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Geiranger to Trollstigen

Geiranger - Eidsdal - Valldal - Åndalsnes

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Geiranger to Trollstigen ACTIVATE MAP Stages3 km89 h/stage0.6

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Road Trip Costs

How much does it cost to go on a Geiranger to Trollstigen in Norway?

Economy
Low budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 126EUR drive & more 13EUR sleep & more 110EUR eat & more 96EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 219EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 345EUR
Standard
Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 180EUR drive & more 13EUR sleep & more 176EUR eat & more 144EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 333EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 513EUR
Premium
High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 225EUR drive & more 25EUR sleep & more 242EUR eat & more 192EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 459EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 684EUR
Camper
On the road in RV, overnight at camp grounds with self-catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 225EUR drive & more 25EUR sleep & more 55EUR eat & more 96EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 176EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 401EUR
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Geiranger to Trollstigen Itinerary

Experience the stunning road trip from Geiranger to Åndalsnes, a journey of 89 km through the beautiful Norwegian countryside. Taking you through the towns of Eidsdal and Valldal, you can admire the majestic mountains and lush valleys as you make your way through this picturesque landscape. The best time to make this trip is during the summer when the days are longest and the roads are in excellent condition. Along the route, you will find the Geirangerfjord, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as the iconic Trollstigen, a steep mountain road with numerous hairpin bends. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy the magnificent views of the surrounding mountains, valleys and fjords. Although the roads are generally in good condition, some sections can be narrow and winding, so it is important to be aware of these before embarking on your journey. It is also possible that some sections may be closed due to bad weather conditions, so please check before setting off. This road trip is suitable for all drivers, and provides a truly unique experience that will create wonderful memories. Although it can be done on a budget, it is best enjoyed with a higher budget. So, pack your bags and get ready to explore the beauty of Norway!
number of days 1 number of days
route length 89 km route length
budget extreme budget
good for family good for
traffic direction on the right traffic direction
accident level low accident level

START Geiranger

Distance 89 km Driving time 1.8 h Pace: modest 23.1 kWh Airports AES
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Geiranger is a picturesque village nestled in the heart of Norway's majestic fjords. It is the starting point of the popular Geiranger to Trollstigen road trip, a journey through some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. The village itself is a sight to behold, with its colorful wooden houses set against the backdrop of snow-capped mountains and lush green valleys. It is the perfect starting point for the road trip and offers plenty of attractions and activities to do while you're there. One of the most popular sights in Geiranger is the Seven Sisters waterfall, a spectacular seven-tiered cascade that cascades down the mountainside. The view of the waterfall from the viewpoint is breathtaking and is a must-see for any traveler. Other attractions include the Geiranger Fjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Flydalsjuvet Viewpoint, which offers breathtaking views of the fjord and surrounding mountains. For those traveling by air, the closest international airport is Ålesund Airport (AES). Car rentals are available at the airport, making it a breeze to start your Geiranger to Trollstigen road trip. Geiranger is a beautiful and unique destination, and the perfect starting point for a road trip through Norway's stunning fjords. From the breathtaking Seven Sisters waterfall to the stunning views of the fjord at the Flydalsjuvet Viewpoint, there is something for everyone to enjoy in Geiranger.

1 Geiranger - Eidsdal

Distance 25 km Driving time 0.5 h Pace: modest 6.6 kWh View map Itinerary
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Embark on a mesmerizing road trip from Geiranger to Eidsdal, a 25 km journey with a driving time of less than an hour. Along the way, you will be mesmerized by the picturesque landscapes, the scenic road and the UNESCO Heritage sites. Be aware that some sections of the route may be closed seasonally and there will be steep ramps. In some sections, the road is very winding and in others, the road will be narrow. Enjoy the breathtaking views, the beautiful fjords and the rustic villages. Don’t forget to take a few pictures of the magnificent mountains and the beautiful waterfalls. Don’t forget to take a few stops along the way to explore the area and take in the stunning views. For more information regarding attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, please refer to the "Itinerary" of this stage.

2 Eidsdal - Valldal

Distance 7 km Driving time 0.2 h Pace: slow 1.7 kWh View map Itinerary
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Take a 7km journey from Eidsdal to Valldal and discover the beauty of Norway! This drive will take you less than an hour, and you will be rewarded with stunning views of the countryside. As you drive, take note of the winding roads and the seasonal closures in some areas. You will also have to take a ferry crossing, so make sure to plan accordingly. Along the way, you can visit the Valldalen Valley, a stunning valley with a variety of activities available, and the Eidsdalen Valley, with its beautiful fjords. You can also visit the Geirangerfjord, one of Norway's most beautiful fjords, and the nearby Seven Sisters waterfall. Enjoy the scenic roads and take in the breathtaking views of the Norwegian landscape. For more information about attractions, accommodation, restaurants and campsites along the route, check out the detailed itinerary for this stage.

