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Welcome to Norway

Visit Norway with the enchanting and famous Norwegian fjords and discover Norway's culture, cities, nature and much more...

Norway is world-famous for its beautiful nature, especially the Norwegian fjords. Also, the many national parks are impressing with mountains, ice-blue glaciers, deep green forests, lakes, and beautiful green valleys and pastures.

The Norwegian coastline is 25,148 km, but including the long fjords, mainland and the numerous small islands the length is more than 57,000 km. At the west coast, the coastline is deeply indented by fjords, and many cruise companies have tours in that area. In northern Norway, you can discover the Northern Lights and Midnight sun, and whales can be visible outside the coastline.

Norway is no. 3 in happiness

Norway is the third happiest people in the world, according to the 2019 World Happiness Report. Other top countries on the list are their Nordic neighbours, Finland (no.1) and Denmark (no.2).

 
Norway is the home of skiing

The Norwegians appreciate their family, friends and leisure activities, and on weekends they love to go hiking in nature, skiing, biking or other outdoor activities. Norwegians are "born with skis on their feet" goes the saying The skiing areas are in Lillehammer, Beitostolen, Dovrefjell, Rondane, Hallingdal and Valdres.

Alpine skiing and snowboarding are offered more than 500 ski centres here to mention Hafjell, Trysil, Kvitfjell and Hemsedal. The ski season lasts from November to Easter.


Norway - and Allemannsretten

The country has a very high standard of living and a good health system like the other Nordic countries. The major industries in Norway are chemicals, food processing, metals, gas and oil, shipping, pulp, and paper products.

In 1957 The Outdoors Recreation Act (Allemannsretten) gave the possibility for everyone to get access to the open country, even if it is private property. In Norway, there is a network of well-maintained trails and cabins. 

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What to See and Do in Norway

Norway Fjord Travel

Norway Fjord Travel

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

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Most Popular Attractions

Most Popular Attractions

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Nature & Wildlife

Nature & Wildlife

Norway is covered by capivating dramatic landscapes and a fascinating wildlife

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Top 9 Museums

Top 9 Museums

Learn and be inspired about Norway through the wide selection of museum offers

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Top 9 Family Attractions

Top 9 Family Attractions

In Norway, you find many thrilling amusement parks, activities and adventures for families with kids.

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Heritage Norway

Heritage Norway

In Norway you will find interesting natural and cultural heritages

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Popular Outdoor Activities

Popular Outdoor Activities

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

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Getting to Norway

Getting to Norway

Plan your trip to Norway

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Best season

Best season

Compared to the high latitude, Norway has a mild climate, because of the influence of the warm Gulf Stream.

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Popular Cities in Norway

Oslo

Oslo

Visit the capital of Norway surrounded by beautiful water and mountains

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Bergen

Bergen

Visit Bergen, the second largest city in Norway and the entrance to the Norwegian Fjords

Beautiful located and known as the gateway to the Norway Fjords.

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Tromsø

Tromsø

Tromsø is the largest city in Northern Norway, also known as the gateway to the Arctic or even the Paris of the North.

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Narvik - perfect stopover destination

Narvik - perfect stopover destination

Narvik is in many ways the perfect destination for a stop on your Arctic journey.

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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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Trondheim

Trondheim

Trondheim is Norway`s third biggest city, but it is also a town including many traditions, and you will find great festivals and events year around.

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Popular Regions in Norway

Norway Fjord Travel

Norway Fjord Travel

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

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Northern Norway

Northern Norway

Northern Norway will captivate you whatever you go in the summer or winter.

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Southern Norway

Southern Norway

Visit Southern Norway and experience Norwegian culture with hiking, skiing, fishing, museums and events.

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Discover the Northern Lights

Tromsø

Tromsø

Tromsø is the largest city in Northern Norway, also known as the gateway to the Arctic or even the Paris of the North.

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Kirkenes

Kirkenes

The town Kirkenes is right at the border to Russia and Finland and here is many possibilities for arctic activities.

