Cycling on Rallarvegen – Norway's most beautiful cycling route

If you want a cycling experience out of the ordinary, head for Rallarvegen. You can choose to cycle the whole route (80 km) from Haugastøl to Flåm or shorter stages.

Rallarvegen was built as a construction road in the late 1800s, when the Bergen railway was built, and since 1974 the road has been used as a cycle route. The tour goes along the railway and takes you through a unique high mountain landscape – with a total altitude difference of 1,340 metres.

If you start the tour in Flåm, you start at the lowest point of the tour and go uphill, so it is recommended to start in Haugastøl instead (there is a direct train connection from Flåm). If you don't want to bring your own bikes on the holiday, you can rent bikes in Haugastøl and return them at the tour end point in Flåm.

The tour takes you through a spectacular landscape of mountains, rivers, waterfalls, vistas, high mountain peaks, glaciers and lush valleys. Along the way, you can also admire the impressive bridges and walls that were built during construction more than 100 years ago. In other words, you can look forward to a truly unique natural and cultural experience that you will remember for a long time!

If you want to do the trip in smaller stages, you can get inspiration on Visit Norway's page here.

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