3 Valldal - Trollstigen - Åndalsnes

Distance 56 km Driving time 1.0 h Pace: modest 14.6 kWh View map Itinerary
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Embark on an unforgettable journey from Valldal to Åndalsnes, through the majestic Trollstigen! This 56 km drive, which should take fewer than one hour, will take you through some of Norway's most beautiful landscapes. You'll be greeted with picturesque views, winding roads, steep ramps, and narrow sections. You'll also find some sections of the route closed seasonally, so be sure to check in advance. As you make your way through this stage of the tour, take in the sights and sounds of the majestic Trollstigen, and don't forget to take some photos! For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, be sure to check the "Itinerary" of this stage. Get ready for an incredible journey!

  Åndalsnes

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Åndalsnes is a small town located on the Romsdalsfjord, in Norway. It is the perfect ending point for the famous road trip from Geiranger to Trollstigen. This drive is one of the most scenic routes in Norway, with stunning views of the fjords and mountains. In Åndalsnes, the main attraction is the Romsdal Museum. It offers a wide variety of exhibitions, such as the Viking Age, the salmon industry, and the history of the town. The museum also hosts activities and events, such as concerts and guided walks. There are also several other sights to visit in Åndalsnes, such as the historic Romsdalsfjord, the Romsdalsfjellet mountain range, and the old fortress of Rauma. For those traveling by car, the closest international airport is Ålesund Airport (AES). From here, you can take the E39 highway to Åndalsnes. The drive is about 90 minutes and offers stunning views of the Norwegian coastline. The town of Åndalsnes is a great ending point for the Geiranger to Trollstigen road trip. With its stunning scenery and cultural attractions, Åndalsnes is the perfect place to relax and take in the beauty of Norway.

Geiranger to Trollstigen at a glance

We hope that our itinerary idea has inspired you.
It is a ready-made opportunity that can be conveniently expanded into a longer road trip – the sky is the limit.
If car travel is a travel option you prefer, there are a number of essential traffic regulations to follow and a list of elements to be mindful of to turn your journey into pleasure. These tips will also become useful for holidayers who opt for car hire or camper rental in Norway.
When you’re sightseeing around Norway, you should kept in mind the local traffic rules. Alcohol is best to be avoided at any cost when Norway is your holiday destination. Travellers should remember that the permitted consumption limit is low and cannot exceed 0.2‰. In order to avoid speeding offence, it is best to never exceed 50km/h, which is the maximum allowed speed when travelling around the build-up areas. In non-build-up areas, holidaymakers can travel at the maximum speed of 80km/h. On motorways, avoid driving faster than the maximum speed of 100km/h. In order to stay safe, it is best to drive with your headlights on at daytime and equip your car with a fire extinguisher and first aid kit.
But what are the costs of the whole trip. The budget option of your choice determines the amount of money that you have to pay during the whole undertaking. Below, you will find the budget possibilities.
If you’d like to benefit from the budget option to cover the planned 4 stages across Norway, it can cost approximately 13 EUR. Holidaymakers will have to spend the average of up to 110 EUR on budget accommodation options. Tourists who go for this option will spend approximately 96 EUR on restaurants and food. Travellers will have to pay about 126 EUR if they opt for the cheapest rental car option as well. Thus, going for vehicle rental will increase the costs of the road trip from approximately 219 EUR to around 345 EUR.
Travellers who seek greater comfort and the standard option will pay approximately 13 EUR for the fuel needed to cover the itinerary. Cost amounting to 176 EUR can be expected by all travellers who are considering standard overnight stays. Drivers may expect that the standard option in terms of restaurants and food will cost approximately 144 EUR. If you are planning on hiring a car, a standard one costs about 180 EUR. Drivers who would like to rent a car will pay more or less 513 EUR for the whole tour, whereas those who are not interested in car hire will spend about 333 EUR.
Drivers who would like to take advantage of the highest level of comfort will be pleased with the premium option. When it comes to this offer, the estimated cost of the road trip will total roughly 684 EUR for holidaymakers who are considering car rental and 333 EUR for those who do not need a hire car. Travellers who would like to cover the tour in a premium rental vehicle should expect a cost of approximately 225 EUR. In the premium version of the tour, you have to spend the maximum of 25 EUR on the gasoline needed to cover the tour. You should expect to pay roughly 192 EUR for restaurants and food and roughly 242 EUR for hotels if you are searching for the top standard of services during your itinerary.
Our trip will also cater to the needs of all camper fans. You have to pay around 225 EUR for the service of camper hire. Fuel costs when travelling in a camper should amount to around 25 EUR. You should expect to pay more or less 96 EUR for expenses connected with food and approximately 55 EUR for accommodation if you are searching for camper hire.
The Road Trip Costs section shows all the mentioned details in a simple manner.
There are numerous picturesque road adventures that are available on our website if you’d like to see other of our road trip options. Even the most demanding of holidayers will definitely be taken aback by the great versatility of road trips available on our website.

Facts for safer driving in Norway

drink drive limit drink drive limit 0.2
max speed urban max speed urban 50 km/h
max speed rural max speed rural 80 km/h
max speed highway max speed highway 100 km/h
headlights at daytime headlights at daytime on
fire extinguisher fire extinguisher no
tolls tolls yes
seat belts seat belts yes

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