Buildings & Monuments
The stave churches are Norway's contribution to the history of world architecture. Snøhetta is one of the modern firms with international attention.
The most famous of all the Norwegian fortresses, is Akershus Fortress and Castle in Oslo city centre.
Stave churches are an important part of Norway's architectural heritage. Urnes Stave Church in the Sognefjord is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Cross the Arctic Circle, visit Saltstraumen, the world’s strongest maelstrom, and head out to the internationally acclaimed Lofoten Islands.
The Polar Zoo and the three national parks of Reisa, Øvre Dividal and Ånderdalen are popular attractions in Troms.
Hedmark offers a wide range of sights and attractions that give you a genuine insight into the exciting cultural history of the region.
This UNESCO protected old merchant quarter of Bergen is the only preserved business district from the Hanseatic period.
The international online news outlet, the Huffington Post, is charmed by the beauty of Norway's fjords, islands, midnight sun and the northern lights.
The region is known for a landscape full of contrasts. The greatest attractions are the Atlantic Road and the spectacular Aursjøvegen Mountain Road.
See several of Norway's most popular attractions, such as the Nærøyfjord, Urnes Stave Church, Flåm Railway and Vettisfossen Waterfall.
A UNESCO World Heritage site, a Viking long house, a mountain with a hole through it, puffins and eider ducks are among the attractions in Helgeland.
Walk up to Kjerag and Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) mountain plateaus, go salmon fishing, or take a cruise on the Lysefjord.
The most popular attractions in the area are the Geirangerfjord, the bird island of Runde, Ålesund's Art Nouveau architecture and Alnes Lighthouse.
Urnes Stave Church in Luster, beside the Sognefjord, is the only stave church in the world to be included on UNESCO´s World Heritage List.
Take a trip on the Halden Canal, Norway's oldest man-made waterway. Or visit the country's largest inland fortress in Mysen.
Ringerike is a popular recreation area all year round and an eldorado for those who enjoy fishing, especially for trout and whitefish.
Top attractions in Oslo include Vigelandsparken Sculpture Park, the Opera House, Holmenkollen Ski Jump and the Viking Ship Museum.
The annual sheep fair is a popular event in Sirdal. But there are many other attractions, natural or man-made, worth visiting in the area.
Harstad has a mix of contemporary and old architecture which, in combination with its waterfront location, provides a good atmosphere.
Saltstraumen, the world's strongest maelstrom, and the historical trading post of Kjerringøy are two of the many attractions in the Bodø region.
Relax at one of the many beaches or enjoy art at the famous Galleri F15.
Take a stroll through Kristiansand's charming old town, go on a boat trip to picturesque Lillesand, or visit the former naval base at Odderøya.
Enjoy a show in beautiful Drammen Theater or challenge yourself with contemporary art at the Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium art center.
Tromsø’s numerous sights offer history, daring architecture, wildlife, science, culture and impressive vistas.
A stay in Oslo doesn't have to cost a fortune. In fact there is a lot you can do for free in the Norwegian capital.
Lesja Bygdetun, the ironworks at Lesjaverk and the watermill at Sagelva are among the many attractions you can visit when visiting our beautiful area.
In Sandefjord you can walk in the footsteps of the Vikings, visit the Whaling Museum or enjoy an unique art experience at Midtåsen Sculpture Park.
Visit the Medieval church in Skjeberg, see the powerful Sarpsfossen Waterfall and go for a walk in the English garden at Hafslund Manor.
20 minutes from Oslo and you are in a region full of adventures.
Visit Lom Stave Church, the Norwegian Mountain Museum in Lom or Gallery Jotunheimen to learn about local traditions and culture.
Explore the well-kept fortress and Old Town. You can also visit the birthplace of the famous polar explorer Roald Amundsen and the Soccer Museum.
Fredriksten Fortress in Halden is one of Norway's most visited tourist attractions. You can also experience Northern Europe's highest locks at Brekke.
Nidaros Cathedral is the most important of the many historical attractions in Trondheim.
Experience Geilo as it used to be century ago. Visit stave churches, local museums and learn about the knife and tool manufacturing in the area.
Stalheimskleiva Mountain Road, Tvindefossen Waterfall and the panoramic view from Hanguren are popular attractions among visitors to Voss.
Oscarsborg Fortress is situated on a peaceful islet of natural beauty in the straits of the Oslofjord, just outside the cosy seaside town of Drøbak.
Kristiansten Fortress towers above Trondheim city centre, and is one of the most popular recreational areas in town. The view from here is great.
The downtown waterfront area in Oslo is reborn as a neighborhood blending museums, restaurants and chic urban living.
Akershus Fortress in Oslo is one of the oldest and finest cultural heritage sites in Norway.
Nidaros Cathedral is Norway's national sanctuary, and was built over the grave of St. Olav, Norway's patron saint.
Enjoy a cruise on the Telemark Canal, visit Norway's largest stave church, or hike to the top of Telemark's highest mountain, Gaustatoppen.