Although it does not get enough credit for its tourism, Norway is one of the most beautiful countries to visit. It has several stunning outdoor areas that offer breathtaking views of nature. From outdoor activities such as hiking and fishing, to tourist attractions such as mountains and waterfalls, Norway has so much for visitors to do, and it is the ideal place for travelers with an appreciation for nature and the great outdoors.
Trolltunga is a large piece of rock that extends out of the side of a mountain 700 meters above Lake Ringedalsvatnet. When translated, Trolltunga means “The Troll’s Tongue,” which is a reference to the shape and structure of the rock. Hikers can visit the rock from June to September.
Lofoten is a beautiful district in Norway known for its fishing areas, outdoor attractions and activities, and small villages. Visitors can also visit the Lofotr Viking Museum where they can experience what life was like for the Vikings. The museum is a house from the Viking era that was reconstructed as a living museum. Some of the most popular outdoor activities in Lofoten include hiking, golfing, biking, fishing, rafting, and kayaking. Lofoten is also considered to be one of the best places in the world to see the northern lights.
With a nearly 600-foot free fall, Voringfossen is one of the highest waterfalls in Norway. It attracts several tourists each year and is considered to be Norway’s most famous tourist attraction.
Atlantic Ocean Road
Atlantic Ocean Road is a long country road that runs through an archipelago in Eide and several municipalities. The road has many sharp turns and can be a dangerous place to drive, but each year, adventure seekers travel to see the bridge in the fall when severe storms pound the road. Many applaud the bridge’s architecture, and from the bridge travelers can enjoy beautiful views of the area as well as the Atlantic Ocean. There are also fishing areas alongside the road, as well as areas for travelers to park and enjoy the view or the weather.
Bergen is the second largest city in Norway, and there is a lot for tourists to do. Bergen is known for its music scene, and each year, the city is home to the Bergen International Festival, which focuses on Norwegian artists in music, ballet, opera, theatre, and dance. There are also several music festivals that take place throughout the year including Night Jazz, the longest jazz festival in Northern Europe, and Bergenfest, which focuses on folk music and American blues, R&B, funk, rock, and other genres. Apart from being known for its music, Bergen also has several areas for outdoor activities. Visitors can go deep-sea fishing, yachting, kayaking, golfing, etc.
Svalbard. Svalbard is an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. Its glacier icebergs are incredible.
The Kjerag Boulder is a stone wedged between two rock walls in the Norwegian mountains. Many travelers enjoy visiting the boulder for unique photo opportunities, and some use the boulder as a spot from which to base jump.