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The most beautiful places in Norway

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The most beautiful places in Norway
Inserted: 06.04.2018
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

Norway, a Nordic country full of beautiful nature. You will find here amazing fjords, waterfalls, glaciers and rock formations. Picturesque wooden churches and houses. A land that every nature lover loves at first glance. Come and see the most beautiful places you can find here

34.
Buarbreen Glacier

Offshoot of the huge glacier Folgefonna

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| Altitude: 659 m / 2 162 ft

From the city of Odda you can take a variety of great hikes. One of them will take you to the Buerdalen… continue reading

33.
Nordkapp

The most famous Cape of Norway

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| Altitude: 309 m / 1 014 ft

Nordkapp, the North Cape, is a great tourist attraction in Norway. But it is not true that it would be the… continue reading

32.
Vågå Stave Church

One of the oldest wooden churches in Norway

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| Altitude: 375 m / 1 230 ft

The Vågå stave church is one of the oldest churches in Norway. You will find it in the town of Vagamo,… continue reading

31.
Asafossen Waterfall

Beautiful waterfall near Skjolden

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| Altitude: 59 m / 194 ft

The Asafossen Waterfall is located just a short drive from Skjolden, directly above the main road number 55… continue reading

30.
Furebergsfossen Waterfall

Really wide waterfall

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| Altitude: 32 m / 105 ft

The Furebergsfossen Falls are about 7 kilometers behind the Bondhus. It is right by the road and it is a… continue reading

29.
Rondvatnet lake

The most beautiful lake in the Rondane NP

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| Altitude: 1 167 m / 3 829 ft

Lake Rondvatnet (1,155m above sea level) is the largest and most picturesque lake in the Rondane National… continue reading

28.
Kjeragbolten

The most famous Norwegian stone

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| Altitude: 869 m / 2 851 ft

Highly above Lysfjord there is an interesting natural uniqueness – a round Kjeragbolten boulder tucked… continue reading

27.
Preikestolen

Famous Preacher's Pulpit

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| Altitude: 223 m / 732 ft

Preikestolen is one of the most famous and interesting places in Norway. It is a rock plateau 604 meters… continue reading

26.
Galdhoppigen

The highest mountain in Norway

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| Altitude: 2 469 m / 8 100 ft

Galdhøpiggen (2,469 m above sea level) is the highest mountain in Norway in the Jotunheimen National Park.… continue reading

25.
Alesund

City on three islands

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| Altitude: 25 m / 82 ft

Alesund has nearly 50,000 inhabitants. It has great fishing history. It is located on three islands connected… continue reading

24.
Hopperstad Stave Church

Dragon church

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| Altitude: 44 m / 144 ft

The Hopperstad Stave Church (Hopperstad stavkirke) belongs to a number of beautiful stave churches, which you… continue reading

23.
Haugabreen Glacier

Offshoot of the Jostedalsbreen Glacier

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| Altitude: 984 m / 3 228 ft

Haugabreen glacier is relatively easily available offshoot of huge glacier Jostedalsbreen – the largest… continue reading

22.
Ovre Sjodalsvatnet Lake

Beautiful lake near Jotunheimen

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| Altitude: 953 m / 3 127 ft

Lake Ovre Sjodalsvatnet is located just off Highway 51 leading east of the mighty Jotunheimen Mountains. From… continue reading

21.
Oslo

The capital of Norway

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| Altitude: 5 m / 16 ft

The capital city of Norway, Oslo was founded in 1048. Worth a visit is the Royal Palace, Akershus castle and… continue reading

20.
Huldafossen Waterfall

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| Altitude: 620 m / 2 034 ft

The beautiful double waterfall of Huldafossen is located in the relatively small valley of Storedalen,… continue reading

19.
Myrkdalen Mountain Valley

Typical mountain Norwegian valley

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| Altitude: 657 m / 2 156 ft

