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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.

Fjord Norway

Western Norway is famous for easily accessible fjords and mountains. The area offers activities such as hiking, glacier walking, fishing and cycling.

Stories for life

Travel to Norway with Eastenders actor David Spinx and see him experience things he never could have dreamt of. Watch the 12 films.

The Stavanger Region

Explore the Lysefjord and the mountains Preikestolen and Kjerag, or relax on Jæren's beaches. Visit Stavanger and experience its rich cultural life.

Rica Hotels

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

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.

Bergen

Bergen is known for Bryggen Hanseatic Wharf, the Fish Market, and surrounding mountains and fjords, such as the Hardangerfjord and Sognefjord.

Sunnhordland

Sunnhordland lies south of Bergen at the mouth of the Hardangerfjord, and is known for the Folgefonna National Park and the Barony in Rosendal.

The Sognefjord area

The Sognefjord is Norway's longest fjord and one of its arms, the Nærøyfjord, is on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Haugesund and Haugalandet

Haugalandet is a good starting point for exploring the Lysefjord and its surrounding mountains. The city of Haugesund is famous for the Film Festival.

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.

The Hardangerfjord Region

The Hardanger area is known for the Hardangerfjord, the Hardangervidda mountain plateau, and the fantastic fruit tree blossoming in spring time.

FjordKysten

There are wonderful adventures to be had along the fjord coast in the county of Sogn og Fjordane.

Stryn & Nordfjord

This area is known for glaciers, towering mountains and a beautiful coastline.

Ryfylke

Ryfylke is home to the Lysefjord and the mountain formations of Kjerag and Prekestolen (The Pulpit Rock).

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.

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.

Flåm

Beautiful Flåm is situated in the innermost part of the Aurlandsfjord, a tributary of the 204 kilometres long and up to 1,308 metres deep Sognefjord.

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.

Voss

Voss offers nature adventures summer and winter. For nearly 200 years tourists have been seeking escapades based on Voss' nature and local culture.

What Is a Fjord?

The fjords of Norway were dug out by ice, stone and rock during successive ice ages.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Lysefjord

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Getting to the Stavanger region and around

Direct flights from several destinations in Europe make it easy to visit the Stavanger Region whether it is for business or holiday.

Where to stay in the Stavanger region

Accommodation options are many in the Stavanger Region. Choose between hotels, bed & breakfasts, holiday cottages, camp sites and even lighthouses.

Key facts about the Stavanger Region

The Stavanger region consists of the municipalities of Randaberg, Stavanger, Sandnes, Sola, Gjesdal, Klepp, Time and Hå.

Food in the Stavanger region

Experience the Gladmat Food Festival, or visit the restaurant Tango run by Kjartan Skjelde, one of Norway's best known chefs.

Shopping in the Stavanger region

The Stavanger region offers many shopping opportunities - large shopping centres, charming city shopping, niche boutiques and factory outlets.

Tour suggestions in the Stavanger region

Go on a sightseeing tour of Stavanger, the Lysefjord or Norway’s only "palm island". Rent a bicycle or car and explore the region on your own.

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.

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.

The Hardangerfjord

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

Summer Skiing in Norway

Norway’s biggest summer ski center at Stryn is situated at the edge of the famous Jostedalsbreen Glacier.

The Old Strynefjell National Tourist Route

Completed in 1894, the Old Strynefjell mountain road was a masterpiece of road-building and engineering. Today it is a national tourist route.

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.

Geiranger - Trollstigen National Tourist Route

Experience the UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord and the Trollstigen Mountain Road, two of Norway's most dramatic and most visited attractions.

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.

Getting to Haugesund and Haugalandet, and around

Today there are direct flights to Haugesund from Oslo and Bergen, as well as from eight destinations in Europe.

Winter in Haugesund and Haugalandet

The nearest ski resort to Haugesund and Haugalandet is Røldal. Here you will find downhill runs and cross-country tracks.

Shopping in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Knitted clothing and textiles, handmade candles and local salmon are among the things you should buy in Haugesund and Haugalandet.

Where to stay in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Spend the night at a lighthouse in the open sea outside of Haugesund, or find a hotel or fishermen's cabin on the coast.

