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Bømoen, Voss

Bømoen Camp in Voss, known from the TV series 'Kompani Lauritzen', is an area rich in history and stunning nature. In addition to the old military camp, Bømoen is a very popular area for hiking, biking, skiing, and playful activities. Surrounded by majestic mountains, Bømoen offers a variety of activities, from skydiving to trails through the forest. This historic military camp has evolved into a center for outdoor activities.

The area The trails in Bømoen are wide and well-maintained, covering various distances from 1km to 10km. In addition to these trails, there's a network of paths through the forest, ideal for different outdoor in the summer and winter. Read more about the trails further down on this page.

Military camp At the heart of Bømoen lies the military camp, consisting of several buildings, most of which are now protected heritage sites. There's a large football field among these buildings, and nearby is the obstacle course from 'Kompani Lauritzen'.

Skydive Voss Close to the airport, you'll find Skydive Voss, Norway's largest skydiving club. They do about 35,000 jumps a year, and offer both training courses, and tandem skydiving experiences. By the clubhouse you will also find a café and a playground.

Bømoen trails: The hiking and skiing trails in Bømoen are marked. You can choose trails of 1 km, 2 km, 4 km, 6 km, 7.5 km, or 10 km. Along the trails you will find signs that show how many kilometers it is left.

Green trails: 1 km, 2 km, 4 km.
These are walks in light and mostly flat terrain, the trail goes near Raundalselva.

Blue hiking trails: 5.5 km, 7.5 km, and 10 km.
These tours start as the 4 kilometers, but when approaching the old military camp will continue past the old military hospital and around the airport. The 10 km loop is an extension of the 7.5 km and offers heavier slopes. The surface is also steeper.

Length: 1 - 10 km loops
Season walking: April - November
Season skiing: December - March
Difficulty: Green (easy) and blue (moderate) trails
Starting point: Bømoen - Palmafossen
Tour map reference: Contact Voss Tourist Information for tour maps.
Note: During the winter, there are ski runs in Bømoen, but it is often possible to walk in Bømoen until November-December.

NB! Remember to respect that dogs must be on a leash all year round, in Bømoen.

Source: Destinasjon Voss


Bømoen, Voss

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