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The striking exterior of the Tindesenter Museum in Åndalsnes, Norway.
When you think of museums in Norway, Oslo is hard to beat. But our home county of Møre og Romsdal houses some great museums as well. We welcome many visitors to our area as it’s known for its spectacular fjords and nature, but we’re also home to some incredible museums. We’ve put together a guide...
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Heddal Stave Church, Norway
Peruse any tourist website or guidebook on Norway and you’ll surely see images of stave churches. The stave churches are Norway’s most important contribution to world architecture. Constructed of wood, these places of worship were once found across Northern Europe. It is only here in Norway, that they have survived. In the Middle Ages, there...
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Beautiful fall landscape of Vestvågøy, Norway with a dramatic pink sunset
The fall season is a beautiful time of year in Norway. The rush of the summer months has subsided and the beautiful nature that Norway is famous for exchanges its lush green vegetation for hues of amber, red, and brown. The days are a mix of bright-blue skies, crisp, cool air, mist, fog, and rain....
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A view of Rampestreken viewing platform and the Romsdal valley, mountains, and fjord below.
Åndalsnes, the mountaineering capital of Norway, known for iconic spots such as Rampestreken and Trollveggen has added something exciting to its offerings for tourists and nature-lovers alike, the Romsdal gondola. The Romsdal Gondola The gondola, which opened in May of 2021, offers a new way to experience the world-class views of the Romsdal Alps and...
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A birds-eye view over the beautiful Lodalen valley and Lovatnet.
One of our favorite regions to explore is Stryn municipality, especially in the summer. Sadly, it’s another season where we haven’t been able to welcome you, our beloved guests, due to the pandemic. So in the meantime, we keep exploring and revisiting some of our favorite places so that we’re able to continue to offer...
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a bonfire next to the ocean during midsummer
Summer is finally here and in Norway that means it’s time for Midsummer celebrations. In fact, Midsummer has been celebrated throughout Europe for thousands of years. It’s a joyous way to mark the end of the cold, dark days of winter and celebrate the return of the long, warm days of summer filled with endless...
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A close up view from the crowd marching in the Syttende Mai parade in Oslo, Norway pre-pandemic.
Norway is gearing up for its biggest annual celebration and we thought we’d take you along as our plus-one. Constitution Day is the National Day of Norway celebrated every year on the 17th of May. It is simply referred to as “Syttende Mai” (17th May) and is a colorful celebration of Norway’s independence. History The...
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a windy road through a snowy landscape to get to a cabin, Norway.
Easter is one of the most important holidays in Norway. Despite being a very secular country, this holiday is an important part of Norwegian culture. Easter is a time for Norwegians to celebrate the last days of winter as well as the arrival of spring after a long period of cold and darkness. And celebrate,...
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A view over Geiranger and Geirangerfjord in Norway.
As most of the world is spending time at home right now in quarantine, we’ve spent a lot more time watching movies. Films have been a wonderful way to escape the heaviness in the world right now by providing a way to venture outside the confines of our homes. We thought it would be fun...
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Scenic view into the Efjorddalen valley wilderness in Norway in warm autumn light with Kuglhornet summit in background.
Autumn is a special time in Norway. The tourists have gone back to their respective homelands, the days are growing shorter again, the air is crisp and cool, and the natural landscape is filled with reds, golds, greens, and browns. We’ve put together a list of the best things to do during autumn in Norway....
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