Discover exciting new experiences in 2024
1. Bodø – The European capital of culture 2024
The European Capital of Culture is cooler than ever! Get ready for more than 1000 performances, concerts, art exhibitions, and exciting Sami culture, all combined with stunning Arctic nature in Bodø and the surrounding regions in Northern Norway this year.
2. Wood you like to stay here?
While in Bodø, you should also check out the spectacular, new Wood Hotel, located on the Rønvikfjellet mountain, just 15 minutes from the city center. All the 177 rooms will have spectacular 360-degree views over Bodø and the Vestfjord, with first-class access to the midnight sun in summer and the northern lights in winter time.
Opens May 31, 2024
3. Kunstsilo in Kristiansand
Say hello to the Kunstsilo, an abandoned grain silo in Kristiansand in Southern Norway, transformed into one of Northern Europe’s most innovative art institutions, with a great top floor restaurant. It will also house the Tangen Collection, the world's largest art work collection of Nordic modernism.
Opens spring 2024.
4. Bocuse d’Or Europe 2024
Watch the best chefs from 20 European countries compete in the art of cooking in Trondheim, the European capital of Gastronomy in 2023 and Norway's must-go destination for foodies. Bocuse d'Or 2024 will also showcase world-class Norwegian ingredients from all over the country.
Did you know that Norway is already the nation with the most medals in Bocuse d'Or?
5. News for skiers
Wind shields and heated seats. Yes, please!
Hafjell ski resort's new full comfort 6-seat chairlift, Vidsynexpressen, is truly a sight to see!
Skistar Hemsedal has also got a new Lodge Express 6-chair lift, in addition to a new button lift for the SkiStar Snow Park. They are also introducing functional skiing, skiing lessons for people with mobility challenges. You can hire necessary equipment, like biskis and sitskis.
6. Celebrating Oslo(ve)
In 2024 it's 400 years since the eastern, medieval city of Oslo burned down. King Christian IV decided to rebuild the new city west of Bjørvika, by the Akershus Fortress, and named it Christiania.
In 2024, it is also 100 years since Oslo got it's old name back, and this will be also be part of the celebratio, which will go on throughout the year.
By the way, did you know that Oslo also just got a beautiful, official Sami name? Oslove!
7. Reopening of the Nobel Peace Center
The Nobel Peace Center is a one-of-a-kind museum with inspiring stories of the Nobel Peace Prize and people's efforts to create a better world.
The museum has been closed due to necessary reconstruction since January, but is now open to the public!
Reopened December 2, 2023.
8. Revamped ski museum
Welcome to the revamped Holmenkollen ski museum in Oslo, the world's largest museum about the history of skiing, polar heroes and snow. You can also experience Oslo's best views from the top of the ski jumping hill Holmenkollbakken and enjoy the thrill of jumping in the ski simulator!
Opens in winter 2024.
More exciting news:
Kongsberg is celebrating 400 years with events and activities throughout the year.
Ambassaden: The former American embassy in Oslo has been transformed into a social and cultural meeting place, Ambassaden, featuring a wine bar, restaurant, rooftop terrace, and conference centre. Open
9. New unique accomodation
Get really close to nature! Vidsyn Midjås are two enchanting, modern glass cabins on a mountain farm in Dalen, Telemark. Enjoy a comfortable stay with stunning views, comfy beds and a fire pit for cozy conversations under the starry sky.
10. Powered by nature
Wow! Check out the two brand new solar powered tower cabins at Manshausen in Leinesfjord, Northern Norway. They are named after the two great Norwegian polar explorers, Roald Amundsen and Fridthjof Nansen!
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