Route 5

The Medieval Valley and Mjølkevegen: Larvik – Kongsberg – Gol – Vinstra: The southern part of this route cuts through a sparsely populated area between the counties of Telemark and Viken. You may bump into more red squirrels than people as you cycle along beautiful forest roads with lakes dotted along. The first time I cycled in Middelalderdalen (Middle ages valley) I couldn’t believe it wasn’t a national park. In any other European country, it would be, but in Norway, it’s just another valley with untouched lakes and rivers to camp by…

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