• Trysil in the Summer | Cycling, Rafting & Hiking

As one of 4 sustainable tourist destinations in Norway, Trysil does claim itself on the map as summer destination too. Do you love cycling and outdoor activities? Then Trysil is the perfect stop for you! Easily to combine with your stay in Oslo is a visit to Trysil, known for most Norwegians as a great winter sport area.

Travel to Trysil and get yourself surrounded by green nature. Norways biggest ski center during wintertime is inviting you to explore its nature during summer, so get ready for some active days. From your hotel in Trysil you will be next to the bike trail of Gullia. Challenge yourself to find your level while having fun at their 12 km bike paths. The path is made for the whole family, so don't worry, you will fine a path suited Your level. 

Advance the next day and bring the bike with you in the ski-lift. Explore the Norwegian mountains on nicely built paths 1000 meters above sea-level. Maybe you even wants more action and are ready for the bike paths at Magic Moose? Flow down the hill and take a nice rest at the traditional Knettsetra for lunch with a Norwegian waffle? All the restaurants in Trysil is “Ecolighthouse” certificated, which is a way to show environmental responsibility in practice. After two days of biking, its time to explore the element of water. Rafting, swimming or kayaking? The activities will be designed after your wishes. Travel to the nearby county of Engerdal in the evening. Get ready for a farm stay and be surrendered by two nationalparks, the Femundsmarka and Gutulia. In Gutulia you will find indiginous forrest up to 500 years old. For your last day, enjoy an old-school cruise with the MS Femunden. It is your day to sit back, and relax before you adventure continue. Is UNESCO-listed Røros on your list, maybe? We have med the perfect connection.

TrysilLocation: Trysil, Engerdal & Femunden
Best time to travel: May – September.
Recommended stay: 4-5 days. 
Suitable for how many people: From two to six people.
Where you will stay: Hotels, camping or smaller farm stays
Activities you can do: Explore the nature in Trysil by: Cycling, hiking, rowing and paddling

The area Engerdal, near Trysil, has Norways most southern population of Samis, The indigenous people of Norway. You will also find the most southern reindeers in Norway in Engerdal. Bring your camera on your hike, just in case!

Day 1: Welcome to Trysil

Welcome to Trysil, only a 2 ½ hours drive from Oslo.

If you are not sure about your bicycling skills yet, why not test yourself today? Gullia is open to everyone and has 12 km of built bike-paths at both green and blue level. Everyone in the family can enjoy and challenge themselves. Have a nice dinner at your hotel in the evening.

Day 2: Take the ski-lift with your bike

Ever taken your bike with you in the ski-lift? It is a moment for everything. In the weekends during the summer is it possible to bring your bike with you in the ski-lift , Fjellekspressen, while you sit back and enjoy the nature. Trysilfjellet (Trysilmountain) is 1132 meter above sea-level. At the top, you enter the Fjellrunden at 13 km to enjoy the mountain- nature from your bike, with an elevation of 352 meter.

If you are more into action, why not try one of Europas longest freeflow-paths for biking?

Magic Moose is a 7 km bike path that is made for just flowing down the hill. Stop at the Knettsetra for a lunch, and treat yourself with a Norwegian waffle.

Day 3: Rafting in Trysil

 

Trysil river is more than 100 km long and is perfect for experiencing a new nature element.

Have you always been thinking about trying rafting? Join the team and raft down 10 km, enjoy the adrenaline kick and challenge yourself. Before you end the activity with a hot meal in a lavo.

Other water-sports available is paddling and surfing in the river of Trysil. Or really up for something new? What about being fully equipped with wetsuit, lifewest, and helmet and experience the canyon of Røa falls. With your guide you will be climbing, swimming walking and jumping in a safe manner. Travel to the county of Engerdal in the evening and check in for a farm stay at Galten Farm. Engerdal county is a national park county consisting of both Femundsmarka and Gutulia. It has more than 50 mountain peaks above 1000 meter above sealeve

Day 4: The lake Femunden

Trysil

 

Devote your day to sit back and enjoy the slow travel with MS Fæmunden, on Norway's biggest lake (not regulated), Femunden. Board the more than 100 years old ship, with the capacity of only 100 people. People use the ship today as their transportation to the station points for great hikes or only for recreational purposes. The ship has a small cafe. It is time to relax. Feel the peace and quietness crawling up on you.

Is your dream to explore The UNESCO-listed mining town of Røros? Why not take the boat Fæmunden to the final destination and jump on the corresponding bus to Røros?!

 


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