the second most sparsely populated country in Europe, which means there
is space for a great deal of beautiful and contrasting nature
At the same time, there are various exiting cities that are spread
over the country, meaning that it is easy to experience both city life
and countryside. There is luckily a large and varied range of
hotels , which lend themselves to the purpose of your visit to
Areas in Norway
The Capital Oslo offers
a rich culture - festivals such as Norwegian Wood, as well as
the famous National Gallery and Munchmuseet. Here you can also enjoy the
sun along Aker Brygge, and the views from Holmenkollbakken.
The majority of those travelling in Norway pass through Oslo,
and it is definitely recommended to visit the stately capital in
beautiful surroundings. Just 20 minutes from the centre, next to
Holmenkollen, is a fantastic manor house building in classic Norwegian
Hotel. See our Oslo guide
more hotel tips.
and Sørlandet in southern Norway are very popular during the
summer, and easily accessible from Oslo. There are many
opportunities for an active holiday – for example fishing, water sports
- and there are also many family attractions!
On the west coast of southern Norway is the lovely
Stavanger, a historical and beautiful city, rich with
cultural offerings, and with options for outdoors activities for big and
If you want to stay in naturally beautiful surroundings, close
to the city, we recommend staying at Byrkjedalstunet.
Located centrally and with lots of charm, we recommend Myhregaarden
Hotel. See our Stavanger
guide for more hotel tips.
To the west is Bergen and
the seven mountians. In this part of the country the nature is
full of impressive fjords, mountains and glaciers . Many call
this nature 'the real Norway'.
In central Norway is the beautiful, hip and lively
university town Trondheim,
which is the last big town before you hit the polar circle and the
endless summer nights.
Bodo or Tromso is
a popular starting point for discovery holidays in Norway, where the
nature is a story in itself, in part due to the
What is it like in Norway?
In Norway one can experience everything from city life in manageable
sizes, to charming fishing villages in the middle of what looks like
unique nature offers white beaches, snow covered
mountains, infinite wastelands and inlets that jut into the rocky
The towns in Norway are defined by a
rich cultural life, and the cuisine relies heavily on
fish, one can expect to try for example, locally caught salmon.
If you are travelling as a family it will not be a problem finding
interesting things to do for those of all ages. Many hotels are
well equipped for families with young children, and we
are happy to help in finding these child-friendly hotels.