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Hiking in Norway

There is a network of well maintained, marked trails and cabins all over Norway. Find hiking offers and read about the main mountain areas.

Mountain Guide

Find detailed information on the main mountain regions in Norway. Galdhøpiggen in Jotunheimen is the tallest mountain at 8,100 feet above sea level.

Need to know about hiking in Norway

Find safety tips and practical information to help you make the most out of your hiking holiday in Norway.

Hiking from cabin to cabin

The Norwegian Trekking Association offers marked trails all over Norway. Stay at a new cabin or hotel each night, and explore large mountain areas.

Grading of hiking trails

Finding the hike that is right for you is easy with Norway’s grading system.

Hiking and walking in Norway

There is a network of well-maintained, marked paths all over the country. If you want to see Norway at its best, put on your walking boots.

Jeremy Fischer's dreamt adventures in Norway

Jeremy Fischer lived comfortably in L.A. but decided to make a drastic change in his life. One day he spontaneously quit his job and headed to Norway.

7 Summer Activities in Hedmark

With summer activities such as hiking, fishing, horseback riding or golf, Hedmark is the ideal spot for some peace and relaxation.

What to do in Nordland

Choose a whale safari in Vesterålen or a sea eagle safari in Lofoten when you are in Nordland.

What to do in Troms

Nature plays an important role in many of the activities which are on offer in Troms.

Hiking in Troms

Troms boasts three national parks with good hiking. Exploring Senja Island, Reisa National Park and Lauklines are among the highlights.

Hiking in Finnmark

With its fjords and the unique Finnmarksvidda mountain plateau, the vast county of Finnmark is well-suited for hiking holidays for the whole family.

What to do in the Hardangerfjord Region

Hiking on Hardangervidda Mountain Plateau, glacier walking on Folgefonna and fjord cruises are popular ways of experiencing this region of contrast.

What to do in Stryn and Nordfjord

In Nordfjord you will find your natural playground. Go hiking, biking, glacier walking, surf, go skiing, ride a fjord horse, or try your luck fishing.

What to do in the Sognefjord area

Experience the Sognefjord and the Nærøyfjord by boat, hike the Jostedalsbreen Glacier or walk from cabin to cabin in Jotunheimen National Park.

What to do in the Stavanger Region

Visit the Norwegian Petroleum Museum, go on a cruise on the Lysefjord, ascend Preikestolen or join a guided sightseeing trip around Stavanger.

What to do in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Go on a bird safari on the island of Runde, try hiking in the Sunnmøre Alps or check out one of the many annual festivals in the Ålesund area.

What to do in the Fjell & Fjord region

Cycle from the mountains to the fjords or experience wild animals up close. With the Adventure Card you will get advantages on more than 40 activities

What to Do in Sunnhordland

In Sunnhordland you can go hiking in the mountains, fish for trout in the rivers and for pollack in the sea – all in one day.

What to do in Molde and Romsdal

Enjoy the great outdoors hiking, cycling or fishing. Explore local caves or dive in the Atlantic Ocean. All of this is possible in Molde and Romsdal.

What to do in Flåm

Go on a journey with the spectacular Flåm Railway and later explore the Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord. Flåm is also perfect for hiking and cycling.

Hiking in Geirangerfjord, Ålesund and Nordfjord

The stunning landscape of Fjord Norway is a paradise for hikers, with superb walks within easy distance of Geiranger, Ålesund and Nordfjord.

Hiking in the area of the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen

Experience a hiking holiday in the most spectacular scenery of Fjord Norway - in the surroundings of the famous Geirangerfjord.

Hiking in the Sognefjord area

The Sognefjord area is a paradise for hiking enthusiasts with a great variety of routes for both experienced and inexperienced adventurers.

What to do in Vesterålen

Vesterålen has a lot of opportunities, whether you want to explore the islands yourself or are more interested in guided trips and safaris.

What to do along the coast of Trøndelag

Experience eagle, seal and archipelago safaris, hunting, scuba diving, deep-sea fishing, historical wanderings, riding and kayaking.

What to do in Trysil

Family activities include whitewater rafting, fishing, hiking, golf and biking in summer, and in winter Trysil becomes Norway's largest ski resort.

What to do in Lofoten

Explore Lofoten by foot, go rafting in the Trollfjord and visit Lofotr Viking Museum. Taste stockfish and be amazed by the midnight sun.

What to do in Gol in Hallingdal

Play golf with the mighty Hydnefossen Waterfall in the background, go fishing for trout in a mountain lake or pamper yourself at one of Gol's spas.

