Norway is, simply, one of the most stunning countries on Earth.

Epic landscapes and natural wonder are probably what draw you to Norway. But it will be the people and their lifestyles that make you want to come back.

And you most likely will – Norway is the kind of country that’s almost impossible to visit just once.

Lofoten Islands Uttakleiv beach

Why visit Norway:

Norway’s natural beauty attracts hikers, photographers and travellers who want a completely unique experience. 

You don’t have to class yourself as any of the above to have a magical trip to Norway, though. In fact, it’s pretty hard not to have a magical time in Norway. Norway’s rugged landscapes are like scenes from a movie set – only they’re very, very real.

When travelling in Norway, something you’ll quickly notice is that you don’t need to go far to find something epic. Most of the time, you only need to step outside your front door. Norway is beautiful and photogenic, and unlike anywhere else on Earth. Come with high expectations and leave with a camera full of photos that show just how much this Scandinavian country exceeded them.

Whether you head to the Arctic Circle in search of the Northern Lights, explore the desolate landscapes or take a cosy city break, Norway is sure to delight and surprise you.

Essential Reading: When to visit Northern Norway

Norway’s geographical position on the globe gives it some of the most varied seasons in the world. From dark winters to 24-hour sunlight in the summer, here is when to plan your trip.


ONLY IN Norway: How to see the Northern Lights in Lofoten

The Lofoten Islands are one of the best places in the world to witness the Northern Lights. Here’s how to maximise your chances of seeing them – and what you shouldn’t miss while you’re there.


PLAN YOUR Norway TRIP: An unforgettable waterside lodge

Looking for somewhere special to stay? It’s hard to beat Hattvika. Family run, tastefully styled and set in incredible surroundings, stay here for a Norwegian escape you won’t forget.


Norway Travel Guides

Discover the best Norway travel experiences with my full archives or Norway blog posts.