11 Outdoors- Other 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.
Allmannajuvet is a ravine or canyon located along the river Storelva in the municipality of Sauda in Rogaland county, Norway. The ravine is located in a rural, forested area along the Norwegian County Road 520 between the town of Sauda and the village of Hellandsbygda.
Bygdøy is a peninsula on the west side of the city center. Here you find several of Oslo’s most popular museums. The peninsula is mainly a residential area, but in addition to the museums, Bygdøy is also a popular recreational area during summer offering beaches and a beach volleyball court at Huk. There are also several beautiful trails both for cycling and walking.
Dømmesmoen is a farm in the Grimstad municipality. The farm has in the 20th century been used as a horticultural school, and today belongs to the University of Agder and is used for a number of purposes in addition to being a hiking and recreation area. Dømmesmoen is located on Raet, the large end moraine from the last ice age, but is located a little southwest of Raet National Park. The farm has now been taken over by the Grimstad municipality, which is also responsible for the park.
Gauldal or Gauldalen (English: Gaula River valley) is a valley and traditional district in Trøndelag county, Norway. The river Gaula runs through the 145-kilometre (90 mi) long valley from the Røros mountains near the lake Aursunden to the Trondheimsfjorden.
The Geiranger Fjord is a fjord in the Sunnmøre region of Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It is located entirely in the Stranda Municipality. It is a 15-kilometer -long branch off the Sunnylvsfjorden, which is a branch of the Storfjorden. The small village of Geiranger is located at the end of the fjord where the Geirangelva river empties into it.
udbrandsdalen is a valley and traditional district in the Norwegian county of Innlandet. The valley is oriented in a north-westerly direction from Lillehammer and the lake of Mjøsa, extending 230 kilometers toward Romsdalen. The river of Gudbrandsdalslågen flows through the valley, starting from Lesjaskogsvatnet and ending at Mjøsa. The Otta River flowing through Otta valley is a major tributary to Lågen.
The beautiful Hjørundfjord takes the breath away from an increasing number of travelers as it cuts 35 km into the massive mountains of the Sunnmøre Alps. A multitude of glaciers, alpine farms, fishing waters, and small villages such as Sæbø, Trandal, Øye, and Standal offer unique experiences of fjord life.
The nature park is known for its collection of various old livestock breeds and wild animals from the Norwegian fauna. Visitors experience exciting predator mammals like wolves and European lynxes, in addition to reindeer, moose, muskox, etc.
The Peer Gynt Road is a 60-kilometer-long tourist mountain road, named for the folkloric character Peer Gynt. It is a toll road. It runs in the east of Norway in Innlandet county with views of Jotunheimen, along with the villages Skeikampen, Fagerhøy, Gålå, Fefor, and Dalseter. The road is only open in the summer, mostly from the 1st of June, and is closed when the snow starts.
Romsdalen is a valley in the western part of Norway. The 60-kilometer long valley runs through Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county and Lesja Municipality in Innlandet county. It is the valley of the Rauma river, from Old Norse word Raumsdalr which means Rauma valley. The traditional district of Romsdal, which makes up about one-third of Møre og Romsdal county, is named for the valley of Romsdalen. The main road E136 and the Rauma line runs along the valley floor.
The Troll Wall or Trollveggen is part of the mountain massif Trolltindene in the Romsdalen valley in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It is located to the south of the towns of Åndalsnes and Molde inside the Reinheimen National Park. The Troll Wall is the tallest vertical rock face in Europe, about 1,100 metres from its base to the summit of its highest point. At its steepest, the summit ridge overhangs the base of the wall by nearly 50 metres. The Rauma River and the Europe