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What is there to do in Åndalsnes, Norway? So, so much! Åndalsnes, the mountaineering capital, is located in one of our favorite areas in the region, the extraordinarily beautiful Rauma. Surrounded by the incredibly dramatic mountains of the Romsdalen valley, including the famous Trollveggen, it’s no wonder Åndalsnes was given the moniker, and attracts visitors from all over the globe. Welcome to troll country! Tindesenter The Tindesenter is a unique...
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Molde, the second largest city in the county of Møre og Romsdal, lies along the shores of the Romsdalsfjord in Western Norway. This charming city has been nicknamed the “City of Roses” since 1913. It boasts incredibly scenic views and surroundings and is filled with beautiful parks and gardens, attracting visitors since the 1800s.  As you explore the city, you will see why it was given its nickname. In the...
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If you’re a nature lover, and chances are if you’re visiting Norway you are, a visit to the Briksdal glacier is a beautiful way to spend the day while in the Nordic countryside. Located south of the charming village of Olden, inside the Jostedalsbreen National Park, the Briksdal glacier ends in a small glacial lake, and is a scenic 25km drive from the port of Olden.  The glacier is an...
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Geiranger is a quaint village located at the end of the incredibly beautiful Geirangerfjord, a branch of the Storfjord. With its sapphire-blue water, spectacular waterfalls, and grand, green mountains, it’s no surprise that Geirangerfjord is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Because of its special beauty and UNESCO status, it is a popular destination for tourists. While the village itself is quite small, there is much to explore in...
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Norway, perhaps more than any other country, lends itself to the cruise ship traveler. With thousands of kilometers of coastline and the world’s largest concentration of fjords, it’s the perfect place to consider when looking for your next cruise ship destination. Norway’s coast has a uniquely beautiful landscape that shouldn’t be missed. It’s connected to a network of sapphire-blue fjords and stunning mountains that emerge dramatically from the sea.  Throw...
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