Atlantic Ocean Road

The coastal Atlantic Ocean Road is a must do

Located in the midwest part of the Norwegian coastline, the Atlantic Road is one of the most scenic drives in the world. Driving along this road is like teetering on the edge of the sea. The curvy road dips and arches over the brutal waves of the Norwegian Sea that often crash over the pavement during storms. This unique highway will bring you out to the very farthest point where the land ends and the ocean begins.

National Tourist Route Varanger

National Tourist Route Varanger, a scenic drive of Norway

National Tourist Route Varanger is a 160-kilometre (99 miles) long stretch of road far to the north and furthest to the east in Norway, where the sky meets the sea. It's one of the famous scenic drives in Norway.

Dalsnibba

The road to Dalsnibba offers the Europe’s highest fjord view

Dalsnibba is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.476m (4,843ft) above the sea level, located in Stranda Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county in the western part of Norway. The drive offers the Europe’s highest fjord view by road. The road to the summit is very steep, with sections up to 12,3%.

Lysevegen

Lysevegen, a breathtaking Norwegian road with 27 hairpin turns

Located in the southwest of Norway, Lysevegen (FV500) is the name of a very popular tourist road in the high mountains of Rogaland and Vest Agder. The road features 27 hairpin turns and a curvy narrow tunnel, impassable for 2 cars at the same time. The road is not small business. It’s one of the famoushairpinned roads in the world.

Eigerøy Lighthouse road

Drive to the Eigerøy Lighthouse in Egersund

Eigerøy Lighthouse road is a roller-coaster ride with quite a few steep climbs and downhills located on Norway’s southwestern coast on the small island of Midbrødøya off the western edge of Eigerøya in Eigersund, Rogaland. 

Kystriksveien Coastal Road

Kystriksveien Coastal Road, one of the ’101 World’s most Scenic Routes’

Located in the Nordland coastline of Norway, the Kystriksveien-Road 17 is one of The Best Coastal Drives in the World. The tortuous drive will allow you to experience a beautiful cultural landscape.

Trollstigen Mountain Road

Trollstigen Road, 11 hairpin turns and closed in winters

Tucked deep into the mountains off the western coast of Norway, the Trollstigen Mountain Road is one of Norway's most dramatic and most visited attractions. Dangerous conditions here include the incline, narrow driving space, and the poor traction and visibility that come with rain and fog. It's one of the famous scenic drives in NorwayThe route is known for its 11 hair-raising hairpin turns and steep, 9% gradient. Yet despite the dangers of the one-lane road.

Øvre Eidfjord Old Road

Øvre Eidfjord Old Road, a unique piece of engineering

Located in Hordaland county, Norway, the old Road along the Eidfjord Lake to Øvre Eidfjord is a very scenic drive.

Tindevegen

Tindevegen, a steep paved Norwegian road

Tindevegen is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.322m (4,337ft) above the sea level, located in Sogn og Fjordane county, in Norway. The road to the summit is paved but pretty narrow and steep, hitting a 12.5% through some of the ramps.

Stalheimskleiva

Stalheimskleiva, the steepest road of Northern Europe

With a length of 1,7km and a gradient of 20%, Stalheimskleiva is one of the steepest roads in Northern Europe. This road lies a few miles to the north of Voss, in Hordaland county, just off the main highway in Norway. It has 13 hairpin bends and was built during 1842-1846.

Rondane National Tourist Route

Rondane National Tourist Route, a scenic drive in Norway

Rondane National Tourist Route is a 75-kilometre-long stretch of road following the border between the Rondane Mountains and the valley from Enden to Folldal in the county of Hedmark, in Norway. It's one of the famous scenic drives in Norway.

Suleskarvegen

Suleskarvegen, the highest road in the south west of Norway

Suleskarvegen is a very scenic road winding through the mountain regions of the south west of Norway.

Scenic drives in Norway

The most scenic drives in Norway

Norway has 18 carefully selected scenic drives both in terms of nature/panorama and in terms of road construction itself, showcasing the country's best scenery. They have been designated National Tourist Routes. These routes are unique drives through the most spectacular countryside Norway has to offer.

European Route E69

European Route E69: the world’s northernmost highway

The European route E69 is a challenging drive located in northern Norway. It’s said to be the world’s northernmost highway and takes travellers as far North in Europe as it is possible to go by road.

Kistefjell

Kistefjell, one of the gnarliest roads in Norway

Kistefjell is a mountain peak at an elevation of 1.001m (3,284ft) above the sea level, located in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. It’s a well-known mountain for most people due to the old, huge TV mast which stands on top.

Storseisundet Bridge

Storseisundet Bridge: a different shape from whichever angle you view it

Located in the midwest part of the Norwegian coastline, the Storseisundet Bridge is a cantilever bridge part of the Atlanterhavsveien (Atlantic Road). It’s built in such a way that from a certain angle, as you approach, it looks as it is more diving board than bridge. The approach looks scary as the bridge seems to end abruptly and as if any attempt to proceed would result into the vehicle flying out and dropping into the waters below.

Aursjøvegen mountain road

Aursjøvegen Mountain Road will take your breath away

Aursjøvegen is a very scenic drive between Eidsvåg in Nesset municipality and Sunndalsøra in Sunndal municipality. It’s mostly a rough gravel road with hairpin turns, narrow tunnels and breathtaking scenery.