Key facts about Haugesund and Haugalandet

Haugalandet is a geographical region in the county of Rogaland, in Western Norway. Haugesund is its main town.

Tourist information in the Fjell & Fjord region

There are several tourist information offices in the Fjell & Fjord region.

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.

TripAdvisor forum on Bergen

Read tips about Norwegian destinations from other travelers on the TripAdvisor forums. Ask for advice, and share your own experiences in turn.

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.

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.

Scenic Attractions in Sunnhordland

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

What to Do in Ryfylke

Walk up to Kjerag and Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) mountain plateaus, go salmon fishing, or take a cruise on the Lysefjord.

Getting to Ryfylke and Around

Ryfylke is accessible from major Norwegian towns and ports of entry.

Winter by the Sognefjord

Wake up with a fjord view and go skiing in the mountains. Some of the best snow conditions in Norway are only minutes away from the Sognefjord.

Winter in Bergen

Winter is the time for some excellent cross-country skiing near Bergen, and there are fantastic downhill slopes for those looking for action.

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?

Dining in Sunnhordland

In Sunnhordland, you can enjoy a meal in Scandinavia's smallest "palace", as well as eat in an old prison or in a converted boathouse.

Tourist information in Sunnhordland

The main tourist information office for Sunnhordland is located in Leirvik.

Getting to Sunnhordland

The main road E39 goes through Sunnhordland, and express boats to and from Bergen and Stavanger call at Leirvik.

Key facts about Sunnhordland

There are 60,000 people living in Sunnhordland. Stord and Husnes are the only two towns in the area. The Hardangerfjord is central in the region.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Where to stay in Sunnhordland

Stay in a cabin in the mountains, or in a luxurious hotel by the fjord. Guest houses such as Kubbervik and Bekkjarvik ooze charm and atmosphere.

Tourist information for Bergen

All the information you need on Bergen and the fjords in one place. At the tourist information you can also buy the Bergen Card.

Food and drink in the Sognefjord area

The Sognefjord area is particularly well-known for the high quality of its fruit, berries, lamb, game, mountain trout and goat's cheese.

Shopping in the Sognefjord area

With more than 70 shops, the small town of Sogndal is the shopping and service center for the region.

Dining in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Choose fresh delicacies delivered directly from the sea, or a local dish rich in tradition.

Festivals in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Visit the Haugesund region during the Viking Festival, the International Jazz Festival, known as Sildajazz, or the International Film Festival

Scenic attractions in Haugesund and Haugalandet

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

Tourist information in Stavanger and Sandnes

The Tourist Information Offices in Stavanger and Sandnes can help you with just about any query.

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.

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.

Key facts on Bergen

Bergen is Norway’s second largest city with 240.000 inhabitants. The city was founded more than 900 years ago.

Where to stay in Bergen

Bergen has a good selection of accommodation in every price category - hotels, guesthouses, camp sites, youth hostels and private accommodation.

Tour suggestions in Bergen

Go sightseeing in the city centre, explore the surrounding fjords and mountains, or join the popular round trip Norway in a Nutshell®.

Shopping in Bergen

In Bergen you find plenty of tempting shops – from the small and specialised to large department stores.

Restaurants and nightlife in Bergen

In Bergen you will find just about everything from tea rooms to gourmet fish restaurants, from small bistros to discotheques, bars and nightclubs.

What to do in Bergen

Take part in Bergen's vibrant cultural scene. The nearness to nature makes Bergen a good starting point for outdoor activities.

Getting to Bergen and around

It is easy to travel to Bergen from the Continent and the rest of Norway - whether you choose air, road, rail or sea, connections are excellent.

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.

Tour Suggestions in the Hardangerfjord Region

Join a cruise on the Hardangerfjord, go glacier walking on Folgefonna or choose a round trip by car.

Attractions in the Hardangerfjord Region

Take a cruise on the magnificant Hardangerfjord, go hiking over Hardangervidda or explore the Folgefonna Glacier.

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.

Key facts about FjordKysten

FjordKysten is the coastal area in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, stretching from Gulen, near the Sognefjord, in the south to Bremanger in the north.

