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You have to see it to believe it

In Fjord Norway, the mountains and fjords attract most of the attention. To experience them at their best, grab your hiking boots and get out there.

Fjord Norway's top hikes

Preikestolen, Aurlandsdalen, Mount Skåla, Romsdalseggen, Hornelen and Trolltunga are just a few of Norway's most popular hikes. Find out what they have to offer here.

Hiking in Fjord Norway
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The Pulpit Rock
Looking out over the Lysefjord from Preikestolen is an experience of a lifetime. Combine the hike with a fjord cruise or join a guided tour at night… Read more
Hiking to the Pulpit Rock
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Hiking in Aurlandsdalen
Lush nature, fantastic fjord views and roaring rivers that are perfect for outdoor activities – the Aurlandsdalen Valley is called… Read more
Hiking in the Aurlandsdalen Valley
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Hiking by the Skaala summit in Nordfjord,
Mount Skåla is an imposingly beautiful giant of a mountain that towers 1,848 metres over the village of Loen. Read more
Hiking to Mount Skåla
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Romsdalseggen
In Norway, the Romsdalseggen Ridge is known as one of the most picturesque and accessible hikes in the country. Read more
Hiking to the Romsdalseggen ridge
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Two hikers at the top of Hornelen i Bremanger, Norway
Rising 860 metres straight from the sea, the hike to Europe’s highest sea cliff Hornelen is an experience out of the ordinary. Read more
Hiking to Mount Hornelen
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Trolltunga, Odda
Trolltunga is no doubt one of the most awe-inspiring cliffs in Norway, situated about 1,100 meters above sea level and hovering some 700 metres above… Read more
Hiking to Trolltunga
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Hjørundfjorden
The Sunnmøre Alps are most famous for their mighty summits with dizzying views of the fjords, however the easier coastal hikes are also worth a… Read more
Hiking in Ålesund
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Blomstølen, Haugesund
In Haugesund, you are never far from a recreational area. Go hiking in a landscape that brings to mind both Game of Thrones and Vikings. Read more
Hiking in Haugesund
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Mount Fløyen in Bergen
The seven mountains surrounding Bergen make great hiking areas close to the city. The terrain of Voss and Stølsheimen is more untamed but… Read more
Hiking in Bergen
Hikes near the Pulpit Rock
Preikestolen is one of Rogaland county’s most visited attractions, and one of the country’s most spectacular photo subjects. Preikestolen… Read more
Preikestolen
On an annual basis, Preikestolen welcomes more visitors than any other trekking-destination in Norway. In 2018, approximately 300,000 hikers are… Read more
Preikestolen Sunrise Hike (day-hike)
Some of the world’s most spectacular fjord-views can be seen from atop Preikestolen, one of Norway’s most popular hiking… Read more
Preikestolen Hike 'Off the Beaten Track' (day hike)
About 10,000 years ago, the last ice age ended and massive glaciers scraped their way from the mountain tops down toward sea level. In the process,… Read more
Kjerag Preseason Hike (day-hike)
Moonwalking at Hellarsheia – Magma UNESCO Global Geopark. The Hellersheia plateau consists of massive anorthosite with visible signs of the… Read more
Hellarsheia
Steinkjerringa (the Stone Wife) or Mother Norway as it was originally called, is a sculpture in a scenic conservation area 3 km southwest of… Read more
Steinkjerringa
Borestranden is 3 kilometre long and one of the finest beaches in Norway. Toilets and kiosk at camping grounds. Signposted parking area. Located along… Read more
Bore beach
Hikes near the Aurlandsdalen Valley
The well-known and historic Aurlandsdalen Valley, was once one of the main routes between the eastern and western parts of Norway. The area known as… Read more
Aurlandsdalen
Guided hike to Keipen in Balestrand   Guided tour with spectacular view over the Sognefjord, mountains and fjord village Balestrand. Experienced… Read more
Guided hike to Keipen in Balestrand
Hikes near Mt. Skåla
If you want to get to the top in life, you have to be prepared for some uphill battles. To reach the top of Skåla (1848 m), you won’t find… Read more
Skåla
Uteguiden AS is the leading outdoor adventure company in the Norwegian westcoast. We offer a broad range of adventures all year around, everything… Read more
Uteguiden AS
Challenge yourself in spectacular scenery, and stay comfortably at one of the best hotels in Norway.   Via Ferrata Loen starts at Hotel… Read more
Package: Via Ferrata Loen, Loen Skylift & Hotel Alexandra
Hikes near the Romsdalseggen Ridge
The most beautiful hike in Norway! The trip across the Romsdalseggen ridge is to be found in the middle of the most stunning mountain area of Norway!… Read more
Hike the Romsdalseggen ridge
Trollheimen is one of the most famous hiking areas in Norway, it is surrounded by high mountains in a lush nature with lakes in a great variation.… Read more
Hiking in Trollheimen - Home of the Trolls
Climb the classic tower of Innerdalen, 1.452 meters above sea level! Innerdalstårnet,is a majestetic mountain in Innerdalen. The Innerdalen, is… Read more
Climbing the tower of Innerdalen
Hikes near Mt. Hornelen
Visit Bremanger and hike Europe's highest sea cliff! The hike will give you a spectacular hiking experience. The trail is quite challenging and steep,… Read more
Hornelen - Europes highest sea cliff
Visit the island Alden and hike up to the top also called «the Norwegian horse». The mountain rises straight out of the ocean, 481 m above sea level.… Read more
Alden
Hikes near Trolltunga
Trolltunga is one of the most spectacular scenic cliffs in Norway. Trolltunga is situated about 1100 meters above sea level, hovering 700 metres… Read more
Trolltunga
Nominated by CNN as one of the worlds 10 most beautiful waterfalls! Lagfoss has a drop of 612 meters and is Norways fifth highest waterfall. Quoted… Read more
Langfoss Waterfall
Awaken the senses with a visit to Åkrafjorden! Aakrafjord Adventures provides fixed tours for individuals and tailor made tours for groups to… Read more
Aakrafjord Adventures
An hour's drive from Haugesund brings you to the Etnefjellet MountainswhereHaugesundTuristforeninghasseveralcabins. The area consists of varied,… Read more
Etnefjella
Hikes near Ålesund
Join us on a trip around the spectacular alipne and fjord region of the Sunnmøre Alps. Starting your journey in the distinctive Art Nouveau… Read more
Hike & Sail Fjord Adventures
This is one of our absolute favorite mountains in the area around Hjørundfjorden due several reasons. One of them is for sure the view from the top,… Read more
Hiking to Mount Saksa - Uteguiden
Around Stranda we have many old mountainfarms only accessible thru the fjord, either by boat or as we like – by kayak. We start the day in… Read more
Kayak & Hike
Action-packed panorama trip in the Sunnmøre Alps, crossing glaciers and exploring summits. The route will be decided on the way. The trip is… Read more
With rope and ice axe in the Sunnmøre Alps
Hikes near Haugesund
Nominated by CNN as one of the worlds 10 most beautiful waterfalls! Lagfoss has a drop of 612 meters and is Norways fifth highest waterfall. Quoted… Read more
Langfoss Waterfall
Awaken the senses with a visit to Åkrafjorden! Aakrafjord Adventures provides fixed tours for individuals and tailor made tours for groups to… Read more
Aakrafjord Adventures
An hour's drive from Haugesund brings you to the Etnefjellet MountainswhereHaugesundTuristforeninghasseveralcabins. The area consists of varied,… Read more
Etnefjella
Altitude difference: 300–370 metres Estimated time: 1–2 hours Walking map: Etne – Saudafjella 1:100 000 Starting point and parking:… Read more
The Potholes at Rullestad
Hikes near Bergen
Take the funicular railway to Mount Fløyen and see all of Bergen in just 6 minutes. The funicular railway is one of Norway's most… Read more
Fløibanen funicular
This tour is a good choice if you want to see and experience the mountains surrounding Bergen. Our guide will bring you through the forest and along… Read more
Hiking Mount Fløyen
Hiking up Mount Ulriken is one of the most popular tours in Bergen. There are several different routes to the top of Ulriken, here is a couple of the… Read more
Hike up Mount Ulriken
Hike beautiful mountains, sea kayak in the pristine Næroyfjord, bike the breathtaking Flåm Valley and sleep well at three modern and… Read more
The Best of Mountains and Fjords
A roundtrip from Bergen brimming with activity, nature and culture! In Matre, a good hour north of Bergen, you can go on a cycling trip, a mountain… Read more
Hiking and Biking – in Norwegian Footsteps
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    Hiking near the cities of Fjord Norway

