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.
Western Norway is famous for easily accessible fjords and mountains. The area offers activities such as hiking, glacier walking, fishing and cycling.
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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 is one of the largest hotel chains in Norway and covers most of the country.
The Molde area is known for the Trollstigen Mountain Road, Molde International Jazz Festival and the 222 mountain peaks of Molde Panorama.
Vibrant island communities, deep fjords, steep mountains, the incredible Atlantic Road, and charming Kristiansund – the region is full of contrasts.
Bergen is known for Bryggen Hanseatic Wharf, the Fish Market, and surrounding mountains and fjords, such as the Hardangerfjord and Sognefjord.
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 is Norway's longest fjord and one of its arms, the Nærøyfjord, is on UNESCO's World Heritage List.
Haugalandet is a good starting point for exploring the Lysefjord and its surrounding mountains. The city of Haugesund is famous for the Film Festival.
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 Hardanger area is known for the Hardangerfjord, the Hardangervidda mountain plateau, and the fantastic fruit tree blossoming in spring time.
There are wonderful adventures to be had along the fjord coast in the county of Sogn og Fjordane.
This area is known for glaciers, towering mountains and a beautiful coastline.
Ryfylke is home to the Lysefjord and the mountain formations of Kjerag and Prekestolen (The Pulpit Rock).
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 is unique and exceptionally beautiful – which is why this fjord landscape is included on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
The Kystriksveien route offers 650 kilometers of unique coastal landscape. The Vega island is on UNESCO's World Heritage List.
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.
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 offers nature adventures summer and winter. For nearly 200 years tourists have been seeking escapades based on Voss' nature and local culture.
The fjords of Norway were dug out by ice, stone and rock during successive ice ages.
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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Ålesund has around 40,000 inhabitants. It is the largest town in Sunnmøre, a region known for fishing, maritime technology and furniture production.
Spend one night at the historic Hotel Union Øye by the Hjørundfjord and the next in a lighthouse right in the centre of Ålesund.
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.
Would you like to bring a piece of Ålesund & Sunnmøre back home? Shopping centres, small boutiques and shops offer unique gifts, arts and souvenirs.
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.
The stunning landscape of Fjord Norway is a paradise for hikers, with superb walks within easy distance of Geiranger, Ålesund and Nordfjord.
The most popular attractions in the area are the Geirangerfjord, the bird island of Runde, Ålesund's Art Nouveau architecture and Alnes Lighthouse.
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.
Ålesund is Norway's fishing capital. Fishing is also a popular activity for locals and tourists – simply because you are guaranteed to catch fish.
Use Ålesund as a starting point to explore the Geirangerfjord, the Hjørundfjord, and the scenic coastline with its flourishing wildlife.
The Lysefjord is situated close to Stavanger, and is especially known for the mountain formations of Kjerag and Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock).
Skiing with a fjord view. Sunnmøre's fjords and mountains are a perfect backdrop to unique and family-friendly winter adventures.
Almost a week is required for this trip where you visit the Jotunheimen Mountains, the Sognefjord and the UNESCO protected Geirangerfjord.
The Tourist Information Office in Ålesund is situated at Skateflukaia in the city centre. Other offices are located in key areas throughout Sunnmøre.
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.
Direct flights from several destinations in Europe make it easy to visit the Stavanger Region whether it is for business or holiday.
Accommodation options are many in the Stavanger Region. Choose between hotels, bed & breakfasts, holiday cottages, camp sites and even lighthouses.
The Stavanger region consists of the municipalities of Randaberg, Stavanger, Sandnes, Sola, Gjesdal, Klepp, Time and Hå.
Experience the Gladmat Food Festival, or visit the restaurant Tango run by Kjartan Skjelde, one of Norway's best known chefs.
The Stavanger region offers many shopping opportunities - large shopping centres, charming city shopping, niche boutiques and factory outlets.
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.
The Stavanger Region boasts many scenic attractions, among them the Lysefjord, Solastranda Beach and the mountains of Preikestolen and Kjerag.
Visit the Norwegian Petroleum Museum, go on a cruise on the Lysefjord, ascend Preikestolen or join a guided sightseeing trip around Stavanger.
The Hardangerfjord, not far from Bergen, is especially known for fruit tree blossoming in spring, Folgefonna Glacier and Vøringsfossen Waterfall.
Norway’s biggest summer ski center at Stryn is situated at the edge of the famous Jostedalsbreen Glacier.
Completed in 1894, the Old Strynefjell mountain road was a masterpiece of road-building and engineering. Today it is a national tourist route.
