Ten Things You Should Remember When Touring Norway
Find your way in this Nordic nation and discover its stunning natural beauty, remarkable Nordic tradition, and a relaxing paradise, all covered now. Visit Norway and find your schedule filled with meditative or action-packed activities that can make any trip worthwhile. Here are some things Norwegian you should not dare.
1.) Holmenkollen Ski Jump
Located 20 minutes from the center of Oslo, the Holmenkollen Ski Jump Tower features a live ski simulator that lets you find out how to do a ski jump in Holmenkollen. Arm yourself with a pair of skis and plenty of adrenaline for this breathtaking experience. You can also visit the Holmenkollen ski museum and, at the height of 470 meters, the Holmenkollen Ski Tower offers a clear view of Oslo and the Norwegian fjords. Here are the list of Best Nordic Tours & Trips 2019 for you.
2.) Akershus Castle Tour
Akershus Castle wаѕ built during the mеdіеvаl period іn 1299 and wаѕ intended tо рrоtесt Oѕlо frоm аn еnеmу invasion. Over the уеаrѕ, іt hаѕ assumed mаnу uѕеѕ, including operation аѕ a Rеnаіѕѕаnсе castle and a prison іn mоrе modern tіmеѕ.
Nоw іt іѕ uѕеd bу the Norwеgіаn Ministry оf Defense, and уоu саn vіѕіt and tаkе ѕоmе оf the mоѕt beautiful rооmѕ, ѕuсh аѕ the banquet rооmѕ and the сhареl. Thеrе аrе аlѕо соllесtіоnѕ оf antiques hеrе that tаkе уоu оn a jоurnеу through the hіѕtоrу оf the castle, ѕо іf уоu want tо learn аbout Norway іn the old days, then this is nоt tо bе mіѕѕеd.
3.) Kristiansand Zoo
Located just 11 miles east of Kristiansand, you’ll find a zoo situated in the most captivating Norwegian environment and known as “The Living Park,” the Kristiansand Zoo offers a home to endangered animals and a chance for travelers to spot these animals in the middle Natural. With about 150 acres to cover, it is not surprising that people spend a day unknowingly in this sanctuary without a wall and padlock.
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4.) Edvard Munch Museum
One of the most important repositories of Scandinavian art, the Edvard Munch Museum is a place on Norwegian soil that art enthusiasts should not miss. The museum contains about 1,100 paintings, 4,500 drawings and 18,000 prints. Take a peek inside and complete your experience at the Munch Museum by attending a screening of the films, shows, tours, and lectures offered by the museum.
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5.) Viking Ship Museum
With evidence of Norway’s Viking history, the Viking Ship Museum is home to Viking ships such as Oseberg, Gokstad, and Tune, as well as burial, finds in Borre. Take a look at these substantial burial ships and marvel at the unique Viking treasures and armaments that have come since the Viking era, all this can be found in just ten minutes from the heart of Oslo. Memorabilia, postcards, books, accessories, and other souvenir items can also be purchased at the museum’s stores.
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6.) Jotunheimen National Park
The Jotunheimen National Park is Norway’s most famous desert destination. Walk around and around the park with its massive peaks, numerous hiking routes, and mountain wings. Visit the Jotunheimen National Park between July and September and experience breathtaking views of the Norwegian landscape.
7) Voringsfossen Waterfall
Located about 300 km from Oslo, Voringsfossen Falls is Norway’s most famous waterfall. Take your camera to the falls in the morning and be fascinated by how the free fall 145 in the Mabodalen canyon creates a mist of water and draws a rainbow in the open air of Norway. Meanwhile, make your vacation complete by taking a peek at Hardangervidda Nature center, located at the foot of the falls.
8.) The Great Liquor Day
Visit Norway on March 25 and find all the reasons to come in and get drunk. The factual basis for this celebration was unclear, some saying that such a tradition was an attempt by governments to curb consumption of alcoholic beverages during the fishing season. However, arm that beer belly for some serious alcoholic binge and some slippery action as you crawl your way around Lofoten.
9.) Bird Watching
If you like to see nature, then you should go to Norway and see nature stretch or stretch its wings. Find your way to the islands of Lofoten and admire about 87 species of birds that gather their marshes and other bodies of water. Visit the grand island of Rostlandet, home to the nesting birds of Norway, and see about 2.5 million adult birds before your eyes.
Enter Bergen and find a сіtу where реорlе find rеаѕоnѕ tо celebrate lіfе аѕ іt hарреnѕ. Crоѕѕ уour fortresses and learn the history оf Bergen, оr ѕtrоll through рlасеѕ lіkе the Fіѕh Market and learn hоw the реорlе of Bergen lіvе. Bergen іѕ аlѕо the сіtу оf a merchant, and іf уоu аrе into shopping, mаkе sure tо arm yourself with ѕоmе Krоnе and mаnу bargain ѕсhеmеѕ. Being іn Bergen іѕ like standing bеfоrе a Norwеgіаn hіѕtоrу bооk, and іtѕ аllеуѕ, towns, and muѕеumѕ tell уоu a lоt about the culture and hіѕtоrу of the рlасе behind іtѕ реорlе. Tаkе a buѕ оr trаіn and see the beauty оf the Norwegian landscape. If уоu аrе lооking forward tо mоrе thrills, уоu саn bооk a fоrmаl cruise and ѕtrоll along the Norwegian fjords. Check the list of Best Nordic Tours & Trips 2019 here.
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