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Stories for life

Travel to Norway with Eastenders actor David Spinx and see him experience things he never could have dreamt of. Watch the 12 films.

Films: See you in Norway

"Seeyouinnorway" - more than 50 films with exciting world class adventures and experiences in Northern Norway.

Arctic Norway is the kingdom of light

The land above the Arctic Circle is known for midnight sun and northern lights, Sami people in Finnmark and polar bears at the Svalbard Islands.

The world famous fjords of Western Norway

The Geirangerfjord and the Nærøyfjord are on UNESCO's World Heritage List. Go on a fjord cruise or explore the villages and farms in the fjord areas.

The midnight sun

During summer, the sun never sets. Capture this magnificent experience on a midnight sun cruise or safari before the darkness of winter arrives.

What to do in Southern Norway

Hike or bike along coastal trails. Go skiing, climbing or rafting. Enjoy festivals and other cultural events. Deep-sea fishing is popular too.

The Sognefjord area

The Sognefjord is Norway's longest fjord and one of its arms, the Nærøyfjord, is on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Fun activities in fjords and mountains

Watch films and read articles from our summer tour in Fjord Norway. River rafting and glacier walking are two of many holiday activities.

What to do

Geilo offers many options for activities and experiences, no matter what season you choose to visit the area.

Restaurants in Kristiansand

Kristiansand can offer a wide variety of culinary temptations. The proximity to the ocean enables us to offer you fresh fish and shellfish dishes.

Winter without skis in Geilo

Most famous for its ski slopes and hundreds of miles of cross country skiing, Geilo also offers many other exciting activities.

Skiing in Geilo

Geilo has 40 slopes and 18 lifts on two sides of the centre. In Geilo you can ski right down to the centre of the town.

Fjords and the Midnight Sun in a Week

You don't have to choose between the fjords and the midnight sun if you're only in Norway for a week. Here's how to combine both spectacles.

An absolutely fabulous trip to see the northern lights

Follow actress Joanna Lumley as she travels to Northern Norway to fulfil a childhood dream and see the northern lights.

What to Do under the Midnight Sun

Kayaking, fishing, cycling or golfing make the most of your extra daylight hours outdoors in Northern Norway, creating memorable adventures.

Midnight sun offers

Book a cycle tour, go sea kayaking, fishing, golfing or take a cruise to maximize your days of midnight sun in Northern Norway.

What to do under the northern lights

There is much for visitors to do under the northern lights in Northern Norway and Svalbard. Here are a few suggestions for activities and excursions.

Top 10 midnight sun experiences

Norway’s most popular astronomer, Knut Jørgen Røed Ødegaard shares his best midnight sun travel tips and some rather peculiar, interesting facts.

What Is a Fjord?

The fjords of Norway were dug out by ice, stone and rock during successive ice ages.

How to Take Photos of the Northern Lights

Here are some good tips to help you take good photographs of the northern lights on your next trip to Norway.

Five Tips for Taking Photos of the Midnight Sun

Learn below how to photograph this strange phenomena to share with friends and keep your memories fresh.

The Sami

The Sami are Norway’s indigenous people. Travel to Northern Norway to experience their culture. Learn to throw a lasso, or try reindeer sledding.

What is the midnight sun

During the Norwegian summer season, the sun never sets north of the Arctic Circle and for a couple of months the sun is visible 24 hours a day.

Where to find the midnight sun

76 days of midnight sun between May and July greets travelers to Northern Norway. The further north you go, the more nights of midnight sun you get.

Northern lights screensaver

Experiencing the northern lights is an experience for life. Download this screensaver to get the mystical Aurora Borealis directly to your computer.

Top attractions in Southern Norway

Enjoy a stroll around Lyngør and Merdø, take a boat trip through Blindleia and visit Lindesnes Lighthouse, Norway’s southernmost point.

Shopping in Southern Norway

Sørlandet's many small and white wooden towns offer special and one of a kind shops.

Dining in Southern Norway

Seafood is a delicacy along the coast of Southern Norway, where fish is plentiful, while inland traditional food and local products await.

Top activities in Southern Norway

Enjoy famous bands at the music festivals, go fishing, cycling and hiking, or see lions at at Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park.

Tour suggestions in Southern Norway

Here are some tips for great activities and tours in Southern Norway!

Sørlandet - The Norwegian Riviera

The Norwegian Riviera has been the number one summer holiday destination for Norwegians for decades, while remaining a hidden gem for many visitors.

Biking holiday along the Norwegian Riviera

Experience Southern Norway's white coastal towns by bike. This route takes you from Risør to Lillesand and Kristiansand.

Helgeland and Lofoten

The Torghatten Mountain, the bird island of Lovunden and the Saltfjellet-Svartisen National Park are among the attractions on this trip.

Top 10 Kayaking Experiences in Norway

Olympic gold medalist Eirik Verås Larsen has been kayaking for nearly 30 years. This is his list of top places to experience kayaking in Norway.

Winter activities in Southern Norway

Winter in Southern Norway is downhill or cross-country skiing in the mountains of Hovden or Sirdal. Alpine skiing and snowboarding is popular too.

Eating in Helgeland

Helgeland's culinary traditions span fish and seafood, bread, cakes, dairy products and meat. Here are a few places where you can try the local fare.

Shopping in Helgeland

Buy art and handicrafts directly from local artists. The Helgeland region also has several modern shopping centres.

What to do in Helgeland

Go island hopping on a bike, paddle in a sea kayak, explore a cave or go hiking in the mountains dotted along Helgeland.

Attractions in Helgeland

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.

Paddling in Helgeland

Experience the paddling paradise of the Helgeland Coast, which is regarded as one of Norway’s best areas for sea kayaking.

Hiking in Helgeland

Put on your boots and get ready for outdoor adventures in Helgeland. Here, hiking fun is available for both experts and beginners.

What to do in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Go on a bird safari on the island of Runde, try hiking in the Sunnmøre Alps or check out one of the many annual festivals in the Ålesund area.

Shopping in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Would you like to bring a piece of Ålesund & Sunnmøre back home? Shopping centres, small boutiques and shops offer unique gifts, arts and souvenirs.

Helgeland Coast National Tourist Route

Experience the cultural heritage of Northern Norway and its many natural wonders, from the majestic Svartisen Glacier to the Vega Islands.

Attractions in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

The most popular attractions in the area are the Geirangerfjord, the bird island of Runde, Ålesund's Art Nouveau architecture and Alnes Lighthouse.

Hiking in Geirangerfjord, Ålesund and Nordfjord

The stunning landscape of Fjord Norway is a paradise for hikers, with superb walks within easy distance of Geiranger, Ålesund and Nordfjord.

Tour suggestions in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Use Ålesund as a starting point to explore the Geirangerfjord, the Hjørundfjord, and the scenic coastline with its flourishing wildlife.

Shopping along Kystriksveien

You will find artists, craftsmen and farmers selling things as varied as Sami-inspired handicrafts and local food along the Kystriksveien road.

What to do along Kystriksveien

The best place for fishing along Kystriksveien is Saltstraumen. Hiking and biking are other popular activities.

Fishing in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Ålesund is Norway's fishing capital. Fishing is also a popular activity for locals and tourists – simply because you are guaranteed to catch fish.

The Lysefjord

The Lysefjord is situated close to Stavanger, and is especially known for the mountain formations of Kjerag and Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock).

Top of the fjords

Almost a week is required for this trip where you visit the Jotunheimen Mountains, the Sognefjord and the UNESCO protected Geirangerfjord.

Winter in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Skiing with a fjord view. Sunnmøre's fjords and mountains are a perfect backdrop to unique and family-friendly winter adventures.

Summer Skiing in Norway

Norway’s biggest summer ski center at Stryn is situated at the edge of the famous Jostedalsbreen Glacier.

Tour suggestion along Kystriksveien

Spend at least five days when driving from Steinkjer to Bodø.

What to do in the Stavanger Region

Visit the Norwegian Petroleum Museum, go on a cruise on the Lysefjord, ascend Preikestolen or join a guided sightseeing trip around Stavanger.