Stay at an old fishermen's cabin or a rustic hotel by the coast. Or check out "the Sail", Molde's famous design hotel.
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.
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.
The towns of Molde and Åndalsnes have a choice of restaurants and cafés. Both local Norwegian and international cuisine feature on the menu.
The National Tourist Road Trollstigen is one of the most popular nature attractions in Norway. The Atlantic Road is also in the same region.
Molde and Romsdal lie 500 kilometers from Oslo and 450 kilometers from Bergen. The area is accessible by train, ferry, Hurtigruten, bus and plane.
Experience the UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord and the Trollstigen Mountain Road, two of Norway's most dramatic and most visited attractions.
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.
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.
The region is known for a landscape full of contrasts. The greatest attractions are the Atlantic Road and the spectacular Aursjøvegen Mountain Road.
Today there are direct flights to Haugesund from Oslo and Bergen, as well as from eight destinations in Europe.
The nearest ski resort to Haugesund and Haugalandet is Røldal. Here you will find downhill runs and cross-country tracks.
Knitted clothing and textiles, handmade candles and local salmon are among the things you should buy 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.
Haugalandet is a geographical region in the county of Rogaland, in Western Norway. Haugesund is its main town.
There are several tourist information offices in the Fjell & Fjord region.
The tourist information offices around the region will help you make the most of your trip to Kristiansund and Nordmøre.
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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.
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.
Enjoy fjords, mountains and the North Sea coastline, or go on a guided walk on the Folgefonna Glacier.
Walk up to Kjerag and Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) mountain plateaus, go salmon fishing, or take a cruise on the Lysefjord.
Ryfylke is accessible from major Norwegian towns and ports of entry.
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 is the time for some excellent cross-country skiing near Bergen, and there are fantastic downhill slopes for those looking for action.
Fishermen's cabins, traditional farms and hotels - the region offers a selection of accommodation. Why not spend the night at Haugjegla Lighthouse?
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.
The main tourist information office for Sunnhordland is located in Leirvik.
The main road E39 goes through Sunnhordland, and express boats to and from Bergen and Stavanger call at Leirvik.
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.
See several of Norway's most popular attractions, such as the Nærøyfjord, Urnes Stave Church, Flåm Railway and Vettisfossen Waterfall.
Follow these tour suggestions to visit the highlights of Molde and Romsdal: the Trollstigen Mountain Road and the Atlantic Road.
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.
Experience the Sognefjord and the Nærøyfjord by boat, hike the Jostedalsbreen Glacier or walk from cabin to cabin in Jotunheimen National Park.
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.
All the information you need on Bergen and the fjords in one place. At the tourist information you can also buy the Bergen Card.
The Sognefjord area is particularly well-known for the high quality of its fruit, berries, lamb, game, mountain trout and goat's cheese.
With more than 70 shops, the small town of Sogndal is the shopping and service center for the region.
Choose fresh delicacies delivered directly from the sea, or a local dish rich in tradition.
Visit the Haugesund region during the Viking Festival, the International Jazz Festival, known as Sildajazz, or the International Film Festival
Enjoy the white, sandy beaches of karmøy, Langfossen Waterfall in Etne and the mountains of Haugalandet.
You will find tourist information offices throughout the region.
The Tourist Information Offices in Stavanger and Sandnes can help you with just about any query.
The Sognefjord area is a paradise for hiking enthusiasts with a great variety of routes for both experienced and inexperienced adventurers.
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.
Bergen is Norway’s second largest city with 240.000 inhabitants. The city was founded more than 900 years ago.
Bergen has a good selection of accommodation in every price category - hotels, guesthouses, camp sites, youth hostels and private accommodation.
Go sightseeing in the city centre, explore the surrounding fjords and mountains, or join the popular round trip Norway in a Nutshell®.
In Bergen you find plenty of tempting shops – from the small and specialised to large department stores.
In Bergen you will find just about everything from tea rooms to gourmet fish restaurants, from small bistros to discotheques, bars and nightclubs.
There are several tourist information offices in the area.
Take part in Bergen's vibrant cultural scene. The nearness to nature makes Bergen a good starting point for outdoor activities.
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.
You cannot go further west in Norway. Travel off the beaten track and explore FjordKysten's exciting destinations - a taste of authentic coastal life.
Visit the charming fishing village of Kalvåg or take the boat out Utvær, Norway’s westernmost island.
The variations in the nature along FjordKysten allows for many different activities. Relax at a spa, or try for example surfing, fishing and cycling.
Join a cruise on the Hardangerfjord, go glacier walking on Folgefonna or choose a round trip by car.
