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Oslo: The largest city in Norway and has been the country's capital since 1814. Oslo is located at the head of the Oslofjord, surrounded by forested hills. You are never far from nature here! Photo: Elisabeth. Ellijoy Frengen/Foap/Visitnorway.com

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Bergen: Norway's second largest city and was the country's capital from 1110 until 1299. Bergen is called ‘the city between seven mountains’ and also know as the "gateway to the fjords"! Photo: Girish Chouchan - visitbergen

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Trondheim: This city holds a special place in Norwegian history and culture. It was the first capital of Norway, and is still the city where new kings receive their ceremonial blessing. Photo: Knut Aage Dahl/Visitnorway.com

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Stavanger: The area in and around Stavanger offers varied, wild and beautiful nature experiences. From steep mountains and lovely fjords to long, wild beaches along the open coastline of Jæren. Photo: CH/visitnorway.com

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Ålesund: If you are seeking exciting nature and culture-based activities, Ålesund is a great starting point. Due to its unique Art Nouveau architecture, Ålesund is known as the "Art nouveau town"! Photo: Samuel Taipale/visitnorway.com

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Tromsø: This city is known as the "Gateway to the Arctic" because it enjoys more Northern Lights than anywhere else in the world. The city also has two whole months of Midnight Sun. Photo: Foap/Visitnorway.com

Fjord Tours Articles / 27 Mar 2019

Guide to the main cities in Norway

Norway has a lot of interesting and exciting places to visit! Get a quick overview of the main cities in Norway and find exciting things to do!

Oslo

Oslo offers an abundance of attractions, shopping options, a flourishing cultural life and has a wide range of great restaurants. A hot tip is to get the Oslo Pass while you are visiting this city. Read more about Oslo HERE.

Fjord cruise in Oslo

Enjoy the scenic Oslofjord on a sightseeing fjord cruise and get an overview of the city and its attractions.

Guided Segway tour in Oslo

A segway tour in Oslo is a perfect opportunity to check out some signature sites of the capital city. On the tour you will see several highlights of Oslo, including The National Opera House, The Parlament and The Norwegian Castle!

The Taste of Oslo Food Tour

The Taste of Oslo Food Tour is a guided walking tour that aims to let you experience Oslo like a local, and sample traditional Norwegian dishes, snacks and drinks. Truly the best way to see the city and try traditional Norwegian food!

Bergen

Bergen is a European City of Culture and its many museums and art galleries are well worth a visit. Make sure to get the Bergen Card when you are in Bergen - a practical and reasonable way to explore the " city between 7 mountains". Read more about Bergen HERE.

Kayaking / 7 Nov 2016
Guided kayaking trip in Bergen

Join us on a kayaking trip in fantastic surroundings. We paddle between islands, reefs and rocks in the bay where Herdlefjord meets Hjeltefjord. Pick-up in Bergen included.

Fjord Cruise Bergen - Mostraumen

Experience fjords, mountains and stunning waterfalls by taking a fjord cruise to Mostraumen from Bergen. The cruise is available all year round!

Fjord safari with RIB-boat in Bergen

Take a fjord safari with RIB-boat for a unique and exciting way to experience Bergen. See the city from a new perspective, on your very own RIB-boat adventure!

Trondheim

Situated by the Trondheimsfjord, Trondheim is surrounded by lovely forested hills, with the Nidelva river winding through the town. It was the first capital of Norway and is still the city where new kings receive their ceremonial blessing. Read more about Trondheim HERE.

Guided Segway tour in Trondheim

A segway tour in Trondheim is a great opportunity to check out some signature sites of the city. Join in for a fun and exciting way to explore the city!

The Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim

If you visit Trondheim, make sure to drop by the Nidaros Cathedral. The Cathedral is the northernmost medieval cathedral in the world, and the second largest in Scandinavia.

Stavanger

Stavanger is Norway's fourth largest town and know as the "energy capital" of Norway. The area in and around Stavanger offers varied, wild and beautiful nature experiences. From steep mountains and lovely fjords to long, wild beaches along the open coastline. All within easy reach. Read more about Stavanger HERE.

Lysefjord Safari - Preikestol View

Are you looking for something spectacular? Do you want to explore the fjords and feel feel like a viking for a few hours? The the Lysefjord Safari with RIB boat from Stavanger is the perfect tour for you!

Hiking / 7 May 2018
Pulpit Rock Sunrise Hike

On an annual basis, the Pulpit Rock welcomes more visitors than any other trekking-destination in Norway. And it's no wonder, considering the amazing views waiting at the top! On the Pulpit Rock Sunrise Hike you even get to experience the sunrise.

Hiking / 14 May 2018
Kjerag Summer Hike

Join in on a early-morning summer hike to the famous Kjerag boulder! Relax and savor the views while you’re transported by fjord cruise (included). During the hike you will experience stunning views of the spectacular Lysefjord!

Tromsø

Tromsø is called the "Gateway to the Arctic" because it enjoys more Northern Lights than anywhere else in the world. The city also has two whole months of Midnight Sun. If you want to explore unique nature phenomenas, Tromsø is a "must" to visit. Read more about Tromsø HERE.

Midnight Sun Adventure in Tromsø

Take a rib boat trip by night from Tromsø to see the Midnight Sun and surrounding nature in all it's glory.

Arctic Panorama – cable car excursion in Tromsø

Ride up the famous Fjellheisen cable car to take in the breathtaking view of Tromsø and its surrounding mountains, fjord and islands, before warming up by a cozy fire with coffee, tea and traditional Norwegian Waffles.

Tromsø city walk - In the footsteps of Amundsen

Tromsø played a pivotal part in many of history´s most important polar expeditions, and still does. On this guided walk through Tromsø town, with views across the water to the Arctic Cathedral, you will discover through Tromsø´s buildings, statues and monuments why Tromsø´s got the nickname “Gateway to the Arctic”.

Ålesund

Ålesund is known as the art nouveau town with its unique architecture with towers, spires and imaginative ornamentation of house facades. Ålesund offers great opportunities for fishing, boating trips, hiking in the mountains, cycling on idyllic small islands, bird watching or diving. Read more about Ålesund HERE.

Fjord cruise Ålesund - Geiranger - Ålesund

Travel like a local and discover the traditional way to explore the fjords! The beautiful journey from Ålesund - Geiranger - Ålesund is around 120 km passing through three distinctive fjords and spectacular landscapes. Also available as a one-way cruise!

Kayaking / 29 Jan 2018
Kayak and hiking trip in Ålesund

This is a 5,5 hour kayak and hiking trip starting in the centre of Ålesund. On this trip you'll get to see beautiful Ålesund from both the sea and the mountains!

Segway tour in Ålesund

Join in on an exciting and fun segway tour where you will get to experience beautiful Ålesund!