Attractions & Culture
Choose among attractions such as the UNESCO protected Geirangerfjord, the North Cape and the Flåm Railway.
Urnes Stave Church and the rock carvings in Alta are among the Norwegian sites on UNESCO's World Heritage List.
The Sami represent the oldest cultures in Norway and the stave churces are the most important Norwegian contribution to European cultural heritage.
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 mountains plunging into the sea from hundreds of metres, there are 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.
Stave churches are an important part of Norway's architectural heritage. Urnes Stave Church in the Sognefjord is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Oscarsborg fortress outside of Drøbak in the Oslofjord is one of the famous fortresses in Norway.
The Norwegian rose painting tradition developed from around 1750 and was both an imitation and in parts liberation from «guild art».
Norway’s most widely travelled journalist and discerning adventurer, Jens A. Riisnæs, has put together a list of his 25 favourite places in Norway.
The Opera House in Oslo and the Flåm Railway between Flåm and Myrdal, are two popular man-made attractions in Norway.
Norway's birdlife is rich and varied. Here you can go birdwatching in virtually untouched nature.
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.
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 stave churches are Norway's contribution to the history of world architecture. Snøhetta is one of the modern firms with international attention.
Eastenders star David Spinx leaves his pub in London and travels to Norway to experience things he never could have dreamt of. Watch the 12 films.
You cannot go further west in Norway. Travel off the beaten track and explore FjordKysten's exciting destinations - a taste of authentic coastal life.
The international magazine Monocle has ranked Oslo among 25 cities in the world to call home, based on a diverse and interesting life.
Vigelandsparken is a must-see in Oslo. The famous park is filled with 212 bronze and granite sculptures and locals enjoying outdoor life.
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.
The distinctive marble and glass building in Bjørvika, Oslo, is home to the Norwegian Opera and Ballet. It is also a piece of art in its own right.
Finnmark offers fantastic opportunities for birding. The Varanger Peninsula in eastern Finnmark is one of Norway's most exclusive bird areas.
When standing on the cliff at the North Cape, mainland Europe’s northernmost point, only the Svalbard Islands separate you from the North Pole.
Hadeland Glassverk is situated in Jevnaker, just an hour north of Oslo, in idyllic surroundings at the southern tip of Lake Randsfjorden.
Take the funicular railway 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.
Go on a journey with the spectacular Flåm Railway and later explore the Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord. Flåm is also perfect for hiking and cycling.
Nature plays an important role in many of the activities which are on offer in Troms.
The Flåm Railway takes you to a panorama view of the fjords and mountains in the area.
Blaafarveværket comprises a museum, cobalt mines, glassworks and art exhibitions in the municipality of Modum, only one hour by car from Oslo.
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.