Go to content Go to navigation
Bykle

The ancient path Byklestigen

The ancient path Byklestigen Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer The ancient path Byklestigen Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
The ancient path Byklestigen Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
The ancient path Byklestigen Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer

Contact information

Description

Byklestigen is an old path which runs up the hillside about 5 km south of the centre of Bykle. The path was first mentioned in sources from 1770, and until 1879, it was the only route connecting the northernmost part of Setesdal with the south. In the old days, travelling the path was a risky and difficult endeavour. Today, this 1-kilometre path has been restored, and boards provide information to the visitor. The path is open all year round, but not recommended during the winter season. The walk takes about 45 minutes.

Facilities

  • Access

    • open to the public
Close
Embed this article

Copy and paste this code into your blog/website

Preview

The ancient path Byklestigen - Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer

The ancient path Byklestigen

Byklestigen is an old path which runs up the hillside about 5 km south of the centre of Bykle. The path was first mentioned in sources from 1770, and...

The ancient path Byklestigen

Source: Visitnorway

Disclaimer

This site includes information about products and services provided by third parties. Whilst Innovation Norway endeavours to ensure that all information on the site is accurate, we cannot be held responsible or liable for any claims caused by information supplied on this website. Prices and availability are subject to change without notice. You should always check the accuracy of the information provided with the relevant supplier. Innovation Norway is under no circumstances responsible for the contents of external web pages linking to its website. Legal disclaimer.

Ad
Ad

More about this area

Tourist information for Hovden

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

Key facts about Hovden

Located in the county of Aust-Agder, Hovden is the largest ski destination in Southern Norway.

What to do in Kragerø

Opportunities for an active holiday abound in Kragerø. Activities include cycling, canoeing, golf and sea rafting, among others.

Winter in Setesdal

Thanks to its location and climate, the entire Setesdal Valley enjoys long and stable winters. Hovden is the largest alpine centre in the region.

Top attractions in Southern Norway

Enjoy a stroll around Lyngør and Merdø, take a boat trip through Blindleia and visit Lindesnes Lighthouse, Norway’s southernmost point.

Getting to Hovden and around

With its central location in Southern Norway, Hovden is easily accessible from a number of towns in both southern and western Norway.
TEXT ADS
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
Ad
Ad

Subscribe to newsletter