Norway is an amazing destination. And Katie and I seem to be coming back again and again. Most of the visitors who visit Norway you always do the same thing; flying straight to Tromso to watch the Northern Lights. Yes! The truth is! Tromso is a magnificent place to visit. But for those who didn’t know, Norway is like a magical fairy tale. It is full of extraordinary, simple, yet spectacular destinations, making it one of the most beautiful Nordic countries to visit.
Norway is home to famous fjords, magnificent snow-capped mountains, high waterfalls and historic towns. There are numerous places to explore Norway. Whether it’s an expedition by land, sea or rail, Norway it will undoubtedly delight you, and its stunning beauty will remain in your memories for years to come.
Over the years, Norway has also given birth to several urban cities that represent the modern Nordic way of life, while at the same time reminding you of its historical past. Cities like Bergen i Oslo enchant with its fresh wooden houses and breathtaking mountain landscapes. While small fishing villages love it Skjolden serve as entry points in Norwaymagnificent fjords and national parks.
With all these wonders waiting to be explored, the question is:
where should i go
What places to visit?
What should you see?
Don’t expect to cover the whole country, albeit tiny, within a day or two. Plan a week or two to explore the scenery and beautiful landscapes Norway.
We’ve listed a few of the best places to visit in Norway, so get your winter coat on and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime.
Surf the Arctic on Lofoten Island
If you are adventurous and curious in what to do Norwayto try arctic surfing? It may seem a little crazy, but you can surf the Arctic at any time of the year. If you don’t believe it, why not visit Lofoten in January and you will be surprised by people surfing at that time of year. By the way, we are just observers. Not surfers. But it’s still a cool thing.
Surfing lessons in Unstad Beach u Lofoten are great even for beginners. You can learn simple surfing tricks and try your luck when the tide is low. But if you prefer to watch from a distance, cool off and watch some jaws fall, great surfers do their thing.
In addition, the views surrounding the beach are amazing, including mountain peaks, rugged coastline and white sandy beaches – definitely, a place not to be missed. If you have a few more days, visit Lofoten War Memorial Museum; filled with memories of World War II.
Visit the ancient world on an Iron Age farm
Have you ever asked the question of what life was like 3,000 years ago? Well, that Iron Age Farm the builders must have tried to recreate those ancient memories. This charming farmhouse takes you back thousands of years, offering an insight into the life and culture of the day for Nordic inhibitors as lived by those who lived between 350 and 500 AD.
Engineers created a copy of the ancient finds that the archaeologist found under the current Iron Age Farm. You will be enchanted by how various historical scenes have been re-created to represent certain times in history, including one in which you will enjoy preparing, cooking and eating food prepared from the menus of early settlers.
Picture The perfect moment at the top of Preikestolen
Also known as the pulpit or Preikestone is one of the most famous monuments in Norway. Predictably one of the most famous hiking trails in this region. Movies such as “Mission Impossible” and “Fallout” based in Hollywood were shot here.
During the high season you will find pantries of tourists sunbathing on the flat top on the Pulpit Wall, mostly from the hanging granite news. Preikestolen stands majestically over 600 m above Norway’s picturesque Lysefjord, stretching over 20 miles from the top of Preikestolen.
The standard route of the trail stretches almost 400 m per kilometer and a half from the car park in Preikestolhytta. the trail is well marked, in some places there are mud stains and rocky parts.
Swim in the alpine lakes during the warm days. The mountain terrain is quite picturesque, just before Preikestolen, after a famous place, go 100 m 3 walk to the top of Neverdalsfjellet, with a stunning 360 ° view on Lysefjord and island bays near Stavanger.
Climbing this stunning mountain is not for those with a weak heart. But the good thing is, however, when you get to the top, the rewards are worth your effort. If you are brave enough, you can go out and peek over the edge of the cliff – pictures in fear!
Marvel at the magnificent Steinsdalsfossen waterfall
There is only something mystical in this waterfall that flows north of Norway. You can find Steinsdalfossen waterfall deep in a quiet village Geiranger, a picturesque village that hosts a cult Fjord Geirangerfjord and numerous other waterfalls.
