Category: Norway

Norway Fjords - How to climb the viewpoint of Mount Aksla in Alesund

Panoramic views of Alesund in the Norway Fjords Before my recent trip, I had traveled to the Norway Fjords for many years, and the truth is that there were few but very definite images I remembered of them. But one of the most prominent images, along with that of the wooden church of Vik, was the spectacular panoramic views of Alesund from a viewpoint.
The best and most useful tips for visiting Oslo in Norway
The best and most useful tips for visiting Oslo in Norway
Vigeland Park in Oslo in Norway Norway is a country that undoubtedly for many Spaniards among whom I find has a special attraction. The great explosion of nature that are the fjords make the trip to this Nordic country a goal for many of us. But a trip to Norway will always have as an essential stage: the visit of its capital Oslo.
Trip to Norwegian Fjords, essential places to visit
Trip to Norwegian Fjords, essential places to visit
Corner of the Sognefjord in the Norway Fjords Personally, since always knowing the Norway Fjords has been an aspirational journey that luckily I have been able to carry out several times. My first great youth trip was precisely a route by car from Spain to the North Cape in which the fjord region was a key stage of it.
The best places to see and visit in Bergen in Norwegian fjords
The best places to see and visit in Bergen in Norwegian fjords
Bryggen neighborhood in Bergen in Norway Fjords When you consider a trip to the Norway Fjords, you will surely find the city of Bergen on your route. In fact, the image of the colorful houses in its neighborhood of Bryggen is one of the icons of this region of beautiful Scandinavian country, very visited by tourists in summer, and where it is well worth traveling out of season, even in winter.
Hopperstad in Vik, the charm of wooden churches in Norway
Hopperstad in Vik, the charm of wooden churches in Norway
Hopperstad church in Vik in the Norwegian fjords One of the great attractions of my recent trip to the Norwegian fjords was to meet the wooden churches. During my first trip to Norway many years ago en route to the North Cape, I was really impressed by its wooden churches, of which I saw three samples, those of Vik and Gol and the one preserved in the Museum of the Norwegian People of Oslo
How is the experience of seeing northern lights in northern Norway
How is the experience of seeing northern lights in northern Norway
Northern Lights in Kirkenes in northern Norway When you consider traveling in winter to northern Norway, as I have recently done, you certainly have the possibility of seeing northern lights. Moreover, it is possibly this curious and spectacular phenomenon known as the Lights of the Night that leads you to make this trip.
How is a snowmobile excursion in Arctic Norway
How is a snowmobile excursion in Arctic Norway
Snowmobile excursion near Alta in Arctic Norway When you consider a winter trip to Arctic Norway, in the natural region of Lapland that runs through the north of the Nordic countries, you are surely thinking about the possibility of seeing the auroras borealis. But surely you know that the excursion to try to see them is just one of the very different activities in the snow that you will do during this dream trip.
Best activities to do in the Norwegian fjords in winter
Best activities to do in the Norwegian fjords in winter
Landscapes of Eidfjord in the Hardanger Fjord in Norway If there is a nature destination in Europe that arouses the greatest attraction for everyone, that is undoubtedly the Norwegian fjords. In my history as a traveler, the fjords were protagonists of my first great trip, a route by car to the North Cape in Norway, on which to climb through Sweden and Finland, I made the return through the aforementioned fjords.
Discover in Kautokeino what the Sami culture is like in northern Norway
Discover in Kautokeino what the Sami culture is like in northern Norway
Sami experience in Kautokeino in northern Norway One of the aspects that most interested me on my first trip to Lapland, through northern Norway and Finland, many years ago, was to discover the Sami people and their activity as reindeer herders. It is really surprising to see that in the northernmost territory of Europe lies a community that, due to its traditional way of life and clothing, reminds us of the Indians of North America.
Best places to see and activities to do in northern Norway in winter
Best places to see and activities to do in northern Norway in winter
Snowy landscapes in Alta in northern Norway Traveling to northern Norway allows you to enjoy very different experiences as you go in summer or winter. I would even tell you that it is precisely in winter when this area of ​​northern Norway, which corresponds to the natural region of Lapland, offers you its most differential and very appropriate attractions if you like to do winter tourism.
