Location

Rosendal.

Map

Folgefonna National Park

Rosendal Turgruppe's route map.

Start and stopping point

Neslia.

Parking

Fylkesveg road from Rosendal center, 2 km towards Løfallstrand. There is a parking lot where the forest road separates from the highway.

Marking

Information Board by the parking lot. There are no markings along the forest road, but there are some signs. The road separates several places, always keep right to follow the route to Sjethaug.

Grading

Green

Easy hike, suited for baby carriages, bikes and motorized wheelchairs.

Difference in altitude

30 - 290m AMSL

Estimated time

2 hours round trip

Recommended advice

There are rest areas and viewing areas along the route. From Sjethaug, you may follow the T marked path to a large cairn at Navarhaug, 501m AMSL. From here, there are T marked paths to Vevik, Åsvodl, Kjeldestøl, Skåladalen/Ludnabekk, Nordlifjell and Myrdal. See Rosendal Turgruppe's route map and use your imagination to create interesting hikes.

Overview

A good gravel road of 3 km (toll road) with a consistent incline. The road separates several places; always keep right to follow the route to Sjethaug. From the nice rest area at Sjethaug, by the beutilful cottage, you may see Rosendal and there is a wide view of the neighboring towns, mountains, valleys, and the fjord landscape. An alternative is to park by the church and follow the signs to Sjethaug from there. 

Contact

Address:
  • 5470 Rosendal
Phone:
+47 53 48 42 80
Email:
turistinfo@kvinnherad.kommune.no
Website:
www.visitsunnhordland.no

Facilities

Total ascent:
  • 452m
Level of difficulty:
  • Medium (blue)
Distance:
  • 6.5km
Duration:
  • Short (0.5-3h)
Season:
  • Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
Surface:
  • Gravel
Terrain:
  • Mountain area
Disabled-accessible:

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