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Experience northern lights or midnight sun above the Arctic Circle, or visit the world famous Norwegian fjords with tall mountains and glaciers.

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Explore Norway at your own pace

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Hiking in Norway

There is a network of well maintained, marked trails and cabins all over Norway. Find hiking offers and read about the main mountain areas.

See nature's own light show

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The northern lights

Watch nature's own theatre unfold above you as the most spectacular light show takes centre stage: The northern lights with you in the front row.

See the world famous fjords

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Fjord Norway

Western Norway is famous for easily accessible fjords and mountains. The area offers activities such as hiking, glacier walking, fishing and cycling.

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Fjord Tours - popular round trips

Discover Norway's highlights with Fjord Tours' spectacular and popular round trips.

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Most popular areas of interest

    What's on

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    Whale safari

    Whales. These giants of the ocean visit the Norwegian coast every year, showing off for tourists and locals alike - an unforgettable experience.

    Drive through highlights of Norway's landscape

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    Scenic roads through Norway

    Discover modern architecture and experience inspiring fjord, mountain and coastal scenery by driving one of Norway's 18 National Tourist Routes.

    Bike the mountains, fjords and valleys

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    Cycle Rallarvegen from the mountains to the sea

    Rallarvegen lets you set your own pace through 82 kilometres of mountainous scenery. No wonder it's Norway's most popular cycle route.

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    Cycling in Fjord Norway

    The natural wonders of the Norwegian fjords are easily accessible for cycling holidays. Rent a bicycle in Sunnhordland, Geiranger or Romsdal.

    Plan your next holiday in Norway

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    Wildlife safaris

    Go on wildlife safaris. Get close to king crabs, or see reindeer, musk oxen, elks and birds at home in their natural habitat.

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    Cruise Norway

    Find your port of call. Visit the Opera in Oslo or plan a northern lights or midnight sun activity. Or find a kayak experience in Fjord Norway.

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    Fjords and the midnight sun in a week

    You don't have to choose between the fjords and the midnight sun if you're only in Norway for a week. Here's how to combine both spectacles.

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    UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Norway

    Urnes Stave Church and the rock carvings in Alta are among the Norwegian sites on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

    Catch a break - and a fish

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    Fishing in Norway

    Big fish, magnificent scenery and superb facilities. Outstanding freshwater and deep sea fishing make Norway a special destination for anglers.

    No extra charge for mindblowing nature

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    Norway on a budget

    Travelling in Norway can be done affordably. Find suggestions on cheap accommodation, activities and means of transportation.

    Top tens

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    Top 10 places and activities in Norway

    These top 10 lists make it easy for you to find holiday recommendations and the most popular places and activities in Norway.

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    Top 10 midnight sun experiences

    Norway’s most popular astronomer, Knut Jørgen Røed Ødegaard shares his best midnight sun travel tips and some rather peculiar, interesting facts.

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    Top 10 cycling routes in Norway

    The Norwegian travel magazine Reiser & Ferie and the Norwegian Biking Association have ranked Norway’s top 10 biking routes.

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    Top 10 most spectacular mountain hiking areas in Norway

    Hiking in Norway is an incredible experience. Find a few of the most spectacular areas of them all, from the wild and extreme to family-friendly fun.

    The essence of Norway

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    Eco-friendly destinations and activities in Norway

    Choose a destination or a provider with environmental considerations. Røros, Vega, Trysil and Lærdal are sustainable destinations.

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    Norwegian Foodprints

    Enjoy homemade food, Norwegian ingredients and food with a local identity. Visit a restaurant with the Norwegian Foodprints mark of quality.

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    As night falls on Norway

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    Search & book

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    Wide selection of hotels, cottages, flights, ferry, cruise and rental cars for your trip to and within Norway.

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    Wide selection of hotels, cottages, flights, ferry, cruise and rental cars for your trip to and within Norway.

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    Real traveller advice for Norway

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    Norway's top ten cities

    Millions of people have voted in TripAdvisor's "Travelers Choice Awards" for 2014, and these are the ten most popular cities in Norway.

    Stay in a city or explore the coast

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    See Oslo, ski Oslo

    Skiing enthusiasts do not have to head to the mountains for a wintry holiday.

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    Hurtigruten

    A journey with the iconic Hurtigruten offers the best views at a gentle pace – it is the ideal way to discover Norway’s varied coastal landscape.

    Norway at a glance

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    Discover your own Norway

    Relax one day, go crazy in the fjords the next. Climb or hike, bike or drive. Explore history or live in the now. Come see Norway from top to bottom.

    Join a Viking adventure

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    Norwegian Viking experiences

    See longboats in a museum in Oslo, shop at a traditional market, take part in a Viking feast in Lofoten or listen to a classic Viking saga.

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    Explore the Viking Age in modern Norway

    Imagine living in Norway a thousand years ago. Were you a fierce Viking warrior, a sailor exploring the oceans, or a poet feasting with your king?

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