Travel to Norway with Eastenders actor David Spinx and see him experience things he never could have dreamt of. Watch the 12 films.
"Seeyouinnorway" - more than 50 films with exciting world class adventures and experiences in Northern Norway.
The land above the Arctic Circle is known for midnight sun and northern lights, Sami people in Finnmark and polar bears at the Svalbard Islands.
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.
During summer, the sun never sets. Capture this magnificent experience on a midnight sun cruise or safari before the darkness of winter arrives.
Hike or bike along coastal trails. Go skiing, climbing or rafting. Enjoy festivals and other cultural events. Deep-sea fishing is popular too.
The Sognefjord is Norway's longest fjord and one of its arms, the Nærøyfjord, is on UNESCO's World Heritage List.
Watch films and read articles from our summer tour in Fjord Norway. River rafting and glacier walking are two of many holiday activities.
Geilo offers many options for activities and experiences, no matter what season you choose to visit the area.
Kristiansand can offer a wide variety of culinary temptations. The proximity to the ocean enables us to offer you fresh fish and shellfish dishes.
Most famous for its ski slopes and hundreds of miles of cross country skiing, Geilo also offers many other exciting activities.
Geilo has 40 slopes and 18 lifts on two sides of the centre. In Geilo you can ski right down to the centre of the town.
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.
Follow actress Joanna Lumley as she travels to Northern Norway to fulfil a childhood dream and see the northern lights.
Kayaking, fishing, cycling or golfing make the most of your extra daylight hours outdoors in Northern Norway, creating memorable adventures.
Book a cycle tour, go sea kayaking, fishing, golfing or take a cruise to maximize your days of midnight sun in Northern Norway.
There is much for visitors to do under the northern lights in Northern Norway and Svalbard. Here are a few suggestions for activities and excursions.
Norway’s most popular astronomer, Knut Jørgen Røed Ødegaard shares his best midnight sun travel tips and some rather peculiar, interesting facts.
The fjords of Norway were dug out by ice, stone and rock during successive ice ages.
Here are some good tips to help you take good photographs of the northern lights on your next trip to Norway.
Learn below how to photograph this strange phenomena to share with friends and keep your memories fresh.
The Sami are Norway’s indigenous people. Travel to Northern Norway to experience their culture. Learn to throw a lasso, or try reindeer sledding.
During the Norwegian summer season, the sun never sets north of the Arctic Circle and for a couple of months the sun is visible 24 hours a day.
76 days of midnight sun between May and July greets travelers to Northern Norway. The further north you go, the more nights of midnight sun you get.
Experiencing the northern lights is an experience for life. Download this screensaver to get the mystical Aurora Borealis directly to your computer.
Enjoy a stroll around Lyngør and Merdø, take a boat trip through Blindleia and visit Lindesnes Lighthouse, Norway’s southernmost point.
Sørlandet's many small and white wooden towns offer special and one of a kind shops.
Seafood is a delicacy along the coast of Southern Norway, where fish is plentiful, while inland traditional food and local products await.
Enjoy famous bands at the music festivals, go fishing, cycling and hiking, or see lions at at Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park.
Here are some tips for great activities and tours in Southern Norway!
The Norwegian Riviera has been the number one summer holiday destination for Norwegians for decades, while remaining a hidden gem for many visitors.
Experience Southern Norway's white coastal towns by bike. This route takes you from Risør to Lillesand and Kristiansand.
The Torghatten Mountain, the bird island of Lovunden and the Saltfjellet-Svartisen National Park are among the attractions on this trip.
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.
Winter in Southern Norway is downhill or cross-country skiing in the mountains of Hovden or Sirdal. Alpine skiing and snowboarding is popular too.
Helgeland's culinary traditions span fish and seafood, bread, cakes, dairy products and meat. Here are a few places where you can try the local fare.
Buy art and handicrafts directly from local artists. The Helgeland region also has several modern shopping centres.
Go island hopping on a bike, paddle in a sea kayak, explore a cave or go hiking in the mountains dotted along Helgeland.
A UNESCO World Heritage site, a Viking long house, a mountain with a hole through it, puffins and eider ducks are among the attractions in Helgeland.
Experience the paddling paradise of the Helgeland Coast, which is regarded as one of Norway’s best areas for sea kayaking.
Put on your boots and get ready for outdoor adventures in Helgeland. Here, hiking fun is available for both experts and beginners.
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.
Experience the cultural heritage of Northern Norway and its many natural wonders, from the majestic Svartisen Glacier to the Vega Islands.
The most popular attractions in the area are the Geirangerfjord, the bird island of Runde, Ålesund's Art Nouveau architecture and Alnes Lighthouse.
The stunning landscape of Fjord Norway is a paradise for hikers, with superb walks within easy distance of Geiranger, Ålesund and Nordfjord.
Use Ålesund as a starting point to explore the Geirangerfjord, the Hjørundfjord, and the scenic coastline with its flourishing wildlife.
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.
Ålesund is Norway's fishing capital. Fishing is also a popular activity for locals and tourists – simply because you are guaranteed to catch fish.
The Lysefjord is situated close to Stavanger, and is especially known for the mountain formations of Kjerag and Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock).
Almost a week is required for this trip where you visit the Jotunheimen Mountains, the Sognefjord and the UNESCO protected Geirangerfjord.
Skiing with a fjord view. Sunnmøre's fjords and mountains are a perfect backdrop to unique and family-friendly winter adventures.
Norway’s biggest summer ski center at Stryn is situated at the edge of the famous Jostedalsbreen Glacier.
Spend at least five days when driving from Steinkjer to Bodø.
Visit the Norwegian Petroleum Museum, go on a cruise on the Lysefjord, ascend Preikestolen or join a guided sightseeing trip around Stavanger.
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.
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.
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.
You will find many places offering good food along Kystriksveien, from fine dining restaurants to corner shops selling local produce.
