Significant digital growth for Norways biggest cycling race

Friday, December 8th

A new report shows that the fifth edition of the Arctic Race of Norway had a significant growth in digital engagement both in Norway and abroad. The Arctic Race makes a leap both in terms of... Read more

August Jensen : My biggest victory so far

Friday, September 22nd

He is the first person from Northern Norway to win a stage during the Arctic Race of Norway, and with that he also secured a spot on the national team. Now it is all about the UCI Road World... Read more

Dylan Teuns crowns it on his own

Monday, August 14th

Prime Minister Erna Solberg attended the conclusive stage of the fifth Arctic Race of Norway as well as thousands of fans who welcomed a worthy winner as Dylan Teuns (BMC Racing Team) defended his... Read more

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2017 Route

Sporting aspects

The route

Running from Thursday August 10th to 13th 2017, the 5th edition of the Arctic race of Norway will be made up of 4 stages and will cover a total distance of 687 kilometres.

The city stages

  • Engenes (Andørja)
  • Narvik
  • Sjøvegan
  • Bardufoss
  • Lyngseidet
  • Finnvikdalen (Tromsø)
  • Tromsø

The stages

1On-lineThursday, August 10thEngenes (Andørja) / Narvik156.5 km
2On-lineFriday, August 11thSjøvegan / Bardufoss Airport184.5 km
3On-lineSaturday, August 12thLyngseidet (Lyngen Alps) / Finnvikdalen (Tromsø)185.5 km
4On-lineSunday, August 13thTromsø / Tromsø160.5 km

Facts about Norway

Norway is known for nature attractions like fjords, mountains and midnight sun, and is easily accessible by plane from most European countries.


Norway is famous for its fjords, two of which, the Geirangerfjord and the Nærøyfjord, feature on the UNESCO World Heritage list. The Sognefjord, the longest of them all, and the Hardangerfjord, famed for its cherry and apple trees are among the most visited. Read more about the Norwegian fjords.

Northern lights

The Northern lights are a common natural phenomenon in Northern Norway, and are most commonly observed above the Arctic Circle between late autumn and early spring. Read more about the northern lights.

Midnight sun

The sun does not set in summer over the Arctic Circle, meaning visitors to Northern Norway enjoy 24 hours of daylight this time of year. Read more about the midnight sun.

Arctic Circle and North Cape

Crossing the Arctic Circle and standing at the North Cape, Europe's northernmost point, are must dos for many travelers to Northern Norway.

Cycling in Norway

Cycle on a remote island in the midnight sun, try a path beneath a mountain plunging into a fjord, or get your adrenalin pumping in one of Europe's top bike parks. You needn't be Thor Hushovd to enjoy a cycling holiday in Norway.


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classifications after the stage 4

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