Norway is simply incomparable when it comes to picturesque scenery. Never-ending fjords lined with trees and waterfalls combined with historical city’s and the allure of the midnight sun or the Northern Lights makes the Norwegian archipelago an unforgettable destination. Many ships offer comprehensive travel throughout Norway or can feature just a snippet as it makes its way through Scandinavia or on its way to the High Arctic. We can help you find the Norwegian adventure that works for you and your interests.
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Located far above the Arctic Circle, on the northwestern coast of Norway, the Lofoten Islands offer the perfect destination for lovers of the outdoors and appreciators of the finer things in life. Many luxury properties inhabit these stunning islands, surrounded by towering mountains and sheltered inlets. World class hiking trails and beautiful rugged beaches reward those who chose to visit these unique islands. Unique restaurants and local dining options serve a combination of fresh seafood and Norwegian delights. Enjoy 24 hours of sunlight during the summer months or if you are lucky and visit during the months of September to April you may be able to witness the spectacle of the Northern Lights.
Created by a glacier over many years, a fjord is a narrow inlet with steep sides or cliffs and Norway features more than 1000 of these geologically impressive land formations. If you choose to explore Norway via a luxury or expedition cruise, you will be lucky enough to explore through these mazes of waterways. Small villages line the water and nature really flaunts its beauty in these parts.
Renowned as one of the most remarkable railway journeys in the world, the historical Flåmsbana Railway is certainly an unforgettable addition to your journey through Norway. Spanning 20.2 kilometres the railway slowly ascends 866 metres from the quaint town of Flåm to Myrdal. Stopping at 10 stations, passing through 20 tunnels (18 of which that were carved by hand) and crossing one bridge it certainly is quite the journey.
The sky is alive as light dances across the sky producing a spectacle that has to be seen to be believed. Due to its winter being plunged to mostly darkness, Norway is a fantastic place to witness the beauty of the Northern Lights. From the months of late September to early March, Aurora Borealis is in full swing and many factors must be taken in to improve your chances of witnessing them. Locations such as Tromsø, Nordkapp and the Lofoten Islands are prime viewing spots.
Due the proximity that Norway has to the top of the world, the sun does not fall below the horizon for a few months (dependent on where you are in the country) during summer each year. The phenomenon of the midnight sun, draws visitors from all around the world to experience 24 hours sunlight and the true endless summer.