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Øvre Årdal

Avdalen

  • Hjelle, Årdal
  •  /  km From You
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Hjelle – Avdalen – Hjelle

Walking map: Årdal walking map

Starting and finishing point: Hjelle

Parking: Car park at the foot of Hjellefossen waterfall

Waymarking: Information board at the car park

Altitude difference: 75–380 metres.

Total time: 2.5 hours there and back.

Description of walk

Follow the Folkevegen road until you have crossed Avdalsbrua bridge (bridge no 3). From here, turn off to the left on a quite steep but good path up to the Avdalen valley. In summer, the idyllic Avdalen farm is staffed, and you can stay overnight and buy refreshments


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  • Source: Visit Sognefjord AS

General

Effort level
  • Challenging
  • Easy
  • Expert
  • Medium
Landscape
  • Fjord area
  • Forest area
  • Mountain area
Season
  • Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer

Accommodation

Hotel facilities
  • Currency exchange
  • Family-friendly
Ski resorts
  • Cross-country skiing

Outdoor Activities

Activities
  • Barbeque site
  • Beach
  • Berry picking
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Culture path
  • Guided trips
  • Guiding
  • Hiking
  • Hunting and fishing
  • Nature trail
  • Sea fishing
  • Swimming
Biking
  • Bike rental
Cross-country skiing
  • Lighted track
  • Marked cross-country ski trails
Fishing
  • Fishing license required
Hiking
  • Daytrips (5-11 hours)
  • Marked trails
  • Multi-day (one or more days)
  • Short hikes (1-4 hours)
Winter activities
  • Tobogganing

Plan Your Trip

Getting here
  • Coach/bus parking
  • Parking
Services
  • Currency exchange

Things To Do

Beaches
  • Family-friendly
Shopping
  • Grocery store
  • Jewellery
  • Souvenier shops
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Årdal, Norway
The latitude and longitude
61° 19' 33" N / 7° 51' 13" E
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