Beware of the trolls: Norway wants to take advantage of a new Netflix film.

Beware of the trolls: Norway wants to take advantage of a new Netflix film.
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Troll hunting in Norway

With a new Netflix movie now streaming, Norway is aiming to attract the troll hunters.

Netflix recently released its new movie, Troll, the action taking place in Norway with an intriguing plot: deep in the Dovre mountains, something gigantic wakes after a thousand years in captivity, destroying everything in its path to quickly approach Oslo.

Now Norway wants to take advantage of the film and become an exciting destination for troll fans and hunters. These are the best locations if you are searching for signs of trolls:


One of the most famous Norwegian Scenic Routes, Trollstigen, means ‘The Troll Ladder’. The iconic road twists through eleven hairpin bend as it climbs up to Stigrøra, 858 metres above sea level. Troll hunters can make their way up the mountainside by car, electric bike or hike, stopping at the Trollstigen platform, with two viewpoints at the top to search out any giant trolls.


Trollveggen means The Troll Wall and boasts Europe’s highest vertical drop, around 1,000 metres. It’s a part of the Trolltindane (‘Troll Peaks’) range in Romsdalen in Møre og Romsdal. The cliff is a popular destination for professional climbers but there is a far easier way to explore the history of the wall: watch a 14-minute film shown at the Trollveggen Visitor Center, which has been named one of the world's most beautiful buildings by Architectural Digest.


Trolltunga, The Troll’s tongue, is the best location for a fantastic view. Legend has it that it was named after a troll who was confident that it wouldn't turn into a rock after exposure to the sun.


Trollpikken, which means something like Troll´s phallus, became world-famous when vandals cut the rock formation off during the night. But the Norwegian people raised money to return it to its former glory. Troll hunters who want to visit face a hike of 2.3km each way.


The narrow Trollfjorden (The Troll Fjord) in Northern Norway winds its way past the 1,000-metre-high Trolltinden peak. The 3km-long fjord is just 70 metres wide and troll hunters can take one of the daily sightseeing trips from Svolvær in Lofoten, or experience the area on a cruise with Hurtigruten.

Troll Museum, Tromsø

The Troll Museum in Tromsø is the first and only troll museum in Norway – and it uses modern Augmented Reality (AR) technology.

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