What To Do In Norway - 40+ Bucketlist Ideas

Fjords and mountains set the scene. Colourful villages immerse you in culture. Seaplanes and yachts provide an epic view onto nature. Norway is both wild and local, a mix of staggering nature and friendly people inviting you to their home. Here are some of the ultimate things to do in Norway.

Scenic aerial view of glacier lake in Norway in summer, Lovatnet

Seaplane Over Fjords From Bergen

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A young man leaning on a rail of a ship with a Norwegian flag waving behind him, Songefjorden, Norway. The motor of the ship makes the water wavy and foamy. Lush green mountains surrounding the fjord.

Private Naeroyfjord Yacht Charter

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End of Geirangerfjord, Norway

Scenic Geirangerfjord Helicopter Flight

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Breathtaking view on Geirangerfjord fjord and the Seven Sisters waterfall, Norway.

Geirangerfjord Yacht Charter

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Aerial view of Stavanger downtown and surrounding islands in Norway

Scenic Flight Over Stavanger

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A snowmobile detail on a barren winter landscape

Multi-Day Snowmobile Expedition to Isfjord Radio

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a calm winter night just outside Tromsø in Arctic Norway, Aurora Borealis dances along the fjord.

Northern Lights Sailing Trip, Tromso

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Where to Stay in Norway

Where you stay in Norway depends on where you are. Log cabins and igloos evoke tradition, especially in the Arctic Circle. The best city hotels are boutique options. Everything in Norway is on a small scale and the accommodation can be a big part of your travel memories.

Hotel Aurland 29.2

Stay at Hotel Aurland 29.2

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Wolf Lodge Norway

Stay at Wolf Lodge

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Stay at Lyngen Lodge

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Storfjord Hotel

Stay at Hotel Storfjord

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The Thief Oslo

Stay at The Thief Oslo

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Hotel Union Øye

Stay at Hotel Union Oye

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Norway Experiences

Experiences are itinerary ideas, created by leading travel designers. Use them as inspiration and planning tools for your dream trip. Make a trip request and we will connect you to a travel designer who can create your dream Norway experience.

Atlantic Ocean Road or the Atlantic Road (Atlanterhavsveien) been awarded the title as Norwegian Construction of the Century. The road classified as a National Tourist Route. Aerial photography

Highlights of Norway Self Drive

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The seven sisters waterfall over Geirangerfjord, located near the Geiranger village, Norway

Norwegian Fjords Spring Experience

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Extraordinary Winter Travel Moments in Norway

These travel moments can only be experienced during the winter, when snow wraps itself across the wilderness. Head north to see the Northern Lights, travel by snowmobile and dog sled, meet the Sami people and embrace the great winter outdoors.

The polar arctic Northern lights aurora borealis sky star in Norway Svalbard in Longyearbyen city mountains

Svalbard Northern Lights Hunting by Electric Snowmobile

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Dogsledding in Spitsbergen

Spitsbergen Winter Dog Sledding

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cod and halibutt fishing

Northern Norway Deep-Sea Fishing

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Sami tent, sledges and bearskin

Sami Culture & Camp

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A young male moose sticks out his tongue in Norway

Arctic Wildlife Safari

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Strolling through the coldest cities in Norway.

Hunt the King Crab in Northern Norway

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A beautiful mountain river rapids in mountains of Folgefonna National park in Norway. Autumn landscape of a river rapids.

Hike around Folgefonna Glacier

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What To Do In Norway in Summer

Welcome to the land of the midnight sun. Norway is lush, blue and green throughout summer and the extended hours of daylight are a great opportunity for travel. Just imagine how much you can do and see when it is light for 24 hours of the day.

View of Trollfjord with snow-capped mountains on Lofoten Islands, Nordland, Norway

Midnight Sun Safari to Trollfjord

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Hiking tour on the Ulriken, Bergen

Hiking around Bergen

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Mountain road in Norway.

Drive Road 7 From Bergen to Hardangerfjord

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Aerial of the famous Voringsfossen Waterfall, Norway. Sun just peaking through the clouds on this rainy day. Converted from RAW.

Waterfalls of Hardangerfjord Tour

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Goat Farming in Norway

Aurlandsfjord Safari

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Climer climbing via ferrata in Loen Norway. Ferrata trail in mountains, scenic view over glacier landscape in Scandinavia.

Climb on the Via Ferrata

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Beautiful Nature Norway natural landscape. lovatnet lake.

Kayak on Lake Lovatnet and Nordfjord

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View of Loen and Lovatnet photo taken on the way up the Via ferrata. Norway fjord, glacier landscape.

Loen Skylift & Hike

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Woman with backpack hiking through beautiful hills near sea in Norway

Runde Island Birdwatching Tour

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Cityscape of Alesund town at sunset, Norway

Alesund and Mount Aksla Private Tour

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What To Do In Norway Any Month of the Year

While the climate changes dramatically, there are some things you can do in Norway every month of the year. These travel ideas are popular in many Norway experiences and reveal surprising sides to this extraordinary country.

Powerful horned heads of two musk oxen close-up. hairy musk oxen under heavy snowfall on a background of white snow.

Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella Musk Oxen Walking Safari

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Pilot whale mother swimming with baby whale. Photo taken in Norway.

Vesteralen Whale Safari

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Beautiful moment of Northern Light above the beautiful mountains behind the village Hamnøy on the Lofoten in Norway. During the winter months the chance of seeing Northern Lights on the Lofoten is qui

Lofoten Islands Highlights Tour

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El Bryggen de Bergen desde la subida de la montaña.

Bergen Gastronomy Tour

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Bergen street at night with boats in Norway, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Bergen World Heritage City Tour

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Train in Flam - Norway - nature and travel background

Ride Famous Flam Railway

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Drone photo of Atlantic road in Norway

Tour the Atlantic Road

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Damstredet road in Oslo Norway during a summer day

Oslo City Tour

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