1 Bergen’s Fløibanen

There are wonderful views over the city at the top of what must be Europe’s quaintest funicular railway.

2 Troldhaugen

Visit the delightful fjordside home and studio of Edvard Grieg, Norway’s foremost composer.

3 Hardangervidda

A mountain plateau of striking beauty, the Hardangervidda offers some of the country’s finest hiking.

4 The Flåmsbana

The exhilarating Flåm railway, careers down the mountainside with the fjords waiting down below.

5 Balestrand

The relaxing charms of small-town Balestrand make it a fine base for further Sognefjord explorations.

6 Urnes stave church

The oldest stave church in Norway is renowned for its exquisite, almost frenzied, Viking woodcarvings.

7 The Sognesfjellsveg

View the sharp, ice-tipped peaks of the Jotunheimen, Norway’s most imposing mountain range, from the Sognefjellsveg mountain road.

8 Kjenndalsbreen

Inspect the mighty Jostedalsbreen glacier at close quarters on the Kjenndalsbreen, “nodule”.

9 Ålesund

A beguiling ferry and fishing port, whose streets are flanked by handsome Art Nouveau buildings.

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