Galdhøpiggvegen | Northern Europe’s highest tarmac road

Type:Natural sights

Galdhøpiggvegen, 2687, Bøverdalen

Tel: +47 61211550

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About

Galdhøpiggvegen is 15 km long and offers an ascent of 1300 height meters in diverse scenery which varies from dense forest to bare rock and glaciers. In good weather the view is outstanding and the highlight is the panoramic view to Nortern Europe’s highest mountains when you reach the end of the road.

Toll road after 5 km, you may pay with credit card/VISA.

The road is open from mid may to the end of october if the weather allows it.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Follow road 55 Sognefjellsvegen from Lom for about 20km, take left when you reach Galdesanden and follow the signs to Juvasshytta, Raubergstulen and Galdhøpiggen sommerskisenter.

Opening Times

* The road is privately owned and operated by Juvasshytta. This is a toll road which is closed from Raubergstulen to Juvasshytta during the winter, usually from the beginning of November. The road opens when Galdhøpiggen summer ski center at Vesljuvbrean opens in May every year.

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