Summer season 2018: 1.July-23.September

Finsehytta is a magnificent starting point for hikes going both southwards Hardangervidda, or further into beautifull Skarvheimen. The cabin is nicely located between  Hardangerjøkulen and Hallingskarvet. With the train stopping almost at our door, Finse is the place where you can enjoy cross country skiing almost to the end of May. In summertime you can enjoy trips on Rallarvegen, guided tours on the glacier, and hike from cabin to cabin. Finse is also an excellent base for daytrips in the areas near by. 

Closing date 2018

Finsehytta is closing sunday the 23rd of September. We had a wonderfull season, with a lot of guests. The cabin is closing at 12:00 the closing day.

Dates we remove the summer bridges:

Sandå and Ustekveikja ( towards Rembesdalen): 17/9

Styggelva towards Krækkja: 19/9

Finsedalen towards Geiterygghytta: 23/9 in the morning

Winter season 2018 is from 4th of March to 13th of May. Finse is covered with snow, and a perfect place to enjoy outdoor winter activities, or sit inside the warm cabin, and enjoy waffles and hot chockolate with a spectacular view to the glacier and surrounding mountains. For more information click here


Summer season 2018 is from 1st of July to 23rd of September. Finsehytta can be used as a base for daytrips in the area, or as a part of a cabin to cabin hike. You can attend guided tours to the glacier, go biking on the historical Rallarvegen, and take a swim in the refreshing (cold) lake.  For more information click here

Do you have any questions?

We made a list with the most common questions asked. If you do not find what you are looking for, please contact us by e-mail: finsehytta@turistforeningen.no

Take the train to Finse

Finse is located along the railroad between Bergen and Oslo. It takes about 10 minutes to walk from the train station to Finsehytta. It is not possible to drive by car or bus. If you are travelling by car you can park your car in Geilo (coming from east) or Voss (coming from west). The train station in Finse is not staffed, so you must buy train tickets online or onboard the train.

17th of May

In Finse we have a special celebration of the Norwegian independence day. National dresses (bunad), good food, good mood, and a big group of people skiing to the top of the glacier. This weekend it is reservations only.


10 years of Finseblues! Enjoy blues music, good company and fun at Finsehytta 29.06-01.07 2018. More information will come later. Reservations only.


In summer season you can experience the amazing views anlong the road build longside the railroad in the beginning of the 1900s. You can rent bikes at Finse 1222 or Haugastøl Bike Rent. Read more about the route here.   Info folder for printing you can find here.


The history of Finse is closely connected to the railroad and Rallarvegen. In summer season the Rallar-Museum is open for those who wish to learn more. A short summary of the history of Finsehytta and Finse you can find here

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