Attractions & Culture
Choose among attractions such as the UNESCO protected Geirangerfjord, Holmenkollen Ski Jump, the North Cape and the Flåm Railway.
There are three languages in Norway. The Sami represent the oldest cultures in the country.
Watch 360 panoramic pictures from Norwegian destinations. The 360 wingsuit video filmed in Fjord Norway is one of its kind and highly recommended.
Here is a guide to the main fjords in Norway. The Geirangerfjord is on UNESCO's World Heritage List. The Sognefjord is the longest one. Find out more.
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.
There are mountains plunging into the sea from hundreds of metres, fjords, tall mountain peaks, northern lights and midnight sun.
Marion Fjelde Larsen, curator of the Lofotr Viking Museum, picks five places in Norway well worth a visit.
The Opera House in Oslo and the Flåm Railway between Flåm and Myrdal, are two popular man-made attractions in Norway.
Norway’s most widely travelled journalist and discerning adventurer, Jens A. Riisnæs, has put together a list of his 25 favourite places in Norway.
In the fourth of a five-part series, Eric Owen looks at 10 natural wonders to explore in Fjord Norway.
The Vikings built longships and raided Europe as traders and warriors.
Stave churches are an important part of Norway's architectural heritage. Urnes Stave Church in the Sognefjord is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Free screensaver with pictures from the Nærøyfjord and Aurlandsfjord, two arms of the Sognefjord.
Galdhøpiggen, Norway's highest mountain, Nigardsbreen Glacier, the Geirangerfjord and Vøringsfossen Waterfall are all popular natural attractions.
The national parks safeguard the rich diversity of Norway's natural heritage, for nature's sake, for our own and for future generations.
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.
In August, the critically acclaimed BBC series "Coast" went to Norway to discover Britain's link to the age-old land of the fjords.
Norway is mainly made of mountains and wilderness. You will find Northern Europe’s highest mountains, with craggy summits and rounded rock formations.
Along parts of the coastline, the sea penetrates deep into the mountain wilderness and form the world-famous Norwegian fjords.
The most famous of all the Norwegian fortresses, is Akershus Fortress and Castle in Oslo city centre.
The stave churches are Norway's contribution to the history of world architecture. Snøhetta is one of the modern firms with international attention.
Norway's birdlife is rich and varied. Here you can go birdwatching in virtually untouched nature.
The Norwegian rose painting tradition developed from around 1750 and was both an imitation and in parts liberation from guild art.
This winter will be the best in many years to see the northern lights, says NASA. Now is the time to book your trip to Northern Norway.
Travel to Norway with Eastenders actor David Spinx and see him experience things he never could have dreamt of. Watch the 12 films.
Take a trip out to sea, visit the westernmost point on mainland Norway or learn about culture and history.
What is on your "to do" list? Fulfil lifelong ambitions or explore your special interests. From pure culture to extreme adventure, it is all here.
Take the funicular in Bergen to the look-out point on the Fløien Mountain.
Walk in the footsteps of Harry Hole, the main character in Jo Nesbø’s criminal novels. Join a guided walk to visit important places from the books.
Seeing the North Cape from the sea is just as impressive as standing on the top. Due to heavy storm this day became quite different than expected.
Go on a journey with the spectacular Flåm Railway and later explore the Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord. Flåm is also perfect for hiking and cycling.
At the very top of Oslo towers the new Holmenkollen Ski Jump - the world's most modern ski jump. It is an imposing monument of steel and concrete.
Finnmark offers fantastic opportunities for bird watching. The Varanger Peninsula in eastern Finnmark is one of Norway's most exclusive bird areas.
The extraordinary marble and glass building in Bjørvika, Oslo, houses both opera and other cultural events. It is also a piece of art on its own.
Hadeland Glassverk is situated in Jevnaker, just an hour north of Oslo, in idyllic surroundings at the southern tip of Lake Randsfjorden.
Blaafarveværket comprises a museum, cobalt mines, glassworks and art exhibitions in the municipality of Modum, only one hour by car from Oslo.
The Flåm Railway takes you to a panorama view of the fjords and mountains in the area.
Vigelandsparken is a must-see in Oslo. The famous park is filled with 212 bronze and granite sculptures and locals enjoying outdoor life.
When standing on the cliff at the North Cape, mainland Europe’s northernmost point, only the Svalbard Islands separate you from the North Pole.
Visit Henrik Ibsen's childhood home in Skien, find out how porcelain is made at Porsgrunds Porselænsfabrik or take a trip along the Telemark Canal.