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Rallarvegen

Rallarvegen Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Fjord Norway
Rallarvegen Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Fjord Norway
One of the most scenic cycle rides in Norway! Rallarvegen dates from the time the navvies used it as a road during the construction of the Bergen Railway.

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Tour Highlights:
The Bergen Railway - mountain crossing Haugastol - Finse - Fagernut - Klevagjelet - Myrdal, Flam valley
Spectacular and scenic nature experiences along the Rallarvegen from Haugastøl/Finse to Flåm.
Finse is located 1222 metres above sea level and is Bergensbanen railway's highest stopping point. At Finse you may visit the navvy museum 'Rallarmuséet' (from the construction of the Bergen Railway 1871-1909).
Another interesting stop is at Fagernut Vokterbolig, which dates from 1904 (1310 metres above sea level). Here you will find a Rallarcafé and an exhibition about the life as a signalman high in the mountains.
The Klevabrua bridge is a beautiful and impressive bridge, with stone arches that you should take a closer look at before bicycling down the wild and exciting Klevagjelet trail and further to Vatnahalsen and Flåm.
You may also visit the The Flåm Railway Documentation Centre in Flåm.

Season: Approx. July 1 to September 30.
Duration: 1-3 days or more
Travel Directions: Bergen-Haugastøl-Finse-Flåm-Myrdal-Bergen
Prices include:
Bicycle hire for 2 days at Hagastøl Turistsenter or Finse 1222
Train from Bergen to Haugastøl or Finse
Train from Flåm or Myrdal to Bergen

Accommodation: Overnight stays en route are highly recommended. Please find more
information at www.fjordpass.no. You will find Fjord Pass providers at Vatnahalsen near Myrdal, Aurland and Flåm.

Green travel

Rallarvegen has obtained certification for their environmental efforts by:

Eco-lighthouse Environmental certification of private and public enterprises, also tourism Green travel

Categories

  • Sports Sports
  • Cycling Cycling

Hours

7/1/2015 - 9/30/2015
Mon - Sun

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    • eco-lighthouse
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Rallarvegen - Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Fjord Norway

Rallarvegen

Tour Highlights: The Bergen Railway - mountain crossing Haugastol - Finse - Fagernut - Klevagjelet - Myrdal, Flam valley Spectacular and scenic nature...

Rallarvegen

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