Map Topographic map Norway 1:50.000 – Sheet 1215-3

Start point, end point and parking The church in Ølve. From Gjermundshamn ferry quay, drive 200 meters to the crossroad, take to the left and further on 12 km towards Ølve/Tysnes to Ølve church and car park. Information board on the south side of the church.

Length to hiking destination 2,0 km

Marking T markings and signs along the path.

Grading GREEN – Easy hike.

Difference in altitude 30 – 252 m AMSL

Estimated time for total trip 2 hours

Overview Follow the farm road on the south side of the church until well-marked and signposted forest road/path up the hill to Ølveshovda.  Magnificent views of the Kvinnherad mountains, the fjord of Onarheim, and further on to Stord and Tysnes. Recommended advice Take your time to enjoy the view. 


  • 5637 Ølve
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