Shopping along FjordKysten

Along FjordKysten you will find art galleries and charming local shops selling locally produced food and handicrafts.

Tourist information along FjordKysten

Along the coast there are several tourist information offices which can provide you with the information you need for travelling in FjordKysten.

Key facts about the Sognefjord area

Sognefjord is the area where you find the Flåm Railway, the Nærøyfjord, Jotunheimen, Jostedalsbreen, Urnes Stave Church and Vettisfossen Waterfall.

Where to stay along FjordKysten

Along the coast of the county of Sogn og Fjordane you will find friendly and comfortable accommodation alternatives.

Getting to FjordKysten and around

FjordKysten is situated in the middle of Fjord Norway. It is easy to get here by plane, scheduled express boats, your own boat, by bus or car.

Tour suggestions in the Sognefjord area

Take a cruise on the Sognefjord or drive the Sognefjell Mountain Road through Jotunheimen National Park.

Getting to the Hardangerfjord Region and around

Hardanger is a five-hour drive from Oslo, and a one-hour drive from Bergen. The area is easily accessed by car or public transport.

Where to stay in the Hardangerfjord Region

In the garden of Fjord Norway, Hardanger, you will find peace and stunning surroundings, whether your choice is budget or high-quality accommodation.

Food in the Hardangerfjord Region

The Hardanger farmers are specialists in fruit and berries, and Hardanger is Norway’s most prolific apple and cherry faming region.

Key facts about the Hardangerfjord Region

Hardanger has been an important European tourist destination since the nineteenth century, and is perfect for outdoor adventures or just relaxation.

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.

Winter in Stryn and Nordfjord

White snow, beautiful slopes and groomed cross-country trails all await in Stryn and Nordfjord.

Restaurants and local food in Nordfjord

Stryn and Nordfjord are famous for excellent fish, fruit and high quality restaurants. Goat meat is another local speciality.

Tour suggestions in Stryn and Nordfjord

Explore the Nordfjord region by car, making sure you drive the Old Strynefjell Mountain Road and take a ferry on the UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord.

Tourist information for Stryn and Nordfjord

There are several tourist information offices in the Stryn and Nordfjord area. Find the one that is closest to you.

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.

Scenic attractions in Stryn and Nordfjord

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

Where to stay in Stryn and Nordfjord

Stay at a family-run historic hotel such as the Gloppen, a spa resort such as Alexandra Hotel, or in a cabin by the fjord.

Key facts about Stryn and Nordfjord

The Nordfjord region consists of the municipalities of Stryn, Hornindal, Gloppen, Eid, Vågsøy and Selje.

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.

Shopping in the Hardangerfjord Region

Shop local handicrafts, fruit and berries, apple juice and farm products.

Scenic Attractions in Ryfylke

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

Sunnmørsalpene

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

Tourist Information in Ryfylke

There are several tourist information offices in the Ryfylke area.

Winter in Ryfylke

Sauda in Fjord Norway is a great winter destination, offering Alpine and cross-country skiing as well as winter fishing, ski boat, hiking and more.

Food in Ryfylke

Find out about typical ingredients in the Ryfylke kitchen, popular restaurants in the area, and food-related festivals.

Tour Suggestions in Ryfylke

Drive the National Tourist Route Ryfylke or take a cruise on the Lysefjord.

Where to Stay in Ryfylke

As you journey through Ryfylke you will find varied accommodation, from Lysebotn at the head of the Lysefjord to Sauda in the north.

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.

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.

Shopping in Stryn and Nordfjord

Shop for traditional wood carved items and knitted jumpers, or buy fashion clothes from Moods of Norway in the town of Stryn.

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.

Getting to Stryn and Nordfjord and around

Drive or take a bus to Stryn and Nordfjord from the main cities in Norway, take the boat from Bergen, or fly into Sandane, Ørsta-Volda or Ålesund.

The Geirangerfjord

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

North Sea Road - Nordsjøvegen

Discover the viking spirit along The North Sea Road, from Kristiansand in Southern Norway to Haugesund at the west coast, by car, bicycle and foot.