The Hardangerfjord, not far from Bergen, is especially known for fruit tree blossoming in spring, Folgefonna Glacier and Vøringsfossen Waterfall.
The Arendal Region's restaurants and cafés have delicacies to offer. Everything from sandwiches to five-course dinners, and more. It is your choice.
Shopping is possible outside towns, at shopping centres and in pleasant town centres. Both local stores and national chains are found in the area.
Visit charming Lyngør, or see the beautiful protected landscape Hove on Tromøy. Swim in potholes and learn about the culture of the region.
Winter in Arendal Region is beautiful, and there is a calm atmosphere for you to enjoy.
The varied nature in the Arendal Region displays idyllic towns, beautiful countryside and quiet woods and hills.
Enjoy the great outdoors hiking, sea kayaking, cycling, fishing and killer whale safaris. Explore local caves or dive in the Atlantic Ocean.
Nature plays an important role in many of the activities which are on offer in Troms.
Come visit Norway's national tourist roads; the Atlantic Road and the Trollstigen Road, and the fjord cities Molde, Kristiansund and Åndalsnes.
Shopping centres and smaller, specialised boutiques selling anything from gourmet food to hand-crafted souvenirs can be found in Nordmøre and Romsdal.
In Troms, you will find the normal selection of shops, as well as local art galleries and other specialist shops.
The best food in Troms is prepared with fresh local ingredients, such as cod or elk, combined with international culinary trends.
Winters in Troms feature blue light, northern lights and white snow.
The Polar Zoo and the three national parks of Reisa, Øvre Dividal and Ånderdalen are popular attractions in Troms.
Enjoy a scenic hike; walk the Fjord Route from Kristiansund or hike the Romsdalseggen ridge in the spectacular Romsdalen valley near Åndalsnes.
Completed in 1894, the Old Strynefjell mountain road was a masterpiece of road-building and engineering. Today it is a national tourist route.
The winter season normally lasts from December to April/May in Nordmøre and Romsdal. Loads of snow and skiing fun is yours for the taking.
Troms boasts three national parks with good hiking. Exploring Senja Island, Reisa National Park and Lauklines are among the highlights.
Visit fishing villages in the morning and go hiking in the mountains in the afternoon.
There are fish to be caught all year around. Cod fishing is at its best in winter time. Try Senja for a special fishing experience.
Hedmark is full of fun experiences for children. Get to know the animals at the open farms and animal parks, or try your hand at driving a mini-train.
In Indre Østfold you can dine on a traditional farm, in a gourmet restaurant or even inside a cave, sampling food made from locally grown produce.
Visit the Hovden Museum of Iron Production, the Vatnedalen dams or Bykle Old Church, one of the smallest and most beautiful churches in Norway.
Sample delicious local food at Fjellstoga or Bjåen Mountain Lodge, or get a qualified chef to come to your cabin and cook up a meal for you.
Sami products, silver jewelry and ceramics are among the many souvenirs you can buy when you visit Finnmark.
Sample local dishes made with reindeer, grouse, salmon or king crab when you visit Finnmark.
Finnmark offers fantastic opportunities for birding. The Varanger Peninsula in eastern Finnmark is one of Norway's most exclusive bird areas.
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With summer activities such as hiking, fishing, horseback riding or golf, Hedmark is the ideal spot for some peace and relaxation.
Join a fisherman on the fjord or experience a king crab safari, get to know Sami culture, try dog sledging or go on a snowmobile safari.
Choose a whale safari in Vesterålen or a sea eagle safari in Lofoten when you are in Nordland.
Hike one of several summits in the Hovden area, fish for trout in one of the local lakes, or go cross-country skiing on top-class tracks come winter.
Take a trip on the Halden Canal, Norway's oldest man-made waterway. Or visit the country's largest inland fortress in Mysen.
Play a round of golf at Mørk Golf in Spydeberg, catch a race at Rudskogen Motorpark, or splash out with the family at Østfoldbadet in Askim.
Hedmark is renowned for its stable climate, excellent snow conditions and miles and miles of groomed cross-country ski tracks.
See the northern lights, join a killer whale safari, experience the Lofoten Fishery or go skiing in Narvik.
When the weather permits, there are great opportunities for cross-country skiing, sledging and skating in Indre Østfold.
Hedmark offers a wide range of sights and attractions that give you a genuine insight into the exciting cultural history of the region.
Cross the Arctic Circle, visit Saltstraumen, the world’s strongest maelstrom, and head out to the internationally acclaimed Lofoten Islands.
Experience the UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord and the Trollstigen Mountain Road, two of Norway's most dramatic and most visited attractions.
In early March, teams of dogs and men set off across the icy wastes of the Finnmarksvidda mountain plateau on the world's northernmost sled dog race.
Hedmark can offer mountains and lush valleys, cultural landscapes and scenic waterways, inviting you to explore and find your own favourite spot.
You can experience a lot in a short amount of time in Hedmark. Here are some suggested routes for trips lasting a few days.
Hedmark is a culinary delight with food based on fresh, local produce. Taste homemade sausages and goat cheese ice cream with blackcurrant purée.
Hedmark's cultural scene offers everything from fine arts to large sporting events and provides diverse entertainment all year round.
Hovden, located 2788 feet above sea level in the Setesdal Valley in Southern Norway, guarantees a long snow season.
Come face to face with the red king crab in the Barents Sea outside the coast of Finnmark. Afterwards you are offered a taste of the succulent meat.
Let reindeer drag you across the white plains of Finnmark in Northern Norway.
Nordland gives you many possibilities for round trips or a longer stay in one place.
Experience the North Cape, the huge national parks or Finnmarksvidda mountain plateau.
Driving from Tana to Lakselv takes you past famous salmon rivers and the Børselvfjellet mountains.
With its fjords and the unique Finnmarksvidda mountain plateau, the vast county of Finnmark is well-suited for hiking holidays for the whole family.
