Dalsida nature and cultural path Cultural Heritage

Join a journey in the area´s history

  • Photo: Solveig Græsli

  • Photo: Marit Svanborg

Essential info

  • Destination: Lesja
  • Season: June–November

About Dalsida nature and cultural path

This nature and cultural trail runs through varied countryside at Dalsida in Lesja. The oldest signs of human activity in this area is 5500 years old.

Getting there

The trail starts and finishes at the junction by Nysetre, about 13 km along Dalsidevegen from the E136. Exit off E 136 at Aurtande, the signs say to Aursjøen and Sjong seter. Toll road.

Trail description

The trail is about 10 km long, but it is possible to do just parts of the trail, depending on wich posters you would like to go to and how far you want to walk. Throughout the trail 27 information posters are spread; with information about the local flora and fauna, as well as how people have exploited the nature resourses throughout the ages.

Sections of the trail run through marshland and damp ground. In June and July it is generally best to use boots or hiking shoes.


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