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%. It's one of the highest roads of the country.

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 famous hairpinned roads in the world.

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.

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.

Trollstigen Mountain Road

Driving the curvy Trollstigen, Norway's Most Famous Road

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 Norway. The route is known for its 11 hair-raising hairpin turns and steep, 10% gradient. Yet despite the dangers of the one-lane road.

Eidfjordvatnet Old Road

Eidfjordvatnet Old Road is a unique piece of engineering

Located in Vestland county, in Norway, the old road along the Eidfjordvatnet (Eidfjord Lake) 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. It's one of the highest roads of the country.

Stalheimskleiva

Stalheimskleiva, the steepest road in Northern Europe

Located in Vestland county, in Western Norway, Stalheimskleiva is the name of a very challenging drive. With a brutal gradient, it’s said to be one of the steepest roads in Northern Europe.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route

Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route: views are breathtaking

Aurlandsfjellet (Norway road 243) is the name of a very scenic drive in Vestland county, Norway. The road is closed in the winter. It's one of the famous scenic drives in Norway.

Slettnes fyr

Slettnes lighthouse: the road to the end of Europe

Slettnes fyr is the world’s northernmost mainland lighthouse. Located in Finnmark county, between the Barents Sea and the Nordkyn mountains of Norway, this is where Europe drops into the sea and one of the world's northernmost road ends.

Rallarvegen

Rallarvegen is 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 (51 miles) 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. It's one of the highest roads of the country.

Kjeåsen Mountain Farm

The steep road to Kjeåsen, the world’s most inaccessible farm

Kjeåsen is the name of a famous farm located in Eidfjord, a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. Built 400 years ago, it’s said to be the world’s most inaccessible farm. A very steep and twisting road and a rather dark tunnel makes this an exciting drive.

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.

Lærdal Tunnel

Lærdal Tunnel is said to be the world's longest road tunnel

Located in Sogn og Fjordane county, West Norway, the Lærdalstunnelen is the world's longest road tunnel at 24.5 kilometers (15.2 miles) long. It is not recommended if you suffer of claustrophobia.

Gamle Strynefjellsvegen

Gamle Strynefjellsvegen is a scenic drive in Norway

Straddling Innlandet and Vestland counties in western Norway, the stunning Norwegian Scenic Route Gamle Strynefjellsvegen (Old Strynefjell Mountain Road) is a throwback to late-19th century engineering. It’s one of the most 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.

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.

Sognefjell National Route

Sognefjell National Route is a scenic mountain road in Norway

Sognefjell National Route is a very scenic road straddling Vestland and Innlandet counties, in Norway. It’s said to be one of the highest mountain roads of Northern Europe. 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.

Juvasshytta

Juvasshytta is the highest road in Northern Europe

Juvasshytta is a mountain resort at an elevation of 1.854m (6,082ft) 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 is a scenic drive in Norway

National Tourist Route Valdresflye is a very scenic mountain road in Eastern Norway. 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.

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.

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.

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.

Spiralen tunnel

Spiralen Tunnel

Located in Drammen, the capital of the county of Buskerud, centrally located in the eastern and most populated part of Norway, the Drammen Spiral is an unusual helix-shaped tunnel.

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