The tourist attraction National Tourist Routes, scenic roads for exploring Norway’s breathtaking landscapes, comprises selected stretches across the country. Mountains, fjords and coastline form the core of the travel experience. Bold architecture placed in magnificent natural scenery gives the attraction its special character.
The road across Valdresflye, between Garli (near Beitostølen) and Besstrondsæter in Vågå, provides endless vistas as it hovers free and light above the mountain plateau, with excellent views towards the Jotunheimen National Park. The road’s highest point is 1,389 metres above sea level. The journey also passes through an old cultivated landscape with summer farms in the mountain pastures and traditional tourist attractions.
The areas of Bygdin and Gjende are important starting points for magnificent mountain hiking in Jotunheimen, and from the DNT tourist cabin, Gjendesheim, you can pursue the famous Besseggen or Bukkelægret by following the footsteps of Peer Gynt.