Safety in the Norwegian mountains
Find detailed information on the main mountain regions in Norway. Galdhøpiggen in Jotunheimen is the tallest mountain at 8,100 feet above sea level.
Customs and regulations, the best times to travel, passport and visa requirements, currency and prices and more practical travel information.
More fun, more snow, more choice. The Norwegian ski season typically lasts for six months and usually offers good snow conditions throughout.
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Passport and visa requirements, customs and regulations, travelling with pets and other practical information.
The Norwegian mountain wilderness is easily accessible. Go skiing, hiking or biking, or join a musk ox safari.
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.
Norway still shows traces of the Ice Age, when the entire country was covered by ice. Jostedalsbreen is the largest glacier in Norway.
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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.
The Norwegian Mountain Code exists for your safety. Familiarise yourself with it and follow its advice before setting out.
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The national parks safeguard the rich diversity of Norway's natural heritage, for nature's sake, for our own and for future generations.
Climbing a frozen waterfall in Norway is an exceptional experience.
We have made it easier for you to travel green. Find the most environmentally friendly hotels and activities in Norway.
There are taxis available in all cities and most towns, and drivers usually speak English.
Norway is mainly made of mountains and wilderness. You will find Northern Europe’s highest mountains, with craggy summits and rounded rock formations.
Eastern Norway´s varied landscape around Lillehammer and Hemsedal offers gentle hills and forest tracks to mountain rides. Plan your day trip here.
From vertiginous rock faces and frozen waterfalls to climbing parks and indoor centres, Norway has much to offer climbers of all levels.
The Norwegian Trekking Association offers marked trails all over Norway. Stay at a new cabin or hotel each night, and explore large mountain areas.
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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.
There is a network of well-maintained, marked paths all over the country. If you want to see Norway at its best, put on your walking boots.
Norway is a safe travel destination, but you should always follow these safety tips when you explore the country.
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Dag E. Hagen, editor of the Norwegian climbing magazine Klatring, gives you his top ten favourite places to climb.