Norwegian Scenic Routes are 18 selected roads that run through landscapes with unique natural qualities, along coasts and fjords, mountains and waterfalls. The routes are intended as alternatives to the main roads, and the drive itself should be an enjoyable experience.

Samples

The road to the Arctic Ocean

Varanger

A drive in the fluctuating light of the ocean and sky – towards the expanse of ocean and unique rock landscape.

Norwegian Scenic Route Varanger.
Where the ocean comes ashore

Andøya

On the drive through landscape unprotected from the Norwegian Sea, the fishing village of Bleik depicts the encounter between man and nature.

Bleik.
The road across the sea

Atlanterhavsvegen

“The road across the sea” is the iconic experience with bridges that arch between the islets and reefs along the rough Hustadvika Bay.

Eldhusøya.
Bendy roads along precipitous mountains

Geiranger – Trollstigen

A driving experience along a tourist route rich in tradition with the dramatic scenery that is distinctive to Western Norway.

Trollstigen.
Where the sky is high

Jæren

A journey through distinctive cultural landscapes along the North Sea.

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The 18 Norwegian Scenic Routes

Norwegian Scenic Routes are roads that run through unique Norwegian nature. Along the roads you will find artworks, viewpoints and rest areas with innovative architecture in beautiful landscapes.

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Illustration of new service building with outdoor facilities at Brunstranda in Lofoten.