Norway

Raid Norway

25th - 30th julio 2017

  • Start Location MOLDE
  • End Location OSLO
  • Av. Daily Distance 145 KM
  • Av. Daily Elevation 2,500 M
  • Days 5
  • Difficulty
Reconnect with your love for the bike and exploration

The vast, rugged landscapes of Norway offer some of the most magical experiences for exploration by bicycle. Crest incredible climbs and descend into fjords. Find out what makes this country so special with this brand new itinerary. A 4-day RCC edition of this ride will also be available, and this itinerary is available as a Bespoke departure for your group of friends in early August.

Single occupancy — €3.000 per person
Double occupancy — €2.500 per person

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Who is it for?

Reconnect with your love for the bike and exploration. Raids are designed for independent riders with a thirst for going off the beaten track, and exploring lesser-known but nonetheless spectacular destinations and roads. You’ll still have access to a Rapha guide, full mechanical and logistical support, but the emphasis is on self-sufficiency, creating an adventure through wild and unspoilt landscapes. Each night we’ll greet you with hearty food and charming, rustic accommodation, to prepare you for another day’s exploring. It is cycling taken back to the essentials: a bike, a fantastic route to ride, and the self-imposed challenges that brings.

How Hard is it?

Because of the emphasis on challenging terrain and self-sufficiency, Raids suit the more confident, athletic rider, or groups of friends who may already have done a multi-day trip and want to challenge themselves further.

All Raids include

  • Some meals included
  • On-road food

Double occupancy as standard

All trips include

  • Expert planning and guide support from guides and vehicles
  • Pre-trip discounts on Rapha apparel
  • Unique routes
  • Top-level mechanics

Flights, bike hire and travel insurance are not included

Day Distance Climbing
Arrival Day Flights to Oslo and self-transfer to Molde
Day 1 Molde - Norddal
Day 2 Norddal - Lom
Day 3 Lom - Beitostølen
Day 4 Beitostølen - Bjørneparken Flå
Day 5 Bjørneparken Flå - Oslo

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Arrival Day

Flights to Oslo and self-transfer to Molde

This nights accommodation are included in your itinerary. For the more adventurous a train from Oslo to Andalsnes could begin your Norwegian experience.

Day 1

Molde - Norddal

The adventure begins today from Molde with incredible roads, fjords and the climb of Trollstigen. Enjoy the switchbacks before you reach the visitor centre at the summit. Our day finishes with a short ferry journey into Norddal and our guest house - Petrines Gjestgiveri

Day 2

Norddal - Lom

A group of RCC riders headed to Norway in the summer of 2016 - read more about the experience - http://pages.rapha.cc/feature/aandalsnes-to-oslo

Day 3

Lom - Beitostølen

Today we cross the highlands of Norway and the Jotunheimen national park. Plenty of gravel roads today - 28c tyres at the ready!

Day 4

Beitostølen - Bjørneparken Flå

The adventure continues across mountains as we make our way south

Day 5

Bjørneparken Flå - Oslo

The final day of riding takes us to Oslo, certainly off the beaten track! We'll take the old King's Road before arriving at Sørensen Sykler, a great bike shop in Oslo, where you'll be able to shower and pack your bicycle. Rapha Travel can provide Oslo hotel recommendations but tonights accommodation is not included in your itinerary.

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Customer Testimonials

Hotels were all fantastic, great variety of places, all of which were comfortable.

— Raid Utah, 2016

FAQ

Am I strong enough for the trip?

All our trips are physically demanding, but some are harder than others. Raids are among the toughest with roads and terrain off the beaten track and Retreats are among the most relaxing. Our guides and mechanics will support every rider to go beyond their usual level of riding. Each individual trip is rated for difficulty.

Can I make a group booking?

Yes – family members, colleagues or friends usually find that embarking on a group adventure makes it even more fun and rewarding. However, trip places are limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Raids provide a true opportunity to ride together and build a camaraderie richly rewarded.

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