Cheap Flights to Norway
If you enjoy stunning vistas, rugged landscapes and natural features, then Norway is the best place to head out to. The country is packed with plunging mountains, northern lights, huge waterfalls, fantastic fjords and arctic landscapes that will simply take your breath away. More than half of Oslo's 454 square kilometres are actually covered in lush green forests, making this capital city a very invigorating place to live.
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For the midnight sun and wildlife safaris, head for the home of the Sami in the northern part of the country. Consisting of Finmark, Troms and Nordland, the landscape changes from endless wilderness and tundra to alpine mountains and narrow fjords that have thriving coastal communities.
In the Arctic Circle area you can discover mountains, glaciers and valleys as well as the island of Lovund, with its large puffin colony. Whilst in this location, you can also visit several fantastic caves and rock formations, like for example in Setergrotta and Gronligrotta near Svartisen, or the fascinating Marmorslottet (the Marble Castle) which is close to Svartisen and Mel-fjord.
Saltfjellet-Svartisen National Park is one of Norway's most varied national parks, where you will find a breathtaking landscape with valleys, high mountains, glaciers, caves, rivers and a rich wildlife. You can scale the Saltfjellet Mountains and find some of the oldest farms in the area that show you how people lived over a hundred years ago.
Other places of interest are the county of Telemark, which is known for its canals, and the mountainous region of Gaustatoppen. Trondheim is the countries technology capital and is home to the famous Nidarosdomen Cathedral. The unique Kystriksveien route offers 650 kilometres of exceptional coastal landscape.
At the very top of Oslo, towers the new state of the art Holmenkollen Ski Jump, and the Royal Palace is found at the end of the main street.
There are fourteen large fortresses along the coast, Akershus Fortress in Oslo and Oscarsborg Fortress in Drobak are among the most popular ones.
There are eight UNESCO's World Heritage sites which include Urnes Stave Church in Luster, the rock carvings in Alta, the business district from the Hanseatic period in Bryggen, the Geiranger-fjord, the Vega Islands and the former mining town of Roros.