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

Towards the farthest north

Havøysund

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.

Evening light at Selvika.
Ocean, fjords and mountains

Senja

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

Bergsbotn.
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.

Heillstuguvatnet.
Mountains, fjords, waterfalls and glaciers

Hardanger

Several drives through a long-established tourism area. Waterfalls and glaciers form mighty stage sets that have attracted tourists for more than a century

Steinsdalsfossen.
Along verdant fjords and stark mountains

Ryfylke

A drive in the borderland between the archipelago and the highland moors, from Lysefjorden to Sauda and over the mountain pass to Røldal.

Røldalsvatnet.

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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Svartholla, Senja.