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Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken

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Vidden In Early July

My husband & I (30 y/o) with intermediate hiking experience and his two sisters (mid 20s) hiked... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
abby l
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Houston, Texas
A great walk, can be done in both directions

Very beautiful, not very difficult but quite long 6 to 7 hours, between to the two summits, longer... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Blanka P
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Brussels, Belgium
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 June 2016

My gf and I are both young and fit, but found the reviews quite misleading and thought the trail was quite long and tiring, below is the route you need to take: (1) Take Funicular railway in city centre to Mt Floyen (2) Hike Vidden...More

21  Thank michaelmehmi1983
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Reviewed 21 July 2014

We went the longest trip from Mount Floyen to Ulriken. It was very hard with many ups and downs. There are very beutiful views on the way to Ulriken but as we were too tired after 5 hours of Vidden, we just wanted to get...More

4  Thank julia_DinamoRiga
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

My husband & I (30 y/o) with intermediate hiking experience and his two sisters (mid 20s) hiked this trail starting around 1030 am in early July. Weather was gorgeous; started with a light jacket and shorts but didnt need the jacket after the first hour....More

2  Thank abby l
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Very beautiful, not very difficult but quite long 6 to 7 hours, between to the two summits, longer if you skip the lifts and walk up and down.Tough walking the 650m up or down Ulriken. Well worth the effort. The weather can change quickly, be...More

1  Thank Blanka P
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Started on the moutain train to Floyen. Took about 2 minutes to get to the top at circa £5 each way. At the top there are stunning views of Bergen below. We wete lucky as it was a clear sunny day. The trail itself is...More

1  Thank DAVID P
Reviewed 10 August 2018

If you want a real rush, that is both a bit scary and at the same time a ultimate rush, i recomend Ulriken Zip line. The start is right behind the restaurant at the top of the mountain, and has 300 meters down to base....More

2  Thank RuneT193
Reviewed 9 August 2018

You not not have a huge backpack an five deays of time to experience the wolrd of Norwegioan Fjells. Just take thy cable car Ulriken and hike to Flyer (this directionrecommended. You just need good shoes, a certain fitness, something to drink and around 5...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We had read lots of information about this trail but were surprised at just how much of a challenge it was. It was pouring with rain but we wanted to make the most of the day so we hiked up Mt Ulriken (decided the cable...More

2  Thank AbiHoward
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

So we walked from the city Center, up through the houses until we hit the trail which is pretty even. No real obstacles and you can hike in shoes. Lovely view of Bergen and the surrounding area. No need to spend 100 NOK to take...More

2  Thank Kyle C
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We did well within time but uneven ground so be careful. But v rewarding. Pick up lunch before you go. many good places to stop

1  Thank Pete7480
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The trail is pretty well marked. It took my family 5 hours to do this hike. We're a family of four with a 10 yr old and an 8 yr old. We hike some, so we are in "moderate" shape. Many people in better shape...More

5  Thank juliejames227
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

A must-do if you like hiking and want to see some beautiful scenery. It took 4 hours of walking and a few breaks, in total 5 hours. I would recommend going from Ulriken to Floyen as you will finish the hike in the center of...More

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Richie R
1 November 2018|
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Response from RuneT193 | Reviewed this property |
Hello and welcome to Bergen. Regarding your question about mt Fløyen and mt Ulriken. First of all you must have good shoes (water resistant), and clothes that can keep you dry and warm. But since you are used to hiking, you... More
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kelsaroni
4 April 2018|
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Another question, is the hike between Floyen and Ulriken 5 hours, or does the 5 hours include the hike up from bergen as well? If I were to hike from bergen to Ulriken, how long is that? Im trying to find information online... More
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Sue G
18 March 2018|
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Response from JanSmithSchneider | Reviewed this property |
Hei Sue, well depends on how much time you have... Driving with a rented car is awesome, with all the nature and areas you would pass... it take 8 hours just driving without stops... train (bergensbanen) is nice aswell... More
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