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Hiking Trip in Hammerfest - Gammelveien

Hiking Trip in Hammerfest - Gammelveien Photo: Kristian Husvik Sckanke Read more: Jannsvannskogen Read more: View from Turistua Read more: SikkSakkveien
Hiking Trip in Hammerfest - Gammelveien Photo: Kristian Husvik Sckanke
Read more: Jannsvannskogen
Read more: View from Turistua
Read more: SikkSakkveien

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Medium
Duration
  • 2 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain
Guided hikes
Season:
May - September

Contact information

Description

Gammelveien - The Old Road, is a great way to experience the distinctive nature surrounding Hammerfest. Starting by the church of Hammerfest, the road twists and turns along the side of and around the Salen mountain, and delivers several of the town's best views. From the top of the road, you can gaze out over the bay, with the green island in the north, Sørøya, soaring amidst the waves in the northern straits, and be faced with the beauty of its rough and untouched nature.
Through the popular hiking destination Jansvannet, you eventually reach Turistua, and are rewarded with the iconic view over the town of Hammerfest, before taking the Zigzag path down the mountain side and back to the town centre.

The hike can be undertaken by yourself, or in the company of a guide from Hammerfest Turist, and gives a whole array of photo opportunities along the way. The road itself is well prepared and safe, and the climb is of medium difficulty. Please don't hesitate to contact the tourist information for help with booking of accomodation, guide or for further information.
With lodging from
NOK 2200,- per person

Categories

  • Hiking Hiking

Hours

Where:Hammerfest Turistinformasjon
5/25/2013 - 9/30/2013
Mon - Sun
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Facilities

  • Season

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

    • guiding
  • Nature and terrain

    • mountains
  • Language

    • English
    • Norwegian
  • Grading

    • medium
  • Duration

    • 2 hours

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Hiking Trip in Hammerfest - Gammelveien - Photo: Kristian Husvik Sckanke

Hiking Trip in Hammerfest - Gammelveien

Gammelveien - The Old Road, is a great way to experience the distinctive nature surrounding Hammerfest. Starting by the church of Hammerfest, the road...

Hiking Trip in Hammerfest - Gammelveien

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