1 Whitewater rafting, Sjoa

Brave some of Norway’s most exciting whitewater-rafting on the River Sjoa.

2 Lake Gjende

A boat trip along one of Norway’s most beautiful lakes provides a scenic introduction to the mighty Jotunheimen mountains.

3 Hike the Besseggen ridge

Norway at its wildest: sample the magnificent scenery of the Jotunheimen Nasjonalpark on this classic walk, one of the country’s most celebrated.

4 Kongsvold Fjeldstue

This lovely hotel occupies a tastefully restored complex of old timber buildings, and is convenient for exploring the Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella National Park.

5 Borgund stave church

One of the best preserved and most harmonious of Norway’s 28 remaining stave churches: admire the intricacy of its construction and the intimacy of its decoration.

6 Kongsberg

This lovely little town is home to Norway’s most imposing Baroque church.

7 Dalen Hotel

Immaculately restored 1890s hotel in a quiet country town halfway between Oslo and the fjords.

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