Aursjovegen Mountain Road will take your breath away
Aursjøvegen Mountain Road is a very scenic drive located in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It’s mostly a rough gravel road with hairpin turns, narrow tunnels and breathtaking scenery. If you’re scared of heights, better avoid it.
How long is Aursjøvegen Road?
The toll road is mostly unpaved. It’s 59.8 km (37.15 miles) long, running north-south from Sunndalsøra to the paved Fylkesveg 191 (Fv191) road, near Eikesdalen.
When was Aursjøvegen Mountain Road built?
The road was built between 1947 and 1950, during the development of Aura power plant.
Is Aursjøvegen Road open?
Running through mountains and wild valleys, the road (Aursjø Road) tops out at 947m (3,106ft) above the sea level at Brønnhøbrøstet- Brønnhø-brøstet. It’s open from the beginning of June to the first snowfall in October/November.
Is Aursjøvegen Road suitable for caravans?
The drive comprises many 180-degree hairpin turns and dramatic nature that might take your breath away. It is particularly well suited for motorcycles and SUVs, and of course passenger cars. The road is not recommended for caravans or larger motorhome due to both narrow parts and winding tunnels. Buses are forbidden. Close to the highest point of the road you will find potholes. One of the most defiant parts of the drive is a round unlit tunnel in Finnsetlia, going in a circle inside the mountain. The road may close in the event of rainfall and has a high risk of landslides. It’s very narrow in parts, with dangerous drop offs, hundreds of meters of cliff below you.
Road suggested by: Glenn Fant