Foto: Arnau Lumeras Lloret

Gravel bike along Mjølkevegen with Fara Cycling

5 days, self-guided

Embark on a 5-day sportive adventure along the breathtaking Mjølkevegen, covering 220 kilometers on fine gravel roads. In collaboration with Fara Cycling, enjoy luggage transport and round-trip transportation from Oslo. Experience modern gravel bike style and lively Norwegian mountain culture; revel in comfortable accommodations nestled along the route, immersing yourself in stunning landscapes and alpine pastures. Get ready to experience Norway’s natural beauty and culture on this unforgettable cycling holiday!


  • Stunning landscape on foot of Scandinavians highest mountains
  • Hard-packed, smooth gravel roads
  • Delicious local food and drinks
  • Local summer farm & traditional
  • Norwegian mountain culture


  • Bus transport from Oslo
  • Train back to Oslo
  • Luggage transport
  • Accommodation x 4
  • Breakfast x 4
  • Dinner and packed lunch x 2
  • Detailed tour description and gpx tracks
  • Original Mjølkevegen map

Season and Price 2024

Person in double room:
NOK 10.290
Person in a single room:
NOK 2.500

June – August
Daily departures

First arrival: 25.06.2024
Last arrival: 18.08.2024

Daily arrivals
– Except Sundays and Wednesdays (when renting bikes).

Day to day

Day 1: Oslo - Fagernes

Rental bike

Pick up your rental bike at Fara Cycling before 6 pm (4 pm on Saturdays)


Arrival by bus from Oslo to Fagernes

Accommodation: Hotel Scandic Fagernes

Included meals: –

Day 2: Lemonsjøen - Bygdin

Cyckling from Lemonsjøen to Bygdin

Distance: 90 km, ↑ 1850 meters

On your first day, you will travel on a gravel road through wooded Murudalen. You will follow “Jotunheimvegen”, cycling from wooded Espedalen towards the mountains above the treeline. You will pass many summer farms along the way and follow the big lake Vinstra. On the horizon, you can see the mountains of Jotunheimen and the summit of Bithorn.

Accommodation: Bygdin Høyfjellshotell

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3: Bygdin - Syndinstøga

Cycling from Bygdin to  Syndinstøga via Slettefjell

Distance: 58 km, ↑ 1670 meters

From Bygdin, you cycle down to Beitostølen village and continue towards the mountain pass Slettefjell. This is an active area from summer farms, and got an excellent view. Down in the valley, passing Høre Stave Church. And up again to the last mountain pass on the trip. Reaching the top of the hill you will find your accommodation.

Accommodation: Syndinstøga

Included meals: Breakfast, packed lunch, dinner

Day 4: Syndinstøga - Gol

Cycling from Syndinstøga to Gol

Distance: 74 km, ↑ 955 meters

The last day is an easy stretch with not so much climbing. Enjoy the lakes and all the animals grazing freely up on the mountain. Start in time to reach the train from Gol


Arrival by train from Gol to Oslo

Accommodation: Thon Hotel, Oslo

Included meals: Breakfast, packed lunch, dinner

Day 5: Departure

Deliver Rental bike

Deliver the rental bike in the shop of Fara Cycling at 10 am.

Included meals: Breakfast



Gravel cycling on Mjølkevegen gives you an unparalleled sense of freedom with open spaces and great views, perfect to turn off the tunes of a busy everyday life. Amidst the raw and untouched nature, pedal through stunning landscapes along spectacular gravel roads. The unassuming beauty of these rugged surroundings in the mountainous Jotunheimen, and the open and tranquil Valdres, inspire awe and adventure and let your mind roll around following the views.
Join us on an extraordinary cycling holiday meticulously crafted for gravel bike enthusiasts! Whether you choose to bring your own gravel bike or to take the chance to rent one state-of-the-art gravel bike from the Norwegian brand Fara Cycling, just remember: on your marks, get set, and then go!.
The journey along Mjølkevegen offers the ideal terrain for gravel bikes –rugged gravel roads and minimal traffic, set against the backdrop of the stunning Mjølkevegen landscape.

