Hovden in Setesdal

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The water holds 30 °C

Hovden Waterpark & Spa is an eldorado for children as well as adults, with activities ranging from baby pool to water slide and hindrance river.

Hovden Waterpark & Spa

Hit the slopes

With its 34 pistes, nine lifts and a total of 42,5 kilometres of groomed descent, Hovden Alpinsenter offers a large variety of slopes.


Explore the trails

Hovden boasts 170 kilometres of cross-country trails which are daily groomed during the season.

Cross-country skiing

Climb the moutntains

Hovden has several step mountainsides, rising from the valley floor and easily accessible from the main road RV 9. A number of these are perfect for randonee skiing.

Randonee skiing

Dog sledding near Hovden

Experience nature in a new and exciting way. Learn how to manage your own dog sled team.

Dog sledding

Distances from:

GPS: 59.559679, 7.355776

Oslo – 277 km / 4 h drive
Drammen - 234 km / 3,5 h drive
Larvik - 225 km / 3,5 h drive
Kristiansand – 213 km / 3 h drive
Stavanger (winter via Suldal) – 281 km / 4,5 h drive
Stavanger (summer via Suleskar) - 224 km / 3,5 h drive

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