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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 […]

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 […]

Ørnesvingen at Geirangerfjord N

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 144 Ørnesvingen or the Eagle’s Bend is the name of the steepest stretch of road that runs up the mountainside from Geiranger towards Eidsdal on route 63. The road twists and turns through 11 hairpin bends from Geirangerfjorden up to the highest point 620 metres above sea level at Korsmyra. […]

Tranøy Lighthouse in Hamarøy – N

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 141 Tranøy Lighthouse (Norwegian: Tranøy fyr) is a coastal lighthouse located on the islet of Tranøy in the municipality of Hamarøy in Nordland county, Norway. It is located about 2.5 kilometres west of the village of Tranøy. The lighthouse here was originally built in 1864 and in 1991 the light […]

Lyngen Lodge in Djupvik – N

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 140 The Lyngen Lodge is located in Djupvik, Olderdalen in northern Norway. Lyngen is a municipality in the Region of Troms in Northern Norway. The municipality is characterized by the towering mountains that rise 1833 metres right up from the Arctic Ocean. Geographically, the municipality is a peninsula. There are […]

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 […]