Place

Stolmen

Start and stop point

Årland or Kvalvåg (roundtrip)

Parking

Parking at the local groceri at Årland, parking spot in Kvalvåg or park along the road.

Marking

The trail is marked after the new national standard with a blue "N" on white background, bue "N" on rocks or green signs.

Grading

Blue, easy walk.

Difference in altitude

10 - 60 a.s.l (Såto)

Estimated time

1,5 - 2 hours (roundtrip 6 km.)

Recommended advice

Some wet areas, use mountain shoes. 

Tour description

From the parking spot in Kvalvåg follow a marked trail, and pass the end of Stangelandsvatnetand further down to Mølnevika. Follow the path marked with the blue "N", and turn west on the top. Follow the signs to "Såto", the top of Stolmen. From Såto the view over the big ocean is beautiful, and if you are lucky you might see eagles! During the war, the Germans built a radar station on Stolmen. Remains of the station give a glimpse of the activities taking place during the war. You also find an illuminated globe at the Northseatrail.

Contact

Address:
  • 5398 STOLMEN
Phone:
55081000
Email:
postmottak@austevoll.kommune.no
Website:
www.austevoll.kommune.no/

Facilities

Total ascent:
  • 86m
Level of difficulty:
  • Easy (green)
Distance:
  • 3.6km
Duration:
  • Short (0.5-3h)
Season:
  • Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
Surface:
  • Path
Terrain:
  • Coastal area

Where is North Sea trail at Stolmen?

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