Vangsvatnet Lake Roundtrip Cycling

  • Photo: Oddbjørn Rong Slåtten

  • Photo: Oddbjørn Rong Slåtten

  • Photo: Oddbjørn Rong Slåtten

  • Photo: Oddbjørn Rong Slåtten

Essential info

  • Destination: Voss
  • Season: April–November
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Distance: 22.2 kilometers (out‑and‑back)
  • Elevation Gain: 380 meters
  • Duration: 1–3 hours

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About Vangsvatnet Lake Roundtrip

The tour is on easy rolling ashpalt track with little traffic on the road. The tour passes many nice farmyards and have a lot of attractions along the road.

The tour starts by the church in Voss and goes on the north side of lake Vangsvatnet in the direction to Bergen (E16). Follow the walking and cyckling path on the right hand side of the road. Pass Fleischer's Hotel after 250 m and the Youth Hostel in Voss after 1,1 km. Then turn into the bike path on the right hand side of the road. Follow the bike path that takes you up a hill and then runs parallel with E16. The cyckling path is separated from the road with white marks on the road before you get to the "old" road. This road takes you through farms and nature.

After 8 km, at Bulken, you cross the river Vosso. Once you have crossed the bridge, turn to the left. Follow the main road on the southside of Vangsvatnet lake towards Voss.
By the end of the trip, you have to alternatives;
Alternative 1: Turn left by the bridge "Langebrua" and follow the road to the church.
Alternative 2: After passing the road to Dagestad Museum, take the road to the left in the bottom of the hill by a red house. From there you can go to the left over a little walking bridge called Tintrabrua. Continue straight forward through the forest called Prestegardsmoen. At the end of the forest you will see the outdoor swimming pool in Voss on right hand side. Then you continue straight forward and finish your trip by the church.

* The Bordalsgjelet Gorge
* Prestegardsmoen
* Hendrieke Berg gallery / Atelier


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