Region Overviews: Norway Travel Guide: Overview
Welcome to Norway, one of the largest and most extensive playgrounds for outdoor enthusiasts! Norway is truly a one-of-a-kind experience.
Best for ages 9+ (Ages 4+ ok) | Min. age to ride own bike: 9+ | Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+
Family — Teens & Kids
6 days 5 nights
Activity Level: 2-4
Casual & Casual Plus Hotels
From: $4,999 pp dbl occ
($1,000 for sgl occ)
It's a land of myths and legends. Where summer days extend into night with a midnight sun. Bike family-friendly routes through green valleys nestled among snowcapped peaks. Hike past roaring waterfalls and breathtaking vistas. Kayak the peaceful waters of extraordinary fjords. Take it all in from enchanting hotel hideaways. Let Norway be the setting for a legendary family vacation.
Start Voss / End Bergen
Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.
Set out on a family trek in the Norwegian countryside, an outdoor paradise | Fly on a gondola to extraordinary vista points and today's high-mountain trailhead | Relax at our chic family-friendly hideaway in Voss.
Minimalist Scandinavian design and playful details are just some of the charms of this welcoming and centrally located retreat.
Travel across the region's spectacular waters by ferry | Behold Skjervsfossen, with its twin falls plunging from dramatic heights | Bike along a sparkling lake that reflects the surrounding snowcapped mountains | Wind through lovely apple orchards en route to the plateau above Ullensvang | As you ascend, incredible views of Hardangervidda and Folgefonna National Parks unfold | Hike through a peaceful valley that showcases thundering waterfalls | Hop on a private boat across the fjord for dinner and a cider tasting | At our cozy abode, splash around in the pool or take a rowboat out onto the fjord.
This family-run hotel, set on the shore of Hardangerfjord, affords tremendous views of the waterway and Folgefonna glacier. (pool, spa)
Experience Norway's beauty from a different perspective—in a kayak! | Explore the sapphire waters where the Bjørnefjorden meets the North Sea and its barrier islands | Feeling adventurous? Try an exhilarating plunge into the fjord! | Relish a day of scenic family biking on Tysnesøy, a verdant island centered around a rocky mountain | Cycle along quiet roads, keeping your eyes peeled for glimpses of the Rosendal Alps and Folgefonna glacier | Embark on a very Norwegian pastime—fishing—in the Bjørnefjorden | Savor the bounty of the sea with a farvel lunch of fresh-caught fish.
This restored country farmhouse set in beautiful gardens welcomes guests with a classic Scandinavian combo of chic and cozy.
The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.
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Our Private Trips are best for groups of 6 or more. We suggest joining a scheduled trip.
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Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. Several routes and a range of levels are offered each day so you can choose how much or how little activity you want to do. Learn more about how we determine activity levels.
The key to a stellar day's ride is a bike that's perfectly in tune with your cycling style… Backroads has you covered with the best bike fleet in the world! Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.
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