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.
These 15 attractions in Norway are the most popular among the Norwegians themselves.
Marion Fjelde Larsen, curator of the Lofotr Viking Museum, picks five places in Norway well worth a visit.
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.
Travel to Norway with Eastenders actor David Spinx and see him experience things he never could have dreamt of. Watch the 12 films.
Finnmark offers fantastic opportunities for birding. The Varanger Peninsula in eastern Finnmark is one of Norway's most exclusive bird areas.
Nature plays an important role in many of the activities which are on offer in Troms.
The downtown waterfront area in Oslo is reborn as a neighborhood blending museums, restaurants and chic urban living.
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.
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.
Enjoy a stroll around Lyngør and Merdø, take a boat trip through Blindleia and visit Lindesnes Lighthouse, Norway’s southernmost point.
Kilden Performing Arts Centre is located on the waterfront in Kristiansand. Kilden is a monumental landmark building for the arts in Southern Norway.
You cannot go further west in Norway. Travel off the beaten track and explore FjordKysten's exciting destinations - a taste of authentic coastal life.
"Cheers, good people. Eat well for you have traveled long," says the Viking chieftain as he welcomes visitors for a traditional Viking banquet.
Visit one of the museums, the old town and fish bazaar in Kristiansand. Experience cultural events and festivals or go swimming at the city beach.
Hike or bike along coastal trails. Go skiing, climbing or rafting. Enjoy festivals and other cultural events. Deep-sea fishing is popular too.
When standing at the North Cape cliff with the iconic globe monument, only the Svalbard Islands separate you from the North Pole.
Go on a journey with the spectacular Flåm Railway and later explore the Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord. Flåm is also perfect for hiking and cycling.
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.
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.