Biking the Romantic Road

Green Route:

Distance: 16,4 km one way

Surface: Asphalt

Elevation: 50 m (one way)

Highest top: 30 m

Tunnels: Two with no lights (300 m + 850 m)

Yellow Route:

Distance: 30 km one way

Surface: Asphalt

Elevation: 175 m (one way)

Highest top: 50 m

Tunnels: Three with no lights (300 m + 850 m + 350 m)

Red Route:

Distance: 78 km round-trip

Surface: Asphalt + ferry

Elevation: 1160 m

Highest top: 320 m

Tunnels: Three with no lights (300 m + 850 m + 350 m) and four with lights (650 m + 500 m + 550 m + 1,2 km (can be passed along a paved road on the outside)

Ferry: Check out the schedule and prices at:

Good reasons to bike the Romantic Road:

  • Experience fresh fjord air combined with a cultural and active experience!

  • Low car traffic compared to other roads in Norway (the main traffic goes along Fv. 55)

  • Different route alternatives to fit your biking level

  • Experience some of Norway’s most popular attractions along the way!

Good to know:

  • The Romantic Road is a shared road with other traffic – here are some tips while on the road:

    • Always bike on the far right side of the road – consider to stop when meeting traffic in tight areas and in tunnels.

    • Bike in a straight line and not side-by-side

    • Pay attention to the traffic, respect the traffic rules and wear a helmet

  • Rent equipment and enjoy the road on your own, or join a tour with a local guide. Book your guided tour here

  • All rental bikes in Skjolden have lights to make it safe through the dark tunnels. Rent your bike here.

  • Bring with you enough food and water on your journey and dress accordingly to the weather conditions (hats & mittens on cold days are recommended).

  • Read more about the Lustrafjord and the Sognefjord region at

Useful links:

Information about the region:

Information about Skjolden and webcamera:

Accommodation in Skjolden: , , ,

Accommodation in the Lustrafjord: , , , ,  Døsen gard , ,

Along the Romantic Road:

RIB-tours, bicycle rental, SUP-rental:

Ferry: Urnes – Solvorn:

Sørheim juice village:

Feigesagi Cafè:

Urnes farm, cafè and deer farm:

UNESCO Urnes stave church:



Lustrabui bakery:


Kayak tours:

Jostedal Glacier: