Have you already checked the most famous attractions off your list and fancy exploring more of the region? There are a number of lesser-known fjords across the region that are definitely worth visiting.
Learn more about the Norwegian fjords:
1. Romsdalsfjord: mountain peaks and active adventures
We start in the north of the region: The Romsdalsfjord is the ninth longest fjord in Norway and is said to be one of the country’s cleanest fjords. There is excellent fishing in the area. Åndalsnes – the mountaineering capital of Norway – is situated along the Romsdalsfjord.
- Take the Romsdalen Gondola to the mountaintops in Åndalsnes and enjoy wonderful views of the fjord and the Romsdal Alps.
- Walk up the Romsdal Steps to Rampestreken Viewpoint – with spectacular views of Åndalsnes.
- Hike the one and only Romsdalseggen ridge, named as one of the world's most beautiful hikes.
- Visit the Norwegian Mountaineering Museum at the Norwegian Mountaineering Centre in Åndalsnes.
- Scale the climbing wall at the Mountaineering Centre, or join one of the outdoor activities on offer.
- Take on the Romsdalsstigen Via Ferrata, which offers amazing views of the mountains and fjord.
- Don't miss the incredible Trollveggen cliff and Trollstigen road.