“Our fjords have numerous natural attractions that are well-suited for the whole family”, says Julie Strandheim at Fjord Norway, the Bergen-based official tourist board of Western Norway.
Here are a few ideas from Julie, intended as a starting point for a nature-based holiday that will keep even the youngest family members entertained.
Family-friendly glacier hiking is offered at the Folgefonna glacier. Walking on ice when it is summer in the rest of Norway is one of the most memorable activities one can do with the whole gang. Read more about glaciers.
Enter the world of trolls and goblins. On a guided tour for the whole family, Norway’s cherished fairy tale creatures almost come alive.
Navigating down a river in a narrow vessel can look scary when observed from a distance. But in the hands of experienced instructors, it doesn’t take long for both adults and children to master the necessary skills of rafting.
Julie Strandheim works for Fjord Norway, the official tourist board of Western Norway