Northern light aurora borealis-Tromso

Tromso – The Northern Paris

Tromso Tromsø lies in the northern part of Norway and was originally a medieval fortress community on the frontier of the wilderness. It lies only a couple of hundred miles away from the Arctic Circle, but it is warmer than most of its surroundings due to the benefits of the …

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The Vigeland Park, Oslo

Oslo – Beta World City

Oslo The economic and political center of Norway, Oslo is ranked as a Beta World City, which means that it is one of the best places to visit and live in based on several quality of life indexes. It is the fastest growing major city in all of Europe and …

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Malmo-Third Largest City in Sweden

Malmo Malmo (Malmö in Swedish) is the third largest city in Sweden and joins with nearby Copenhagen to form the Oresund (Øresund) Region, which is the most densely populated area of the Scandinavian region. Despite the large size of the city and the region surrounding it, Malmö is a very …

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Hints & Tips Scandinavia

DID YOU Remember Everything?-Hints & Tips Scandinavia Checklist for World Travellers Valid passport, proper vaccination and insurance can determine whether the holiday is a success. There are many little things to watch out for in connection with a journey, both before, during and after. Otherwise, the journey quickly become an …

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7 World Heritage Sites in Norway

7 World Heritage Sites in Norway to Visit Explore the world heritage sites in Norway. The criteria for admittance to the UNESCO list of World Heritage sites are strict ; “Masterpieces created by human” is one such criterion. Another might be places that document the exchange between cultures or places …

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The Stave Churches

The Stave Churches in Norway The Stave churches are  the most important examples of the European medieval architecture when we look at wooden constructions. Most of the stave churches built in Norway during the Middle Ages were stave churches. Timber was the natural building material then- and is still the …

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Urnes Stave Church-One of the many stave churches in Norway

List over Stave Churches

List Over Stave Churches in Norway In Lustrafjorden, on a beautifully pointed and narrow piece of land that juts out into the sea surrounded by farms and fruit trees, is the stave church which was incorporated into the World Heritage Site in 1979. Urnes stave church is the oldest and most …

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Nyhavn Copenhagen

Copenhagen The Wonderful

Home of The Little Mermaid Almost everyone visits the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen Harbour. In H. C. Andersen’s famous fairytale she sacrifice her voice to transform her fish-tail to legs and win the love of a prince Love can be whimsical – The unhappy mermaid sees that the prince leaves …

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Stockolm Royal

Stockholm-“The Capital of Scandinavia”

Stockholm is situated by and “in” water and exactly this makes the city so charming.  Sodermalms (Södermalm) heights overlooking the city and the ancient forests on the island of Djurgarden form striking contrasts In the Swedish metropolis stands a tower that offers an exceptional view – from the 155 meter …

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Opera House-Oslo City

Oslo City

The City of Art Only about a quarter of Norway’s capital consists of houses, streets and squares. Including Museums and libraries devoted to Henrik Ibsen and Edvard Munch. The rest is forest, lakes and the world’s most famous ski jump. From almost everywhere in the city, one can see Holmenkollbakken …

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Trondheim-Home of The Strong and Fruitful

The Rose of Trondheim Since the Middle Ages, the Olaf-Rose have been used as the city’s symbol. A Icelandic sorcery book mention the rose as a reference to a knot St. Olaf carried around, as protection against temptation. Well, you’re going to need several roses if you want protection against …

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Borgund Stave Church

Borgund Stave church Borgund stave church is located in Borgund in the Laerdal municipality in the county Sogn og Fjordane. Approx. 200 km east of the city Bergen, and 50 km from Flam. This church is considered as a very well preserved stave church -the most authentic of all- from the …

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St. Olaf’s Final Resting Place

The Legendary St. Olaf Close to Trondheim lies the burial site of the famous St. Olaf, the magnificent Nidaros Cathedral. St. Olaf, also known as Olav Haraldsson , was the king of Norway in the period 1015-1028. St. Olaf led the unification of the country ahead and played a fundamental …

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North Cape-The Real Norway

North Cape Nordkapp which directly translated means North Cape is an interesting destination. This place has a great history as one that was rounded by Richard Chancellor in the 16th century when he discovered the Northeast Passage. North Cape of Norway is home to many attractions. People who have come …

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Viking Ship Museum

Viking Ship Museum Located in Oslo, the Viking Ship Museum is a part of Norway’s Museum of Cultural History at the University of Oslo. This is one of the largest collections of Viking ships and other pieces of Nordic culture in the world, making it a must-view site for anybody …

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Røros -A Must Visit Destination

A world heritage site A copper mining town established in the 19th century, Roros is one of the most serene and beautiful sites in all of Scandinavia. It was placed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 1980 and has been a treasure for residents and tourists alike in Norway. For …

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Eidfjord-The Pearl of Hardanger

Voringfossen-Eidfjord Norway is well know for its mountainous landscape, fjords, ice covered slopes and rivers that cut through them. This landscape creates waterfalls that are not only magical but also adds some magnificence to the country’s signature attractions. One such waterfall is Voringfossen.  Voringfossenas waterfall as it is called by …

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Svalbard-The Arctic Experience

Introducing Svalbard An archipelago located in the Arctic Ocean, Svalbard was originally a whaling base which then became a coal mining area. The region came under Norwegian rule in the 1920s and is now home to the University Centre in Svalbard, also known by the acronym UNIS. This region is …

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Urnes Stave Church

Urnes Stave Church Located in the village of Ornes, the Urnes Stave Church is a historic landmark in Norway that attracts thousands of tourists every year. The church was originally constructed in the 12th century and sits on the eastern side of a large fjord, presenting visitors with a glimpse …

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Nidaros Cathedral-A Major Tourist Attraction

The Nidaros Cathedral was built in the 11th century and marks the burial site of Saint Olaf, who ruled the nation during a portion of that era. Originally a Roman Catholic Church, it moved to Lutheranism in 1537 during the Protestant Reformation. Nidaros is one of the most historic buildings …

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Jostedalsbreen Glacier

If you imagine that the Great Barrier reef is the most breathtaking feature in the seas Jostedalsbreen Glacier may give a rude shock. You can’t imagine massive amounts of water frozen into a large glacier. It is unimaginable how much volume of water would be released if just half of …

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Heddal Stave Church

The magnificent Heddal Stave Church is the largest stave church in all of Norway. Constructed all the way back in the 13th century, it has been through several renovations due to poor maintenance over the years, most notably in the 16th, 19th, and 20th centuries. The most recent restoration of …

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Bergen-The City of Rainbows

Bergen city is probably among the most known  and visited cities in Norway. This city is one of the most historic cities in all of Europe, Bergen was founded in the 11th century and is a place filled with natural beauty and Norwegian culture. Bergen city is known for its …

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Viborg City

Viborg city perfectly adds to the great treasure destinations that Denmark has to offer its visitors. No wonder when you consider all the pleasures you can easily acquire. Viborg city whose name means “the sacred place on the ground” is no exception. Inviting taverns, museums, late dining and a separate …

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Odense

Odense could be one of the de la creme cities of Denmark which anyone in Denmark cannot miss to visit. Just to note, Whenever people talk about Funen, the name Odense city quickly comes to mind. So as a matter of curiosity, visiting Odense city should be a priority. The …

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