based on 1 review   write a review

Bergen, Norway

Rallarvegen Bergen Reviews

138 reviews
Mar 12, 2007
Rallarvegen is the Road from Myrdal Train station and downwards toward Voss. Its the road the railroad constructionworkers used when building the tracks from Oslo to Bergen. Apart from the history this is a truly amazing thing to do in the summer. (May untill august) , but the warmest months is july so this is a good time to go.

The scenery is truly amazing and since you are up the in mountains (1200 m above sealevel) the air is very clean (not that this is a problem anywhere in Norway, but Oslo). Start at Myrdal Trainstation and rent a bike to go down to flaamsbanen. I like to buy i tent (think you can rent it) and cycle in your own pace with several stopps along the way. Its also very romantic and ive used it as a date with good sucess. Watching the sunset without electricity with only a gas burner as a heat source.. Amazing..

Bring your own food so to save money. To buy food in the resutrants can be very expensive (like the rest of Norway). Use around 1500kr from Bergen and back again in 3days. You can get it cheaper if you skip the "Flaamsbanen", but dont skip it. Its worth the extra money.

Read more at the website: http://www.rallarvegen.no/default.asp?sprak=3
Join TravBuddy to leave comments, meet new friends and share travel tips!

Related Travel Blogs About Rallarvegen

Rallarvegen – The Old Navvy Road
  Rallarvegen is one of the most popular and most scenic bicycle trails in Norway and a unique monument to Norway’s cultural heritage. As the name suggests, the Rallarvegen dated from th…Rallarvegen dated from the time the navvies used the trail as a supply road during the construction of the Bergen

Check Bergen Hotel Deals

Bergen Map
4 reviews
2 reviews - $123
1 review - $117
photo by: CFD