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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. See all our hotel offers and 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.

Norwegian Evening on the Fjord

Join in on a 3 hour cruise on board a traditional wooden sailing ship passing through a maze of green islands on the Oslo fjord! Sit back on board the boat and enjoy the scenery and beautiful islands, whilst savoring the fresh flavor of local shrimps.

Jazz Cruise on the Oslo Fjord

Join in on a 3-hour cruise on board a traditional wooden sailing ship passing through a maze of green islands on the Oslo fjord! Shrimp dinner and live music by a Dixie jazz band.

Bergen

Bergen is a European City of Culture and its many museums and art galleries are well worth a visit. Check out our hotels deals and read more about Bergen HERE.

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!

Meteorological Shellfish Tower at Cornelius Seafood Restaurant

Just outside the City of Bergen, you will find one of the most exotic attractions in the whole of Western Norway’s archipelago. Cornelius is one of Norway’s best seafood restaurants and a meal here is truly unforgettable. Experience a shellfish tower at Cornelius including transportation from and back to Bergen on a scenic boat ride!

Guided Segway tour in Bergen

If you are looking for a fun and exciting way to see the sights of Bergen, the guided segway tour of Bergen is a must! During the tour, you will get to know the city and experience all the best views.

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. Check out our hotel offers and read more about Trondheim HERE. 

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. See list of hotel offers in Stavanger.

Lysefjord Safari - Pulpit Rock View

Are you looking for something spectacular? Do you want to explore the fjords and feel like a Viking for a few hours? Then 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 a chance to experience the sunrise on top.

Hiking / 15 May 2018
Pulpit Rock Hike - Off the Beaten Track

Are you up for an unforgettable hiking adventure? Avoid the crowds by joining in on the "off the beaten track" hike and enjoy a unique Preikestolen experience! Hike in near-solitude while encountering out of this world views of Preikestolen and the Lysefjord – which only a few have seen.

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. See our hotel offers and read more about Tromsø HERE.

Midnight Sun adventure with RIB-boat in Tromsø

Join in on a RIB-boat trip by night from Tromsø and explore the Midnight Sun and surrounding nature in all it's glory. Icluding a stop at Gåsvær Island.

Silent Whale Watching Cruise

Join in on a Silent whale watching cruise along Tromsø, and watch the humpback and killer whales as they feed in the herring-rich fjords.

Tromsø Fjord and Wildlife Cruise

Join a cruise on a hybrid-electric boat and amplify your experience with raw nature and wildlife. From fish below and birds above. Step ashore in a local fishing village and learn about the traditions and lifeline of many Norwegian coastal towns.

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. See our hotel offers and read more about Ålesund HERE.

Kayaking / 29 Jan 2018
Art Nouveau City Kayaking in Ålesund

Join in on an exciting kayak trip in Ålesund and experience the city from the sea side.

Fjord cruise Ålesund - Geiranger - Ålesund

Travel like a local and discover the traditional way to explore the fjords! Join in on a pleasant fjord cruise from Ålesund to Geiranger, passing through three distinctive fjords and spectacular landscapes.

Kayaking / 29 Jan 2018
Kayak and Hiking Trip in Ålesund

Enjoy the perfect activity combination of kayaking and hiking in Ålesund. You'll get the best from two worlds, exploring beautiful Ålesund from both the sea and the mountains.