Best of Valldal

Top itineraries and travel advice in and around Valldal
Northwestern Norway’s adventure capital, Valldal is known for activities including skiing, rafting, kayaking, and climbing. You’ll get an adrenaline rush during the day, then relax in the peaceful atmosphere in the evening. You can reach it via the Trollstigen scenic road, so even your approach is interesting, and it’s less than an hour’s drive from hotspots like Geiranger and Stranda.

Previous kimkim travelers have experienced Valldal via hiking in the mountains, kayaking the fjords, or whitewater rafting down rushing rivers. Ski down the peaks in winter, or take a summer canoe trip.
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Hiking in the Lofoten archipelago
Best Hiking Experiences in Norway

Norway is an outdoor paradise, and one of the most popular activities is hiking through the lush forests, jagged mountain peaks, and rocky fjords. From Troll's Tongue to Pulpit Rock, Norway is home to famous hikes that offer outstanding views of the country's iconic landscapes. You don't have to be an experienced trekker to enjoy the scenery, either. You'll find various trails, ranging from beginner to advanced, for all interests.

The queen of Sunnmøre, Slogen Mountain
Hike Norway's Hidden Fjords - 8 Days

Hike through some of Norway's most spectacular landscapes on this 8-day trekking adventure. Based in the northwestern regions of Romsdalen and Sunnmøre, you'll scale the famous Troll Wall, kayak across tranquil fjords, find hidden waterfalls at Geirangerfjord, and summit the triangular peak of Slogen. With nights spent in historic hotels, local inns, and remote mountain huts, you'll have plenty of time for rest and relaxation between each day's exhilarating excursions.

Take the kids to Norway and discover the stunning landscapes on a family hike
Map of Active Family Adventure in Norway: Oslo, Fjords & Bergen - 14 Days
Active Family Adventure in Norway: Oslo, Fjords & Bergen - 14 Days

Perfect for families with older kids, this epic Norway adventure whizzes you across mountains, glaciers, and fjords as you drive from the pint-sized cultural capital of Oslo to the seven peaks of Bergen. Along the way, you'll whitewater raft in Voss, head to the skies via cable car in Loen, and experience the thrill of Trollstigen's famous hairpin bends. Don't worry, there's time for relaxation, too, as you kayak the gentle Aurlandsfjord and experience the unique stillness of Norway's most famous fjords.

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