1 Nidaros Domkirke, Trondheim

Scandinavia’s largest medieval building makes a stirring focal point for the city.

2 Bakklandet

The bars, cafés and restaurants of this attractive old district in Trondheim are a great place for a cosy, studenty night out.

3 Ofotbanen railway

A dramatic train ride from Narvik over the Swedish border through ravishing mountain scenery. The adventurous can walk back.

4 Whale-watching, Andenes

From late May to mid-September, whale-watching safaris from this remote port practically guarantee a sighting.

5 Sailing the Lofoten archipelago

From late winter to early spring, you can board a sailing rig and spend a week navigating the Lofotens’ east coast, mooring in harbours along the way and heading up a mountain on skis.

6 Henningsvær

One of Lofoten’s most picturesque fishing villages, with brightly painted red wooden houses framing the dinkiest of harbours.

7 Norwegian Fishing Village Museum, Å

Maritime history combines with a stunning fjordside setting at Northern Norway’s most engaging coastal museum.

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