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Travel north this year, to Norway - the great escape on your doorstep. Experience the world famous Norwegian fjords with tall mountains and glaciers.

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Explore all of Norway with Widerøe

Buy Widerøe’s Explore Norway ticket for unlimited* travel in Norway during two weeks in the period from 18 June to 27 August 2015.

Concept & design: Bleed AS & Anastasia Isachsen, Music: Nils Petter Molvær, Animation & 3D: Storyline Studios AS

Norway is waiting for you at the airport

With the new 3D-movie that takes you over and through the natural highlights of Norway, your adventure begins as soon as you touch down.

The perfect recipe to explore the Fjord Norway region

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Fjord Tours in Norway

Let Fjord Tours show you Norway's magical fjords and take you to some of the most popular tourist routes in Norway.

Looking for an active adventure in Norway?

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Discover Norway as a hiking destination

A varied landscape with deep fjords, high mountain peaks and rugged wilderness makes Norway an exciting hiking destination well worth exploring.

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Have a whale of a time in Vesterålen

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

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The midnight sun

During summer, the sun never sets. Capture this magnificent experience on a midnight sun cruise or safari before the darkness of winter arrives.

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Summer festivals and events in Norway

Summer in Norway can be a spectacle to behold, with a great many exciting festivals and events taking place in June, July and August every year.

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    Plan your summer in Norway


    Fishing in Norway

    Go fishing in Norway – with an abundance of clear mountain lakes, rushing rivers and deep fjords, you have every chance to get the catch of your life.

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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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    Cycling holidays in Norway

    Experience Norway’s magnificent landscape from a bicycle on quiet country roads or adrenaline-pumping downhill mountain trails.

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    Climbing in Norway

    From vertiginous rock faces and frozen waterfalls to climbing parks and indoor centres, Norway has much to offer climbers of all levels.

    Discover some of Norway's cities and towns

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    Fly to Fjord Norway

    Fjord Norway has never been more accessible with several daily flights from the UK to Bergen.

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    Between the Oslofjord and the forests lies the Norwegian capital. Oslo has a special combination of city life and easy access to the great outdoors.

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    and book your accommodation

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    Win a stay at a Thon Hotel

    Win a stay at a Thon Hotel and get a chance to go hunting for the northern lights.

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    Book your trip here

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

    Search, compare and book accommodation in Norway.

    Widest selection of flights to and within Norway.

    Compare rates from leading car rental companies nationwide.

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    The essence of Norway

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    Let there be northern lights

    Visit the winter wonderland of Northern Norway. With our affordable package deals, the northern lights are only a few hours away.


    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?

    Chris Lorang Arnesen

    Stave churches

    Stave churches are an important part of Norway's architectural heritage. Urnes Stave Church in the Sognefjord is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Marte Kopperud - Visitnorway.com

    First-class seafood in Norway

    Cod, salmon, trout, crab and shrimp are just some of the varieties of seafood available in Norwegian waters, restaurants and markets.


    Is Norway the most photogenic country in the world?

    Share your pictures of Norway on Instagram. All you have to do is to snap your photo with Instagram and mark it with the hashtag #visitnorway.

    A bird's eye view of Norway

    Watch 360 panoramic pictures from Norwegian destinations. The 360 wingsuit video filmed in Fjord Norway is one of its kind and highly recommended.

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