Fjords and the Midnight Sun

Starting in Oslo, make your way north along the coast to Norwegian Lapland on a trip of fjords, Sami culture, the Northern Lights, and more.

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Trip itinerary

  • 1

    Oslo, Norway

  • 2

    Geilo, Norway

  • 3

    Bergen, Norway

  • 4

    Geiranger, Norway

  • 5

    Trondheim, Norway

  • 6

    Mo i Rana, Norway

  • 7

    Svolvaer, Norway

  • 8

    Tromso, Norway

  • 9

    Hammerfest, Norway

  • 10

    Honningsvag, Norway

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Things to do in and around Oslo

  • Grensen Looking Toward Oslo Domkirke
  • Oslo
  • Nationalgallerie Oslo und Hotel Savoy
  • Bygdøy
  • Frogner Park, Oslo
  • Oscarsborg
  • Henie Onstad kunstsenter
  • Oslo Cultural Museum - Oslo, Norway
  • Munch Museum
  • DSC00456, Viking Ship Museum, Oslo, Norway
  • Oslo's Opera House
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  • Summer at Hovedøya
  • Nobel Peace Center in the rain
  • Ra II
  • Fountain piece.
  • Oslo Summer
  • Loopen
  • Markus' Balcony


Norway, Eastern Norway region

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The capital of Norway, this easy-going city boasts world-class museums, buzzing nightlife, and several fun outdoor activities.

Oslo is the capital of Norway and most populous city in Norway. Oslo has 343 lakes and there are 40 islands within the city limits, which surrounded by green hills and mountains. The city has a large and varied number of cultural attractions inluding The Munch Museum, Folkemuseet - an outdoor Folk art museum, The Vigeland Museum and The Viking Ship Museum. In addition a large number of festivals are held in Oslo such as Oslo Jazz festival, Øyafestivalen - Oslo's biggest Rock festival, The Oslo World Music Festival and The Norwegian Wood in June. Landmarks in the city include the Royal Palace, Karl Johans gate, Storting - the norwegian parliment and The National Theatre.
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Things to do in and around Geilo

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  • The Flam to Myrdal
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  • Gardnos Meteor Crater
  • Kjeåsen mountain farm flag


Norway, Southern Norway region

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With skiing, hiking, rafting, and glacier trekking, Geilo is the perfect destination for exploring Norway's natural beauty.

Geilo is a center in the municipality of Hol in Norway, in the valley of Hallingdal. The Bergen Line facilitated Geilo's development as the first skiing resort in the country, and it is still one of the largest. It is also famous for having some of the most luxurious and expensive holiday cabins in Norway. Geilo is primarily a ski resort town, but also offers summer activities. Geilo is in a valley with mountain ranges on each side. The center of the town lies at 800 meters above sea level, and its highest point is 1178 meters above sea level. It is 250 km from Oslo and 260 km from Bergen.
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Things to do in and around Bergen

  • The City of Bergen
  • Nygårdsgaten / Christiesgate
  • Bryggen Afternoon Drive By
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  • Hanseatic Museum
  • wanderung vom mount floyen zum mount ulriken - echt zache 6 stunden über stock und stein...
  • Bergen seen from mount Ulriken
  • St Mary's Church, Bergen
  • Laurie Grundt (1)
  • Akvariet i Bergen
  • Old City
  • Steinsdalsfossen
  • Troldhaugen the home of the musician and composer  Grieg in Bergen.
  • At 17th Century Manor
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  • Tvindefossen waterfall
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Norway, Western Norway region

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With breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, this exciting city has a thriving cultural life and a lively indie music scene.

Bergen is a city in Hordaland on the west coast of Norway, on the peninsula of Bergenshalvøyen. The remains of the quays, Bryggen, is a World Heritage Site. The city's Fisketorget (fish market) is a local tourist attraction. Other attractions include the Ruins of the Christ Church, the Ole Bull statue, the Madam Felle monument, the lake Tennebekktjørna beach and the Mt. Ulriken trail. Bergen is also Norway's largest cruise ship port. The city hosts several festivals including the Bergen International Festival.
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Things to do in and around Geiranger

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  • Geiranger Fjord
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  • Trollstigen Mountain Road in Norway
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  • geirangerfjord in technicolor
  • Hellesylt & Geiranger Fjord-20
  • Hjørundfjorden
  • 15: Flydalsjuvet


Norway, Western Norway region

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This charming small town is home to what is considered one of the world's most beautiful mainland fjords.

Geiranger is a small tourist village in Sunnmøre in the western part of Norway. Geiranger is home to some of the most spectacular scenery in the world, and has been named the best travel destination in Scandinavia by Lonely Planet. Since 2005, the Geirangerfjord area has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Seven Sisters waterfall is located just west of Geiranger. The tourist season stretches from May to early September and there are five hotels and over ten camping sites. Tours of the nearby historic farms of Knivsflå and Skageflå are available from Geiranger.
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Things to do in and around Trondheim

  • Trondheim sentrum - Flyfoto (ca. 1982)
  • Trondheim, Norway
  • Trondheim
  • Norway, August 2007
  • Munkholmen
  • Munkholmen_Trondheim
  • Røros 3
  • Trondheim Kunstmuseum
  • The Old Bridge
  • Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum, Trondheim
  • Erkebispegården
  • Fiskarkjerringa på Veiholmen
  • Lost boat in Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella National Park


Norway, Trondelag region

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Norway's former capital is now a lovely city filled with cafes, bars, restaurants, and plenty of interesting museums.

