Norway Travel Guide

  • Geiranger from Above
    Geiranger from Above
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  • The Stone Bridge of the Knuten
    The Stone Bridge of the Knuten
    by DSwede
  • Beautiful exterior of the Old Town Hall
    Beautiful exterior of the Old Town Hall
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Oslo

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2957,7203,122

Bergen

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918,2340,52

Stavanger

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303,996,31

Trondheim

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333,999,37

Tromsø

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236,580,17

Ålesund

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170,544,19

Flåm

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128,336,5

Nordkapp

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121,346,0

Geiranger

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168,488,7

Lofoten

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123,294,6

Bodø

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102,262,12

Åndalsnes

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69,79,1

Narvik

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100,271,6

Lillehammer

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148,349,14

Hammerfest

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95,350,6

Kristiansand

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56,206,16

Kirkenes

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41,92,11

Asker

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147,107,5

Kongsberg

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65,131,4

Honningsvåg

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56,172,7

Svolvær

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20,75,9

Haugesund

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41,134,21

Olden

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15,25,1

Balestrand

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20,60,4

Drammen

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32,72,5

Sandefjord

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46,100,6

Dombås

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17,82,2

Gardermoen

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24,61,11

Larvik

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35,69,7

Molde

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36,127,7

Lysebotn

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18,107,0

Florø

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22,20,3

Porsgrunn

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29,41,1

Voss

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24,62,10

Lom

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18,56,1

Gudvangen

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15,78,1

Røros

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29,143,5

Sandnes

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15,66,12

Kragerø

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29,66,3

Eidfjord

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12,81,5

Loen

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14,76,3

Fredrikstad

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18,110,6

Gravdal

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12,34,0

Arendal

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35,45,6

Rondane Nasjonalpark

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32,37,0

Runde

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12,22,0

Mo i Rana

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11,29,10

Guovdageaidnu / Kautokeino

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26,52,1

Jotunheimen Nasjonalpark

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30,68,0

Myrdal

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5,17,0

Oslo

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Bergen

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  • Mount Fløien

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Bergen Things to Do

    In my opinion, one "must-do," even on the shortest visit, is to go to the top of Mount Fløyen. You can walk up if you like, but the most fun way is to take the Fløybanen funicular. Atop the mountain, you are rewarded with excellent views of Bergen and the sea. Facilities at the top include a cafeteria (only open weekends in Winter), a souvenir...

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  • Radisson SAS Royal Hotel

    Bergen Hotels

    Situated at the very center of the town. All tourist attactions are 300 meters around. Very good...

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  • Pasta Sentralen

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Bergen Restaurants

    Went there for the birthday of a friend working there, on Sunday. Good points: Gnocchis were good, quite cheap (89kr) Bad: Close at 11PM, and quantity is far to be suffisiant... same thing for all what my freinds took (calzone, pizza, pasta...). In this case I prefer to pay 200kr for a **big** piece of meat @ Egon, with many fries.

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Stavanger

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  • Preikestolen & Kjeragbolten

    Stavanger Things to Do

    The walk to Preikestolen is a must! I’ve made this walk several times since coming to live in Stavanger and hope to do it at least one more time before I leave. The walk and climb to Priekestolen is enjoyable in itself - there are some impressive views on the way up looking back towards Stavanger. However the icing on the cake is the stunning...

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  • Rica Forum Hotel Stavanger

    Stavanger Hotels

    Quite new hotel, a little bit far from town centre, but as it is the tallest hotel in the town you...

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  • Chinese

    4 out of 5 stars

    Stavanger Restaurants

    Of the several chinese restaurants in Stavanger, Sze Chuen House is our favourite! The food is cheap and good, nice ambient and the service is OK. Close to downtown Stavanger. Eat in or take away. In addition to food from the Sze Chuen province, they have dishes from northern China as well as Dim Sum. The restaurant is in the ground floor,...

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Trondheim

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Tromsø

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  • Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum

    Tromsø Things to Do

    This is one of two major art galleries in Tromsø (the other is the Tromsø Gallery of Contemporary Art or Tromsø Kunstforening, which we didn’t get round to visiting). As the name suggests, it focuses on art about and from Northern Norway, covering the period from the early 19th century to the present day. It also has temporary exhibitions – when we...

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  • Clarion Collection With

    Tromsø Hotels

    I wasn't sure what to expect at this hotel - and had a very pleasant surprise, it was really good. ...

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  • Flying to Tromsø

    Tromsø Transportation

    We flew to Tromsø with Scandinavian Airlines from London Heathrow, via Oslo. It was quite an early flight, although delayed a little by snow at Heathrow. As it wasn’t a budget airline we had expected to be served at least a light breakfast but once on board we discovered that only tea and coffee were complimentary and as we were hungry we had to...