What to do in Tromsø

Run in the midnight sun or play a round of golf on the world's northernmost course. Hike, paddle or fish in spectacular Arctic scenery.

What to do along FjordKysten

The variations in the nature along FjordKysten allows for many different activities. Relax at a spa, or try for example surfing, fishing and cycling.

What to do in Hemsedal

The Hemsila River offers top opportunities for fly-fishing. Hiking, cycling, horse-riding and golfing are other popular activities in Hemsedal.

What to do in Sirdal

Sirdal offers a range of activities during the summer and winterseason alike. Rent a canoe or kayak, go fishing for trout or visit a power station.

What to do in Ringerike

Ringerike is a popular recreation area all year round. It is an eldorado for those who enjoy fishing, especially for trout and whitefish.

What to do in Voss

Hiking, mountain biking, sky diving, alpine skiing... From jazz to extreme sports, Voss offers a wide range of activities and festivals year round.

What to do in Bjorli and Lesja

With the many mountains and national parks, Lesja is an eldorado for outdoor activities such as riding, fishing, cycling and hunting.

What to do along Kystriksveien

The best place for fishing along Kystriksveien is Saltstraumen. Hiking and biking are other popular activities.

Lofoten Kajakk

Lofoten Kajakk offers a choice of sea and land-based activities year round, including kayaking, sailing, hiking, cycling, skiing and snowshoeing.

What to do in Sandefjord

Cycle or hike along the coast. Tee off at Sandefjord Golf, or take your family to new heights at Scandinavia's largest outdoor climbing park.

What to do in Valdres

In Valdres you can go hiking, fishing, cycling, golfing and rafting in summer, and dog sledding, cross-country and alpine skiing in winter.

What to do in the Drammen Region

Try gorge jumping at Kjøsterudjuvet, play golf in a in a picturesque cultural landscape or feel the strong pull of a salmon in the Drammen River.

What to do in Helgeland

Go island hopping on a bike, paddle in a sea kayak, explore a cave or go hiking in the mountains dotted along Helgeland.

What to do in Nesbyen

The gentle high mountains of Nesbyen offers fishing, hiking, swimming cycling, canoeing and riding.

Top activities in Southern Norway

Enjoy famous bands at the music festivals, go fishing, cycling and hiking, or see lions at at Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park.

Summer activities in Geilo

Hike from the top of Geilolia, join a riding trip, try river rafting in Numedalslågen or go off-road biking - all this is possible in the Geilo area.

What to do in Ål in Hallingdal

Ål in Hallingdal has many activities for you to enjoy. Try for example cross-country skiing during winter or hiking and cycling in the summer.

What to Do in Gjøvik, Land and Toten

Go swimming in Mjøsa after hiking or biking in the forest. Or visit the Vitensenteret Innlandet technology center.

What to do in Oslo

Oslo's unique location means almost unlimited opportunities for fun. Hike in the forest, swim in the fjord and go to a concert - all on the same day.

What to do in Numedal

Numedal makes a great backdrop for outdoor family activities. Try rafting down the Numedalslågen River, riding, walking and cycling.

What to do in Rondane National Park

Hiking in summer and skiing in the winter are favourite actvities. Rafting, horse riding, biking, hunting and fishing are other popular activities.

What to do in Jotunheimen

Hiking, glacier walking, river rafting and summer skiing are actitivites you can participate in whilst visiting Jotunheimen.

What to do in Trondheim

Experience the outdoor and historical theatre St. Olav Drama at Stiklestad to learn about Norwegian history.

National Geographic recommends active holidays in Norway

National Geographic Adventure recommends Ålesund and Tromsø for hiking, surfing, skiing and biking. And there is more.

What to do in the Lillehammer Region

Enjoy the outdoor activities on offer – the Olympic bobsleigh track, rafting in Sjoa, downhill biking in Hafjell or guided walks in Rondane.

What to do in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Interested in historical tours, landscape and recreational activities, culture and fjords? At Haugesund and Haugalandet you can experience it all.

What to do in Hovden

Hike one of several summits in the Hovden area, fish for trout in one of the local lakes, or go cross-country skiing on top-class tracks come winter.

Kayaking and hiking in Jotunheimen

Lake Gjende is a great starting point for hiking and kayaking in the Jotunheimen Mountain Area.

What to do in Flå

Explore the beauties of nature from fjord to mountains, from Gulsvik to Høgevarde.

