Gammelveien

The"Gammelveien" ("Old Way") is a hiking path around the mountain Salen. It was the only way into town in earlier days. Today it invites you to explore Hammerfest and its stunning surroundings. The start is in the street Gammelveien in the city centre. The trail continues towards Storsvingen, the only road into town, which offers a view to the islands and towards the open Barents Sea. It continues via the Jansvannskogen, Hammerfests only forest up to the viewpoint Salen. The Zigzag Path leads back to the centre.

Here you can order your own guided hiking tour along the Gammelveien.

For further information about hiking around Hammerfest feel free to visit the tourist information in the town centre.

Address

  • Street: Gammelveien
  • Postcode: 9600
  • Place: Hammerfest

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