The history and traditions of a country often reveal a great deal of fun facts about the people and their customs. Norway is no exception.
The Vikings have earned their place in history as a seafaring warrior culture with a fine eye for design and a good ear for storytelling.
Founded by a Viking King. Fought over in our most famous battle. Accepted as the seat of religion. In Trøndelag, there is history in every inch of the soil.
“If you take Trøndelag out of history books, only the covers will be left,” a man once said. If you are interested in history, you have a lot to look forward to in Trøndelag.
As surely as the grey goose travels north every year, the cod swims along the Namdal coast to spawn. In the same way, fishermen from Trøndelag throughout history have sought the mysterious and now abandoned paradise of Sør-Gjæslingan.
Arne Carlsen is the last man standing in the depths of the historical Olav’s Mine in the UNESCO World Heritage town of Røros.
Start planning your historical round trip. These hints from insider Ragnhild Martine Bø will lead you to high quality historical museums all over Norway.
Open the museum doors to these historical museums and get a blast of fresh air instead of the usual dust. Our expert sends you back in time to inhale the smells, sounds and styles of earlier times.
There is no need to wait until you´re here to find out what you´d like to do.
Equality, freedom… and waffles. The foods, traditions and way of life here on the outskirts of Europe may sometimes seem peculiar. Hopefully you can learn a thing or two by reading here.
In honour of the 150th anniversary of Henrik Ibsen’s Peer Gynt , four up-and-coming artists have made new versions of the compositions Edvard Grieg once wrote for the play.