Tucked away in the midwest part of the Norwegian coastline, the coastal Atlantic Road is one of the most scenic drives in the world. Driving along this road is like teetering on the edge of the sea. The curvy road dips and arches over the brutal waves of the Norwegian Sea that often crash over the pavement during storms. This unique highway will bring you out to the very farthest point where the land ends and the ocean begins.
Located in the southwest of Norway, Lysevegen (FV500) is the name of a very popular tourist road in the high mountains of Rogaland and Vest Agder. The road features 27 hairpin turns and a curvy narrow tunnel, impassable for 2 cars at the same time. The road is not small business. It’s one of the famous hairpinned roads in the world.
Trollstigen Mountain Road is one of Norway's most dramatic and most visited attractions. Dangerous conditions here include the incline, narrow driving space, and the poor traction and visibility that come with rain and fog. It's one of the famous scenic drives in Norway. The route is known for its 11 hair-raising hairpin turns and steep, 10% gradient. Yet despite the dangers of the one-lane road.
Located in Vestland county, in Western Norway, Stalheimskleiva is the name of a very challenging drive. With a brutal gradient, it’s said to be one of the steepest roads in Northern Europe.
Norway has 18 carefully selected scenic drives both in terms of nature/panorama and in terms of road construction itself, showcasing the country's best scenery. They have been designated National Tourist Routes. These routes are unique drives through the most spectacular countryside Norway has to offer.
Located in the midwest part of the Norwegian coastline, the Storseisundet Bridge is a cantilever bridge part of the Atlanterhavsveien (Atlantic Road). It’s built in such a way that from a certain angle, as you approach, it looks as it is more diving board than bridge. The approach looks scary as the bridge seems to end abruptly and as if any attempt to proceed would result into the vehicle flying out and dropping into the waters below.
Aurlandsfjellet (Norway road 243) is the name of a very scenic drive in Vestland county, Norway. The road is closed in the winter. It's one of the famous scenic drives in Norway.
Straddling Innlandet and Vestland counties in western Norway, the stunning Norwegian Scenic Route Gamle Strynefjellsvegen (Old Strynefjell Mountain Road) is a throwback to late-19th century engineering. It’s one of the most famous scenic drives in Norway.
Kjeåsen is the name of a famous farm located in Eidfjord, a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. Built 400 years ago, it’s said to be the world’s most inaccessible farm. A very steep and twisting road and a rather dark tunnel makes this an exciting drive.
Sognefjell National Route is a very scenic road straddling Vestland and Innlandet counties, in Norway. It’s said to be one of the highest mountain roads of Northern Europe. It's one of the famous scenic drives in Norway.
National Tourist Route Valdresflye is a very scenic mountain road in Eastern Norway. It's one of the famous scenic drives in Norway.
Andøya National Tourist Route is the name of a very scenic drive running along the west side of Andøya Island, in the Vesterålen archipelago, in Nordland county, Norway. It's one of the famous scenic drives in Norway.
European Route 69 (E69) is the name of a very scenic drive located in northern Norway. It’s said to be the world’s northernmost highway and takes travellers as far North in Europe as it is possible to go by road.
The iconic Eigerøy Lighthouse is located at the small island of Midbrødøya, in Rogaland county, Norway. It was Norway's first cast iron lighthouse.
Located in Vestland county, in Norway, the old road along the Eidfjordvatnet (Eidfjord Lake) is a very scenic drive.
Rondane National Tourist Route is the name of a very scenic drive from Enden to Folldal, in the county of Hedmark, in Norway. It's one of the famous scenic drives in Norway.
Aursjøvegen Mountain Road is the name of a very scenic drive located in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It’s mostly a rough gravel road with hairpin turns, narrow tunnels and breathtaking scenery.
Kystriksveien (Coastal Highway) is the name of a very scenic drive ocated in the Nordland coastline of Norway. It is one of The Best Coastal Drives in the World. The tortuous drive will allow you to experience a beautiful cultural landscape.
Located in Finnmark county, between the Barents Sea and the Nordkyn mountains of Norway, where Europe drops into the sea, Slettnes fyr is the world’s northernmost mainland lighthouse. It's one of the world's northernmost road ends.
Longyearbyen Road is the name of a very scenic drive located in a valley on the shores of the idyllic Adventfjord, in Norway's Svalbard archipelago.
Dalsnibba is a natural viewpoint at an elevation of 1.460m (4,790ft) above the sea level, located in Stranda Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county in the western part of Norway. The drive offers the Europe’s highest fjord view by road. It's one of the highest roads of the country.
Hjølmoberget is a mountain peak at an elevation of 853m (2,798ft) above the sea level, located in Vestland county, in Norway.
Peer Gynt Road is a narrow scenic road running for 60km from Skei to Espedalen, in the east of Norway in Oppland county.
Flistjønnskaret is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.261m (4,137ft) above the sea level, located in Telemark, Norway.
Tindevegen is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.322m (4,337ft) above the sea level, located in Sogn og Fjordane county, in Norway. The road to the summit is paved but pretty narrow and steep, hitting a 12.5% through some of the ramps. It's one of the highest roads of the country.
Suleskarvegen is a very scenic road winding through the mountain regions of the south west of Norway.
Located in Drammen, the capital of the county of Buskerud, centrally located in the eastern and most populated part of Norway, the Drammen Spiral is an unusual helix-shaped tunnel.
Located on the northernmost Norwegian island of Magerøya, the North Cape (or Nordkapp) is said to be the northernmost point on the European mainland, at 71 degrees North.
Located in Sogn og Fjordane county, West Norway, the Lærdalstunnelen is the world's longest road tunnel at 24.5 kilometers (15.2 miles) long. It is not recommended if you suffer of claustrophobia.
Located in central Norway, Rallarvegen is one of the finest and most famous cycle roads in the country. The road is 82km (51 miles) long following the outskirts of the Hardangervidda Plateau, leading you along the Bergen Railway Line from Haugastøl via Finse, Hallingskeid, Myrdal and down to Flåm. It's one of the highest roads of the country.
Juvasshytta is a mountain resort at an elevation of 1.854m (6,082ft) above the sea level, located in Jotunheimen, in Lom municipality, in southern Norway. With a name that sounds like it came from Star Wars, the road to the summit is the highest road in Norway as well as Northern Europe.
Kistefjell is a mountain peak at an elevation of 1.001m (3,284ft) above the sea level, located in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. It’s a well-known mountain for most people due to the old, huge TV mast which stands on top.
Fylkesvei 50 (Fv50) is a very scenic drive located in southern Norway. This is a remarkable road trip. Remember to bring your camera.
Located in Flakstadøya, an island in the Lofoten archipelago in Nordland county, Norway, the Fv805 road is one of the best coastal drives in the world.