Cycling trips Norway –
Jotunheimen and along Mjølkevegen 

Cycling trips in Norway is an unique experiance. Join us to cycle in Jotunheimen national park! We facilitate guided and self-guided bike rides along Mjølkevegen, Valdres, Dovre and Jotunheimen. Enjoy the majestic nature with unique cultural history, and local food in cozy mountain lodges .

We drive you from Oslo or Bergen straight into the cycling adventure (except Tour de Dovre), where we take care of bike rental, luggage transport and accomodation in cozy mountain lodges with local history and traditional dishes.

Trough Jotunheimen by bike

Mjølkevegen and Tour de Dovre is one of the most famous bike rides in Norway – it runs mainly along gravel roads, from stall to stump, through a fantastic cultural landscape in Valdres and Jotunheimen. Cycling Mjølkevegen or Tour de Dovre is another dream for many.

We bring you to your destination with our buses; Valdresekspressen and Øst-Vestekspressen so you can enjoy the journey to the starting point and travel in an environmentally friendly way. We also take care of luggage transport between most accommodations, so you can cycle with light packing. The accommodations along the way are carefully selected; small cozy hotels where owners and drivers welcome you and serve you exciting local dining experiences.

If you choose a self-guided tour, you will get everything you need to complete the trip without losing your way to the next destination.

If you join one of our guided tours, you get an exclusive insight into steel culture, and the local culture along the way. Did you know that you cycle through Northern Europe’s largest active steel area along the Milky Way? An experience in itself.

Frequently asked questions about cykling tours

You probably have many questions when it comes to our cykling tours along Mjølkevegen, in Jotunheimen or Tour de Dovre. Here we have gathered answers to the most frequently asked questions. If you are wondering about anything else, feel free to contact us.

How long and demanding are the distances along Mjølkevegen?</p> <p>

The distances and altitude meters between each accommodation are different from day to day. The distances and altitudes you cycle are greater in the northern part than the southern.

So if you are looking for shorter trips where the whole family is involved, you should choose the southern part of Mjølkevegen. Here you also have several options for extending the trips, since there are many more route options. The day stages here are about 30 km with about 350 meters of altitude.

If you want to experience more spectacular nature to get closer to Jotunheimen, you should choose the northern part, where the distance is between 50 and 60 km with up to 1000 meters per day.

Is it possible to rent a bike to Mjølkevegen and Tour de Dovre

Yes, it is possible. All the bikes we rent out are mountain bikes with front dampers hat are well adapted to the gravel roads you will be riding on. You can choose between a regular bike or an electric bike. If you want to cycle Mjølkevegen Nord, it is only possible to rent an electric bicycle. Helmet and repair kit are included in the rent. When you have arrived at your last accommodation, we will take care of 

 

Which bike do you recommend on Mjølkevegen?

The roads along Mjølkevegen and Tour de Dovre mainly consist of gravel roads with some sections of path and asphalt. We recommend a so-called hardtail, ie a mountain bike with a front damper. We recommend tires with a little width and good studs. Electric bike is incredibly nice to ride Mjølkevegen with, then you get enough energy to enjoy the ride, and the nice surroundings around you.

 

What do I do with my luggage when I'm cycling?

We take care of your luggage between accommodations so you can enjoy the trip with a light backpack. We offer luggage transport between the following places: Tour de Dovre (all accommodations), from Lemonsjøen to Bygdin, Bygdin to Tyinholmen, Tyinholmen – Beitostølen, to Syndingstøga, Gomobu and Kamben.

How do I get to the starting point of Mjølkevegen?

We select the coziest high mountain hotels as accommodation for you on your trip. Here are the local owners who still work in the kitchen, serve good local food and are happy to come to the table to have a chat with you. Comfortable facilities and facilities for cycling guests are another important part of the service. We always reserve rooms with a private bathroom, but it may occur in high season that you have to use a shared bathroom. Therefore, it is advisable to book as early as possible.

 

Where do I spend the night along Mjølkevegen?

We select the coziest high mountain hotels as accommodation for you on your trip. Here are the local owners who still work in the kitchen, serve good local food and are happy to come to the table to have a chat with you. Comfortable facilities and facilities for cycling guests are another important part of the service. We always reserve rooms with a private bathroom, but it may occur in high season that you have to use a shared bathroom. Therefore, it is advisable to book as early as possible.

Can we take children on the bike rides?

Yes, as long as they can cover the distances mentioned, you can take older children on trips.

Our Cycling tours

Mjølkevegen

Tour de Dovre