Travel Norway

Looking for a snowy paradise, to enjoy your winter break? Lapland makes your winter break awesome. It is located northernmost edge of Europe, public call it as a magical winter wonderland. Winter in the Lapland, allows you to discover the Northern Lights, have a chance to meet the Great Big man Santa Claus and more. This magnificent winter destination displays glittering snow, amazing wildlife and more. Invigorate you adventure mind with adventure activities. Here a list of few things that should make your Lapland trip unforgettable.

Nature’s almost spectacular show, visitors from across the world, eagerly visiting this spot, significantly for Northern Lights. Especially winter is the apt season to watch out the alluring mysterious Northern lights. The phenomena under the mysterious appearance of greenish light in the sky, near the northern magnetic pole. But you must enjoy this mysterious in Finland’s region Lapland. Over the clear and dark night sky during winter, visitors inquisitively wait to watch this Northern lights. While, you are there forget to keep your eyes wide open. Really winter is the apt season to watch out this brightest Aurora. Never miss to enjoy this. Millions of visitors gather together here, to soak up their eyes on to the brightest Aurora.(image by Paatus)6755339541_9500713499_z

Folks love to visit this Lapland significantly in winter for a couple of reasons, alluring Northern Lights and the another is the Santa Claus Village. Santa Claus Village lies on the Arctic Circle, 8 km north of Rovaniemi. Almost the European believing that the Santa Claus has existed in the Santa Claus Village. Almost all the children, dream hero Santa Claus. With Santa Claus Village, you must shop the gifts from the official Santa Claus souvenir shop, meet the big man and his friendly reindeer. Never forget to collect lots of snap over there. There you must visit the Santa Clause Post Office, where children are welcomed with tons of Christmas related items. There you must also have a chance to meet Santa. Don’t miss to see the Arctic Circle marked by white lines. Throughout the village you must find out the restaurants, souvenir shops and stunning lit ice sculptures.(image by chanshuikay)8326897249_f6a1cbee82_b

If you want to enjoy the charming traditional atmosphere with the domestic farm animal, you must visit the Levin Lapinkyla. The Levin Lapinkyla is an authentic farm in Lapland, where discover the enchanting Finnish culture and tradition. This destination is highlighted with lovely farm animals such as reindeer, sheep, goats, bunnies, gerbils, guinea pigs, alpacas and cute birds. Enjoy the reindeer ride over there.(image by infeite)3053140393_79a53a563e_z

If you want to in-depth, about the history and culture of Finnish Lapland and the Arctic region, invade towards the Arktikum Science Museum. Here you must watch out the prehistoric evidences, lifestyle and more.

The Lapland is the perfect place to spend your winter days. Enjoy your winter with the Northern lights and Santa Claus village.


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Hiking is the best gateway to explore the world’s macro and micro level of wonders, especially in Norway you can find plenty of perfect hiking areas, which offers an incredible experience to you, many travelers usually move towards to Norway because of the lush greenery and stunning man made wonders. The below review will help you to find a few of the most spectacular areas for hiking in Norway for you, so read this and know more about the hiking in Norway.

Jotunheimen:

Jotunheimen is a mountainous area with 29 highest mountains located 3,500 km² in southern Norway, where you can find the Jotunheimen’s very highest mountain range in the name of Galdhøpiggen, where you can also find the Jotunheimen National Park, which covers an area of 1,151 square kilometers. In that national park you can find the mountain range with the sharpest peak under the name of the Hurrungane. The Jotunheimen is incredibly popular spot for hikers and climbers, where the Besseggen-trail is the famous trail among the all. So the best Hiking Areas in Norway bucket list will embark with the Jotunheimen mountainous area.(image by Bhalalhaika)8541666355_9b043f119a_z

Dovrefjell:

Dovrefjell is a mountain range in central Norway located in twixt of Eastern Norway and Trøndelag, the area around Trondheim. The Dovrefjell mountain area is the best home of musk ox, you can’t find this unique beast apart from Norway. Although it is a harsh environment, Dovrefjell is an excellent area for spectacular hiking and cycling during the summer and cross-country skiing in the winter. The Dovrefjell mountain range area is also offers fishing, canoeing, climbing and snow kiting for its tourist visitors. The Dovrefjell mountain range is highly recommended for the experienced and well-equipped hiking personnel only.(image by Max J R)6871454375_26034f7411_z

