© Skattkammeret Suldal Foto: Jarle Lunde/Suldal Foto
Stranddalen Foto:Kjell Helle Olsen
Stranddalen Foto: Kjell Helle- Olsen

Stranddalen Turisthytte - Perla in Ryfylkeheiane

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Stranddalen is the most popular tourist cabin in the area, often referred to as the 'Pearl in Ryfylkeheiane.' During the summer season, the cabin is staffed by a friendly host who welcomes visitors and serves delicious home-cooked meals based on local ingredients. Stranddalen also has a license to sell alcohol.

The trip to Stranddalen starts from Øvre Moen in the Gullingen area, leading straight up steep terrain before flattening out as you approach the cabin. Alternatively, you can start the trip from Kvilldal for a more even terrain experience.

The cabin offers a total of 12 beds, in addition to a loft. The journey to Stranddalen can be combined with various child-friendly and more demanding trips in Ryfylkeheiane, fishing in lakes, and swimming in the fresh mountain air.

To book rooms and similar during the season, call 0088 16 21 44 14 54 or send an email to

Facts about the trip:

Time: 2-3 hours

Distance: 5 km

Grading: Medium (blue)

Highest point: 1000 m.

A.S.L. Access: By car to Øvre Moen or Kvilldal.

Read more on DNT's website here.

Stranddalen Turisthytte - Perla in Ryfylkeheiane
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