By all means, enjoy Norway to the fullest, but be careful while you do so. After all, we'd like you to come back and see us again, and enjoy the rest of what we have to offer.
There is much to enjoy among the peaks, valleys and plateaus, but the beauty and serenity can quickly turn dangerous. Make sure your training, your knowledge of the area, and your equipment, are all equally well suited for the trip.
To an extent, all Norwegians have salt water in their veins, and learn at an early age how to behave in boats and along the shore. Thus it happens that we forget that the same is not always the case for our visitors, who might need some tips in order to stay safe - not to mention dry.
Whether you’re on two wheels or four - or sixteen, for that matter - you want to keep them all firmly on the road where they are supposed to be. Whatever your vehicle, here are some tips to keep you on the straight and narrow.
Norway is an incredible place to explore, with untamed mythical landscapes, mountains, valleys and fjords. Before you enter the outdoors, get familiar with the nine simple rules of the Norwegian mountain code to help you stay safe.
Planning your trip well helps you get what you want and find the experiences you wish for, without risking your hard-earned days off. And if you don't know what you want, we're happy to help you find some ideas.
According to ancient legend, the name Norway comes from the old norse word Norðrvegr, which means “the way north”, a name given to this long and craggy coast because it was largely ice-free in the wintertime.