Fjord, Mountain and Coast of Western Norway
Vestlandet is not just a place.
It´s an experience.
The sound of the blue glacier. That sight that suddenly appears around a bend. The smell of a waterfall. The silence of a beach in the morning. The evening sun reflected on the green fjord. A million moments. Your moments. Moments you won’t believe until you’ve experienced them.
Each region in Western Norway has several unique attractions and activities. From the Atlantic Road in the northwest to the “Preikestolen” in the south, let yourself be inspired and find out what you most want to experience.
We want to offer you the best of Western Norway and have selected different routes makes it a roundabout travelling coast, mountain and fjord. Make you choice one of routes and visit different places or take part in local activities you prefer.
Explore The Coastal Route
Heading north along the coast
To get the best of Western Norway we suggest a route as fare as west you can go along the coastline. Driving in narrow roads, take small ferry crossings and pass small villages towards Ålesund.
The coastal route follows the entire Norwegian coast and is divided into several sections. This route is part of EuroVelo 1, the Atlantic Coast Route, which runs from the North Cape to Bergen and follows the Atlantic coast to Spain and Portugal.
The stretch from Bergen over Lindesnes and along the Oslofjord to Svinesund is part of EuroVelo 12, the North Sea Cycle Route, which goes around the entire North Sea basin. The coastal route passes several national tourist routes.
THE ROAD AWAITS YOU
Norway´s west coastal route has everything. Mountains with breathtaking views, fjords of world record lenghts and an uncountable amount of islands, scattered out along the coastline.
Pick your return route
Return Route 1
From Ålesund to Bergen via Geiranger, Lom and Skjolden.
Return Route 2
From Ålesund to Bergen via Nordfjord, Skei og Moskog.
Return Route 3
From Ålesund to Bergen via Nordfjord, Stryn and Olden.