13 Short Hikes in Norway that you should visit - With photos & details

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13 Short Hikes to explore in Norway

The country has the fourth-highest per capita income in the world. It has the world's largest sovereign wealth fund, with a value of US$1 trillion. Norway has had the highest Human Development Index ranking in the world since 2009, a position also held previously between 2001 and 2006.

AurlandsdalenAurlandsdalen, Aurland, Norway

The well-known and historic Aurlandsdalen Valley, was once one of the main routes between the eastern and western parts of Norway. It is a glacially-formed Norwegian valley that is about 40 kilometres in length

BlefjellBlefjell, Flesberg Municipality, Norway

Blefjell is a mountain area that is a popular tourist destination for trekking and hiking in Norway.

BuarbreenBuarbreen, Ullensvang, Norway

Buarbreen or Buerbreen is a glacier in Ullensvang Municipality in Vestland county. It popular among the best hiking areas in Norway.

FløenFløen, Norway

Fløyen or Fløyfjellet is one of the "city mountains" in Bergen, Hordaland, Norway. Its highest point is 400 meters above sea level and is the best destination for hiking.

HornelenHornelen, Bremanger Municipality, Norway

Hornelen is a mountain in Bremanger Municipality in Vestland county. it is the highest sea cliff in Europe (see illustration left), and has for a long time been used as a landmark for naval navigation.

HvervenbuktaHvervenbukta, Oslo kommune, Norway

Hvervenbukta in Bunnefjorden is a very popular bathing spot in the southeast of Oslo, on the border with Oppegård municipality.  There are two fine sandy beaches, rocks and grassy slopes where you can enjoy the summer sun until late in the evening. It also has nice hiking trails along the sea.

KjenndalsbreenKjenndalsbreen, Stryn Municipality, Norway

Kjenndalsbreen is a glacier in the municipality of Stryn in Vestland, Norway. The 19-square-kilometer glacier is a side branch of the Jostedalsbreen glacier and is included in the Jostedalsbreen National Park.

KolsåsKolsås, Norway

Kolsås is a wooded mountain ridge in the municipality of Bærum, Norway. It is one of the largest rock climbing areas in Viken County.

NordmarkaNordmarka, Asker Municipality, Norway

Nordmarka is mostly a forested region with many short hiking trails, lakes for swimming, and an ideal place to take a break.

StoltzekleivenStoltzekleiven, Bergen, Norway

Stoltzekleiven is one of the most popular trails in Bergen. It is a steep paved trail and stairs with approximately 722 steps up to Sandviksfjellet in Bergen city center is a steep paved trail and stairs with approximately 722 steps up to Sandviksfjellet

SupphellebreenSupphellebreen, Sogndal Municipality, Norway

The Supphellebreen glacier is the neighbor of the Bøyabreen glacier in Fjærland. The place is well known for hiking.

TrolltungaTrolltunga, Ullensvang, Norway

Trolltunga is a popular hiking area located in the Ullensvang Municipality of Vestland county. The rock formation situated about 1,100 meters above the sea level and The cliff juts horizontally out from the mountain, about 700 meters above the north side of the lake. This is a very challenging hike, at least 10 hours on rough terrain. There are no shelters on the hiking route and no places to buy supplies.

UtladalenUtladalen, Årdal, Norway

Utladalen is Norway's deepest valley. The valley of Utladalen is part of the Utladalen Landscape Protection Area and known for its epic scenery.