With Scandinavian television hits coming thick and fast over the last few years, more people are learning about the beauty and charm of the Norwegian landscape. Those who choose a holiday in Norway have access to a whole range of delightful attractions.
With cheap flights to Norway readily available from all major airlines and airports, the gorgeous wilderness of Scandinavia beckons. For those with a passion for outdoor pursuits, there are few better destinations in the world. Locations such as the Geirangerfjord, named on UNESCO's World Heritage List, provide all manner of adventurous activities, as well as the simple beauty of the Norwegian fjords. Alternatively, one can head even further north to the Lofoten Islands and settle in to experience the midnight sun. Norway has a particularly strong maritime tradition and its coastal wildlife is truly stunning.
If urban adventures are your style, Norway will not disappoint. With cheap flights to Oslo readily available, the beautiful capital city is within easy reach. Historical attractions abound, including the Fram museum, dedicated to the Norwegian legacy of polar exploration, and the Viking Ship museum, covering Norway's medieval history. For those who prefer art and culture, consider the Munch Museum, along with the Oslo Opera House. If you prefer more contained urban experiences, the seaport of Ålesund is regularly voted the most beautiful city in Norway. Visitors are charmed by its distinctive Jugendstil architecture, built after the town, previous largely constructed of wood, was destroyed by fire in 1904. Surrounded by fjords and the Sunnmøre Alps, it boasts all that is best about this beautiful Scandinavian country.
Simply put, a holiday in Norway caters to all tastes. Both cultural mavens and adrenaline junkies will find something, all of it is within easy reach of a cheap flight from continental Europe and beyond.