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Ålesund

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  • A Day Trip to Trollstigen

    Ålesund Things to Do

    Our tour took us through spectacular scenery, past delightful fjords , waterfalls, magnificent snow clad mountains, and over Trollstigen with its narrow steep zig zag roads from Stigrora to Isterdalen. I am not sure where we started but it was downhill and we did not go back up!The three main peaks of Trollstigen are named The King, The Queen and...

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  • Clarion Collection Bryggen

    Ålesund Hotels

    Apotekergata 1 3, Alesund, 6004, NO

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Gudbrandsgjuvet (trollstigen)

    Ålesund Off The Beaten Path

    Gudbrandsjuvet, situated between Trollstigen and the center of Valldal, is an imposing system of potholes, which makes a gorge that is 5 meters broad and 20 meters deep.this story about Gudbrandsjuvet has been told from the 1500 century. Gudbrand ran over this canyon with his accompany. Today Gudbrandsjuvet is one of the most visited tourist...

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Flåm

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  • ÆGIR BREWERY

    Flåm Things to Do

    I couldn't have been further off the mark when I looked at this beautiful wooden building and thought it was a Church, IT WAS A BREWERY!Check out the website for photos' of the inside, it looks wonderful, I just wish it was open, but it wasn't!Ægir Brewery was only opened for business in 2007, and has won "Brewpub of the year" for all of Norway,...

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  • Flamsbrygga Hotell

    Flåm Hotels

    Boks 44, Flam, 5742, Norway

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • FLAM'S PETIT TRAIN

    Flåm Things to Do

    I didn't know this petit Train existed in Flam until we happened to come across it away from the majority of the shops and attractions.By this time we had walked the main part of Flam that we wished to see. Usually we use these Trains because of walking problems, but here in Flam, the distance isn't great to cover.If you wish to use the Train, then...

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Nordkapp

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  • Travelling to Nordkapp midwinter

    Nordkapp Transportation

    Hi I think the best way, if not the only way, is by travelling on the Hirtigruten coastal voyager boat. I did it in Feb a few years ago and got on at Harstad and they stop long enough on their northward route to make excursions available to Nordkapp - they have to have a snow plough organised to go ahead for their bus for the road from the port -...

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  • ALWAYS CARRY A RELIABLE MOSQUITOE...

    Nordkapp What to Pack

    These are the neccesary items that I carry when travelling :A small backpack that carries all my camera gear and lenses.Also I ALWAYS carry sufficient fresh bottled drinking water. A wide brimmed hat for strong summer sun .A good pair of sunglasses A comfortable pair of shoes/boots for walking /hiking a lot A small tube of strong sunscreenA small...

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  • Knivskjellodden 71 11 8 N

    Nordkapp Off The Beaten Path

    The northernmost point in Europe is Knivskjellodden and not North Cape. It's 1500 meters more north than North Cape. You will have to walk 9 km each way to get there. It's an easy trip with only one very steep point. I would say that everyone that can do a 18 km walk, would be able to do this hike.There is a box at Knivskjellodden which contains a...

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Geiranger

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  • do not swim in this area!

    Geiranger Warnings and Dangers

    Transportation is not cheap or easy to get when you're in the middle of the Geiranger fjord. But you should NEVER try to cross the fjord by swimming like a tourist tried. She forgot to arrange her transportation back to the harbor so she decided to swim with her purse in one hand. Luckily for her she was picked up by a man in kayak. Otherwise she...

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  • Grande Fjord

    Geiranger Hotels

    The Grande Fjord hotel was a choice made at a rather last minute due to availabilities, but I must...

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  • packing list

    Geiranger What to Pack

    some extra pair of socks in case of bad weather. Rain clothes. perhaps an extra pair of shoes, make sure that your shoes can tolerate the heavy rain. it you get wet, pices of newspaper inside your shoes, work well! it would be wise to bring some toilets paper in case there is no paper present at the bathroms at the harbour remember your charger...

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Lofoten

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  • Svolvaer Airport is fog prone

    Lofoten Warnings and Dangers

    If you fly to Lofoten, take into account that Svolvaer Airport is a lot more bad weather exposed than neigbouring Leknes and Stokmarknes airports. If you are stuck at Bodø en route, try changing your ticket to either of those two airports. And if stuck at Svolvaer, you will find that staff there might try to provide you alternative flights out of...

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  • Anker Brygge

    Lofoten Hotels

    Lamholmen, 8300, Norway

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Not mastering the use of small boats

    Lofoten Warnings and Dangers

    This is what the locals fear the most: brave tourists (including Norwegians!) who use a local rowing boat or small motorboat/outboard, and get blown offshore. Or simply fail to observe weather warnings, on-board etiquette, don't master the waves, currents and underwater terrain or run out of gas or arm power to be able to make it back to...

