It takes about four weeks to walk the entire trail – from Selånger to Trondheim – depending on your pace and type of hiking. Some pilgrims just walk certain parts of the trail; others walk and take the train, or combine walking and cycling. It is all up to you! Further down on this page you can see a digital, clickable and ‘zoomable’ map, including accommodation. You can also download the map and a list of accomodations along the St.Olavsleden trail.
Welcome to join the Facebook group
“Hiking along the St.Olavsleden trail” is an open group where your posts can be seen by all Facebook users. 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. In this group we can inspire and support each other. Post in whatever language works best for you.
Ways to travel along the trail
When you think of a pilgrim journey, the most common way to travel is by foot, the calm passage that gives you time to reflect and find yourself. Find out more about other ways to travel along the St. Olavsleden trail, by bike, horse ridning and running.
Taking the train or bus
If you don’t want to walk the entire trail, only certain sections, it’s simple as local trains go along the trail almost all the way to Trondheim. You can simply take the train and get on or off at whichever station suits you along the trail. You can find more information at Norrtåg and you can book at SJ. In some places, it works better with the bus rather than train. Check with the local tourist information office, or see the Getting there and away section here.
Many parts of the trail go along normal roads, tarmac and gravel roads. This is good to know if you are unable to discover the trail by other means.
Click on the map for more information
This is a digital, clickable and ‘zoomable’ map, including accommodation. Click on each icon and find out more what that accommodation offers. You can also download the map and a list of accomodations along the St.Olavsleden trail:
This is Barbara Goode from Chicago who walks St. Olavsleden for the second time. This year she brought her great niece along for the trip.
Follow Putte, the project runner of St. Olavsleden. He visits and gives you a lesson in the most historical points along the path. Enjoy!
Hiking for the first time or just in need for some inspiration? Here are Angeliqa Mejstedts top three tips for hikers. Visit her blog “Vandringsloggen” (swedish) for more.
Share your favourite hiking pictures for a chance to win a pilgrim package worth more than 1 500 SEK. Share your pictures on Instagram and/or the Facebook group Hiking along…