The Lysefjord:

Lysefjord is a fjord located in Forsand in south-western Norway with the colored granite rocks along its sides. In Ryfylke you can find the famous tourist spot under the name of Preikestolen, with an impressive 604 meters over the Lysefjord. There you can find the best climbing area for 350 metres with uneven terrain, where you can find the picnic areas and excellent bathing spots. The Preikestolen is a wonderful hike with an amazing view and challenging too, so enjoy the stunning and thrilling hiking experience in Lysefjord.

Other important hiking spots in Norway:

In Norway you can find some more important and best hiking spots apart from the above three spots such as the Hedmark mountain area, which is a county in Norway, The Lyngen Alps are mountain range in northeastern Troms County in Norway, Rondane National Park is the oldest national park in Norway, Hardangervidda is a mountain plateau in the Hardanger region of western Norway, Hemsedal is a small mountainous town in Norway, Sunnmørsalpene is a snow-capped summits and Trollheimen s a mountain range in Møre og Romsdal, these are the other important hiking spots in Norway.

So explore each and every hiking area with your family or friends or single, before step in to the hiking you must know more about the hiking trails, location, weather and so on.


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Norway, a best gateway spot in the world because it is the best home of the natural attractions as well as the man made attractions, if you want to explore the Norway completely you have to spend more days so prefer to wander around the capital province of it in the name of the Oslo. The Oslo is one of the world’s largest capitals with protected forests, hills, and hundreds of lakes, colossal mountains, and fasinationg national parks. Oslo boasts a rich cultural scene and also famous for its theatre, museums and galleries, let’s read this review to know more about it.

Man-Made Wonders:

In Oslo you can find the spectacular and fascinating Akershus Fortress, where you can wander around the grounds and ramparts and wonderful harbor views before exploring the quaint chapel with its tomb of Håkon and then enter in to the Oslo Cathedral where you can find and mesmerize by viewing the decorated bronze doors, as well as the ceiling paintings. If you want know the history of the Oslo you must visit the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design and then visit the Royal Palace located on the northwest end of the Norway capital Oslo, where you can find the mammoth and impressive 173-room building but it is not open to the public, visitors can wander the grounds and gardens freely. In Oslo you must visit the spot Vigeland Sculpture Park, which is the largest park in the world and one of Norway’s most famous tourist attractions. In this sculpture park you can visit the dynamic sculptures in bronze, granite and wrought iron. In Oslo don’t miss to visit the Natural History Museum & Botanical Gardens, Aker Brygge, City Hall, Munch Museum, and Oslo Opera House and so on. These are the must visit man made wonders in the world.(image by Moyan_Brenn)6789041914_fbdbeb50f0_z

Natural wonders:

How the Oslo is famous for the stunning man made attractions as same as it is also famous for the natural wonders such as the mountains, national parks, Zoo, lakes and more. There you must visit the Lofoten Islands, which is an archipelago and a traditional district and it is well known destination for the excellent fishing, nature attractions and nature safaris. Preikestolen a famous tourist destination with the gorgeous mountains and it is the best spot for the hiking as well as the climbing. Then visit the Fløyen Mountain is the most visited among the seven mountains that surround the city centre of Bergen. In Oslo trip you must also visit the natural wonders such as the Oslo fjord is an inlet, Geirangerfjorden is a fjord, Ulriken is the highest of the Seven Mountains, and Nigardsbreen is a glacier arm of the large, Briksdalsbreen and Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park, these are the important natural spots in the Oslo with stunning attractions. Each natural attraction in the Oslo offers plenty of activities such as the hiking, camping, bird watching, kayaking, fishing, Eagle safari and so on.(image by i.prinke)2289951278_848fda0190_z

So place your Norway’s capital Oslo as best gateway spot for your vacation.


 

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