Holidays in Norway
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Holidays to Norway
Often looked upon as one of the most beautiful countries in the world, Norway is famed for its vast and striking natural landscapes. The country has become a top destination amongst those who are looking for a wilderness escape, and so it is increasingly popular with travellers who wish to explore its otherworldly, graceful countryside.
- Boasting some of the most incredible landscapes in the world, Norway is ideal for outdoor sports lovers, with extraordinary hiking, cycling and mountain climbing routes found here.
- With a cultural capital at the helm, Norway boasts some captivating towns and cities, which offer rich histories and the chance to experience a unique way of life.
- For several months of the year, the country’s landscape transforms under a blanket of snow, giving winter sports lovers somewhere to soak up the après ski lifestyle.
Hikers will find endless routes to discover during their Norway holiday, from the leisurely walks across the city forest in Oslo, to the more demanding trips across Troms County, which is home to the Reisa Valley and National Park.
Cycling is a popular pastime amongst locals and visitors, with many cities and towns offering bicycle hire, and routes set in place amidst the busier, urban areas.
The winter months bring with them a swathe of snow, transforming the country into a superb skiing destination. Winter holidays in Norway rival some of the best hot spots of the Alps, with cross country and alpine areas such as Hafjell and Hemsedal proving particularly popular amongst winter sports enthusiasts.
Cultural holidays in Norway
Culture lovers will certainly not be disappointed with Norway’s choice of metropolitan areas, which are brimming with history and some intriguing stories of past and present. Oslo is a cosmopolitan capital, edged by a majestic fjord and a colossal forest, and home to fascinating museums, ancient attractions and an eclectic blend of architecture.
Set in the midst of the hillsides and fjords is Bergen, a UNESCO World Heritage listed city sprinkled with quaint timber houses, a charming harbour and a handful of museums. It is the perfect place to soak up some local culture and the traditional Norwegian life.
If the rich countryside has you wishing you were on holiday in Norway already, take a look at Denmark, whose striking landscapes stretch across islands, peninsulas and coastlines.
If it’s Norway’s unique culture that appeals, take a look at a holiday to Finland, where you can delve into a warm and welcoming lifestyle across bustling cities, towns and a beautiful countryside.
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