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Experience the fantastic view over the Geirangerfjord from Ørnesvingen, Norway - Photo: C H/Innovation Norway
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Experience the fantastic view over the Geirangerfjord from Ørnesvingen, Norway Photo: C H/Innovation Norway
Let the UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord and its surroundings dazzle you with stunning nature. Photo: C H/Innovation Norway
Norway is the only country in Northern Europe with wooden churches, called stave churches, from the Middle Ages still intact. Photo: Heddal Stave Church
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. Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic life/Innovation Norway
Experience this dramatic UNESCO-protected fjord from a boat or kayak, or by walking in the surrounding mountains and green valleys. Photo: Frithjof Fure
Autumn means harvest time along the Hardangerfjord. Make sure you try some tasty apples. Photo: Paal Audestad/Fjord Tours

About Norway

Norway has a population of about 5 million and covers an area of 385,155 square kilometres. The official Head of State is King Harald V.

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Experience the fantastic view over the Geirangerfjord from Ørnesvingen, Norway - Photo: C H/Innovation Norway

About Norway

Norway has a population of about 5 million and covers an area of 385,155 square kilometres. The official Head of State is King Harald V.

About Norway

Source: Visitnorway

About Norway

Travel facts and tips

Customs and regulations, the best times to travel, passport and visa requirements, currency and prices and more practical travel information.

Facts about Norway

Norway is known for nature attractions like fjords, mountains and midnight sun, and is easily accessible by plane from most European countries.

Nature attractions in Norway

There are mountains plunging into the sea from hundreds of metres, there are fjords, tall mountain peaks, northern lights and midnight sun.

History and tradition

Travel back in time and learn about Norway’s rich heritage, including Vikings and the Sami.

Seasons, Weather and Climate in Norway

Due to the Gulf Stream and warm air currents, Norway has a friendlier climate than the latitude indicates. Check our weather report before you travel.

Arts and culture

The Sami represent the oldest cultures in Norway and the stave churces are the most important Norwegian contribution to European cultural heritage.

Safety first

Norway is a safe travel destination, but you should always follow these safety tips when you explore the country.

Norway on a Budget

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

Environmental certifications in Norway

We have made it easier for you to travel green. Find the most environmentally friendly hotels and activities in Norway.

The Nobel Peace Center

The Norwegian capital is home to the Nobel Peace Center. The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded in Oslo every year on December 10.

Watch films from Norway

Stories for life

Travel to Norway with Eastenders actor David Spinx and see him experience things he never could have dreamt of. Watch the 12 films.

Films: See you in Norway

"Seeyouinnorway" - more than 50 films with exciting world class adventures and experiences in Northern Norway.

Get advice about Norwegian destinations

TripAdvisor forum on Fjord Norway

Read tips about Norwegian destinations from other travelers on the TripAdvisor forums. Ask for advice, and share your own experiences in turn.

TripAdvisor forum on Northern Norway

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TripAdvisor forum on Eastern Norway

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TripAdvisor forum on Trøndelag

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TripAdvisor forum on Southern Norway

Read tips about Norwegian destinations from other travelers on the TripAdvisor forums. Ask for advice, and share your own experiences in turn.

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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.

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