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Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken

Mt. Ulriken, Bergen, Norway
+47 53 64 36 43
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Challenging hike

Try to find a dry spell to do this hike. We tried it in July but the weather was showery and this... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Hilaria F
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Hard and nice

Family of 5 from 11 to 46 years of age. Not many people in early July. 13km with a lot of up and... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Rasmus J
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“cable car” (53 reviews)
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Mt. Ulriken, Bergen, Norway
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Try to find a dry spell to do this hike. We tried it in July but the weather was showery and this restricted the views at times. Also, the bogs and streams were more of a challenge than on a dry day. However, you have...More

2  Thank Hilaria F
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Family of 5 from 11 to 46 years of age. Not many people in early July. 13km with a lot of up and down and stones and .... Take the Fløyen early it opens at 9:00. The hike starts easy but with a good increase...More

Thank Rasmus J
Reviewed 13 July 2017

moderately difficult hike for reasonably fit middle aged folks.we hiked this trail in July- a lightweight rain coat, some energy bars and water.lots of rock piles called cairns mark the trail-pretty spectacular views.after we hiked for half an hour past the 8.7 kms more to...More

2  Thank cmanjula
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We took the cable car to the top of Ultriken. After a few stops and starts found the trail (follow the people). Magnificent 13 km walk to Florence. Took approx 4.5 hours. Once on the trail it was straight forward to follow the trail as...More

2  Thank Robert T
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This really is a "don't know" for me. The time I visited Bergen and wanted to do this attraction it was closed as it was too windy. What a shame as I suspect that the views would be as spectacular as they were from the...More

2  Thank John T
Reviewed 17 June 2017

This is an outstanding hike and if you're ready for a challenge I'd highly recommend it. I started off the morning feeling a little guilty since I ended up taking the cable car to the top of Mt. Ulriken. Getting to the trail head took...More

3  Thank Laura S
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Good for blue sky day. Birds eye view of Bergen is exceptional. Trails are good for up or down. However, it is challenging height elevation to gain. The gondola cold help.

2  Thank Ivan V
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Well worth your time. This is nice hike and an excellent afternoon activity. Bring plenty of water and something to eat - it's nice to stop halfway through for lunch.

2  Thank JoeGage_92
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This hike, while an amazing experience, one that I can now look back on and say I'm glad I did, is not by any means an easy hike. My husband and I are decent hikers, and this tested both my physical and emotional limits. When...More

4  Thank Loretta W
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Start with climb up to Mount Ulriken, have a coffee break and than enjoy beautiful trail with scenic views. You will end in the city centre of Bergen.

1  Thank Pavel M
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Greg E
17 April 2016|
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Response from Ryan G | Reviewed this property |
The Floibanen furnicular leaves from just behind Bryggen area (near McDonald's and Starbucks) for 45kr one-way. Once at the top of Floyen, you can choose your walk from there, no need to register. Most walks are well signed... More
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travelplanning825
11 January 2016|
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You can go any time of year, but in the winter the sunlight lasts shorter, and IT can be mighty cold. Wear wind jackets and really warm clothes, gloves and wool mittens. Be prepared! But winter can be even nicer than summer... More
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22 October 2015|
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Response from QAEva | Reviewed this property |
Like the others are saying, there might be snow but you're more likely to encounter rain and freezing winds. The weather is generally terrible in November. One thing you don't want to be doing is attempt to walk across if... More
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