For a once-in-lifetime experience, Norway is the only way. Its iconic glaciers, mountains and fjords will transport you to a Viking winter wonderland like no other, before the grand finale of the Northern Lights takes your breath away. Step into Tromsoe to experience the aurora borealis as well as the chance to go snowmobiling, dog sledding or to stay in the famous ice hotel.
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Our Best Trips To Norway
- From 10 days - Tailor-made from £6200Discover Scandinavia on this ten-day luxury itinerary. You’ll be staying in this best hotels and eating in the finest restaurants as you explore the Medieval centre of Stockholm, the colourful harbour of Copenhagen, and ultimately sailing into Oslo. As well as...View Itinerary
- From 5 days - Tailor-made from £3259The itinerary is truly a once in a lifetime adventure. You’ll snowmobile, visit an ice hotel and hopefully see the Northern Lights in all their glory. Starting in Tromsø, which they call the Paris of the North, you’ll find your...View Itinerary
- From 4 days - Tailor-made from £759Tromsø is a lively city with a rich cultural life. It has a bustling, friendly nightlife and is full of interesting shops, museums, churches, cafés and restaurants with Arctic menus. This itinerary sees you go in hunt of the Northern Lights...View Itinerary
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Visit Tromsø, the capital of the Arctic, surrounded by mountains, fjords and islands. Hunt for the magical Northern Lights, experience the Sami culture and explore the Nordic wilderness during a traditional husky sledding. Situated at nearly 70° north, there are...
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Getting to Norway
The main international airport in Norway is Gardermoen in Oslo. You can also fly to Bergen, Tromso and Stavanger. There are ferry connections between Norway and Denmark, Germany and Sweden.
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Norway is one of the best places to visit to see the Northern Lights. This country is blessed with some of the world’s most beautiful green landscape. The sculptured mountains, vast lakes, and the snowy north make this the perfect place to visit if you are an adventure seeker. There is plenty of hiking, biking, northern light chasing and snowmobiling to be done here!
Norway’s capital city Oslo is somewhat of an undiscovered gem. With its cool quirky architecture and Nordic themes blended with modernism, it’s a nice place to visit if you are looking for a change from the fjords and stunning landscape.
- January123-7°C - 1°CJanuary is a cold month nationwide, with daily averages only reaching -3°C in Oslo. Further north temperatures will be even colder and snowfall is also very common. Even though January is still in the dark season, because of the heavy snowfall which reflects the sun, January seems to feel lighter.
- February123-7°C - 2°CFebruary is also very similar to January, cold temperatures in Oslo and even colder daily averages further north. Daily sunshine starts to increase from here onwards as we progress through the winter into spring.
- March123-3°C - 6°CMarch sees a slight increase in rainfall as the temperatures get slightly warmer. Further north the total hours of sunlight increases to 5.
- April3327°C - 16°CThe weather in April continues to get warmer, with temperatures rising to 5°C in Oslo. Further north temperatures remain colder but daily sunlight hours continue to increase.
- May3327°C - 16°CMay sees an increase in temperature with Oslo averaging at around 12°C. May is the start of spring, and with it brings 7 hours of sun during the day.
- June33211°C - 20°CMoving further into spring, June brings more good weather. Longer sunnier days and warmer temperatures with the average reaching 16°C in Oslo.
- July3313°C - 22°CJuly is Norway's warmest month, with the average in Oslo reaching 18°C. In previous years Norway has seen warmer summers, but it is hard to predict when the heat wave arrives each year.
- August32212°C - 20°CAugust continues to be a warm month, but is the rainiest month with around 90mm of rain on average.
- September327°C - 16°CSeptember is a pleasant month, temperatures start to drop again but there is less rain compared to August. September is on the cusp of the dark season so the days start to get shorter.
- October134°C - 10°COctober is the start of the dark season, with around 3 hours of sunlight in total. Because of this, temperatures drop right down with averages in Oslo only reaching 7°C.
- November31-1°C - 4°CNovember is a good time to visit if you are looking to catch the Northern lights in all their glory. Due to there only being 1 hour of sunlight during the day, there is plenty of time in darkness to see them!
- December113-5°C - -1°CIn December temperatures get even colder and there is still only an hour of sunlight during the day. Expect plenty of snow as well and don't be surprised if temperatures stay sub zero.
What Everyone Does In Norway
What Norway is most famous for is its incredible Fjords which are found mainly on the West coast. A great way to see them is via boat, which will cruise amongst the fjords, meandering in and out allowing you to take in their splendour.
What Some People Do In Norway
Head up north to Lapland to see the northern lights. A great family trip as you can take your children to visit Santa Claus and experiencing the Northern Lights is fun for everyone. Take a snowmobile ride or even a husky tour through the snowy mountains.
What No One Else Does In Norway
You’ve probably planned to spend most of your time outdoors to take in the fresh Norwegian air. One thing we recommend, which not many people do, is to take a road trip along the Atlantic Ocean Road. Experience some outstanding landscape and beautifully sculptured roads.
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