Follow these tour suggestions to experience the Trollstigen Mountain Road and the Atlantic Road; the highlights of the Nordmøre and Romsdal region.
Knitted clothing and textiles, handmade candles and local salmon are among the things you should buy in Haugesund and Haugalandet.
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 nearest ski resort to Haugesund and Haugalandet is Røldal. Here you will find downhill runs and cross-country tracks.
Get a bird's eye view of Lillehammer and the Gudbrandsdalen Valley with these amazing 360 panorama photos.
Take part in Bergen's vibrant cultural scene. The nearness to nature makes Bergen a good starting point for outdoor activities.
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.
Experience the Sognefjord and the Nærøyfjord by boat, hike the Jostedalsbreen Glacier or walk from cabin to cabin in Jotunheimen National Park.
Walk up to Kjerag and Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) mountain plateaus, go salmon fishing, or take a cruise on the Lysefjord.
In Sunnhordland you can go hiking in the mountains, fish for pollock in the sea, swim in the fjord and go to a concert – all in one day.
See several of Norway's most popular attractions, such as the Nærøyfjord, Urnes Stave Church, Flåm Railway and Vettisfossen Waterfall.
Enjoy fjords, mountains and the North Sea coastline, or go on a guided walk on the Folgefonna Glacier.
Enjoy the white, sandy beaches of karmøy, Langfossen Waterfall in Etne and the mountains of Haugalandet.
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.
Go sightseeing in the city centre, explore the surrounding fjords and mountains, or join the popular round trip Norway in a Nutshell®.
With more than 70 shops, the small town of Sogndal is the shopping and service center for the region.
See local artist at work and buy art and handicrafts directly from them. The region also has several large and modern shopping centres.
Choose fresh delicacies delivered directly from the sea, or a local dish rich in tradition.
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.
Taste Camembert from Eiker Cheese Factory, pure apple juice from the Eplegården Farm, or try the region's gourmet food at a restaurant.
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.
Enjoy a show in beautiful Drammen Theater or challenge yourself with contemporary art at the Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium art center.
Go skating in the center of Drammen, try cross-country skiing in the Finnemarka forest, or go snowboarding at Drammen Ski Center. Lots of wintry fun.
Winter is the time for some excellent cross-country skiing near Bergen, and there are fantastic downhill slopes for those looking for action.
The Norwegian Snowboard Association recommends the top 10 snowboard parks in Norway. Oslo Winter Park is among their favourites.
There are many exciting ways to explore the Hardangerfjord region - by train, bus and boat, by car or cycling are some of them.
The nature and heritage in the region forms the perfect backdrop for a wide range of activities and adventures.
Try gorge jumping at Kjøsterudjuvet Canyon, play golf in a picturesque landscape or feel the strong pull of a salmon in the Drammenselva river.
Top attractions in Bergen include Bryggen, the Fløibanen Funicular, the Fish Market, the Edvard Grieg Museum at Troldhaugen and Fantoft Stave Church.
You cannot go further west in Norway. Travel off the beaten track and explore FjordKysten's exciting destinations - a taste of authentic coastal life.
The Hardangerfjord region has a wide range of attractions and activities to offer.
Along FjordKysten you will find art galleries and charming local shops selling locally produced food and handicrafts.
Shop local handicrafts, fruit and berries, apple juice and farm products in the Hardangerfjord Region.
The Hardanger farmers are specialists in fruit and berries, and Hardanger is Norway's most prolific apple and cherry growing region.
Follo has a wide selection of restaurants and cafés with both Norwegian and international dishes on the menu.
In the Kristiansand region you will find a large selection of restaurants and cafes serving both international and local food.
The variations in the nature along FjordKysten allows for many different activities. Relax at a spa, or try for example surfing, fishing and cycling.
20 minutes from Oslo and you are in a region full of adventures.
Interested in historical tours, landscape and recreational activities, culture and fjords? At Haugesund and Haugalandet you can experience it all.
Take a stroll through Kristiansand's charming old town, go on a boat trip to picturesque Lillesand, or visit the former naval base at Odderøya.
Play golf in the morning and go for a cruise on the Oslofjord in the afternoon.
Explore nature and local culture in the Lierdalen valley or the Hurumlandet area, visit Sætre along the Oslofjord or rent a canoe at the Eikeren lake.
Experience the national parks of Jotunheimen and Hardangervidda and the old mining town Røros, among other things.
Every winter, hundreds of people travel to the Lofoten Islands in Northern Norway to see who gets the most and the largest arctic cod.
Visit the charming fishing village of Kalvåg or take the boat out Utvær, Norway’s westernmost island.
The coastal and agricultural areas in Follo are suitable for tours all year.
Take a cruise on the Sognefjord or drive the Sognefjell Mountain Road through Jotunheimen National Park.
In the Kristiansand Region, winter is basically synonymous with "green". But you head inland, a few kilometres away from the coast, you will find snow
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.
Enjoy the outdoor activities on offer – the Olympic bobsleigh track, rafting in Sjoa, downhill biking in Hafjell or guided walks in Rondane.
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.
Explore the Nordfjord region by car, making sure you drive the Old Strynefjell Mountain Road and take a ferry on the UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord.
Experience the blue ice of the Jostedalsbreen Glacier, magnificent mountain scenery, lush valleys and the sea-pounded coast.
Valdres is well known for its rakfisk - salted and semi fermented trout. During the first weekend in November you can even visit the Rakfisk Festival.
Valdres offers a range of shopping opportunities from shopping centers to charming shops, boutiques and art galleries.
Enjoy local delicacies at Kulturstua i Ro, Sygard Grytting or Lillehammer Bryggeri. The choice of restaurants is vast.
Make sure you pay a visit to Lillehammer’s charming pedestrian precinct – voted the most delightful of its kind by Kamille magazine.
Eating out in Bodø? Try traditional dishes like bacalao or meatballs, or opt for the likes of pizza or sushi instead. The choice is yours.
