Fluffy snow, sparkling fairy lights, fire crackling in the wooden houses. The magic of silence, outdoor winter activities, Christmas markets, and comfort food. Oslo in winter is a magical city. Find out the best things to do in Oslo in winter. Continue reading “Fun & Unique Things to Do in Oslo in Winter (By a Local)”
After I spent more than 4 years living and traveling around Norway, I can say that this place is perfect for anyone who loves nature, hiking, and the outdoors. But not only! There are beautiful little wooden towns, Northern Lights to be seen and adventures to be had.
Outdoor adventures in Norway
There is no shortage of outdoor adventures in Norway. From hiking the highest mountain in Norway, to via Ferrata with the longest bridge in Europe, to famous Trolltunga or Kjeragbolten hikes, to hiking on the edge of the highest vertical wall in Europe, to ice climbing, visiting hidden ice caves, dog sledding, or ice skating on the lakes and fjords during winter in Norway.
There are also many opportunities for hiking in Oslo, for Oslo day trips, and fun things to do in Oslo in winter.
If you plan to go to the north, make sure to check this planner for watching Northern Lights in Norway, and the Nordland road trip.
The ultimate outdoor adventure destination is Svalbard, with the world’s northernmost town and more polar bears than people. Check snowmobile trips on the frozen sea here and what to do in Svalbard here.
Norway on the budget
Norway is not the cheapest of the countries, but it’s still possible to travel Norway on a budget, and here are some tips!
For more Norway trip ideas and tips read the articles below:
Ice Skating in Oslo and Norway – Ice Rinks and Outdoors (Fjord & Lakes)
Wintertime in Norway means frozen seas and lakes, which creates great opportunities for ice skating and walking. Especially in Norway’s capital, there are many lakes and fjords that offer that possibility, apart from man-made ice rinks. Check the details for ice skating in Oslo, and safe outdoor ice skating in Norway on frozen fjords and lakes.
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Northern Lights in Norway and beyond – 7 Tips to Help You Finally See Aurora
Is finding Aurora on your bucket list? Do you dream about watching Northern Lights in Norway dancing in the sky? I have you covered! Check the tips that I used to increase my chances to see Aurora several times in different locations, which will help you to see the Northern Lights in Norway and other locations!Continue reading “Northern Lights in Norway and beyond – 7 Tips to Help You Finally See Aurora”
21 Unmissable Things To Do In Tromsø In Winter
Discover Tromso (Tromsø) in winter with the best things to do in the Artic Capital of Northern Norway. Find top Northern Lights Tromso tours, dog sledding activities, snowmobile trips, and more things to do in winter in Tromso!Continue reading “21 Unmissable Things To Do In Tromsø In Winter”
18 Ideas for Best Norwegian Gifts and Souvenirs
Traditional Norwegian gifts are usually items of use and high quality. Perfect for the upcoming festive season, the ideas for Norwegian souvenirs will help you to choose a present for your family and friends from the Scandinavian region. I can guarantee that they (and you) will love them!
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Norway Winter Travel Itinerary – Magical (and Unique!) Winter Road Trip
There are tons of things to do in Norway in winter. Want to discover the real Norway winter travel and go on an epic road trip accessible by self-drive from Oslo? Fancy finding out some of the best places to visit in Norway in winter with thrilling winter activities and without many people? The Norway winter itinerary below will help you do just that!Continue reading “Norway Winter Travel Itinerary – Magical (and Unique!) Winter Road Trip”
Bergen Winter – 15+ Interesting Things To Do In Bergen In Winter (Outdoors & Indoors)
Bergen, the southwestern city of Norway surrounded by mountains and fjords, is famous for its colourful wooden houses, outdoor activities and proximity to the beautiful Norwegian nature. I visited the city off-season to discover what to do in Bergen in winter when there are fewer tourists. In this guide, you will find how to experience winter in Bergen, what are the best things to do in Bergen in winter, and how to make the most of your stay even if the Bergen weather is not the best.Continue reading “Bergen Winter – 15+ Interesting Things To Do In Bergen In Winter (Outdoors & Indoors)”
Reinanuten hike over Folgefonna glacier, one of Norway’s best.
All you need to know about spectacular Reinanuten hike in Folgefonna National Park overlooking the glacier in Norway, near Odda and Trolltunga
Norway In Autumn – Weather, Activities, Clothing, Events + More
Norway in autumn – September, October & November, what to do, what weather to expect, what to pack for Norway in autumn, autumn events + more
The Best Christmas Markets in Oslo To Visit In 2022
Christmas markets in Oslo are an essential part of the holiday season in Norway. Full of fairy lights, the sweet smell of glogg, fuzzy woolen sweaters, and fun in the snow. Here, you can find a full list of the best Oslo Christmas Markets in 2022 with their description and opening times.
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