Holidaying in Norway offers visitors the chance to experience some of the world’s most breathtaking scenery, from majestic fjords and glaciers to the northern lights and Arctic wilderness. Additionally, visitors can explore historic cities such as Oslo, vibrant culture, and outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, and dog-sledding.

What you’ll love most about Norway

  • Take a scenic train ride on the famous Flåm Railway, which takes you through breathtaking landscapes of mountains, waterfalls, and fjords
  • Visit the historic city of Bergen, which is surrounded by seven hills and known for its colourful wooden houses, fish market, and the UNESCO-listed Bryggen wharf
  • Explore the majestic Geirangerfjord, which is one of the most beautiful and photographed fjords in Norway and has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Hike to the famous Trolltunga rock formation, which offers incredible views over the fjord landscape and is a popular spot for photos
  • Take a cruise along the scenic Hurtigruten coastal route, which passes through picturesque fishing villages, Arctic landscapes, and the famous northern lights
  • Visit the charming town of Ålesund, which is known for its Art Nouveau architecture, stunning views over the fjords, and excellent seafood
  • Explore the Jostedalsbreen National Park, which is home to the largest glacier in mainland Europe and offers opportunities for hiking, skiing, and glacier walks

Please note that the estimated temperature, rainfall and recommended months of when to go are based on Oslo’s weather patterns

Where to Book

  • Hardangerfjord - Visit Norway/Trolltunga Adventures

  • Lovend, Helgeland - Visit Norway/Hans Petter Sorensen/Far Out Focus

  • Kayaking in Refsvika, Lofoten - Visit Norway/Tomasz Furmanek

  • Arctic morning light over the islands of Traena - Visit Norway/Hans Petter Sorensen/Far Out Focus

  • Northern lights over Aldra in Aldersundet, Helgeland - Visit Norway/Hans Petter Sorensen/Far Out Focus

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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  • 14
  • 11

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.


When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.













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