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Best places to visit in Norway

Rauland
Country: Norway

Rauland is a part of Vest-Telemark, a traditional region in Norway. It used to be a municipality of Telemark county. It was created in the year 1860 from the districts of Oyfjell located in Lardal and Rauland which is in Vinje as a way to adjust ...

Heddal
Country: Norway

The Hitterdal parish was established as a municipality on the first of January in 1838. In the year 1913, Notodden was separated as a municipality  and as a city from Heddal. On the first of January in 1964, Heddal and Notodden were merged ...

Bo Summarland
Country: Norway

Bo Summarland is the biggest waterparks in Norway and is also one of the largest waterparks of Europe. The waterpark is located about 2 hours away from the city of Oslo. Parques Reunidos own the waterpark. They also own Tusenfryd, which is anoth ...

Egersund
Country: Norway

Since the stone ages, there have been people living in the area that is now Egersund. There are many places where there has been settlement ruins found that date back to the migration ages of Norway, which was in 400 through 600 BC.  ...

Lysefjorden
Country: Norway

Lysefjorden is located in the southwest part of Norway. The name means light fjord and it is thought that the name comes from the rocks that are lightly colored along the sides. The fjord was carved out by glaciers during the ice ages and was th ...

Suldal
Country: Norway

Suldal is located in the northeastern part of Rogaland county in Norway. The area has a long history of trade connections with the Setesdal valley and on further east. The major mountain plateau trade route went east from the Suldal into Rogalan ...

Utstein Kloster
Country: Norway

Utstein Kloster or the Utstein Abbey, is a medieval monastery that is extremely well-preserved. It is the best preserved building of its kind in all of Norway. It is located in Rogaland county on the Mosteroy island.  The abbey was ...

Karmoy
Country: Norway

Karmoy is an island that is 30 kilometers long. The word karmr in Norse means protection and the island lies in the shape of a shield protecting the mainland from the sea. Karmsundet is located on the inside. This is a shipping channel that was ...

Haugesund
Country: Norway

Haugesund is a town located in Rogaland County in Norway. It is the center of the population for the northern Rogaland area. Haugesund is rather small as it only takes up about 73 square kilometers. The population of the town is 34,619.  ...

Baroniet Rosendal
Country: Norway

Baroniet Rosendal is a manor and historic estate that is located in Hordaland county in Norway. The history of the estate dates back to the 1650s. it was at this time that Ludvig Holgersen Rosenkrantz, a nobleman, came to Bergen as a war commiss ...

Hardangerfjorden
Country: Norway

The Hardangerfjord is the 3rd longest fjord in the entire world, and it is the 2nd longest fjord in all of Norway. It is located in the region of Hardanger, in Hordaland County (in the country of Norway of course). The fjor ...

Sognefjord
Country: Norway

The Sognefjord, also referred to as the Sognefjorden, is the biggest fjord in Norway, and it is the 3rd longest in the entire world (after the Greely and Scoresby Sund Fjord). Since the other couple of fjords are usually covered with ...

Eidfjord
Country: Norway

Eidfjord is in Hordaland County, and it is a municipality in Norway. The municipality is in the Hardanger district, a traditional district. The administrative hub of the municipality is the town of Eidfjord, where most of the population of the m ...

Ulvik
Country: Norway

Ulvik is located in Norway, and it is a municipality in Hordaland County. The municipality’s boundaries stretch from the mountains to the Hardangerfjord, and the mountains reach up to nearly 6,000 feet above sea level. The administrative h ...

Voss
Country: Norway

Voss is in Hordaland County, and it is a municipality in Norway. It was once a part of the old district of Voss. The administrative hub of the municipality is the town of Vossevangen. Some of the other small towns include Vinje, Stalheim, Opphei ...

Urnes Stavkirke
Country: Norway

 The Urnes Stave Church was built in the 12th church. It is a stave church that is located at Ornes, and it runs on the Lustrafjorden in the Luster municipality in Norway, in Sogn og Fjordane County. It lies on the fjord’s ...

Jostedalsbreen
Country: Norway

Jostedalsbreen is the biggest glacier in all of continental Europe. I tis located in Western Norway, in Sogn og Fjordane County. Jostedalsbreen is situated in the municipalities of Stryn, Jolster, Sogndal, and Luster. The tallest peak in the are ...

Forde and Jolster
Country: Norway

Jolster is a municipality in Norway, in Sogn og Fjordane. It is located in an old district called Sunnfjord. The administrative hub is the town of Skei. Other towns and villages in the municipality include Langhaugane, Vassenden, Alhus, and Helg ...

Nordfjord
Country: Norway

Nordfjord, which translates to Northern fjord – as opposed to Sunnfjord, is in Norway, and it is one of the traditional districts there. The area is located in the northern area of Sogn og Fjordane County in the area of Norway referred to ...

Selje and Stad
Country: Norway

Selje is a municipality in Norway, in Sogn og Fjordane County. It is situated in the old district of Nordfjord. Seljeis is a village that is the administrative hub of the municipality of Selje. Some of the other towns in the municipality include ...

Geirangerfjorden
Country: Norway

The Geirangerfjord is a fjord in More og Romsdal County, in the region of Sunnmore, in the country of Norway. It is located completely in the municipality of Stranda. It is a 9.3-mile long stretch off of the Sunnylvsfjorden, which is a branching ...

Alesund
Country: Norway

Alesund is a municipality and town in Norway, in More og Romsdal County. It is within the old district of Sunnmore, and it is in the middle of the region of Alesun. It is a major port, and it is famed for its heavy architecture in the Art Noveau ...

Andalsnes
Country: Norway

Andalsnes is a town in More og Romsdal County, in the Rauma Municipality of Norway. Andalsnes is the administrative hub of the municipality of Rauma. It is a town comprised of 670 acres, and it has a population that is a little over 2,200. It ha ...

Molde
Country: Norway

Molde is a municipality and city in Romsdal in Norway, in More og Romsdal County. It is situated on the peninsula of Romsdal, and it surrounds Moldefjord and Fannefjord.  Molde is the governmental hub of More og Romsdal County, the ...

Kristiansund
Country: Norway

Kristiansund is a municipality and city on the Norwegian western coast in the district of Nordmore, and it is located in More og Romsdal County. It was officially granted township status in 1742, and it is still a big town in the area. In fact, ...

Oppdal
Country: Norway

Oppdal is a municipality and village in Sor-Trondelag County, in Norway. It is considered to be within the Dovre region. The administrative hub of the municipality includes Holan, Fagerhaug, Vognillan, and Lonset. Fagerhaug, the Oppdal Airport i ...

Roros
Country: Norway

Roros is a municipality and town in Norway, in Sor-Trondelag County. It is considered to be within the Gauldalen region. Roros is the administrative center of the municipality. Some of the other villages nearby include Hitterdalen, Galaa, Ferage ...

Outer Trondheimsfjorden
Country: Norway

Name The fjord gets its name from Trondheim – but at first the fjord could have been Pround or Prond in the Old Norse language. That name would have been related to the verb proast, and ...

Inner Trondheimsfjorden
Country: Norway

The Trondheimsfjord is an inlet in the Norwegian Sea. It is the 3rd-biggest fjord at roughly 81 miles long. It is situated in the western central part of Norway, and it goes from Orland in the west to Steinkjer in the north, and it pa ...

Levanger
Country: Norway

Levanger is a municipality in Norway, in Nord-Trondelang County. It is considered to be within the Innherred region. Levenager is the administrative hub of the municipality. Some of the other nearby towns include Skogn, Ronglan, Okkenhaug, Nesse ...

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