This trip takes you into Romeriksåsen and around idyllic Bjertnessjøen. Nice dirt roads at intersections in Nannestad. The hotels around Gardermoen are a good starting point for cycling in Nannestad. This easy round trip starts by cycling past the airport before heading west on foot- and cycle paths.

When you approach the center of Nannestad – which is called Teigebyen – the cycle path ends, but it is nice to cycle into the residential area and eventually on the walking path. In Teigebyen there are cafés and restaurants and the Nannestad village museum can also be visited here. The return journey goes through open agricultural landscape with farms on all sides. It goes up and down a bit on good dirt roads. At Nannestadveien there will be 1.5 km with some car traffic, before it is back on the pedestrian and cycle path.

Towards the end of the tour, it is recommended to park the bikes by the hiking trail just south of the airport and walk into the ravine landscape. This is a hiking trail that gradually descends all the way to the quiet river Sogna at the bottom of the valley. There are several rest areas on the trip and there is also a signposted path to the war memorial. Here in the valley floor, there is a calm of its own – even though you are close to the airport and hear the air traffic at regular intervals.

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Highlights

  • doneThe Ravine Valley Gardermoen
  • doneThe the quiet River Sogna
  • doneLunch in Teigebyen
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    Ullensaker Museum

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    Ullensaker Museum is located in Depot 148, a 19th century military building. The area has a central role in Norwegian military history. There is both a museum shop and a restaurant here.

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    Lunch in Teigebyen

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    When you get to Teigebyen, it's a good idea to stop for lunch. Here are several restaurants to choose from.

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    The Ravine Landscape

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    Just outside the airport area there is an interesting ravine landscape with some sections of old agricultural landscape. Very peaceful and beautiful!

Some practical tips

• Start/end point: Hotels around Oslo Airport Gardermoen
• Distance: 21 km cycling
• Time: approx. 2 hours round trip
• Total number of height meters: approx. 180
• Substrate: 70% asphalt, 30% gravel
• Grading: Simple
• Bike type: Hybrid suitable for gravel, gravel bikes, electric bikes
• Safety: Low-traffic minor roads, but approx. 1 km with more traffic
• Season: April - October

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