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The historic Kings Road across Tonsåsen

The historic Kings Road across Tonsåsen Photo: Sparstadtrøe i Sanddalen
The historic Kings Road across Tonsåsen Photo: Sparstadtrøe i Sanddalen

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Medium
Duration
  • 3 hours
Landscape
  • Forest
Season:
June - September

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Description

Easy walk along a historic route.

Length: ca. 9 km
Duration: ca. 2,5−3 hrs
Hight difference: ca. 450 meters up
Suitable for children: recommended from ca. 7-8 years.
Parking: at Bruflat centre

The Bruflat−Tonsåsen stretch of the historic Kings Road that led from Oslo to Bergen is a nice day hike. Since this is a one way tour a second car comes in handy, but there’s also the possibility to take the bus. In this case, the tour is prolonged by 3,5 easy kilometers which take less than an hour to walk. Park your car at Bruflat centre and walk along the road towards Fjellsbygde. The path leads right uphill, cutting short many bends of the road and crossing it many times, before it takes its own course shortly after it passes the closed down Breie electricity station. Along the route, there are several information boards. The hike ends where the Kings Road meets road 33 at Tonsbakken. A side trip to Breiesleiren, a renovated camp for refugees from the Second World War, is possible. If you haven’t parked a car at Tonsbakken in advance, take the bus to Tonsåsen (JVB line from Fagernes to Dokka, several times a day, inquire for time table) and walk from here straight down the road back to Bruflat.

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Time
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Tourist Information
 
30
Airport
 
47
Bergen city centre
 
75

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The historic Kings Road across Tonsåsen - Photo: Sparstadtrøe i Sanddalen

The historic Kings Road across Tonsåsen

Easy walk along a historic route. Length: ca. 9 km Duration: ca. 2,5−3 hrs Hight difference: ca. 450 meters up Suitable for children: recommended fro...

The historic Kings Road across Tonsåsen

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