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.


The road to the Arctic Ocean


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


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

The road across the sea


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

Along the blue mountains


A drive that offers close encounter with Norwegian nature in the easily accessible borderland between high mountains and ancient cultural landscapes.

Where the sky is high


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


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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Trælvikosen, Helgelandskysten. Completed 2022. Landscape architect: Thea Hartmann Kvamme, Snøhetta.