Steep mountains, glittering fjords, and world-famous attractions like The Troll Wall, The Atlantic Road and the Romsdalseggen ridge. Buckle up for adventure in Northwest!
The northern corner of Fjord Norway is where you’ll find Northwest. Home to some of Norway’s most iconic mountains and fjords, the region is a sought-after place for active outdoor enthusiasts.
Go hiking, fishing, or cycling in summer, or cruise down long descents in winter. Northwest is where you come to take your passion to the next level.
The main towns – Molde, Kristiansund, and Åndalsnes – are all strategically located close to the Norwegian Scenic Routes Geiranger-Trollstigen and The Atlantic Road. While Molde is famed for its jazz, roses and panoramic views, Kristiansund is often associated with clipfish, opera, and its four islands. In Åndalsnes, you can learn about Northwest’s proud mountaineering history.
Get in-depth travel information on Northwest’s official website.
Historical sites and cultural gems – explore some of the highlights.
Check out some of the best and most scenic hikes in Northwest.
From comfy hotels to cosy cabins. Find your home away from home in Northwest.
From local food gems to high-end restaurants. Get a taste of what Northwest offers.
The scenic Rauma Line from Dombås to Åndalsnes has several daily connections with the Dovre Line between Oslo and Trondheim.
Express buses and local buses connect Åndalsnes and Sunndalsøra with Molde, Ålesund, Geiranger, and other places in the area. You can also see The Atlantic Road and Trollstigen by bus.
An extensive network of express boats, as well as the coastal express Hurtigruten, take you to many destinations in the Northwest.
If you are travelling from Oslo, you can follow the E6 northwards and then turn west on the E136 to Åndalsnes and Molde, or the Rv70 to Kristiansund.
If you are coming from Trondheim or Ålesund, follow the E39 to the Northwest.
The Atlantic Road between Molde and Kristiansund is a Norwegian Scenic Route and is one of the most beautiful drives in the world.
Kristiansund Airport has regular flights from Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim, and Ålesund.
Molde Airport has regular flights from Oslo and Bergen.
A well-developed bus and boat network makes it easy to get from A to B in the Northwest.
In Kristiansund, the charming Sundbåten will take you quickly between the city’s four islands.
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