Most Beautiful Road Trips To Experience On Your Norway Tour

OT Staff

Atlantic Ocean Road

The Atlantic Ocean Road offers an exhilarating 8.3-kilometre drive, connecting Averøy to the mainland with bridges and providing stunning ocean views and photo opportunities.

An aerial view of the scenic Atlantic Ocean Road | Shutterstock

Trollstigen and Geirangerfjord

This 106-kilometre route from Åndalsnes to Geiranger offers stunning fjords, steep mountain roads, and breathtaking viewpoints. Key attractions include the winding Trollstigen Road and the UNESCO-listed Geirangerfjord.

The UNESCO-listed Geirangerfjord | Shutterstock

Lofoten Islands

The 230-kilometre E10 road running through the Lofoten Islands showcases rugged coastlines, charming fishing villages, and towering mountains. Highlights include the picturesque towns of Reine and Henningsvær, hiking opportunities, and Northern Lights spotting.

Views along the Lofoten Islands | Shutterstock

Hardangerfjord Route

Explore the 179 kilometres around Hardangerfjord, Norway’s second-largest fjord, with highlights like the Vøringsfossen waterfall, Folgefonna Glacier, and charming fjord-side villages.

The scenic Hardangerfjord Route | Shutterstock

Sognefjellet National Tourist Route

The 108-kilometre route from Lom to Gaupne crosses Norway’s highest mountain pass, offering panoramic views of Jotunheimen National Park, Lustrafjord, wildflower meadows, and ancient stave churches like Urnes.

Cross country summer ski at road 55 Sognefjellet National Tourist Route | Shutterstock

Senja National Tourist Route

The 102-kilometre drive around Senja Island, Norway’s second-largest island, showcases jagged mountains, deep fjords, and white sandy beaches. Notable attractions include the scenic viewpoint at Bergsbotn and the dramatic Ersfjordstranda beach with its golden sands.

The scenic Bergsbotn viewpoint | Shutterstock

Ryfylke National Tourist Route

The 260 km route from Oanes to Håra in the Ryfylke region offers stunning fjord scenery, impressive waterfalls like Langfoss, and the famous Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock) hiking destination.

A sunny day on Preikestolen | Shutterstock

Helgeland Coast

The 433-kilometre journey from Holm to Bodø along the Helgeland coast offers stunning coastal vistas, the unique Torghatten mountain, and the Seven Sisters mountain range. It’s ideal for exploring remote islands, scenic ferry rides, and rich cultural heritage.

Nature and traditional houses and boats in the coastline of Vega Archipelago, stairs up the mountain, Helgeland Coast | Shutterstock

Rondane National Tourist Route

This 75-kilometre route through Rondane National Park features rolling hills, wild reindeer, and alpine scenery. Highlights include the Sohlbergplassen viewpoint and the historic Rondane mountains, renowned for their picturesque beauty and excellent hiking trails.

A national park along the Rondane National Tourist Route | Shutterstock

Jæren National Tourist Route

Covering 41 kilometres along Norway’s southwestern coast from Ogna to Bore, this route features sandy beaches, rolling dunes, the unique Refsnes beach, ancient stone fences, lighthouses, and picturesque agricultural landscapes.

Along the Jæren National Tourist Route | Shutterstock

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