Trondheim is a city in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. Most of the downtown area of Trondheim is scattered with small specialty stores and shops, however a considerable part of the downtown shopping area is concentrated around the pedestrianized streets Nordre gate, Olav Tryggvasons gate and Thomas Angells gate. Landmarks in town include Kristiansten Fortress, The Munkholmen islet, the statue of Olav Tryggvason in the city's central plaza and the Stiftsgården royal residence. The Nidaros Cathedral is particularly noteworthy for it's cultural and religious significance and for it's gothic architecture.
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Things to do in and around Mo i Rana

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  • The ever-closed tourist info centre
  • Mo I Rana, Norway
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  • Mo i Rana
  • A bordo Ferry Bodo a Svolvaer #1
  • Fjellene i Sjunkhatten nasjonalpark sett fra Durmålstind

Mo i Rana

Norway, Northern Norway region

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Also known simply as "Mo," it is one of Norway's northernmost cities and is the gateway to the unique nature of the Arctic Circle.

Mo i Rana is a town and administrative center of the municipality of Rana in Nordland county, Norway. It is located just south of the Arctic Circle and in the Helgeland region of Nordland. Some of the outlying areas of the town include the suburbs of Basmoen and Ytteren in the north and Selfors in the east. The town is called "Mo i Rana" to distinguish it from other places named Mo (including the town of Mosjoen, also in Helgeland) though locally the town is usually just called Mo. The population density is 1,467 inhabitants per square kilometer. This makes it the largest town in Helgeland and the second largest (after Bodo) in Nordland.
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Things to do in and around Svolvaer

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  • Walking around Svolvaer
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  • Eidsfjorden, Eidslandet, Norway.
  • Henningsvær Harbour
  • Fjellene i Sjunkhatten nasjonalpark sett fra Durmålstind


Norway, Northern Norway region

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An important fishing village and port, surrounded on one side by water and on the other by protective mountains.

Svolvær is the administrative centre of Vagan Municipality in Nordland County, Norway. It is located on the island of Austvagoya in the Lofoten archipelago. It is a favourite starting point for tourists visiting the Lofoten islands. Whale watching tours depart from Svolvær in late autumn and winter with a focus on Orcas. Boat excursions to nearby Raftsundet strait and its famous branch Trollfjord is also arranged from Svolvær.
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Things to do in and around Tromso

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  • Tromsø, the Paris of the North
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  • Ishavskatedralen, Tromsø
  • The boundary stone of three countries
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  • Arctic-alpine botanic garden
  • Polar Museum
  • Telegrafbukta, Tromso, Norway, spring 2014
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Norway, Northern Norway region

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This bustling Norwegian city is filled with cultural venues, historic sites, good food, and exciting nightlife.

Tromsø is a city in Troms county, Norway. Most of Tromsø, including the city centre, is located on the island of Tromsøya. The Arctic Cathedral, a modern church from 1965, is probably the most famous landmark in Tromsø. Tromsø is in the middle of the Aurora Borealis zone, and is one of the best places in the world to observe the aurora. The city hosts many music festivals year round. Some of the notable ones are Nordlysfestivalen, Insomnia Festival and The Bukta Tromsø Open Air Festival. Other popular cultural summer events are the Karlsøy festival and the Riddu Riddu festival.
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Things to do in and around Hammerfest

  • Hammerfest in Noorwegen - Hurtigruten met de MS Lofoten, aug. 2013
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  • Hønseby, Seiland
  • La Villa -  Alta Badia


Norway, Northern Norway region

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Known as one of the world's most northern settlements, this lovely town features an ice-free bay and a relaxed atmosphere.

Hammerfest is one of the northernmost towns in the world. It is located on the northwestern coast of the island of Kvaloya, just north of Rypefjord and southwest of the village of Forsol. The town has an ice-free harbor, including the nearby island of Melkøya which is home to a natural gas processing station. It processes gas from the Snohvit gas field in the Barents Sea. Rypefjord is a suburb to the south of the town. The main church for the town and municipality is Hammerfest Church. The "midnight sun" is above the horizon from 15 May to 31 July, and the period with continuous daylight lasts a bit longer. Polar night, on the other hand, lasts from 23 November to 19 January.
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Things to do in and around Honningsvag

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  • Holy rock of the Sami people Finnkirka Kjollefjord Nordkinnhalvøya Finnmark Norway.
  • Hønseby, Seiland
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  • La Villa -  Alta Badia


Norway, Northern Norway region

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Norway's northernmost city, the charming bayside Honningsvag is the perfect place to explore the Arctic and see the northern lights.

Honningsvag is the northernmost city of Norway. It is located in Nordkapp Municipality in Finnmark county. Honningsvag is situated at a bay on the southeastern side of the large island of Mageroya, while the famous North Cape and its visitors center is on the northern side of the island. The town is a port of call for cruise ships, especially in the summer months.
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