Travel

Norway in your pocket. 
Photo: Innovation Norway.

A new tourist information brochure published by Innovation Norway offers an excellent overview of Norwegian travel destinations as well as useful travel facts. Read more

Photo: Andreas Slettevold.

Scandinavian Tourist Board’s touring workshop visited Guangzhou, giving Cantonese travel agents a great opportunity to connect with major players in the Norwegian tourism sector. Read more

Northern lights, Tromsø. 
Photo: Bjørn Jørgensen.

Tromsø, also known as the capital of the Arctic is surrounded by picturesque islands, fantastic fjords and dramatic mountain peaks. The city is packed with culture and history and is considered by many as one of the world’s best winter travel destinations. Read more

Photo: Andreas Slettevold.

Prominent guests attended the informative session on spectacular features of the high north. Read more

Bicycle trip in Oslo. 
Photo: Nancy Bundt - Visitnorway.com.

Cycle on a remote island in the midnight sun, try a path beneath a mountain plunging into a fjord, or get your adrenalin pumping going downhill. Gentle family rides or challenging routes for dedicated cyclists – Norway presents numerous options for all levels. Read more

Hiking at The Jostedals glacier. 
Photo: Anders Gjengedal - Visitnorway.com.

Activity seeking and nature lovers alike will find numerous opportunities to enjoy a holiday full of outdoor adventures in Norway. Read more

Hamnøy in Lufoten, Norway. 
Photo: Frithjof Fure - Visitnorway.com.

Lofoten is known for excellent fishing and nature attractions, small villages off the beaten track and whale safaris. Read more

Charming and picturesque wooden houses along the banks of the river Nidelven. 
Photo: Sven-Erik Knoff.

Central Norway is known as Trøndelag, an area of history and heritage, salmon rivers and friendly people. Read more

Midnight sun exposure at Uttakleiv in the Lofoten Islands, Norway. 
Photo: Istockphoto.com / Visitnorway.com.

During the summer the sun never sets north of the Arctic Circle in Northern Norway. A couple of months with 24 hours of daylight give the flora and fauna along the coast an energy boost. This is likely to rub off on visitors as well, so why not use the extra energy to experience some of the many midnight sun activities available throughout Northern Norway? Read more

The Opera House in Oslo, Norway. 
Photo: Bjørn Eirik Østbakken/www.visitnorway.com.

Between the Oslofjord and the forests lies the Norwegian capital. Oslo has a special combination of city life and easy access to the great outdoors. Read more

Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life AS/visitnorway.com.

"The best unspoiled travel destinations in the world.” - National Geographic Magazine about the fjords in Western Norway Read more

Photo: F. Ugarte / Hvalsafari Andenes.

Whale watchers from near and far have flooded Vesterålen in Nordland County, Norway throughout January 2013. Locals as well as tourists flock to the area because of a large shoal of sperm whales, humpback whales, and orcas that are currently bustling about in close proximity to inhabited areas. Read more