The varied landscapes of Norway offer something different to much of Europe, with its frozen tundras, forests, beaches, fjords and exceedingly long summer days. Because of its varied landscape, Norway offers a holiday for every taste.
Those who wish to visit as many fjords as possible should consider a Norway coastal voyage cruise holiday. There are a variety of cruises to choose from and this is the perfect way to see the beauty and majesty of the fjords, as well as some remote towns along the way. Adventurous travellers will find Norway the ideal location for many exciting activity holidays. The fjords are great for kayaking, fishing and viewing wildlife. If that's not enough adventure, then head to the region of Voss where you'll find white-water rafting excursions, and you can even rappel down a cliff next to a waterfall.
Olso, the capital of Norway, makes a great city break holiday destination on its own. The Norwegian capital is home to many world-class museums and attractions, including the Munch Museum showcasing the work of Edvard Munch, the Vigeland Sculpture Park and the Aker Brygge Wharf. With all that it has to offer, Olso is perfect for a city break holiday. If you head north toward the Arctic Circle, you are sure to have a unique holiday experience. Whether you visit in the summer to experience the midnight sun or in the winter to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights, the north of Norway is sure to be a memorable experience. There are so many fantastic places to visit in Norway that it may be hard to decide. Click here for more about holidays in Norway.
Norway Essential Information:
Currency: Norway Kroner. For up-to-date exchange rates see: www.xe.com/ucc
Languages: Norwegian. To learn the basics of Norweigan visit www.bbc.co.uk/languages
International dialling code: +47
Time zone: GMT +1
British embassy in Norway: British Embassy Thomas Heftyesgate 8 0264, Oslo Tel: (47) 23 13 27 00 http://ukinnorway.fco.gov.uk/en/