Electric bike adventure in Hjørundfjorden – Havila excursion

Mirror Like Hjørundfjorden by Øyvind Heen, Fjords.com

Go on an electric bike adventure in Hjørundfjorden. Experience “The Queen’s route” by electric bike where you cycle under majestic mountains, in the footsteps of royals and through an area ruled by natural forces.

This is an optional excursion which you can add to your Havila cruise booked through Fjord Travel Norway. The excursion will appear during the cruise booking process, with prices and details.

Norangsdalen Valley Blue Lake Photo Bob Andre Engelsen

Biking in the Norangsdalen valley

Norangsdalen Lygnstoylvatnet 3 Photo Bob Andre Engelsen

Lyngstøylsvatnet lake

Norangsdalen Valley Huts Photo Bob Andre Engelsen

Huts in Norangsdalen valley

Experience 14 kilometres of cycling on a paved road with plenty of assistance from the batteries in the electric bike. The excursion is divided in two cycling sessions lasting approximately one hour.

The beautiful mountains in Hjørundfjorden and Norangsdalen valley have fascinated Europe’s royals and nobles, adventurers and celebrities for generations. Norangsdalen is said to have been visited by seven queens, and the narrow road that winds its way under the steep mountains is often called the Queen’s Route.

Here you will cycle on a rural road with little traffic giving you plenty of time to admire the wild mountains and traces of the ravages of nature. You can also see the small farmhouses, built wall to wall and almost into the ground, to withstand the avalanches in the area. In Lyngstøylvatnet lake you can see the remains of the old road, the foundations of the farmhouses and the gateway that is now submerged in the crystal clear water after the mountainside collapsed in a landslide in 1908, closed off the valley and dammed up the river.

In winter, the road is often closed due to snow and the risk of landslides. However, the excursion is available when it is safe, and you get to experience the magnificent nature that has attracted European guests for over a hundred years and how the locals adapted to the challenging forces of nature.


Available: Autumn September 1-October 31
Duration: 2-3 hrs
Transportation: Electric bike
Meal: Coffee and the local pancake “svele” as snack
Clothes/footwear: Participants should wear comfortable shoes, and warm and windproof clothing adapted to the weather conditions. Bicycles and helmets are available in different sizes suited to the cyclist.
Difficulty level: Suitable for most people
Direction: Northbound
Excursion: #HJFN2


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