Alesund is a sea port, and is noted for its unique concentration of Art Nouveau architecture. It has the most important fishing harbour in Norway. The town's fishing fleet is one of the most modern in Europe.
Lofoten is an amazing archipelago. Though lying within the Arctic Circle, the archipelago experiences one of the world's largest elevated temperature anomalies relative to its high latitude.
White sand and turquoise blue water. Small waves lap across the sand and mountain peaks rise into the sky. Typically the words arctic and beach are not usually mentioned together in the same sentence, however, on the Lofoten islands are perhaps some of the most spectacular beaches you will ever see.
The Atlantic Ocean Road is a 8.3-kilometer long section of road which runs through an archipelago. The fixed link passes, an unsheltered part of the Norwegian Sea, connecting the island of Averøy with the mainland and Romsdalshalvøya peninsula. The road runs between the villages of Kårvåg on Averøy and Vevang in Eida. The road is built on several small islands and skerries, which are connected by several causeways, viaducts and eight bridges—the most prominent being Storseisundet Bridge.
Trolltunga is one of the most spectactular scenic cliffs in Norway. It is situated about 1100 meters above sea level, hovering 700 metres above lake Ringedalsvatnet in Skjeggedal. The view is breathtaking. The hike goes through high mountains, takes 8-10 hours in total (to Trolltunga and return) and the ascent is about 900 meters.
Tranøy Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse located on the islet of Tranøy. The lighthouse here was originally built in 1864 and in 1991 the light was automated. The present lighthouse was built in 1914 as the Moholmen Lighthouse in Vågan, but it was relocated here in 1936 and Moholmen was replaced by a shorter tower.
Preikestolen is a massive cliff 604 metres (1982 feet) above Lysefjorden, Norway. The top of the cliff is approximately 25 by 25 metres (82 by 82 feet), almost flat, and is a famous tourist attraction in Norway. The Pulpit Rock is located in Ryfylke, Rogaland, a county in Western Norway. The city of Stavanger, the fourth largest in Norway, is located only 25 kilometers from the site, and the parking facility of the Pulpit Rock is located about one hour from Stavanger by ferry and car.
Kjerag is a Norwegian mountain. Its highest point is 1110 m above sea level, but its northern drop to Lysefjorden attracts most visitors. The drop is 984 m (3,228 ft) and it is also the site of Kjeragbolten, a 5 m³ stone located between two rocks.