From the laid-back life of Southern Norway to the breathtaking beauty of Lofoten, our sheep have the best views in Norway.
Each year, over two million sheep are released across Norway to roam freely in the beautiful landscape. These woolly explorers venture through lush forests, majestic mountains, pasturing alongside breath-taking fjords and beaches as well as sampling Norway’s vibrant city life.
But, it’s not just sheep that enjoy this freedom to roam. In Norway the right of access has been traditional since ancient times, but in 1957 legislation governing the right to roam (“allemannsretten”) was set out to ensure that everybody in Norway can experience nature on equal terms.
Erik from Southern Norway loves a spot of sailing and a laid-back lifestyle.
Frida from Fjord Norway is a true explorer and Viking Metal fan.
Lars from Trøndelag is a real foodie with a taste for tradition and the good life.
Kari from Northern Norway is a sun-seeking beach babe who loves surfer boys.
Wherever you go in the outlying fields of Norway, you’re hardly ever alone.
In the southernmost parts of Norway thousands of islands are waiting for you. These islands you can have all to yourself - except maybe for a few sheep.
How do you sleep when the nights are lit? For the farmer Ivar Andersen from Northern Norway, it’s easy: he doesn’t.
Even if they have different shapes and sizes, they usually have one thing in common.
Take a drive along the North Sea Road, explore the Lysefjord and Pulpit Rock, and enjoy southern culture in the many villages along the coast.
Plan three days in Fjord Norway south of Ålesund, based on inside information from the director of Nordfjord Folk Museum.
The pure taste of the mountains, plains and seas are abundant in Trøndelag.
Paddling on the still waters of the north by midnight is probably the closest you’ll ever get to bathing in gold.
“Our fjords have numerous natural attractions that are well-suited for the whole family”, says Julie Strandheim at the Bergen based Fjord Norway, the official tourist board of the fjords. Here are a few highlights to start your planning.
In Norway everyone has the unrestricted right of free access in the countryside, including the national parks.