hikes

Molden

The trip to Setålen is challenging yet suitable for both children and adults. It is the most popular rambling route in the region, and the views from the top are breathtaking. It used to be said that you could see seven parishes from the summit. The starting point for the trip is at Krossen in Mollandsmarka. Allow around 2 hours to reach the top.

Veitastrond

Veitastrond is a flat and well run farming village in Luster. The village is surrounded by majestic mountains and peaks, and the Jostedalsbreen National Park is its nearest neighbour. Getting there is an experience in itself, and the serenity that awaits in Veitastrond has attracted tourists to the village for decades.

In Veitastrond you will also find the Austerdalsbreen glacier, a branch of Jostedalsbreen. Austerdalsbreen is a valley glacier with three large and steep icefalls from the Jostedalsbreen plateau: Odinsbreen, Torsbreen and Lokebreen.

The hike to Austerdalsbreen is of average difficulty and is suitable for both children and adults. A round trip takes around six hours, starting at the Tungestølen tourist cabin.

Helvetesfossen and Futespranget

By the old road between Hafslo and Sogndal, also known as the “King’s Road”, you will find the impressive Helvetesfossen waterfall and the fabled Futespranget rock. The route along the old road also takes in the St Olav’s Spring and the remains of an old hill fort. All locations are marked with signs providing information about their history.