HIKE IN CULTURELANDSCAPE RINGEBU - VINSTRA
Pilegrimsleden Ringebu - Vinstra. This hike takes you fram the only stavechurch along the path, through the small village of Ringebu and you walk in a landscape of national special value. From down in the valley, over a high hill - 700 m over the sea level- before walk down to the valley to Vinstra.
2 DAY HIKE
ARRIVALL: TRAIN OR BUS TO RINGEBU RAILWAYSTATION. WALK TO GILDESVOLLEN HOSTEL, 2 KM OR JOHNSGÅRD B&B 0,5 KM.
ACCOMMODATION: GILDESVOLLEN HOSTELL OR JOHNSGÅRD B&B
DAY 1. RINGEBU - HUNDORP 22 KM
Start at Ringebu Stavechurch and walk on the panoramaroad to Ringebu, a road with a nice view. From the center of Ringebu village walk towards the suburbs and up along the pavement to Bersveinhølen, a old bridgehead over the river Frya. Here you can see a great waterfall. Through a pineforest before the valley opens up again and you see a landscape with farms and small houses. Then you arrive Hundorp with the old vikingplace of Gudbrand of Dale. Here you can hear the history about the historical meeting between King Olav Haraldsson and Gudbrand of Dale in 1021. Then you walk past the rather big church of Sør-Fron, who can seat over 1000 people, a stone church from 1787.
After the church the path goes through the culture landscape and enter Sygard Grytting, a old farm from 12th centr and pilgrimhostel back in 1321.
DAY 2 HUNDORP - VINSTRA 12
This day you start with a climp up to the highest point of the path between Oslo and Dovrefjell, you will reach 684 m above the sea level. Here you will see remains of old tenantfarms and into Jotunheimen. Walk in landscape with nice view over the valley before you head down to Vinstra. A taste of Gudbrandsdalen.
DEPARTURE: TRAIN OR BUS FROM VINSTRA RAILWAY STATION
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