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Beaches in Norway
Written by Dikshya Shaw on October 18, 2021 Share on

10 Best Beaches To Visit In Norway

Norway is mostly famous for its fjords. These are so breathtaking that people from all over the world visit Norway to take a glimpse of its majestic fjords. But apart from these, Norway has much more to offer. For nature-loving travellers, there are attractions like underrated stunning beaches. Either surf on the golden strips of sand or climb the glorious mountains, the land of the Vikings has something marvellous to offer. Moreover, there are small bays that overlook those glorious mountains. From swimming in the warmer sunnier months to taking a walk, you should not miss visiting Norway. Also, if you love uploading pictures on Instagram, travel to these 10 best beaches in Norway.

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Best Beaches To Visit In Norway

If you are travelling to Norway, these 10 best beaches are a must-visit. Play, surf or even build a sandcastle on the beaches in Norway. Check out these 10 best beaches in Norway from this blog and know what to do and where to travel.

  1. Godalen beach, Stavanger
  2. Paradisbukta, Oslo
  3. Mjelle beach, Bodø
  4. Haukland beach, Leknes, Lofoten
  5. Unstad, Vestvågøy, Lofoten
  6. Orre beach, Stavanger
  7. Kvalvika, Moskenesøy, Lofoten
  8. Ramberg beach, Vestvågøy, Lofoten
  9. Uttakleiv, Leknes, Lofoten
  10. Ingierstrand, Oslo

1. Godalen beach, Stavanger

Godalen beach, Stavanger, Beaches To Visit In Norway
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Godalen beach in Stavanger is a tranquil place. It is only a few minutes from the city centre. Here, you can relax, swim, or enjoy the view. Moreover, it is a favourite location for travellers for sunbathing, swimming, and indulging in delicious barbecues. Also, it is an ideal destination for taking in the view and enjoying the quiet of nature.

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2. Paradisbukta, Oslo

Paradisbukta, Oslo
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Paradisbukta in Oslo is a slice of heaven. The word ‘Paradisbukta’ means ‘Paradise Bay’ in Norwegian. Besides Paradisbukta beach, you can find the neighbour Huk park and garden. Both are situated near Oslo in the south of the Bygdøy peninsula. Moreover, they have sandy beaches, a swimming pool, bike racks, barbecue pits, and even a volleyball court.

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3. Mjelle beach, Bodø

Mjelle beach, Bodø, Beaches To Visit In Norway
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Santorini in Greece is not the only place with a red-sanded beach. Mjelle beach in Bodø is fifteen minutes from the city of Bodø lies Mjelle. Moreover, it is a beach that combines red and white sands. When you are here, you will hear the locals claiming the beach has taken its colour from jewel dust. Additionally, the red sands are heavier, and the landscape can change drastically. Also, depending on the tides and the wind, the colour of the beach ranges from pale to almost purple-red.

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4. Haukland beach, Leknes, Lofoten

Haukland, Leknes, Norwegen
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The islands of Lofoten consists of mesmerising and spectacular beaches. This is one of the best beaches in Norway. Located on the north side of Vestvågøy, it is 10 minutes from Leknes. Also, the beach consists of white sand and crystal blue waters. Nevertheless, it is serene and perfect for a family day out. If you admire watching the sunrise or sunset, it is one of the best vantage points to watch it from. Moreover, it is one of the Instagrammable beaches for #Instagrammoment. You can also check out Uttakleiv or Vik beach to adore the perfect views.

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5. Unstad, Vestvågøy, Lofoten

Unstad, Vestvågøy, Lofoten, Beaches To Visit In Norway
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Did you know there is a place in the Lofoten islands completely dedicated to brave people? If you are a surfer or love surfing, this place is perfect for you. Smooth and large rocks surround the water of the Unstad beach from each side. There is a stretch of sand in the middle with glorious waves breaking from different sides. However, if surfing is not your thing, there is always a chance you will spot the Northern Lights at night.

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6. Orre beach, Stavanger

Orre beach, Stavanger, Norway
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Orre beach in Stavanger is Norway’s longest beach. Orre beach, also known as Orrestranda, is a 5 km, fine-grained sandy beach. Here, you can engage in many activities like swimming, sunbathing, surfing, and various sports. Also, you can find many flowers and plants in the area. Moreover, the dunes make the landscape more captivating. However, you are not allowed to camp there. Additionally, you are not supposed to pick flowers there. Leave only footprints and take away memories!

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7. Kvalvika, Moskenesøy, Lofoten

Kvalvika, Moskenesøy, Lofoten, Beaches To Visit In Norway
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Kvalvika in Moskenesøy is yet another beautiful beach in Lofoten. If you want to feel the depths of nature, you should definitely visit here. Kvalvika is surrounded by mountains with breathtaking views and clear waters. Set on the northern side of the island of Moskenes, you might need to spend about an hour’s hike to get there, but the view is worth it.

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8. Ramberg beach, Vestvågøy, Lofoten

Ramberg beach, Vestvågøy, Lofoten
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Ramberg beach in Vestvågøy is situated 30 km west of Leknes. Moreover, it is really easy to get to from the road as it is right next to the E10. A popular destination, Ramberg is famous for its pale sands and idyllic landscape. You can also find a restaurant and an activity centre nearby.

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9. Uttakleiv, Leknes, Lofoten

Uttakleiv, Leknes, Norvège, Beaches To Visit In Norway
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Uttakleiv beach in Leknes is the most photographed beach on all the islands of Lofoten. Also, it is a very good spot to watch the Northern Lights. By the end of the day, you will feel like a professional photographer if you see the sandy beach and a rocky shoreline merging gradually. Moreover, the scenery is worth it.

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10. Ingierstrand, Oslo

Ingierstrand, Oslo
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Explore all the magical places in Lofoten and return to the capital to witness the Ingierstrand beach. Take a bus from the central train station near Oslo, where you will find a family-friendly bay perfect for children as it is safe. Nevertheless, it is also exciting for adults. Most excitingly, there is also a diving tower where you can test your diving skills. Or sit and enjoy the sunset and take a photo or two!

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Tips for Your Norway Tour

  1. Polar bears do not walk in the streets, so don’t expect one in there.
  2. Don’t worry about the language, as most Norwegians speak English.
  3. Norway is a safe country to visit.
  4. Whenever you are visiting Norway, bring a pair of clothes with you.
  5. Lastly, don’t miss out on the beaches to visit in Norway, as mentioned in the blog.

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Frequently Asked Questions for Your Norway Trip

How many days are enough in Norway?

A minimum of 5 days is enough in Norway.

Is Norway an expensive country to visit?

Norway is not the most expensive country, but one of the most expensive countries to visit in Europe.

What is the best time of year to visit Norway?

The best time to visit Norway is during spring (between May and June) and fall (between September and October).

What is the cheapest month to visit Norway?

March is the cheapest month to fly to Norway.

Are there beaches in Norway?

Yes, there are many beaches in Norway such as Paradisbukta in Oslo, Godalen beach in Stavanger, Seljesanden in Nordfjord, Hellesto beach in Stavanger and Bunes Beach in Lofoten.

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These 10 best beaches in Norway are a must-visit. They are the perfect match for a holiday, vacation or watersport. These beaches are both exquisite and fascinating. Are you planning to go there now? If yes, check out Pickyourtrail to find some of the best pre-packaged Norway tour packages. Also, customise your Norway itinerary and choose what suits you the most.

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