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  • 1 Nordfjord Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    N - Måløy

    Nordfjord is one of the most beautiful fjords in Norway, and reaches more than 100km inland, only stopping at the foot of the largest glacier in Norway, Jostedalsbreen. From Stryn to Mål øy, the itinerary takes you through astoundingly diverse landsc..

  • 2 Lapland Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    N - Alta

    All around the mythical North Cape, bathed by the Arctic Ocean and bordering Finland, Norwegian Lapland reaches as far as the Russian border. The main appeal for visitors who come to this remote and icy region, whose population includes the indigenou..

  • 3 Nordkapp Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    N - Honningsvåg

    A headland jutting into the Arctic Ocean, Nordkapp, or North Cape, is the northernmost point of the European continent. Between Honningsvåg and North Cape, a road crosses the Nordkapp Plateau, among the hills dotted with craters filled with icy water..

  • 4 Sognefjord Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    N - Vik

    Sognefjord, or Sogn Og Fjordane, is the longest of the Norwegian fjords (205km) and one of the most impressive. It cuts inland from east to west before embracing the highest mountains in Norway, the Jotunheim chain, and continues as far as the countr..

  • 5 Flåmsbana Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    N - Flåm

    The Flåmsbana is a railway on the edge of Aurlandsfjord that takes passengers 866m up in the air within 46min, with gradients of up to 55%. You will be treated to absolutely spectacular landscapes on the way up! The small museum nearby, extended in 2..

  • 6 Dalarna Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    S - 79183 Falun

    Dalarna represents all that is Swedish par excellence, from the brightly coloured costumes to the spirited dancing and music, always with the backdrop of a magnificent rural landscape. Nowadays, Dalarna's folk traditions draw in many visitors. The vi..

  • 7 Kukkola Rapids Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    S - 955 20 Kukkola

    The Kukkolaforsen, dominated by dilapidated wooden jetties, watermills and the inevitable fishermen's huts form a most familiar scene. Since the Middle Ages, people have traditionally fished from the jetties, catching all sorts of species of whitefis..

  • 8 Lake Mälaren Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    S - 720 01 Västerås

    The third largest lake in Sweden (1 140km2), Mälaren stretches from west to east over 150km as far as Stockholm, where it flows into the Baltic. It is made up of a multitude of meandering arms separated by islands and peninsulas. Some 20 historical h..

  • 9 Skargarden / Stockholm Archipelago Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    S - 100 44 Stockholm

    Starting at the city itself and strewn over a distance of almost 70km off the Baltic coast, the incredibly beautiful Stockholm Archipelago reaches from north to south over almost 140km. It encompasses 24 000 islands and reefs, and, while only 150 are..

  • 10 National Fine Arts Museum Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    Sølvgade 48-50 DK - 1307 København

    The original building boasts a collection of Danish and international art up to 1900 in two sections: European art from 1300 to 1800, in particular Flemish and Dutch painters from the 15C-18C; and Danish and European art from 1800 to 1900. A gallery,..

  • 11 National Museum Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    Ny Vestergade 10 DK - 1471 København

    Housed in the Prince's Palace (1774) that the Marble Bridge links to Christiansborg, the Museum was extended in the 1980s by vast halls that regularly hold temporary exhibitions. The permanent collection presents the history of Denmark through its su..

  • 12 Elsinore Castle Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Kronborg 2C DK - 3000 Helsingør

    King Erik of Pomerania decided to take advantage of Helsingør's strategic position at the entrance to the narrow strip of water linking the North Sea and the Baltic. And so, in 1427 he introduced Sound Dues, a duty imposed on all passing ships, and b..

  • 13 Andersen Quarter Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Hans Jensens Staede DK - 5000 Odense

    This is the most attractive part of Odense, with cobbled streets and tiny half-timbered houses dating from the late 18C and early 19C. The homes have been carefully restored and look quite enchanting with their fresh paint, small square windows and h..

  • 14 Cathedral Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Religious buildings

    Domkirkestræde 10 DK - 4000 Roskilde

    Since Margrethe I, 38 Danish monarchs have been buried in the cathedral, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The cathedral was built between 1170 and the 14C, and is both Romanesque and Early Gothic in style. The whitewashed vaulting inside in..

  • 15 Viking Ship Museum Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    Vindeboder 12 DK - 4000 Roskilde

    This museum on the banks of the fjord displays five Viking ships that were deliberately sunk around the year 1000 to prevent attacks by pirates. The ships, which were used for either war or trade, make for an interesting visit. It includes a shipyard..

  • 16 Frederiksbord Castle Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Frederiksborg Slot DK - 3400 Hillerød

    A fine example of Dutch Renaissance architecture, this grand red-brick castle embellished with stoneware decors and elegant gables was built between 1599 and 1622 by Christian IV. It was a royal residence for 100 years. An impressive barbican stands ..

  • 17 Louisiana Modern Art Museum Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    Gammel Strandvej 13 DK - 3050 Humlebæk

    Founded in 1958 by Knud W. Jensen, this modern art museum uses the site's natural beauty to enhance its collections, which include works by Calder, Arp, Ernst, Dubuffet, Moore, César and Giacometti. Sculptures dotted around the beautiful grounds appe..

  • 18 National Gallery Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    Universitetsgata 13 N - 0164 Oslo

    This important collection is presented in a style which is initially disconcerting, yet extremely thought-provoking. For example, one room juxtaposes The Scream and The Dance of Life against works by Gauguin, Courbet and Monet; elsewhere a landscape ..

  • 19 Bygdøy Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Huk Aveny N - 0287 Oslo

    The peninsula of Bygdøy reaches out into Oslo's fjord. It lies to the west of the capital and is home to six large museums, most of which are devoted to Norway's maritime activities. It is a residential area with a great many gardens to the north (ho..

  • 20 Heddal standing timber church Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Religious buildings

    N - 3676 Heddal

    This splendid church is thought to have been built around 1242 (the chancel may be the oldest part). Having been altered many times, it has now been restored to reflect its former medieval look. The east portal is richly decorated with animal motifs ..

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