Experience the great outdoors and Scandi sophistication with our range of escorted and private tours to Norway.
Famous for its postcard-perfect fjords and the wintry landscapes within the Arctic Circle, Norway is a place of supreme beauty and abundant outdoor adventure. From forest-clad mountains to pristine lakes, dramatic glaciers to rugged coastline, there's no end to natural attractions with everything from fishing, hiking, climbing, kayaking and biking to entice lovers of the great outdoors. Dotting Norway's vast expanse of stirring landscapes are charming cities and towns, from picturesque UNESCO-listed Bergen to lively Tromsø and the idyllic village of Balestrand.Read More
With our range of tours to Norway you can discover the magic of the fjords by boat, ride the scenic Flåm railway, enjoy the vibrant capital of Oslo and journey to the extreme north of the country for adventure in the Arctic. Whether you want to experience Norway in the summer when the countryside is alive with colour or in the depths of winter when it becomes a snowy wonderland, we've got something for you.
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Upcoming Norway Trips
|Trip Name||Starts||Departing||From USD||Deal||Map|
|Arctic Experience - 8 days||Tromso||06 Mar 2017||USD $3,235|||
|Magic of the Fjords - 7 days||Oslo||05 Jun 2017||USD $2,155|||
Norway Group Tours
Experience the magic of Norway’s stunning fjords on our summer group tour. From the cool city of Oslo take the stunning railway to Flam, discover beautiful Balestrand, cruise the mighty fjords and relax in picturesque Bergen. If you want to travel in winter then discover the northern city of Tromso, go on the hunt for Northern Lights, visit the arctic wildlife of Polarpark, go whale watching and relax in the breathtaking Lofoten Islands.
Norway Private Tours
Take a self drive through Norway’s amazing fjord country. From Oslo discover fascinating open air museums, endless fjords, towering mountains, stunning glaciers and more. Drive the famous road of trolls and head to Olympic Lillehammer before returning to Oslo.
Norway Short Stays
Take a weekend break with a difference to the Norwegian cities of Oslo and Bergen. Discover Oslo at your own pace with the 72-hour Oslo Pass letting you decide where you want to go and what to see from hundreds of options. In Bergen explore the breathtaking fjords by boat, take the famous Flam-to-Myrdal railway and visit the fascinating Flam railway museum. For the more intrepid traveller head north to Svalbard, home to the beautiful husky and legendary polar bear.
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Discover some of Norway's most famous landscapes with a ferry cruise through the dramatic fjords where forest-clad mountains plunge into the deep waters below. Practically untouched since the ice ages when vast glaciers cut their way through ancient mountains, the fjords of Norway are a magical destination with cascading waterfalls, quiet villages and prime wilderness.
Recommended places to visit in Norway
It's no secret that Norway is home to some of the most beautiful and dramatic landscapes on the planet from the majestic fjords to the Arctic glacial fields though there's more to the country than just good looks with vibrant cities and charming historic towns. Here's some of our favourites to get you inspired.
Norway’s capital, Oslo, is a thriving metropolis that has reached the height of modernity with its sparkling, contemporary architecture and trendy shopping areas. Yet, despite this, it has maintained a lot of its old world charm, particularly in the Gamlebyen (Old Town), the Akershus Fortress and its various medieval churches. Oslo also boasts a number of fantastic museums, including the Viking Ship Museum, as well as the fascinating Vigeland sculpture park, both of which give you a taste for Norway’s rich cultural heritage.
Considered one of the most remote places in the world, the Svalbard Islands, the principle town of which is Longyearbyen, are utterly breathtaking. From the second visitors arrive at this snowy region they are transported to another world, away from modern distractions and the chaos of busy cities. Boat excursions and hikes along the glaciers are a good way to explore this incredible wilderness and observe the Arctic wildlife, which includes polar bears, reindeer and various species of bird.
The lively town of Tromso is located in the northern part of Norway and enjoys a vibrant arts and culture scene. While the dark winter months tend to be relatively sedate, the endless sunshine during summer sheds light on some of the most exciting festivals and events in the country. Excursions to see the world famous Northern Lights are available from Tromso as are trips out on the water to spot some of the whales that call this region home.
Encircled by seven towering mountains, Bergen is Norway’s second largest city and is one of the most beautiful areas of the country. Often referred to as the “gateway to the Fjords”, popular activities include boat trips through these stunning patches of natural wonder as well as hiking and skiing in the nearby mountains. Within the town, cobbled streets wind past the rows of colourful buildings that make up the UNESCO World Heritage listed site of Bryggen.
Located in the heart of the Norwegian Fjords, Sognefjord is an iconic destination that is unparalleled in natural splendour. The landscape here consists of deep, plunging fjords, sparkling water and lush, verdant vegetation that spreads out across the slopes of the mountains. Travellers who venture to Sognefjord definitely shouldn’t pass up the opportunity to take a ride on the Flam railway, one of the most beautiful train journeys in the world, or to hike through the stunning glaciers.
Blessed with a wealth of gorgeous scenery, Lofoten comprises rugged mountains, pristine beaches with perfect white sand and sparkling turquoise water that laps gently against the shore. While the temperature here doesn’t allow for much sunbathing, these stretches of coastline are ideal for walking along, admiring the scenery as you go. Hiking through the untamed wilderness of the Lofoten Islands is a popular choice for active travellers and whale watching trips are a great way to get up close and personal with the local wildlife.
Norway Travel Guide
Planning ahead can make the difference between a good trip and a great trip, so to get you going, here's our short guide to travelling in Norway.
Our selection of Norway's top travel destinations
Information on Norway's seasons and when best to go
Handy information covering everything from food to tipping
Guidelines on visa requirements for travel to Norway
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- Nansen: The Explorer as Hero
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- The Redbreast
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Facts about Norway
- Northern Norway is home to the indigenous Sami people who have been living there for over 10,000 years.
- Due to its geographical location, during the summer months parts of Norway experience 20 hours of daylight.
- Norway is the most successful nation in the world at the Winter Olympics, beating both Russia and the USA.
Norway Travel Advice:
We keep informed of the latest travel guidance to Norway and follow advice as set out by the British Foreign Office. Safety of our travellers is paramount and we recommend that you check the latest travel updates from the relevant advisory body in your country.
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Enter the Arctic Circle in Norway
Discover the winter beauty of northern Norway with a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Arctic Circle where you'll find immaculate mountain landscapes carpeted in snow and expansive skies enlivened by the colourful displays of the Aurora Borealis (the Northern Lights). Visit the northernmost zoo in the world and come face-to-face with a host of polar wildlife, enjoy the arty atmosphere of Tromsø - the largest city in the region, and partake in some quintessential Arctic experiences from husky sledding to feeding reindeer.