Take a cruise on the magnificant Hardangerfjord, go hiking over Hardangervidda or explore the Folgefonna Glacier.
Hiking on Hardangervidda Mountain Plateau, glacier walking on Folgefonna and fjord cruises are popular ways of experiencing this region of contrast.
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.
Along FjordKysten you will find art galleries and charming local shops selling locally produced food and handicrafts.
Along the coast there are several tourist information offices which can provide you with the information you need for travelling in FjordKysten.
Sognefjord is the area where you find the Flåm Railway, the Nærøyfjord, Jotunheimen, Jostedalsbreen, Urnes Stave Church and Vettisfossen Waterfall.
Along the coast of the county of Sogn og Fjordane you will find friendly and comfortable accommodation alternatives.
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.
Take a cruise on the Sognefjord or drive the Sognefjell Mountain Road through Jotunheimen National Park.
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.
In the garden of Fjord Norway, Hardanger, you will find peace and stunning surroundings, whether your choice is budget or high-quality accommodation.
The Hardanger farmers are specialists in fruit and berries, and Hardanger is Norway’s most prolific apple and cherry faming region.
Tourist information offices in the Hardangerfjord Region.
Hardanger has been an important European tourist destination since the nineteenth century, and is perfect for outdoor adventures or just relaxation.
Interested in historical tours, landscape and recreational activities, culture and fjords? At Haugesund and Haugalandet you can experience it all.
Top attractions in Bergen include Bryggen, the Fløibanen Funicular, the Fish Market, the Edvard Grieg Museum at Troldhaugen and Fantoft Stave Church.
The international newspaper the Huffington Post is charmed by the beauty of Norway's fjords and islands, the midnight sun and the northern lights.
White snow, beautiful slopes and groomed cross-country trails all await in Stryn and Nordfjord.
Stryn and Nordfjord are famous for excellent fish, fruit and high quality restaurants. Goat meat is another local speciality.
Explore the Nordfjord region by car, making sure you drive the Old Strynefjell Mountain Road and take a ferry on the UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord.
There are several tourist information offices in the Stryn and Nordfjord area. Find the one that is closest to you.
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.
Experience the blue ice of the Jostedalsbreen Glacier, magnificent mountain scenery, lush valleys and the sea-pounded coast.
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.
The Nordfjord region consists of the municipalities of Stryn, Hornindal, Gloppen, Eid, Vågsøy and Selje.
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.
Shop local handicrafts, fruit and berries, apple juice and farm products.
The panoramic view from Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) includes the Lysefjord and the surrounding mountain areas.
Majestic peaks and a rugged alpine massif distinguish Sunnmørsalpene from other mountain areas in Norway. Off-piste skiing is at its best here.
There are several tourist information offices in the Ryfylke area.
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.
Find out about typical ingredients in the Ryfylke kitchen, popular restaurants in the area, and food-related festivals.
Drive the National Tourist Route Ryfylke or take a cruise on the Lysefjord.
As you journey through Ryfylke you will find varied accommodation, from Lysebotn at the head of the Lysefjord to Sauda in the north.
A walk in the mountains, in the forest or along the fjord may be the best ways to get to know the Nordfjord region.
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.
Shop for traditional wood carved items and knitted jumpers, or buy fashion clothes from Moods of Norway in the town of Stryn.
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 stretches from the Jostedalsbreen Glacier out to the Stadhavet Ocean.
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 deep blue UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord is surrounded by majestic, snow-covered mountain peaks, wild waterfalls and lush, green vegetation.
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.
Norway’s longest and deepest fjord extends inland to the national parks of Jotunheimen and Jostedalsbreen.
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.
In Ryfylke, Fjord Norway, green skerries and cultural landscapes are suddenly replaced by mountains, rockslides, polished cliffs and fjords.
Trollheimen is as rugged a mountain range as any in Norway, but with green, idyllic valleys interspersed in between the peaks.
Follow the scenic Hardangerfjord in Fjord Norway, where for over a century travelers have come to see mountains, fjords, waterfalls and glaciers.
The road over Gaularfjellet takes travellers past many waterfalls along the mighty
Sognefjord, Norway's longest and deepest fjord.
The vast mountain plateau of Hardangervidda is one of Europe's largest. It is also home to Northern Europe’s largest stock of reindeer.
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.
Rallarvegen lets you set your own pace through 50 miles of mountainous scenery. No wonder it's Norway's most popular cycle route.
Jotunheimen has the largest concentration of mountains higher than 6,500 feet in Northern Europe.
Try rafting, go for a hike in the mountains, or enjoy a sightseeing trip on the Geirangerfjord.