To the north of the town of Vinje leads road number 13, through the beautiful valley of the Myrkdaselvi River… continue reading

17.
Stigfossen Waterfall

A famous waterfall over the Troll Trail

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| Altitude: 598 m / 1 962 ft

Stigfossen is a well-known waterfall around which leads the most famous road in Norway – Trollstigen. The… continue reading

16.
Seven Sisters Waterfall

The most famous Norwegian waterfall

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| Altitude: 101 m / 331 ft

One of the most famous waterfalls of Norway is certainly the Seven Sisters (Dei Sju Systrene), which falls… continue reading

15.
Røldal Stave Church

The picturesque church in Røldal

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| Altitude: 390 m / 1 280 ft

Røldal Stave Church (Røldal stavkirke) is a typical example of medieval ecclesiastical architecture in Norway… continue reading

14.
Vidfossen Waterfall

A beautiful waterfall just off Odda

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| Altitude: 101 m / 331 ft

In the area of Odda town you will find a number of beautiful waterfalls. One of them is Vidfossen located… continue reading

13.
Lom Stave Church

The oldest wooden church in Norway

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| Altitude: 362 m / 1 188 ft

The Stavkirke Quarry is considered to be the oldest wooden church in Norway. Its surroundings are unspoiled,… continue reading

12.
Skjervefossen waterfall

Waterfall cut by the road

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| Altitude: 217 m / 712 ft

Waterfall Skjervsfossen is interested and famous thanks to the road which lead between his two cascadas. The… continue reading

11.
Gaustatoppen

The highest mountain of Telemark

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| Altitude: 1 883 m / 6 178 ft

Gaustatoppen (1,883m) is the highest mountain in the Telemark region and one of the most iconic mountains in… continue reading

10.
Bergen (Bryggen)

The most beautiful city of Norway

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| Altitude: 5 m / 16 ft

Bergen (the second largest city of Norway) is sometimes called the main European rain city. On average, over… continue reading

9.
Tvindefossen Waterfall

Beautiful waterfall right by the road

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| Altitude: 146 m / 479 ft

Next to the international road you will find the beautiful Tvindefossen waterfall. According to various… continue reading

8.
Trollstigen road (Troll Trail)

The most famous Norwegian road

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| Altitude: 548 m / 1 798 ft

Trollstigen road – Troll Trail is probably the most famous Norwegian road. 11 serpentines fall into a deep… continue reading

7.
Trolltunga

Famous Troll Tongue

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| Altitude: 1 178 m / 3 865 ft

Trolltunga (Trolltunga) is a famous rock formation protruding horizontally from the mountain at an altitude… continue reading

6.
Heddal Stave Church

The most beautiful church in Norway

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| Altitude: 25 m / 82 ft

The Heddal Stavkirke (Stave Church) is considered to be probably the most beautiful wooden church in Norway.… continue reading

5.
Latefossen waterfall

Double waterfall

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| Altitude: 300 m / 984 ft

Waterfall Latefossen is not only beautiful, but also quite original and interesting. This waterfall is split… continue reading

4.
Besseggenn Ridge

Beautiful view of two lakes

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| Altitude: 1 558 m / 5 112 ft

The ascent to the Besseggenn ridge is among the Norwegian mountain hiking classics. From the ridge opens up a… continue reading

3.
Geiranger fjord

The most famous fjord of Norway

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| Altitude: 0 m / 0 ft

Geiranger fjord is one of the most visited places in Norway. From nearly vertical rocky walls, many beautiful… continue reading

2.
Romsdalen Valley

The most beautiful Norwegian valley

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| Altitude: 69 m / 226 ft

The Romsdalen valley is one of Norway's biggest natural attractions. Almost vertical rock walls rise here… continue reading

1.
Reine

The most beautiful village of Norway

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| Altitude: 0 m / 0 ft

The small village of Reine is considered to be the most beautiful village not only in Lofoten islands, but… continue reading

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