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1. Posted by sandy456 (Full Member 213 posts) 8y

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The Best of Norway

The following is a tentative list of the best of Norway (compiled through personal research done on the internet). Here are the results. If you live in Norway, or consider yourself an expert on the country please add, or edit items to the list. Once complete, it should help visitors know exactly where to find what they need, and want. PLEASE only respond to this thread if you're interested in helping to edit or contribute items to the list. Thank you.

CRITERIA for LIST:
-memorable/dramatic scenery & landscape photography. Where to find the best (viewpoints, city views, panoramas, skylines, sunsets, etc..)?
-the unique outdoors, hikes/hilltops/lookouts, and amazing views.
-lovely/charming streets, cute villages, and magnificent/attractive architecture
-authentic/unforgettable "local" travel experiences (i.e. non-typical, interesting/special experiences (full of original character), and unique only to the local area)).
-the best freebies (meuseums excluded)
-specialty/unique regional cuisine/gastronomy (or the BEST places to eat (w/ local's prices, food made with love/regional favourites, and not too many tourists eating there)),
-anything else off-the beaten path.

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  • from South to North*

BERGEN
view from atop floibanen
bryggen

AURLAND,
Naeroyfjord (can take Flam rail), Stalheim, then Ulvik, (Vøringsfossen)- back to Bergen

HOPEN, near Sogndal/Luster
Sognefjord, Nigardsbreen/Jostedalsbreen

DALE,

FLORO,

SANDANE,

MAURSTAD,
Nordfjord

ORSTA/ALESUND (Aksala view), also nearby town of SøVIK
Geirangerfjorden, Dalsnibba, Geirangervegen, Golden route

MOLDE,
Trollstigen

KRISTIANSUND
Atlanterhavsveien

TRONDHEIM,
Bakklandet, Old town bridge view (if with bicycle, travel up the hill with the special bike lift)
Marinen park

BRONOYSUND
Vega world heritage site, Torghatten, Kystriksveien route

FAUSKE

BODO
Saltstraumen, Lofoten islands

NARVIK,
Skjomen

HARSTAD,

TROMSO
Ølhallen beer hall, western coast of Senja

Maandalen
Alta
Lakselv

NORDKAPP
mageroya, kirkeporten, mid June festival

KautoKeino

FOOD
reindeer w/ cranberry, lingonberry jam
geitost "goat cheese"
fiskeboller (fish balls, and some)
Rumgraut is a sour-cream porridge covered with melted butter, brown
sugar, and cinnamon. If they're in season, try the good-tasting,
amber-colored muiter (cloudberries). An additional treat, well made in
Norway, is a pancake accompanied by lingonberries
koldtbord (a kind of breakfast)
Singoalla biscuts
gravlaks
Salmonburgers

Thanks again for any advice.

2. Posted by Purdy (Travel Guru 3546 posts) 8y

Sandy456

This was flagged as spam and l can understand the reasons why also given past behaviours.

This kind of information is readily available in the Wiki Travel Guides which are editable by members and members are encouraged to do so. Posting here in the forums is duplication.

Therefore l would ask you to update this information into the wiki if you feel it is appropriate and l would ask other members to refrain from adding to this post but rather putting such detail into the Wiki.

Thanks

Heather

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4. Posted by ken-cowboy (Budding Member 2 posts) 7y

hey sandy=)

i have to correct you on 1 thing: koldtbord is directly translated: cold food. it's not a breakfast, but it's something that you order if you forexample are having a celabration, or a wedding or stuff like that:) when you eat a koldtbord, you'll get roastbeef, fish,crabsticks,bread, schrimps and such things:)