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Cycling along the old Valdres railway (34 km)

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Cycling along the old Valdres railway (34 km) Photo: Morten Helgesen, www.valdresibilder.no
Cycling along the old Valdres railway (34 km) Photo: Morten Helgesen, www.valdresibilder.no

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Cycling along the old Valdres railway, on asphalt roads from Fagernes Camping to Bjørgo. Suitable for families with children.

Level
Easy.

Description
The old train track between Fagernes and Bjørgo is made into a nice bicycle and pedestrian road with no traffic.

From Fagernes Camping, follow the pedestrian and bicycle road along Strandefjorden to Leira and follow the red bicycle signs to Aurdal and Bjørgo. Hungry? Have a nice lunch at Munkekroen in Aurdal. Warm? Have a nice bath in the fjord. Return to Fagernes the same way.

How to get to Valdres and 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 168 km
From Bergen 352 km
From Lillehammer 110 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

Where to stay
Fagernes Camping is a 4 star camping open the whole year, located idyllically by Strandefjorden, within walking distance to Fagernes city center. The camping was awarded "Camping site of the year 2010" by The Norwegian Caravan Club.

Season
The season for cycling lasts from June til September.

Price
The rate is valied for two persons. It includes bicycle rent for two days and fully equipped apartment / cabin for three nights.
Price: NOK 3595,-.

Alternatives:
1) Bicycle rent, included three nights full service camping site. Price: NOK 995,-.
2) Bicycle rent, included cabin without bathroom. Price: NOK 1995,-.
2 Pers/three nights
NOK 3595,- incl bicycle rent and fully equipped apartm.

Categories

  • Cycling Cycling

Transportation


Car E16 - Fagernes Aeroplane www.fagernesairport.com Bus www.valdresekspressen.no

Facilities

  • Season

    • august
    • july
    • june
    • september
  • Sports activities

    • cycling
  • Nature and terrain

    • fjord
    • mountains
  • Grading

    • easy
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Cycling along the old Valdres railway (34 km)

Cycling along the old Valdres railway (34 km)

Cycling along the old Valdres railway, on asphalt roads from Fagernes Camping to Bjørgo. Suitable for families with children. Level Easy....

Cycling along the old Valdres railway (34 km)

Source: Visitnorway

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