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Evje, the southernmost part of Setesdal

Explore this interesting area only one hour by car from Kristiansand.
The gateway to Setesdal offers a number of activities and is also renowned for its minerals.

Visit the Evje Mineral Park, the Evje Mineral Trail or the Geomuseum, interesting for both children and adults.
Canoeing on the Otra river or the Ogge lake, rafting, climbing, angling and swimming are some of the activities Evje has to offer. There are also several marked walking and hiking trails in the area.
The district has various types of accommodation, and the centre of Evje a variety of shops.

What to do in Evje

What to see in Evje

Accommodation in Evje

Hiking routes
Himmelsyna is a familiar concept in this part of Norway. Excellent views from the summit in good weather. To the south you can see as far as the… Read more
Himmelsyna - return trip 11 km
The highest summit in the original municipality of Evje, recognizable by the white dome of the approach radar for Kjevik Airport, Kristiansand. The… Read more
Bertesknapen - return trip 7,4 km
The Nature Trail starts at Oddeskogen and passes through woods and fields to the Evje Mineral Trail (Evje Mineralsti). Along the trail there are… Read more
The Nature Trail Evje - round trip 4,8 km
Ørnefjell ("Eagle Mountain") is centrally located, with Oddeskogen as a starting point. The trail winds through forest and has some steep sections.… Read more
Ørnefjell - return trip - 3,5 km
The summit Fennefossfjellet is a well known, local landmark, easily visible from all directions with its tall radio/TV/cellphone tower. The trail… Read more
Fennefossfjellet - return trip -5,2 km
This trail starts at Lia school. Steep ascent to the mountain Fennefossfjellet. As the initial 1.1-km stretch has a height difference of approximately… Read more
Lia Skule - Fennefossfjellet - round trip 4,8 km
Furustovhei is an area characterized by hills (hence the name “hei”) and forest west of Masi / Mt. Fennefossfjellet. Winding through the… Read more
Furustovhei - round trip 7 km
This is a year-round trail developed and maintained in collaboration between the sports club Otra IL, the municipality and the national defence. It… Read more
Evje lysløype - round trip 8,6 km
Masi is a viewpoint behind the Dåsnesmoen residential area in Hornnes. The trail follows a path through forest terrain. There are several open… Read more
Masi / Laugefjell - round trip 4 km
The trail runs through a traditional mining and mineral area, in forest terrain with magnificent views of Evje and the river Otra. Recommended… Read more
Mykleåsen - return trip 3,6 km
This undulating trail winds through the forest. As it has some steep sections, especially around the  Mt. Ørnefjell, walking poles may be… Read more
Dansarberga - round trip 6,5 km
To begin with, the trail follows a tractor road and is fairly flat, before turning into a path with a gradual ascent to the top. Several good… Read more
Vorehei return trip 5 km
Abusdalsknuten is the tallest summit in the area between the main road RV 9 (Setesdalveien) and FV 42  (Tonstadveien) in the southwestern part of… Read more
Abusdalsknuten - return trip 7,6 km
Bispestolane (“The Bishop’s chairs”) are old stone chairs from the 17th century. According to history, this was a coaching station… Read more
Bispestolane - return trip 2,2 km
Allmannavegen (“The public road”) is an ancient historical road from Evje to Arendal. Starting at Odde-stemmen is continues in a… Read more
Almannavegen - return trip 6,4 km
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