The Sognefjord

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

Top 10 Kayaking Experiences in Norway

Olympic gold medalist Eirik Verås Larsen has been kayaking for nearly 30 years. This is his list of top places to experience kayaking in Norway.

Ryfylke National Tourist Route

In Ryfylke, Fjord Norway, green skerries and cultural landscapes are suddenly replaced by mountains, rockslides, polished cliffs and fjords.

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.

Hardanger National Tourist Route

Follow the scenic Hardangerfjord in Fjord Norway, where for over a century travelers have come to see mountains, fjords, waterfalls and glaciers.

Gaularfjellet National Tourist Route

The road over Gaularfjellet takes travellers past many waterfalls along the mighty Sognefjord, Norway's longest and deepest fjord.

Hardangervidda

The vast mountain plateau of Hardangervidda is one of Europe's largest. It is also home to Northern Europe’s largest stock of reindeer.

Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route

The road over Aurlandsfjellet is a journey across a barren plateau through a desolate landscape of snow and rocks with the occasional sprig of grass.

Cycle Rallarvegen from the Mountains to the Sea

Rallarvegen lets you set your own pace through 50 miles of mountainous scenery. No wonder it's Norway's most popular cycle route.

Jotunheimen

Jotunheimen has the largest concentration of mountains higher than 6,500 feet in Northern Europe.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Jæren National Tourist Route

Jæren offers open skies, wide horizons and endless ocean. Mile upon mile of sandy beaches and sand dunes, only broken by boulders and salmon rivers.

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.

Kongeparken Family Park

Try a ride with this year's new attraction - a big dipper equivalent to the ones found in the Disney parks in in the USA.

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.

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.

TripAdvisor forum on Southern Norway

Read tips about Norwegian destinations from other travelers on the TripAdvisor forums. Ask for advice, and share your own experiences in turn.

TripAdvisor forum on the Stavanger Region

Read tips about Norwegian destinations from other travelers on the TripAdvisor forums. Ask for advice, and share your own experiences in turn.

Tourist Information in Voss

Voss Tourist Information can help you plan your stay and assist with enquiries, including booking accommodation and activities, once you are in Voss.

Where to stay in Voss

Voss offers a variety of accommodation types, ranging from comfortable hotels and cabins to characteristic mountain lodges and camp sites.

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.

The Flåm Railway

A steep railway taking you past spectacular waterfalls, in and out of snow-capped mountains and ending up by the Aurlandsfjord.

Sustainable Vacations in Norway

Taking care of business for some, a way of life for others: More and more of Norway's tourism industry follows sustainable principles.

Blue ice trip on the Folgefonna Glacier

- The amazing views over the mountains and the Hardangerfjord are what I most love about my job, smiles experienced glacier guide Åsmund Bakke.

Hiking to Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock)

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

Lærdal by the Sognefjord

Lærdal, situated at the end of the Sognefjord, boasts attractions like Borgund Stave Church and the old Gamle Lærdalsøyri Village.

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Winter in Røldal

Røldal is known to be extremely snow-secure. Here you will find some of Norway's best off-piste skiing in steep rocky terrain.

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.

Tour suggestion along Kystriksveien

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

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.

Winter in Voss

One ski destination, two ski centers, and a long skiing tradition - Voss, the winter capital in Fjord Norway, offers much skiing fun.

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.

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.

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.

Where to eat in Grenland

Grenland offers a wide range of restaurants serving everything from international food to traditional Norwegian farmhouse cooking.

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.

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.

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 Flåm

Flåm is a good place to buy your souvenirs.

Tour suggestions in Flåm

The Flåm Railway is a part of one of Norway's most popular round trips; Norway in a nutshell®.

Tourist information in Flåm

The Flåm Tourist Office has brochures of the area, and can help you book accommodation, tickets for round trips and fjord cruises.

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.

Shopping in Molde and Romsdal

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

Riding a fjord horse in Fjord Norway

Travel to Tjøstheim Farm in Ryfylke and go horseback riding in fjords and mountains with Norway host David Spinx. Riding a fjord horse is easy.

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.