What to do in Harstad

Bring some good shoes when you visit Harstad. Experience the town's attractions and nearby nature on foot.

Fun activities in fjords and mountains

Watch films and read articles from our summer tour in Fjord Norway. River rafting and glacier walking are two of many holiday activities.

Hiking in the Stavanger Region

Take a memorable hike to Preikestolen or Kjerag in the Lysefjord, or follow gentler terrain on a walk along the Jæren coastline south of Stavanger.

Hiking to Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock)

The iconic Pulpit Rock rises 1970 feet above the Lysefjord. Take the hike and enjoy the spectacular views.

Free Things to Do in Oslo

A stay in Oslo doesn't have to cost a fortune. In fact there is a lot you can do for free in the Norwegian capital.

Tour suggestions in the Hamar region

In this area you can hike the trail network on Hedmarksvidda, choose between a number of cycle routes or stroll along the banks of Lake Mjøsa.

Hiking in Innherred

Join a historical guided hike and stay at Lågvassbua Cabin and Brandheia Wilderness Camp. Or what about following the pilgrim trail to Stikelstad?

Hiking in Stryn and Nordfjord

A walk in the mountains, in the forest or along the fjord may be the best ways to get to know the Nordfjord region.

Hiking in Geilo

Recommended hiking areas around Geilo include the Hardangervidda Mountain Plateau and Geilotoppen Mountain.

Walking the Aurlandsdalen Valley

The Aurlandsdalen Valley, with its wild and breathtaking nature, is known as Norway's Grand Canyon. I walked the most scenic part of the valley.

Hiking on the Nigardsbreen Glacier

- This must be one of the most easily accessible glaciers in the world, says Jos Henrichs from Holland on our way to the Nigardsbreen Glacier.

Walking along the Nærøyfjord

- 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.

Hiking in the Jotunheimen National Park

- We are up for some real mountain hiking today, and hopefully we will do some glacier walking as well, says Anders Löwgren from Sweden.

Hiking in Nesbyen

The large mountain areas around Nesbyen offer many opportunities for all levels of hiking. Here you can experience both mountains and forests.

Hiking in Moss

The beautiful countryside of Moss provides you with hiking and works of art for you to enjoy.

Hiking in the Romsdalseggen Ridge

The hike might look a bit scary, but there are three routes to the top, of varying difficulty, all revealing the same breathtaking views.

Hiking to the top of Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock)

Hike from the Preikestolen Mountain Lodge to the top of Pulpit Rock, 600 meters above the Lysefjord, with Norway host David Spinx.

Hiking in Helgeland

Put on your boots and get ready for outdoor adventures in Helgeland. Here, hiking fun is available for both experts and beginners.

Hiking in Gol in Hallingdal

Tour suggestions include Veslefjell Mountain and two round trips on the Gol mountain plateau. Trails are signposted.

Hiking in Ål in Hallingdal

Ål has more than 50 well marked hikes with detailed descriptions and maps. Most of them pass through mountainous terrain, but are easily accessible.

Hardangervidda Mountain Guiding

Bring your walking boots and join a guided hike on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau between Oslo and Bergen.

What to do in Kragerø

Opportunities for an active holiday abound in Kragerø. Activities include cycling, canoeing, golf and sea rafting, among others.

What to do in Rauland

Rauland offers undisturbed nature, varied hiking trails, great fishing, cycling, horse riding and moose safaris with moose guarantee.

What to do in Rjukan

Rent a canoe or join a boat trip on Lake Møsvatn, or choose hiking, biking or fishing on the mountain plateau of Hardangervidda.

What to do in Vrådal

Go hiking in the mountains and forests, play golf, go canoeing, or simply relax on the beach.

Top summer activities in Telemark

Enjoy a cruise on the Telemark Canal, visit Norway's largest waterpark in Bø, or go cycling, hiking or paddling in Telemark's varied landscape.

Winter in Kragerø

Winter is a quiet and beautiful season in Kragerø. It is time for appreciating the peaceful nature. Take a trip on the fjord or go walking.

Hiking in Grenland

The Coastal Path in Bamble is popular, as is the hike to Ulvskollen in Skien, but there are many other options if you want to walk in Grenland.

Arctic adventures with Svalbard Villmarkssenter

Svalbard Villmarkssenter offers dog sledding, hiking, skiing and other sports activities in wild nature in the Svalbard Islands.

Hiking in Rjukan

There is a variety of marked trails in the mountains of Rjukan. The Gaustatoppen Mountain and the old saboteurs' route are recommended.
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