Visit one of the tourist information offices for updated information on accommodation, public transport, hiking and activities.
The spectacular nature, with the Geirangerfjord and the Trollstigen Mountain Road, is the top attraction.
- We are up for some real mountain hiking today, and hopefully we will do some glacier walking as well, says Anders Löwgren from Sweden.
Route suggestions on how to reach the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen Mountain Road by public transport or your own car.
Experience a hiking holiday in the most spectacular scenery of Fjord Norway - in the surroundings of the famous Geirangerfjord.
Try a local speciality; goat's milk caramel from Herdalssetra or strawberry cake from Valldal.
National Geographic Adventure recommends Ålesund and Tromsø for hiking, surfing, skiing and biking. And there is more.
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.
Whether you seek the simple life, or luxury, there is accommodation to meet your needs – in Geiranger, Valldal or another picturesque village.
The area's unique natural surroundings were created during the last ice age, when glaciers carved out deep fjords and shaped the high mountains.
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.
- 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.
- The best experience I had was the walk up to Molden, because of the view of Jotunheimen, says Alan Barber, on vacation in Norway.
- 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.
Experience the cultural heritage of Northern Norway and its many natural wonders, from the majestic Svartisen Glacier to the Vega Islands.
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Voss Tourist Information can help you plan your stay and assist with enquiries, including booking accommodation and activities, once you are in Voss.
Voss offers a variety of accommodation types, ranging from comfortable hotels and cabins to characteristic mountain lodges and camp sites.
Hiking, mountain biking, sky diving, alpine skiing... From jazz to extreme sports, Voss offers a wide range of activities and festivals year round.
A steep railway taking you past spectacular waterfalls, in and out of snow-capped mountains and ending up by the Aurlandsfjord.
Taking care of business for some, a way of life for others: More and more of Norway's tourism industry follows sustainable principles.
- The amazing views over the mountains and the Hardangerfjord are what I most love about my job, smiles experienced glacier guide Åsmund Bakke.
The iconic Pulpit Rock rises 1970 feet above the Lysefjord. Take the hike and enjoy the spectacular views.
Lærdal, situated at the end of the Sognefjord, boasts attractions like Borgund Stave Church and the old Gamle Lærdalsøyri Village.
Shot in its entirety in Bremanger in Norway, Madcon's latest music video "All I Do" gets its world premiere right here on Visitnorway.
Røldal is known to be extremely snow-secure. Here you will find some of Norway's best off-piste skiing in steep rocky terrain.
Most people explore Kystriksveien by car, but there are plenty of options for those who prefer public transport.
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.
The tourist information center in Steinkjer will help you book accommodation and plan a tailor-made itinerary for your trip along Kystriksveien.
Spend at least five days when driving from Steinkjer to Bodø.
You will find many places offering good food along Kystriksveien, from fine dining restaurants to corner shops selling local produce.
You will find artists, craftsmen and farmers selling things as varied as Sami-inspired handicrafts and local food along the Kystriksveien road.
The best place for fishing along Kystriksveien is Saltstraumen. Hiking and biking are other popular activities.
One ski destination, two ski centers, and a long skiing tradition - Voss, the winter capital in Fjord Norway, offers much skiing fun.
Eating out in the big cities.
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.
Choose between short and long trips, watch nature and scenery, enjoy culture or take a walk in the pretty landscape.
Shopping centers and smaller, specialized boutiques selling anything from gourmet food to hand-crafted souvenirs can all be found in Kristiansund.
Grenland offers a wide range of restaurants serving everything from international food to traditional Norwegian farmhouse cooking.
Wintertime in Kristiansund and Nordmøre normally offers loads of snow and great skiing. You can also join a killer whale safari.
Bacalao, a dish made of dry and salted cod, is the main speciality in the Kristiansund and Nordmøre region.
Follow the coast driving or cycling along the beautiful Atlantic Road, or head inland and discover the majestic mountains of Trollheimen.
Deep-sea fishing, sea kayaking and killer whale safaris are all popular activities in the Kristiansund and Nordmøre region.
Flåm is a good place to buy your souvenirs.
The Flåm Railway is a part of one of Norway's most popular round trips; Norway in a nutshell®.
The Flåm Tourist Office has brochures of the area, and can help you book accommodation, tickets for round trips and fjord cruises.
Go on a journey with the spectacular Flåm Railway and later explore the Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord. Flåm is also perfect for hiking and cycling.
Knitted sweaters and goat and reindeer skins are among the most popular souvenirs to buy in Molde and Romsdal.
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.
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.
- 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.
