Storevarden on Nerlandsøy


The trail at a glance

This easy hike offers a spectacular view from the hilltop. From here, you can see Runde Island, Ålesund, the Sunnmørsalpane mountain range, and other small islands of the region. The trail is well marked including reflective trail markers which make it possible to enjoy the hike in winter with a head torch. Enjoy!

Route description

Start walking from the Joker store on Nerlandsøya Island. Follow FV5880 in the direction of Kvalsvik. After about 600 m, turn left and walk through the residential area. You will come across a gate after about 100 m. From there, follow the waymarks until you reach Storevarden. You will find several picnic areas with tables along the way. Take a break and enjoy the fantastic view of Sunnmørsalpane. From the hilltop, you will get an amazing view over the islands and Sunnmørsalpane.

Tilkomst og parkering

Follow FV654 until you reach Fosnavåg and take FV5878 towards Nerlandsøy from there. Once you are over the Nerlandsøy Bridge, turn right at the junction. Park your car by the Joker store in the village. Follow the signs along Teigevegen Road (FV5880 towards Kvalsvik).
Hiking route
3,56 km one way
426 m
3 t
Winter, Spring, Summer, Autumn
Highest Point
427 masl
Both signed and marked

Map route

Surface type Distance
Grus 2
Sti 1,5

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