If you take a trip to Norway to admire the wonders of Mother Nature you will certainly not be disappointed. This country offers a wide range of places and landscapes among the most beautiful in the world. Here the nature she acts as queen and people live in harmony with her, having learned to know and respect her. Discover the best places to see in Norway.
You pass abruptly from landscape composed of forests, rolling hills and green grasslands, to high rocky mountains, erected on the emerald waters of the fjords. Domesticated and wild at the same time, Norway offers lovers of great outdoors an inexhaustible variety of places and places to visit.
Norway offers visitors an incredible mix of cultural and natural wonders. From the cosmopolitan Oslo, the nation's capital, with its endless snow-capped peaks and deep fjords. There is no end to the choices for travelers in the land of the midnight sun and the Northern Lights.
Getting around the country is easy and easy high-level transport systems of the country offer comfortable and fast movements. Among the best choices to reach the various destinations and destinations, we certainly recommend the train, the ferries and the fantastic coastal steamers.
What to see in Norway
Here are some tips on places, cities and fjords to see on a holiday to Norway, based on the length of the trip.
2-3 day trip
For trips of 2 days in Norway it is advisable to visit only Oslo, the Norwegian capital. In our opinion, three days is the shortest period to devote to a trip of several stages. With a trip of 3 days, if organized well, you can see in addition to the Norwegian capital, also the fjords and if you are lucky even the Northern Lights.
4-5 day trip
A 4 or 5 day trip to Norway allows you to visit various places and destinations, in addition to the capital Oslo. The important thing is to plan your trips in advance.
Oslo it is not a capital like any other. The city and its inhabitants can be said to be unaware of the stress, pollution or dirt on the streets. The city has many green spaces where locals and tourists picnic during the summer, like Vigeland Park, a flowery park where more than 200 works by the Norwegian artist Gustav Vigeland are exhibited.
Another very interesting park is the one that surrounds the Royal Palace, meeting place for sportsmen and athletes of the city.
But Oslo is also culture, art and history. Taking the ferry to the Bygdoy peninsula it is nice and interesting to visit the Norwegian folk art museum and the Viking ship museum.
Navigating towards Bygdoy, on the left you will see the splendid Akershus fortress overlooking the harbor, but also a decent view of the Oslo fjord. Finally, don't miss a visit to the Opera House of Oslo, a beautiful building of architectural interest, where important musical performances take place.
One of the most interesting attractions and activities to do is one 2 or 3 hour cruise in the fjords near Oslo. Without traveling much, you can have one of the most beautiful experiences in Norway. The cost is variable and depends on the duration and the services included.
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Located above the lago Mjøsa, at the southern end of the Gudbrandsdal valley, Lillehammer is one of the best known tourist destinations in Norway, at any time of the year. In the summer the interest is concentrated on attractions such as Malhaugen Park, an open-air “museum” made up of more than 100 historic buildings.
But it's when autumn comes and the snow begins to fall that Lillehammer reaches its peak of beauty. Home of the 1994 Winter Olympics, the list of the winter activities that you can do in the city is truly endless: skating, curling, sleigh rides, 300 miles of Nordic ski slopes, as well as various alpine skiing centers.
This tourist destination is a good destination to see the magical ones in winter aurora borealis, being located at more than 400 meters of altitude and 61 ° of latitude. It is advisable to have suitably warm clothing, temperatures can be several degrees below 0.
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The city of Bergen, located on the west coast, is one of the most interesting places to see in the whole of Norway. The historic Bryggen district, located on the city's waterfront, has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Very pleasant it is enjoy the atmosphere of the city with traditional wooden architecture and relax in one of the many cafes in the area near the fish market. One of the main attractions is to take the funicolare to take a ride on one of the peaks of the seven mountains that surround the former port of Bergen.
Not to be missed, near the city, also the panoramic view of the fjord of Sognefjord, the longest in the country, and in the beautiful and spectacular region of Hardangerfjord, which offers the best of Norwegian nature.Discover all the tours available to visit Bergen
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A Pulpit is the Pulpit rock, a 600 meter high cliff that ends sheer in the blue waters of the fjord of Lysefjord. It is one of the most popular and interesting excursions to take in Norway.
Getting to Pulpit Rock isn't easy, the landscape changes as you climb, but when you get to the top the view is breathtaking. It is not recommended to make the excursion in winter, when the path is steep and icy.
You can reach this wonderful place even with one of the mini-cruises departing from the port Stavanger and cross the entire Lysefjord fjord. THE Ferries they stop below the Preikestolen and go all the way into the fjord, reaching the village of Lysebotn.Discover all the tours available to visit Preikestolen