Explore the many unique natural experiences in the Nordic countries

Explore the many unique natural experiences in the Nordic countries

Leif Taurer / Visit Greenland

Leif Taurer / Visit Greenland

Discover Unique Nordic Natural Sites

In the Nordic countries, you find fresh air, beautiful fjords, amazing light, a rich fauna, unique, captivating beaches, lakes and archipelagoes.

Whenever you go here summer or winter, the Nordic countries never stop amazing you. Forget all about work, schedules and calendars, here the silence will take over.


Denmark

Denmark is known as the smallest, flattest and most continental of the Nordic countries. It is also famous for having the best beaches in Northern Europe, royal palaces with beautiful parks and a unique Viking heritage.


Norway

Norway is known for its deep fjords, steep mountains, Northern Lights and amazing the national parks including a beautiful fauna. Maybe Norway is the most rural and traditional of these countries.

Svalbard — administered by Norway and this archipelago in the Arctic is a dream for nature lovers. Perfect place if season to discover the captivating Northern Light and go on whale safaris.


Sweden

Sweden is the largest country in the Nordic region by area and populated with tens of thousands of islands around its coastline. The Swedish Archipelago is the second-largest in the Baltic Sea. The country is also known for captivating national parks and the amazing dramatic nature of Swedish Lapland and the phenomenon Northern Light.


Finland

In Finland, they are famous for the hundreds of thousands of islands and lakes. The natural phenomenon Northern Lights in the winter and the beautiful bright summer including the Midnight Sun also makes Finland a top destination to visit.  


Iceland

Iceland is a top destination with spectacular sceneries of volcanoes, glaciers, geysers, hot springs and waterfalls. 


Greenland

Greenland is an autonomous territory of Denmark and member of the Nordic Council. Geographically and culturally it is part of (native) North America.


Greenland is a captivating experience to visit related to the impressive special light up there, but first of all because of the natural sceneries. Glaciers and icebergs dominate this unique natural region.

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Top Natural Sites to Visit

The Amazing Fjords

The Amazing Fjords

Get an overview here of the Norwegian fjords surrounded by towering mountains

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Amazing Waterfalls

Amazing Waterfalls

In the Nordic countries you find some of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world.

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Great Volcanoes

Great Volcanoes

All around the world Iceland is famous for their dramatic volcanoes, and more and more tourist comes to Iceland to discover this unique nature experience.

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The Ice Sheet

The Ice Sheet

Icebergs are unique work of nature, and their magnificence and majesty must be experienced on firsthand. 

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The Golden Circle

The Golden Circle

Nearly all travellers take an excursion to the Golden Circle, which offers many amazing nature highlights.

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Grand Lake Saimaa

Grand Lake Saimaa

Saimaa is the largest lake in Finland. It is the fourth largest natural freshwater lake in Europe.

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Beaches & Cliffs

Beaches & Cliffs

Denmark is unique related to beautiful wide sandy beaches, but also for cliffs with great views.

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Northern Lights

Northern Lights

From September to April you can watch the Northern Lights in Norway, Iceland, Finland, Sweden and Greenland

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Midnight Sun

Midnight Sun

Find the best locations to explore the Midnight Sun in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Greenland and Iceland.

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Nordic Nature Routes

The Marguerite Route

The Marguerite Route

Discover Denmark by driving the 'Marguerite Route'. If you following this natural route, you are sure that you will discover Denmarks most beautiful nature.

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The Ring Route

The Ring Route

In a way, one can compare the Route 1 with the famous Route 66 in The United States.

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The Atlantic Road

The Atlantic Road

The Atlantic Road is a 8-kilometre long stretch of road located between the towns of Kristiansund to Molde.

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Hardanger National Tourist Route

Hardanger National Tourist Route

You will find The Hardanger National Tourist Route is a beautiful 158-kilometre-long stretch of road.

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Geiranger-Trollstigen

Geiranger-Trollstigen

This tourist road a masterpiece in proud engineering in Norway and Trollstigen is the most visited tourist road in Norway.

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The Nature Route Hærvejen

The Nature Route Hærvejen

The road Hærvejen is a dream for nature lovers in the Central Jutland, and it is possible to go here by biking, hiking, roller-skate or running.

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The Northern Lights Road

The Northern Lights Road

One of the highlights of the Northern Lights season is a captivating drive by the Northern Light Road in the nature beauty of Swedish Lapland.

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The Blue Road

The Blue Road

The Blue Road is a good choice if you want to discover the nature scenery in Sweden.

