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Southern Norway Arendal Åmli

Hike on Old Skjeggedalsvegen

  • Tveit, Åmli
  • +47 99211778
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Go hiking in varied terrain on the old road from Tovdal over to Skjeggedal in Åmli, Southern Norway. A long time ago, this was the only road to Skjeggedal.

Old Skjeggedalsvegen is a demanding trail of 7 km one way. The hike is about 6 hours long return trip. A long time ago, this was the only way to get to Skjeggedal. The road used to be good enough to drive with a horse and wagon. This is a nice trip in varied terrain, suitable for experienced hikers with stamina.

Skjeggedalsvegen between Tovdal and Skjeggedal in Southern Norway has two starting points and you can choose where to
start; either from Tveit in Tovdal or from lower Skjeggedal. There is a guestbook and puncher in the post-box on a tree at the border/on the mountain between Skjeggedal and Tovdal.

From Tveit in Tovdal: Drive from Dølemo to Tovdal, pass the shop, take a left turn at the sign for Tveit. Drive on to the gravel track, past two farms. Parking: Drive through the farm until you see an information board and park here.

From lower Skjeggedal: Leave road no. 42 between Evje and Arendal towards Skjeggedal/Risdal. Follow the road to Skjeggedal, approximately 11 km from Risdal. There is an information board and parking on the left-hand side by a red garage. The trail starts on the other side of the road by a small red garage and is marked in red. The trail follows the old route between Tovdal and Skjeggedal.

Part of the peaks of Åmli project.


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  • Source: Arendal Turistkontor

General

Effort level
  • Challenging
Landscape
  • Forest area
  • Mountain area
Season
  • Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer

Outdoor Activities

Hiking
  • Daytrips (5-11 hours)

Facts

Effort Level
Challenging
Duration
6 hours
Landscape
Forest area
Season
Summer
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