The Best Photography in Norway

Looking for the best photography in Norway? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Norway. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top photography spots in and near Norway

  • Odda, Norway

    Hike to Trolltunga, Norway

    5.0
    Odds is the nearest town to this location. From Odda, you can either drive or take a bus through Tyssedal up into Skjeggedal. The main parking lot is almost impossible to miss, located on the right hand side at the end of the road.The first km of trail is a steep rock stair ascent. During the rai...
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  • Vågå, Norway

    Hike the Besseggen Ridge

    3.0
    8 mi / 2500 ft gain
    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. You can hike from Gjendesheim to Memurubu, and take the ferry back to Gjendesheim, or the other way around. The hike from Gjendesheim to Memurubu is 8 miles. You can turn it into a there...
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  • Moskenes, Norway

    Explore Norway's Lofoten Islands

    5.0
    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. Because of the far north location, this incredible backdrop is draped in a soft, arctic glow for 4-5 hours d...
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  • Moskenes, Norway

    Hike Ryten Mountain

    6 mi / 1780 ft gain
    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: Take the E10 towards the village of Fredvang and cross the two bridges. Direct Route:  After cro...
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  • Strand, Norway

    Hike to Preikestolen

    5.0
    5.2 mi / 1000 ft gain
    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 2.6 miles is pretty tough since the elevation changes over 1000 feet. The once rough trail has recently been redone by some Nepales...
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  • Vestvågøy, Norway

    Hike to the top of Offersøykammen

    3 mi / 1600 ft gain
    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. Keep your eyes pealed for a small trail on the north side of highway, and there is room for 3-4 cars to park on the side o...
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  • Strand, Norway

    Hike Pulpit Rock (Preikestolen)

    3.7 mi / 1981.6 ft gain
    Backstory:Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock) has been on bucket list for as long as I can remember. When I decided to hit Norway during my semester abroad, Pulpit Rock was the first stop on our road trip. Luckily, the day before we departed for Pulpit Rock, a friend suggested we try to hike it to catch t...
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  • Tysfjord, Norway

    Hiking and Climbing 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. The best season to enjoy this beautiful mountain, that´s actually the National Mountain of Norway, is probably June- August.During this time of the year, the sun stays up...
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  • Rauma, Norway

    Explore the 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. Immediately upon turning onto Highway 63, a beautiful valley begins to open up in front of you as you ente...
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  • Flakstad, Norway

    Hike to Kvalvika Beach

    5.0
    3.7 mi / 328.1 ft gain
    If you find yourself on the Lofoten Islands in Norway be sure to make a trip to this spectacular beach. This beach is easily accessed from your car making it a great addition to another adventure or just an all day adventure on the islands. The hike is short and should only take 30-60 minutes to ...
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  • Bergen, Norway

    Hike to the Mount Floyen View Point

    4.3 mi / 1050 ft gain
    Mount Floyen is the most popular mountain surrounding Bergen to hike, due to easy accessibility and incredible views. It is located on the northeast side, and is easy to walk to from anywhere in the city. A long switchback trail goes across the base of Mount Floyen and surrounding mountains, maki...
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  • Moskenes, Norway

    Hike to Helvetestinden

    2.5 mi / 1975.1 ft gain
    In the town of Reine in the Lofoten Islands, you need to take the small ferry to Vindstad. There is one that leaves at 10:30 in the morning. Most people on that ferry will be headed to Bunes Beach, which you will be able to see from the Helvetestinden summit. Once at the dock, you will follow the...
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  • Stranda, Norway

    Hike to Storseterfossen

    2.5 mi / 1640.4 ft gain
    Storseterfossen is a must do if you find yourself in Geirangerfjord, Norway. Geirangerfjord is known for it's massive fjord walls, breathtaking cruises, and grand vistas, but one of the best treasures lies just outside of town in the Vesterås valley. To get to the trail head drive west, away from...
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  • Flakstad, Norway

    Stroll along Skagsanden Beach

    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. Skasgaden is perhaps best known for the intricate patterns in the sand where a small stream flows into the...
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  • Vestvågøy, Norway

    Explore Uttakliev Beach

    Uttakliev is another one of the beautiful and scenic beaches in the Lofoten area of Norway. Uttakliev is known amongst photographers as a beautiful beach, especially the rockier section (where the famous 'eye' can be found). However, anyone can have a great time walking along the sand or rockier ...
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  • Voss, Norway

    Hike to Viewpoint of Voss at Kolinseggi Summit

    1.4 mi / 450 ft gain
    You will drive to the end of Lemmesvegan 151, passing through two gates along the way. This is a drive that you will need directions for if you are not familiar with the Voss area. From the parking, the trailhead starts just beyond the cluster of small cabins that are within view from the parking...
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