What is a fjord?
Western Norway is famous for easily accessible fjords and mountains. The area offers activities such as hiking, glacier walking, fishing and cycling.
Once again the Norwegian fjords have been rated the best destination in the world by National Geographic Traveler.
The most popular attractions in the area are the Geirangerfjord, the bird island of Runde, Ålesund's Art Nouveau architecture and Alnes Lighthouse.
The Lysefjord is situated close to Stavanger, and is especially known for the mountain formations of Kjerag and Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock).
The Hardangerfjord, not far from Bergen, is especially known for fruit tree blossoming in spring, Folgefonna Glacier and Vøringsfossen Waterfall.
The National Tourist Road Trollstigen is one of the most popular nature attractions in Norway. The Atlantic Road is also in the same region.
Discover fjords, glaciers, waterfalls, the Flåm Railway and many more attractions with these breathtaking 360 panorama photos.
The Fjell & Fjord region gives you the perfect combination of fjords, mountains, waterfalls and glaciers.
The region is known for a landscape full of contrasts. The greatest attractions are the Atlantic Road and the spectacular Aursjøvegen Mountain Road.
Enjoy the white, sandy beaches of Karmøy, take a peek at Langfossen Waterfall in the Åkrafjord and go for a hike in the local mountains.
Get a bird's eye view of Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock), the Lysefjord and the rest of Ryfylke, home to the southernmost fjords in Norway.
See several of Norway's most popular attractions, such as the Nærøyfjord, Urnes Stave Church, Flåm Railway and Vettisfossen Waterfall.
Top attractions in Bergen include Bryggen, the Fløibanen Funicular, the Fish Market, the Edvard Grieg Museum at Troldhaugen and Fantoft Stave Church.
Enjoy fjords, mountains and the North Sea coastline, or go on a guided walk on the Folgefonna Glacier.
You cannot go further west in Norway. Travel off the beaten track and explore FjordKysten's exciting destinations - a taste of authentic coastal life.
The variations in the nature along FjordKysten allows for many different activities. Relax at a spa, or try for example surfing, fishing and cycling.
Visit the charming fishing village of Kalvåg or take the boat out to Utvær, Norway's westernmost island.
Travelling to Bergen on a budget? There is a lot you can do for free in Norway’s second largest city. Here are a few tips.
Interested in historical tours, landscape and recreational activities, culture and fjords? In Haugesund and Haugalandet you can experience it all.
Experience the blue ice of the Jostedalsbreen Glacier, magnificent mountain scenery, lush valleys and the sea-pounded coast.
The Romsdalsfjord is located close to the city of Molde. Take the Raumabanen Railway from the fjord to the mountains, or go on a fjord cruise.
The panoramic view from Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) includes the Lysefjord and the surrounding mountain areas.
You get to see Ålesund, the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen Mountain Road from a bird's eye view with these amazing 360 panorama photos.
The Nordfjord stretches from the Jostedalsbreen Glacier out to the Stadhavet Ocean.
Norway’s longest and deepest fjord extends inland to the national parks of Jotunheimen and Jostedalsbreen.
The deep blue UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord is surrounded by majestic, snow-covered mountain peaks, wild waterfalls and lush, green vegetation.
Europe's largest glacier, the Jostedalsbreen Glacier, and Astruptunet, the home of Norwegian artist Nikolai Astrup, feature among local attractions.
The spectacular nature, with the Geirangerfjord and the Trollstigen Mountain Road, is the top attraction.
- The best experience I had was the walk up to Molden, because of the view of Jotunheimen, says Alan Barber on holiday in Norway.
- This UNESCO-protected fjord is one of the most picturesque in the world, says our fjord expert Øyvind Heen. Follow his walk on the Royal Post Road.
- I’m so excited. I’ve no idea how to do it, but I’m sure it’s going to be fun to paddle on the fjord, smiles Elizabeth Peace from the US.
Stalheimskleiva Mountain Road, Tvindefossen Waterfall and the panoramic view from Hanguren are popular attractions among visitors to Voss.
The Stavanger Region boasts many scenic attractions, among them the Lysefjord, Solastranda Beach and the mountains of Preikestolen and Kjerag.
Hike from the Preikestolen Mountain Lodge to the top of Pulpit Rock, 600 metres above the Lysefjord, with Norway host David Spinx.
Vøringsfossen in Måbødalen is Norway's most famous waterfall, and has a fall of 182 metres, of which 145 metres is a direct drop.
These two arms of the Sognefjord are both beautiful and dramatic. The Nærøyfjord is included on UNESCO's World Heritage List.