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Røyken hike

The Røyken hike at Andøya is quite easy, suits most people and give you a nice view.
Difficulty Level: Easy
Røyken hike. Photo: @irina_r900
Place: Andøya
Duration: 3 hours
Distance: 4 km
Height: 435 masl
Dog: Yes

About the røyken hike

The Røyken hike begins a short distance from the town center and features a relatively gentle and consistent ascent to the summit. Along the way, there’s also the option to divert towards Andhauget, another peak that adds an extra dimension to the experience.

As you make your way to the top, you’ll be treated to panoramic views overlooking the stunning Bleik and Andenes, along with the surrounding beaches. These impressive vistas provide a unique opportunity to admire the coastal scenery and landscape.

This hike is perfect for those who are in the vicinity and looking to spend some time in nature. It doesn’t demand too much energy, making it accessible to a wide range of hikers. Nevertheless, it offers the benefits of fresh air and a moderately increased heart rate. It’s an excellent way to combine relaxation and exercise in the midst of beautiful surroundings.


While the maps are based on real GPS tracks, please note that their primary purpose is to provide a starting point and approximate route for the trip, rather than precise positioning. The accuracy of maps and GPS may also vary slightly.

You are always responsible for making your own judgments when venturing into the mountains, taking the current conditions into account. It’s crucial to ensure you have appropriate footwear for the conditions and that you bring an adequate supply of food and water for your journey.

It is also important to check the local weather forecast in advance.

Trail from previous hike

Pictures from the hike

Instagram photo: @irina_r900