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Molde and Romsdal

The Molde area is known for the Trollstigen Mountain Road, Molde International Jazz Festival and the 222 mountain peaks of Molde Panorama.

Kristiansund and Nordmøre - the Atlantic Road

Vibrant island communities, deep fjords, steep mountains, the incredible Atlantic Road, and charming Kristiansund – the region is full of contrasts.

Ålesund and Sunnmøre

The city of Ålesund is known for its architecture in Art Nouveau style, its surrounding fjords and the high peaks of the Sunnmøre Alps.

Rica Hotels

Rica Hotels is one of the largest hotel chains in Norway and covers most of the country.

The Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen

The Geirangerfjord is unique and exceptionally beautiful – which is why this fjord landscape is included on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

Kystriksveien

The Kystriksveien route offers 650 kilometers of unique coastal landscape. The Vega island is on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

The Drammen Region

Combine urban life in the city of Drammen with a wilderness expedition, or an art trip in Vestfossen with a round of golf in picturesque surroundings.

Key facts about Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Ålesund has around 40,000 inhabitants. It is the largest town in Sunnmøre, a region known for fishing, maritime technology and furniture production.

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.

Shopping in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Would you like to bring a piece of Ålesund & Sunnmøre back home? Shopping centres, small boutiques and shops offer unique gifts, arts and souvenirs.

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.

Attractions in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

The most popular attractions in the area are the Geirangerfjord, the bird island of Runde, Ålesund's Art Nouveau architecture and Alnes Lighthouse.

Getting to Ålesund and Sunnmøre and Around

Ålesund and Sunnmøre is easy to get to by air, land and sea. Ålesund is the regional traffic hub with connections to the whole Sunnmøre region.

Fishing in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Ålesund is Norway's fishing capital. Fishing is also a popular activity for locals and tourists – simply because you are guaranteed to catch fish.

Where to stay in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Spend one night at the historic Hotel Union Øye by the Hjørundfjord and the next in a lighthouse right in the centre of Ålesund.

Dining in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Buy shrimps from a local fisherman on the quayside in Ålesund, enjoy a meal in a top restaurant or discover hidden gems in the Sunnmøre countryside.

Tour suggestions in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Use Ålesund as a starting point to explore the Geirangerfjord, the Hjørundfjord, and the scenic coastline with its flourishing wildlife.

Winter in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Skiing with a fjord view. Sunnmøre's fjords and mountains are a perfect backdrop to unique and family-friendly winter adventures.

Tourist information in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

The Tourist Information Office in Ålesund is situated at Skateflukaia in the city centre. Other offices are located in key areas throughout Sunnmøre.

Where to Stay in the Molde and Romsdal Area

Stay at an old fishermen's cabin or a rustic hotel by the coast. Or check out "the Sail", Molde's famous design hotel.

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.

Winter in Molde and Romsdal

The winter season normally lasts from December to April/May in Molde and Romsdal. Go skiing in Bjorli, join an organised trip or try ice-climbing.

Dining in Molde and Romsdal

The towns of Molde and Åndalsnes have a choice of restaurants and cafés. Both local Norwegian and international cuisine feature on the menu.

Attractions in Molde and Romsdal

The National Tourist Road Trollstigen is one of the most popular nature attractions in Norway. The Atlantic Road is also in the same region.

Getting to Molde and Romsdal and around

Molde and Romsdal lie 500 kilometers from Oslo and 450 kilometers from Bergen. The area is accessible by train, ferry, Hurtigruten, bus and plane.

Key facts about Molde and Romsdal

Around 70,000 people live in the area. The main centres are Molde, the city of jazz and roses, and Åndalsnes, the mountain capital of Norway.

Key facts about Kristiansund and Nordmøre

The region of Nordmøre, located in the northwestern corner of Fjord Norway, is full of contrasts. Charming Kristiansund is the main town in the area.

Scenic attractions in Kristiansund and Nordmøre

The region is known for a landscape full of contrasts. The greatest attractions are the Atlantic Road and the spectacular Aursjøvegen Mountain Road.

Tourist information in Kristiansund and Nordmøre

The tourist information offices around the region will help you make the most of your trip to Kristiansund and Nordmøre.

Tour suggestions in Molde and Romsdal

Follow these tour suggestions to visit the highlights of Molde and Romsdal: the Trollstigen Mountain Road and the Atlantic Road.

Where to stay in Kristiansund and Nordmøre

Fishermen's cabins, traditional farms and hotels - the region offers a selection of accommodation. Why not spend the night at Haugjegla Lighthouse?

Tourist information in Molde

The tourist office in Molde is centrally located on the market place. Here you can get information on what to see and do in the whole region.

The Romsdalsfjord

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.

Ålesund and Sunnmøre in a week

Featuring many highlights of the Ålesund area, including Geiranger and the Sunnmøre Alps, this is a great tour with or without a car. Best in summer.

Go on a cruise with Hurtigruten

Witness stunning scenery with Hurtigruten along the Norwegian coast. Travel the entire voyage from Bergen to Kirkenes, or hop on and off as you wish.

Sunnmørsalpene

Majestic peaks and a rugged alpine massif distinguish Sunnmørsalpene from other mountain areas in Norway. Off-piste skiing is at its best here.

The Geirangerfjord and Ålesund 360 panorama SkyCam

You get to see Ålesund, the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen Mountain Road from a bird's eye view with these amazing 360 panorama photos.

The Geirangerfjord

The deep blue UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord is surrounded by majestic, snow-covered mountain peaks, wild waterfalls and lush, green vegetation.

