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Swimming spots at Hovden

Swimming spots at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer Swimming spots at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer Swimming spots at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer Swimming spots at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Swimming spots at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Swimming spots at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Swimming spots at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Swimming spots at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer

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Outdoor swimming at Hovden. Along the river Otra, there are many idyllic places to swim or sunbathe. Find your own spot, away from other people. Swimming is great at Hegni. On nice summer days, water temperatures in the lake of Hartevatn reach 20 C and above, and the beach is teeming with people. Ice cream, lemonade, etc. are available from the kiosk. This superb recreational area has walking paths, play facilities, trampoline and a beach volleyball court, as well as boats and canoes for hire.

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    • nature trails
    • beach suitable for children

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  • Canoeing & Kayaking Canoeing & Kayaking
  • Bathing Bathing
  • Ball games Ball games
  • Sports Sports
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Swimming spots at Hovden - Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer

Swimming spots at Hovden

Outdoor swimming at Hovden. Along the river Otra, there are many idyllic places to swim or sunbathe. Find your own spot, away from other people....

Swimming spots at Hovden

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Tourist Information for Setesdal

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

Tourist information for Hovden

The Hovden Tourist Information Office is located in Hovdetun, right in the centre of Hovden.

Shopping in Setesdal

Traditional handicrafts are available throughout the Setesdal region, but Evje offers the widest selection of shops locally.

What to do in Hovden

Hike one of several summits in the Hovden area, fish for trout in one of the local lakes, or go cross-country skiing on top-class tracks come winter.

Where to stay in Hovden

Stay at Bjåen Fjellstove, Norway's first eco-lodge, or at Hovden Høyfjellshotell for magnificent mountain views. You can rent your own cabin too.

Getting to Southern Norway and around

Kristiansand is the communications centre in Southern Norway. It has extensive train, bus, ferry and plane links with the rest of Norway and abroad.
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