Kristiansand shopping caters for all with Norway's largest shopping mall 'Sørlandsenteret' and many stores in the city center. Shop until you drop.
Explore Lofoten by foot, go rafting in the Trollfjord and visit Lofotr Viking Museum. Taste stockfish and be amazed by the midnight sun.
If you want to experience the genuine atmosphere of the many fishing villages, you should visit Lofoten outside of the hectic summer season.
With 932 miles of cross-country trails and seven alpine centers, Valdres is one of Norway’s most attractive winter destinations.
In Valdres you can go hiking, fishing, cycling, golfing and rafting in summer, and dog sledding, cross-country and alpine skiing in winter.
Saltstraumen, the world's strongest maelstrom, and the historical trading post of Kjerringøy are two of the many attractions in the Bodø region.
The international online news outlet, the Huffington Post, is charmed by the beauty of Norway's fjords, islands, midnight sun and the northern lights.
Valdres has a unique cultural heritage with six stave churches and one of Norway's largest open air museums, Valdres Folk Museum.
Have fun in the Hunderfossen Family Park, explore the Olympic Museum and arenas or visit the Maihaugen open air museum.
Norway host David Spinx tries to get as close to the Lofoten nature as possible. He chooses a double kayak. And he ends up cod fishing.
Few Norwegian towns and cities are so close to the wilderness as Bodø. Here winter activities under the northern lights are right on your doorstep.
Bodø offers unique countryside or urban pleasures, whether you are here for two days or two weeks.
Catch a show at Kilden, Kristiansand's new performing arts centre, go meet wild animals at the zoo, or take a nostalgic trip on an old steam train.
Discover the beauty of the Lofoten Islands, anchored above the Arctic Circle, by driving from Raftsundet to Å - one of Norway's most scenic routes.
Cyclists will put their endurance to the test in this international bike race over 434 miles through the landscape of Northern Norway.
Experience the bird rocks outside the island of Røst and the cosy fishing village in Nusfjord.
White snow, beautiful slopes and groomed cross-country trails all await in Stryn and Nordfjord.
In Valdres you have many different types of accommodation. Choose between hotels, mountain lodges, apartments, cabins, camping or summer farms.
Lillehammer is one of the oldest winter sport destinations in Norway and offers excellent opportunities for alpine and cross-country skiing.
Follow the Peer Gynt Mountain Road or discover the scenic mountain landscapes at Skeikampen or Fagerhøi.
Experience the Lofoten Islands by car or bicycle.
"Of all the things I get to experience, I think this is the big one," says Norway host David Spinx, out to meet sea eagles in the Lofoten Islands.
Go island hopping or drive along the beautiful coastline. Bike to the historical trading post of Kjerringøy or hike to a coastal mountain peak.
Cycle in the mountains, go hiking in the national parks and mountain plateaus, or experience wild animals up close.
Drive the National Tourist Route Ryfylke or take a cruise on the Lysefjord.
Hallingdal combines mountains, waterfalls and glaciers to form a holiday that will leave you with lasting memories.
Stay in Hallingdal and experience the high mountains with their wide views and the lush valleys by the fjords, all in a single journey.
Discover fjords, glaciers, waterfalls, the Flåm Railway, Stegastein and many more attractions with these breathtaking 360 panorama photos.
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.
You can find handicrafts and local food at several farms and outlets in the Hallingdal region.
Visit one of the Mjøs farms to experience local culinary traditions.
Shop for traditional wood carved items and knitted jumpers, or buy fashion clothes from Moods of Norway in the town of Stryn.
Taste reindeer, fresh fish, lamb, fresh berries and mushrooms mixed with international cooking.
Vesterålen has a lot of opportunities, whether you want to explore the islands yourself or are more interested in guided trips and safaris.
Gjøvik Olympic Cavern Hall is the largest spectator hall inside a mountain in the world. Vitensenteret Innlandet Science Center is worth a visit.
Harstad has a mix of contemporary and old architecture which, in combination with its waterfront location, provides a good atmosphere.
Visit the Whale Centre in Andenes, the fishing village of Nyksund, Møysalen National Park and experience the narrow Trollfjord from a boat.
Bring some good shoes when you visit Harstad. Experience the town's attractions and nearby nature on foot.
Go swimming in Mjøsa after hiking or biking in the forest. Or visit the Vitensenteret Innlandet technology center.
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.
Try deep sea fishing under the northern lights this winter. This is one of several exciting activities you can enjoy in the Vesterålen Islands.
Follow the scenic Hardangerfjord in Fjord Norway, where for over a century travelers have come to see mountains, fjords, waterfalls and glaciers.
Hemsedal, Geilo, Ål, Gol and Nesbyen together represent a comprehensive and concentrated ski region.
Find out about typical ingredients in the Ryfylke kitchen, popular restaurants in the area, and food-related festivals.
Gjøvik, Land and Toten offer floodlit trails, ski centres, ski jumps and skating rinks.
The panoramic view from Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) includes the Lysefjord and the surrounding mountain areas.
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.
Go hiking in the footsteps of the Norwegian Queen Sonja, feed the reindeers of the Samis or explore old fishing villages by bike.
Harstad and its surroundings offer exciting excursions regardless of whether you want to go cycling, hiking, or on a drive to the Lofoten Islands.
Stroll around Kristiansand's old town, join a boat trip from Kristiansand through Blindleia to Lillesand or try a biking route.
Play golf at challenging Evje Golfpark or take a trip with the sightseeing minibus. You can also go canoeing on Lake Vansjø.
The deep blue UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord is surrounded by majestic, snow-covered mountain peaks, wild waterfalls and lush, green vegetation.
Norway’s longest and deepest fjord extends inland to the national parks of Jotunheimen and Jostedalsbreen.
The Hamar region has several restaurants, cafés and guest farms with menus full of delicacies and tempting dishes made from local ingredients.
