Hiking in Norway: 7 Incredible Hikes to Try

The beauty of hiking in Norway is that it can be undertaken at almost any age, young to old, because there are as many different landscapes as there are levels of ability.

Ranging from gentle or mildly strenuous to tough and downright dastardly, the hikes in Norway are some of the best in the world, and here are just a few of them.


Located in the mountainous area of Blejfell, this hike is little-known but offers rewarding views for much less of the effort.

Surløytenuten, Blefjell, Telemark

This area of Central Norway encompasses highlands that are part of the Dovrefjell mountain range, a wild region that offers hiking in Norway that you can tailor to your own abilities and itineraries.


Just two hours south of the Norwegian capital, this area offers an easy coastal walk that offers up the intricately craggy coastline of the Hvaler Archipeligo.

Hvaler, Østfold

Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock), Lysefjord

The famous 25 x 25-meter block of rock that hangs 600 meters over the crystalline surface of Lysefjord is one of Norway’s best-known views.

Virtually vertical mountainsides, craggy hiking grounds and the still waters of the fjords themselves make for a dramatic vista from any vantage point.

Keipen, Geirangerfjord

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