Tour suggestions in the Stavanger region

Go on a sightseeing tour of Stavanger, the Lysefjord or Norway’s only "palm island". Rent a bicycle or car and explore the region on your own.

Attractions in the Stavanger Region

The Stavanger Region boasts many scenic attractions, among them the Lysefjord, Solastranda Beach and the mountains of Preikestolen and Kjerag.

Food in the Stavanger region

Experience the Gladmat Food Festival, or visit the restaurant Tango run by Kjartan Skjelde, one of Norway's best known chefs.

Shopping in the Stavanger region

The Stavanger region offers many shopping opportunities - large shopping centres, charming city shopping, niche boutiques and factory outlets.

Hiking in the Stavanger Region

Take a memorable hike to Preikestolen or Kjerag in the Lysefjord, or follow gentler terrain on a walk along the Jæren coastline south of Stavanger.

Eating along Kystriksveien

You will find many places offering good food along Kystriksveien, from fine dining restaurants to corner shops selling local produce.

The Hardangerfjord

The Hardangerfjord, not far from Bergen, is especially known for fruit tree blossoming in spring, Folgefonna Glacier and Vøringsfossen Waterfall.

Dining in the Arendal Region

The Arendal Region's restaurants and cafés have delicacies to offer. Everything from sandwiches to five-course dinners, and more. It is your choice.

Shopping in Arendal

Shopping is possible outside towns, at shopping centres and in pleasant town centres. Both local stores and national chains are found in the area.

Attractions in the Arendal Region

Visit charming Lyngør, or see the beautiful protected landscape Hove on Tromøy. Swim in potholes and learn about the culture of the region.

Winter in the Arendal Region

Winter in Arendal Region is beautiful, and there is a calm atmosphere for you to enjoy.

Tour suggestions in the Arendal Region

The varied nature in the Arendal Region displays idyllic towns, beautiful countryside and quiet woods and hills.

What to do in Nordmøre and Romsdal

Enjoy the great outdoors hiking, sea kayaking, cycling, fishing and killer whale safaris. Explore local caves or dive in the Atlantic Ocean.

What to do in Troms

Nature plays an important role in many of the activities which are on offer in Troms.

Attractions in Nordmøre and Romsdal

Come visit Norway's national tourist roads; the Atlantic Road and the Trollstigen Road, and the fjord cities Molde, Kristiansund and Åndalsnes.

Shopping in Nordmøre and Romsdal

Shopping centres and smaller, specialised boutiques selling anything from gourmet food to hand-crafted souvenirs can be found in Nordmøre and Romsdal.

Shopping in Troms

In Troms, you will find the normal selection of shops, as well as local art galleries and other specialist shops.

Dining in Troms

The best food in Troms is prepared with fresh local ingredients, such as cod or elk, combined with international culinary trends.

Winter activities in Troms

Winters in Troms feature blue light, northern lights and white snow.

Attractions in Troms

The Polar Zoo and the three national parks of Reisa, Øvre Dividal and Ånderdalen are popular attractions in Troms.

Hiking in Nordmøre and Romsdal

Enjoy a scenic hike; walk the Fjord Route from Kristiansund or hike the Romsdalseggen ridge in the spectacular Romsdalen valley near Åndalsnes.

The Old Strynefjell National Tourist Route

Completed in 1894, the Old Strynefjell mountain road was a masterpiece of road-building and engineering. Today it is a national tourist route.

Winter in Nordmøre and Romsdal

The winter season normally lasts from December to April/May in Nordmøre and Romsdal. Loads of snow and skiing fun is yours for the taking.

Hiking in Troms

Troms boasts three national parks with good hiking. Exploring Senja Island, Reisa National Park and Lauklines are among the highlights.

Tour suggestions in Troms

Visit fishing villages in the morning and go hiking in the mountains in the afternoon.

Fishing in Troms

There are fish to be caught all year around. Cod fishing is at its best in winter time. Try Senja for a special fishing experience.

10 Activities for Children in Hedmark

Hedmark is full of fun experiences for children. Get to know the animals at the open farms and animal parks, or try your hand at driving a mini-train.

Dining in Indre Østfold

In Indre Østfold you can dine on a traditional farm, in a gourmet restaurant or even inside a cave, sampling food made from locally grown produce.

Attractions in Hovden

Visit the Hovden Museum of Iron Production, the Vatnedalen dams or Bykle Old Church, one of the smallest and most beautiful churches in Norway.

Where to eat in Hovden

Sample delicious local food at Fjellstoga or Bjåen Mountain Lodge, or get a qualified chef to come to your cabin and cook up a meal for you.

Shopping in Finnmark

Sami products, silver jewelry and ceramics are among the many souvenirs you can buy when you visit Finnmark.

What to eat in Finnmark

Sample local dishes made with reindeer, grouse, salmon or king crab when you visit Finnmark.

Birding in Finnmark

Finnmark offers fantastic opportunities for birding. The Varanger Peninsula in eastern Finnmark is one of Norway's most exclusive bird areas.

Tourist information in Nordland

in Nordland will help you book accommodation and activities.

7 Summer Activities in Hedmark

With summer activities such as hiking, fishing, horseback riding or golf, Hedmark is the ideal spot for some peace and relaxation.

What to do in Finnmark

Join a fisherman on the fjord or experience a king crab safari, get to know Sami culture, try dog sledging or go on a snowmobile safari.

What to do in Nordland

Choose a whale safari in Vesterålen or a sea eagle safari in Lofoten when you are in Nordland.

What to do in Hovden

Hike one of several summits in the Hovden area, fish for trout in one of the local lakes, or go cross-country skiing on top-class tracks come winter.

Attractions in Indre Østfold

Take a trip on the Halden Canal, Norway's oldest man-made waterway. Or visit the country's largest inland fortress in Mysen.

What to do in Indre Østfold

Play a round of golf at Mørk Golf in Spydeberg, catch a race at Rudskogen Motorpark, or splash out with the family at Østfoldbadet in Askim.

Winter Activities in Hedmark

Hedmark is renowned for its stable climate, excellent snow conditions and miles and miles of groomed cross-country ski tracks.

Winter in Nordland

See the northern lights, join a killer whale safari, experience the Lofoten Fishery or go skiing in Narvik.

Winter in Indre Østfold

When the weather permits, there are great opportunities for cross-country skiing, sledging and skating in Indre Østfold.

11 Attractions in Hedmark

Hedmark offers a wide range of sights and attractions that give you a genuine insight into the exciting cultural history of the region.

Attractions in Nordland

Cross the Arctic Circle, visit Saltstraumen, the world’s strongest maelstrom, and head out to the internationally acclaimed Lofoten Islands.

Geiranger - Trollstigen National Tourist Route

Experience the UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord and the Trollstigen Mountain Road, two of Norway's most dramatic and most visited attractions.

Finnmarksløpet, the dog sledding world championship

In early March, teams of dogs and men set off across the icy wastes of the Finnmarksvidda mountain plateau on the world's northernmost sled dog race.

Nature Attractions in Hedmark

Hedmark can offer mountains and lush valleys, cultural landscapes and scenic waterways, inviting you to explore and find your own favourite spot.

Round Trips in Hedmark

You can experience a lot in a short amount of time in Hedmark. Here are some suggested routes for trips lasting a few days.

Local Dining Experiences in Hedmark

Hedmark is a culinary delight with food based on fresh, local produce. Taste homemade sausages and goat cheese ice cream with blackcurrant purée.

Events in Hedmark

Hedmark's cultural scene offers everything from fine arts to large sporting events and provides diverse entertainment all year round.

Winter in Hovden

Hovden, located 2788 feet above sea level in the Setesdal Valley in Southern Norway, guarantees a long snow season.

King crab safaris in Finnmark

Come face to face with the red king crab in the Barents Sea outside the coast of Finnmark. Afterwards you are offered a taste of the succulent meat.

Reindeer sledding

Let reindeer drag you across the white plains of Finnmark in Northern Norway.

Tour suggestions in Nordland

Nordland gives you many possibilities for round trips or a longer stay in one place.

Scenic attractions in Finnmark

Experience the North Cape, the huge national parks or Finnmarksvidda mountain plateau.

