Feel the butterflies in your stomach as you navigate the hairpin bends of Trollstigen mountain road, drive the Atlantic Road in a shower of sea spray, or balance across the Romsdalseggen ridge.
The two coastal towns Molde and Kristiansund are strategically located close to the Norwegian Scenic Routes Geiranger-Trollstigen and Atlanterhavsvegen. Molde faces south towards the Romsdalsfjord and has a view of the 222 mountain peaks in the Molde Panorama.
Kristiansund is one of Norway’s most distinctive towns, with its post-war architecture on four different islands. Both Molde and Kristiansund has a rich cultural life, including the oldest opera in Norway in Kristiansund and a renowned annual jazz festival in Molde.
Mountain hikes in stunning surroundings, skiing, sea eagle safaris, mountain biking, or deep-sea fishing – in the Northwest, you get to pick and choose between the best of what Norwegian nature has to offer.
The varied terrain means that you can go for a range of hikes, from family-friendly walks along narrow coastal paths to guided mountain tours to some of the steepest peaks in Norway. If you’re not the hiking type, you can enjoy tranquil summer days on one of the many mountain farms, or go fishing for cod with meat as white as snow.
Whether you have a passion for long steep hills or want to take it nice and slow, the Northwest provides cycling possibilities for everyone. A natural choice is the Norwegian Scenic Routes Geiranger-Trollstigen and Atlanterhavsvegen.
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