Trollheimen, Home of the Trolls

Trollheimen is as rugged a mountain range as any in Norway, but with green, idyllic valleys interspersed in between the peaks.

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.

Norway is "the Greatest Place on Earth"

The international newspaper the Huffington Post is charmed by the beauty of Norway's fjords and islands, the midnight sun and the northern lights.

What to do in the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen

Try rafting, go for a hike in the mountains, or enjoy a sightseeing trip on the Geirangerfjord.

Tourist information in the areas of the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen

Visit one of the tourist information offices for updated information on accommodation, public transport, hiking and activities.

Attractions in the areas of the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen

The spectacular nature, with the Geirangerfjord and the Trollstigen Mountain Road, is the top attraction.

Getting to the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen

Route suggestions on how to reach the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen Mountain Road by public transport or your own car.

What to eat in the Geirangerfjord area and Trollstigen

Try a local speciality; goat's milk caramel from Herdalssetra or strawberry cake from Valldal.

National Geographic recommends active holidays in Norway

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

Where to stay in the Geirangerfjord area and Trollstigen

Whether you seek the simple life, or luxury, there is accommodation to meet your needs – in Geiranger, Valldal or another picturesque village.

Key facts about the area of the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen

The area's unique natural surroundings were created during the last ice age, when glaciers carved out deep fjords and shaped the high mountains.

Helgeland Coast National Tourist Route

Experience the cultural heritage of Northern Norway and its many natural wonders, from the majestic Svartisen Glacier to the Vega Islands.

The Atlantic Road

Sharp turns and wild nature have put the Atlantic Road at the top of the British newspaper The Guardian's list of the world's best road trips.

Tour suggestion along Kystriksveien

Spend at least five days when driving from Steinkjer to Bodø.

Tour suggestions in the Drammen Region

Choose between short and long trips, watch nature and scenery, enjoy culture or take a walk in the pretty landscape.

Tour suggestions in Kristiansund and Nordmøre

Follow the coast driving or cycling along the beautiful Atlantic Road, or head inland and discover the majestic mountains of Trollheimen.

Top of the fjords

Almost a week is required for this trip where you visit the Jotunheimen Mountains, the Sognefjord and the UNESCO protected Geirangerfjord.

Getting to Kystriksveien and around

Most people explore Kystriksveien by car, but there are plenty of options for those who prefer public transport.

Where to stay along Kystriksveien

Stay in a historic hotel or in a remote fishermen's cabin along Kystriksveien. But whatever type of accommodation you choose, book well in advance.

Tourist information along Kystriksveien

The tourist information center in Steinkjer will help you book accommodation and plan a tailor-made itinerary for your trip along Kystriksveien.

Eating along Kystriksveien

You will find many places offering good food along Kystriksveien, from fine dining restaurants to corner shops selling local produce.

Shopping along Kystriksveien

You will find artists, craftsmen and farmers selling things as varied as Sami-inspired handicrafts and local food along the Kystriksveien road.

What to do along Kystriksveien

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

Fishing in Kristiansund and Nordmøre

Go deep sea fishing for cod or halibut, catch wild salmon in a local lake or try fly-fishing for pollock. The options are many in this part of Norway.

Shopping in Kristiansund and Nordmøre

Shopping centers and smaller, specialized boutiques selling anything from gourmet food to hand-crafted souvenirs can all be found in Kristiansund.

Winter activities in Kristiansund and Nordmøre

Wintertime in Kristiansund and Nordmøre normally offers loads of snow and great skiing. You can also join a killer whale safari.

Dining in Kristiansund and Nordmøre

Bacalao, a dish made of dry and salted cod, is the main speciality in the Kristiansund and Nordmøre region.

What to do in Kristiansund and Nordmøre

Deep-sea fishing, sea kayaking and killer whale safaris are all popular activities in the Kristiansund and Nordmøre region.

Shopping in Molde and Romsdal

Knitted sweaters and goat and reindeer skins are among the most popular souvenirs to buy in Molde and Romsdal.

Getting to the Drammen Region and around

The Drammen Region lies approximately 40 kilometers southwest of the capital Oslo. You can easily get to the region by car, bus, train, boat or plane.

Where to eat in the Drammen Region

Taste the Camembert from Eiker Gårdsysteri or the pure apple juice from Eplegården. If you prefer gourmet food, the Drammen Region has that too.

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.

Shopping in the Drammen Region

See local artist at work and buy art and handicrafts directly from them. The region also has several large and modern shopping centres.

Getting to Kristiansund and Nordmøre and around

The major transportation hub for the region is Kristiansund, which is easily accessible by car, plane and boat.

Winter activities in the Drammen Region

Go skating in the middle of Drammen, try cross-country skiing in Finnemarka, or go snowboarding at Drammen Ski Centre.

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.

Key facts about the Drammen Region

The Drammen Region is located centrally in Eastern Norway, not far from the capital city of Oslo.

The Surna River

With its dramatic scenery, relatively mild climate and plentiful salmon, Surna became a magnet for aristocratic English anglers in the 1870s.

Tourist information in the Drammen Region

The tourist information in the city of Drammen is open all year.

Attractions in the Drammen Region

Enjoy a show in beautiful Drammen Theatre or challenge yourself with contemporary art at Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium.

Where to stay in the Drammen Region

In the Drammen Region you can spend the night in quiet and beautiful surroundings, regardless whether you choose a hotel, a camp site or a farm.

Food along the way

Petrines Gjestgiveri in Norddal, not far from Geiranger, was voted "The best place to eat along the road in 2006".
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