There are many reasons to visit Norway. Mountains, fjords, Northern Lights, Sami culture, whale watching and so much more is waiting for you, and the Norwegian people will be happy to welcome you. If you visit Norway we can guarantee you once-in-a-liftetime experiences and a chance to check off your bucketlist. Are you dreaming of playing in the snow during Polar nights? Or go cycling through mountains and fjords under the Midnight Sun? Here is a list of the best experiences Norway has to offer.
There are mountains all over Norway, and they’re usually available within a 3 hour radius to where you are located. In Northern Norway you might have the most spectacular views walking up and down mountains along fjords, white sand beaches and other mountain ranges in the horizon. In Tromsø you will find up to a 1000 hiking opportunities on the Tromsø island, in mountains on Kvaløya and Sommarøy, as well as steep snowy mountains for ski touring in the Lyngen alps. Explore more and book mountain and hiking adventures here.
The Norwegian fjords. So many of you have seen them on pictures when you were young, on TV or on Instagram, and for many it is a dream to visit them. You can see fjords all over Norway, but did you know that the classic Geiranger fjord and Hardanger fjord is quite different from the fjords in Northern Norway? Both will give you unforgettable nature experiences with steep mountains rising from the water edges, as well as rich wildlife experiences. In the north and in Tromsø you can go on fjord exursions both winter and summer. Choose to go by car, minibus or bus. Another way to enjoy the Norwegian fjords is to go on a boat trip. Either way, the Norwegian fjords will always be something special.
3. Northern Lights
Visit Norway and you need to see the Northern Lights. As long as you travel in Northern Norway between late August – late April, you should have good chances of seeing the Aurora Borealis. Go on Northern Lights chases with a guide that takes you to the best places for you to see them, or go dog sledding, reindeer sledding, snow mobiling or on Northern Lights cruises. Between cities and smaller villages, or in the middle of nature, there are endless of opportunities for you to get the best Northern Lights experience. Read more tips on where to see the Northern Lights and how to see the Northern Lights.