St. Olavsleden

FOLLOW ST. OLAVSLEDEN THROUGH A HISTORICAL LANDSCAPE FROM COAST TO COAST

St. Olavsleden is the northernmost pilgrim trail in the world. The trail is approximately 580 kilometers long and extends from the Baltic sea in the East to the Atlantic Ocean in the West, from Selånger in Sweden to Trondheim in Norway. The trail goes through large forests, over mountains, along lakes and past communities and historic sites. The roadbed varies from gravel road, asphalt and trails. 

St. Olavsleden is the Scandinavian equivalent to the El Camino de Santiago de Compostela, the famous pilgrim route to Spain.

Map of St. Olavsleden

The story of St.Olavsleden

Follow a pilgrim in the footsteps of St. Olav through historical landscapes meanwhile you get to know the story of St. Olav and the reason for the pilgrim´s path existense.

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Pilgrimer vid Tännforsen

Pilgrim Stories

Meet pilgrims from all over the world and read about their experience from St. Olavsleden.
A woman by St Olavsleden signs

Maps

New improved, digital, clickable and zoomable maps where you also can see accommodation. Choose filters to show the information you are interested in.
A St Olavsleden sign hanging from a tree

Stages

Learn more about the places you will pass on your way from Selånger to Trondheim.
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Guidebook

Get a St. Olavsleden guidebook to help your planning. Available in four languages in our shop.
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Accommodation

 Many accommodations are small and are easily fully booked, so book in advance.

Package tour St Olavsleden

Package Tours

For you who want to experience St. Olavsleden without having to plan it all yourself.

Join the community

Welcome to join our facebookgroup “Hiking along St. Olavsleden”! Meet experienced pilgrims as well as beginners who wants to talk hiking, biking and riding along the trail. Ask questions to others and share your own experiences.

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Update regarding the Corona virus and rules upon entry into Norway

Friday the 9th of Juli 2021:

If you live in the EEA / Schengen and have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or recovered from Covid-19 in the last six months, you can now travel to Norway if you can document this in a safe and verifiable way-

Currently, you must present a COVID-19 certificate (Norwegian, Danish, Swedish or EU digital COVID certificate) with a QR code which is considered to be a secure and of proving vaccination or previous illness. You can also travel into Norway without being in quarantine if you live in a “green” region or country. For this to apply, you must have been in the “green” region for 10 days before entering Norway. You must prepare to show your travel documents to the Norwegian border police.

At the time of writing this, not all cross boarders are open, and visitors and travelers of St. Olavsleden are only allowed to enter Norway where documents can be verified by Norwegian authorities – therefore the border between Sweden and Norway at Skalstugevägen is closed. Read more about open border crossings with test stations here: www.helsedirektoratet.no/tema/beredskap-og-krisehandtering/koronavirus/apne-grenseoverganger-med-teststasjoner?fbclid=IwAR1xllNmi9HeLsSCjHa_wy9kkb6xtKcR_SWm9xr8Kfwp0g3xFZ-_bVuLN3g

Please note that rules and regulations regarding coronavirus and travels can be changed frequently and at a short notice, both at national and local level. Remember that a great responsibility lies with you as an individual traveler. Every traveler should stay well informed about the entry regulations that apply to the destination.

You will find health advice and other relevant information here:
www.helsenorge.no/en/coronavirus
www.visitnorway.com
www.visitnorway.com/plan-your-trip/coronavirus-and-travelling-to-norway/?lang=uk
www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se
www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se/the-public-health-agency-of-sweden/communicable-disease-control/covid-19/if-you-are-planning-to-travel/
www.krisinformation.se/en

Update regarding the Corona virus and rules upon entry into Norway

Friday the 9th of Juli 2021:

If you live in the EEA / Schengen and have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or recovered from Covid-19 in the last six months, you can now travel to Norway if you can document this in a safe and verifiable way-

Currently, you must present a COVID-19 certificate (Norwegian, Danish, Swedish or EU digital COVID certificate) with a QR code which is considered to be a secure and of proving vaccination or previous illness. You can also travel into Norway without being in quarantine if you live in a “green” region or country. For this to apply, you must have been in the “green” region for 10 days before entering Norway. You must prepare to show your travel documents to the Norwegian border police.

At the time of writing this, not all cross boarders are open, and visitors and travelers of St. Olavsleden are only allowed to enter Norway where documents can be verified by Norwegian authorities – therefore the border between Sweden and Norway at Skalstugevägen is closed. Read more about open border crossings with test stations here: www.helsedirektoratet.no/tema/beredskap-og-krisehandtering/koronavirus/apne-grenseoverganger-med-teststasjoner?fbclid=IwAR1xllNmi9HeLsSCjHa_wy9kkb6xtKcR_SWm9xr8Kfwp0g3xFZ-_bVuLN3g

Please note that rules and regulations regarding coronavirus and travels can be changed frequently and at a short notice, both at national and local level. Remember that a great responsibility lies with you as an individual traveler. Every traveler should stay well informed about the entry regulations that apply to the destination.

You will find health advice and other relevant information here:
www.helsenorge.no/en/coronavirus
www.visitnorway.com
www.visitnorway.com/plan-your-trip/coronavirus-and-travelling-to-norway/?lang=uk
www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se
www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se/the-public-health-agency-of-sweden/communicable-disease-control/covid-19/if-you-are-planning-to-travel/
www.krisinformation.se/en