In the center of Hamar you will find many different shops for your every need, from large chain stores to small boutiques and delicatessens.
In Moss and its surrounding area you will find everything from modern shopping centres to old-fashioned general stores, markets and handicraft shops.
Moss offers everything from gourmet restaurants to cafés serving local food and award-winning kebabs.
The Hamar region has a wide variety of activities on offer, and is ideal for anyone looking for an active holiday.
Relax at one of the many beaches or enjoy art at the famous Galleri F15.
In this area you can hike the trail network on Hedmarksvidda, choose between a number of cycle routes or stroll along the banks of Lake Mjøsa.
The beautiful countryside of Moss provides you with hiking and works of art for you to enjoy.
Discover the striking scenery of the outer coast of the Island of Senja in Northern Norway, which reaches out into the mighty Norwegian Sea.
Visit the Viking Ship Olympic Arena and the old brewery houses at Løten, or the ruins of the Hamar Cathedral, or take a trip with a mini steam train.
Discover the places that inspired Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, and find out where in Norway to see his work today.
The Moss region offers a mild winter climate. However, you can go skiing at Middagsåsen Skisenter when the weather permits.
The Moss region has an abundance of trails and paths, and you do not have to be in top shape to do some walking or biking.
With its wide expanses of wilderness, forests and hills, the Hamar region is the ideal location for a winter adventure.
Choose between modern hotels, mountain lodges, manor farms, old storehouses, friendly guest houses, cabins or tree-top huts.
Hiking, glacier walking, river rafting and summer skiing are actitivites you can participate in whilst visiting Jotunheimen.
Norefjell, only a 90-minute drive from Oslo, is the high mountain area closest to the Norwegian capital. It also boasts Scandinavia's highest drop.
National Geographic Adventure recommends Ålesund and Tromsø for hiking, surfing, skiing and biking. And there is more.
Visit Lom Stave Church, the Norwegian Mountain Museum in Lom or Gallery Jotunheimen to learn about local traditions and culture.
Lake Gjende is a great starting point for hiking and kayaking in the Jotunheimen Mountain Area.
In Jotunheimen you have the possibilities for cross-country skiing, alpine skiing and experiences in the snow without skis.
Get a taste of the far north in this less traveled corner of Norway. Rich bird life, history and long summer nights lit by the midnight sun all await.
In Ryfylke, Fjord Norway, green skerries and cultural landscapes are suddenly replaced by mountains, rockslides, polished cliffs and fjords.
The road over Gaularfjellet takes travellers past many waterfalls along the mighty
Sognefjord, Norway's longest and deepest fjord.
Rallarvegen lets you set your own pace through 50 miles of mountainous scenery. No wonder it's Norway's most popular cycle route.
Trollheimen is as rugged a mountain range as any in Norway, but with green, idyllic valleys interspersed in between the peaks.
There are plenty of hotels and cabins in Jotunheimen. Camping is allowed almost everywhere.
Hike the classic route over the Besseggen Ridge, walk to the top of Galdhøpiggen or drive the scenic roads over Valdresflya and Sognefjellet.
The spectacular nature, with the Geirangerfjord and the Trollstigen Mountain Road, is the top attraction.
Experience a hiking holiday in the most spectacular scenery of Fjord Norway - in the surroundings of the famous Geirangerfjord.
Sport fishing is an important part of the Norwegian outdoor activity culture. The activity is suited for everyone.
Hønefoss is the largest town in Ringerike, thus making it the natural place to go shopping. It is lively market town with long trading traditions.
Ringerike is an agricultural area and is famous for the Ringerike Potato and the special Ringerike Peas.
Eating out in the big cities.
Try rafting, go for a hike in the mountains, or enjoy a sightseeing trip on the Geirangerfjord.
Try a local speciality; goat's milk caramel from Herdalssetra or strawberry cake from Valldal.
In Fredrikstad you will find a menu that appeals to every palate - the exotic or traditional, the sophisticated or popular.
Hunt for curiosities in the Old Town or shop at the high street stores in the city centre.
The Hvaler coast is known for fishing, swimming and diving. There is an 18-hole golf course at Onsøy, and you can go bird watching at Øra.
Ringerike is a popular recreation area all year round and an eldorado for those who enjoy fishing, especially for trout and whitefish.
Ringerike is a popular recreation area all year round. It is an eldorado for those who enjoy fishing, especially for trout and whitefish.
Directly to the west of Oslo you will find Asker and Bærum, where a world of experiences, nature and culture awaits.
Twelve Norwegian beaches have been awarded the prestigious Blue Flag eco-label in 2014.
Explore the well-kept fortress and Old Town. You can also visit the birthplace of the famous polar explorer Roald Amundsen and the Soccer Museum.
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.
Drive through Hardangervidda National Park in Eastern Norway and over Northern Europe's largest mountain plateau, where wild reindeer still roam free.
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.
High in the Jotunheimen mountains, the Sognefjellet National Tourist Route runs between the Sognefjord and the Gudbrandsdalen Valley.
A peaceful drive on fv. 27 between Sollia Church and Folldal is an excellent alternative to the main routes through Gudbrandsdalen and Østerdalen.
Asker and Bærum have a large range of exciting attractions within the areas of art, architecture, history, shopping and much more.
Ringerike's landscape is ideal for cycling and hiking. The central location in Eastern Norway makes it perfect for both day trips and overnight stays.
Several places in Ringerike have good snow conditions during the winter months. If you want to, you can go cross-country skiing all the way to Oslo.
Fredrikstad has more to offer than a stroll on the ramparts. Enjoy a picnic and a walk along Glommastien or go island hopping in Hvaler.
- We are up for some real mountain hiking today, and hopefully we will do some glacier walking as well, says Anders Löwgren from Sweden.
Whether you seek the simple life, or luxury, there is accommodation to meet your needs – in Geiranger, Valldal or another picturesque village.
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.
