The Rallarvegen bike route brings you from the rocky and bare mountains in Finse, to the lush landscapes by the fjord in Flåm in just under 6 hours. This route is not only a spectacular bike ride but also a journey through history. The Rallarvegen starting point is technically in Haugastøl, but the most popular route is this shorter version from Finse to Flåm.
It’s important to pay attention to the weather report, as you will be traveling from the high mountains to sea level. It may be well below 10°C in Finse, but by the time you reach Flåm the temperature can be 22°C. The biking season of this route varies every year and is dependent on the snow levels around Finse.
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If you’re feeling energetic a trip to the base of Vøringsfossen Waterfall is a great option in combination with a visit to the viewpoint above. Hiking to the base is the best way to fully appreciate the raw power of the falls and you can also experience the intriguing atmosphere down in the steep Måbodalen Valley. Down by the river the trail leads over large, slippery rocks so hiking boots or shoes are recommended.