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Unique Nordic Hking Tails

Kungsleden Trail - Sweden

Kungsleden Trail - Sweden

The famous hiking trail is located a hundred miles inside the Arctic Circle.

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UKK Hiking Trail - Finland

UKK Hiking Trail - Finland

This trail in the northeast part of the country goes through the municipalities of Salla and Savukoski as well as crosses through Tuntsa Wilderness Area. Part of the hiking trail it totally wilderness, and this section of the trail including rough and grand landscape, Peaks and the river Naruskajoki in the lowlands.

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Mount Fløyen

Mount Fløyen

One of the "must do" things when you visit Bergen.

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Gaustatoppen Hiking Trail

Gaustatoppen Hiking Trail

For more than 200 years people have climbed to the top here.

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Romsdalseggen

Romsdalseggen

Romsdalseggen is one of the most beautiful and popular hiking trails in Norway.

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Besseggen Ridge Hiking Trail

Besseggen Ridge Hiking Trail

Visit one of Norway's most beautiful hiking route across Besseggen Ridge. Jotunheimen National Park is characterised by high mountains, glaciers and deep lakes.

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The Pulpit Rock

The Pulpit Rock

One of the absolutely highlight attractions in Norway rising 604 metres above the Lysefjord.

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Geiranger-Trollstigen

Geiranger-Trollstigen

This tourist road a masterpiece in proud engineering in Norway and Trollstigen is the most visited tourist road in Norway.

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The Nature Route Hærvejen

The Nature Route Hærvejen

The road Hærvejen is a dream for nature lovers in the Central Jutland, and it is possible to go here by biking, hiking, roller-skate or running.

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Unforgettable Nordic Views

Trolltunga

Trolltunga

Trolltunga is one of the most spectacular highlights in Norway.

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North Cape

North Cape

Visit the northern end of continental Europe - North Cape at the Magerøya island in Norway

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Aurora Sky Station

Aurora Sky Station

Visit one of the best places in the world to experience the Northern Light in the Abisko National Park in Sweden.

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The Pulpit Rock

The Pulpit Rock

One of the absolutely highlight attractions in Norway rising 604 metres above the Lysefjord.

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Møns Klint

Møns Klint

Møns Klint is one of Denmark`s unique nature spots where you can experience the life more than 70 million years back in time.

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Ålesund

Ålesund

Ålesund is taken right out of a fantasy world as a result of an incredible history.

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Geiranger-Trollstigen

Geiranger-Trollstigen

This tourist road a masterpiece in proud engineering in Norway and Trollstigen is the most visited tourist road in Norway.

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Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon is one of the natural beauty highlights in Iceland.

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The Ilulissat Icefjord

The Ilulissat Icefjord

The Ilulissat Icefjord is a unique natural area with spectacular experiences for nature lovers.

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Mount Fløyen

Mount Fløyen

One of the "must do" things when you visit Bergen.

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Jostedalsbreen National Park

Jostedalsbreen National Park

Jostedalsbreen National Park is one of Norway`s most famous parks.

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Vatnajökull National Park & Svartifoss

Vatnajökull National Park & Svartifoss

Vatnajökull National Park ranks among the largest and most beautiful parks in Europe.

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Popular Nordic Outdoor Activities

Popular Outdoor Activities in Sweden

Popular Outdoor Activities in Sweden

Sweden is famous for a tremendeous nature with a lot of exciting activities

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Popular Outdoor Activities in Norway

Popular Outdoor Activities in Norway

Do you want to go on an active holiday, Norway is the obvious choice

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Popular Outdoor Activities in Finland

Popular Outdoor Activities in Finland

Finland´s nature invite to all kind of exercises and is a really hit for adventure lovers,

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Popular Outdoor Activities in Iceland

Popular Outdoor Activities in Iceland

From hot springs activities, to whale safaris or skiing, Iceland meet your demands

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Outdoor Activities in Greenland

Outdoor Activities in Greenland

Get inspired what to do on your visit to Greenland

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Nordic Self Drive Tours

Copenhagen & Sweden in a Nutshell

Copenhagen & Sweden in a Nutshell

Self Drive Tour. Starts and ends in Copenhagen,Denmark

This is an exclusive self-drive tour including a visit to Copenhagen and Stockholm.

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Family Holiday Tour in Denmark

Family Holiday Tour in Denmark

This self-drive tour in Denmark is a good choice if you want to visit some of the biggest family attractions.

