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Hiking: Saurdal (620-650 masl)

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Contact information



Saurdal is a fine starting point for various easy to demanding hikes in a wonderfully varied mountain landscape. You will find river valleys, moorland, rocky areas and splendid views. For hiking alternatives ask for advice at Balestrand Tourist Office.

Good advice:
Get a hiking map at the tourist office.
Wear waterproof boots or take a change of footwear as there are some wet areas.

Getting there:
From Balestrand go approx.. 7 km along the main road (route 55) in the direction of Kvamsøy / Høyanger. Turn off at the signpost to Saurdal onto a forest road. This winds approx. 7 km up the hillside to a parking place at approx. 620m.

To get to Balestrand take the express bus from Oslo, Bergen or Trondheim or the express boat from Bergen. If you come by car from Oslo take the E16 and route 55. From Bergen or Trondheim take the E39 and route 55.

For more information contact Balestrand Tourist Office


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  • Activities

    • berry picking
    • fishing possibilities
    • river fishing
  • Nature and terrain

    • bog
    • cross-country skiing area
    • hiking area
  • Grading

    • medium
    • challenging
    • easy
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Hiking: Saurdal (620-650 masl)

Hiking: Saurdal (620-650 masl)

Saurdal Saurdal is a fine starting point for various easy to demanding hikes in a wonderfully varied mountain landscape. You will find river valleys,...

Hiking: Saurdal (620-650 masl)

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