Photo: Svenn Petter Kjerpeset.
This stunning beach can only be reached by foot or boat. The hike to the beach is long and the descent is steep – but what a reward! Bring your tent if you want to stay overnight.
Duration: 7-8 hours round trip. Grading: very demanding.
Photo: Truls Kleiven.
With more than 40.000 hikers a year, Brandsøyåsen (286 masl) in Florø is the most popular hike in the county of Sogn & Fjordane. There are several trails to the top and you can walk from the centre of the town. From the top you can enjoy a great view of fjords, mountains, islands and Florø – the westernmost town in Norway!
Duration: from 1 hour round trip, depending on starting point. Grading: easy.
Photo: Gulen kommune.
This trip follows cairns along the coast and tells the story of the first organised form of naval defence in Norway. Enjoy great views along the way – at one point you will look directly down at Gulatinget millennium site. The highest point of the trip is Svabergfjellet at 546 masl.
Duration: minimum 6 hours. Grading: demanding.
Photo: Ola Hovland.
Enjoy the view of the beautiful Dalsfjord! The hike to Heileberget (761 masl) gives you both view of the fjord and the archipelago in the west. Demanding hike with steep sections, but no climbing required.
Duration: 4-5 hours round trip. Grading: demanding.
Photo: Hildur Ytreøy.
Solund is an island paradise with more than 1700 islands, islets and skerries. Pollatinden (541 masl) is the second highest peak in Solund, and from the top you get a breathtaking view of the archipelago.
Duration: 2-3 hours round trip. Grading: medium difficulty.
Photo: Elisabeth Solbakken.
The hike starts at beautiful Grotlesanden beach and takes you to a landscape similar to the Mongolian steppe at the top of the mountain.
Duration: 3-4 hours round trip. Grading: medium difficulty.
Photo: Rodrigo Cordova.
Store Batalden (495 masl) is the highest peak on the islands surrounding Florø. From the top you get wonderful views of the archipelago, islands and sea. There is also an art gallery, local museum and historic accommodation on the island.
Duration: 2,5 hours round trip. Grading: medium difficulty, but parts of the trail is very steep.
Photo: Håkon Haukøy.
Spectacular Lihesten (777 masl) is a famous landmark on the coast and probably one of the most photographed mountains in the region. The mountain has many trail and you can spend days exploring them. Lihesten is also popular for mountain climbing. A round trip to the most popular peaks on the mountain takes about 8 hours. Grading: very demanding.
Photo: Kieran Kolle.
The mountain Alden raises 481 metres up from the sea, and is a famous sailing mark on the coast of Norway. Due to its particular shape, it is called “the Norwegian horse”. The view from the top is stunning!
Duration: 2,5 hours round trip. Grading: medium difficulty.
Photo: Sara Marie Ytreøy.
Hike the highest seacliff in Europe! From the top of Hornelen you can enjoy a panoramic view of the varied and scenic landscape with narrow fjords, majestic mountains and small islands far out at sea. If you dare, you can lie down on the edge of the cliff and look straight down on the sea 860 meters below you!
Duration: 8 hours roundtrip. Grading: very demanding.