Stage 6:
Sirdal – Byrkjedal

This stage is not too demanding, on paper. After some good uphills between the valleys of Sirdal and Hunnedalen, it is downhill all the way to Byrkjedal. However, there are often headwinds in this spectacular, glacier-cut valley. North of Hunnedalen lies the Frafjordheiane landscape conservation area, the starting point for many fine mountain hikes – summer and winter. The trip down to Byrkjedal is beautiful. There are steep mountain sides along the beautiful Dirdal River. Large boulders are scattered around as silent witnesses to the last ice age. Byrkjedal is a little hub for travelers from several directions. Here you can relax and enjoy nature, a nice meal and a good night’s sleep, before the last stage back to civilization.




This stage is recommended for

road/tour bikes

electric bikes

regular bikes


May - October


38 km


6 km

32 km

Total elevation gain

200 meter (A-B)

550 meter (B-A)

Practical Information

Hunnedalen is not suitable for cycling in winter. There is a quite some cabin traffic in the valley – all year round, mostly on Fridays and Sundays.

Sport Shops

Grocery Stores

There are no grocery stores in Hunnedalen. The next grocery store along the route is in Dirdal.