Experience a unique combination of art, culture, and the great outdoors in Norway’s celebrated capital, Oslo. Must-sees include the Vigeland Sculpture Park, Holmenkollen Ski Jump, Viking Ship Museum, and the cutting-edge Oslo Opera House, an instant cultural classic. With a large collection of Edvard Munch’s famous works on display at the Munch Museum and the official Munch jubilee coming in 2013, there is no better time to visit one of Europe’s coolest capitals. Situated on a fjord and surrounded by hills and forests, Oslo is at once urban and rural.
Hike in a forest, swim in a fjord, and then go to a world-class concert, all in the same day. Combine a slice of vibrant city life with a visit to Eastern Norway’s stunning countryside, and an exciting and inviting wilderness region famed for the Lillehammer Winter Olympics of 1994.
These impressive natural landscapes, paired with the scenic Oslofjord coastline, make for a marvellous activity arena for all kinds of outdoor adventures. For more information and booking see visitosloregion.com
Bergen – Gateway to the Fjords
Beautifully situated on the coast between 7 mountains, this old & historic city, is your gateway to the fjords! Explore the UNESCO World Heritage protected Bryggen Wharf, take the Fløibanen funicular for amazing views, enjoy the lively Fish Market, and much more.
Learn more about Bergen at visitbergen.com
Fjord Norway is world renowned for its breathtaking scenery, dramatic waterfalls, and the freshest of mountain air. Fjord Norway was rated one of the best trips in the world, by National Geographic in 2011. You’ll be amazed at the wonderful places to stay, historic fjord cities, charming villages, excellent cuisine, and fantastic hospitality fjordnorway.com
Experience the beautiful village of Flåm and gain memories for a lifetime! Nestled deep into the Aurlandsfjord, a popular cruise port and the end station of the famous Flåm Railway. Fjord Tours have tours that take you to some of the most popular tourist routes in Norway, including Flåm. Whether you are planning a long vacation or just a short break, Fjord Tours is guaranteed to have something that suits you - all year round! Visit the most popular attractions in Norway with fjordtours.com - Fjord Norway - You have to be here to believe it -
The Stavanger region offers everything within easy reach; a delightful mixture of nature, culture, urbanism, a country feel, simplicity however complexity – these are the key words to describe a region rich on experiences and friendliness. A city that prides itself on being the ‘Food Capital of Norway’ has many excellent restaurants and food related festivals to choose from.
The Stavanger Region has many beautiful fjords. One of the most famous fjords in the region is the Lysefjord. Not only is the fjord long and narrow, it is in places as deep as the mountains are high. You can experience this magnificent fjord on a fjord cruise from Stavanger all year round. Explore the the magnificent Pulpit Rock and Kjerag , or relax on Jæren's sandy beaches. Visit Stavanger and experience its rich cultural life.
Learn more about the attractions in Stavanger at regionstavanger.com FILM: Hiking to Preikestolen/Pulpit Rock
Trondheim is a city where the old meets the new. Situated in the county of Sør-Trøndelag where the river Nidelven flows into the Trondheim fjord. Want to sail, fish and swim, or simply relax with friends and family? The Trøndelag Coast has a wide range of outdoor activities to choose from, year round. In Trondheim you can choose between a rich variety of historical sights, museums and art galleries. Norway's capital of technology is a lively and historical university town, and home to the famous Nidarosdomen Cathedral.
The Cathedral in Trondheim is the national sanctuary of Norway, built over the grave of St. Olav. Work began in 1070, but the oldest parts still in existence date from the middle of the 12th century. In 1869 extensive restorations were begun, and a century later Nidarosdomen was again restored to its original grandeur. Not only of Icelandairs Norwegian gateways, but if you want to continue your Norway journey from Trondheim by sea, and experience "the world's most beautiful voyage" aboard Hurtigruten. The ship goes along the coast from Bergen in the south to Kirkenes in the north, and offers an amazing opportunity to experience the Norwegian coast from the sea. Whether you wish to travel during summer or winter, both the north- and southbound boats depart Trondheim every day all year round.
Learn more about Trondheim on visit-trondheim.com.