Norway

Norway

Norway, our neighbour to the west. Known for its mountains, fjords and skiers. Here you can among other things go fishing, hiking and skiing, both cross country and performed.

Norway has a population of just over 5 million, the capital, Oslo has a population of around a million.
Sightseeing

Oslo

There is much to experience, one can see two of the world’s best preserved Viking ship, going to the Opera in Bjørvika, eat at Michelin restaurants. See Edward Munch scream at the National Museum. If you want to experience the stunning views you can go to the Holmenkollen Ski Jump, there is also a ski museum.

Tromsø

Sometimes referred to as the Paris of the North, it is the largest city north of the Arctic Circle, and this is the most northerly cathedral. A great destination for those interested in fishing, thanks to the good fishing waters in the sea, and among the lakes and rivers around.

Mountains

Bergen is a charming little town with a great mix of nature, culture and city life. The old port of Bryggen has played an important role in the city’s history and is today on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. It also Bryggens museum showcasing local finds. Another museum in the city is Thetamuseet, where it’s about a Norwegian resistance movement during World War II. Are you more interested in art, there are several art museums.

If you want to enjoy a fantastic view, you can take the funicular up to the top of Fløien. Bergen is also an excellent starting point for tours through the Norwegian Fjords.

Other popular destinations are Kirkenes where you can try out dog sledding or experience the northern lights, Longyearbyen on Svalbard, Trondheim, Ålesund, Lillehammer, Bodø and Stavanger.

 

Bild:  Walk above the fjord av Tobias Van Der Elst under CC BY-SA 2.0