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Oslo: The largest city in Norway and has been the country's capital since 1814. Oslo is located at the head of the Oslofjord, surrounded by forested hills. You are never far from nature here! Photo: Elisabeth. Ellijoy Frengen/Foap/Visitnorway.com

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Bergen: Norway's second largest city and was the country's capital from 1110 until 1299. Bergen is called ‘the city between seven mountains’ and also know as the "gateway to the fjords"! Photo: Girish Chouchan - visitbergen

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Trondheim: This city holds a special place in Norwegian history and culture. It was the first capital of Norway, and is still the city where new kings receive their ceremonial blessing. Photo: Knut Aage Dahl/Visitnorway.com

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Stavanger: The area in and around Stavanger offers varied, wild and beautiful nature experiences. From steep mountains and lovely fjords to long, wild beaches along the open coastline of Jæren. Photo: CH/visitnorway.com

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Ålesund: If you are seeking exciting nature and culture-based activities, Ålesund is a great starting point. Due to its unique Art Nouveau architecture, Ålesund is known as the "Art nouveau town"! Photo: Samuel Taipale/visitnorway.com

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Tromsø: This city is known as the "Gateway to the Arctic" because it enjoys more Northern Lights than anywhere else in the world. The city also has two whole months of Midnight Sun. Photo: Foap/Visitnorway.com

Fjord Tours Articles / 27 Mar 2019

Guide to the main cities in Norway

Norway has a lot of interesting and exciting places to visit! Get a quick overview of the main cities in Norway and find exciting things to do!

Oslo

Oslo offers an abundance of attractions, shopping options, a flourishing cultural life and has a wide range of great restaurants. A hot tip is to get the Oslo Pass while you are visiting this city. See all our hotel offers and read more about Oslo HERE.

Fjord cruise in Oslo

Enjoy the scenic Oslofjord on a sightseeing fjord cruise and get an overview of the city and its attractions.

The Taste of Oslo Food Tour

The Taste of Oslo Food Tour is a guided walking tour that aims to let you experience Oslo like a local, and sample traditional Norwegian dishes, snacks and drinks. Truly the best way to see the city and try traditional Norwegian food!

Oslo City Cruise - Hop on & off

Explore the Oslo fjord jumping on & off a traditional wooden sailing ship. The ship passes through a maze of green islands on the Oslo fjord!

Bergen

Bergen is a European City of Culture and its many museums and art galleries are well worth a visit. Make sure to get the Bergen Card when you are in Bergen - a practical and reasonable way to explore the " city between 7 mountains". Check out our hotels deals and read more about Bergen HERE.

Kayaking / 7 Nov 2016
Guided kayaking trip in Bergen

Join us on a kayaking trip in fantastic surroundings. We paddle between islands, reefs and rocks in the bay where Herdlefjord meets Hjeltefjord. Pick-up in Bergen included.

Fjord safari with RIB-boat in Bergen

Take a fjord safari with RIB-boat for a unique and exciting way to experience Bergen. See the city from a new perspective, on your very own RIB-boat adventure!

Climbing / 17 Nov 2016
Guided Via Ferrata Tour in Bergen

Join us on a tour in the wonderful surroundings where Herdlefjorden meets Hjeltefjorden for some rock climbing along the bay!

Trondheim

Situated by the Trondheimsfjord, Trondheim is surrounded by lovely forested hills, with the Nidelva river winding through the town. It was the first capital of Norway and is still the city where new kings receive their ceremonial blessing. Check out our hotel offers and read more about Trondheim HERE. 

Attractions / 3 Dec 2015
The Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim

If you visit Trondheim, make sure to drop by the Nidaros Cathedral. The Cathedral is the northernmost medieval cathedral in the world, and the second largest in Scandinavia.

Stavanger

Stavanger is Norway's fourth largest town and know as the "energy capital" of Norway. The area in and around Stavanger offers varied, wild and beautiful nature experiences. From steep mountains and lovely fjords to long, wild beaches along the open coastline. All within easy reach. Read more about Stavanger HERE. See list of hotel offers in Stavanger.

Lysefjord Safari - Preikestol View

Are you looking for something spectacular? Do you want to explore the fjords and feel feel like a viking for a few hours? The the Lysefjord Safari with RIB boat from Stavanger is the perfect tour for you!

Hiking / 8 Aug 2018
Pulpit Rock Winter & Spring Hike

We invite you to experience a unique Preikestolen hiking adventure! Hike in near-solitude while encountering breathtaking views of Preikestolen and the Lysefjord, which are often blanketed in snow this time of year.

Hiking / 7 May 2018
Pulpit Rock Sunrise Hike

On an annual basis, the Pulpit Rock welcomes more visitors than any other trekking-destination in Norway. And it's no wonder, considering the amazing views waiting at the top! On the Pulpit Rock Sunrise Hike you even get to experience the sunrise.

Tromsø

Tromsø is called the "Gateway to the Arctic" because it enjoys more Northern Lights than anywhere else in the world. The city also has two whole months of Midnight Sun. If you want to explore unique nature phenomenas, Tromsø is a "must" to visit. See our hotel offers and read more about Tromsø HERE.

Silent Whale Watching Cruise

Join in on a Silent Whale Watching cruise along Tromsø onboard the silent hybrid electric ship, providing a 360-degree panorama view both outside and inside.

Midnight Sun adventure by RIB boat in Tromsø

Take a rib boat trip by night from Tromsø to see the Midnight Sun and surrounding nature in all it's glory.

Polaria

Discover Polaria, the world’s northernmost aquarium and educational center.

Ålesund

Ålesund is known as the art nouveau town with its unique architecture with towers, spires and imaginative ornamentation of house facades. Ålesund offers great opportunities for fishing, boating trips, hiking in the mountains, cycling on idyllic small islands, bird watching or diving. See our hotel offers and read more about Ålesund HERE.

Kayaking / 29 Jan 2018
Art Nouveau city kayaking in Ålesund

The perfect trip for the inexperienced kayaker or those who want a different and great way to get to know the Art Nouveau town of Ålesund!

Round trip to Molde & Atlantic Road from Ålesund

This trip takes you from Ålesund via Molde to what is often described as the world’s most beautiful road!

Atlanterhavsparken - Ålesund Aquarium

Meet the Norwegian sealife at the Norwegian Aquarium in Ålesund and Atlanterhavsparken. One of the most unique and interactive Aquariums in Europe.