Altitude difference

10–640 metres

Estimated time

3–4 hours, 9 km 

Walking map

Etne – Saudafjella 1:100 000

Starting point and parking

Good parking options in Skånevik and in Etne.

Description of walk

The postal road is a popular walking route and a well-known cultural attraction. The road was part of the old road Den Stavangerske Hovedveg from Bergen to Stavanger. The highest point on the walk is Varleitet (640 metres) with views northwards across the Sunnhordland basin.

Contact

Address:
  • 5593 Skånevik
Phone:
53 75 80 00
Email:
post@etne.kommune.no
Website:
www.etne.kommune.no

Facilities

Season:
  • Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
Surface:
  • Gravel
  • Path
Duration:
  • Daytrip (4-12h)
Distance:
  • 9km

Where is The Postal Route between Skånevik and Etne?

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