EuroVelo 1 takes you along Norway's beautiful and extensive coastline, with fjords, high mountains and a multitude of islands dominating the scenic backdrop to the route. Connections to EuroVelo 3, 7, 11 and 12 are available, whilst the Norwegian section of EuroVelo 1 covers over 2,500 kilometres, stretching from Bergen to the North Cape.

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Island hopping south of Tromsø

Starting point from the ferry in Gryllefjord or Tromsø. The lively city Tromsø, surrounded by mountains, fjords and islands, offers a variety of cycling experiences. The island hopping tour south to Vesterålen offers a beautiful and varied scenery on Kvaløya, outwards to the south side of the coast and the island Sommarøy. The trip continues with ferry to Senja, Norway's second largest island.

Lofoten and Vesterålen

Lofoten is famous for its dramatic natural landscape, and it’s perfect for cycling. The terrain is surprisingly flat and easy to cycle. Experience the picturesque fishing hamlets and towns, such as Henningsvær, Nusfjord, Reine and Sakrisøy. You cycle past Stone Age settlements, old boathouses, the world’s northernmost golf course, a doll museum and innumerable art galleries.

The Atlantic Road

The famous Atlantic road from Molde to Trondheim is crossing numerous islands still uninhabited. There is "nothing" on the islands but houses of fisherfolk and cattle farmers, several camping sites and small shops. This trip starts in Molde and goes west to the island Midsund, Sandøy and Aukra. Between the islands you can relax on the ferry or an express boat. The tour continues on the mainland to Bud, over islets and reefs on the Atlantic Road before it ends in Kristiansund.

The Helgeland Coast

While cycling in Helgeland you experience the nature and animal life at close range. If you’re lucky, you will see porpoises frolicking on the water’s edge while white-tailed eagles fly above you. Explore fairytale like mountains like the Torghatten Mountain, with its distinctive hole straight through it or The Seven Sisters mountain range. Cross the Arctic Circle, visit the World Heritage Area of Vega or be impressed by Norway's second largest glacier, Svartisen.

Norwegian National Cycle Network

The Norwegian National Cycle Network are 10 national cycle routes connecting most of the country. Many of the routes are already signposted and some of them are part of EuroVelo, the European cycle route network (only available in Norwegian)

Fjord Norway

Fjord Norway is a paradise for cyclists who are looking for active experiences in beautiful surroundings. There are plenty of opportunities for world-class road cycling, fantastic cycling routes and an increasing number of cycling paths and trails for those who want to explore cycling in the forest, countryside or mountains.