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Løfallstrand

Hike to Strandasetra

Hike to Strandasetra Photo: Lars Røysland Hike to Strandasetra Photo: Lars Røysland Hike to Strandasetra Photo: Lars Røysland Hike to Strandasetra Photo: Lars Røysland Hike to Strandasetra Photo: Lars Røysland
Hike to Strandasetra Photo: Lars Røysland
Hike to Strandasetra Photo: Lars Røysland
Hike to Strandasetra Photo: Lars Røysland
Hike to Strandasetra Photo: Lars Røysland
Hike to Strandasetra Photo: Lars Røysland

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Medium
Duration
  • 3 hours

Contact information

Description

Location
Løfallstrand

Map
Folgefonna National Park

Start and stopping point
The parking lot where the forest road begins.

Parking
Follow highway 48 north for 2 km from Løfallstrand to the parking lot where the forest road begins.

Marking
Information Board by the starting point.
Quality gravel road with no markings, but there are some signs.
Stay right to follow the main road when it divides about halfway up.

Grading
Blue
Easy hike, one boot according to the DNT system.

Difference in altitude
30 - 600m AMSL

Estimated Time
3 hours round trip

Recommended advice
There are rest areas and viewing areas along the route.
It is easy to get to the pass between Melsdalen/Rosendal, where you enter the T marked grid. See Rosendal Turgruppe’s route map and use your imagination to create interesting hikes.

Overview
Three km of quality gravel road (toll road) with some steep parts. Stay right at the intersection. From the end of the road, continue on the path for 400 meters to the Strandasetra mountain farm. There is a beautiful view in both directions of the Hardanger Fjord.

Trail marking

This hike is signposted and the level of difficulty indicated by colour-coded icons. Green is easiest, blue is moderate, red is demanding, and black is very demanding.

Categories

  • Tour suggestions Tour suggestions
  • Hiking Hiking

Facilities

  • Nature and terrain

    • gravel
  • Grading

    • medium
    • marked trails with colour grading
  • Duration

    • 3 hours
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Hike to Strandasetra - Photo: Lars Røysland

Hike to Strandasetra

Location Løfallstrand Map Folgefonna National Park Start and stopping point The parking lot where the forest road begins. Parking Follow highway 48...

Hike to Strandasetra

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The Hardangerfjord

The Hardangerfjord, not far from Bergen, is especially known for fruit tree blossoming in spring, Folgefonna Glacier and Vøringsfossen Waterfall.

Dining in Sunnhordland

In Sunnhordland, you can enjoy a meal in Scandinavia's smallest "palace", as well as eat in an old prison or in a converted boathouse.

Getting to Sunnhordland

The main road E39 goes through Sunnhordland, and express boats to and from Bergen and Stavanger call at Leirvik.

Sunnhordland

Sunnhordland lies south of Bergen at the mouth of the Hardangerfjord, and is known for the Folgefonna National Park and the Barony in Rosendal.

Where to stay in Sunnhordland

Stay in a cabin in the mountains, or in a luxurious hotel by the fjord. Guest houses such as Kubbervik and Bekkjarvik ooze charm and atmosphere.

Tourist information in Sunnhordland

The main tourist information office for Sunnhordland is located in Leirvik.
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