Shot in its entirety in Bremanger in Norway, Madcon's latest music video "All I Do" gets its world premiere right here on Visitnorway.
Go on a journey with the spectacular Flåm Railway and later explore the Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord. Flåm is also perfect for hiking and cycling.
Geilo has many grocery stores with extended opening hours. You will also find delicacies, catering and a bakery.
The Flåm Railway takes you to a panorama view of the fjords and mountains in the area.
Cycle or hike along the coast. Tee off at Sandefjord Golf, or take your family to new heights at Scandinavia's largest outdoor climbing park.
Numedal makes a great backdrop for outdoor family activities. Try rafting down the Numedalslågen River, riding, walking and cycling.
Sarpsborg is surrounded by large areas of woods, situated close to the sea and can offer its visitors a lot of different activities.
Explore the beauties of nature from fjord to mountains, from Gulsvik to Høgevarde.
Far inside the Arctic Circle, the North Cape offers arctic adventures like dog-sledding in winter and months of never-ending sunlight in the summer.
The downtown waterfront area in Oslo is reborn as a neighborhood blending museums, restaurants and chic urban living.
The Flåm Railway is a part of one of Norway's most popular round trips; Norway in a nutshell®.
These two arms of the Sognefjord are both beautiful and dramatic. The Nærøyfjord is included on UNESCO's World Heritage List.
Experience spectacular bird life in Northern Norway. Ekkerøy Holiday House offers environmentally friendly accommodation close to nature in Finnmark.
Blaafarveværket comprises a museum, cobalt mines, glassworks and art exhibitions in the municipality of Modum, only one hour by car from Oslo.
Geilo has more than 40 shops in the town centre. Do you need a new wardrobe, sports equipment, accessoires or something for your home?
Tromsø is known for a lively nightlife with friendly locals and a range of restaurants specialising in the fresh ingredients of the region.
Tromsø's lively city center offers great shopping - from locally made specialities to international and Nordic brands.
"Cheers, good people. Eat well for you have traveled long," says the Viking chieftain as he welcomes visitors for a traditional Viking banquet.
In Geilo, you will find exciting bars, pubs, cafés and exclusive hotel restaurants. Here are some recommended places to eat.
A steep railway taking you past spectacular waterfalls, in and out of snow-capped mountains and ending up by the Aurlandsfjord.
Walk in the footsteps of Harry Hole, the main character in Jo Nesbø’s criminal novels. Join a guided walk to visit important places from the books.
Oslo's nightlife has something special for most people, whether you prefer beers at the pub, listening to live music or clubbing into the wee hours.
Oslo offers a variety of sightseeing tours in different languages by boat, bus, or on foot. Tours are available all year.
The shopping capital of Norway offers everything from the latest international trends to modern Norwegian designs and local handicrafts.
When visiting Numedal, pick up some local produce. Here you can buy excellent cured meats, baked goods and fresh farm eggs - and lots more.
Do not miss out on local food during your stay in Numedal. Try the cured meats, the traditional breads and the delicious sweet cakes.
In Trysil, you will find a wide range of great places to eat. You can choose from international favorites or meals prepared from local produce.
Vigelandsparken is a must-see in Oslo. The famous park is filled with 212 bronze and granite sculptures and locals enjoying outdoor life.
In Sandefjord you can walk in the footsteps of the Vikings, visit the Whaling Museum or enjoy an unique art experience at Midtåsen Sculpture Park.
In Sandefjord shopping enthusiasts can look forward to an easy-to-navigate town centre with short walking distances between shops.
The town square is the starting point for the main shopping street in Sarpsborg. There are also several shopping centres in the area.
Sarpsborg has a range of restaurants and cafés, from traditional Norwegian to Italian and Indian.
All the hotels and lodges, and most of the staffed cabins serve locally inspired food for hikers and skiers – summer and winter.
When standing at the North Cape cliff with the iconic globe monument, only the Svalbard Islands separate you from the North Pole.
The centre of Geilo is a modern meeting point with a wide selection of stores and service facilities.
Enjoy a meal with a view at Skarsnuten Hotel, sample top-class cooking at Fossheim Hotel, or discover local specialties at Ulsåkstølen Fjellstugu.
The food culture in Ål is varied and tasteful, and often based on tradition and local raw materials. Hallingkost is available in stores/restaurants.
In Gol you will find a selection of shops, craftsmen and shopping centres.
The small town of Gol is located in the middle of the Hallingdal Valley, making Gol a natural center for the surrounding area.
In Halden, you will find everything from fast food restaurants and pizzerias, to fine dining restaurants.
At the very top of Oslo towers the new Holmenkollen Ski Jump - the world's most modern ski jump. It is an imposing monument of steel and concrete.
The distinctive marble and glass building in Bjørvika, Oslo, is home to the Norwegian Opera and Ballet. It is also a piece of art in its own right.
Enjoy a light snack or a full dinner at one of the recommended places.
Hadeland Glassverk is situated in Jevnaker, just an hour north of Oslo, in idyllic surroundings at the southern tip of Lake Randsfjorden.
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.
Petrines Gjestgiveri in Norddal, not far from Geiranger, was voted "The best place to eat along the road in 2006".
Play golf with the mighty Hydnefossen Waterfall in the background, go fishing for trout in a mountain lake or pamper yourself at one of Gol's spas.
Family activities include whitewater rafting, fishing, hiking, golf and biking in summer, and in winter Trysil becomes Norway's largest ski resort.
The Hemsila River offers top opportunities for fly-fishing. Hiking, cycling, horse-riding and golfing are other popular activities in Hemsedal.
Hiking, mountain biking, sky diving, alpine skiing... From jazz to extreme sports, Voss offers a wide range of activities and festivals year round.
Hike from the top of Geilolia, join a riding trip, try river rafting in Numedalslågen or go off-road biking - all this is possible in the Geilo area.
Sirdal offers a range of activities during the summer and winterseason alike. Rent a canoe or kayak, go fishing for trout or visit a power station.