Round trip from Tana to Lakselv

Driving from Tana to Lakselv takes you past famous salmon rivers and the Børselvfjellet mountains.

Hiking in Finnmark

With its fjords and the unique Finnmarksvidda mountain plateau, the vast county of Finnmark is well-suited for hiking holidays for the whole family.

Tour suggestions in Nordmøre and Romsdal

Follow these tour suggestions to experience the Trollstigen Mountain Road and the Atlantic Road; the highlights of the Nordmøre and Romsdal region.

Shopping in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Knitted clothing and textiles, handmade candles and local salmon are among the things you should buy in Haugesund and Haugalandet.

North Sea Road - Nordsjøvegen

Discover the viking spirit along The North Sea Road, from Kristiansand in Southern Norway to Haugesund at the west coast, by car, bicycle and foot.

Winter in Haugesund and Haugalandet

The nearest ski resort to Haugesund and Haugalandet is Røldal. Here you will find downhill runs and cross-country tracks.

Lillehammer and Gudbrandsdalen 360 SkyCam

Get a bird's eye view of Lillehammer and the Gudbrandsdalen Valley with these amazing 360 panorama photos.

What to do in Bergen

Take part in Bergen's vibrant cultural scene. The nearness to nature makes Bergen a good starting point for outdoor activities.

Activities in Kristiansand

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.

What to do in the Sognefjord area

Experience the Sognefjord and the Nærøyfjord by boat, hike the Jostedalsbreen Glacier or walk from cabin to cabin in Jotunheimen National Park.

What to Do in Ryfylke

Walk up to Kjerag and Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) mountain plateaus, go salmon fishing, or take a cruise on the Lysefjord.

What to Do in Sunnhordland

In Sunnhordland you can go hiking in the mountains, fish for pollock in the sea, swim in the fjord and go to a concert – all in one day.

Attractions in the Sognefjord area

See several of Norway's most popular attractions, such as the Nærøyfjord, Urnes Stave Church, Flåm Railway and Vettisfossen Waterfall.

Scenic Attractions in Sunnhordland

Enjoy fjords, mountains and the North Sea coastline, or go on a guided walk on the Folgefonna Glacier.

Scenic attractions in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Enjoy the white, sandy beaches of karmøy, Langfossen Waterfall in Etne and the mountains of Haugalandet.

Hiking in the Sognefjord area

The Sognefjord area is a paradise for hiking enthusiasts with a great variety of routes for both experienced and inexperienced adventurers.

Preikestolen and National Tourist Route Ryfylke 360 panorama SkyCam

Get a bird's eye view of Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock), the Lysefjord and the rest of Ryfylke, home to the southernmost fjords in Norway.

Tour suggestions in Bergen

Go sightseeing in the city centre, explore the surrounding fjords and mountains, or join the popular round trip Norway in a Nutshell®.

Shopping in the Sognefjord area

With more than 70 shops, the small town of Sogndal is the shopping and service center for the region.

Shopping in the Drammen Region

See local artist at work and buy art and handicrafts directly from them. The region also has several large and modern shopping centres.

Dining in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Choose fresh delicacies delivered directly from the sea, or a local dish rich in tradition.

Shopping in Bergen

In Bergen you find plenty of tempting shops – from the small and specialised to large department stores.

Restaurants and nightlife in Bergen

In Bergen you will find just about everything from tea rooms to gourmet fish restaurants, from small bistros to discotheques, bars and nightclubs.

Where to eat in the Drammen Region

Taste Camembert from Eiker Cheese Factory, pure apple juice from the Eplegården Farm, or try the region's gourmet food at a restaurant.

Winter by the Sognefjord

Wake up with a fjord view and go skiing in the mountains. Some of the best snow conditions in Norway are only minutes away from the Sognefjord.

Attractions in the Drammen Region

Enjoy a show in beautiful Drammen Theater or challenge yourself with contemporary art at the Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium art center.

Winter Activities in the Drammen Region

Go skating in the center of Drammen, try cross-country skiing in the Finnemarka forest, or go snowboarding at Drammen Ski Center. Lots of wintry fun.

Winter in Bergen

Winter is the time for some excellent cross-country skiing near Bergen, and there are fantastic downhill slopes for those looking for action.

Top 10 Snowboard Parks in Norway

The Norwegian Snowboard Association recommends the top 10 snowboard parks in Norway. Oslo Winter Park is among their favourites.

Tour Suggestions in the Hardangerfjord Region

There are many exciting ways to explore the Hardangerfjord region - by train, bus and boat, by car or cycling are some of them.

What to do in the Hardangerfjord Region

The nature and heritage in the region forms the perfect backdrop for a wide range of activities and adventures.

What to do in the Drammen Region

Try gorge jumping at Kjøsterudjuvet Canyon, play golf in a picturesque landscape or feel the strong pull of a salmon in the Drammenselva river.

Attractions in Bergen

Top attractions in Bergen include Bryggen, the Fløibanen Funicular, the Fish Market, the Edvard Grieg Museum at Troldhaugen and Fantoft Stave Church.

Attractions along FjordKysten

You cannot go further west in Norway. Travel off the beaten track and explore FjordKysten's exciting destinations - a taste of authentic coastal life.

Attractions in the Hardangerfjord Region

The Hardangerfjord region has a wide range of attractions and activities to offer.

Shopping along FjordKysten

Along FjordKysten you will find art galleries and charming local shops selling locally produced food and handicrafts.

Shopping in the Hardangerfjord Region

Shop local handicrafts, fruit and berries, apple juice and farm products in the Hardangerfjord Region.

Food in the Hardangerfjord Region

The Hardanger farmers are specialists in fruit and berries, and Hardanger is Norway's most prolific apple and cherry growing region.

Dining in Follo

Follo has a wide selection of restaurants and cafés with both Norwegian and international dishes on the menu.

Eating in Kristiansand

In the Kristiansand region you will find a large selection of restaurants and cafes serving both international and local food.

What to do along FjordKysten

The variations in the nature along FjordKysten allows for many different activities. Relax at a spa, or try for example surfing, fishing and cycling.

Attractions in Follo

20 minutes from Oslo and you are in a region full of adventures.

What to do in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Interested in historical tours, landscape and recreational activities, culture and fjords? At Haugesund and Haugalandet you can experience it all.

What to do in Kristiansand

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.

What to do in Follo

Play golf in the morning and go for a cruise on the Oslofjord in the afternoon.

Tour Suggestions in the Drammen Region

Explore nature and local culture in the Lierdalen valley or the Hurumlandet area, visit Sætre along the Oslofjord or rent a canoe at the Eikeren lake.

The mountain and forest tour

Experience the national parks of Jotunheimen and Hardangervidda and the old mining town Røros, among other things.

World Championship in Cod Fishing

Every winter, hundreds of people travel to the Lofoten Islands in Northern Norway to see who gets the most and the largest arctic cod.

Tour suggestions along FjordKysten

Visit the charming fishing village of Kalvåg or take the boat out Utvær, Norway’s westernmost island.

Tour suggestions in Follo

The coastal and agricultural areas in Follo are suitable for tours all year.

Tour suggestions in the Sognefjord area

Take a cruise on the Sognefjord or drive the Sognefjell Mountain Road through Jotunheimen National Park.

Winter in Kristiansand

In the Kristiansand Region, winter is basically synonymous with "green". But you head inland, a few kilometres away from the coast, you will find snow

What to do in Stryn and Nordfjord

In Nordfjord you will find your natural playground. Go hiking, biking, glacier walking, surf, go skiing, ride a fjord horse, or try your luck fishing.

What to do in the Lillehammer Region

Enjoy the outdoor activities on offer – the Olympic bobsleigh track, rafting in Sjoa, downhill biking in Hafjell or guided walks in Rondane.

The Romsdalsfjord

The Romsdalsfjord is located close to the city of Molde. Take the Raumabanen Railway from the fjord to the mountains, or go on a fjord cruise.

Tour suggestions in Stryn and Nordfjord

Explore the Nordfjord region by car, making sure you drive the Old Strynefjell Mountain Road and take a ferry on the UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord.

