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Cycling in Etnedalen, Valdres

Cycling in Etnedalen, Valdres Photo: Merete Hovi Cycling in Etnedalen, Valdres Photo: Morten Helgesen, www.valdresibilder.no Cycling in Etnedalen, Valdres Photo: Kjell Arne Berntsen Cycling in Etnedalen, Valdres Photo: Kjell Arne Berntsen Cycling in Etnedalen, Valdres Photo: Kjell Arne Berntsen
Cycling in Etnedalen, Valdres Photo: Merete Hovi
Cycling in Etnedalen, Valdres Photo: Morten Helgesen, www.valdresibilder.no
Cycling in Etnedalen, Valdres Photo: Kjell Arne Berntsen
Cycling in Etnedalen, Valdres Photo: Kjell Arne Berntsen
Cycling in Etnedalen, Valdres Photo: Kjell Arne Berntsen

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Description

Stay at Nythun Mountain Lodge at Kruk and enjoy cycling in Etnedalen. The cycling route starts from and passes through quiet mountain roads, slightly uphill from 850 m.s.l to 1000 m.s.l. More than half of the tour is above the tree level and you will have a nice view in all directions. You will have approx. 1 km of on a narrow and difficult trail where you need to walk with your bike, but other than that, the road conditions are good.

At Tansberg you can stop for a swim and at Lien and Juviken you will pass by beautiful summer farm areas. It is also possible to combine this route with a hike to the Skarvemellin mountain (1267 m.s.l).

Route
Nythun - Tansberg - Juviken - Siglovann - Nythun.

Level
Easy / Moderate.

Where to stay
Stay at Nythun Mountain Lodge, only 5 km from the airport. We picktou up at the airport.  

How to get to Valdres and the regional center, Fagernes:
Valdres is situated in the heart of southern Norway and is easily accessable from the main gateways in the country. http://www.visitnorway.com/uk/Where-to-go-uk/East/Valdres/Getting-to-Valdres-and-around/

By car:
Distances:
From Oslo 186 km
From Bergen 330 km
From Lillehammer 111 km

By bus:
Valdresekspressen: up to 6 x daily from Oslo - Fagernes.
Øst-Vest Ekspressen: once a day between Lillehammer and Bergen via Fagernes.
For timetable and rates, www.nor-way.no

By air: Up to two flights daily (except Saturdays) with Air Norway between Oslo Gardermoen and Fagernes Airport. For time table and rates, www.fagernesairport.com

Facilities

  • Season

    • august
    • july
    • june
    • september
  • Nature and terrain

    • mountains
  • Grading

    • medium
Rate per pers
NOK 2685,- 3 nights according to program

Categories

  • Cycling Cycling

Transportation


Car E16 - Fagernes -> Leirin/Nythun Bus www.jvb.no - www.valdresekspressen.no
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Cycling in Etnedalen, Valdres

Stay at Nythun Mountain Lodge at Kruk and enjoy cycling in Etnedalen. The cycling route starts from and passes through quiet mountain roads, slightly...

Cycling in Etnedalen, Valdres

Source: Visitnorway

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The scenic, varied Valdres region extends from the water rich valleys in the south to Jotunheimen's spectacular mountain range in the north.

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