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Atlantic Ocean Road

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.

Slettnes fyr

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.

Lysevegen

The popular tourist road Lysevegen in Forsand in Ryfylke (FV500) is a curvy mountainous road going from Lysebotn innermost in the Lysefjord to Sirdal, with a length of 29 km (18 mi.)  This is an impressive road in the high mountains of Rogaland and Vest Agder some of it single carriageway with passing places - with impressive scenery and weather. It’s one of the famous hairpinned roads in the world.

Stalheimskleiva

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.

Eigerøy Lighthouse road

Eigerøy Lighthouse road is a roller-coaster 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. 

Kistefjellet

Kistefjellet is a mountain pass at an elevation of 980m (3,215 ft) above the sea level, located in Lenvik municipality in Troms county, in Norway.

Trollstigen Mountain Road

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.

Rondane National Tourist Route

Rondane National Tourist Route is a 42-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. The road is called Fv. 27. It's one of the famous scenic drives in Norway.

Aursjøvegen

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.

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.

Old road to øvre Eidfjord

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

Raubergstulsvegen

Raubergstulsvegen is a mountain resort at an elevation of 1.841m (6,040ft) above the sea level, located in southern Norway. It’s the highest road in Norway as well as Northern Europe.

Aurlandsfjellet

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 47 km (29 mi). This route includes the Norway road 243. It's one of the famous scenic drives in Norway.

Longyearbyen road

Spectacular tarred mountain road located in Longyearbyen, the largest settlement and the administrative center of Svalbard, Norway. Longyearbyen is located in the valley of Longyeardalen and on the shore of Adventfjorden, a bay of Isfjorden located on the west coast of Spitsbergen.

Lindesnes fyrstasjon

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.

Kjeåsen Mountain Farm/Tunnel

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

Peer Gynt Vegen

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

Tindevegen

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 asphalted but pretty narrow and steep, with sections up to 12.5%.

Old Strynefjell National Route

The 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 is a mountain pass at an elevation of 849m above the sea level, located within the Hardangervidda National Park, in the Conty of Hordaland, in central southern Norway.

Dalsnibba

Dalsnibba is a mountain 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%.

National Tourist Route Valdresflye

National Tourist Route Valdresflye is a 37-kilometre (23 mi) -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.

Andøya National Tourist Route

Andøya National Tourist Route is a 51-kilometre (32 miles) 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.

Flistjønnskaret

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

Rallarvegen

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.




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