Your Guide to Norway

Find out everything you need to know about Norway

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The Perfect Destination for Adventure Travelers

Do you have an adventurous spirit?

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Sustainable Tourism

What is sustainable tourism and why is it important?

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Norwegian Cider

Cider production and manufacturing has a long and storied tradition in Norway.

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The Vikings

The Fascinating and Violent History of the Vikings

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How to Prepare for The Norwegian Weather

There is no such thing as bad weather

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The Fjords of Norway

Amazing, fascinating, alluring and spellbinding

Photo: ©Søren Schaper

Traditional Norwegian Food

A short version of the Norwegian food traditions

Photo: Christin Eide

Eco-Friendly Travel in Norway

Let us help you to travel green

Photo: Flåm AS / Sverre Hjornevik

8 UNESCO Sites in Norway

Norway is home to some truly ancient and colorful attractions and some of these are even designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Photo: Bergen Tourist Board, Girish Chouhan, Visitbergen.Com

Five Days in Norway

How to make the most out of five days in Norway

Facts

Facts about Norway

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Articles / 4 Aug 2020
What the “new normal” looks like for travel in Norway

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) was a game-changer and impacted our lives dramatically leading to a very different “new normal”. From how we plan everyday life, to the way we greet people we meet, and not least: how we travel. While 93 Million U.S. Citizens traveled outside the US in 2018 (shift.com), most countries advise their citizens not to travel abroad in 2020.

Articles / 3 Aug 2020
Tips for Traveling to Norway as Borders Open Up

As we all know, the world has been a strange place in 2020. Lockdowns and border restrictions due to COVID-19 have changed the way we interact with each other and of course the way we travel. Get your tips on traveling to Norway now that the borders have opened up!

Articles / 31 Jul 2020
Star Gazing in Norway

Aurvandil is a figure in Germanic mythology. In Norse mythology, Aurvandil's toe, which had frozen while he was carried in a basket across the Élivágar rivers by Thor, was made into a star by the thunder-god. Here's a quick guide to the constellations you can see in Norway and north of the Arctic circle.

Articles / 30 Jul 2020
Norwegian Cultural Experiences and Tours

Norway has a rich cultural heritage, with art and stories from bygone eras. Here are some of our insider tips for places to check out.

Articles / 30 Jul 2020
Discover Norway’s Abundant National Parks

Norway has an abundance of great national parks scattered all over the country, each with its own characteristics. If you are planning a visit to Norway, stopping by one of our national parks would be a good idea. Here you can get close to nature and get spectacular and unique views you will not find anywhere else in the world.

Articles / 27 Jul 2020
Why a Scanditour is the New Eurotour

Done the whole Eurotrip thing? Looking for some fresh insight into where your next travel adventure should be? Head over to Scandinavia, and Norway in particular.

Articles / 24 Jul 2020
Paddling through Norway’s Wilderness

Experience the magic of gliding silently through glistening snow-melt lakes or feel the adrenaline as you battle the thunderous whitewater rapids. Tailor your trip to be as wet and wild or as dry and tranquil as you like (weather and paddling skill dependant obviously).

Articles / 23 Jul 2020
How to do Norway in a nutshell® on your own

Are you a solo traveler planning for a Norwegian fjord adventure, our Norway in a nutshell® tour will be a perfect choice for you. Traveling in Norway is safe and simple, with public trains, ferries and buses serving the regions, but it is not always easy to understand, plan and book the transport yourself.

Articles / 17 Jul 2020
Sustainable travel in Norway - Train

Fjord Tours is Norway's largest tour and activity provider. We collaborate with Vy, the country's largest provider of train travel. Together, Vy and Fjord Tours are focused on providing sustainable travel solutions throughout Norway.

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Articles / 22 Mar 2019
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Articles / 5 Sep 2019
Why Norway Is Perfect for Adventure Travelers

Some people prefer their vacations to consist of lounging on a reclining chair, watching the waves roll onto the shore. However, they are not the people we’re going to talk about in this article because, as you probably know—not everyone is interested in having that type of vacation.

Articles / 27 Aug 2019
Experience the Best of Norway in Sognefjord

While there are many different things to do in Norway, one of the activities that almost everyone who visits does is explore the many different fjords that are located throughout the country. It is incredibly easy to do this thanks to the multitude of tours throughout Norway that are available to tourists.

Articles / 24 Jun 2019
Visiting Norway

Known as the land of the midnight sun, Norway is a country that offers outstanding experiences all year round. Culture and cosmopolitan cities nestle alongside some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world, creating a location which is unlike any other.

Articles / 23 Apr 2019
8 UNESCO Sites Norway

Norway is home to some truly ancient and colorful attractions and some of these are even designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. At the same time, not everyone knows about these sites before visiting Norway so we have compiled this list, as well as some further info on the UNESCO non-profit organisation.

Articles / 21 Aug 2019
Ålesund's Art Nouveau Architecture

Did you know that Norway is one of the more interesting places to experience modern and contemporary architecture? In addition to the gorgeous natural environments, making fjords and mountains unmissable elements of a trip to Norway, there is the lesser known attraction of its architectural history.

Articles / 24 Jul 2019
Oslo for Foodies

Today «New nordic cuisine» is a well integrated term in the culinary world. It hasn’t always been like this, and Norway has been viewed as somewhat of a culinary backwater. This, despite the fact that only France has racked up more wins in the «chefs’ world championship», the Bocuse d’Or competition!