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Alta

Alta

Alta is the perfect place for arctic experiences as the Northern Lights, Icehotel and a UNESCO Heritage attraction.

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Narvik

Narvik

The Narvik Region is full of contrasts, surrounded by astonishing nature, steep mountains and deep fjords everywhere you look.

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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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Lyngenfjord

Lyngenfjord

The Lyngen Alps are a mountain range in northeastern Troms county

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Top Attractions in Norway

The Pulpit Rock

The Pulpit Rock

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

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The Royal Palace

The Royal Palace

The royal residence at the top of Karl Johan gate is home to King Harald V and Queen Sonja.

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Bryggen Wharf  Bergen

Bryggen Wharf Bergen

Bryggen in Bergen is world famous and attract every year around one million visitors.

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Holmenkollen &  Ski Museum

Holmenkollen & Ski Museum

Holmenkollen is maybe the most famous sports arena in Norway, but also a historic landmark in Norway.

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The Geirangerfjord

The Geirangerfjord

The Geiranger Fjord is called "the jewel in the crown of the Norwegian fjords". It is one of the most dramatic and visited attractions in Norway.

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Oslo Viking Ship Museum

Oslo Viking Ship Museum

In Oslo you can discover the stories about the famous Nordic Vikings.

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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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Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park

Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park

Kristiansand Zoo is one of the biggest family amusements in Norway.

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The Nærøyfjord

The Nærøyfjord

One of a unique highlight in Fjord Norway is without any doubts the Nærøyfjord.

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 Akershus Castle & Fortress

Akershus Castle & Fortress

Akershus forms a distinctive silhouette against the Oslo Fjord together with the City Hall below.

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Trolltunga

Trolltunga

Trolltunga is one of the most spectacular highlights in Norway.

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Vøringsfossen

Vøringsfossen

The Vøringsfossen Waterfall is one of the most visited attractions by the Norwegian Fjords.

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Amazing Viewpoints in Norway

The Pulpit Rock

The Pulpit Rock

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

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Trolltunga

Trolltunga

Trolltunga is one of the most spectacular highlights in Norway.

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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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Jostedalsbreen National Park

Jostedalsbreen National Park

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

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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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Mount Fløyen

Mount Fløyen

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

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Visit the Arctic

Tromsø

Tromsø

Tromsø is the largest city in Northern Norway, also known as the gateway to the Arctic or even the Paris of the North.

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Narvik

Narvik

The Narvik Region is full of contrasts, surrounded by astonishing nature, steep mountains and deep fjords everywhere you look.

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi

Welcome to Rovaniemi, the most famous destination in Finnish Lapland.

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Svalbard Travel in Norway

Svalbard Travel in Norway

Visit the dramatic and wild Svalbard. The beautiful Northern Lights in winter or the Midnight sun in summer captivates everyone together with the raw wilderness nature.

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Kiruna in Lapland

Kiruna in Lapland

Visit Kiruna the most northerly town in Sweden, famous for the Jukkasjarvi Icehotel.

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Alta

Alta

Alta is the perfect place for arctic experiences as the Northern Lights, Icehotel and a UNESCO Heritage attraction.

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Highlights in Fjord Norway

Trolltunga

Trolltunga

Trolltunga is one of the most spectacular highlights in Norway.

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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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Bryggen Wharf  Bergen

Bryggen Wharf Bergen

Bryggen in Bergen is world famous and attract every year around one million visitors.

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The Nærøyfjord

The Nærøyfjord

One of a unique highlight in Fjord Norway is without any doubts the Nærøyfjord.

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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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Vøringsfossen

Vøringsfossen

The Vøringsfossen Waterfall is one of the most visited attractions by the Norwegian Fjords.

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The Geirangerfjord

The Geirangerfjord

The Geiranger Fjord is called "the jewel in the crown of the Norwegian fjords". It is one of the most dramatic and visited attractions in Norway.

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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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Romsdalseggen

Romsdalseggen

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

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Loen Skylift

Loen Skylift

In May 2017 Loen Skylift opened up for the first adventure tours for tourist. It is the world`s steepest aerial ropeway, over 1,000 meters above the Nordfjord, and provide breathtaking panoramic views over the fjord landscape.


