Very few places in the world have such varied scenery in one and the same region as Fjord Norway. You will find fabulous hiking areas along the largest fjords, and several national parks offer great walks in everything from barren glacial landscapes to lush forests. Climb wonderful mountains by the coast, experience fantastic mountains that rise straight up from the narrow fjords, or join a safe walk on the blue ice of a glacier arm.
A hiking holiday in Fjord Norway can be enjoyed by all types of people – you do not have to be super fit. Those who seek big adventures will find them, but there are also numerous short, gentle paths that are perfect for families with children or anyone who simply prefer to take it easy. Just make sure you find out which hiking routes are suitable for your level. You can read more about safety and how to prepare for your hiking adventure.
There are a multitude of paths for self-guided hikes available. For more challenging climbs, we recommended that you join a group trip or book a qualified guide.
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.
Preikestolen, Aurlandsdalen, Mount Skåla, Romsdalseggen, the Fjord Coast and Trolltunga are just a few of Norway's most popular hikes.
Find out what they have to offer here.
For an experience of a lifetime, combine a hike to Preikestolen, one of Norway’s top attractions, with a cruise on the Lysefjord.
The Aurlandsdalen Valley is located at the end of the Sognefjord and is a hiking area with plenty of outdoor adventures within easy reach.
Fjords, mountains and waterfalls – the hike across the Romsdalseggen Ridge offers views that will take the most seasoned hiker’s breath away.
The Fjord Coast has hundreds of unspoilt islands as well as deep fjords and mountains rising out of the sea, including the 860 meters tall Mt. Hornelen.
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.
The map below will help you locate the hikes you want to do in Fjord Norway.