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This 30 km long hiking path stretches from the Swedish border at Vammen north to Tistedal by Aspedammen. It is a continuation of the Bohusleden from Sweden and passes through an exciting and varied landscape.
Olavsleden is a bluemarket trail that runs from Tistedal to Vammen at the Swedish border. The trail crosses Skårefjell where there is placed in a tower. On a clear days, you can from here see the snowmountain fare away. Olavsleden cross the highway at Aspedammen, where it partially follows the skiing trails. At Idd follow the trail hills east of Iddefjorden, where you have a great wiev over the beautiful fjordlandscape. By the cottage Brækka you will come down to the seaside. The trail continue through the Folkå naturereserve, and then follow the beautiful Enningdalsriver in south direction. At the border of Vammen the Olavsleden get linked to the Bohus leden which continues through Bohuslän in Sweden.

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  • Sports activities

    • bike trails
  • Nature and terrain

    • hiking area

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Olavsleden

Olavsleden

This 30 km long hiking path stretches from the Swedish border at Vammen north to Tistedal by Aspedammen. It is a continuation of the Bohusleden from...

Olavsleden

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There are around 30,000 inhabitants in Halden. During the summer months almost 300,000 people visit Fredriksten Fortress.

Shopping in Halden

The center of Halden is small enough to be navigated on foot, making shopping here a pleasant experience.

Attractions in Halden

Fredriksten Fortress in Halden is one of Norway's most visited tourist attractions. You can also experience Northern Europe's highest locks at Brekke.

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There are several accommodation possibilities in Halden, both in the town center and on the outskirts.

Getting to Halden and around

Halden is located between Norway's capital, Oslo, and the Swedish city of Gothenburg. Halden is easily accessible by car, train, bus and plane.

Halden

Halden is an idyllic little town nestled down by the fjord, just on the border to Sweden. Above the town looms the mighty Fredriksten Fortress.
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