Knausen is an easily accessible mountain in Gaularfjellet, with a trail leading through a landscape of summer farms and lakes. The peak offers views of the Gaularfjellet scenic route, the Gaular River and its many lakes, as well as the surrounding mountains.
This trail begins from the Likholefossen Waterfall and can be easily combined with a longer walk along the Fossestien Waterfall Trail.
Hov Hyttegrend offers cabins and facilities for tents, as well as shuttle services to Fossestien every morning in the high season.
Flatheim Farm is a traditional B&B. They offer comfortable beds and facilities for camping, as well as guided trips and a summer café with local refreshments.
In Balestrand you can find a choice of hotels, B&Bs and self-catering apartments. Historical Kviknes Hotel was the favourite of famous painters in the 1800s.
Near Sande on the the Sunnfjord side of Gaularfjellet, Villa Åmot offers a unique cultural experience. In Jølster and Førde you will find both self-catering apartments and hotels.
Tips and hints
- Free parking
- Nearby Flatheim Farm runs a summer café with local pastries and refreshments from late June to early August
Likholefossen is located at the edge of Norwegian Scenic Route Gaularfjellet (Road 613), right by Hov Hyttegrend. Look for the marked parking lot.