Bergen is a charming old city with a youthful spirit. As you fly into Bergen, you’ll see the stunning cliffs rising out of the sea and the fjord surrounded by majestic mountains. In the Middle Ages, Bergen was the largest city in Scandinavia and it wasn’t until the 1830s that Oslo’s population overtook that of Bergen. However, Bergen retains its status as an important port city. The dramatic scenery, a lively music scene and a pleasant, relaxed atmosphere make Bergen a very popular destination.
NorwayThe extraordinary beauty of Norway ranges from its coast, with its deep fjords, to densely forested mountain ranges, otherworldly ice fields and pristine glaciers. The wildlife is diverse, with the possibility to observe whales as well as cross paths with reindeer or moose. Norwegian cities may be few in number but burst with cosmopolitan energy and culture. The elegance of Scandinavian design is not only felt in the homes of Norway’s residents but reflected in art museums, landmarks and architecture. With a bit of luck and under the right weather conditions, it is possible to catch the Aurora Borealis in many parts of Norway. This spectacular natural event will touch you deeply and will become a memory you will never forget. Watch the dancing rays and catch the northern lights in Norway.
The small town of Haugesund offers a broad spectrum of natural beauty, ranging from a vast and wild coastline to snow-capped mountains with cascading waterfalls flowing into the fjords. It is known as the Homeland of the Vikings, as the area used to hold the royal seat of ancient Viking Kings. Today it is a prime travel destination that encapsulates everything Norway has to offer: fjords, waterfalls, mountains, rugged coasts, and an eclectic city culture full of fascinating history and a forward-thinking spirit.
Thanks to the country’s thriving oil industry, Oslo is one of the wealthiest cities in Europe. This is visible in its glass-covered skyscrapers, new infrastructure, and in a plethora of trendy restaurants, bars and boutiques. This beautiful city is situated right next to the Oslo fjord, combining a modern attitude with a most beautiful natural environment.