Scenic attractions in Stryn and Nordfjord

Experience the blue ice of the Jostedalsbreen Glacier, magnificent mountain scenery, lush valleys and the sea-pounded coast.

Food in Valdres

Valdres is well known for its rakfisk - salted and semi fermented trout. During the first weekend in November you can even visit the Rakfisk Festival.

Shopping in Valdres

Valdres offers a range of shopping opportunities from shopping centers to charming shops, boutiques and art galleries.

Restaurants and nightlife in the Lillehammer Region

Enjoy local delicacies at Kulturstua i Ro, Sygard Grytting or Lillehammer Bryggeri. The choice of restaurants is vast.

Shopping in the Lillehammer Region

Make sure you pay a visit to Lillehammer’s charming pedestrian precinct – voted the most delightful of its kind by Kamille magazine.

Where to eat in Bodø

Eating out in Bodø? Try traditional dishes like bacalao or meatballs, or opt for the likes of pizza or sushi instead. The choice is yours.

Shopping in Kristiansand

Kristiansand shopping caters for all with Norway's largest shopping mall 'Sørlandsenteret' and many stores in the city center. Shop until you drop.

What to do in Lofoten

Explore Lofoten by foot, go rafting in the Trollfjord and visit Lofotr Viking Museum. Taste stockfish and be amazed by the midnight sun.

Winter in Lofoten

If you want to experience the genuine atmosphere of the many fishing villages, you should visit Lofoten outside of the hectic summer season.

Winter in Valdres

With 932 miles of cross-country trails and seven alpine centers, Valdres is one of Norway’s most attractive winter destinations.

What to do in Valdres

In Valdres you can go hiking, fishing, cycling, golfing and rafting in summer, and dog sledding, cross-country and alpine skiing in winter.

Attractions in Bodø

Saltstraumen, the world's strongest maelstrom, and the historical trading post of Kjerringøy are two of the many attractions in the Bodø region.

Norway is "the Greatest Place on Earth"

The international online news outlet, the Huffington Post, is charmed by the beauty of Norway's fjords, islands, midnight sun and the northern lights.

Attractions in Valdres

Valdres has a unique cultural heritage with six stave churches and one of Norway's largest open air museums, Valdres Folk Museum.

Attractions in the Lillehammer Region

Have fun in the Hunderfossen Family Park, explore the Olympic Museum and arenas or visit the Maihaugen open air museum.

Kayaking and fishing

Norway host David Spinx tries to get as close to the Lofoten nature as possible. He chooses a double kayak. And he ends up cod fishing.

Winter activities in Bodø

Few Norwegian towns and cities are so close to the wilderness as Bodø. Here winter activities under the northern lights are right on your doorstep.

What to do in Bodø

Bodø offers unique countryside or urban pleasures, whether you are here for two days or two weeks.

Top attractions in Kristiansand

Catch a show at Kilden, Kristiansand's new performing arts centre, go meet wild animals at the zoo, or take a nostalgic trip on an old steam train.

Lofoten National Tourist Route

Discover the beauty of the Lofoten Islands, anchored above the Arctic Circle, by driving from Raftsundet to Å - one of Norway's most scenic routes.

The Arctic Race of Norway road cycling 2015

Cyclists will put their endurance to the test in this international bike race over 434 miles through the landscape of Northern Norway.

Scenic attractions in Lofoten

Experience the bird rocks outside the island of Røst and the cosy fishing village in Nusfjord.

Winter in Stryn and Nordfjord

White snow, beautiful slopes and groomed cross-country trails all await in Stryn and Nordfjord.

Where to stay in Valdres

In Valdres you have many different types of accommodation. Choose between hotels, mountain lodges, apartments, cabins, camping or summer farms.

Winter in the Lillehammer region

Lillehammer is one of the oldest winter sport destinations in Norway and offers excellent opportunities for alpine and cross-country skiing.

Tour suggestions in the Lillehammer Region

Follow the Peer Gynt Mountain Road or discover the scenic mountain landscapes at Skeikampen or Fagerhøi.

Tour suggestions in Lofoten

Experience the Lofoten Islands by car or bicycle.

Eagle safari

"Of all the things I get to experience, I think this is the big one," says Norway host David Spinx, out to meet sea eagles in the Lofoten Islands.

Tour suggestions in Bodø

Go island hopping or drive along the beautiful coastline. Bike to the historical trading post of Kjerringøy or hike to a coastal mountain peak.

Tour Suggestions in Ryfylke

Drive the National Tourist Route Ryfylke or take a cruise on the Lysefjord.

Fjell & Fjord 360 panorama SkyCam

Discover fjords, glaciers, waterfalls, the Flåm Railway, Stegastein and many more attractions with these breathtaking 360 panorama photos.

The Geirangerfjord and Ålesund 360 panorama SkyCam

You get to see Ålesund, the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen Mountain Road from a bird's eye view with these amazing 360 panorama photos.

The Nordfjord

The Nordfjord stretches from the Jostedalsbreen Glacier out to the Stadhavet Ocean.

Shopping in Hallingdal

You can find handicrafts and local food at several farms and outlets in the Hallingdal region.

Eating in Gjøvik, Land and Toten

Visit one of the Mjøs farms to experience local culinary traditions.

Shopping in Stryn and Nordfjord

Shop for traditional wood carved items and knitted jumpers, or buy fashion clothes from Moods of Norway in the town of Stryn.

Dining in Harstad

Taste reindeer, fresh fish, lamb, fresh berries and mushrooms mixed with international cooking.

What to do in Vesterålen

Vesterålen has a lot of opportunities, whether you want to explore the islands yourself or are more interested in guided trips and safaris.

Attractions in Gjøvik, Land and Toten

Gjøvik Olympic Cavern Hall is the largest spectator hall inside a mountain in the world. Vitensenteret Innlandet Science Center is worth a visit.

Attractions in Harstad

Harstad has a mix of contemporary and old architecture which, in combination with its waterfront location, provides a good atmosphere.

Attractions in Vesterålen

Visit the Whale Centre in Andenes, the fishing village of Nyksund, Møysalen National Park and experience the narrow Trollfjord from a boat.

What to do in Harstad

Bring some good shoes when you visit Harstad. Experience the town's attractions and nearby nature on foot.

What to Do in Gjøvik, Land and Toten

Go swimming in Mjøsa after hiking or biking in the forest. Or visit the Vitensenteret Innlandet technology center.

Winter in Ryfylke

Sauda in Fjord Norway is a great winter destination, offering Alpine and cross-country skiing as well as winter fishing, ski boat, hiking and more.

Winter in Vesterålen

Try deep sea fishing under the northern lights this winter. This is one of several exciting activities you can enjoy in the Vesterålen Islands.

Hardanger National Tourist Route

Follow the scenic Hardangerfjord in Fjord Norway, where for over a century travelers have come to see mountains, fjords, waterfalls and glaciers.

Food in Ryfylke

Find out about typical ingredients in the Ryfylke kitchen, popular restaurants in the area, and food-related festivals.

Winter at Gjøvik, Land and Toten

Gjøvik, Land and Toten offer floodlit trails, ski centres, ski jumps and skating rinks.

Scenic Attractions in Ryfylke

The panoramic view from Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) includes the Lysefjord and the surrounding mountain areas.

Hiking in Stryn and Nordfjord

A walk in the mountains, in the forest or along the fjord may be the best ways to get to know the Nordfjord region.

Ålesund and Sunnmøre in a week

Featuring many highlights of the Ålesund area, including Geiranger and the Sunnmøre Alps, this is a great tour with or without a car. Best in summer.

Tour suggestions in Vesterålen

Go hiking in the footsteps of the Norwegian Queen Sonja, feed the reindeers of the Samis or explore old fishing villages by bike.

Tour suggestions in Harstad

Harstad and its surroundings offer exciting excursions regardless of whether you want to go cycling, hiking, or on a drive to the Lofoten Islands.

Tour suggestions in Kristiansand

Stroll around Kristiansand's old town, join a boat trip from Kristiansand through Blindleia to Lillesand or try a biking route.

What to do in Hallingdal

Cycle in the mountains, go hiking in the national parks and mountain plateaus, or experience wild animals up close.

