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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

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Åndalsnes & Romsdal
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The Geirangerfjord
Ålesund & Sunnmøre

SOGN OG FJORDANE

The Sognefjord
Flåm
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Lærdal
The Fjord Coast
Sunnfjord
Stryn

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HORDALAND

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Hardangerfjord
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ROGALAND

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Røldal
Haugesund & Haugalandet
The Stavanger Region
The Lysefjord

National Tourist Routes in Western Norway

Geiranger-Trollstigen National Tourist Route. Here from Trollstigen in Møre og Romsdal, Norway.There are eighteen National Tourist Routes in Norway. Ten of them are located in Western Norway. Common to them all is that the roads are going through some of the wildest and most beautiful scenery that Norway has to offer. Here is a brief overview of the National Tourist Routes in Western Norway with links to articles on Visitnorway.com. There you can read more about what to see and do along the roads, and where to eat and stay. Fill the tank, fasten your seat belts and have a fabulous trip with beautiful scenery along the roads in Western Norway.

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The Atlantic RoadThe Atlantic Road
The Atlantic Road zigzags across low bridges that jut out over the Atlantic Ocean, linking the islands between Molde (famous for its annual jazz festival in July) and Kristiansund in the western fjords. The road is 8 kilometre long and is voted as the construction of the century in Norway.

Geiranger - Trollstigen National Tourist Route, NorwayGeiranger - Trollstigen
Experience the UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord and the Trollstigen Mountain Road, two of Norways most dramatic and most visited attractions. Stay at the Juvet Landscape Hotel that use the surrounding nature as part of the hotel. The National Tourist Route is 106 kilometre long and is closed during winter.

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The Old Strynefjellet Mountain Road, NorwayThe Old Strynefjellet Mountain Road
Completed in 1894, the Old Strynefjell Mountain Road was a masterpiece of road-building and engineering. This was the only way of passage between Skjåk and Stryn during most of the last century. The 27-kilometre long road is closed during winter.

Gaularfjellet National Tourist Route, NorwayThe Gaularfjellet Mountain Road
The road over Gaularfjellet takes the traveller into the waterfalls from the mighty Sognefjord, which is Norway's longest and deepest fjord. The 130
kilometre long drive is exciting and varied, and is closed during winter.

The Sognefjellet Mountain Road, NorwayThe Sognefjellet Mountain Road
High in the Jotunheimen mountains, the Sognefjellet Mountain Road runs between the Sognefjord and the Gudbrandsdalen Valley. The Sognefjellet National Tourist Route is the highest mountain pass in Northern Europe with its 1,434 metres. The 106 kilometre long road is closed during winter.

The Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route, NorwayThe Aurlandsfjellet Mountain Road
The road across Aurlandsfjellet is a journey across a mountain
landscape of snow and rocks with the occasional sprig of grass.
Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route is a 47-kilometre-long stretch of road between Aurland by the Aurlandsfjord and Lærdal by the Sognefjord. The Road is closed during winter.

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The Hardanger National Tourist Route, NorwayHardanger National Tourist Route
The 158-kilometre-long Hardanger National Tourist Route passes through the scenic Hardangerfjord area, where for more than a century travellers have come to experience mountains, fjords, waterfalls and glaciers. The area offers many opportunities for hiking, outdoor adventure and culture experiences.

The Hardangervidda National Tourist Route, NorwayHardangervidda National Tourist Route
The 67-kilometre-long road passes through the Hardangervidda National Park and Northern Europe's largest mountain plateau. The Måbødalen valley and Vøringsfossen waterfall are two tourist attractions you can see from the road. There might be a chance that the road is closed in short periods during winter.

The Hardanger National Tourist Route, Norway. From Preikestolen, photo: Dieter SchadelRyfylke National Tourist Route
At Ryfylke, idyllic green skerries and cultural landscapes are suddenly replaced by rockslides, polished cliffs, mountains and fjords. Along the 183-kilometre long Ryfylke National Tourist Route you pass villages, towns and cultural attractions. The drive is also a trip through the Norwegian industrial history.

Jæren National Tourist Route, NorwayJæren National Tourist Route
Jæren - with open skies, wide horizons and endless ocean. Mile upon mile of sandy beaches and sand dunes. Jæren National Tourist Route is a 41-kilometre-long stretch of road in Norway's food basket with intensive agriculture in a flat, vast and well-kept cultural landscape.

 
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