Welcome to the city of Haugesund. Located on the west coast Beautiful cities of Norway | Haugesund Oslo har de siste årene toppet mange lister over verdens mest reiseverdige byer. Se lyset i Troms og Finnmark Places to go; Where Norwegians go situated just north of the Arctic Circle and is described as a varied, untouched and beautiful alternative to Lofoten Read more about places to go in our blogpost about the Sognefjord Explore Monica Larsen-Kiley's board "Norway!" on Pinterest. See more ideas about norway, beautiful norway, beautiful places
Local tour operators offer many types of excursions to give the best possible chances of seeing this incredible phenomenon depending on conditions and the time of year. That is not to say that it does not get cold; the temperature can range from -25°C -13°F up to 5°C 41°F in winter. The average winter temperature is around -4°C 24°F, which is actually not too bad considering its location.
Location Bergen and Kristiansand are pleasant cities with a lot of students from different institutions, and they both offer possibilities for an exciting student life. Both cities are close to nature.
You can view the Fjord from the famous Stegastein viewpoint. Join our trip to Flåm and you can experience this. Fjærlandsfjord: also a branch of Sognefjorden, is at a meeting point between glacier and fjord. Read about visiting Fjærlandsfjord here. Other, more man-made attractions include Selje Abbey, a Benedictine monastery; stave churches such as the Borgund Stave Church the best preserved of Norway's stave churches ; as well as the extremely scenic and steep Flåmsbanen the Flåm railway line.
Flåmsbanen runs between Myrdal and Flåm you can take the train from Bergen to Myrdal first. The routes are prone to seasonal variation, explore Norled's website here.
These take between 2. Geirangerfjorden A 15 km branch of a larger system of fjords. Surrounded by some of the west coast of Norway's steepest mountains, it is a narrow fjord with no habitable shoreline.
During summer, the population increases to around 30,000-40,000 people, due to camping sites and cottages around the town centre as well as boats visiting the harbour. Asker — a small village just outside Oslo is a beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit.
You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination. The compact, wooden town of Røros is clinging to a wide-open mountain plateau.
Lodalen valley in Stryn offers many cool activities. In five minutes, the Loen Skylift cable car takes you from the fjord to the peak of Mount Hoven. Bergen is also an important cultural centre in its region and in Norway, maybe best known for hosting the annual Bergen International Festival Festspillene i Bergen.
More information here and here. Bergen at Night A beautiful evening in December.
Lille Lungegårdsvannet lake Spring time at Lille Lungegårdsvannet.
Western Norway Vestlandet Western Norway is one of Norway's major geographic areas and It's nature has a lot to offer. This article summarizes Western Norway, which contains the following counties: Møre og Romsdal, Vestland and Rogaland. Western Norway's climate is such that a short trip from the milder coastal areas can bring you into a colder inland climate providing seasonal opportunities for skiing and other winter-sports. The summaries and links below to the counties will get you started exploring the nature of Western Norway. Rogaland Stavanger is the largest city in Rogaland and is situated near many of Rogaland's natural attractions. Preikestolen Preikestolen Pulpit Rock, a steep cliff offering a spectacular view, towers 604 metres above Lysefjorden and is one of the most visited toursit attractions in Norway. Kjerag Kjerag is a 1,110 metre tall mountain featuring Kjeragbolten a 5-cubic-metre stone wedged in the moutain's crevasse and Kjergafossen among the highest waterfalls in Norway and in the world as well as opportunities for hiking, base jumping, and climbing.