Royal Palace, Oslo
Discover the beauty of Scandinavia as you browse our collection of some of the best places to visit in Norway.
With picture-perfect landscapes that include magnificent mountains, glaciers and fjords, Norway is not to be missed on any trip to Northern Europe.
Norway’s beauty can be explored by car, boat, bike or on foot, as visitors hike their way through the breathtaking countryside, immersing themselves in the rich culture and history of Norway’s colourful past.
Oslo, the capital of Norway, is a lush, vibrant city dotted with parklands and surrounded by forests on the shore of the Oslofjord. A bustling dining and nightlife precinct, Oslo is also home to a number of museums and cultural sites dating back to the Viking Age.
Trondheim, the country’s former capital during the Viking Age, is a picturesque town steeped in history, while Stavanger in Norway’s south west is known for its sandy beaches, a popular summer holiday destination for many Norwegians.
The Lofoten Islands in Norway’s north are comprised of dozens of tiny fishing villages nestled amongst the Fjords, and are considered one of the best places to visit in Norway.
Jotunheimen National Park is home to Norway’s most impressive mountain ranges and boasts it’s 29 highest peaks. Norway’s largest waterfall at 275m high, Vettisfossen, is also located in the national park.
In the remote far north of the country between mainland Norway and the North Pole lies Svalbard, a rugged archipelago home to an array of wildlife including polar bears, reindeer, arctic foxes, whales and walruses. Svalbard is recognised as the northernmost permanently inhabited settlement in the world, with a population of approximately 3,000.
In parts of the country to the north, tourists flock to witness the spectacular Northern Lights during winter, whilst in summer, the presence of the “midnight sun” produces non-stop sunlight, 24 hours per day.
There are so many beautiful and awe-inspiring places to visit in Norway that we highly-recommend adding this amazing Scandinavian gem to your travel bucket list.