Holidays in Norway

If you plan to spend a holiday in Norway you will not make a mistake. A wealthy country in the north of Europe offers a lot of interesting things and we choose 10 of them which you must visit.

  • Fjords are perhaps the most famous attractions in Norway and many tourists travel to Geiranger and Flåm where the most famous is. Norway has about 1,190 fjords and you can find them all over the country.

 

  • Midnight sun is, of course, a nice experience, and can be seen anywhere North of Bodø around mid-summer. About half of Norway lies above the arctic circle. There is absolutely no need to go to North Cape to experience the midnight sun.

 

  • Northern Lights or aurora borealis is a natural light display in the sky. For the best chances to see the northern lights or aurora borealis, you need travel to Northern Norway or Svalbard between late autumn and early spring.

 

  • The Svalbard Islands are located in the Arctic Ocean, halfway between Norway and the North Pole. Here you will find untouched arctic wilderness.

 

  • Oslo is the capital and largest city of Norway, with museums of national importance, a beautiful setting and lively nightlife and cultural scene.

 

  • Bergen is a second largest city with a rich culture and dramatic scenery. Wonderfully cute wooden buildings, a magnificent mountain setting and tons of nightlife and atmosphere. This is your gateway to the western fjords. Bergen is “the rainiest city in Europe” with an average of 250 days of rainfall a year.

 

  • Lillehammer is a town and municipality in Oppland county. Visit Lillehammer and enjoy attractions such as the Olympic arenas, Maihaugen and Hafjell. Explore the area by bicycle, on foot or on skis.

 

  • The Fløibanen funicular in Bergen is one of Norway’s best-known attractions. Over 1 million passengers a year have used it over the past few years.

 

  • Munch Museum is an art museum in Oslo, dedicated to the life and works of the Norwegian artist Edvard Munch. The museum now has in its permanent collection well over half of the artist’s entire production of paintings and at least one copy of all his prints.

 

  • The National Museum holds and preserves, exhibits and promotes public knowledge about Norway’s most extensive collection of art. The Museum shows permanent exhibitions of works from its own collections but also temporary exhibitions that incorporate work loaned from elsewhere.

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