Walking around Steinsdalsfossen waterfall is a safe place worth visiting. The 50 M waterfall is dear to many, in fact, a favorite Norwegian.
Can you imagine walking behind a water wall leaking with such force? This is possible because some engineers have cleverly laid the cement path that places snakes behind the waterfall – isn’t that amazing?
At night it is an absolute time to observe this beautiful waterfall. The night sky and the bright moon make the waterfall shine with shades of blue and purple.
It is advisable to visit this region in late spring when the snow is melting and the waterfall is full.
Take a look at the magnificent Kannesteinen Rock
This beautiful metamorphic rock has the shape of a cup, because it is hit by ocean waves from year to year. It is amazing how this work of art has withstood the terrible winds Vagsoy which lead to a rough current.
Although the rock in the middle looks unusually thin, it is still very stable; you can stand comfortably on it with ease, usually in the minds of most tourists, especially photographers.
Will you spend a few days in Bergen? If the answer is yes, then will you walk, ride or bike, exploring Mount Floyen is one of the most exciting things you can do while you are in Bergen. Elevation of approximately 400 meters above sea level, Mount Floyen will surely reward you with an authentic, unforgettable view of the city of Bergen below.
Although most people prefer to ride the Flobanen cable car to the top, you have decided to take the steps if you are energetic enough. Although hiking is not an easy task, you will be treated to a spectacular view of the harbor filled with a boat to your left, the historic Bryggen on your right, and there is no end to the North Sea on the horizon. Oh, and don’t forget the beautiful deep fjords that surround the mountain.
Admire the sculptures of the human body in the Vigeland Sculpture Park.
Vigeland Sculpture Park encompasses the life work of Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland dedicated to the human form. He worked for almost 20 years, between the 1920s and 1040s, and donated his life sculpture to the city of Oslo. Sculptures consist of human symbolic objects in everyday life, and the most significant are “A man attacked by a baby” and “A woman who gathers babies around herself”.
The “monolith” is extremely symbolic, consisting of 123 intertwined men symbolizing a desire to pray for divine powers. The “Wheel of Life” represents eternity in harmony with four people and a baby protected in a circle.
Free admission is always open. You can spend the day understanding these magnificent bodies.
Explore the church of Urnes Stave
Dreamy located on the coast Lustrafjorden, alongside high mountains and covered with intricate wooden carvings of intertwined vines; the church is reminiscent of a forgotten scene from the movie The Lord of the Rings. Dating back to the 12th century, take a look at the fascinating Viking architecture consisting of wooden planks and beams.
An interesting thing to note is the secrecy with which churches do their jobs. Visitors are allowed to take photos of the interior. A quick Google search will only reveal external photos.
Spend the day exploring Viking history; you will need special permission to photograph, especially churches.
Cold in the northernmost city in the world
Longyearbyen is Norwayis the northernmost city. Planned on the farthest end of the world, you have no choice but to get heavily dressed, and it’s a fun part of the boat ride. The population of this small town is only 2000 people.
You will learn a lot about this Arctic town, including why people are not buried in that region. The place is so cold that the body will never disintegrate; the area is like a temporary morgue. Kati and I are planning a trip, but we have been canceled for two years due to the Covid pavidemia. We will set off next February (2022) and experience this amazing destination. Also, take a look Xpedition Arctic because we will add a Longyearbyen adventure for up to 6 guests.
Our final word
With so much to offer, Norway has a wide range of attractions. Going from one place to another is pretty easy Norwaysuperior transport system. Whether you opt for modern electric rails or medieval coastal currents, you are ready for your time because you will have something to see while traveling through this beautiful country.
Norway is considered one of the happiest countries in the world. This prosperous country has some of the kindest and kindest people. If you feel lost or have a question, don’t hesitate to ask; to approach any Norwegian. They are always happy to help.
Head to Norway if you really want to live life, have fun and travel through one of the most beautiful and friendly countries in the world.