This UNESCO protected old merchant quarter of Bergen is the only preserved business district from the Hanseatic period.
- 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.
- 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.
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.
Visit Lom Stave Church, the Norwegian Mountain Museum in Lom or Gallery Jotunheimen to learn about local traditions and culture.
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.
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.
Taste the Camembert from Eiker Gårdsysteri or the pure apple juice from Eplegården. If you prefer gourmet food, the Drammen Region has that too.
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.
See local artist at work and buy art and handicrafts directly from them. The region also has several large and modern shopping centres.
The major transportation hub for the region is Kristiansund, which is easily accessible by car, plane and boat.
These two arms of the Sognefjord are both beautiful and dramatic. The Nærøyfjord is included on UNESCO's World Heritage List.
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.
Flåm is located in the heart of Western Norway, easily accessible by car, bus, boat or train.
Vøringsfossen in Måbødalen is Norway's most famous waterfall, and has a fall of 182 meters, of which 145 meters is a direct drop.
- There were many highlights on the train journey with the Flåm Railway. Kjosfossen waterfall was breathtaking, says Anne Heimann from Germany.
The small town of Flåm has 450 inhabitants and is situated in the municipality of Aurland.
Go skating in the middle of Drammen, try cross-country skiing in Finnemarka, or go snowboarding at Drammen Ski Centre.
Drive through Hardangervidda National Park in Eastern Norway and over Northern Europe's largest mountain plateau, where wild reindeer still roam free.
High in the Jotunheimen mountains, the Sognefjellet National Tourist Route runs between the Sognefjord and the Gudbrandsdalen Valley.
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.
The hike might look a bit scary, but there are three routes to the top, of varying difficulty, all revealing the same breathtaking views.
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.
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.
Hike from the Preikestolen Mountain Lodge to the top of Pulpit Rock, 600 meters above the Lysefjord, with Norway host David Spinx.
The Drammen Region is located centrally in Eastern Norway, not far from the capital city of Oslo.
Lake Gjende is a great starting point for hiking and kayaking in the Jotunheimen Mountain Area.
- We were presented to real Norwegian culture, says Peter Fostekew from England after visiting Otternes Bygdetun.
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.
With its dramatic scenery, relatively mild climate and plentiful salmon, Surna became a magnet for aristocratic English anglers in the 1870s.
Stay beside emerald green fjords, blue glaciers and mighty waterfalls, on idyllic farms or high up in the mountains surrounded by jagged peaks.
Take the funicular railway in Bergen to the look-out point on the Fløien mountain.
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
Voss has a long food heritage. Vossafår, fenalår and smalahove are all popular local products you should try during your stay.
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 runs through one of the most scenic regions of Western Norway, in an area with dramatic mountains, waterfalls and steep valleys.
Voss is centrally located in Southwestern Norway. The town has nearly 14,000 inhabitants and serves as a regional centre.
Stalheimskleiva Mountain Road, Tvindefossen Waterfall and the panoramic view from Hanguren are popular attractions among visitors to Voss.
Located close to Bergen between the Hardangerfjord and the Sognefjord, Voss makes an excellent base for exploring Fjord Norway.
The Flåm Railway takes you to a panorama view of the fjords and mountains in the area.
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.
The tourist information in the city of Drammen is open all year.
Enjoy a show in beautiful Drammen Theatre or challenge yourself with contemporary art at Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium.
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.
Petrines Gjestgiveri in Norddal, not far from Geiranger, was voted "The best place to eat along the road in 2006".
Discover Norway's highlights with Fjord Tours' spectacular and popular round trips.
A journey with the iconic Hurtigruten offers the best views at a gentle pace – it is the ideal way to discover Norway’s varied coastal landscape.
The Classic Roundtrip Voyage with Hurtigruten is a 12 day journey, but there are also shorter options available.
Every season has its charm; the northern lights in winter, the Arctic awakening in spring, the midnight sun in summer and the vivid colors in fall.
Experience the unique privately owned hotels of Best Western Hotels Norway, located from Alta in the far north to Halden in the south.
Hurtigruten’s extensive program of excursions takes advantage of local guides and benefits from calling at ports that larger ships cannot reach.
A Hurtigruten voyage is arguably the best way to experience Norway. Discover fjords, waterways and ports that other ships cannot reach.
See this small but great country.
Utne Hotel in Hardanger is one of the oldest hotels in Norway to have operated continuously as a hotel in the same building.
Sola Strand Hotel is situated by Solastranden Beach, close to Stavanger Airport Sola.
Grand Hotel Terminus has been a natural stopover for visitors to Bergen since 1928.