The North Sea Cycle Route follows the Norwegian National Cycle Route number 1 all the way from Bergen to the Swedish border (Svinesund). The route is locally named "North Sea Cycle Route" from Bergen to Kristiansand, “The Archipelago Route” between Kristiansand and Larvik and "The Oslofjord route" between Larvik and Svinesund.

And don’t forget to check the ferry timetables! They are a staple in Norway to cross the numerous fjords

Download here the full GPS tracks of EuroVelo 12 - North Sea Cycle Route in Norway and start planning your next cycling holidays!

Countries

Legend

Development status
  • Certified Section of at least 300 km that has successfully undergone the certification process in line with ECF’s European Certification Standard. It is the highest quality level on the EuroVelo network
  • Developed with EuroVelo signs Developed route (see category below) with continuous signing along the route, incorporating EuroVelo route information panels.
  • Developed Route developed for cyclists and signed in line with the respective national standard (i.e. it is part of a local, regional or national cycle network). There must also be a website providing information to users. Developed route can be heterogeneous in terms of infrastructure: type of cycling infrastructure, surface, width, gradients, etc
  • Under development Route containing sections that require further development (e.g. stretches on public highways with high levels of traffic). Cyclists are advised to use public transportation to skip these non-developed stretches.
  • Planning Undeveloped route with no detailed information publicly available on the Internet. The itinerary communicated is a proposal for the best possible option currently available. It may also contain dangerous sections. Cyclists are advised to use public transportation to skip these non-developed stretches.
  • Public transport link

Markers

  • Natural Heritage
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Culinary Delights
  • Maritime Heritage / The Rhine / The Meuse
  • Other Point of Interest
  • Bus station
  • Train station
  • Mobility info center

National & Regional Information

Norwegian Scenic Routes

National EuroVelo Coordination Centre

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.

Cycle Norway

Website in English - Find information on cycling routes in Norway and many tips to plan your trip: public transport, accommodation, weather, gear, tunnels...

Visit Norway

Website in English - All you need to know to cycle in Norway: mountain biking, road cycling, scenic routes and tips to plan your cycling trip.