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Trollkirka Caves (484 m.a.s.l.)

Trollkirka Caves (484 m.a.s.l.) Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal AS/Øivind Leren
Trollkirka Caves (484 m.a.s.l.) Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal AS/Øivind Leren

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Medium
Duration
  • 3 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain
  • Caves and Canyons
Season:
May - October

Contact information

Description

The Trollkirka, Troll church, is no ordinary church as many may think, but an exciting marble and limestone cave in the mountains with underground rivers and waterfalls. The caves are in the mountains north of the main road between Moen in Fræna and Eide.

Park by the RV64 and follow the marked path towards Trollkirka. It takes about an hour and a half to get to the caves. There is a sign where you enter the caves. The main cave is about 70 m long and leads into a waterfall that falls into a white marble bowl. Bring good flashlights/headlamps to each person to have a good view when you are inside the caves. If you continue past the entrances to the caves, you come to the idyllic Trollvatnet lake where you can take a refreshing swim!

We recommend hiking boots / waterproof shoes for this trip because of the water inside the caves, in addition to the start of the trail that sometimes can be wet.

Categories

  • Hiking Hiking

Facilities

  • Season

    • may
    • august
    • july
    • june
    • september
    • october
  • Activities

    • caving
  • Nature and terrain

    • mountains
  • Grading

    • medium
  • Duration

    • 3 hours

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Trollkirka Caves (484 m.a.s.l.) - Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal AS/Øivind Leren

Trollkirka Caves (484 m.a.s.l.)

The Trollkirka, Troll church, is no ordinary church as many may think, but an exciting marble and limestone cave in the mountains with underground...

Trollkirka Caves (484 m.a.s.l.)

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Molde and Romsdal

The Molde area is known for the Trollstigen Mountain Road, Molde International Jazz Festival and the 222 mountain peaks of Molde Panorama.

Tourist information in Molde

The tourist office in Molde is centrally located on the market place. Here you can get information on what to see and do in the whole region.

Tour suggestions in Molde and Romsdal

Follow these tour suggestions to visit the highlights of Molde and Romsdal: the Trollstigen Mountain Road and the Atlantic Road.

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The National Tourist Road Trollstigen is one of the most popular nature attractions in Norway. The Atlantic Road is also in the same region.

Key facts about Molde and Romsdal

Around 70,000 people live in the area. The main centres are Molde, the city of jazz and roses, and Åndalsnes, the mountain capital of Norway.

Winter in Molde and Romsdal

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