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Lakes in Norway

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Looking to visit the best lakes in Norway? After all, there’s nothing better than the serenity of the lakeshore — or a quick dip when the weather’s warm. So, browse our list of Norway’s top lakes below as recommended by the komoot community, and experience more on your next adventure!

The top 8 lakes in Norway

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    Bessvatnet

    Hiking Highlight

    Great views not far from the famous and overflowing Beseggen. Definitely worth a hike!

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    Alexander
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    Diving platform

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Here you can throw yourself into Lake Mjøsa from a height of five meters. By the way: The construction of the diving tower is said to have devoured 28 million …

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    Tobias
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    Forollsjøen

    Hiking Highlight

    Archaeological finds in the shores of the 992 m high mountain lake suggest that the Forollsjøen in former times could have been a Sami sacrificial site. Today, the lake is …

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    Mørkvatnet

    Hiking Highlight

    Mørkvatnet, which means dark or gloomy lake, is a pretty apt name for this small lake, which is enclosed on all sides by steep cliffs and fed by a mini-glacier. …

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    Renée
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    Såtskarvatnet

    Hiking Highlight

    This cute little lake is located above Ljøsådalen, enclosed between two mountain slopes. From here you have a beautiful view of the valley and you can see the wall of Trollveggen on the horizon.

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    No break without a view or no view without a break? Either way - with the view of the large Storakersvatnet you like to sit down for a while and enjoy the view into the distance.

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    Såtevatnet

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Here you walk past Såtevatnet. The view a little above the lake is particularly beautiful. On the east bank there are some nice campsites with a wonderful view from the apse.

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    Selsetervatnet

    Hiking Highlight

    What an idyllic view of the lake and the surrounding mountains! This place is perfect for a short break.

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