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.
Hovden boasts 180 kilometres of cross-country trails which are daily groomed during the season. From sheltered trails in the forest to the open country, you are guaranteed to find your favourite. The Hovden Alpine Centre has slopes for every skill level, and some of them are floodlit during evening skiing. The Hovden Aqualand is a paradise for children of all ages the whole year.

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 the summer in Hovden

Fishing, hiking, swimming, reaching new summits? Sightseeing? Culture?
Whatever you prefer, there are many good reasons for making a stop in Hovden.

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