Top 5 Viking experiences in Norway
Choose among attractions such as the UNESCO protected Geirangerfjord, the North Cape and the Flåm Railway.
There are 14 large fortresses along the coast of Norway. Akershus Fortress in Oslo and Oscarsborg Fortress in Drøbak are among the most popular ones.
Urnes Stave Church and the rock carvings in Alta are among the Norwegian sites on UNESCO's World Heritage List.
The Mineral Park is the activity park for the whole family. Inside the mountain you can see a spectacular collection of minerals.
These top 10 lists make it easy for you to find holiday recommendations and the most popular places and activities in Norway.
Travel back in time and learn about Norway’s rich heritage, including Vikings and the Sami.
The Sami represent the oldest cultures in Norway and the stave churces are the most important Norwegian contribution to European cultural heritage.
Watch 360 panoramic pictures from Norwegian destinations. The 360 wingsuit video filmed in Fjord Norway is one of its kind and highly recommended.
There are mountains plunging into the sea from hundreds of metres, fjords, tall mountain peaks, northern lights and midnight sun.
The Vikings built longships and raided Europe as traders and warriors.
Norway’s most widely travelled journalist and discerning adventurer, Jens A. Riisnæs, has put together a list of his 25 favourite places in Norway.
Stave churches are an important part of Norway's architectural heritage. Urnes Stave Church in the Sognefjord is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The earliest signs of human settlement in Norway date back to 9000 BC. Norway was united to one kingdom 900 AD and got its own constitution in 1814.
Find a port for your next boat holiday. These harbours have modern equipment and many offer an insight into Norwegian coastal culture and history.
Author of cycling books Øyvind Wold names 10 of his favourite biking trips in Norway. Some of them are well known, others in undiscovered places.
The Norwegian Trekking Association presents 10 favourite iconic mountain hikes in Norway. Besseggen and Preikestolen are among their recommendations.
Dag E. Hagen, editor of the Norwegian climbing magazine Klatring, reveals his top 10 favourite places to climb in Norway.
Choose skiing close to the capital of Oslo. Travel to Norway's largest ski resort in Trysil or to the oldest in Geilo. All resorts are child friendly.
Roald Amundsen was the first man in history to reach the South Pole, on 14 December 1911. He is only one of several great Norwegian polar explorers.
It's raining. No worries. Don't let bad weather spoil your holiday. There is much you can do indoors 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 Norwegian travel magazine Reiser & Ferie and the Norwegian Biking Association have ranked Norway’s top 10 biking routes.
Winter is the best time for diving in Norway. Norwegian scuba diving magazine Dykking share their top 10 favourite places to dive.
The Opera House in Oslo and the Flåm Railway between Flåm and Myrdal, are two popular man-made attractions in Norway.
Holmenkollen Ski Jump, Kristiansand Zoo and the Flåm Railway are among the most popular attractions in Norway. What is your favourite?
Norse mythology held sway until Norway became Christian around the year 1000. Today there is religious freedom.
The magazine Norway.com recommends the following 10 running locations in Norway.
The Norwegian national costumes came into existence about 100 years ago when a wave of national romanticism swept across the country.
The national parks safeguard the rich diversity of Norway's natural heritage, for nature's sake, for our own and for future generations.
Galdhøpiggen, Norway's highest mountain, Nigardsbreen Glacier, the Geirangerfjord and Vøringsfossen Waterfall are all popular natural attractions.
Norway still shows traces of the Ice Age, when the entire country was covered by ice. Jostedalsbreen is the largest glacier in Norway.
Visit a museum you are unlikely to find anywhere else in the world. Learn more about Norway, its culture and its people.
Free screensaver with pictures from the Nærøyfjord and Aurlandsfjord, two arms of the Sognefjord.
Norway is mainly made of mountains and wilderness. You will find Northern Europe’s highest mountains, with craggy summits and rounded rock formations.
The stave churches are Norway's contribution to the history of world architecture. Snøhetta is one of the modern firms with international attention.
Along parts of the coastline, the sea penetrates deep into the mountain wilderness to form the world-famous Norwegian fjords.
Norway's birdlife is rich and varied. Here you can go birdwatching in virtually untouched nature.