Through foresty valleys and washed hills, this route passes through rugged scenery on its way toward the Rjukanfossen waterfall.
Simonstad-Tovdal, Åmli, 31 km (max 41 km) one way
Along roads with no bicycle paths.
The starting point is the hotel Pan Garden, south of Pmli, where there’s accommodation, walking paths, padling possibilities and more. Follow along the hard shoulder on classified road no. 415 some kilometres towards Åmli, then turn left on road no. 413. At Dølemo, turn right to Hillestad Galleri (sign), here there’s less traffic. The road follows the Tovdal River about 20 km, and at the Tveit water, Tovdal church is located. Hillestad galleri (gallery) and holiday facility is nearby, on the right side of the road .
 Further up the valley Tovdal, the road leads to Dale, about 10 km further up into the valley. Here you can park your bicycle and go for a hike, for instance to the waterfall Rjukanfossen, about 2 hours hiking round trip.