What to do in Moss

Play golf at challenging Evje Golfpark or take a trip with the sightseeing minibus. You can also go canoeing on Lake Vansjø.

Scenic Attractions in Hallingdal

Hallingdal combines mountains, waterfalls and glaciers to form a holiday that will leave you with lasting memories.

Tour Suggestions in Hallingdal

Stay in Hallingdal and experience the high mountains with their wide views and the lush valleys by the fjords, all in a single journey.

The Geirangerfjord

The deep blue UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord is surrounded by majestic, snow-covered mountain peaks, wild waterfalls and lush, green vegetation.

The Sognefjord

Norway’s longest and deepest fjord extends inland to the national parks of Jotunheimen and Jostedalsbreen.

Dining in the Hamar region

The Hamar region has several restaurants, cafés and guest farms with menus full of delicacies and tempting dishes made from local ingredients.

Shopping in the Hamar region

In the center of Hamar you will find many different shops for your every need, from large chain stores to small boutiques and delicatessens.

Shopping in Moss

In Moss and its surrounding area you will find everything from modern shopping centres to old-fashioned general stores, markets and handicraft shops.

Dining in Moss

Moss offers everything from gourmet restaurants to cafés serving local food and award-winning kebabs.

What to do in the Hamar region

The Hamar region has a wide variety of activities on offer, and is ideal for anyone looking for an active holiday.

Attractions in Moss

Relax at one of the many beaches or enjoy art at the famous Galleri F15.

Tour suggestions in the Hamar region

In this area you can hike the trail network on Hedmarksvidda, choose between a number of cycle routes or stroll along the banks of Lake Mjøsa.

Hiking in Moss

The beautiful countryside of Moss provides you with hiking and works of art for you to enjoy.

Senja National Tourist Route

Discover the striking scenery of the outer coast of the Island of Senja in Northern Norway, which reaches out into the mighty Norwegian Sea.

Winter in Hallingdal

Hemsedal, Geilo, Ål, Gol and Nesbyen together represent a comprehensive and concentrated ski region.

Attractions in the Hamar region

Visit the Viking Ship Olympic Arena and the old brewery houses at Løten, or the ruins of the Hamar Cathedral, or take a trip with a mini steam train.

In Edvard Munch´s Footsteps around the Oslofjord

Discover the places that inspired Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, and find out where in Norway to see his work today.

Winter in Moss

The Moss region offers a mild winter climate. However, you can go skiing at Middagsåsen Skisenter when the weather permits.

Tour suggestions in Moss

The Moss region has an abundance of trails and paths, and you do not have to be in top shape to do some walking or biking.

Winter in the Hamar region

With its wide expanses of wilderness, forests and hills, the Hamar region is the ideal location for a winter adventure.

Where to stay in the Hamar region

Choose between modern hotels, mountain lodges, manor farms, old storehouses, friendly guest houses, cabins or tree-top huts.

What to do in Jotunheimen

Hiking, glacier walking, river rafting and summer skiing are actitivites you can participate in whilst visiting Jotunheimen.

Winter at Norefjell

Norefjell, only a 90-minute drive from Oslo, is the high mountain area closest to the Norwegian capital. It also boasts Scandinavia's highest drop.

National Geographic recommends active holidays in Norway

National Geographic Adventure recommends Ålesund and Tromsø for hiking, surfing, skiing and biking. And there is more.

Attractions in Jotunheimen

Visit Lom Stave Church, the Norwegian Mountain Museum in Lom or Gallery Jotunheimen to learn about local traditions and culture.

Kayaking and hiking in Jotunheimen

Lake Gjende is a great starting point for hiking and kayaking in the Jotunheimen Mountain Area.

Winter in Jotunheimen

In Jotunheimen you have the possibilities for cross-country skiing, alpine skiing and experiences in the snow without skis.

Varanger National Tourist Route

Get a taste of the far north in this less traveled corner of Norway. Rich bird life, history and long summer nights lit by the midnight sun all await.

Ryfylke National Tourist Route

In Ryfylke, Fjord Norway, green skerries and cultural landscapes are suddenly replaced by mountains, rockslides, polished cliffs and fjords.

Gaularfjellet National Tourist Route

The road over Gaularfjellet takes travellers past many waterfalls along the mighty Sognefjord, Norway's longest and deepest fjord.

Cycle Rallarvegen from the Mountains to the Sea

Rallarvegen lets you set your own pace through 50 miles of mountainous scenery. No wonder it's Norway's most popular cycle route.

Trollheimen, Home of the Trolls

Trollheimen is as rugged a mountain range as any in Norway, but with green, idyllic valleys interspersed in between the peaks.

Where to stay in Jotunheimen

There are plenty of hotels and cabins in Jotunheimen. Camping is allowed almost everywhere.

Tour suggestions in Jotunheimen

Hike the classic route over the Besseggen Ridge, walk to the top of Galdhøpiggen or drive the scenic roads over Valdresflya and Sognefjellet.

Attractions in the areas of the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen

The spectacular nature, with the Geirangerfjord and the Trollstigen Mountain Road, is the top attraction.

Hiking in the area of the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen

Experience a hiking holiday in the most spectacular scenery of Fjord Norway - in the surroundings of the famous Geirangerfjord.

Fishing in Geilo

Sport fishing is an important part of the Norwegian outdoor activity culture. The activity is suited for everyone.

Shopping in Ringerike

Hønefoss is the largest town in Ringerike, thus making it the natural place to go shopping. It is lively market town with long trading traditions.

Dining in Ringerike

Ringerike is an agricultural area and is famous for the Ringerike Potato and the special Ringerike Peas.

What to do in the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen

Try rafting, go for a hike in the mountains, or enjoy a sightseeing trip on the Geirangerfjord.

What to eat in the Geirangerfjord area and Trollstigen

Try a local speciality; goat's milk caramel from Herdalssetra or strawberry cake from Valldal.

Dining in Fredrikstad

In Fredrikstad you will find a menu that appeals to every palate - the exotic or traditional, the sophisticated or popular.

Shopping in Fredrikstad

Hunt for curiosities in the Old Town or shop at the high street stores in the city centre.

What to do in Fredrikstad

The Hvaler coast is known for fishing, swimming and diving. There is an 18-hole golf course at Onsøy, and you can go bird watching at Øra.

Attractions in Ringerike

Ringerike is a popular recreation area all year round and an eldorado for those who enjoy fishing, especially for trout and whitefish.

What to do in Ringerike

Ringerike is a popular recreation area all year round. It is an eldorado for those who enjoy fishing, especially for trout and whitefish.

What to do in Asker and Bærum

Directly to the west of Oslo you will find Asker and Bærum, where a world of experiences, nature and culture awaits.

Norwegian beaches receive exclusive eco award

Twelve Norwegian beaches have been awarded the prestigious Blue Flag eco-label in 2014.

Attractions in Fredrikstad

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.

Jæren National Tourist Route

Jæren offers open skies, wide horizons and endless ocean. Mile upon mile of sandy beaches and sand dunes, only broken by boulders and salmon rivers.

Hardangervidda National Tourist Route

Drive through Hardangervidda National Park in Eastern Norway and over Northern Europe's largest mountain plateau, where wild reindeer still roam free.

Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route

The road over Aurlandsfjellet is a journey across a barren plateau through a desolate landscape of snow and rocks with the occasional sprig of grass.

Sognefjellet National Tourist Route

High in the Jotunheimen mountains, the Sognefjellet National Tourist Route runs between the Sognefjord and the Gudbrandsdalen Valley.

Rondane National Tourist Route

A peaceful drive on fv. 27 between Sollia Church and Folldal is an excellent alternative to the main routes through Gudbrandsdalen and Østerdalen.

Attractions in Asker and Bærum

Asker and Bærum have a large range of exciting attractions within the areas of art, architecture, history, shopping and much more.

Tour suggestions in Ringerike

Ringerike's landscape is ideal for cycling and hiking. The central location in Eastern Norway makes it perfect for both day trips and overnight stays.

Winter in Ringerike

Several places in Ringerike have good snow conditions during the winter months. If you want to, you can go cross-country skiing all the way to Oslo.

