Norway is a place of truly striking natural beauty, no matter the season. In summer, the rolling green hills gleam like emeralds while, in winter, the fjords have a stark, rugged charm. The great outdoors of this Scandinavian nation are indeed great and include one of the only parts of Europe where you can see wild polar bears, as well as the midnight sun and the Northern Lights.

You don’t have to be a polar explorer to appreciate Norway, though. Cities like Oslo and Bergen have the same cosmopolitan feel as many other European cities. They are packed with great man-made attractions, ranging from modern sculptures to historical palaces. While the country is quite large and towns are widely spread, the transport network around the country is excellent, making it easy to explore.

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  • Oslo

    Oslo’s maritime legacy stretches back to its foundation in 1048 by King Harald III. This trading metropolis in Norway’s southeast has provided a safe harbor for travelers through the centuries. Viewed from the still waters of the Oslofjord, the skyline displays the architectural diversity that gives today’s city its unique style. The city of Henrik Ibsen and Jo Nesbo has played...

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