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Sohlbergplassen utsiktsplass in Rondane – N

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 273 Sohlbergplassen, the viewing point at Atnsjøen lake, curves gently around slender pine trees. The platform frames the view towards the lake and the rounded peaks of the Rondane massif almost exactly as they appear in Harald Sohlberg’s famous painting “Winter’s Night in Rondane”. National Tourist Route Rondane is a […]

Vargebakkane at Valdresflye – N

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 272 Vargebakkane at Valdresflye is a place in the highland of Norway. National Tourist Route Valdresflye runs from Garli to Hindsæter, with a detour to Gjende, a total distance of 49 km (Road 51). This is an excellent alternative if you are heading north, or it can be included in […]

Trollstigen Centre in Møre og Romsdal – N

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 271 Trollstigen is a serpentine mountain road in Rauma Municipality, Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. On the top of the mountain road, a new information centre, the Trollstigen Centre has been opened. It is part of Norwegian County Road 63 that connects the town of Åndalsnes in Rauma and the […]

Steiningsholmen in Skudeneshavn – N

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 207 Skudeneshavn (also known as Skudeneshamn or simply Skudenes) is a town in Karmøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located on the southernmost tip of the island of Karmøy at the entrance to the Boknafjorden and Karmsundet strait. The town is part of the traditional district of Haugaland. […]

Kråkenes Lighthouse in Vågsøy – N

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 181 Kråkenes Lighthouse (Norwegian: Kråkenes fyr) is a coastal lighthouse in Vågsøy Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. It is located on a rocky, knife-like promontory jutting out of the northwestern tip of the island of Vågsøy. It was first lit in 1906 and automated in 1986. The original lighthouse […]

Refviksanden in Vågsøy – N

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 180 Refvik or Refvika is a village in Vågsøy Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is located on the north side of the island of Vågsøy, about 2 kilometres northwest of Raudeberg, 2 kilometres south of Vedvika, and 3.5 kilometres southwest of Langenes. The village of Kvalheim is […]

Operahuset in Oslo – N

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 155 The Oslo Opera House (Norwegian: Operahuset) is the home of The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, and the national opera theatre in Norway. The building is situated in the Bjørvika neighborhood of central Oslo, at the head of the Oslofjord. It is operated by Statsbygg, the government agency which […]

Ålesundet in Ålesund – N

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 148 Ålesund is a town and municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It is part of the traditional district of Sunnmøre, and the center of the Ålesund Region. It is a sea port, and is noted for its unique concentration of Art Nouveau architecture. Legend has it that Gangerolf […]

Tverrfjellhytta at Hjerkinn – N

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 137 Tverrfjellhytta or the Norwegian Wild Reindeer Centre Pavilion?? by appointment of the Norwegian Wild Reindeer Foundation Snøhetta has designed an observation and information pavilion at Hjerkinn in Dovre, Norway. The spectacular site is located on the outskirts of Dovrefjell National Park at around 1250 meters above sea level, overlooking […]

Ekeberg in Oslo – N

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 114 Ekeberg is a hill and a neighborhood in the city of Oslo, Norway. From the Ekeberg Restaurant, you have a wonderfull view over downtown Oslo with Rådhus and Barcode. The painting “The Scream” by Edvard Munch is painted from Utsikten (“the view”), a part of Ekeberg. (More) In the […]