Practical information

Below you will find practical information about this trip.
Can not find what you are looking for? See our frequently asked questions page, or send us an email – we will help you!


Bike rental

Depending on your preferred style of riding, we recommend either Faras F/All-Road (max 35mm tyres) or F/Gravel (max 50mm tyres) for a ride on Mjølkevegen.

Bring your own helmet, pedals and bags for the bike.

Size: 49cm, 53cm, 56cm, 59cm

Pick up/Deliver address at Universitetsgaten 14, 0164 Oslo

Pick up: Opening hour from 10 am (11 am Saturdays)
Deliver: Opening hour till 6 pm (4 pm Saturdays)

Luggage Transport

We will arrange the luggage transport between your accommodations to make your gravel bike holiday as convenient as possible, so you only need to bring what you need for the day on your bike.


All the accommodations have double/twin beds with private bathrooms.

Hotel Scandic Valdres
Scandic Valdres is a modern hotel located in Fagernes, Norway. It offers comfortable accommodations, dining, and meeting facilities in a scenic setting, making it a popular choice for travelers exploring the beautiful Valdres region.

Bygdin Høyfjellshotell: 
This hotel has a long tradition of hosting active mountain people who want to visit Jotunheimen. Even tho many rooms were renovated you will get a historical atmosphere. The food is sure to be the highlight of your stay. Dinner is made from local ingredients and comes to taste great.

Here there are 22 beds divided into 2 apartments and 3 hunting lodges. They have a great restaurant and pub, with good atmosphere and beautiful views. Syndinstøga is known for its good food. With a focus on local and sustainable ingredients, the kitchen composes today’s dinner menu. It serves dishes based on moose and deer from local hunters. Lamb and mountain pig from the farms at Syndin and fish from local suppliers.

Hotel Thon, Oslo:
3-star hotel close to the train staion and Bike rental, including breakfast buffet.  


All restaurants offer food based on local ingredients. For breakfast there will be buffet. Here you also need to make yourself a packed lunch that you bring to lunch for the day. It is possible to fill a thermos, check with the accommodation. Dinner will be served in the afternoon/evening.

The following meals are included:

1. day: – (you find plenty of restaurants in Fagernes)
2. day: Breakfast and dinner
3. day: Breakfast, packed lunch and dinner
4. day: Breakfast, packed lunch and dinner
5. day: Breakfast



You receive from us the original Mjølkevegen map and gpx coordinates you can use on your GPS device.

The Mjølkevegen is a well-maintained gravel road, used as well by cars and other vehicles. Some parts will be paved roads.


Kilometres: 50 – 60 kilometres
Elevation: 800-2000 accent meters
Terrain: fine gravel roads or asphalt

Participation in this tour demands good physical preparation and familiarity with extended periods of gravel bike riding. Daily distances are between 58 – 90 km, involving 1000 – 2000 climbing meters. You can anticipate numerous challenging uphill segments during the day. Our itineraries are tailored for gravel bikes.

Equipment list

When you book with us, we’ll provide you with a packing list to ensure you have all the necessary clothing and gear.


Travel green.

Enjoy the trip from the big city towards Valdres and Jotunheimen! The express buses take you straight from the capital to the heart of Norway. On the way, you will pass mountains, valleys, rivers, and beautiful farms. The buses have power outlets with USB chargers and toilets.

Oslo- Jotunheimen by bus:

Day 1: Oslo-Fagernes
12.20 pm-3.22 pm (Saturdays)
1.05 pm -4.10 pm (Monday-Friday)

Day 2: Fagernes-Lemonsjø
08.00 am-10.10 am

Gol- Oslo by Train:

Day 5: Gol- Oslo
7.28 pm-10.22 pm

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