Norway offers a lot of untouched, deserted nature and is therefore a paradise for outdoor fans. This Rother hiking guide describes 50 hikes, including three long-distance hiking trails, in the southern part of Norway between Oslo, Lom, Bergen and Kristiansand. The arch stretches from the highest peaks of Northern Europe in the Jotunheimen National Park to the picturesque forests and lakes in Telemark and the heath plateaus above the waterfall rich Setesdal. It reaches to the rock scenery in Rogaland and on the glaciated Folgefonn Peninsula as well as to the panoramic domes and plant oases of the Rondane National Park and includes Oslo's local mountains as far as the Hårteigen. The selection of tours is wide and offers something for every taste and every condition.
Bernhard Pollmann, a connoisseur of Norway as a hiking paradise, describes family-friendly hikes as well as exposed summit climbs. The tours that lead to starting points for glacier tours are particularly attractive. Here you can experience the fascinating ice landscape. A special highlight for hikers who want to experience Norway up close are the three multi-day tours, which cover the regions Blefjell - Hardangervidda, Jotunheimen and the Rondane Mountains in five to eight stages. The book shows the diversity of southern Norway, leads the hiker to much visited highlights and also lets him get to know quiet corners.…more