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Swimiming in the Lake Otra in Setesdal, Norway Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Photo: Troll Aktiv
Photo: Setesdal regionråd
Photo: Anders Martinsen
Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer

Setesdal

The Setesdal Valley stretches 147 kilometres in beautiful mountain scenery between Evje in the south and Hovden, a popular ski resort, in the north.
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Swimiming in the Lake Otra in Setesdal, Norway - Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer

Setesdal

The Setesdal Valley stretches 147 kilometres in beautiful mountain scenery between Evje in the south and Hovden, a popular ski resort, in the north.

Setesdal

Source: Visitnorway

Explore Setesdal

Attractions in Setesdal

The Setesdal Valley has centuries-long traditions in the silversmith's craft and folk music. The beautiful minerals are of course, even older.

Getting to Setesdal and around

Setesdal stretches from Evje in the south to Hovden in the north, a total of 147 kilometres. National route rv. 9 runs through the entire valley.

What to do in Setesdal

Take a boat trip on the Byglandsfjord, or splash around with the kids at Hovden Aqualand. Climbing and rafting are other fun things to do in Setesdal.

Where to stay in Setesdal

Camp by the Byglandsfjord or spend the night in an old-fashioned wooden tourist cabin - the choice is yours in Setesdal.

Winter in Setesdal

Thanks to its location and climate, the entire Setesdal Valley enjoys long and stable winters. Hovden is the largest alpine centre in the region.

Where to eat in Setesdal

You will find a number of cosy restaurants with excellent cuisine in Setesdal, many of them featuring local produce.

Shopping in Setesdal

Traditional handicrafts are available throughout the Setesdal region, but Evje offers the widest selection of shops locally.

About Setesdal

Tourist Information for Setesdal

There are four local tourist information offices in Setesdal: in Evje, Bygland, Valle and Hovden.

Key facts about Setesdal

The valley of Setesdal in southern Norway stretches from Evje in the south to Hovden in the north, a total of 147 kilometres.

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Hovden

Hovden is located in the upper Setesdal region and is the largest ski destination in the southern part of Norway.

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