Updated July 2019
Touch down in a land of invigorating wonders. Famous for its glistening fjords and majestic mountain terrain, Norway’s natural scenery will set you aloft on cloud nine. Thrill-seekers can climb clifftops for out-of-this-world views, city breakers can get cultural in Oslo, and snow fanatics can hit powder in the ski resorts – find your flow in Scandinavia.
Visit the Vikings
Start your adventure in the waterfront capital of Oslo and discover its warrior history. Explore the homeland of the Vikings and see three of the world’s best-preserved Viking ships at The Viking Ship Museum. Join your own quest at the Vikings Alive experience and step back in time with a visual immersion, as you sail across the Norwegian fjords.
In the winter, snowscapes spread out as far as the eye can see, and you can snow kite or cross-country ski.
National Parks in Norway
Find your way to the vibrant mountain village of Geilo to explore the breath-taking scenery of Hallingskarvet and Hardangervidda national parks. Mother nature shows off all-year-round in the parks that always sport a seasonal appearance. Go hiking on the look-out for babbling brooks and gushing waterfalls come summer. You can also bike or join a glacier tour during this time of year. In the winter, snowscapes spread out as far as the eye can see, and you can snow kite or cross-country ski.
Trick of the train – the Flåm Railway
A few hours north west of Oslo, discover the magic of Norway by train. Jump aboard the mesmerising Flåm Railway, one of the steepest trainlines in the world, for the ride of your life. Open year-round, you can choose to experience your favourite season here. Come summertime, journey through a landscape of wild forests, gushing waterfalls and snow-capped mountains – or experience the frozen marvels of winter and the snow-dusted scenery.
A hard find – Pulpit Rock
Make tracks south west to explore the almighty Preikestolen – Pulpit Rock. Savour a true taste of Norwegian adventure here and brave the four to five-hour hike to the top. Spectacularly situated 600m above the dazzling Lysefjord, this epic walk is worth every step when you reach the picturesque plateau. Be in the know – take this trek with an experienced guide.