Bike along St. Olavsleden

Åre - Trondheim

Overview

The route St. Olavsleden stretches 570 km from the Baltic sea to the Norwegian sea.

You will bike the last 247 km of the St Olavs trail. Crossing the border from Sweden to Norway and continue in Norway through a varied landscape of mountains, forests, river valleys and agricultural grounds until it reaches the blue fjord, by Trondheim.

 

Itinerary

Arrival to Åre

Day 1 Åre – Medstugan ca. 54 km

Day 2 Medstugan – Stiklestad ca. 58 km

Day 3 Stiklestad – Munkeby ca. 20 km

Day 4 Munkeby – Ersgard ca. 60 km

Day 7, Ersgard – Trondheim, Nidaros ca. 55 km

The goal of your journey – the Nidaros Cathedral, where Saint Olav’s remains are buried. In Nidaros you will receive your well-deserved pilgrimage diploma.

Practical information

You will cycle along St. Olavsleden mainly on gravel roads, large paths and small asphalt roads. You set your own pace and decide where and when to take your breaks and have your packed lunch so that you can enjoy the sites and the scenery along the route. We will transport your luggage from day to day, which means you only have to carry what you need for the day (packed lunch, thermos/water bottle, repair-kit and extra clothing).

For info about what bike to use look at our FAQ site

How to get there: look at our FAQ site for travel information.

This is included

  • Simple, shared accommodation with bed linen (varies between pilgrim shelters, hostels, cabins and hotels)
  • Breakfast, where applicable
  • Dinners, where applicable
  • Packed lunch, where applicable
  • Luggage transport (one piece of luggage per person)
  • Route information
  • Pilgrim pass
  • Price from 8595 nok per person

 

  • Possibility to add extra nights at any stop on the way or in the start or finish.
  • Possibility to add guided days with our outdoor guides.
  • Possibilit to add excursions and adventures like down hill or trail cycling in Åre or Trondheim.

WHAT CLIENTS SAY?

"Hi Sofie, I just had to take a minute to let you know how much we enjoyed our trip.  It was an amazing adventure, everything and more that I dared hope for and every bit as hard that I worried about.  We can't stop talking about it.  There are so many special places and people from each day.  I have a hard time expressing my feelings about it.  I guess that may be the pilgrimage part, or the beauty of your people and countryside.  I just loved it all.  Thank you for this trip!"

Julie, US

"Hey, we are all back in London and Madrid, safe and happy. Everything was amazing! Thank you on behalf of all of us! Please let us know if you want reviews  or recommendations for your webiste etc. Talk to you soon!"

Horacio, Argentina