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Norway named one of the top adventure destinations in the world

Norway is listed in the ‘Top Ten Adventure Nations’ list in Lonely Planet’s new book Lonely Planet’s 1000 Ultimate Adventures.
Press release - 19 Sep 2013

With its many outdoor thrills like kayaking, hiking and skiing as well as festivals like the Extreme Sports Week in Voss, Norway is hailed as one of the best destinations for active travelers and adrenalin junkies. The book notes,’ For raw and rugged beauty, Norway has few peers. Fjords cut deep incisions into the coast and mountains rise on every horizon.’

Featured Norwegian destinations

  • Telemark: Retro Active: Old School Adventures
  • Midnight Sun Marathon, Tromsø: Mind‐Blowing Marathons
  • Ekstremsportveko: Best Adventure Festivals
  • Trollstigen: Hair‐Raising Road Trips
  • Lofoten Islands: Epic Sea‐Kayak Paddles
  • Northern Lights, Tromsø: Eye‐Catching Atmospheric Extravaganzas
  • Tackle the Troll Road (Trollstigen): Ultimate Motorbike Adventures
  • Telemark skiing in Telemark: Iconic European Adventures
  • Tysfjord: Truly Wild Waterways
  • Ski across Spitsbergen: Most Magnificent Coast‐to‐Coast Missions

About Lonely Planet’s 1000 Ultimate Adventures book

The book is available in shops from mid-September, and includes the world’s most daring and breathtaking experiences. It covers a range of challenges to suit everyone from travelers looking for their first active trip to hardcore adrenalin junkies. For more information about Lonely Planet’s 1000 Ultimate Adventures book.

Contact person Visit Norway USA:
Harald Hansen
Phone: +1 212 885 9751 
harald.hansen@innovationnorway.no

Contact person Lonely Planet: 
Laura Lindsey
Phone: 020 8433 2949
laura.lindsay@lonelyplanet.co.uk

Last updated:  2013-09-27
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Hamnøy in Lofoten, Norway - Photo: Frithjof Fure - Visitnorway.com

Norway named one of the top adventure destinations in the world

Norway is listed in the ‘Top Ten Adventure Nations’ list in Lonely Planet’s new book Lonely Planet’s 1000 Ultimate Adventures.

Norway named one of the top adventure destinations in the world

Source: Visitnorway