Children come first in Norway. Line Konstali, editor of a website with activities for children, shares her preferred fun-to-dos.
This multi-store building is wide open for children to explore, experience and interact with fun and educational installations. The goal of the numerous attractions is to tease and develop curiosity in fields like natural sciences, mathematics and technology.
Explore one of Northern Europe’s major saline aquariums and learn more about life below the sea level. The aquarium is built into the mighty coastal scenery at Tuseneset west of Ålesund. The exhibitions in open air tanks shows life in the North Sea along the Norwegian coast and in the deep Norwegian fjords.
Get to know Saint Olav II (approximately 993–1030) and the dramatic, deadly events at Stiklestad in 1030, located in Verdal. This lively museum is a comprehensive area including 30 historic buildings, a medieval outdoor theatre and exhibitions.
The Norwegian painter Edvard Munch (1863–1944) ranks among the world’s most recognised artists. Munch found inspiration for most of his famous paintings in this beautiful house in the charming city of Åsgaardstrand. A guided tour tells about his highly colourful life. The visit may be combined with various seasonal activities, like a bath at the nearby beach.
You’ve seen the fjords, the northern lights and tasted all kinds of exotic Norwegian food. Now it’s the children’s turn ...
Ride some of Scandinavia’s most spectacular roller coasters, or bring your bathing suit to a superslide. Here are some of Norway’s top amusement parks and aquariums.
Family trip motivator and author Anders Baumberger is urging all families: come and explore Norway’s endless possibilities for various outdoor activities. Start with his eight top tips especially suited for children.
The Royle family from Glasgow in Scotland is a happy gang consisting of parents Jacob and Lis, and children Ida (4) and Alva (2, not present here). He is an oceanographer and she works as a windpark developer. These outdoor enthusiasts go to Norway as often as they can.
“You will find a large amount of family-oriented camping sites in Norway”, says the expert who works with the classification of camping grounds.
As most coastal areas are free and open to the public, Norwegians have a short, but intense love affair with the seaside during summer. A myriad of beaches are located in the south, while some very unique ones can be found in the west and north.
To ease your navigation through an abundance of places and offers, we have gathered all our top lists and expert tips in one place.