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Explore the great Norwegian outdoors with activities such as hiking, biking, kayaking and fishing.

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.

Canoeing and kayaking in Norway

Follow the British newspaper The Guardian's advice and go kayaking in the Lofoten Islands, or go paddling on the UNESCO-listed Nærøyfjord.

No skis required

Enjoy the winter in Norway by trying a snowmobile or king crab safari, go dog sledding under the northern lights, or stay at a real igloo hotel.

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.

Fishing in Norway

Big fish, magnificent scenery and superb facilities. Outstanding freshwater and deep sea fishing make Norway a special destination for anglers.

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.

Riding & Sledging

Dog sledging is a popular winter activity. You can even go dog sledging on wheels in the summer. Riding is possible many places across Norway.

Skiing in Norway

More fun, more snow, more choice. The Norwegian ski season typically lasts for six months and usually offers good snow conditions throughout.

Cycling 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.

Fishing offers and suggestions

These fishing offers and suggestions include deep-sea fishing, guided fishing tours and fishing for trout in mountain lakes.

Winter in Vrådal

Try alpine skiing and snowboarding at Vrådal Panorama Ski Center, or cross-country skiing in the surrounding mountains.

The 10 Largest Ski Resorts in Norway

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.

Top 10 bicycling routes in Norway

The Norwegian travel magazine Reiser & Ferie and the Norwegian Biking Association have ranked Norway’s top ten biking routes.

Salmon Fishing in Norway

With over 400 salmon rivers producing fish of a remarkably high average size, Norway offers a great chance to catch a really big salmon.

Norway's National Cycle Routes

Go where you want, stop when you like, and stay where you please. Bike one of Norway's national bicycle routes for that special feeling of freedom.

Go Deep-sea fishing along Norway's Pristine Coastline

Sea fishing in Norway offers visiting anglers year-round sport with a whole range of species, including some that regularly reach record proportions.

Snowkiting in Norway

Reach speeds of up to 60 miles per hour on Hardangervidda.

Back to the Roots: Telemark Skiing in Norway

Invented high in the Norwegian mountains, the elegant style of Telemark skiing leaves you thrilled and excited.

Popular Areas for Cross-country Skiing

Cross-country skiing in Norway is free of charge. Well-groomed tracks are found in large parts of the country. Here are some recommended areas.

Snowboarding in Norway

Oslo Winter Park and Vierli lead the scene. Hemsedal has good off-piste snowboarding and many parks offer high international standards.

Winter at Høvringen

Høvringen is a traditional cross-country skiing area within Rondane national park.

Sign up for Skiing Lessons

Get the more fun out of your skiing holiday by learning to ski at Norwegian ski schools.

Winter in Oppdal

Oppdal Ski Resort is located south of Trondheim in Central Norway, and offers 18 lifts and 39 pistes spread over four mountains.

Riding in Norway

Join a group or go riding on your own. There are three different Norwegian horse breeds, of which the Norwegian fjord horse is maybe the most famous.

An introduction to freshwater fishing in Norway

Fishing in Norway’s lakes, rivers and streams for wild trout, grayling, pike, powan and Arctic char is inexpensive and largely under-exploited.

Hunting in Norway

Norway has an abundant fauna and a rich animal life. The opportunities for hunting are many.

Dog Sledding in Norway

Get close to nature on a dog sledding trip this winter, and travel at high speed across the Norwegian wilderness, pulled by a pack of eager huskies.

Alpine skiing in Norway

Go skiing in the same tracks as Olympic gold medallists Lasse Kjus and Alberto Tomba at Hafjell, or choose another recommended ski resort.

Ice skating in Norway

Go skating outdoors in the middle of Oslo, or on a frozen lake or river in the countryside.

Road cycling options in Norway

From the Oslofjord to Northern Norway, road cycling offers scenic landscapes, well maintained roads and little traffic.

Downhill cycling options in Norway

Hafjell offers a world class downhill venue, and there are good parks at Geilo and Hemsedal. Or head to Vrådal in the Telemark Mountains.

Mountain bike trails in Norway

Eastern Norway´s varied landscape around Lillehammer and Hemsedal offers gentle hills and forest tracks to mountain rides. Plan your day trip here.

Cyclists Welcome - the best hosts for cyclists

The Cyclists Welcome scheme makes it easy for cyclists on holiday to find accommodation, food, information and maps.

Practical information for cyclists

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.

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.

A cycling expert's favourite bike trips in Norway

Author of cycling books Øyvind Wold names 10 of his favorite biking trips in Norway. Some of them are well known, others in undiscovered places.

Cycling routes

Find some of the most popular cycling routes. Choose the Old Navys' Road, or take a trip along the coast of Lofoten.

The history of skiing

People have been skiing for more than 4,000 years in Norway. In fact, this is where skiing first became a sport.

Riding & Sledging

Dog sledging is a popular winter activity and there are possibilities for horseback riding several places across Norway.

What to Do under the Midnight Sun

Kayaking, fishing, cycling or golfing make the most of your extra daylight hours outdoors in Northern Norway, creating memorable adventures.

Biking holiday along the Norwegian Riviera

This summer you can experience Southern Norway's white coastal cities by bike.

Activities in Kristiansand

Visit one of the museums, the old town and fish bazaar in Kristiansand. Experience cultural events and festivals or go swimming at the city beach.
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