Experience Setesdal on bicycle! On and off the road, from the youngest ones to professionals. National Bicycle Route No. 3 runs through Setesdal, all the way from Kristiansand to Haukeli.
And why not try downhill biking at the Hovden Alpine Centre?
You may purchase a fishing card for the Otra river or for the various mountain lakes.
Fishing cards for sale at the tourist information offices in Setesdal. Also available via SMS.
Keen on rafting? Visit Evje!
Family rafting is adapted for families with children. However, you may also seek a more challenging river adventure. Experienced instructors and first-class equipment ensure a thrilling, but safe journey downstream.
Now you have the opportunity not only to see, but also to meet the king of the forest. Visit the elk park Elgtun at the Landeskogen Peace Center in Bygland.
Valle in Setesdal boasts more than 200 climbing routes! Solid granite provides excellent friction, and several routes have recently been restored with bolts of refined steel.
In Evje there is a climbing park where both children and adults may explore this exciting activity, with courses varying in height between 1 and 8 metres.
Setesdal has long traditions within the silversmith's craft, folk music and production of the bunad, the Norwegian national costume. These traditions are especially evident in Valle. This summer, the annual Setesdal folk music contest takes place July 27th - 28th in Rysstad. If you want a first-hand experience of our best local traditions, this is the place to be.
Are you making plans for summer or autumn hikes in the mountains? In Setesdal you will find hiking terrain for every age group and interest, whether you prefer going for the summits or taking a stroll in the lowlands.Some of the trails are also accessible for prams and wheelchairs.The Norwegian Trekking Association has several cabins in Setesdal.