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.
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».
Cross the Arctic Circle, visit Saltstraumen, the world’s strongest maelstrom, and head out to the internationally acclaimed Lofoten Islands.
This UNESCO protected old merchant quarter of Bergen is the only preserved business district from the Hanseatic period.
A UNESCO World Heritage site, a mountain with a hole through it and a cruise with Hurtigruten are just some of the attractions in Helgeland.
See several of Norway's most popular attractions, such as the Nærøyfjord, Urnes Stave Church, Flåm Railway and Vettisfossen Waterfall.
The region is known for a landscape full of contrasts. The greatest attractions are the Atlantic Road and the spectacular Aursjøvegen Mountain Road.
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.
UNESCO protected Røros is the most famous and evocative of Norway's mining towns.
The nature, coastal heritage and rich history form the basis for the attractions on the islands of Hitra and Frøya.
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.
The Polar Zoo and the three national parks of Reisa, Øvre Dividal and Ånderdalen are popular attractions in Troms.
Top attractions in Oslo include Vigelandsparken Sculpture Park, the Opera House, Holmenkollen Ski Jump and the Viking Ship Museum.
Relax at one of the many beaches or enjoy art at the famous Galleri F15.
Take a trip on the Halden Canal, Norway's oldest man-made waterway. Or visit the country's largest inland fortress in Mysen.
Visit the Hovden Museum of Iron Production, the Vatnedalen dams or Bykle Old Church, one of the smallest and most beautiful churches in Norway.
Ringerike is a popular recreation area all year round and an eldorado for those who enjoy fishing, especially for trout and whitefish.
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.
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.
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.
Lesja Bygdetun, the ironworks at Lesjaverk and the watermill at Sagelva are among the many attractions you can visit when visiting our beautiful area.
Fredriksten Fortress in Halden is one of Norway's most visited tourist attractions. You can also experience Northern Europe's highest locks at Brekke.
Tromsø’s numerous sights offer history, daring architecture, wildlife, science, culture and impressive vistas.
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.
Visit the Medieval church in Skjeberg, see the powerful Sarpsfossen Waterfall and go for a walk in the English garden at Hafslund Manor.
Experience the history. Walk in the footsteps of the Vikings, visit the Whaling Museum or enjoy an unique art experience at Midtåsen Sculpture Park.
Stalheimskleiva Mountain Road, Tvindefossen Waterfall and the panoramic view from Hanguren are popular attractions among visitors to Voss.
20 minutes from Oslo and you are in a region full of adventures.
Enjoy a show in beautiful Drammen Theatre or challenge yourself with contemporary art at Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium.
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.
Take a trip on the Telemark Canal, visit Norway's best preserved stave church, or hike to the top of Telemark's highest mountain, Gaustatoppen.