Gudbrandsjuvet Viewpoint

Watch the Valldøla River rush through this narrow gorge

Essential info

  • Destination: Sunnmøre
  • Season: January-December

About Gudbrandsjuvet

Gudbrandsjuvet gorge is a deep and narrow section of the Valldøla River along the road between Trollstigen and Valldal. Over time, the river has carved intricate formations into the rock.

An accessible viewing platform weaves through the landscape, allowing you to safely marvel at the river rushing by. At the edge of the water is the Gudbrandsjuvet café.

The viewpoint is an attraction along the Geiranger - Trollstigen scenic route.

Getting there

Gudbrandsjuvet is located alongside road 63, between Trollstigen and Valldal. It is a 15 kilometer drive east of Valldal and 20 kilometers from Trollstigen. The viewpoint is signposted and easy to find.

Amenities

  • Gudbrandsjuvet café (open every day)
  • Toilets (open from mid-May to mid-October)
  • Parking (free)

Where to stay

Just a couple of minutes drive the Gudbrandsjuvet is Juvet Landscape Hotel. The small hotel sits in peaceful birch woods alongside the Valldøla River. The unique rooms have been constructed to integrate into the surrounding nature through the thoughtful use of wood and glass.

In the Valldal area there is a range of hotels, apartments, and campgrounds available. Check rates and availability on booking.com.

Map

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