23 Pictures Prove Why Norway Should Be Your Next Travel Destination

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Norway offers a little bit of everything, snow-capped mountain peaks, lush beautiful forests, incredible fjords, awesome displays of northern lights, and gorgeous coastal views. Due to the unique geography of Norway, and its vast length from one end to the other, there is a lot of variety when it comes to different environments.

People travel from all over the world to visit Norway, and for good reason. The region is not only rich with unmatched landscapes, but it is also ripe with history and culture. Get your passports ready because these 23 pictures prove why Norway should be your next travel destination!

Reinebringen

You don’t have to be an expert climber to make your way up the 448-meter high peak. Although Reinebringen is far from the tallest peak on the Lofoten islands, it offers some of the most breathtaking views.

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Røros Street

This old mining town is a wonderfully preserved example of 17th century industrial settlement.

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Odda 

The beautiful, historical, and unique town of Odda is located in the southeastern county of Hordaland, Norway.

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Trolltunga

Located in Odda, the Trolltunga is an incredible chunk of rock that extends out from the mountain and over the north side of lake Ringedalsvatnet.

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Svolvaer

This beautiful mountain highlighted by northern lights is located in Svolvaer, an island town with a population of 4,487 people.

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Trollstigen

The twists and turns of the serpentine mountain road are incredible no matter how you look at them.

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Reine

Reine is a remote fishing village that attracts a surprising number of tourists each year. In the 1970’s the largest magazine in Norway identified Reine as the most beautiful village in all of Norway.

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Lofoten Islands, Fredvang Bridges 

The Fredvang Bridges were originally opened back in 1988; the bridges connect the islands of the Lofoten archipelago to one another.

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Autumn In Lofoten

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Lofoten Islands 

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Hoyvika Beach on Andøya, Vesteralen

This incredible beach surrounded by mountains is located in Northern Norway.

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Senja

Senja is Norway’s second largest island. The west coast of the island is split up by a number of different fjords. Here you can explore small fishing communities, the Ånderdalen National Park, as well as the Halibut Museum packed with fascinating local history.

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Preikestolen 

Also known as Pulpit Rock or the Preacher’s Pulpit, Preikestolen is a well-known tourist attraction located in Forsand, Ryfylke, Norway.

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Geirangerfjord 

This fjord is located in the Stranda Municipality and contains multiple waterfalls, including the famous Seven Sisters and the Suitor falls.

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Borgund Stave Church 

Located in Borgund, this is the best preserved stave church including all of Norway’s 28 extant stave churches. Services are no longer held at Borgund Church; instead the triple nave stave church is used as a museum operated by the Society for the Preservation of Ancient Norwegian Monuments.

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Ramberg

Ramberg is a gorgeous island village located in Nordland County. Only around 350 people call this majestic location home.

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Bleik

There are some truly incredible northern lights displays over Bleik, Norway.

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Lyseveien

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Renndølsetra 

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Værøy

This picturesque location is considered a traditional district of Lofoten, and Værøy is the largest of the many surrounding islands belonging to this municipality.

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Glacier

In Fjord you will find 11 of the 20 largest glaciers throughout Norway. There are numerous walking groups you can join to explore some of the glaciers found in the area, for many this is the highlight of their whole trip.

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Good Morning Norway 

These views are one reason to get out of bed early each morning!

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Photo Credits: Max RNicholas RoemmeltAlbert HeislerYury PustovoyOystein Enganimgur.comZhuokang JiaFrank OlsenDaniel KordanNP PhotographieSean EnschKristian ThuesenEdwin MartinezStian KloDaniel KordanArve Sirevag Daniel KordanDaniel KordanDaniel Kordangalleryhip.comMichael BlanchetteKilian SchonbergerWim Lassche