Roads of Norway
Plan the perfect driving adventure with this helpful guide! Learn more about the things to consider before driving the most spectacular roads of Norway.
The coastal Atlantic Ocean Road is a must do
Tucked away in the midwest part of the Norwegian coastline, the coastal 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.
Lysevegen is 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.
The curvy Trollstigen is 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.
Stalheimskleiva is the steepest road in Northern Europe
Located in Norway, the infamous Stalheimskleiva is said to be one of the steepest roads in Northern Europe with a brutal gradient of 33%.
Driving the 18 most scenic roads of 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.
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.
Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route is the road with breathtaking views
Aurlandsfjellet is a very scenic drive in Vestland county, Norway. The National Tourist Route is closed in winters. It's one of the famous scenic drives in Norway.
Gamle Strynefjellsvegen is a scenic drive in 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.
The steep road to Kjeåsen, the world’s most inaccessible farm
Kjeåsen is a famous farm located in Eidfjord, a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. 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.
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.
National Tourist Route Valdresflye is a scenic drive in Norway
National Tourist Route Valdresflye is a very scenic mountain road in Innlandet county, in Norway. It's one of the famous scenic drives in Norway.
European Route E69 is the world’s northernmost highway
European Route 69 (E69) is the name of a very scenic 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.
Andøya National Tourist Route is a scenic drive in Norway
Andøya National Tourist Route is the name of a very scenic drive running along the west side of Andøya Island, in the Vesterålen archipelago, in Nordland county, Norway. It's one of the famous scenic drives in Norway.
Driving the Scenic Route Varanger in Norway
National Tourist Route Varanger is the name of a very scenic drive along the Varanger Peninsula in the county of Finnmark in Arctic Norway. It's one of the famous scenic drives in Norway.
Driving to the iconic Eigerøy Lighthouse in Egersund
The iconic Eigerøy Lighthouse is located at the small island of Midbrødøya, in Rogaland county, Norway. It was Norway's first cast iron lighthouse.
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.
Driving the scenic Rondane National Tourist Route in Norway
Rondane National Tourist Route is the name of a very scenic drive from Enden to Folldal, in the county of Hedmark, in Norway. It's one of the famous scenic drives in Norway.
Aursjøvegen Mountain Road will take your breath away
Aursjøvegen Mountain Road is the name of a very scenic drive located in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It’s mostly a rough gravel road with hairpin turns, narrow tunnels and breathtaking scenery.
Kystriksveien Coastal Road is one of the ’101 World’s most Scenic Routes’
Kystriksveien (Coastal Highway) is the name of a very scenic drive ocated in the Nordland coastline of Norway. It is one of The Best Coastal Drives in the World. The tortuous drive will allow you to experience a beautiful cultural landscape.
Slettnes lighthouse: the road to the end of Europe
Located in Finnmark county, between the Barents Sea and the Nordkyn mountains of Norway, where Europe drops into the sea, Slettnes fyr is the world’s northernmost mainland lighthouse. It's one of the world's northernmost roads.
The road to Dalsnibba offers the Europe’s highest fjord view
Dalsnibba is a natural viewpoint at an elevation of 1.460m (4,790ft) 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. It's one of the highest roads of the country.
Driving Longyearbyen Road through the realm of the polar bear
Longyearbyen Road is the name of a very scenic drive located in a valley on the shores of the idyllic Adventfjord, in Norway's Svalbard archipelago.
A steep paved road to Hjølmoberget in Norway
Hjølmoberget is a mountain peak at an elevation of 853m (2,798ft) above the sea level, located in Vestland county, in Norway.
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.
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.
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.
Tindevegen is 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Driving the scenic Ørnesvingen Road
Located in western Norway, at the head of Geirangerfjord, Ørnesvingen is the name of the steepest part of the road from Geiranger towards Eidsdal.
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