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Best road map?

Any suggestions for the most useful map for car travel in Norway? It seems Michelin is the most commonly used.
Thank you!

Posted by
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Michelin maps are considered the best available. But if you have a smartphone, why bother? Google maps can be used off line and give turn by turn directions as well as points of interest and services. The last time I used a map in Europe was 2009 because my GPS broke.

Posted by
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For planning our upcoming trip I purchased one of the large freytag & berndt maps of Norway.

This one covers the whole country:

https://www.freytagberndt.com/en/travel/road-maps/strassenkarten-europa/norwegen-strassenkarte-1-600-000-freytag-berndt.html

I didn't need the whole country so I purchased one with even more detail. I don't see the exact one I have on their website but this one is close:

https://www.freytagberndt.com/en/travel/road-maps/strassenkarten-europa/kummerly-frey-strassenkarte-3-mittel-norwegen-1-355-000.html

The map company is German but the legends on the map are in multiple languages, including English.

Google is good for real time navigation but planning a route in advance I like to have a paper map that shows the different alternatives.

Posted by
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I am a paper map person. We used a Michelin map for planning our trip in Norway in September 2022. We also used Google maps for real time directions when walking around places.