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Four people on the Besseggen ridge in Jotunheimen, Norway Four people on the Besseggen ridge in Jotunheimen, Norway
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Hiking the Besseggen ridge.
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Home of the giants

Enjoy the view from the top of Norway’s highest mountain Galdhøpiggen, walk along the narrow, but popular Besseggen ridge, and try some of the traditional food from the area.

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Hiking in the mountains, walking on glaciers, river rafting, and summer skiing are activites you can participate in whilst visiting the Jotunheimen national park. Here, you can reach the top of Northern Europe’s highest mountain Galdhøpiggen, hike from cabin to cabin, or find a nice spot to set up your tent.

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Where to stay in Jotunheimen

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Safety in the mountains

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Norway is an incredible place to explore, with untamed mythical landscapes, mountains, valleys, and fjords. Before you enter the outdoors, get familiar with the nine simple rules of the Norwegian mountain code to help you stay safe.

  1. Plan your trip and inform others about the route you have selected.
  2. Adapt the planned routes according to ability and conditions.
  3. Pay attention to the weather and