Explore the vibrant cities of Norway
The incredibly beautiful country of Norway is has a lot to offer the average visitor. Home of the once feared Vikings, it is a place rich with legend and lore. Due to the abundance of water, there are plenty of waterfalls and rivers to visit and the vegetation surrounding urban areas is thick and green. The people are educated and the cities are quite sizable. In short, a Norway holiday is the perfect combination of culture, history, cities and nature.
You will most likely start your trip by booking a cheap flight to Norway - a trip that will usually take you to Oslo, the country's capital city. Upon arriving it is usually a good idea to make your way to your Norway hotel so you can deposit your luggage and get on with enjoying the sights. It also gives you time to recover from your flight to Norway - especially if it was a bumpy flight. Most people visiting Oslo head to it's many the Akershus Castle and Fortress which was already in use by 1048. There are plenty of other historical attractions and museums to see but make sure that you don't miss out on this city's great outdoor activities and it's delightful natural beauty. In summer locals and visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking and water sports while winter sees everyone heading to the magnificent snow covered slopes surrounding the city. Be careful about buying gifts here though because Oslo has a reputation for being pricey!
Most visitors to Norway will also visit Bergen and Trondheim. These two cities also have plenty to offer. One of Bergen's greatest attractions is it's wide variety of natural wonders such as the incredible glaciers and thunderous waterfalls which can be found here. However it has been in use since about 1070 so there are plenty of historical attractions too. Trondheim on the other hand is known for it's immense history. Filled with amazing wooden buildings with a strong medieval history, you will find yourself completely immersed in a bygone era as you walk the streets and learn the city's intriguing story. Built on a sheltered harbor, you may be fortunate enough to arrange a Norway cruise. Book your ticket for Norway now and discover the amazing and beautiful delights of this ancient land of Vikings.