A cycling expert's favourite bike trips in Norway
Cycle on a remote island in the midnight sun, try a path beneath a mountain plunging into a fjord, or get your adrenalin pumping going downhill.
These top 10 lists make it easy for you to find holiday recommendations and the most popular places and activities in Norway.
Top speeds and top courses. Try some of Norway’s exciting downhill venues. The World Cup Arena of Hafjell is the leading destination.
With few cars and hardly any noise, it is easy to find scenic routes for safe, enjoyable cycling holidays along Norwegian roads.
For a ticket to adventure, bring your mountain bike to Norway. There are cycle routes on gravel roads, in the mountains and along rough cart roads.
The Norwegian travel magazine Reiser & Ferie and the Norwegian Biking Association have ranked Norway’s top 10 biking routes.
Marion Fjelde Larsen, curator of the Lofotr Viking Museum, picks five places in Norway well worth a visit.
No fish is worth risking your life. Conditions at sea can be unpredictable so take adequate precautions before setting out on your fishing trip.
Hiking in Norway is an incredible experience. Find a few of the most spectacular areas of them all, from the wild and extreme to family-friendly fun
Find a port for your next boat holiday. These harbours have modern equipment and many offer an insight to Norwegian coastal culture and history.
The Norwegian Trekking Association presents 10 favourite iconic mountain hikes in Norway. Besseggen and Preikestolen are among their recommendations.
Norway’s most widely travelled journalist and discerning adventurer, Jens A. Riisnæs, has put together a list of his 25 favourite places in Norway.
It's raining. No worries. Don't let bad weather spoil your holiday. There is much you can do indoors in Norway.
Christian Skauge, editor of the Norwegian scuba diving magazine Dykking, gives you his top ten favourite places to dive.
The magazine Norway.com recommends the following 10 running locations in Norway.
Dag E. Haugen, editor of the Norwegian climbing magazine Klatring, gives you his top ten favourite places to climb.
Choose skiing close to the capital of Oslo. Travel to Norway's largest ski resort in Trysil or to the oldest in Geilo. All resorts are child friendly.
From the Oslofjord to Northern Norway, road cycling offers scenic landscapes, well maintained roads and little traffic.
Eastern Norway´s varied landscape around Lillehammer and Hemsedal offers gentle hills and forest tracks to mountain rides. Plan your day trip here.
Hafjell offers a world class downhill venue, and there are good parks at Geilo and Hemsedal. Or head to Vrådal in the Telemark Mountains.
Take some precautions to get the most out of your cycling holiday. Here you will find practical information that makes your trip safe and enjoyable.
The Cyclists Welcome scheme makes it easy for cyclists on holiday to find accommodation, food, information and maps.
Here we present some of the most popular cycling routes. Why not cycle along the coast of Lofoten?