    Are you craving for scenic hikes but can't live without the comforting city lights? There are plenty of hikes easily accessible from all of Fjord Norway's urban centres.

    Stay safe

    Essential tips for a successful mountain hike in the summer.

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    Let the experts do the planning for you.

    Plan your hike with Hvitserk

    Discover Norwegian nature at its best with people who have a passion for outdoor experiences and who know the country inside and out.

    Quality is important, but the focus of Hvitserk’s trips are on natural and authentic rather than luxurious and exclusive experiences.

    Sunnmøre Alps

    Sunnmøre Alps.
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    Hiking by the fjords by day, sleeping at a historic hotel by night

    De Historiske - historic hotels and restaurants - is a unique membership organisation that includes many of Norway’s most charming hotels and restaurants.

    The hotels consist of landed estates, country houses, manors, timber-built houses and historical buildings in all sizes and styles. The hotels are also excellent bases for hiking in the surroundings.

    Hotel Union

    Hotel Union.
    Photo: Magnus Nordstrand
    Hiking at Mount Kattanakken Hiking at Mount Kattanakken
    Mount Kattanakken, Oldedalen.
    Photo: Mattias Fredriksson/Fjord Norway

    Safety in the mountains

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    Norway is an incredible place to explore, with untamed mythical landscapes, mountains, valleys, and fjords. Before you enter the outdoors, get familiar with the nine simple rules of the Norwegian mountain code to help you stay safe.

    1. Plan your trip and inform others about the route you have selected.
    2. Adapt the planned routes according to ability and conditions.
    3. Pay attention to the weather and the avalanche warnings.
    4. Be prepared for bad weather and frost, even on short trips.
    5. Bring the necessary equipment so you can help yourself and others.
    6. Choose safe routes. Recognize avalanche terrain and unsafe ice.
    7. Use a map and a compass. Always know where you are.
    8. Don’t be ashamed to turn around.
    9. Conserve your energy and seek shelter if necessary.

    Read the mountain code with supplementary comments.

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