Discover Norway – Experience great adventures. Snow-capped mountains. Northern lights. Glittering fjord await in beautiful Norway.
Norway is a very long country with vast distances. So, it’s important to plan which places to experience in order to get the most out of your holiday in Norway. The capital of Norway is Oslo, the city was named the European Green Capital in 2019 and has a lot to offer its visitors. A cutting-edge food scene, new and funky neighborhoods and several brand-new museums and attractions are just a few highlights of what you can expect. The capital Oslo is in Eastern Norway and from Oslo you can visit the nearby charming towns such as Fredrikstand and Tønsberg that are along the coast. About an hour’s drive from Oslo lies Hadeland, a art destination where you can visit the Kistefos-Museet with the spectacular exhibition building The Twist.
Northern Norway with the Arctic capital, Tromsø is a must see if your bucket list includes northern lights, whale watching, midnight sun and epic nature adventures. Experience the Sami culture in town like Karasjon and Alta, and enter the northernmost point of Europe at the North Cape. Another muse-see if you plan to visit Northern Norway is Lofoten and Nordland with authentic fishing villages and picture-perfect braches. Not to mention northern lights nad midnight sun. If you haven’t allreday seen the images of Lofoten and Vesterålen we suggest you check out the images on Instagram, there are many of them!
Bergen lies in the western parts of Norway and offers truly amazing fjords. The city is a gateway to some of Norway’s most famous fjord, including the Sognefjord, Norways longest and deepest fjord, in the north, and Hardangerfjord – where the famous mountain plateau Trolltunga, in the south. Many of the fjords has sidearms that is as beautiful, but less busy. In this region you can also travel to the fjord village Flåm with the Flåm Line, votes one of the world’s most beautiful train journes.
Southern Norway offers lovley beaches and thousands of islands. This is the Norwegians’ own summer paradise and has charming cities like Kristiansand where you can see white wooden houses and enjoy fresh seafood and attend fun festivals during the summer months. For families with children you can visit Dyreparken zoo and amusement park. A short drive from Kristiansand lies Lindesnes lighthouse, mainland Norway’s southernmost point. Lindesnes is also where you will find the outstanding Michelin-starred restaurant Under, the world’s larges underwater restaurant.