Djevelporten and Fløya Vandring

Pose on the “devil’s gate”

Viktig informasjon

  • Destinasjon: Lofoten
  • Sesong: juni–september
  • Vanskelighetsgrad: Middels
  • Lengde: 4 kilometer (rundtur)
  • Stigning: 590 meter
  • Varighet: 3–4 timer

Stamp and Sauna

Enjoy a couple of relaxing hours in Nusfjord's traditional “stamp”, a wooden bath, and sauna after a long day of hiking.

Learn more


Om Djevelporten and Fløya

The trailhead for this spectacular hike is just minutes from downtown Svolvær. In only two hours, you'll conquer more than a 600-meter altitude increase. 

The first destination, Djevelporten (Devil's gate), is a rock that's wedged between Frosken and Fløya. The rock looks somewhat like a bridge, and you can even stand on it, but be careful! Here you can see the famous Svolværgeita mountain from a different angle, as well as Svolvær, Austnesfjorden, Oddvær, and Storemolla.

From Fløya, located at 590 meters above sea level, you have a slightly better view of what can be seen from Djevelporten.

Veibeskrivelse

It's a five-minute drive from the city center of Svolvær. 

Take Svolværveien/E10 northwest, and then take a sharp left onto Øvreværveien.  You can park at the church, Svolvær Kapell, or the schoolyard, Svolvaer kindergarten.

Turbeskrivelse

This is a very well-marked and well-used popular trail that is quite vertical! From the start, you'll be hiking up a very steep hill and rocks--there are chains and ropes to assist you. Upon passing the vertical rock area, you'll then reach a patch of the mountain that's often very muddy. 

At Djevelporten you can continue hiking to Fløya or take a small detour to also summit Frosken, and then continue hiking on to Fløya. The trail to Fløya follows a narrow ridge, so be very aware of your footing in this area. Summiting the peak of Fløya requires some intense scrambling and climbing, but the top provides an awesome view. From there it is recommended to descend on the northern ridge, as it is less steep than the western ridge

If you choose not to summit Fløya, that's okay too! Instead of summiting, you can hike on the trail that goes southwest and is below the summit. This viewpoint is also excellent for seeing all that is below.

Fasiliteter

  • Public parking 

Overnattingsmuligheter

There are a number of accommodation options in Svolvær.

Kart

Nusfjord Rorbuer

Lagre og del

Tilbakemelding

Se flere populære opplevelser

Tjeldbergtind

Lofoten

Vandring 3.8 km · 2 – 3 t

Glomtinden

Lofoten

Vandring 5.4 km · 3 – 4 t

Vågakallen

Lofoten

Vandring 7.6 km · 5.5 – 6.5 t

Hoven

Lofoten

Vandring 3.5 km · 1.5 – 3 t

Get this adventure in the Outtt app

Available for iOS and Android

  • Download topographic maps for offline use
  • Follow your position on the map as you move along the marked trails
  • Find over 1,000 adventures with trail descriptions, practical information, and high-resolution photos

Last ned Outtt