Trollstigen Road (route 63) is closed during the winter due to the snow conditions. It will remain closed until late spring. For updated information about route 63 look at the Statens vegvesen webpage.
Trollstigen Road was opened in 1936. The old historical path, Kløvstien, and finally the road has been an important trade route, connecting the south west and the northern part of the region. The construction of the road was a huge step forward, allowing people on the other side of the mountain to use vehicles to get to Åndalsnes – an important marketplace for traders, farmers and textile industry for centuries.
Trollstigen Road, being a part of The Golde Route, was in 2012 given status as a National Tourist Road.
More tourist information about Route 63 – Trollstigen on: National Tourist Routes in Norway
Trollstigen – the route 63 – is a dramatic and exciting experience. The road twists through 11 hairpin bends as it climbs up to Stigrøra (858 metres above sea level). The road is cut into the mountain and built in natural stone. An impressive bridge in natural stone carries the road across the Stigfossen waterfall. At the top you’ll find two spectacular viewpoints, and a new cafe that opened summmer 2012.