visit Kjerag, the popular boulder 1000 meters above Lysefjorden.

Lysebotn has camping, cabins, Bed & Breakfast several places and also Lysefjorden tourist lodge with high standard and service.

Activity centre

Lysebotn is also the starting point for many base jumpers who jump from Kjerag. In Lysebotn there is a beginners course for base jumpers.

During the summer guided kayak trips and other activities are offered.

27 hairpin bends

Lysevegen and up towards Hunnedalen is only open during summer, normally June to September. Lysevegen, road 500, to Sirdal goes through 27 hairpin bends up one of the mountainsides and is 29 km long.

The road was opened in 1984 and has its highest point at 932 meters. At the top of the bends are parking and service buildings for hikers going to Kjerag.

Travel by boat

During the summer, the tourist ferry departs from Lauvvik and Forsand to Flørli, Songesand and Lysebotn. The express boat goes in to Lysefjorden all year.

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