Wander or bike along the St. Olavsleden through Sweden and Norway is one of the most beautiful pilgrim experiences that Europe has to offer. In addition to magnificent scenery you will encounter traces of a millennial history and get a chance to rest, reflection and peace of mind.

Biking is a popular and pleasant way to experience the St. Olavsleden trail a little faster. You can bike many parts of the trail with a normal bike (although a road bike isn’t recommended) as the trail goes along tarmac and gravel roads. In some places the cycle path takes an alternative route though. The trail map indicates where the cycle path differs from the normal hiking trail, however this is not yet marked along the trail itself. If you don’t have your own bike, you can rent either an electric bike or a 7-gear bike. If you only want to bike one section of the trail, you can take the bike with you on the train that follows the trail.

Join the Facebook group “hiking along the St.Olavsleden trail”

This group is for anyone interested in St. Olavsleden, for those who would like to share their experiences and pictures, or for hikers that would like to plan a trip, ask questions and get advise from others etc.

Discover St. Olavsleden by bike.

Experience the pilgrim route St. Olavsleden by bike, from Selånger to Trondheim, 11 days days with guide, read the program from 2016 here.

Pilgrim stories

Bill and Julie along St. Olavsleden

“Cycling St. Olavsleden was on our bucket list”

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We are Bill and Julie Mackie from Salt Lake City, United States. We chose to cycle St. Olavsleden because we didn’t have very long – and riding a bike goes…


“We cycled the entire St. Olavsleden trail”

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Carola Lidström and Tomas Johansson from Sundsvall, Sweden have cycled the St. Olavsleden trail last summer. They kept a diary during their trip. Here you can read a short excerpt. “We…