Since 1998, Cycle Tourism in Norway has worked to make it as safe, easy and pleasant as possible for those who want to use bike in their holiday. Since then, national bicycle routes, bike guides with maps, cyclist friendly accomodations and a website for cycling holidays, has been developed.

The national routes require multiple nights at different places along the route. It is perfect for many, but for those who want’s to stay in one place for a long time in their holidays, we have developed the first cyclist-friendly destination! You can read more about them and what it means to be a Cyclist-Friendly destinations on these pages.

If you choose to spend tour holiday in one of these places, or are lucky enough to live on a cyclist-friendly destination, you can be sure you are well taken care of as a bicycle tourist!

The feeling one is left with in the evening after a nice bike ride with good experiences are indescribable. Just try, we guarantee a good mood!


Cycling holiday

Active days and silent nights – wind in your hair and wine on the table – as far as you like, as challenging as you like, as comfortably as you like. The roads won’t take your breath away, but the scenery will!

Cycling is a fun, convenient and healthy way to get around. It’s an ideal way to explore the countryside, up close and at your own pace, stopping off to enjoy stunning views and a well-earned picnic along the way.

Tips for a great cycling holiday!


Family fun on bikes

Active children are happy children! Give your family a holiday to remember.

How about cycling from dairy farm to dairy farm in the mountains, waving to the people sailing the Telemark canal, or cycling along the skerries of southern Norway, enjoying a trip to Denmark on your way back?

Tips for family fun on bikes in Norway


Mountain biking

Off road biking is all cycling off paved roads, suitable for all levels.

Let us show you places and routes especially well suited for welcoming you as a mountain biker. These places will let you wash and dry your clothes, rinse and lock your bike, borrow tools, sleep comfortably, and make some nice food to bring along for the next exciting day.

And loads of superb scenery, exercise, challenges and excitement, of course.

Tips for Mountainbiking in Norway

Cyclist Welcome

Both companies and cyclistfriendly places specializes in welcome and arrange for you as a cyclist. All companies that are presented on these pages have had to adapt to you as a guest, here you are given tips for especially well prepared areas for you!

National cycle routes

Norway has a whole network of signposted national cycle routes. They are of different length, they require different degrees of physical fitness, they have different themes and attractions for you to stop at along the route. Reporting of inadequate signage made directly to the Norwegian Public Roads Administration on telephone 175 Download large, zoom offense Norway map with all routes!

Svabergsykling på Canvas Hotel, Gautefallsheiene i Nissedal

Cycling on solid rock

Brief introduction Norway offers unique areas for a new kind of mountain biking: cycling on solid rock. Particularly the area of Nissedal stands out as one of the worlds best areas for this kind of cycling, but there are nice rocks to cycle also in Herand by the Hardangerfjord and in the mountains in Matre […]