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Hovden i Setesdal

Reach the summits at Hovden

Reach the summits at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer Reach the summits at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer Reach the summits at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer Reach the summits at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer Reach the summits at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer Read more: Topptur på Hovdenut
Reach the summits at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Reach the summits at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Reach the summits at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Reach the summits at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Reach the summits at Hovden Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Read more: Topptur på Hovdenut

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Easy
  • Medium
  • Challenging
Duration
  • 3 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain
  • Forest
Season:
June - October

Contact information

Description

Four of the summits surrounding Hovden are particularly well suited for trips with children. These routes are marked blue, and all of them are signposted from the centre of Hovden. If you have been to one or more of those summits, you can get a diploma at the tourist office. On each summit you'll find a guest book, in which we hope you will write a greeting. A map with information about the names of the surrounding mountains is provided on a board. The four summits: Otrosåsen, 858 m.a.s.l. Hartevassnuten, 1068 m.a.s.l. Hovdenuten, 1119 m.a.s.l. Nos, 1209 m.a.s.l.

Categories

  • Cycling Cycling
  • Hiking Hiking

Facilities

  • Season

    • august
    • july
    • june
    • september
    • october
  • Nature and terrain

    • hiking area
    • mountainous terrain
    • mountains
    • forest
  • Grading

    • challenging
    • medium
    • easy
  • Duration

    • 3 hours
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Reach the summits at Hovden - Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer

Reach the summits at Hovden

Four of the summits surrounding Hovden are particularly well suited for trips with children. These routes are marked blue, and all of them are...

Reach the summits at Hovden

Source: Visitnorway

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Tourist Information in Southern Norway

"Sørlandet" Southern Norway comprises of 7 different regions, and each of the regions has one or more tourist-informations.

Getting to Setesdal and around

Setesdal stretches from Evje in the south to Hovden in the north, a total of 147 kilometres. National route rv. 9 runs through the entire valley.

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.

Key facts about Setesdal

The valley of Setesdal in southern Norway stretches from Evje in the south to Hovden in the north, a total of 147 kilometres.

What to do in Southern Norway

Hike or bike along coastal trails. Go skiing, climbing or rafting. Enjoy festivals and other cultural events. Deep-sea fishing is popular too.

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The Norwegian Riviera has been the number one summer holiday destination for Norwegians for decades, while remaining a hidden gem for many visitors.
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