© 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, and is often called the "Pearl in Ryfylkeheiane". In the summer season, the cabin is staffed by a friendly host who welcomes you to the cabin, takes care of the visitors and serves good 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, and starts straight up steep terrain before it flattens out as you approach the cabin. You can also start the trip from Kvilldal for a trip on more even terrain.

The cabin has a total of 12 beds, in addition to a loft. The trip to Stranddalen can also be combined with various child-friendly and more demanding trips in Ryfylkeheiane, fishing in fishing lakes and swimming in 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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