Trail running and hiking in Hjørundfjorden, Norway
Digermulen, Lofoten Islands, Northern Norway

Norway Holidays

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With jagged peaks soaring steeply from the surf and fjords chiselled deep into the Earth’s crust, Norway’s topography is dramatically diverse, providing a spine-tingling backdrop for hikes, kayak rides and aurora hunting. Fishermen’s tales have shaped popular culture, and every island and islet has a story to tell.


Norway Holidays

Below you will find some of our favourite Norway holiday ideas for inspiration

"We had a wonderful time, experiencing the Northern Lights as well as seeing humpback whales and orcas in the wild while aboard the fabulous Brim Explorer hybrid boat"

Mrs Tracey Poulter | Travelled to Norway in November 2019

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Perfectly suited to the wild at heart, a fractured northern coastline demands exploration. Paddle between rocks smothered with seals or take boat trips to discover remote, weather-beaten islands where puffins choose to nest. In winter, orcas fish for herring outside Tromso, and year-round, resident sperm whales and humpbacks visit surrounding shores.

Since Viking times, the sea has been a focus: traditional rorbu cabins fringe coastal towns such as Bergen, cod is often found on menus, and stockfish dried on wooden A-frames (known as hjell) is a common sight.

In a country where nature belongs to no-one and people have a legal right to roam, boundaries are limitless. Famous peaks and plateaus have rightfully earned iconic status, and the mountain-hugging Flam Railway is regarded as one of the most scenic journeys in the world. But lesser known sights are equally alluring and new discoveries are itching to be made every day.


Wonderful Places to stay in Norway

Exterior view of Varanger Lodge and sauna, Nesseby, Northern Norway

Varanger Lodge

Perched on the shoreline of the Varanger Fjord lined by mountainous wilds and inspired by Sami Gamme cabins, Varanger Lodge is the ideal retreat for those wishing to sink into arctic serenity.

Nesseby, Northern Norway

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Kirkenes Snowhotel & Cabins

Surrounded by beautiful, raw arctic landscapes, quirky hobbit-style wooden cabins open year round can also be combined with a night in a room made entirely of ice in winter at the annual snow hotel.

Kirkenes, Northern Norway

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View of the Lyngen Experience over the water at sundown, Norway

Lyngen Experience Lodge

There are just nine rooms at this low lying boutique lodge. Located on Norway's shoreline and set against the stunning backdrop of the Ulsfjord, discover the perfect way to experience the Norwegian wilderness

Nord Lenangen, Norway

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The Lighthouse at Camp Tranoybotn

This fabulous place to stay is one of the best kept secrets on Norway’s second largest island. Join your friendly host, Hege on a guided kayaking trip around islands inhabited by seabirds and seals.

Senja, Norway

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Lyngen Lodge with a view of the mountains, Norway

Lyngen Lodge

Blending seamlessly with the landscape, this peaceful Norwegian chalet sits on the banks of the Lyngen Fjord against the dramatic backdrop of the Lyngen Alps

Lyngen, Norway

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Clarion Collection Aurora Hotel

A stylish hotel that offers a relaxed stay on the pier overlooking the Arctic Cathedral, as well as Tromso's incredible nature

Tromso, Norway

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The gorgeous deluxe room with luxury furnishings at the Clarion Hotel the Edge in Tromso in Norway.

Clarion Hotel The Edge

Stylish, modern and in a fantastic harbourside location, this is one of the best hotels in Tromso. With a sky bar as well as a rooftop terrace, rooms feature contemporary furnishings and its vibrant atmosphere has made it a popular meeting place in the city.

Tromso, Norway

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Exterior of The Thief in Oslo, Norway

The Thief

Located on Tjuvholmen (Thief) Island, this nine-story boutique hotel offers immense views of the nearby canals. The hotel is host to 116 well-equppied and sophisticated room located near the heart of the capital.

Oslo, Norway

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Varanger Wilderness Camp

Join local skipper Edgar Olsen, where wifi, electricity and running water is replaced by nature filled activities and a true arctic experience at Varanger Wilderness Camp.

Nesseby, Northern Norway

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Exterior view at Aurland 292 in Norway

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Aurland

29/2 Aurland, Norway

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Dining area at Arctic Panorama Lodge with mountain view in Norway

Arctic Panorama Lodge

A relaxing retreat away from the bustle of everyday life, Arctic Panorama Lodge offers spa and wellness experiences all while being surrounded by the breathtaking wilderness of Northern Norway.

Uløybukt, Norway

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Norway in Pictures

The Brim Explorer cruising across the water in Norway in winter
Brim Explorer
The midnight sun over a lake in the Norwegian countryside in summer
Midnight sun
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Kayaking
View of a whale's tail in the ocean on a whale safari in Norway
Whale safari
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Cycling
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Northern Lights
Colourful panorama cable car overlooking Tromso and the fjord beyond in Norway
Cable car, Tromso

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