Geiranger-Trollstigen

This tourist road a masterpiece in proud engineering in Norway and Trollstigen is the most visited tourist road in Norway.

Trollstigen is a road through Western Norway's nature with a dizzying view of sheer mountainsides, waterfalls, deep fjords and fertile valleys.

You will find Geiranger-Trollstigen National Tourist Route is a 106-kilometre-long stretch of road located between Lake Langvatnet on Strynefjell and the Sogge Bridge in Romsdal in Fjord Norway.

Beautiful view spots at the mountain road

The Trollstigen Mountain Road has great viewing platforms to look down. The road has a steep incline of 9 per cent and consists of 11 hairpin bends. Trollstigen has been a magnet for tourists since the road opened in 1936. 

You will discover the road is carved into the mountain itself and in other places built in stone on the ride up. Highlights like Flydalsjuvet, Ørnesvingen and Gudbrandsjuvet are all popular viewing platforms. The highest mountain here is 1600 metres above sea level, and when you take the ride up to the highest point, it is 852 metres above sea level.

Trollstigen has always been important for the region

When you look at history, the Trollstigen Passage always has been important. The road was an important transport passage between the villages Valldal in Indre Sunnmøre and Åndalsnes in Romsdalen. The construction of the Trollstigvegen road started up in 1916.


Hiking - Romsdalseggen ridge

Romsdalseggen ridge is one of the world’s most scenic hikes through dramatic landscapes. For hikers, there is still a restored path to climb to experience Trollstigen by foot. Romsdalseggen ridge is a long and demanding hike with a 970-meter ascent, and you have to be in a good shape.
 

The season to experience the road

Trollstigen is part of the National Tourist Route Trollstigen – Geiranger, and the road normally opens at the end of May and closes by October / November.

Where to stay

Juvet Landscape Hotel and Grand Hotel Bellevue is recommendable hotels 

Have a stop or stay by Juvet Landscape Hotel, a fantastic landscape hotel. The hotel fits perfectly in here with nature and offering some unforgettable accommodations.

 » See more about Juvel Landscape hotel here 

 

Grand Hotel Bellevue is located in the heart of Åndalsnes and at the foot of Romsdalseggen. The hotel was renovated in 2014 and 2019 and has an à la carte restaurant, bar, sauna, gym and conference area and 86 rooms.

 » See more about Grand Hotel Bellevue here 



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Coordinates
  • Lattitude: 62.459954
  • Longitude: 7.670353