Run in the midnight sun or play a round of golf on the world's northernmost course. Hike, paddle or fish in spectacular Arctic scenery.
The Ofotfjord is the perfect location for fishing. For those who love mountaineering, Narvik is surrounding by fantastic mountains
Oslo's unique location means almost unlimited opportunities for fun. Hike in the forest, swim in the fjord and go to a concert - all on the same day.
With the many mountains and national parks, Lesja is an eldorado for outdoor activities such as riding, fishing, cycling and hunting.
The gentle high mountains of Nesbyen offers fishing, hiking, swimming cycling, canoeing and riding.
Ål in Hallingdal has many activities for you to enjoy. Try for example cross-country skiing during winter or hiking and cycling in the summer.
The winter in Ål i Hallingdal offers many popular activities for the whole family: Cross-country, alpine, kiting, tobogganing, jigging and much more.
Tromsø’s numerous sights offer history, daring architecture, wildlife, science, culture and impressive vistas.
Skeikampen is a family-friendly ski resort located just three hours from Oslo and 35 minutes from Lillehammer.
Lofoten Kajakk offers a choice of sea and land-based activities year round, including kayaking, sailing, hiking, cycling, skiing and snowshoeing.
Discover Narvik's historic attractions and its abundant natural treasures, both of which remain undiscovered to many people.
Top attractions in Oslo include Vigelandsparken Sculpture Park, the Opera House, Holmenkollen Ski Jump and the Viking Ship Museum.
A stay in Oslo doesn't have to cost a fortune. In fact there is a lot you can do for free in the Norwegian capital.
Visit the Medieval church in Skjeberg, see the powerful Sarpsfossen Waterfall and go for a walk in the English garden at Hafslund Manor.
Hiking in summer and skiing in the winter are favourite actvities. Rafting, horse riding, biking, hunting and fishing are other popular activities.
The annual sheep fair is a popular event in Sirdal. But there are many other attractions, natural or man-made, worth visiting in the area.
In Numedal you are surrounded by nature, history and tradition. See stave churches, go hiking on the Hardangervidda or meet wolves at Langedrag.
Geilo offers many food option, in the town center and in the hotels. Try a traditional Norwegian meal or go for international dishes.
Experience winter in Gol. The family-friendly mountain resort offers cross-country, alpine skiing and many other winter activities.
In winter, expect moderate temperatures, loads of snow, skies lit up by the northern lights and a busy cultural scene in Tromsø.
Oslo is a foodie's paradise, with an ever-increasing variety of restaurants and cafés serving delicious food from every corner of the world.
Lesja Bygdetun, the ironworks at Lesjaverk and the watermill at Sagelva are among the many attractions you can visit when visiting our beautiful area.
Recommended hiking areas around Geilo include the Hardangervidda Mountain Plateau and Geilotoppen Mountain.
Hike one of Hemsedal’s top mountain peaks, enjoy the scenery from the comfort of your car, or take a trip on the mighty Sognefjord.
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.
The large mountain areas around Nesbyen offer many opportunities for all levels of hiking. Here you can experience both mountains and forests.
Experience Rjukandefossen Waterfall or the Old King’s Road between Bjøberg and Hemsedal.
Visit Ål in Hallingdal and admire the 850-year old Torpo Stave Church, Ål village museum and the Rolf Nesch Museum in Ål Cultural center.
Fredriksten Fortress in Halden is one of Norway's most visited tourist attractions. You can also experience Northern Europe's highest locks at Brekke.
Join a guided tour at Fredriksten Fortress or at Rød Manor. Halden also offers nice areas for hiking, fishing and golf.
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.
Hike from the Preikestolen Mountain Lodge to the top of Pulpit Rock, 600 meters above the Lysefjord, with Norway host David Spinx.
Join Norway host David Spinx on a snowmobile ride and a king crab safari in Finnmark, Northern Norway. Floating in the Barents Sea is also included.
Sirdal is a popular ski resort 1.5 hours drive east of Stavanger. Here you will find five ski fields and 220 kilometers of cross-country tracks.
Visit one of Norway's oldest open air museums and get close to wolves and other animals at E.K.T. Langedrag Nature Park.
Tour suggestions include Veslefjell Mountain and two round trips on the Gol mountain plateau. Trails are signposted.
Experience Geilo as it used to be century ago. Visit stave churches, local museums and learn about the knife and tool manufacturing in the area.
Stalheimskleiva Mountain Road, Tvindefossen Waterfall and the panoramic view from Hanguren are popular attractions among visitors to Voss.
Bring your walking boots and join a guided hike on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau between Oslo and Bergen.
The road across Valdresflye provides endless vistas of rolling hills and steep mountains, including an excellent view of Jotunheimen National Park.
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.
Enjoy a scenic drive on Vesterålen in Northern Norway. This coastal road on Andøya Island is characterised by the open sea and long, white beaches.
The road to Havøysund follows the ocean’s edge in wild and barren terrain towards the far north of Norway and its enticing Arctic light.
Take the hike to Preikestolen, also known as "The Pulpit Rock", and admire the view from a rocky outcropping towering 1,981 feet above the Lysefjord.
Ål has more than 50 well marked hikes with detailed descriptions and maps. Most of them pass through mountainous terrain, but are easily accessible.
Geilo has a great selection of pistes on both sides of the valley.
Cross country skiing in Norway is free of charge, and Geilo has more than 550 kilometeres of tracks waiting for you. Come and try the national sport.
Hafjell is a large and complete alpine ski center with a varied selection of runs. The center is located 10 miles from Lillehammer.
Nesbyen is a complete winter sport destination with an alpine ski center, miles of cross-country tracks and good possibilities for snowkiting.
Family-friendly Trysil is one of the largest and most varied ski destinations in Norway, with a great many slopes and ski lifts.
Beitostølen is a small mountain village offering lifts and slopes for alpine skiing and snowboarding, and trails for cross-country skiing.
