Norway is European kingdom, a country situated in the west of the Scandinavian Peninsula. Norway includes a large number of small islands and is washed by three seas: the North (southwest), the Barents Sea (north-east) and Norwegian (west), and in the north – the Arctic Ocean. Russia, Sweden and Finland are Norway’s nearest neighbors.
Norwegian landscape is notable for abundance of upland formations, wetlands, and glaciers. That is what attracts many tourists – who would not want to visit the country, where the Vikings once lived, a country that is famous for its wonderful and fabulous legends of trolls and dragons. A wonderful nature does not leave anyone indifferent to its beauty.
The main attraction of the Norwegian kingdom is many hundreds of Norway fiords- narrow, long bays and coves. Forests covering low mountains, clean, clear rivers and lakes give the Norwegian nature uniqueness and diversity.
In addition to beautiful nature in Norway, there are cultural values that are in the capital of the kingdom – Oslo. You can visit the beautiful opera and conventional theaters, unique museums, exhibition and concert halls.
Cableway in Geilo (ski resort) and the funicular in Ryukane will help to admire the beauty of Norwegian nature, the so-called Scandinavian Alps.
The southern coast will attract the travellers the Lake District- a famous amusement park, which is located in Skien, to the east of the country in Lillehammer – one of the biggest outdoor ice rinks in Europe.
Norway is a repository of monuments of ancient culture: here are the church of middle 12 th and 13 th century and the famous cave paintings in Litalandet in Hailey and Skegne and much more, not less interesting and worthwhile monuments. In northern Norway there are many different museums: the Arctic, the Naval and Military, as well as unmatched Aquarium.
Norway’s climate is temperate. The coolest period is November – March (-15 C), and in summer the temperature is not above 15 C. Having visited Norwegian Kingdom, everyone will be able to meet their cultural and spiritual needs.
Emergency services in Norway:
Police – 112
Fire Department -110
Ambulance – 113