Useful words and phrases for tourists in Norway
See longboats in a museum in Oslo, shop at a traditional market, take part in a Viking feast in Lofoten or listen to a classic Viking saga.
Customs and regulations, the best times to travel, passport and visa requirements, currency and prices and more practical travel information.
Currency and prices, right of access and more.
Passport and visa requirements, customs and regulations, travelling with pets and other practical information.
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.
The Vikings have earned their place in history as a seafaring warrior culture with a fine eye for design and a good ear for storytelling.
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Norway's most open and including gay and lesbian community can be found in the capital, Oslo, where gay-friendly events and venues are many.
What is the Norwegian currency? How much do things really cost in Norway, and how can you pay for them?
Norway's vast array of traditional dishes and local specialities really comes into its own at Christmas time. Here are a few of the highlights.
Try freshly caught cod from the Lofoten Islands, tender reindeer meat from Finnmark or succulent sweet cherries from Hardanger.
We have made it easier for you to travel green. Find the most environmentally friendly hotels and activities in Norway.
Visit a museum you are unlikely to find anywhere else in the world. Learn more about Norway, its culture and its people.
Marion Fjelde Larsen, curator of the Lofotr Viking Museum, picks five places in Norway well worth a visit.
Cod, salmon, trout, crab and shrimp are just some of the varieties of seafood available in Norwegian waters, restaurants and markets.
Stockfish is unsalted fish dried by the sun and wind on wooden racks in Northern Norway or in special drying houses.
There are taxis available in all cities and most towns, and drivers usually speak English.
Bring the right equipment and clothing, and get tips on first aid.
Ask for tasty Norwegian salmon for dinner. For breakfast you should try the sweet brown cheese.
The Norwegian national costumes came into existence about 100 years ago when a wave of national romanticism swept across the country.
In Norway everyone has the unrestricted right of free access in the countryside - including the national parks.
Changing weather makes it important to take precautions and bring the right gear.
Norway is a safe travel destination, but you should always follow these safety tips when you explore the country.
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