Kinnhovda Hiking Trail

  • Kinnhovda

    Kinnhovda Photo: Torleiv Torgersen

  • Kinnhovda

    Kinnhovda Photo: Torleiv Torgersen

Essential info

  • Destination: Ål
  • Season: June–October
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Distance: 8.8 kilometers (loop)
  • Elevation Gain: 280 meters
  • Duration: 1.5–3.5 hours

About Kinnhovda

One of the hikes in the tourprogram 10 tourfavorites in Ål 2018.

Hike along gravel roads and paths in gentle terrain.

Getting there

How to get there:

About 3 kilometres East of Ål exit Rv 7 onto Fv 244 towards Bergsjø. Follow for almost 3 kilometres, exit right onto Votndalsvegen, then onto Skrindovegen, onto Åsetnovegen and then Lyavegn to the parking at Tormodset. About 22 kilometres from Ål Center. Toll road.


Parking at Tormodset just after the crossroads Lyavegen and Mosaskardvegen.

Trail description

Hike along gravel roads and paths in gentle terrain. Partly marshy. The highlight for this trip is the magnificent view from Kinnhovda.

From the parking you follow the tractor road towards Nilsestølen. After about 1,2 kilometres the path from Tveitekinn will meet the tractor road. From here follow the marked path to Kinnhovda.

If you want to make this hike a roundtrip, follow the path marked Løkenstjørne. Along this path you can see old coal pits and iron ore.



4 kilometres back and forth. 947 - 1051 masl.


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