Vågå to Lemonsjø Fjellstue Cycling
Stage 2 of the connecting route between Tour de Dovre and Mjølkevegen
- Season: May-October
- Difficulty: Medium
- Distance: 18.8 kilometers (point‑to‑point)
- Elevation Gain: 840 meters
- Duration: 3-4 hours
About Vågå to Lemonsjø Fjellstue
Having finished the leg's ascent from Vågå towards Bringsfjellet Mountain, reward yourself with a refreshing dip in Flatningen or Lemonsjøen lakes.
Vågå can be reached from Oslo by train to Otta and then bus to Vågå or by taking bus route VY146 directly from Oslo. You can also travel from Bergen by taking the Fjordekspressen route.
From Vågå Hotel follow road 15 towards Stryn and Lom. Start by cycling through the center of Vågå and follow the cycle path which takes you past the large roundabout and over the bridge. Immediately after the bridge, take a left towards Sjårdalen. After 550 meters the road splits, and you should bear right. The road now starts to ascend towards the mountain. When the road takes the first sharp right turn, stop and enjoy the views of Vågå.
Continue along the road as it takes you above the treeline and up to an area with mountain farms and flowery meadows. Continue until you take a right onto Tuvstulvegen Road. The road descends a bit down to Flatningen Lake, which is a good place for a swim.
From Flatningen Lake it is 3.5 kilometers left on a gravel road until you meet up with the main road from Vågå. Take a left and follow this main road to Lemonsjø Fjellstue.
Where to stay
For a traditional mountain hotel experience, stay at Vågå Hotel. Enjoy a hearty meal by the fireplace, take a sauna or a refreshing swim in the pool.
Lemonsjø Fjellstue is a family-run mountain lodge offering hotel, apartment or cabin accommodation. Their restaurant serves local, home-made specialties such as mountain trout, moose, and sour cream porridge.
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