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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.

Guided Segway tour in Oslo

A segway tour in Oslo is a perfect opportunity to check out some signature sites of the capital city. On the tour you will see several highlights of Oslo, including The National Opera House, The Parlament and The Norwegian Castle!

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!

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.

Fjord Cruise Bergen - Mostraumen

Experience fjords, mountains and stunning waterfalls by taking a fjord cruise to Mostraumen from Bergen. The cruise is available all year round!

Kayaking / 14 Oct 2019
Winter kayaking trip in Bergen

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

Sailboat Cruise in Bergen

Join in on an exclusive tour and experience Bergen from a sailboat! This tour has a maximum capacity of 12 people to ensure comfort and an intimate experience of Bergen.

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. 

Guided Segway tour in Trondheim

A segway tour in Trondheim is a great opportunity to check out some signature sites of the city. Join in for a fun and exciting way to explore the city!

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 / 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.

Hiking / 15 May 2018
Pulpit Rock - Off the beaten track hike

Avoid the crowds by joining in on the "off the beaten track" hike and enjoy a unique Preikestolen experience! Hike in near-solitude while encountering out of this world views of Preikestolen and the Lysefjord – which only few have seen.

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.

Dog sledding in Lyngsfjord, Tromsø

Enjoy a dog sledding trip into white landscapes, through beautiful wilderness. After your trip you can relax with a hot meal served in the traditional Sami herdsmen’s tent- lavvu!

Northern lights chase in Tromsø

Chase the Northern Lights in Tromsø and if weather permits, finish the evening with roasted marshmallows around the bonfire!

Northern lights cable car excursion in Tromsø

Get ready for a Northern light experience like no other. Head up the famous cable of Tromsø for an Arctic meal at dizzying heights overlooking the island and mountains of Tromsø.

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 / 18 Oct 2018
Winter kayaking in Ålesund

Yes, indeed – kayaking during the winter season! This is the perfect trip for unexperienced kayakers or people who simply wants a nice and different introduction to the Art Nouveau town of Ålesund.

Fjord cruise Ålesund - Geiranger - Ålesund

Travel like a local and discover the traditional way to explore the fjords! The beautiful journey from Ålesund - Geiranger - Ålesund is around 120 km passing through three distinctive fjords and spectacular landscapes. Also available as a one-way cruise!

Night Snowshoe Hiking Tour in Ålesund

Hunt the Northern Lights on an exciting night hike with snowshoes in the mountains surrounding Ålesund!