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Hovden in Setesdal, Norway Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
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. Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Sample local food at Fjellstoga or Bjåen Mountain Lodge. Or get a qualified chef to come to your cabin and cook up a meal for you and your family. Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Take a hike to the top of Nos, Hovden's highest peak, or follow the Lundane and Galten trails on cross-country skis. Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
With its central location in Southern Norway, Hovden is easily accessible from a number of towns in both southern and western Norway. Photo: Elin Zernikow Monsen
The Hovden Tourist Information Office is located in Hovdetun, right in the centre of Hovden. Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer
Hovden, located 850 metres above sea level in the Setesdal Valley in Southern Norway, guarantees a long snow season. Photo: Øystein Kvanneid
Located in the county of Aust-Agder, Hovden is the largest ski destination in Southern Norway. Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer

Hovden

Hovden is located in the upper Setesdal region and is the largest ski destination in the southern part of Norway.
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Hovden in Setesdal, Norway - Photo: Anders Martinsen Fotografer

Hovden

Hovden is located in the upper Setesdal region and is the largest ski destination in the southern part of Norway.

Hovden

Source: Visitnorway

Explore Hovden

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.

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.

Tour suggestions in Hovden

Take a hike to the top of Nos, Hovden's highest peak, or follow the Lundane and Galten trails on cross-country skis.

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 eat in Hovden

Sample delicious local food at Fjellstoga or Bjåen Mountain Lodge, or get a qualified chef to come to your cabin and cook up a meal for you.

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.

Winter in Hovden

Hovden, located 2788 feet above sea level in the Setesdal Valley in Southern Norway, guarantees a long snow season.
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About Hovden

Tourist Information for Setesdal

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

Key facts about Hovden

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

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