For any ecotourist Norway is a wonderful place to vacation. One of top eco-friendly countries in the world there is never a shortage of tours, transportation and fun to be had for the green traveller.Add to this the breath-taking sight that are the Fjords and you have idyllic spot to visit.
From Ogna to the end of the route, in Flekkefjord, the road gets challenging, as it alternates ascents and descents frequently and the wind may not be a good help if it blows on your face. But that's a part of ecotourism and biking in Norway involves adventure and setbacks.
If you are an ecotourist planning a trip to Reykjavik anytime soon then a visit to the world famous Blur Lagoon will likely enhance your experience. Around 40 miles away from the capital of Iceland this incredible geothermal spa is located in the heart of a lava field and is renowned for its healing properties.
This part of the cycle path is one the most scenic along the whole North Sea Cycle Route, as you encounter the conservation area of Jaeren, whose beaches are the finest in Norway. Long stretches of white sand dunes that meet a blue and impetuous sea, where you can see surfer challenging huge waves. The area is protected and so are its fauna and flora.
There you go! The first step consists in reaching Norway and Oslo is the cheapest option or, if you are flying with Ryanair from Alicante, Brema, London or Malaga, you can get straight to Haugesund. Otherwise Oslo is connected from all over the world, then you can take a train from there and reach Stavanger.
Any eco tourist visiting Switzerland should spend some time at the Swiss National Park. Located on the Swiss/Italian border, this is Switzerland's only national park.
With regards to accommodation, you have a number of options. The first is to book a hostel, hotel or cottage outside of the park. The second is to stay at the Chamanna Cluozza, the only accommodation available within the boundaries of the park.
Our ecotourism experience is almost over, but there is still time for the last great effort, more than 60 Km biking in one of the most beautiful landscape in Norway. They said Norwegian artists used to come along this route when looking for inspiration. Are you ready for that?
Pristine waterfalls, surprising beaches, dramatic fjords and fairy tales type wooden houses: that's just a part of what you can see while biking in Norway, an unforgettable ecotourism experience. So, leave your stress and busy life at home, jump on a bike and start pushing your feet on pedals, the terrific beauty of Norway is waiting for you!