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The Monk Steps

Lofthus, Ullensvang 5781, Norway
+47 53 66 31 12
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Beautiful hike!

Our family really enjoyed hiking the Monk Steps. The hotel had recommended this and it was perfect... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2016
Mike J
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Ashland, Massachusetts
via mobile
Exciting experience

After finishing our mountain hiking on Dronningstien, we entered the Monk Steps. This is stairs... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2016
Berit2011
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Stavanger, Norway
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Forest road/path from Lofthus to Nosi (950 m.a.s.l.). This is one of the gateways to Hardangervidda. At 650-700 metres are the monk steps made of stone, probably laid by monks who settled at Opedal in the 12th. century. Lofthus - Nosi return abt 4 hrs walk. For pack horses, contact the tourist office or Van der Tuuk guide service.
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4 Sep 2016
“Beautiful hike!”
31 Aug 2016
“Exciting experience”
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Lofthus, Ullensvang 5781, Norway
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+47 53 66 31 12
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Our family really enjoyed hiking the Monk Steps. The hotel had recommended this and it was perfect. We started just above the hotel and it took about 6 hours. A few sections were fairly steep and we kept looking up at the looming cliff -...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2016

After finishing our mountain hiking on Dronningstien, we entered the Monk Steps. This is stairs made by large stones in a beautiful landscape on our way down to Ullensvang. You have a beautiful view almost all the way down. You can really know by the...More

Thank Berit2011
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