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The Royal Tour

The Royal Tour

Visit royal Swedish attractions on this amazing selfdrive tour and stay at unique and original hotels

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Ultimate Norway- Historic fjord, city & arctic roundtrip

Ultimate Norway- Historic fjord, city & arctic roundtrip

Experience Bergen and Oslo with fjords in one package and select Svalbard to experience the optimum of Norway.

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The Viking Heritage Tour

The Viking Heritage Tour

Throughout Denmark you will find a wide selection of exciting cultural and historical sites.

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The Design & Art Tour

The Design & Art Tour

Discover about Swedish design and art in combination with some memorable stays

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Stay at a Nordic Special Hotel

ICEHOTEL Jukkasjärvi

ICEHOTEL Jukkasjärvi

In Jukkasjärvi, a tiny little town 200 km north of the Arctic Circle, you will find the iconic ICEHOTEL.

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Pop House Hotel

Pop House Hotel

Located only five minutes from the city centre, the Pop House Hotel offers beautiful, calm and frothy atmosphere from the surroundings of the Royal Djurgården.

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Kirkenes Snowhotel

Kirkenes Snowhotel

By special designed snow-sculpted rooms Kirkenes Snowhotel welcome everyone for an unforgettable hotel experience.

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The Juvet Landscape Hotel

The Juvet Landscape Hotel

A meeting between raw Norwegian nature, cultural history and modern architecture.

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Hotel Vejlefjord

Hotel Vejlefjord

Hotel Vejlefjord is one of the best wellness & spa hotels in Northern Europe and won in 2017 the price as the best spa hotel in Denmark by the Danish Beauty Award.

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Treehotel

Treehotel

Forget about the time constraints of everyday life, enjoy the serenity, and rejuvenate in a sophisticated yet familiar environment.

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Arctic Snow Hotel & Glass Igloos

Arctic Snow Hotel & Glass Igloos

Welcome to SnowHotel and Lapland.

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Hindsgavl Castle Hotel

Hindsgavl Castle Hotel

It is difficult not to be impressed when you visit Hindsgavl Castle in Funen in Denmark.

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Solstrand Hotel & Spa

Solstrand Hotel & Spa

Solstrand is beautifully situated by the Bjørnefjord with a magnificent view of majestic mountains and an open fjord landscape, just 30 kilometres from Bergen and Bergen Airport.

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Good to Know

Visa to the Nordic Countries

Visa to the Nordic Countries

The Nordic countries are part of the Schengen agreement, which eliminate border passport control between Schengen countries in Europe.

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When to visit Nordic Countries

When to visit Nordic Countries

The weather in the Nordic countries varies much depending on the seasons. Denmark has a warmer climate than the other Nordic countries because the sea around Denmark is moderated by the warm Gulf Stream.

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What to Pack for the Nordic countries

What to Pack for the Nordic countries

Here you get some inspiration for what to pack for a visit to the Nordic countries.

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Safe and easy to travel in the Nordic countries

Safe and easy to travel in the Nordic countries

The Nordic Region is a very safe and pleasant region to travel to and around and is among one the safest in the world

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Tax free Nordic shopping

Tax free Nordic shopping

If you live outside the EU, you can reclaim the VAT you pay on goods you purchase in the Nordic countries.

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Tourist Offices in the Nordic Countries

Tourist Offices in the Nordic Countries

The Nordic countries have an extensive network of official tourist offices, where you can receive professional and friendly guidance and help planning your Nordic holiday.

Most tourist offices can assist with the booking of accommodation and experiences and all of them have a large selection of brochures and other sources of useful information. In general, their services are in English and German.

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Useful Nordic Tips

Useful Nordic Tips

Time: Nordic countries are the Central European Time Zone. Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+1). 
Post: Post offices are located in all major communities in Nordic countries. Business hours are different for which country you visit.  
Tipping: The cost of service and VAT is included in all prices at restaurants, hotels, taxis, hairdressers, etc. Tipping is therefore not customary, but tips are still appreciated when offered.
Laundry: Most hotels offer some laundry or dry-cleaning services for a fee. There are also coin-operated...

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Costs in the Nordic countries

Costs in the Nordic countries

It obviously depends on your lifestyle during your visit how much the trip will cost. It is true that Nordic countries have a high standard of living and that is reflected in many prices. It is important that you prepare with travel guides.

You will find many useful tips on where to go and what to do to make your money last longer.

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The special lights in the Nordic countries

The special lights in the Nordic countries

In the Nordic countries, you find two special natural phenomena - the Northern Lights and the Midnight Sun

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