Tour suggestions in Fredrikstad

Fredrikstad has more to offer than a stroll on the ramparts. Enjoy a picnic and a walk along Glommastien or go island hopping in Hvaler.

Hiking in the Jotunheimen National Park

- We are up for some real mountain hiking today, and hopefully we will do some glacier walking as well, says Anders Löwgren from Sweden.

Where to stay in the Geirangerfjord area and Trollstigen

Whether you seek the simple life, or luxury, there is accommodation to meet your needs – in Geiranger, Valldal or another picturesque village.

Kongeparken Family Park

Try a ride with this year's new attraction - a big dipper equivalent to the ones found in the Disney parks in in the USA.

Watch Madcon's New Video and Visit Bremanger

Shot in its entirety in Bremanger in Norway, Madcon's latest music video "All I Do" gets its world premiere right here on Visitnorway.

What to do in Flåm

Go on a journey with the spectacular Flåm Railway and later explore the Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord. Flåm is also perfect for hiking and cycling.

Groceries and food in Geilo

Geilo has many grocery stores with extended opening hours. You will also find delicacies, catering and a bakery.

Attractions in Flåm

The Flåm Railway takes you to a panorama view of the fjords and mountains in the area.

What to do in Sandefjord

Cycle or hike along the coast. Tee off at Sandefjord Golf, or take your family to new heights at Scandinavia's largest outdoor climbing park.

What to do in Numedal

Numedal makes a great backdrop for outdoor family activities. Try rafting down the Numedalslågen River, riding, walking and cycling.

What to do in Sarpsborg

Sarpsborg is surrounded by large areas of woods, situated close to the sea and can offer its visitors a lot of different activities.

What to do in Flå

Explore the beauties of nature from fjord to mountains, from Gulsvik to Høgevarde.

The North Cape - Europe's northern end

Far inside the Arctic Circle, the North Cape offers arctic adventures like dog-sledding in winter and months of never-ending sunlight in the summer.

Oslo's Funky New Landmarks

The downtown waterfront area in Oslo is reborn as a neighborhood blending museums, restaurants and chic urban living.

Tour suggestions in Flåm

The Flåm Railway is a part of one of Norway's most popular round trips; Norway in a nutshell®.

The Nærøyfjord and Aurlandsfjord

These two arms of the Sognefjord are both beautiful and dramatic. The Nærøyfjord is included on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Bird watching at Ekkerøy

Experience spectacular bird life in Northern Norway. Ekkerøy Holiday House offers environmentally friendly accommodation close to nature in Finnmark.

Blaafarveværket

Blaafarveværket comprises a museum, cobalt mines, glassworks and art exhibitions in the municipality of Modum, only one hour by car from Oslo.

Shopping in Geilo

Geilo has more than 40 shops in the town centre. Do you need a new wardrobe, sports equipment, accessoires or something for your home?

Dining and nightlife in Tromsø

Tromsø is known for a lively nightlife with friendly locals and a range of restaurants specialising in the fresh ingredients of the region.

Shopping in Tromsø

Tromsø's lively city center offers great shopping - from locally made specialities to international and Nordic brands.

Lofotr Viking Museum

"Cheers, good people. Eat well for you have traveled long," says the Viking chieftain as he welcomes visitors for a traditional Viking banquet.

Eating out in Geilo

In Geilo, you will find exciting bars, pubs, cafés and exclusive hotel restaurants. Here are some recommended places to eat.

The Flåm Railway

A steep railway taking you past spectacular waterfalls, in and out of snow-capped mountains and ending up by the Aurlandsfjord.

Jo Nesbø's Oslo

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.

Nightlife in Oslo

Oslo's nightlife has something special for most people, whether you prefer beers at the pub, listening to live music or clubbing into the wee hours.

Tour Suggestions in Oslo

Oslo offers a variety of sightseeing tours in different languages by boat, bus, or on foot. Tours are available all year.

Shopping in Oslo

The shopping capital of Norway offers everything from the latest international trends to modern Norwegian designs and local handicrafts.

Shopping in Numedal

When visiting Numedal, pick up some local produce. Here you can buy excellent cured meats, baked goods and fresh farm eggs - and lots more.

Eating in Numedal

Do not miss out on local food during your stay in Numedal. Try the cured meats, the traditional breads and the delicious sweet cakes.

Places to eat in Trysil

In Trysil, you will find a wide range of great places to eat. You can choose from international favorites or meals prepared from local produce.

The Vigelandsparken Sculpture Park

Vigelandsparken is a must-see in Oslo. The famous park is filled with 212 bronze and granite sculptures and locals enjoying outdoor life.

Attractions in Sandefjord

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.

Shopping in Sandefjord

In Sandefjord shopping enthusiasts can look forward to an easy-to-navigate town centre with short walking distances between shops.

Shopping in Sarpsborg

The town square is the starting point for the main shopping street in Sarpsborg. There are also several shopping centres in the area.

Eating in Sarpsborg

Sarpsborg has a range of restaurants and cafés, from traditional Norwegian to Italian and Indian.

Dining in Rondane National Park

All the hotels and lodges, and most of the staffed cabins serve locally inspired food for hikers and skiers – summer and winter.

The North Cape

When standing at the North Cape cliff with the iconic globe monument, only the Svalbard Islands separate you from the North Pole.

Shopping in Geilo

The centre of Geilo is a modern meeting point with a wide selection of stores and service facilities.

Recommended places to eat in Hemsedal

Enjoy a meal with a view at Skarsnuten Hotel, sample top-class cooking at Fossheim Hotel, or discover local specialties at Ulsåkstølen Fjellstugu.

Dining in Ål in Hallingdal

The food culture in Ål is varied and tasteful, and often based on tradition and local raw materials. Hallingkost is available in stores/restaurants.

Shopping in Gol in Hallingdal

In Gol you will find a selection of shops, craftsmen and shopping centres.

Key facts about Gol in Hallingdal

The small town of Gol is located in the middle of the Hallingdal Valley, making Gol a natural center for the surrounding area.

Dining in Halden

In Halden, you will find everything from fast food restaurants and pizzerias, to fine dining restaurants.

Holmenkollen Ski Jump

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.

Oslo Opera House

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.

Recommended places to eat in Narvik

Enjoy a light snack or a full dinner at one of the recommended places.

Hadeland Glassverk (glassworks)

Hadeland Glassverk is situated in Jevnaker, just an hour north of Oslo, in idyllic surroundings at the southern tip of Lake Randsfjorden.

Fløibanen

Take the funicular railway in Bergen to the look-out point on the Fløien mountain.

Shopping in Voss

If you are searching for that special gift or souvenir, you can visit the workshops of local Voss artists for a selection of their unique products

Dining in Voss

Voss has a long food heritage. Vossafår, fenalår and smalahove are all popular local products you should try during your stay.

Food along the way

Petrines Gjestgiveri in Norddal, not far from Geiranger, was voted "The best place to eat along the road in 2006".

What to do in Gol in Hallingdal

Play golf with the mighty Hydnefossen Waterfall in the background, go fishing for trout in a mountain lake or pamper yourself at one of Gol's spas.

What to do in Trysil

Family activities include whitewater rafting, fishing, hiking, golf and biking in summer, and in winter Trysil becomes Norway's largest ski resort.

What to do in Hemsedal

The Hemsila River offers top opportunities for fly-fishing. Hiking, cycling, horse-riding and golfing are other popular activities in Hemsedal.

What to do in Voss

Hiking, mountain biking, sky diving, alpine skiing... From jazz to extreme sports, Voss offers a wide range of activities and festivals year round.

Summer activities in Geilo

Hike from the top of Geilolia, join a riding trip, try river rafting in Numedalslågen or go off-road biking - all this is possible in the Geilo area.

What to do in Sirdal

Sirdal offers a range of activities during the summer and winterseason alike. Rent a canoe or kayak, go fishing for trout or visit a power station.

What to do in Tromsø

Run in the midnight sun or play a round of golf on the world's northernmost course. Hike, paddle or fish in spectacular Arctic scenery.

What to Do in Narvik

The Ofotfjord is the perfect location for fishing. For those who love mountaineering, Narvik is surrounding by fantastic mountains

What to do in Oslo

Oslo's unique location means almost unlimited opportunities for fun. Hike in the forest, swim in the fjord and go to a concert - all on the same day.

