Vassbakken Kro & Camping sits at the foot of the Sognefjellet massif and is the perfect starting point for a range of day trips into the Jotunheimen mountains, including Mount Fannaråken and the Skagastølsdalen and Ringsdalen valleys.
The Skjolden area is home to a number of mountain farms, including at Dulsete, Rebnisli and Lake Åsetevatnet.
Vassbakken Kro & Camping is an excellent starting point for a number of great hikes, including to the Fuglesteg mountain farm and the site of philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein’s former home.
Vassbakken Kro & Camping is situated near the Rivers Fortunselva and Mørkridselva, providing good opportunities for fishing for sea trout and salmon.
Spring and early summer skiing and summit trips in and around Turtagrø and the Sognefjellet Sommerskisenter.
From Vassbakken Kro & Camping it is a mere 3 km to the Lustrafjord and the village of Skjolden, which offers boat trips, bicycle and kayak hire, llama safaris, a climbing wall and a swimming pool.
Vassbakken Kro & Camping is a good starting point for cabin-hopping trips in Jotunheimen and Breheimen national parks.
Bjørkehaugen activity farm i Fortunsdalen is a 4-H farm offering guided tours to guests.
Fortun, just 3 km from Vassbakken Kro & Camping, has two rock climbing areas.