Stalheimskleiva Vegen, NorwayAugust 5, 2021 in Norway ⋅ ⛅ 19 °C
the stalheimskleiva is a spectacular 1.5 km long road that meanders down the steep mountain from the hotel stalheim with 13 hairpin bends.
it offers a fantastic view of the nærøydalen valley, which was (together with the Nærøyfjord) added to the UNESCO world heritage list in 2004. at the moment the road is closed because a sepentine broke off and is being repaired. so you have to walk - although it is also forbidden for pedestrians, it is possible with a little bit of climbing... . when it was still open to traffic, it was a one-way street that could only be traveled from top to bottom. stahlheimskleiva is one of the steepest roads in northern europe and has a gradient of 20%. on the way you have great views of the 126 meter high stalheim and the 142 meter high sivle waterfalls.Read more