HIKE IN NATURE AND HISTORY VINSTRA - OTTA

This part of the St Olav ways- Pilegrimsleden gives you a feeling of be in the nature. Quiet and reflection are basic in this hike. Small farms, leaf- and pine trees, new and old forest make you relaxed.

39 km 3 days Map Invite a friend
  • Old path

  • Horses along the path

DAY 1 VINSTRA - KVAM 14 KM

ACCOMMODATION: VERTSHUSET SINCLAIR

Start in Vinstra and walk up to the point where you meet the way. Then you walk through a small residential area before you enter a area of pinetrees. Experience small farms and old small roads before the landscape open up and you see Kvam. Kvam also have a war museum - Gudbrandsdal Krigsminnesamling

DAY 2 KVAM - SJOA

ACCOMMODATION: SJOA RAFTINGSSENTER - VARPHAUGEN

Out of Kvam passing the church and the war museum before enter small fields with aniamals feeding on the grass. Up to this day highest point with a gapahuk - shelter where you can rest and eat your lunch. Then you goes into an old forrest befopre you head down to the valley and to Sjoa.

DAY 3 SJOA - OTTA 9 KM

ACCOMMODATION: THON HOTELL

The way takes up again from the valley to the hillside, through small residental area and old pinetree forrest. Experince a great view over Otta fraom Sjåheim. A cross is put up inmemory of St Olav. Then the path takes you down to the valley again and you pass Kringen. The place where several hundred scottish mercineries was killed by farmers in 1612. Then you enter the city of Otta. here you can take the train to Trondheim, to Molde or take the bus to Geiranger and the fjords. Nasjonalparkriket

DEPARTURE: TRAIN OR BUS FROM OTTA TRAINSTATSION.

39 km 3 days