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.


Towards the farthest north


A supplement to the North Capet; the end point Havøysund and the islands beyond offer a encounter with a thriving community on the coast of Finnmark.

The road out to Havøysund is fascinatingly varied. Parts of the road traverse a barren rocky landscape with the Arctic Ocean on one side and rugged outcrops on the other.
Ocean, fjords and mountains


The drive along the west coast of Senja offers a journey through changing landscapes.

Northern lights at the Bergsbotn viewpoint.
Along stone walls and guard stones

Gamle Strynefjellsvegen

The old roadway between east and west is a museum experience in itself. It is a historic alternative to the new trunk road across Strynefjellet Mountain.

Gravel road with curb.
Above the roof of Norway


The Scenic Route travels from the cultural landscape in Lom across the highest mountain pass in Norway to the innermost part of Sognefjorden.

Early morning at Sognefjellet.
Where the sky is high


A journey through distinctive cultural landscapes and idyllic coastal towns along the North Sea.

Jæren with its long beaches and stone fences.

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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Cyclists’ shelter at Liasanden rest area