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Great hikes & hidden gems

13-day self-driving roundtrip showcasing hidden gems and great hikes in the Mountains of Norway.

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Season:

Summer

Available from:

June - September

Duration:

13 days

Difficulty level:

Demanding

Highlights

During this roundtrip you will have the opportunity to hike some of Norway's greatest hikes, in several different national parks. 

On the map

This trip starts in the Geilo region, before it continues north towards the Sognefjord region and Jotunheimen National Park. 

Itinerary

Day
1-3
The National Park village

With its long-standing tradition as a mountain resort, the Geilo region has been a hotspot for adventurers of all kinds for more than a century. The hiking options are endless, and you’ll also find several great cycling routes in the area.

Day 1-3
Day
4-7
Tyin-Filefjell

Tyin-Filefjell is a great basecamp for summer adventures, with its prime location mid-way along the beautiful King’s Road hiking route, and at the doorstep of the Sognefjord and the western parts Jotunheimen National Park. From here, you have easy access to daytrips of all kinds.

Day 4-7
Day
8-10
Jotunheimen

Jotunheimen (meaning “The Home of Giants”) is one of Norway’s most famous and popular national parks, and has been the hotspot for mountaneering in Norway since the 1800s . Within the borders of the park, you’ll find most of the highest mountains in the country, in addition to dozens of glaciers and pristine mountain lakes.

Day 8-10

Day 1-3:

The National Park village

With its long-standing tradition as a mountain resort, the Geilo region has been a hotspot for adventurers of all kinds for more than a century. The hiking options are endless, and you’ll also find several great cycling routes in the area.

Recommended activities
Recommended places to stay in the Geilo area
Bardøla is a classic mountain hotel in the heart of Geilo. The hotel is beautifully situated within walking distance from the city centre of Geilo.
Geilo
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Vestlia Resort is a full service resort situated in the cozy mountain-village of Geilo, halfway between Oslo and Bergen.
Geilo
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Dr. Holms Hotel has been a source of recuperation, comfort and well-being for over 100 years, and this hotel is the perfect base to access the sights, adventures and activities in the area.
Geilo
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Day 4-7:

Tyin-Filefjell

Tyin-Filefjell is a great basecamp for summer adventures, with its prime location mid-way along the beautiful King’s Road hiking route, and at the doorstep of the Sognefjord and the western parts Jotunheimen National Park. From here, you have easy access to daytrips of all kinds.

Recommended activities
Places to stay in the Tyin-Filefjell area
Filefjellstuene is located 900 m.a.s.l, by the old «King's Road» connecting East and West.
Tyinkrysset
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Day 8-10:

Jotunheimen

Jotunheimen (meaning “The Home of Giants”) is one of Norway’s most famous and popular national parks, and has been the hotspot for mountaneering in Norway since the 1800s . Within the borders of the park, you’ll find most of the highest mountains in the country, in addition to dozens of glaciers and pristine mountain lakes.

Recommended activities
Recommended places to stay in Jotunheimen
The small historic Hindsæter Hotel is situated along the touristic road over Valdresflya, with a stunning view over the valley and Jotunheimen National Park.
Tessanden
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Lemonsjø is a mountain lodge situated at the south end of the beautiful Lemonsjøen lake in the heart of Jotunheimen.
Vågå
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Bessheim Mountain Lodge is beautifully situated in Jotunheimen National Park, with groomed ski trails and several 2000 m.a.s.l mountains nearby.
Vågå
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Get around

Self-driving or public transport

This roundtrip was originally designed for self-driving, and it's easy to find your way around in the mountains of Norway by car during the summer season. Either bring your own, or rent a car at Gardermoen Airport (OSL). It is also possible to combine these accommodations and adventures by public transport, and we'll be happy to help you organise an itinerary based on public bus and train routes.

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