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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. and Nos, 1209 m.a.s.l.

Categories

  • Hiking Hiking
  • Cycling Cycling

Facilities

  • Nature and terrain

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

    • medium
    • challenging
    • easy
  • Season

    • august
    • june
    • september
    • july
    • october
  • 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 signpost...

Reach the summits at Hovden

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Attractions in Hovden

Visit the Hovden Museum of Iron Production, the Vatnedalen dams or Bykle Old Church, one of the smallest and most beautiful churches in Norway.

Where to stay in Southern Norway

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.

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.

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Tourist information for Hovden

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