1 Nidaros Domkirke, Trondheim
Scandinavia’s largest medieval building makes a stirring focal point for the city.
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.
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.