1. Lofoten Archipelago.
The Lofoten archipelago is a photographer’s dream. Sharp mountains loom over fjords; frozen lakes, hidden beaches, traditional red cabins and unbeatable light.Visit Norway have an informative section on suggest routes and you wont be hard pushed to find a local photography tour.
Trolltunga is situated about 1100 meters above sea level, sitting 700 metres above lake Ringedalsvatnet in Skjeggedal. The hike goes through high mountains, takes 8-10 hours in total (to Trolltunga and return) but it’s worth it for the view.
Reinevågen is a small inlet in Nordland, situated between Skjånakken and Vestervalen.
The small fishing village of Hamnøy sits in the Moskenes region in Nordland county. The village was previously only accessible via the ferry but connection to the mainland via the highway, part of the Lofoten Mainland connection, has made hamlet easier to reach.
Trollstigen is a famous mountain road in Rauma Municipality, Møre og Romsdal county. The road stretches 106 kilometers and is carved steep mountainsides from Trollstigfoten to Stigerøra.
6. Senja Island.
Senja is the second largest island in Norway. The island is often referred to as “Norway in miniature”, as the island’s varied terrain emulates almost the entire span of Norwegian landscape.
Hardangervidda is a mountain plateau and is one of the largest of it’s kind in Europe. With a cold climate all year round it homes one of Norway’s most most spectacular glaciers.
8. Åndalsnes in the Romsdal Valley.
The Romsdal valley is located in the western county of Møre og Romsdal. The long, narrow valley is surrounded by towering mountains and caters for hikers and the river, Rauma, is a popular spot for fishing for salmon.
Narvik is the third-largest city in Norway. However the region of Narvik covers a large landscape outside of the city itself. It homes a climbing area where you can enjoy the terrain of the Arctic Circle.
10. Hoven, Gimsøya.
Hoven hill sits 368 meters and is one of the easiest ‘mountain’ hikes on the Lofoten Islands. It is famous for it’s 360 degree views over the islands of Vesterålen. The hike popular with families and groups of friends, a perfect place to enjoy of a clear summer evening.
11. Måstadfjellet Værøy.
The Måstadfjellet nature reserve makes up the steep incline of western Værøy. The reserve has an area of 2,870 acres and is home to many protected nesting species.
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