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Cycling in the gateway to Jotunheimen

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Grønolen Mountain Lodge is situated at Beitostølen, 800 m.s.l. surrounded by majestic mountains. The area is ideal for cycling! This 4-day program is best suited for experienced cyclists, but it can be altered to fit your needs.

Day 1: Arrival and 3-course dinner
Day 2: Cycle around the fjord Øyangen
Day 3: Cycle across the mountain plateau Slettefjell
Day 4: Breakfast and departure

The Øyangen route is 35 km. It is an easy cycling  tour around the beautiful lake Øyangen. We recommend a stop at the Høvda Sylv og Tre (silver and wood gallery) and at Valdres Sølvsmie og Keramikk (silver and ceramics).

The Slettefjell route is 50 km. A demanding tour with a 6 km climb from 703 to 1315 m.s.l. On the top of the mountain plateau Slettefjell, you can enjoy a spectacular view of Valdres and Jotunheimen National Park.


How to get to Valdres and Beitostølen
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:
From Oslo 230 km
From Bergen 300 km
From Lillehammer 150 km
From Fagernes 40 km

By bus:
Valdresekspressen: up to 6 x daily from Oslo - Beitostølen.
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

Where to stay
Grønolen Mountain Lodge is located near Beitostølen, 800 m.s.l. surrounded by majestic mountains.

Food is the main focus at Grønolen and their ambition is to provide their guests with a taste sensation they will not forget. It’s also a perfect starting point for hiking tours in Jotunheimen and you can join guided mountain hikes Mondays to Fridays in the summer season. Bicycle rental at Destination Beitostølen.

NOK  2685,- per Person. Includes 3-night accommodation in double room with shower/wc, 3 dinners, 3 breakfasts and 3 self made lunch packets.

Children below 16 yrs, 50% .
Rate per pers
NOK 2685,- 3 nights according to program


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Cycling in the gateway to Jotunheimen

Cycling in the gateway to Jotunheimen

Grønolen Mountain Lodge is situated at Beitostølen, 800 m.s.l. surrounded by majestic mountains. The area is ideal for cycling! This 4-day program is b...

Cycling in the gateway to Jotunheimen

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Getting to Valdres and around

Getting to Valdres is easy and there are many options. Fly, drive or make use of the flexible bus services to explore the area.

Food in Valdres

Valdres is well known for its rakfisk - salted and semi fermented trout. During the first weekend in November you can even visit the Rakfisk Festival.

Valdresflye National Tourist Route

The road across Valdresflye provides endless vistas of rolling hills and steep mountains, including an excellent view of Jotunheimen National Park.

Key facts about Valdres

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


The region of Valdres is known for hiking, cycling and fishing in the summer, and more than 1,000 kilometers of cross-country trails in the winter.

Where to stay in Valdres

In Valdres you have many different types of accommodation. Choose between hotels, mountain lodges, apartments, cabins, camping or summer farms.
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