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THE 4 FJORD COUNTIES

Click on the different Fjord Counties on the map for pictures and detailed information. Below, you will also find the main links for the four Fjord Counties.

Møre & Romsdal Sogn & Fjordane Hordaland Rogaland Møre & Romsdal Sogn & Fjordane Hordaland Rogaland

MØRE OG ROMSDAL

Visit Northwest
Åndalsnes & Romsdal
Trollstigen
The Geirangerfjord
Ålesund & Sunnmøre

SOGN OG FJORDANE

The Sognefjord
Flåm
Flåm from the Cocpit
Lærdal
The Fjord Coast
Sunnfjord
Stryn

Nordfjord

HORDALAND

Bergen
Nordhordland
Hardangerfjord
Sunnhordland
Voss

ROGALAND

Ryfylke & Lysefjord
Røldal
Haugesund & Haugalandet
The Stavanger Region
The Lysefjord

Activities in Western Norway

Kajakker i NærøyfjordenIn Western Norway, we have fantastic opportunities for active leisure. The fjord area is like a great playground for those who love activities like kayaking, rafting, summer skiing, skiing, glacier walking, cycling and hiking in the mountains, in the valleys and along the fjords. Or those who just love nature. Here you will find travelogues with pictures and videos from Fjord Norway. Some places are well known tourist areas, other more hidden. Fjords.com wish you a good time in the wild and beautiful nature in WesternNorway.

 

Kayaking the fjordsKayaking the fjords
The feeling of the silent glide on the water in beautiful and untouched nature is fantastic. If you have a good sea kayak with watertight rooms, you can bring enough food and equipment for days. You can combine kayaking with great walks on the surrounding mountains and glaciers. Read and view pictures from kayak trips in some of the fjords and lakes in Western Norway.

Fjord Tours - Kayaking in Flåm

Hiking in Fjord NorwayHiking in Western Norway
Hiking is very popular in Norway. The Norwegian Trekking Association (DNT) have a total of 342 huts spread around the country. In most of the huts, there are food, firewood and gas, and you can get a key from DNT which fits to all the huts. The best time for hiking in Norway are from June to September. Here you will find some travelogs from Western Norway and from other great areas in Norway.

 
 

Cycling in Western NorwayCycling
There are many possibilities for great bike rides in Fjord Norway. One of the finest and most famous is the 82-kilometer long Rallarvegen (the Navvies Road) running from Haugastøl to Flåm. Other fine cycling excursions are: Island hopping by bike in the area around the Atlantic Road in Møre og Romsdal. The Fjord and Mountain Route which is a round trip starting at Rosendal in Hardanger. The Coastal Route in Hordaland, where Austevoll is a good starting point. And finally, we can mention Fjordkysten (the fjord coast), a cycle route that runs along the coast between Bergen and Sogn.

 

Summer Skiing in Western NorwaySummer Skiing
There are three Summer Ski Centres in Norway, all of them located on glaciers. Stryn Summer Ski Centre is located on a glacier arm of the Jostedalsbreen Glacier. Galdhøpiggen Summer Ski Centre is the one with the highest altitude in Norway. The Folgefonna Summer Ski Centre is located at the north end of the Folgefonna Glacier, close to Jondalen in Hardanger.

 
 

Skiing in Western NorwaySkiing with Fjord View
Norway is "made for skiing". Specially in the west and north where you have endless ranges of mountains, and where you can ski from almost 2000 metres and down to the fjords. Choose between several great Ski Centres, or use your own legs to reach the summits. The reward are fantastic nature experiences and great skiing.

Fjord Tours - Glacier Hiking on Nigardsbreen
 

Glacier Walks in Fjord NorwayGlacier Walks
The Jostedalsbreen Glacier in Sogn og Fjordane is the largest ice-cap in Northern Europe. It is one of the greatest playgrounds in Norway among skiers and ice-climbers. In April and May, you can ski across the snow covered Jostedalsbreen ice-cap. Folgefonna and Hardangerjøkelen are two other popular glaciers. During the summer, crampons are used for walking and climbing on the glacier-arms. Several companies are guiding on the glaciers in western Norway.

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