Norway is famous for its snow-capped mountains, beautiful glacier-carved fjords, outdoor activities, forest land, historic towns and delightful fishing villages. The inhabitants are known to be down to earth friendly people, and visitors enjoy the promise of the spectacular Northern Lights. Norway offers a rich cultural heritage and world-renowned artists such as Edvard Munch.
Oslo, the oldest of the Scandanavian Capitals, was founded by Harald Hadrade in the 11th Century and is surrounded by Mountains at the head of a 70 mile fjord. Visit Akershus Slott (Akershus Castle), or the Viking Ship Museum. Or delight in the Fram & Norweigian Maritime Museum, Concert Hall or Opera House.
The historic trading port of Bergen is Norway’s second largest city and is estimated to have been founded in 1070. The city’s most popular attractions include the Funicular, Aquarium and the Hanseatic Museum. Bergen is the birthplace of the composer Edward Grieg, so don’t miss the chance to visit the hugely popular Edward Grieg Museum.
The open top bus tour of Stavanger, which is available whenever a cruise ship is in port, offers 360 degree views of this magnificent city. Hop off at one of the city’s museums such as the Norweigian Petroleum Museum, Stavanger Museum or The Museum of Archaeology. Or visit Stavanger Cathedral and the old town.
Explore this beautiful country with a City Sightseeing tour.