Ten recommended climbing places in Norway
From vertiginous rock faces and frozen waterfalls to climbing parks and indoor centers, Norway has much to offer climbers of all levels.
These top 10 lists make it easy for you to find holiday recommendations and the most popular places and activities in Norway.
Find detailed information on the main mountain regions in Norway. Galdhøpiggen in Jotunheimen is the tallest mountain at 8,100 feet above sea level.
More fun, more snow, more choice. The Norwegian ski season typically lasts for six months and usually offers good snow conditions throughout.
The Norwegian mountain wilderness is easily accessible. Go skiing, hiking or biking, or join a musk ox safari.
Climbing a frozen waterfall in Norway is an exceptional experience.
These 15 destinations in Norway are the most popular among the Norwegians themselves.
Winter is the best time for diving in Norway. Norwegian scuba diving magazine Dykking share their top 10 favorite places to dive.
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.
It's raining. No worries. Don't let bad weather spoil your holiday. There is much you can do indoors in Norway.
Norwegian golf star Suzann Pettersen travels the world but thinks few places compare to Norway. Lofoten, Oslo and Brekkestø are among her favorites.
Do you want to snap flamboyant fall foliage in Oslo, but are unsure where to catch the most dramatic colors? Here are our favorite spots.
Marion Fjelde Larsen, curator of the Lofotr Viking Museum, picks five places in Norway well worth a visit.
Find a port for your next boat holiday. These harbors have modern equipment and many offer an insight into Norwegian coastal culture and history.
The magazine Norway.com recommends the following 10 running locations in Norway.
Norway’s most widely travelled journalist and discerning adventurer, Jens A. Riisnæs, has put together a list of his 25 favourite places in Norway.
The Norwegian travel magazine Reiser & Ferie and the Norwegian Biking Association have ranked Norway’s top ten biking routes.
Norway still shows traces of the Ice Age, when the entire country was covered by ice. Jostedalsbreen is the largest glacier in Norway.
The Norwegian Mountain Code exists for your safety. Familiarise yourself with it and follow its advice before setting out.
The national parks safeguard the rich diversity of Norway's natural heritage, for nature's sake, for our own and for future generations.
Norway is mainly made of mountains and wilderness. You will find Northern Europe’s highest mountains, with craggy summits and rounded rock formations.
Eastern Norway´s varied landscape around Lillehammer and Hemsedal offers gentle hills and forest tracks to mountain rides. Plan your day trip here.
Bring the right equipment and clothing, and get tips on first aid.
The Norwegian Trekking Association offers marked trails all over Norway. Stay at a new cabin or hotel each night, and explore large mountain areas.
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.
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.