King road over Filefjell


The 10X mile hiking trail Kongevegen over Filefjell takes you through some of the most beautiful landscapes in Norway. From the inland villages in Valdres via the high mountains on the Filefjell and down to the narrow and dramatic fjord landscape at the bottom of the Sognefjord. A journey between the regions with the historic King's Road as a common red thread. The party between Vang and Lærdal was the most spectacular on the Bergenske Kongeveg. Today, the road is one of the finest road-historical cultural monuments in the country.

Starting from Tyinholmen one can choose several exciting stages. The nature experiences are spectacular.

The royal road has varying surfaces of gravel, grass, path and asphalt. The road can both be walked and cycled, but be aware that the recommended cycle route has a different path than the walking route.

The season for trips along the Royal Road starts in the transition April / May down in Lærdal and in Vang, while over the high mountain the snow disappears late in June. July and August are high season, but an autumn trip in September and October also offers great experiences.

For more information about King's Road see here


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