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Take a walk on the wild side

Go hiking in Norway and discover why the locals can’t get enough of nature. Our most scenic landscapes are definitely best enjoyed on foot.

Camping in the Norwegian mountains
Norwegian mountains
CH/Visit Norway
Gullhorgabu cabin, Hordaland
Gullhorgabu cabin, Hordaland
Toril Refsdal Aase / Bergen og Hordaland Turlag
Besseggen, Jotunheimen National Park
Chris Arnesen / Visit Norway
Preikestolen, The Pulpit Rock
Preikestolen, The Pulpit Rock
Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Region Stavanger

Grab your hiking boots and hit the trails

Whether you have decided where to go or are still looking, you will find all the information you need about Norway's main hiking destinations through the map options below.


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Sleep well on your hiking holiday

After conquering a mighty mountain, you will appreciate a good rest. There are accommodation options to suit everyone's preferences in Norway – pick your lodging wisely to make sure it meets your needs before another day in the wilderness. Start by deciding whether you want a comfortable hotel, a practical cabin or a tent.

Stay comfortably at a historic hotel ...

The hotel network De Historiske includes many of Norway's most charming historic hotels and restaurants. What they have in common is a well-earned reputation for quality, style and friendly service.

As an extra plus, they happen to be excellent bases for hiking in the surroundings.

Find your historic hotel

... hike from cabin to cabin with DNT ...

The Norwegian Trekking Association (DNT) runs over 550 affordable hiking cabins all over Norway. Comfort levels vary, but you may be surprised – some cabins have been built by first-rate architects.

Hike from cabin to cabin along the coast, in the forests and in the mountains.

Plan your hike with DNT

... or sleep under the stars

In Norway, you can hike and camp more or less where you want, as long as you follow a few easy rules.

Make sure you know where you may camp and light a fire. There are also special rules for protected areas and certain species of plants and animals.

Read more about the right of access

Top iconic hikes

The Norwegian Trekking Association presents their favourite iconic mountain hikes in Norway.

Work your body, feed the mind

With all due respect to grand views and fresh air, hiking can be more than enjoying the scenery. For many people, it is a way to get in shape. Others set out on a spiritual journey of self-discovery and reflection through cultural and historical landscapes.

Top tips before venturing into the wild

Before you embark on a trekking adventure in the Norwegian wilderness, take a moment to ponder the practicalities. Be prepared, stay safe and pack your bag like a hiking pro.