Bergen to Trondheim?

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Re: Bergen to Trondheim?

Postby Vorpal » 8 Feb 2019, 11:27am

I would pick a coastal route over an inland route. Some of the coastal roads are pretty busy, and I imagine that has influenced the route choice on cycle.travel

The scenery on the western coast of Norway is stunning, and not to be missed. An inland route would miss the very best of a beautiful country.
And you would miss Atlanterhavsveien https://www.visitnorway.no/reisemal/ves ... havsvegen/

The other thing is that an inland route is likely to be mosquitoey in summer. The high fjell can be interesting, and it might be worth including some in a tour, but you can do that a couple of different ways, without taking an inland route. There's my previous suggestion of cycling Rallarvegen between Haugastøl or Finse and Flåm, then taking the ferry to Bergen. You could also take a small detour to do Trollstigen. https://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trollstigvegen or go a little inland and do Strynefjellsvegen https://www.nasjonaleturistveger.no/en/ ... jellsvegen all of which are well known among cyclists in Norway.

The only advantage of an entirely inland route, to my mind, would be that it will likely be much easier to find good spots for wild camping.
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Re: Bergen to Trondheim?

Postby londoncommuter0000 » 8 Feb 2019, 12:27pm

Vorpal wrote:The only advantage of an entirely inland route, to my mind, would be that it will likely be much easier to find good spots for wild camping.


My wife steadfastly refuses to wild camp, so I reckon the coast it is. Once again, thank you for the tips. :-)
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Re: Bergen to Trondheim?

Postby londoncommuter0000 » 8 Feb 2019, 12:36pm

Vorpal wrote:https://www.visitnorway.no/reisemal/vestlandet/nordvest/aktiviteter-og-attraksjoner/atlanterhavsvegen/


Dear God, I just clicked on that link. :D :P
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