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The world famous fjords of Western Norway

The Geirangerfjord and the Nærøyfjord are on UNESCO's World Heritage List. Go on a fjord cruise or explore the villages and farms in the fjord areas.

Fjords and the Midnight Sun in a Week

You don't have to choose between the fjords and the midnight sun if you're only in Norway for a week. Here's how to combine both spectacles.

Norway's Fjords rated the Best Place in the World

Once again the Norwegian fjords have been rated the best destination in the world by National Geographic Traveler.

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.

The Lysefjord

The Lysefjord is situated close to Stavanger, and is especially known for the mountain formations of Kjerag and Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock).

Attractions in the Stavanger Region

The Stavanger Region boasts many scenic attractions, among them the Lysefjord, Solastranda Beach and the mountains of Preikestolen and Kjerag.

The Hardangerfjord

The Hardangerfjord, not far from Bergen, is especially known for fruit tree blossoming in spring, Folgefonna Glacier and Vøringsfossen Waterfall.

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.

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.

Scenic Attractions in Sunnhordland

Enjoy fjords, mountains and the North Sea coastline, or go on a guided walk on the Folgefonna Glacier.

Attractions in the Sognefjord area

See several of Norway's most popular attractions, such as the Nærøyfjord, Urnes Stave Church, Flåm Railway and Vettisfossen Waterfall.

Scenic attractions in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Enjoy the white, sandy beaches of karmøy, Langfossen Waterfall in Etne and the mountains of Haugalandet.

Preikestolen and National Tourist Route Ryfylke 360 panorama SkyCam

Get a bird's eye view of Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock), the Lysefjord and the rest of Ryfylke, home to the southernmost fjords in Norway.

Attractions along FjordKysten

You cannot go further west in Norway. Travel off the beaten track and explore FjordKysten's exciting destinations - a taste of authentic coastal life.

Tour suggestions along FjordKysten

Visit the charming fishing village of Kalvåg or take the boat out Utvær, Norway’s westernmost island.

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 Haugesund and Haugalandet

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

Attractions in Bergen

Top attractions in Bergen include Bryggen, the Fløibanen Funicular, the Fish Market, the Edvard Grieg Museum at Troldhaugen and Fantoft Stave Church.

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.

Scenic attractions in Stryn and Nordfjord

Experience the blue ice of the Jostedalsbreen Glacier, magnificent mountain scenery, lush valleys and the sea-pounded coast.

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.

Scenic Attractions in Ryfylke

The panoramic view from Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) includes the Lysefjord and the surrounding mountain areas.

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 Nordfjord

The Nordfjord stretches from the Jostedalsbreen Glacier out to the Stadhavet Ocean.

The Geirangerfjord

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

The Sognefjord

Norway’s longest and deepest fjord extends inland to the national parks of Jotunheimen and Jostedalsbreen.

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.

Attractions in the areas of the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen

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

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.

Visitors' recommendations in the Sognefjord area

- The best experience I had was the walk up to Molden, because of the view of Jotunheimen, says Alan Barber, on vacation in Norway.

Kayaking on the Eidfjord

- I’m so excited. I’ve no idea how to do it, but I’m sure it’s going to be fun to paddle on the fjord, smiles Elizabeth Peace from the US.

The Nærøyfjord and Aurlandsfjord

These two arms of the Sognefjord are both beautiful and dramatic. The Nærøyfjord is included on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Vøringsfossen waterfall

Vøringsfossen in Måbødalen is Norway's most famous waterfall, and has a fall of 182 meters, of which 145 meters is a direct drop.

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.

Attractions in Voss

Stalheimskleiva Mountain Road, Tvindefossen Waterfall and the panoramic view from Hanguren are popular attractions among visitors to Voss.
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