What to do in Bjorli and Lesja

With the many mountains and national parks, Lesja is an eldorado for outdoor activities such as riding, fishing, cycling and hunting.

What to do in Nesbyen

The gentle high mountains of Nesbyen offers fishing, hiking, swimming cycling, canoeing and riding.

What to do in Ål in Hallingdal

Ål in Hallingdal has many activities for you to enjoy. Try for example cross-country skiing during winter or hiking and cycling in the summer.

Winter in Ål in Hallingdal

The winter in Ål i Hallingdal offers many popular activities for the whole family: Cross-country, alpine, kiting, tobogganing, jigging and much more.

Attractions in Tromsø

Tromsø’s numerous sights offer history, daring architecture, wildlife, science, culture and impressive vistas.

Winter in Skeikampen

Skeikampen is a family-friendly ski resort located just three hours from Oslo and 35 minutes from Lillehammer.

Lofoten Kajakk

Lofoten Kajakk offers a choice of sea and land-based activities year round, including kayaking, sailing, hiking, cycling, skiing and snowshoeing.

Attractions in Narvik

Discover Narvik's historic attractions and its abundant natural treasures, both of which remain undiscovered to many people.

Top 10 attractions in Oslo

Top attractions in Oslo include Vigelandsparken Sculpture Park, the Opera House, Holmenkollen Ski Jump and the Viking Ship Museum.

Free Things to Do in Oslo

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.

Attractions in Sarpsborg

Visit the Medieval church in Skjeberg, see the powerful Sarpsfossen Waterfall and go for a walk in the English garden at Hafslund Manor.

What to do in Rondane National Park

Hiking in summer and skiing in the winter are favourite actvities. Rafting, horse riding, biking, hunting and fishing are other popular activities.

Attractions in Sirdal

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.

Attractions in Numedal

In Numedal you are surrounded by nature, history and tradition. See stave churches, go hiking on the Hardangervidda or meet wolves at Langedrag.

Restaurants and cafés in Geilo

Geilo offers many food option, in the town center and in the hotels. Try a traditional Norwegian meal or go for international dishes.

Winter in Gol in Hallingdal

Experience winter in Gol. The family-friendly mountain resort offers cross-country, alpine skiing and many other winter activities.

Winter in Tromsø

In winter, expect moderate temperatures, loads of snow, skies lit up by the northern lights and a busy cultural scene in Tromsø.

Restaurants and cafés in Oslo

Oslo is a foodie's paradise, with an ever-increasing variety of restaurants and cafés serving delicious food from every corner of the world.

Attractions in Bjorli and Lesja

Lesja Bygdetun, the ironworks at Lesjaverk and the watermill at Sagelva are among the many attractions you can visit when visiting our beautiful area.

Hiking in Geilo

Recommended hiking areas around Geilo include the Hardangervidda Mountain Plateau and Geilotoppen Mountain.

Tour suggestions in Hemsedal

Hike one of Hemsedal’s top mountain peaks, enjoy the scenery from the comfort of your car, or take a trip on the mighty Sognefjord.

Walking the Aurlandsdalen Valley

The Aurlandsdalen Valley, with its wild and breathtaking nature, is known as Norway's Grand Canyon. I walked the most scenic part of the valley.

Hiking on the Nigardsbreen Glacier

- This must be one of the most easily accessible glaciers in the world, says Jos Henrichs from Holland on our way to the Nigardsbreen Glacier.

Hiking in Nesbyen

The large mountain areas around Nesbyen offer many opportunities for all levels of hiking. Here you can experience both mountains and forests.

Attractions in Hemsedal

Experience Rjukandefossen Waterfall or the Old King’s Road between Bjøberg and Hemsedal.

Attractions in Ål in Hallingdal

Visit Ål in Hallingdal and admire the 850-year old Torpo Stave Church, Ål village museum and the Rolf Nesch Museum in Ål Cultural center.

Attractions in Halden

Fredriksten Fortress in Halden is one of Norway's most visited tourist attractions. You can also experience Northern Europe's highest locks at Brekke.

What to do in Halden

Join a guided tour at Fredriksten Fortress or at Rød Manor. Halden also offers nice areas for hiking, fishing and golf.

River expedition and salmon fishing

Norway host David Spinx travels to Ryfylke in Fjord Norway to go on an expedition on the Suldalslågen River. And he gets to try salmon fishing.

Hiking to the top of Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock)

Hike from the Preikestolen Mountain Lodge to the top of Pulpit Rock, 600 meters above the Lysefjord, with Norway host David Spinx.

Snowmobile trip and king crab safari

Join Norway host David Spinx on a snowmobile ride and a king crab safari in Finnmark, Northern Norway. Floating in the Barents Sea is also included.

Winter in Sirdal

Sirdal is a popular ski resort 1.5 hours drive east of Stavanger. Here you will find five ski fields and 220 kilometers of cross-country tracks.

Attractions in Nesbyen

Visit one of Norway's oldest open air museums and get close to wolves and other animals at E.K.T. Langedrag Nature Park.

Hiking in Gol in Hallingdal

Tour suggestions include Veslefjell Mountain and two round trips on the Gol mountain plateau. Trails are signposted.

Attractions in Geilo

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.

Attractions in Voss

Stalheimskleiva Mountain Road, Tvindefossen Waterfall and the panoramic view from Hanguren are popular attractions among visitors to Voss.

Hardangervidda Mountain Guiding

Bring your walking boots and join a guided hike on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau between Oslo and Bergen.

Valdresflye National Tourist Route

The road across Valdresflye provides endless vistas of rolling hills and steep mountains, including an excellent view of Jotunheimen National Park.

The Atlantic Road

Sharp turns and wild nature have put the Atlantic Road at the top of the British newspaper The Guardian's list of the world's best road trips.

Andøya National Tourist Route

Enjoy a scenic drive on Vesterålen in Northern Norway. This coastal road on Andøya Island is characterised by the open sea and long, white beaches.

Havøysund National Tourist Route

The road to Havøysund follows the ocean’s edge in wild and barren terrain towards the far north of Norway and its enticing Arctic light.

Hiking to Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock)

Take the hike to Preikestolen, also known as "The Pulpit Rock", and admire the view from a rocky outcropping towering 1,981 feet above the Lysefjord.

Hiking in Ål in Hallingdal

Ål has more than 50 well marked hikes with detailed descriptions and maps. Most of them pass through mountainous terrain, but are easily accessible.

Geilo piste map

Geilo has a great selection of pistes on both sides of the valley.

Cross country skiing in Geilo

Cross country skiing in Norway is free of charge, and Geilo has more than 550 kilometeres of tracks waiting for you. Come and try the national sport.

Winter at Hafjell

Hafjell is a large and complete alpine ski center with a varied selection of runs. The center is located 10 miles from Lillehammer.

Winter in Nesbyen

Nesbyen is a complete winter sport destination with an alpine ski center, miles of cross-country tracks and good possibilities for snowkiting.

Winter in Trysil

Family-friendly Trysil is one of the largest and most varied ski destinations in Norway, with a great many slopes and ski lifts.

Winter at Beitostølen

Beitostølen is a small mountain village offering lifts and slopes for alpine skiing and snowboarding, and trails for cross-country skiing.

Winter in Narvik

Winters can be cold and harsh, but they also offer the chance to catch a glimpse of the northern lights and to join action packed outdoor adventures.

Winter in Numedal

The mountains and valleys around Numedal are usually covered in fresh snow from December to Easter.

Winter in Røldal

You are almost certain to find snow in the winter in Røldal, and here you will find some of Norway's best off-piste skiing in steep and rocky terrain.

Thor Heyerdahl, a modern-day explorer

Thor Heyerdahl sailed a log raft 5000 miles over open ocean to prove a point. See the extensive exhibition on his life, work and many adventures.

Tour suggestions in Tromsø

The stunning scenery around Tromsø is easy to discover by car. There is something new around every corner. Pick up a map at the tourist information.