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Flåm Railway

Flåm Railway

Explore one of the most beautiful train rides in the world by the Norwegian Fjords.

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The Sognefjord

The Sognefjord

The landscape in the Sognefjord area is full of contrasts in the the middle of Fjord Norway.

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Practical Tips

Visa to Norway

Visa to Norway

Here you can get some more information about the visa rules in Norway

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Opening hours in Norway

Opening hours in Norway

In general the opening hours in Norway are very similar to the most other Western European countries. So do not hesitate to go on shopping for the many exciting souvenirs and brands in Norway.

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Weather in Norway

Weather in Norway

Compared to the high latitude, Norway has a mild climate, because of the influence of the warm Gulf Stream.

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What to Pack - Norway

What to Pack - Norway

In Norway, no matter the season, you should always bring a variety of sensible layers to add or remove according to the temperature.

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Currency and Tip in Norway

Currency and Tip in Norway

Currency and Credit Cards Name of Norwegian Currency is the ´Norwegian Krone (NOK), represented either as NOK (preceding the number), Nrk (preceding the number) or simply KR (following the amount). One Norwegian Krone is equal to 100 øre. Coins come in denominations of 50 øre, NOK 1, NOK 5, NOK 10 and NOK 20, and notes come in denomination of NOK 50, NOK 100, NOK 200, NOK 500 and NOK 1000. Norway is using less and less cash. That means that it's not a crisis if you forgot to bring cash, because it is possible to buy almost anything with a credit card. Visa and MasterCard are the most co...

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Public Transport

Public Transport


Norway is like Sweden a country including big distances. Norway has a modern and well developed public transport system containing train, flight, bus, car, taxi etc.

Trains are comfortable and efficient with modern design to deal with all kind of weather, which can be rough. Roads and motorways are by international standards and normally relative free and the only problem sometimes are deer or elk crossing the road. 

Norway  are well organized and developed regarding regional airports around the country, so of course the quickest way for travel, but also the mo...

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Driving in Norway

Driving in Norway

Driving is one of the best ways to discover modern architecture, experience fantastic fjords, mountain and coastal scenery.

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Credit Cards in Norway

Credit Cards in Norway


ATM Mini banks (the Norwegian name for ATMs) can be found adjacent to many banks and near busy public places, like shopping centres and central train stations. You can withdraw cash using major credit cards or Cirrus, Visa Electron or Plus debit cards with a 4-digit PIN. Banking fees for ATM withdrawals and foreign transactions vary widely, so please check the rates with your bank.

Credit & Debit Cards In general, the most known cards as Visa, MasterCard, Eurocard, Diners Club and American Express are widely accepted throughout Norway. Also things like buying train ...

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Internet & Wifi & Phones

Internet & Wifi & Phones

Wireless hotspots are just about everywhere in the bigger cities or towns in Norway. Places like gas stations, city centres, cafés, shopping centres, hotels, etc.. though not all access is free.

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Norway Travel



Beautiful West Norway

Discover Norway

Facts - Norway

Capital Oslo
Currency Kroner (NOK)
Area 385,802 km2
Population 5,2 mio
Language Norwegian
Time zone UTC +1
Internet .no
Reasons to Visit Norway

Reasons to Visit Norway

Norway is synonymous with beautiful nature and majestic fjords and mountains,

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Historic Hotels in Norway

Historic Hotels in Norway

Stay at an exclusive historic hotel or visit a historic restaurant in Norway.

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Spectacular Viewpoints

Spectacular Viewpoints

Nearly nowhere in the world you will so many captivating view spots like in Norway

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Flåm Railway

Flåm Railway

Explore one of the most beautiful train rides in the world by the Norwegian Fjords.

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Bergen Railway Tour

Bergen Railway Tour

Bergen Railway between Oslo and Bergen is one of the most beautiful train experiences presenting continous panoramas of unspoilt scenic beauty.

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Shopping in Norway

Shopping in Norway

Check out and get inspired before your visit to Norway

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