Bryggen - the Hanseatic wharf in Bergen

This UNESCO protected old merchant quarter of Bergen is the only preserved business district from the Hanseatic period.

Bicycling along the Sognefjord

- We came here to visit the UNESCO protected stave church at Urnes, and we combine it with biking along the fjord, says Lien Vermassen from Belgium.

Rafting down the Jostedalselva River

- We are on a reunion trip to Norway to experience the fjords and mountains. I have never tried river rafting before, says Maha Bouzeid from Sweden.

Getting to the Sognefjord and around

The Sognefjord is very centrally located at the heart of Fjord Norway, and this is where the best routes between Bergen, Oslo and Trondheim meet.

Attractions in Jotunheimen

Visit Lom Stave Church, the Norwegian Mountain Museum in Lom or Gallery Jotunheimen to learn about local traditions and culture.

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.

Climbing the Via Ferrata in Tyssedal

If you know the feeling of being scared of heights, you will probably be pretty frightened of the thought of climbing the Via Ferrata in Tyssedal.

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.

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.

Getting to Voss and around

It is easy to get to Voss by car, train and bus. Voss is located approximately 100 kilometres from Bergen, along the E16 and rv. 13 in Western Norway.

Getting to Flåm and around

Flåm is located in the heart of Western Norway, easily accessible by car, bus, boat or train.

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.

Visitors' recommendations in Flåm

- There were many highlights on the train journey with the Flåm Railway. Kjosfossen waterfall was breathtaking, says Anne Heimann from Germany.

Key facts about Flåm

The small town of Flåm has 450 inhabitants and is situated in the municipality of Aurland.

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.

Hardangervidda National Tourist Route

Drive through Hardangervidda National Park in Eastern Norway and over Northern Europe's largest mountain plateau, where wild reindeer still roam free.

Sognefjellet National Tourist Route

High in the Jotunheimen mountains, the Sognefjellet National Tourist Route runs between the Sognefjord and the Gudbrandsdalen Valley.

River expedition and salmon fishing

Norway host David Spinx travels to Ryfylke in Fjord Norway to go on an expedition on the Suldalslågen River. And he gets to try salmon fishing.

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.

Fjord cruise on the Lysefjord

Let Norway host David Spinx take you on a fjord cruise in Ryfylke to see the Pulpit Rock. And learn about the history of Norway along the way.

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.

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.

Key facts about the Drammen Region

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

Kayaking and hiking in Jotunheimen

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

Visitors' recommendations in Bergen

- We were presented to real Norwegian culture, says Peter Fostekew from England after visiting Otternes Bygdetun.

Urnes Stave Church

Urnes Stave Church in Luster, beside the Sognefjord, is the only stave church in the world to be included on UNESCO´s World Heritage List.

The Surna River

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

Where to stay in the Sognefjord area

Stay beside emerald green fjords, blue glaciers and mighty waterfalls, on idyllic farms or high up in the mountains surrounded by jagged peaks.

Fløibanen

Take the funicular railway in Bergen to the look-out point on the Fløien mountain.

Shopping in Voss

If you are searching for that special gift or souvenir, you can visit the workshops of local Voss artists for a selection of their unique products

Dining in Voss

Voss has a long food heritage. Vossafår, fenalår and smalahove are all popular local products you should try during your stay.

The Suldal River

The Suldal River runs for 22 kilometres from Lake Suldalsvatnet through a fertile valley with grazing sheep and cows until it reaches the sea at Sand.

The Flåm River

The Flåm River runs through one of the most scenic regions of Western Norway, in an area with dramatic mountains, waterfalls and steep valleys.

Key facts about Voss

Voss is centrally located in Southwestern Norway. The town has nearly 14,000 inhabitants and serves as a regional centre.

Attractions in Voss

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

Tour suggestions in Voss

Located close to Bergen between the Hardangerfjord and the Sognefjord, Voss makes an excellent base for exploring Fjord Norway.

Attractions in Flåm

The Flåm Railway takes you to a panorama view of the fjords and mountains in the area.

Where to stay in Flåm

In Flåm there is a variety of different types of accommodation, from top of the range tourist hotels to cabins, holiday apartments and camp sites.

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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