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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Pilgrim Stories

Meet pilgrims from all over the world and read about their experience from St. Olavsleden.
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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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Information regarding the Corona virus

Covid-19 is spreading across Europe and the world – Sweden and Norway are not spared. What it will look like this summer when the pilgrim season is under way is not predictable. We therefore encourage those of you who intend to hike or bike St. Olavsleden to comply with the Swedish and Norwegian restrictions regarding traveling to and from these countries, as well as the restrictions that exist in your home country. From that you can make the decision whether or not it is appropriate to undertake your pilgrimage. At the moment, the border between Sweden and Norway is closed and you will not be able to cross it on the trail.

Follow these pages for Sweden:
www.government.se
www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se
www.krisinformation.se/en

Follow this page for Norway:
www.regjeringen.no
www.fhi.no/en/
www.pilegrimsleden.no
www.helsenorge.no

Information regarding the Corona virus

Covid-19 is spreading across Europe and the world – Sweden and Norway are not spared. What it will look like this summer when the pilgrim season is under way is not predictable. We therefore encourage those of you who intend to hike or bike St. Olavsleden to comply with the Swedish and Norwegian restrictions regarding traveling to and from these countries, as well as the restrictions that exist in your home country. From that you can make the decision whether or not it is appropriate to undertake your pilgrimage. At the moment, the border between Sweden and Norway is closed and you will not be able to cross it on the trail.

Follow these pages for Sweden:
www.government.se
www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se
www.krisinformation.se/en

Follow this page for Norway:
www.regjeringen.no
www.fhi.no/en/
www.pilegrimsleden.no
www.helsenorge.no