The Best Outdoor Activities in Norway
Discover the best hiking, camping, backpacking, fitness, and more.
Hike to Trolltunga, Norway
Norway / Trolltunga
Odds is the nearest town to this location. From Odda, you can either drive or take a bus through Tyssedal up into Skjeggedal.
Explore Norway's Lofoten Islands
Norway / Reine, Norway
The Lofoten Islands in Northern Norway are a magical location for any photographer. The jaw-dropping fjords, snow capped mountains, and quaint villages create a fairy tale like atmosphere.
Hike to Preikestolen
Norway / Preikestolen Trail
On the day i was there it was rainy in the morning so the trail and everything else was wet. From the parking lot the trail is well labeled and the hike being a short 2.
Hike the Besseggen Ridge
Norway / Besseggen Ridge Staging Area
To do this trail as a loop, you'll need to take a ferry as either the first leg of your trip, or the last leg.
Hiking and Climbing Stetind
Norway / Stetind
The weather in the north of Norway can change quite drastic in one day, so be prepared with clothing for all kind of weathers.
Ryten Mountain Hike
Norway / Ryten Mountain
Important: The GPS location on here just marks the island that this hike is located on! There is no "official" trailhead for this hike, but follow these directions and you will have no problem at all.
Hike to the Mount Floyen View Point
Norway / Funicular Ride Station
Mount Floyen is the most popular mountain surrounding Bergen to hike, due to easy accessibility and incredible views.
Hike to the top of Offersøykammen
Norway / Offersøykammen Trail
Like many of the hikes on the Lofoten Islands, there is no official trail or trailhead for this hike. To find it, take the E10 highway out of Leknes toward Å for about 6.5km.
Hike to Kvalvika Beach
Norway / Kvalvika Beach Trailhead
If you find yourself on the Lofoten Islands in Norway be sure to make a trip to this spectacular beach.
Explore the Trollstigen
Norway / Trollstigen
The nearest town is the very picturesque Åndalsnes, which lies at entrance of the large Isfjorden along the Rauma River, and is about a 5 and a half hour drive from the capital city of Oslo.
Stroll along Skagsanden Beach
Norway / Skagsanden
Skagsanden is one the small and beautiful beaches that seem to be everywhere in the Lofoten area of Norway. Skagsanden is only a few yards from the parking lot, which makes access very easy.
Ski across the Hardangerjokul Glacier, Norway
Norway / Hardangerjøkulen
Hardangerjøkulen is the sixth largest glacier in mainland Norway. It is located in the municipalities of Eidfjord and Ulvik in Hordaland county..
Explore Unstad Beach
Norway / Unstad Beach
Unstad beach is one of the beautiful beaches in the Lofoten area of Norway. Unstad has beautiful golden sand and is surrounded by majestic mountains.
Explore Uttakliev Beach
Norway / Uttakliev Beach
Uttakliev is another one of the beautiful and scenic beaches in the Lofoten area of Norway.
Summit Mt. Møysalen
Norway / Mt. Møysalen Trailhead
This is a steep hike that is close to mountain climbing on some parts. Not for people afraid of heights. Also it's a must to be in good shape to be prepared for this.
Hike Pulpit Rock (Preikestolen)
Norway / Preikestolen Trail
Backstory: Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock) has been on bucket list for as long as I can remember.
Visit Haukland Beach
Norway / Haukland
Haukland Beach is a gorgeous white-sand beach surrounded by mountains outside Leknes in the Lofoten area of Norway. The beach is only a few yards from the parking lot, making public access very easy.
Hike to Storseterfossen
Norway / Vesterås
Storseterfossen is a must do if you find yourself in Geirangerfjord, Norway.
Backpack to Sundejavri in Finnmark
Norway / Nyelv
Introduction I walked this just by exploring a bit, and just deciding where to walk on the day, so I can't be too descriptive unfortunately, but you start at Nyelv, in Finnmark, Norway, at a trai.