Winters can be cold and harsh, but they also offer the chance to catch a glimpse of the northern lights and to join action packed outdoor adventures.
The mountains and valleys around Numedal are usually covered in fresh snow from December to Easter.
You are almost certain to find snow in the winter in Røldal, and here you will find some of Norway's best off-piste skiing in steep and rocky terrain.
Thor Heyerdahl sailed a log raft 5000 miles over open ocean to prove a point. See the extensive exhibition on his life, work and many adventures.
The stunning scenery around Tromsø is easy to discover by car. There is something new around every corner. Pick up a map at the tourist information.
Just south of the Arctic Circle you will find the Vega archipelago, a cluster of dozens of UNESCO-protected islands.
Ekebergparken in Oslo can offer 63 acres of installations by international artists, as well as museums, restaurants and a panoramic view of the city.
Oscarsborg Fortress is situated on a peaceful islet of natural beauty in the straits of the Oslofjord, just outside the cosy seaside town of Drøbak.
Whales. These giants of the ocean visit the Norwegian coast every year, showing off for tourists and locals alike - an unforgettable experience.
- The amazing views over the mountains and the Hardangerfjord are what I most love about my job, smiles experienced glacier guide Åsmund Bakke.
The Michelin Guide 2014 includes a total of five stars divided among four Norwegian restaurants, all situated in the capital city of Oslo.
Go to sea in a Viking longship to experience medieval boat building technology in action.
Learn about the ways of the Vikings and see how David Spinx's life takes a dramatic turn at the chieftain's longhouse at Borg in the Lofoten Islands.
Skiing enthusiasts don't have to head to the mountains for a wintry holiday.
Kvitfjell is a modern top quality ski resort that was built for the Lillehammer Winter Olympics in 1994.
Saltstraumen is the world’s most powerful maelstrom and is situated outside of Bodø in Arctic Norway. Join an eagle safari or go sea rafting.
Bjorli and Lesja are good starting points for many fascinating trips in the area.
Bjorli is known for large snow amounts from early October to late April.
Geilo offers a selection of family-friendly slopes, some of which are floodlit at night. Hundreds of kilometres of cross-country trails await.
One ski destination, two ski centers, and a long skiing tradition - Voss, the winter capital in Fjord Norway, offers much skiing fun.
Travel to the Pasvikdalen Valley near the Russian border to meet 50 Alaskan huskies, and try dog sledging with Norway host David Spinx.
Hemsedal is one of the top ski resorts in Northern Europe. Snow conditions are stable, and the resort boasts plenty of ski lifts and slopes.
Grenland offers a wide range of restaurants serving everything from international food to traditional Norwegian farmhouse cooking.
Sandefjord offers a wide variety of cuisines for memorable meals to reasonable prices. Among the several renowed chefs is Winner of Bocuse d'Or 2009.
The areas around Sarpsborg are good for different walking bicycling and car tours.
The Rondane region offers a great variety of tours. Summit tours on majestic mountains or easy walks in valleys with a rich wildlife.
Round trips over mountains and along fjords – Gol is a great starting point for getting to know Norway.
Sirdal is the perfect base for your holiday. Within one day, you can explore the Lysefjord, the mountains of Kjerag or the Suleskarvegen Road.
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.
This UNESCO protected old merchant quarter of Bergen is the only preserved business district from the Hanseatic period.
- 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.
- 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.
- Seldom have I had such fun, and even though the adrenaline was pumping in my veins, I had the odd feeling of being safe.
Try fly fishing in the rivers or test your luck for trout or pike. Trysilelva River is especially good for grayling.
Try jumping in the new Holmenkollen Ski Jump with our new and fun game. Compete with your friends and millions of others worldwide.
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.
Dovrefjell National Park is the only place in Norway, and one of the few places on earth, where you can see the mighty musk oxen.
Vøringsfossen in Måbødalen is Norway's most famous waterfall, and has a fall of 182 meters, of which 145 meters is a direct drop.
The hike might look a bit scary, but there are three routes to the top, of varying difficulty, all revealing the same breathtaking views.
Europe's first ever winter park is a unique fairy-tale world of ice and snow.
The Arctic Circle Centre is situated 80 kilometres north of Mo i Rana and 70 kilometres south of Fauske.
Follow David Spinx on his journey in Finnmark, where he meets the Sami, gets to taste reindeer meat and goes hunting for the northern lights.
The Struve Arc is an UNESCO protected chain of survey triangulations stretching from Hammerfest in Northern Norway to the Black Sea.
Experience the North Cape and Karasjok on this round trip in Western Finnmark.
At Sørøya, Seiland and Kokelv you will find good places to catch the big one and at Skaidi you can fish in a good salmon river.
The UNESCO-protected rock carvings in Alta, Finnmark, bear witness to human activity in Northern Norway already in the prehistoric period.
Get close to bears at Vassfaret Bear Park, and see art at Blaafarveværket.
Flå is situated beside the main road rv. 7, making it easy to explore the area
Akershus Fortress in Oslo is one of the oldest and finest cultural heritage sites in Norway.
Numedal is perfect as a base – from here you are within easy reach of many interesting and beautiful destinations.
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.
Bring your walking boots and join a guided hike on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau between Oslo and Bergen.
- 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 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.
Located close to Bergen between the Hardangerfjord and the Sognefjord, Voss makes an excellent base for exploring Fjord Norway.
Here are some suggestions for excursions in and around Geilo. Drive your own car, use a bicycle or go for a journey with the Bergen or Flåm Railways.
- The dogs are very social and happy. They love it when guests arrive and it is time for running, says Eirik Nilsen at Holmen Hundesententer.
Stop by the heavily guarded Russian border on your way to a king crab safari. And be sure to put on a dry suit and try floating in the Barents Sea.
- Everyone with a drivers license can do this. It is much easier than driving a car, says our guide at Alta Friluftspark Resort.