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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 Visitor 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]