Snowshoe trekking on an icy lake of Karasjok in Norway
Snowshoe trekking on an icy lake of Karasjok in Norway
Trekking with snowshoes in Karasjok in Arctic Norway You already know that when you consider a winter trip to northern Norway, the central axis of it will be the activities to be developed in the spectacular environment of large snowy landscapes. On our recent trip to Karasjok, one of the interior destinations of the one known as Arctic Norway, in the Lappish region of Central Finnmark, one of the excursions we have made combines two of the activities you can carry out.
Landscapes of Balestrand in Sognefjord, the Fjord of Dreams in Norway
Landscapes of Balestrand in Sognefjord, the Fjord of Dreams in Norway
Hotel Kviknes in Balestrand in Sognefjord in Norway Everyone can have their reasons to travel to the Norway Fjords, but the main reason that has always prompted me to visit this region of the Nordic country is to enjoy its landscapes. Norway's fjords have something special that most people are very attractive to us.
Norway Fjords - How to climb the viewpoint of Mount Aksla in Alesund
Norway Fjords - How to climb the viewpoint of Mount Aksla in Alesund
Panoramic views of Alesund in the Norway Fjords Before my recent trip, I had traveled to the Norway Fjords for many years, and the truth is that there were few but very definite images I remembered of them. But one of the most prominent images, along with that of the wooden church of Vik, was the spectacular panoramic views of Alesund from a viewpoint.
Norway Fjords - Tour of the Hanseatic district of Bryggen in Bergen
Norway Fjords - Tour of the Hanseatic district of Bryggen in Bergen
Bryggen neighborhood in Bergen in Norway Fjords Surely when you imagine your trip to the Norway Fjords you can see the image a row of houses with colorful facades that make up a very beautiful scene in a sea port. This is the front of the Bryggen neighborhood, one of the icons of the aforementioned Norwegian Fjords, which before my recent trip was one of the corners I wanted to see.
Norway - In Search of the Midnight Sun in the North Cape
Norway - In Search of the Midnight Sun in the North Cape
Monument of the North Cape from the Visitor Center in northern Norway Almost 30 years ago, Scandinavia, and specifically the North Cape, north of Norway, aroused a special attraction, especially for going to the northernmost place in Europe and in this way know the curious phenomenon of the midnight sun.
This is the visit of the North Cape on your trip to Norway
This is the visit of the North Cape on your trip to Norway
Monument of the North Cape in Norway One of the great trips you can take in Europe is, without a doubt, to climb up to the North Cape, in the north of Norway, where the most northern point of the continent is located. The trip to the North Cape has always had a halo of aspirational travel that was mostly done by road.
This is the experience of the king crab safari in Lapland Norway
This is the experience of the king crab safari in Lapland Norway
Safari of the king crab in winter in Lapland Norway A trip to northern Norway in winter may not be focused exclusively on trying to see northern lights, but must aim to live various snow experiences. And one of the activities that cannot be missed is the king crab safari like the one I participated in during my recent winter trip to Norway.
Norway - Photographic tour of Oslo, its monuments and its fjord
Norway - Photographic tour of Oslo, its monuments and its fjord
Sculptural monument in the port of Oslo in Norway One of the most attractive cities to visit in Europe is, without a doubt, Oslo. Of course, I have to tell you that both times I have had occasion to travel to Oslo I have enjoyed bright, splendid days, which, without a doubt, highlights the attractiveness of the capital of Norway.
Norway - Gastronomy and other attractions to visit Stavanger
Norway - Gastronomy and other attractions to visit Stavanger
Stavanger Old Town in southern Norway Did you know that Norway is a delicious destination? That's what Stavanger tells. This Norwegian city, hidden in the south of the country, is not only famous for its oil wells; In recent years Stavanger has positioned itself as a gastronomic paradise.
Norway - The great hall of the Nobel Peace Prize at the Oslo City Hall
Norway - The great hall of the Nobel Peace Prize at the Oslo City Hall
Great hall of the Oslo City Hall in Norway Oslo is not a city of great monuments to see. It is more a city to stroll, to visit some museums, among which those linked to the tradition of navigators and explorers of the Norwegians, from the one dedicated to Viking ships, to the museum of the historic polar ship Fram.
Norway - Walk on the roof of the Oslo Opera House
Norway - Walk on the roof of the Oslo Opera House
Modern building of the Oslo Opera House One of my hobbies during travel is to look for viewpoints to have the best panoramic views of the places I visit. Therefore, it is customary to climb the terraces of emblematic buildings of the cities. Now, being in front of a building and, simply walking, without climbing stairs or an elevator, reaching the roof to enjoy the panoramic views, I think it is only possible at the Oslo Opera House.