The hectic schedule has made us stressed and depressed. Sometimes it becomes quite difficult to bridge the gap between personal and professional life. More or less everyone has to go through this state of affairs. You are no exception; sometimes you also feel the same.
In such a situation, one has to take a long break from his or her daily routine and step up for travelling. It is one of the most convenient ways to remove stress from our life. If you are planning for visiting a beautiful place to relax down properly, Norway would be your perfect destination. It is a wonderful place where you can see the amalgamation of the old and new essence. Norway is also a safe place to visit; therefore, it does not matter whether you are thinking about a solo or a family trip. You can enjoy and explore wonderful Norway at its best.
Prior to visiting this place, it is important to know some information about the place. Below are the things to do in Norway.
Enjoy the beauty of the magnificent country- Norway
Definitely, you have heard about the rail routes of Norway. If you want to enjoy the country to the fullest train journey is one the best options for you. It is extremely convenient and you will surely enjoy the trip as you can explore the country from a completely different viewpoint. So, if you are in Norway, don’t forget to enjoy the train journey. It will give you an awesome experience.
Oslo Cathedral is a magnificent church that was built in its original form in the 11th century. One of the most interesting things about this church is, after visiting here, you can see the events of the Norwegian Royal Family such as weddings. This church was built in baroque style which is amazing in one word. You will fall in love with its marvellous architecture. So, don’t forget to come here once.
To explore the natural beauty of Norway, you need to visit the Geirangerfjord region. This region is full of natural beauty and it is considered the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The outstanding waterfalls like Seven Sisters Falls and the Suitor will blow your mind. It is one of the most beautiful tourist places in Norway. The icy hills are spectacular and if you want to climb one of the peaks, you need to reach the Dalsnibba summit. To discover the awesome scenic beauty of this place you can book a trip and this will help you enjoy each and every corner of this region.
Tour Akershus Castle
During the medieval period, this castle was built and after visiting here you will come to know the history of Norway. You can visit here anytime and once you see the banquet rooms and the chapel, you will understand how beautiful it is. At present, it is under the supervision of the Norwegian Ministry of Defense. There was a time when it was used as a prison. Here you can also see some antique collections which will give you fascinating information about the Old Norwegian culture. So, try to visit here to know something new about Norway.
The Arctic Circle
As said earlier that, Norway is the best ever place to enjoy natural beauty and, the Arctic Circle is its proof. It is the best place to enjoy the midnight Sun. Norway is situated in the Arctic Circle and you can see the natural wonder every year when the sun never sets and it is always daytime. Added important thing of the Arctic Circle is the existence of the beautiful Northern Lights which are made by particles from the sun entering the earth’s atmosphere. So, if you are planning to visit here, you will never regret it. Your Norway trip will be a treasure for you that you can cherish for your lifetime.
Skiing in the Lyngen Alps
Who does not want to enjoy ski in the mountain? Everybody loves to do this. The Lyngen Alps are the most popular and beautiful place for experiencing ski. The Lyngen Alps are about 90km long & 20km wide with the highest point of 1833m. Here you can enjoy stunning nature with ski and sail adventures. Here you can also get delicious fresh fish. The endless beauty of Mother Nature will give you chance to have adventures on your Norway trip. So, don’t forget to visit here.
The Kon-Tiki Museum
The Kon-Tiki Museum is located in Oslo where you can find collections of Thor Heyerdahl, a well-known Norwegian explorer. If you want to know something about the geology of Norway, it is the best place to visit. Here you can see an underwater exhibition of a whale shark. The galleries here describe diverse explorations of Thor Heyerdahl. Apart from this, if you want to taste the traditional food of Norway, you can also get that here like Kon-Tiki Fish Casserole. This museum will add a wow factor to your Norway trip. If you are planning to come here with your family and children, they will definitely enjoy their trip to the fullest.
The village of Geiranger
The village of Geiranger is located in the coastal region. The colorful homes have increased the beauty of the village. Every year his village witnesses a good number of tourists. So, if you are thinking about the Norway trip include this place in your list. This picture-perfect village will captivate you with its scenic beauty. It is surrounded by forests and water bodies. Here you can also enjoy fishing. So, don’t think twice to visit here. It is one of the most beautiful attractions in Norway.
The Tromso Fjords
The Tromso Fjords is a beautiful island where you can enjoy fishing. You can get Cod, salmon here. In the hot seasons, you can enjoy kayaking or canoeing. If you make a trip between December and February you will have a good chance to see the northern lights. The marvelous sights of nature will attract you so much that you will not get any chance to feel bore after visiting here. Therefore, visitors never miss the chance to visit here once, when they are in Norway.
Ersfjordbotn village is one of the most attractive spots in Norway. If you want to see a glimpse of the northern lights, then don’t miss this place. Here you will get the chance to experience the wonderful natural phenomenon. The village is stunningly encircled by snow-white mountains and you can opt for skiing here along with dog sledding or snow-shoeing. If you are here in the summer season, you can also enjoy a variety of outdoor activities for example rock climbing, hiking the mountain paths. This village will make your trip more memorable than you can imagine.
Arctic-Alpine Botanical Garden
The Arctic-Alpine Botanical Garden is 350 kilometers inside the Arctic Circle and extends more or less 2 hectares. After visiting here, you can see more than thousands of types of plants from all over the world. Most of the plants are of the alpine or arctic variety. Some of the most attractive plants which rise between the rocks in the garden are Arctic poppies along with Siberian lilies and a variety of mosses and herbs. Once you come here, you will understand how skillfully god has decorated this amazing place. In the water bodies, you will also notice flora and fauna. In one word, this garden is magnificent.
Lillehammer is an outstanding place where every tourist prefers to visit. It is located near scenic Lake Mjosa. Not only locals and domestic but also international travelers also come to enjoy the beauty of this place. Malhaugen Park is a famous tourist spot that you should not miss. Here you can visit an open-air museum where you can find 100 ancient buildings. After seeing these, you will have an idea about life in Norway in the ancient days. You can have a glimpse of old churches, workshops, and farmhouses. Here you can also see the renowned Peer Gynt Cottage which is said to have been the motivation for Ibsen’s drama. The winter season is so lovely here that you will not want to go back home. You can experience wonderful skiing, skating, and curling. So, what are you thinking about? Can’t wait! Right!
The Royal Palace
At the start of the 19th century, the royal palace was built. It was the habitation of King Charles III, expired prior to the work being completed. At the present time, this is the home of King Harald V and Queen Sonja. If you want to visit some of the rooms, you can come here in the months of summer. Here you can visit the bird room which is full of more than 40 species of birds on display. The impressive mirror hall will astonish you and at the same time, you can visit the great hall. The architecture and the beauty of the surroundings of the place will definitely make you extremely happy. So, it would be an ideal decision to come here.
The Ibsen Museum
More or less everybody knows the name, Hendrik Ibsen. He is world-famous for his wonderful dramas. The Ibsen Museum is designed in Ibsen’s previous home. And here you will get two divisions of the museum. One division is completely about his great work. Here you can see family memorabilia in addition to some of his outstanding writing materials. You can see Ibsen’s real apartment in another division. This has been reinstated and it appears just like the way when he used to live there with his beloved wife Suzanne. So, it would a worth visiting on your entire Norway trip.
So, these are a few places that you can visit during your Norway tour and many more are there. These will not only refresh your mind but also make you known about many unknown things. Once you visit this country you can enrich yourself with profound historical knowledge. Along with natural beauty, you will also get the chance to know the history of the beautiful country Norway.
So, what are you waiting for? Don’t be late. Make a plan today and book a trip now! Definitely, it will be a memorable trip in your lifetime!