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Practical information

Finsehytta has 174 beds, in rooms and dormitories.The cabin is situated between Hardangerjøkulen and Hallingskarvet. Excellent starting point for trips going southwards Hardangervidda or up north into Skarvheimen.

Opening hours and seasons at Finsehytta
Cross country skier in front of Finsehytta on a sunny day. DNTs tilbud
Publisert: 09. oktober 2023

Opening hours and seasons at Finsehytta

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Blue skyes, melting snow, its spring at Finsehytta.  DNTs tilbud
Publisert: 09. oktober 2023

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Q&A Finsehytta

Do you have to make a reservation to stay at Finsehytta?

You can make a reservation (with full board) if you wish. You do not have to make a reservation. As a part of the DNT organization we welcome all guests. If there are no rooms left, we will use mattresses on the floor. Everyone gets the meals they wish, and a place to sleep. Reception is open between 8:00-22:00 (23:00 in busy days).

How do I make a reservation?

You can book your stay on our webbooking: https://finsehytta.dnt.no/booking/. All reservations come with full board: 3-course dinner, breakfast, packed lunch, filling up your thermos and shower. Groups have to book by email.

Can you bring dogs to Finsehytta?

You can bring your dog. We have 2 rooms you can bring dogs into, you may share the room with other dog owners. We have dog cage, if the dog needs blankets etc. you have to bring it with you. The room is inside the cabin, and its heated. You can not bring the dogs to other rooms or reception area. The price for the dogs stay is 150,00 NOK.

What activities is possible in Finse?

Finse is an excellent place to enjoy the Norwegian mountain nature, see more information on our activities pages. In summer season you can hike between the different cabins in the area. You can also do nice daytrips in Finse, to the glacier or on the tops surrounding us. Jøklagutane have guided tours on the glacier in high season. You can rent a bike and go from Finse down to Flåm by the fjords. The nature is spectacular! Remember that summers can be cold in the mountains, take enough clothes with you. Weather changes fast. In winter season you can attend ski sail courses arranged by Finse 1222, or enjoy cross country skiing in the beautiful winter landscape. You can go from cabin to cabin, or do day trips.

Do I need to bring bed sheets and towels?

You can bring bed sheets or sleeping bag liner. We prefer that, and not sleepingbags. If you do not wish to bring your own bed sheets/towels, we sell disposable bed sheets and towels in the reception. There are pillows and blankets in the beds.

Do I have to be a member of the DNT?

You do not have to be a member. If you are staying 3 nights or more it pays of. For signing membership go to: https://english.dnt.no/join/ 

Is it possible to prepare food in Finsehytta?

We are a staffed cabin. That means you cant prepare your own food here, as we are serving food. We have no kitchen for guests to make their own food. Do you have any allegies/preferrances(vegan, vegetarian etc.) let us know before you arrive, and we will make something for you. Dinner is served at 19:00 and 21:00 (20:30 on Saturdays), breakfast is served at 8:00-09:00 in weekdays and 7:30-09:00 in weekends.

Do you have places for camping?

We do not have place for camping around the cabin. It is restrictions for camping in the sentrum of Finse. You can camp at the south side of the lake for free, there are many nice spots  to put up your tent. You are welcome to come and use our facilities.

Contact us at Finsehytta

Hosts at Finsehytta are Sonja Rykhus and Rune Sundt. If you have any questions for us about your booking, travel tips or anything else, just get in touch via e-mail or by phone.

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Sonja Rykhus and Rune Sundt in front of Finsehytta. Foto: Linn Hines

Sonja Rykhus and Rune Sundt have previously been managers of the serviced DNT cabin, Grimsdalshytta, north in Rondane for 7 years.

Address: Finsehytta, Postboks 25, 5719 Finse
Tel: +47 56 52 67 32
Email: finsehytta.booking@dnt.no

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