Welcome to Hovden

Southern Norway biggest mountain destination

Hovden is located in upper Setesdal  and is the largest ski destination in the southern part of Norway. The area offers great opportunities for enjoying life in the mountains. Whether you are northbound for the fjord country or southbound for the coast, you will find many good reasons for making a stop here.

In the Hovden area there are many fishing lakes and hiking trails. For families the local summit hikes are very popular. On warm summer days we recommend a visit to the Hegni recreation area. This is an excellent starting point for a fishing trip, for a hike or for bicycle trips. You may also relax on the beach or take a swim in the lake.

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Where to stay

Hovden has a wide selection of accommodation alternatives. Discover the hospitality and friendly atmosphere, and feel at home. Ranging from luxury lodges, camping cabins, resorts, high-end apartments, Hovden has plenty of options. Hovden hospitality and incredible views will make your stay even more memorable.

Experience Hovden in winter time

In Hovden, the winter season lasts from November to May. Hit the slopes in the region’s largest alpine centre, or explore our vast network of cross-country trails.

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