Top Must-See in Norway
Discover the top attractions and what to see in Norway in our top-list below.
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1. Explore the Northern Lights
The Northern Lights, or aurora borealis, are a natural phenomenon that can be seen in the night sky in northern Norway. The best time to see the Northern Lights is winter when the sky is dark and clear.
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2. The beautiful Fjordnorway
The fjords of western Norway: The fjords are a unique feature of Norway's landscape and a must-see for anyone visiting the country. The most famous fjords are the Geirangerfjord and the Nærøyfjord. Both are on the UNESCO World Heritage list in Norway.
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3. Oslo - the Capital
Oslo and the Vigeland Sculpture Park in Oslo: The Vigeland Sculpture Park is one of the most popular attractions in Oslo, and it features more than 200 sculptures by Gustav Vigeland. The park is a beautiful and peaceful place to spend an afternoon.
Also, the new Opera and Munch Museum are excellent attractions to visit.
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4. The Midnight Sun
The midnight sun is a phenomenon that occurs in the summer months in places north of the Arctic Circle in the Nordic countries, where the sun remains visible at the local midnight.
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5. Bergen and the Bryggen
The Bryggen Hanseatic Wharf is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Bergen and one of the world's oldest and best-preserved examples of Hanseatic architecture. The wharf is home to several museums and shops and is a popular place in Bergen. Bergen also offers many more attractions and beautiful sights.
6. Lofoten Islands
Lofoten Islands are located in northern Norway and are known for their stunning landscapes and outdoor activities. The islands are a popular destination for hikers, climbers, and skiers.
7. The Pulpit Rock
The Pulpit Rock, also known as Preikestolen, is a cliff located in the municipality of Forsand in southern Norway. The cliff, which rises about 604 meters (1982 feet) above the Lysefjorden, is a popular tourist destination known for its breathtaking views.
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Trolltunga is a rock formation in Norway that juts out horizontally from a mountain. The name Trolltunga, which means "Troll's Tongue" in English, comes from the fact that the rock looks like a tongue sticking out from the mountain. Trolltunga is located in the municipality of Odda in Hordaland county.
9. National Parks in Norway
Norway is home to many beautiful national parks protecting the country's unique landscapes and wildlife. Some of Norway's most well-known national parks include Jotunheimen National Park, known for its glaciers and mountain ranges.
Rondane National Park is home to a large population of wild reindeer, and Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella National Park is known for its diverse wildlife, including musk oxen and wolverines.
Many of Norway's national parks offer outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, and fishing.
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10. North Cape
The North Cape, also known as Nordkapp, is a cape that marks the northernmost point of mainland Europe.
The North Cape is a popular tourist destination located on the island of Magerøya in northern Norway, about 250 kilometres (155 miles) north of the Arctic Circle. A large globe monument has been built to mark the northernmost point.
It is located on the island of Magerøya in northern Norway, about 250 kilometres (155 miles) north of the Arctic Circle.
11. Most famous train trips
The Flam Railway, Bergen Line, Rauama Line and the Ofoten Line are unique railways tours in Norway. See why in the link:
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Tromsø is the biggest city in northern Norway. Tromsø is located 350 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. The city is known for its harsh and snowy winters and its beautiful natural surroundings and the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) that can be seen in the sky during the winter months.