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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.

Visit the wonderland of the Northern Lights

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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 closer than ever.

Visit the Norwegian capital

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Top 10 attractions in Oslo

Top attractions in Oslo include Vigelandsparken Sculpture Park, the Opera House, Holmenkollen Ski Jump and the Viking Ship Museum.

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The Vigelandsparken Sculpture Park

Vigelandsparken is a must-see in Oslo. The famous park is filled with 212 bronze and granite sculptures and locals enjoying outdoor life.

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Getting to Oslo and Around

Oslo is only a 7 hour flight away from New York. Once you are here, public transportation makes it simple to get around.

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Where to stay in Oslo

Oslo offers accommodation in every price category, including hotels, youth and family hostels, guest houses, camp sites and private accommodation.

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Nightlife in Oslo

Oslo's nightlife has something special for most people, whether you prefer beers at the pub, listening to live music or clubbing into the wee hours.

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Shopping in Oslo

The shopping capital of Norway offers everything from the latest international trends to modern Norwegian designs and local handicrafts.

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Free Things to Do in Oslo

A stay in Oslo doesn't have to cost a fortune. In fact there is a lot you can do for free in the Norwegian capital.

The city of nature, architecture and culture

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Discover spectacular 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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    Only seven hours from America

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    Fly nonstop to Norway with Norwegian

    Norwegian flies from NYC (JFK), Orlando, Los Angeles, Oakland-San Francisco and Fort Lauderdale-Florida to Oslo. Enjoy Norway's beautiful sceneries.

    What's on

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    Winter Festivals and Events in Norway

    Winter in Norway can be a busy time for visitors, with all the festivals and events taking place in December, January and February every year.

    Extraordinary landscapes and views

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    Experience the famous Fjord Norway region

    Magnificent glaciers, flowing waterfalls, mountain peaks dipping their toes in the fjord. Experience Fjord Norway's natural wonders on a roundtrip.

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    Family activities

    Amusement parks, aquariums, farm holidays, skiing lessons - come rain or shine, there is always plenty of things to do with the kids in Norway.

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    The Power of Nature with Fjord Tours

    Let Fjord Tours show you Norway’s magical fjords, mountains, waterfalls, ideal for kayaking, hiking, glacier walking, cycling and more.

    The Historic Hotels of Norway

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    Find a special place to stay

    The Norwegian hotel chain "De Historiske" includes some of Norway’s finest and most charming hotels, all with their own distinctive character.

    Enjoy the coast of Norway on a cruise with Hurtigruten

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    Experience Norway's celebrated 'Hurtigruten Route'

    While big cruises only scratch the surface of Norway’s rugged coastline, Hurtigruten travels a vibrant, stunningly beautiful coastal route.

    Norway seen from a different perspective

    The Balancing Act®

    Watch Norway on The Balancing Act®

    Olga Villaverde will interview our US Innovation Norway Travel Director, Hege Barnes, who will provide expert travel advice for tomorrow’s traveler.

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    Norway as the Norwegians Have Seen It

    These 15 attractions in Norway are the most popular among the Norwegians themselves.


    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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    The Lofoten Islands

    Lofoten is known for excellent fishing and nature attractions, small villages off the beaten track and whale safaris.

    Norway at a glance


    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.

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    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.

    Discover the King of the Fjords

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    Sognefjord in a Nutshell - The King of the Fjords

    Experience all the highlights of the Sognefjord area – often described as "The King of the Fjords" – in one and the same round trip.

    Enjoy a culinary tradition with the best ingredients


    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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    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.


    Apps from Visitnorway

    Our free apps for iPhone and Android show you when to look for the northern lights, and can help you find attractions and more, right where you are.

    Norway's UNESCO-protected heritage

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    The former mining town of Røros is simply unique - a modern community, in which people live and work right in the middle of an UNESCO Heritage Site.

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    The Geirangerfjord

    The deep blue UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord is surrounded by majestic, snow-covered mountain peaks, wild waterfalls and lush, green vegetation.

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    Urnes Stave Church

    Urnes Stave Church in Luster, beside the Sognefjord, is the only stave church in the world to be included on UNESCO´s World Heritage List.

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    Rock carvings Alta

    The UNESCO-protected rock carvings in Alta, Finnmark, bear witness to human activity in Northern Norway already in the prehistoric period.

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    Bryggen - the Hanseatic wharf in Bergen

    This UNESCO protected old merchant quarter of Bergen is the only preserved business district from the Hanseatic period.

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    The Nærøyfjord and Aurlandsfjord

    These two arms of the Sognefjord are both beautiful and dramatic. The Nærøyfjord is included on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

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    The Struve Arc

    The Struve Arc is an UNESCO protected chain of survey triangulations stretching from Hammerfest in Northern Norway to the Black Sea.

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    The Vega Islands

    Just south of the Arctic Circle you will find the Vega archipelago, a cluster of dozens of UNESCO-protected islands.

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    Travel green in 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.

    Family vacations

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    Travel with the kids to Norway

    The nature and culture of Norway inspired the setting for Disney’s Frozen, with castles, mountains and fjords.

    Book your stay in a special place

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    Travel Providers

    Book your Norway trip through one of the following US & Canadian travel providers offering a wide range of tours to Norway.

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    Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel in Alta

    All interior and exterior is made of snow and ice in this luxurious hotel, even the glasses in the bar.


    Kirkenes Snow Hotel

    Spend a night with David Spinx in a snow hotel in Kirkenes in Northern Norway. And be sure to order a northern lights wake up call before you sleep.

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