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Bodø

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  • Lofoten Islands

    Bodø Things to Do

    The Lofoten Islands are an archipelago that have been inhabitated since Viking times. There are ferries from Bodo, the Hurtigruten ferry leaves at 15-00 and takes 4 hours to Stamsund., it continues to Svolvaer the main town. Svolvaer is a pleasant place with wooden buildings and a harbour. From here there are 40 minute boat trips to the...

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  • Clarion Collection Hotel Grand Bodo

    Bodø Hotels

    Storgata 3, Bodo, 8006, NO

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Hurtigruten Ferry

    Bodø Transportation

    The Hurtigruten ferry in Bodo is just behind the railway station.,and leaves at 15-00 north bound and 04-00 south bound , it is in port 2 hours before. There is a small waiting room at Bodo but your ticket if not booked is bought on board at reception. Just wait while the passengers disembark then go up the small gangway.

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Åndalsnes

See all 69 Åndalsnes Tips
  • Visit Stave church

    Åndalsnes Things to Do

    The outdoor tips by SailorRoar reminded me of when we visited Andalsnes on a cruise ship and had limited time. We both had colds so we went to the drug store to get an over-the-counter throat lozenge. The clerk recommended Fishermans Friend which worked great. While walking back to the ship from the fantastic Stave church, I noticed a sign that...

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  • Grand Hotel Bellevue

    Åndalsnes Hotels

    This is the largest, and best hotel in Åndalsnes, it is close to the city centre, and built together...

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  • Rauma Rock Festival

    Åndalsnes Things to Do

    Åndalsnes host one of the largest Rock Festivals in Norway, it is an annual event normally in August. There are always a good mix of local, national and international artist at the program. It is also the big party event at Åndalsnes. Check out their website

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Narvik

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  • Bus

    Narvik Transportation

    The bus from Tromso [Tromsoe ] takes 4 hours which includes a coffee stop, arrives at Narvik bus station. The bus station is below the shopping centre. To exit go up 3 escalators to get to street level. Naturally to leave go down 3 levels to bus station there do not seem to be any signs. A bus leaves for Bodo and Fauske at 7am and 10am [2012] The...

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  • Breidablikk Gjestehus

    Narvik Hotels

    The Breidablikk Gjestehus (a.k.a. Breidablikk Gjestgiveri) is a pleasant, inexpensive place to stay....

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  • Train

    Narvik Transportation

    Narvik is only connected by train to Sweden. I took a day trip to Kiruna in Sweden, very nice scenery. Not a lot to see in Kiruna so took next train back ,which is what i planned to do. The Narvik rail station is about 1 km from town centre. If you do this day trip, take your refreshments with you has the on train buffet is only open after the...

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Lillehammer

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  • Maihaugen - The Norwegian History

    Lillehammer Things to Do

    A very great part of Maihaugen is the exhibition in the main building. Don't miss out this!The exhibition shows you the development of Norway through the history. You will follow a path through several rooms which tell you stories about many historical aspects of Norway. Starting from the stone age you will reach the present at the end. Come and...

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  • Clarion Collection Hammer

    Lillehammer Hotels

    This place is well known to me - I worked with them to create their environment policy and...

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  • Maihaugen - The Town

    Lillehammer Things to Do

    The town area inside Maihaugen is a resembling of houses that make up a street in a small city. There are shops, a pharmacy and a bakery. The latter is open and inside is a cafe where you get ice cream, coffea and waffles. The post museum and the trainstation are also located in this urban part of Maihaugen.Please get the opening hours and fees for...

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Hammerfest

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  • ALWAYS IN SUMMER CARRY MOSQUITO...

    Hammerfest Warnings and Dangers

    BODO .. Travelling anywhere up here in Northern Norway or LLapland ALWAYS in the summertime carry and use a strong mosquito and insect repellant...The mosquitos up here are the biggest that you will ever see!!! They are not only a real pest but mosquitos carry many forms of viruses.. In the evenings (the worst time) when "mossie's "are most active...

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  • Rica Hotel Hammerfest

    Hammerfest Hotels

    I have been there only for few nights and only in single rooms. I cannot complain but the rooms were...

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  • Do not forget the Luteran Church!

    Hammerfest Things to Do

    I was trying many times to find it opened. Only few days before my last trip in Hammerfest I have seen it…It was not so impressive as I was prepared but I was surprised about another element... the similitude of the carved and painted figures from the Romanian Merry Cemetery Sapantza. It is almost the same naïve hand like there… The author was the...

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