To make it easier for you to navigate through an abundance of places and offers, we have gathered all our top lists in one place. Here you can find tips from experts on everything from places to go and things to do, to where to eat and what to see.
Norway is a much larger country than most people realise. We know that you want to see it all, but it helps if you know where you want to go in advance. These top lists will show you both popular and off-beat destinations, and give you pointers on what you shouldn’t miss and where you can find it.
Take your time and enjoy the scenery, the culture and the food along the way, and remember – the beauty of travel is when you forget the destination and the journey becomes the destination itself.
With nature like this, why stay indoors? Do like the locals and spend your days outside, but always bring a sweater – and maybe a raincoat, too. As we Norwegians say: There is no bad weather, only inappropriate clothing.
Exploring and embracing the nature is the best way to experience Norway, and here you’ll find some tips from experts on easy hikes and cycling on roads, in the mountain and through raw nature.
From envying other nations to celebrating what is uniquely Norwegian in modern and untraditional ways: The change in attitude towards Norway’s food traditions has been formidable.
The last few years several Norwegian restaurants have earned stars in the Michelin guide, and a culinary revolution has taken place. Take a look at what the experts recommend.
You’ve seen the fjords, the mountains, and the midnight sun, and you’ve tasted all kinds of exotic Norwegian food. Now it’s the children’s turn.
But doing things with children doesn’t mean that you have to do everything on their premises. Read up on what you can do with children that doesn’t suck for adults.
You probably know about the Norwegian stave churches and troll figurines, but a new wave of ultra-modern design and architecture has swept the country.
The top lists below will give you some ideas on things to see and experience, and tip you on some unusual souvenirs to bring back home.
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.
Marianne Lien and Lasse Altern Halvorsen receive numerous tourists in their Norwegian design-only Oslo shop “Pur Norsk”. Here the couple reveals the objects visitors often go for.
“Mr. Architecture”, Hans Petter Smeby, is the brain behind Norway’s streetwise architecture and design magazine Nytt rom . Here are his arche-achitectural tips.
Sleeping in Norway doesn’t necessarily have to happen in a fancy, but boring hotel. You can find unusual accommodation options all over the country, whether it is a historic hotel or a lighthouse.
And if you are the outdoorsy type, there are plenty of camping sites just waiting for you to check in.
Norway is large. Far larger than most people realise. We recommend focusing on one region at a time, and coming back to see the rest later. If you only plan one trip to Norway, take your time as you travel; make the journey itself your destination.
If you're hungry for food or hungry for action, we can help you to find what you need. Whether you want natural highs or artistic depths, climbing up or skiing down, walking slow or running fast, there's a good chance you'll find what you're after.
You are in Norway, therefore no reason to stay indoors. Here are some fun things to do, whether you're visiting the coast, the mountains or somewhere in between.
Oslo is a large, Scandinavian culture hub, with countless festivals, concerts and museums. But remote villages have much to offer as well. See what’s happening where you are going.