Rallarvegen

Rallarvegen, a popular bicycle road in central Norway

Located in central Norway, Rallarvegen is one of the finest and most famous cycle roads in the country. The road is 82km long following the outskirts of the Hardangervidda Plateau, leading you along the Bergen Railway Line from Haugastøl via Finse, Hallingskeid, Myrdal and down to Flåm.

Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route

Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route: views are breathtaking

Aurlandsfjellet is a National Tourist Route in Norway, that runs between between Aurlandsvangen by the Aurlandsfjord and Lærdal by the Sognefjord in the county of Sogn og Fjordane in Fjord Norway, with a length of 49km. The road is closed in the winter. This route includes the Norway road 243. It's one of the famous scenic drives in Norway.

Longyearbyen road

Longyearbyen Road, a drive through the realm of the polar bear

Longyearbyen Road is a very scenic drive located in a valley on the shores of the idyllic Adventfjord, in Svalbard, Norway.

Fv805

Road Fv805 is one of the best coastal drives in the world

Located in Flakstadøya, an island in the Lofoten archipelago in Nordland county, Norway, the Fv805 road is one of the best coastal drives in the world.

Kjeåsen Mountain Farm/Tunnel

Kjeåsen Mountain Farm/Tunnel, the world’s most inaccessible farm

Kjeåsen Mountain Farm is a famous farm in Eidfjord, a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It’s called the world’s most inaccessible farm.

Slettnes fyr

Slettnes Fyr, one of the world's northernmost road ends

Slettnes Lighthouse is the world’s northernmost mainland lighthouse. It’s located 4 kms north of the charming village of Gamvik, in Norway, and the road is gravel. This is where Europe drops into the sea and one of the world's northernmost road ends.

Haustsjøen Mountain Road

Adventure along the Haustsjøen Mountain Road

Located just by the Dovre mountains in central Norway, the Haustsjøen Mountain Road is a very scenic drive between Grimsbu and Fylkesveg 686 east from Alvdal. It’s a toll road.

Old Strynefjell National Route

Old Strynefjell National Route, a scenic drive in Norway

Gamle Strynefjellsvegen (Old Strynefjell Mountain Road) is a 27-kilometre long stretch of road between Videseter in the municipality of Stryn and Grotli in the municipality of Skjåk, in Norway. The road, officially called RV 258 is a National Tourist Route. It's one of the famous scenic drives in Norway.

Hjølmoberget

Hjølmoberget: a steep paved road in Norway

Hjølmoberget is a mountain pass at an elevation of 853m (2,798ft) above the sea level, located within the Hardangervidda National Park, in the Conty of Hordaland, in central southern Norway.

Juvasshytta

Juvasshytta, the highest road in Northern Europe

Juvasshytta is a mountain resort at an elevation of 1.846m (6,056ft) above the sea level, located in Jotunheimen, in Lom municipality, in southern Norway. With a name that sounds like it came from Star Wars, the road to the summit is the highest road in Norway as well as Northern Europe.

National Tourist Route Valdresflye

National Tourist Route Valdresflye, a scenic drive in Norway

National Tourist Route Valdresflye is a 49-kilometre long stretch of road running between Garli and Besstrondsæter, through the eastern part of the Jotunheimen mountains and on to Valdres, in Eastern Norway. It's one of the famous scenic drives in Norway.

Peer Gynt Vegen

Peer Gynt Vegen, an unpaved road through the mythical country of the trolls

Peer Gynt Road is a narrow scenic road running for 60km from Skei to Espedalen, in the east of Norway in Oppland county.

Lindesnes fyrstasjon

The paved road to Lindesnes Fyrstasjon, a coastal lighthouse

Lindesnes Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse located in the the most southern point on the mainland of Norway. It’s reached by the asphalted Rv460.

Sognefjell National Route

Sognefjell National Route, a scenic mountain drive in Norway

Sognefjell National Route is a very scenic road located in Norway through the Jotunheimen Mountains. It’s the highest mountain road in Northern Europe. It's one of the famous scenic drives in Norway.

Flistjønnskaret

Flistjønnskaret, a paved steep road in Norway

Flistjønnskaret is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.261m (4,137ft) above the sea level, located in Telemark, Norway.

Nordkapp

The road to Nordkapp, the northernmost point on the European mainland

Located on the northernmost Norwegian island of Magerøya, the North Cape (or Nordkapp) is said to be the northernmost point on the European mainland, at 71 degrees North.

Andøya National Tourist Route

Andøya National Tourist Route, a scenic drive in Norway

Andøya National Tourist Route is a 58-kilometre long stretch of road between Andenes and Åkneskrysset in the Vesterålen Archipelago, situated about 300 kilometres (190 mi) inside the Arctic circle, in the county of Nordland in Northern Norway. This route includes the Norway roads 974, 976 and 82. It's one of the famous scenic drives in Norway.

WRC on skis? Watch this rapid mountain descent

WRC on skis? Watch this rapid mountain descent

Downhill skier Aksel Lund Svindal and WRC star Andreas Mikkelsen burn rubber in their native Norway, in Lysevegen road.

Fylkesvei 50

Driving the scenic Fylkesvei 50 (Fv50)

Fylkesvei 50 (Fv50) is a very scenic drive located in southern Norway. This is a remarkable road trip. Remember to bring your camera.

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