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!
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.
This old mining town is a wonderfully preserved example of 17th century industrial settlement.
The beautiful, historical, and unique town of Odda is located in the southeastern county of Hordaland, Norway.
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.
This beautiful mountain highlighted by northern lights is located in Svolvaer, an island town with a population of 4,487 people.
The twists and turns of the serpentine mountain road are incredible no matter how you look at them.
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.
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.
Autumn In Lofoten
Hoyvika Beach on Andøya, Vesteralen
This incredible beach surrounded by mountains is located in Northern Norway.
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.
Also known as Pulpit Rock or the Preacher’s Pulpit, Preikestolen is a well-known tourist attraction located in Forsand, Ryfylke, Norway.
This fjord is located in the Stranda Municipality and contains multiple waterfalls, including the famous Seven Sisters and the Suitor falls.
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.
Ramberg is a gorgeous island village located in Nordland County. Only around 350 people call this majestic location home.
There are some truly incredible northern lights displays over Bleik, Norway.
This picturesque location is considered a traditional district of Lofoten, and Værøy is the largest of the many surrounding islands belonging to this municipality.
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.
Good Morning Norway
These views are one reason to get out of bed early each morning!
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