Countryside daytrip by bicycle.
Take your car to Solvorn and pick up your rental bike from Eplet. From here you can either take the short ferry over to the south side of the Fjord and Urnes Stave Church or find your way up to Hafslo lake and bicycle to Veitastrond or Tungestølen. When you are in Solvorn you can also visit Gallery Walaker.
The romantic route – South side of the Lusterfjord
Bring your bicycle and take the short ferry trip from Solvorn to Urnes. Make sure you visit Urnes Stave Church that is listed on UNESCO´s World Heritage List. The bicycle trip starts on a quite countryside road with the fjord on one side and tall mountains on the other. After a while you will reach the starting point for the 30 minutes hike up to Feigumfossen waterfall, one of the highest waterfalls of Norway.
You can make this bicycle trip to a half day or whole day excursion, turn around back to the ferry as you prefer.
To Veitastrond – Tungestølen
From Hafslo you will bicycle along the lake through a narrow valley surrounded by tall mountains and nature. After 30 km the valley gets wider and you arrive in Veitastrond, one of the most remote village in our district. You can make the trip longer by continue towards the mountain farm Tungestølen.
Hafslo – Veitastrond : 30 km
Veitastrond – Tungestølen: 12 km
Bike & Hike to Drivande Waterfall
Join Adventure Tours Norway in Skjolden on a biking and hiking tour through the natural- and cultural landscapes of the Mørkrid valley, and get close to the impressive Drivande waterfall.
The tour starts from Skjolden and continues through the peaceful Mørkrid valley by bicycle. The guide will show old pictures and tell about daily life in the valley, the moving of cattle and goats to spring and summer pastures, and efficient use of land and animals. After about seven kilometers of biking, you continue on foot up to the impressive Drivande waterfall. The hike lasts approximately 30 minutes at a leisurely pace on a rocky uphill path. At Drivande waterfall you sit down to rest and taste some flatbread and cured meat while you enjoy beautiful views and listen to the sound of the waterfall.
- An easy/moderate 3-3,5 hours combined tour. Bicycle, helmet and taste sample included.
- Recommended equipment: Good walking shoes, clothing for the weather conditions, rain jacket and a water bottle.
- Season: May-September