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Hovden i Setesdal

Hiking at Hovden

Hiking at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer Hiking at Hovden Photo: anders Martinsen Fotografer Hiking at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer Hiking at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer Hiking at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Hiking at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Hiking at Hovden Photo: anders Martinsen Fotografer
Hiking at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Hiking at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Hiking at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Easy
  • Medium
  • Challenging
  • Expert
Duration
  • 4 days
  • 2 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain
  • Forest
Season:
June - October

Contact information

Description

Hovden offers a varied hiking terrain. Choose between the distinctive peak Hovdenuten with its magnificent views, or the smooth, sloping rocks along the stream Børtemannsbekken. Take the chairlift to the summit of Nos, or explore the mountains by hiking to one of the cabins of the Norwegian Trekking Association (DNT) in the vicinity of Hovden. Some of our trails are accessible for prams and wheelchairs, and several trips may be combined with fishing. The Tourist Information and the accommodation providers will be pleased to assist you in the planning, whether you prefer a short family day trip or a more challenging experience. We recommend that you buy the Hovden tour map before you start. This is available at the Tourist Information, Hovden Sport and at the various places of accommodation.

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  • Hiking Hiking
  • Cycling Cycling

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Hiking at Hovden

Hovden offers a varied hiking terrain. Choose between the distinctive peak Hovdenuten with its magnificent views, or the smooth, sloping rocks along t...

Hiking at Hovden

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Setesdal

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Shopping in Setesdal

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Tourist Information for Setesdal

There are four local tourist information offices in Setesdal: in Evje, Bygland, Valle and Hovden.

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Stay in a lighthouse by the sea, sleep in a cabin in the mountains, or choose a hotel in town to be near all the action.

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