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Hiking Lærdal - Historic Route

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The many historic trails in Lærdal are splendid hiking trails and national tourist attractions in their own right. In beautiful surroundings around the Borgund Stave Church, you'll find the Sverrestigen Trail, Vindhellavegen, Seltåsen and Galdanevegen trail. Between Kyrkjestølen at Filefjell and Maristova is a 15 km trail along the old Kongevegen road.

Sverrestigen A popular path between Husum and the Borgund Stave Church. The name comes from the saga of King Sverre. How to get there: by car or bus. Park near the Rimskjold house or at the Borgund Stave Church. Vindhellavegen The famous Vindhella path winds on impressive hair-pin bends through the mountain pass between Husum and the Borgund Stave Church. Combine the Vindhella path with Sverrestigen path for a really splendid round trip! The path affords a good walk from Borgund Stave Church to Husum. Bus or car. Bus stop/parking at Borgund Stave Church. The path across Seltåsen Fine trail, which includes serveral viewpoints with views of the croft at Galdane and the Sokni waterfalls.

The Seltåsvegen path is an impressive structure which, in some places lies on top of 18 metre-high walls. How to get there: Parking and best access from the picnic area at Koren, 1 km east of Seltun. Galdane-Seltåsen Beautiful round trip past Galdane, the Sokni waterfall and the Lærdal River. Lasts 4 hours. Start, parking and best access: from Seltun or Sjurhaugen. Øygardsvegen Øygardsvegen connects Vindhellavegen and Sverrestigen with Seltåsen and Galdane Path. Astart at Nedre Kvamme bridge, 500 m. west of Husum. Here you’ll find remnants of all the old roads. How to get there: Buss or car. Parking at Husum or Sjurhaugen BROUCHURE WITH HIKES HISTORIC ROUTE AVAILABLE

For more info or other ideas pleas ask in the tourist office on Lærdalsøyri

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  • Fjord area
  • Mountain area


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Outdoor Activities

  • Barbeque site
  • Beach
  • Berry picking
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting and fishing
  • Nature trail
  • River fishing
  • Sea fishing
  • Swimming
  • Bike rental
  • Fishing license required
  • River fishing
  • Daytrips (5-11 hours)
  • Marked trails
  • Short hikes (1-4 hours)

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  • Parking
  • Currency exchange

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  • Family-friendly
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  • Souvenier shops
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Lærdal, Norway
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61° 3' 14" N / 7° 44' 37" E
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