The Vega Islands

Just south of the Arctic Circle you will find the Vega archipelago, a cluster of dozens of UNESCO-protected islands.

The Ekebergparken Sculpture Park

Ekebergparken in Oslo can offer 63 acres of installations by international artists, as well as museums, restaurants and a panoramic view of the city.

Oscarsborg Fortress

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.

Whale Safari

Whales. These giants of the ocean visit the Norwegian coast every year, showing off for tourists and locals alike - an unforgettable experience.

Blue ice trip on the Folgefonna Glacier

- The amazing views over the mountains and the Hardangerfjord are what I most love about my job, smiles experienced glacier guide Åsmund Bakke.

Michelin-starred Restaurants in Norway

The Michelin Guide 2014 includes a total of five stars divided among four Norwegian restaurants, all situated in the capital city of Oslo.

Sailing a Viking Ship on the Vefsnfjord

Go to sea in a Viking longship to experience medieval boat building technology in action.

Vikings come to life at Lofoten

Learn about the ways of the Vikings and see how David Spinx's life takes a dramatic turn at the chieftain's longhouse at Borg in the Lofoten Islands.

See Oslo, ski Oslo

Skiing enthusiasts don't have to head to the mountains for a wintry holiday.

Winter at Kvitfjell

Kvitfjell is a modern top quality ski resort that was built for the Lillehammer Winter Olympics in 1994.

The Saltstraumen maelstrom

Saltstraumen is the world’s most powerful maelstrom and is situated outside of Bodø in Arctic Norway. Join an eagle safari or go sea rafting.

Tour suggestions in Bjorli and Lesja

Bjorli and Lesja are good starting points for many fascinating trips in the area.

Winter at Bjorli and Lesja

Bjorli is known for large snow amounts from early October to late April.

Winter in Geilo

Geilo offers a selection of family-friendly slopes, some of which are floodlit at night. Hundreds of kilometres of cross-country trails await.

Winter in Voss

One ski destination, two ski centers, and a long skiing tradition - Voss, the winter capital in Fjord Norway, offers much skiing fun.

Dog Sledding in Finnmark

Travel to the Pasvikdalen Valley near the Russian border to meet 50 Alaskan huskies, and try dog sledging with Norway host David Spinx.

Winter in Hemsedal

Hemsedal is one of the top ski resorts in Northern Europe. Snow conditions are stable, and the resort boasts plenty of ski lifts and slopes.

Where to eat in Grenland

Grenland offers a wide range of restaurants serving everything from international food to traditional Norwegian farmhouse cooking.

Where to eat in Sandefjord

Sandefjord offers a wide variety of cuisines for memorable meals to reasonable prices. Among the several renowed chefs is Winner of Bocuse d'Or 2009.

Tour suggestions in Sarpsborg

The areas around Sarpsborg are good for different walking bicycling and car tours.

Tour suggestions in Rondane National Park

The Rondane region offers a great variety of tours. Summit tours on majestic mountains or easy walks in valleys with a rich wildlife.

Tour suggestions in Gol in Hallingdal

Round trips over mountains and along fjords – Gol is a great starting point for getting to know Norway.

Tour suggestions in Sirdal

Sirdal is the perfect base for your holiday. Within one day, you can explore the Lysefjord, the mountains of Kjerag or the Suleskarvegen Road.

Riding a fjord horse in Fjord Norway

Travel to Tjøstheim Farm in Ryfylke and go horseback riding in fjords and mountains with Norway host David Spinx. Riding a fjord horse is easy.

Bryggen - the Hanseatic wharf in Bergen

This UNESCO protected old merchant quarter of Bergen is the only preserved business district from the Hanseatic period.

Walking along the Nærøyfjord

- This UNESCO-protected fjord is one of the most picturesque in the world, says our fjord expert Øyvind Heen. Follow his walk on the Royal Post Road.

Bicycling along the Sognefjord

- We came here to visit the UNESCO protected stave church at Urnes, and we combine it with biking along the fjord, says Lien Vermassen from Belgium.

Rafting down the Jostedalselva River

- We are on a reunion trip to Norway to experience the fjords and mountains. I have never tried river rafting before, says Maha Bouzeid from Sweden.

White water rafting in the Sjoa River

- Seldom have I had such fun, and even though the adrenaline was pumping in my veins, I had the odd feeling of being safe.

Freshwater fishing in Trysil

Try fly fishing in the rivers or test your luck for trout or pike. Trysilelva River is especially good for grayling.

Free game: Holmenkollen Ski Jump

Try jumping in the new Holmenkollen Ski Jump with our new and fun game. Compete with your friends and millions of others worldwide.

Climbing the Via Ferrata in Tyssedal

If you know the feeling of being scared of heights, you will probably be pretty frightened of the thought of climbing the Via Ferrata in Tyssedal.

Musk ox safaris in Norway

Dovrefjell National Park is the only place in Norway, and one of the few places on earth, where you can see the mighty musk oxen.

Vøringsfossen waterfall

Vøringsfossen in Måbødalen is Norway's most famous waterfall, and has a fall of 182 meters, of which 145 meters is a direct drop.

Hiking in the Romsdalseggen Ridge

The hike might look a bit scary, but there are three routes to the top, of varying difficulty, all revealing the same breathtaking views.

Hunderfossen Winter Park

Europe's first ever winter park is a unique fairy-tale world of ice and snow.

The Arctic Circle Centre

The Arctic Circle Centre is situated 80 kilometres north of Mo i Rana and 70 kilometres south of Fauske.

Hunting for the northern lights with the Sami

Follow David Spinx on his journey in Finnmark, where he meets the Sami, gets to taste reindeer meat and goes hunting for the northern lights.

The Struve Arc

The Struve Arc is an UNESCO protected chain of survey triangulations stretching from Hammerfest in Northern Norway to the Black Sea.

Round trip in Western Finnmark

Experience the North Cape and Karasjok on this round trip in Western Finnmark.

Fishing in the Hammerfest area

At Sørøya, Seiland and Kokelv you will find good places to catch the big one and at Skaidi you can fish in a good salmon river.

Rock carvings Alta

The UNESCO-protected rock carvings in Alta, Finnmark, bear witness to human activity in Northern Norway already in the prehistoric period.

Attractions in and around Flå

Get close to bears at Vassfaret Bear Park, and see art at Blaafarveværket.

Tour suggestions in Flå

Flå is situated beside the main road rv. 7, making it easy to explore the area

Akershus Fortress

Akershus Fortress in Oslo is one of the oldest and finest cultural heritage sites in Norway.

Tour suggestions from Numedal

Numedal is perfect as a base – from here you are within easy reach of many interesting and beautiful destinations.

Urnes Stave Church

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.

The Surna River

With its dramatic scenery, relatively mild climate and plentiful salmon, Surna became a magnet for aristocratic English anglers in the 1870s.

Hardangervidda Mountain Guiding

Bring your walking boots and join a guided hike on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau between Oslo and Bergen.

Kayaking on the Eidfjord

- I’m so excited. I’ve no idea how to do it, but I’m sure it’s going to be fun to paddle on the fjord, smiles Elizabeth Peace from the US.

The Suldal River

The Suldal River runs for 22 kilometres from Lake Suldalsvatnet through a fertile valley with grazing sheep and cows until it reaches the sea at Sand.

The Flåm River

The Flåm River runs through one of the most scenic regions of Western Norway, in an area with dramatic mountains, waterfalls and steep valleys.

Tour suggestions in Voss

Located close to Bergen between the Hardangerfjord and the Sognefjord, Voss makes an excellent base for exploring Fjord Norway.

Tour suggestions in Geilo

Here are some suggestions for excursions in and around Geilo. Drive your own car, use a bicycle or go for a journey with the Bergen or Flåm Railways.

Dog sledding in Alta

- The dogs are very social and happy. They love it when guests arrive and it is time for running, says Eirik Nilsen at Holmen Hundesententer.

King crab safari

Stop by the heavily guarded Russian border on your way to a king crab safari. And be sure to put on a dry suit and try floating in the Barents Sea.

Snowmobile trip in Alta

- Everyone with a drivers license can do this. It is much easier than driving a car, says our guide at Alta Friluftspark Resort.
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