About Tour des Fjords Experience
Tour des Fjords Experience, is an exciting stage race over 3 days, with 3 different stages. You will get a taste of everything cycling has to offer with a time trial on the first day, an epic mountain stage in the fjords the second day and finally a tacti
The Stavanger region offers a perfect terrain for the event which will be made of 3 very different stages. You will experience some of the most beautiful and demanding roads Norway has to offer when the race will take you from Lysefjord to the top of Lysebotn on the second stage. Twenty-seven hairpin turns and a 900m elevation gain in less than 10 kilometers is what you will need to face. To the contrary, the first and the third stages will give you the opportunity to ride fast. Firstly, with an individual time trial on Friday evening and secondly with a tactical final stage on Sunday morning. Rest assured, Tour des Fjords Experience is an experience you will not forget!
If you do not have the opportunity to be in Stavanger on Friday for the time trial but still want to join the race, you can skip the first stage in exchange of a time penalty on your general classification time.
Read more about Tour des Fjords Experience here
The first stage is an individual time trial. The start takes place with the iconic Swords in Rock. The route starts south before heading back north on the new highway for cycling. The stage ends with a steep climb to the finish! Stage 2 starts with the epic climb up from Lysebotn. The route follows the road thru Sirdal and ends in Melshei, just outside of Sandnes. Stage 3 will start and finish at Håland Skole. The circuit is 12.8 km, and the riders will do a total of 6 laps. Watch out for crosswind at Hellestø beach!
There can be smaller route changes before the race starts.
Bird: NOK 1.249
Tier: NOK 1.499
Early bird: The 20
first to sign up.
Second tier: Untill 17th of April.
Normal: 18th April -> start.
The first stage is an
individual time trial. The start takes place with the iconic Swords in Rock.
The route starts south before heading back north on the new highway for
cycling. The stage ends with a steep climb to the finish!
The stage starts with the epic climb up from Lysebotn. The route follows the road thru Sirdal and ends in Melshei, just outside of Sandnes.
The race will start and finish at Håland Skole. The circuit is 12.8 km, and the riders will do a total of 6 laps. Watch out for crosswind at Hellestø beach!
What is included in
- Three exiting days with challenging routes and great logistics
- Leader jerseys for the best woman and man
- A personal t-shirt.
- A detailed technical guide with all info about the stages
- Marshalls along the route
- Motorcycle marshalls in front of the peloton
- Security vehicles to escort the peloton (including a «broom wagon» after the last rider)
- A medical team available during the stages and at the finish
- Personal bike plate to be placed on your bike
- Feed stations with food and energy products (solid, liquid, energy bars) for each stage
- Daily rankings
- Food after the last stage before returning home
- Photographer throughout the event
Be a part of our STRAVA CLUB!
There will made a Strava Club for those who want detailed information about each segment: Press here to find our Strava Club.
Transport and logistics
Stavanger has excellent air, sea, road and rail connections. If you come from far, you can take the plane and land at Sola airport, take the ferry from Denmark, take the train from almost anywhere in the country directly to the city center or take the car and arrive via the highway (E39).
During the event, various options will be available to go from Stavanger to the start line and back at the end of the day.