Here you will find study trips and round trips through the metropolises of Norway
Do not miss Oslo, the capital of Norway, as part of a study trip. Get to know the culture and history of the city of Oslo, and visit key landmarks such as the City Hall, the Royal Castle, the Vigeland Complex, the Fram Museum, the National Gallery, the Munch Museum, Ols Cathedral, the Opera House, the Holmenkollen ski jump, the Kon-Tiki Museum, etc. Join in and become one of the many avid tourists who take part in an Oslo city break.
The cultural center of Norway is Bergen, which is one of the most beautiful cities in all of Scandinavia. Visitors have the best panoramic view of the urban center of the fjordland when they take the city cable car up to the 320-meter-high Fløyen. At the same time, the mountain is one of the most important tourist attractions in Bergen. The picturesque old town with its tiny alleys, small wooden houses and imposing buildings from the founding time is one of the other sights of Bergen. The city’s over 30 museums and galleries are also worth seeing. To get to know Bergen to some extent, you should stay here for at least two to three days.
The Norwegian city of Tromsø is the largest town on the northern side of the Arctic Circle with almost 70,000 inhabitants. The city is located on the island of Tromsøya and is connected to the Kvaløya region and the mainland by imposing bridges in the west and east. The cityscape impresses with a mixture of old and new buildings. Modern architecture and traditional wooden houses alternate. The main tourist attractions include the port area and the Storgata. From the local mountain Storsteinen, to the top of which you can take a cable car, you have the best panoramic view of Tromsø. Tromsø has had the northernmost university in the world since 1972. Because of its location, Tromso is one of the best places to watch the Northern Lights.
The Lofoten Islands are one of the most popular destinations for tourists in Norway. No wonder: After all, the island group consisting of a total of 80 islands off the Norwegian mainland impresses with its unique and diverse landscapes. The Lofoten is dominated by an impressive mountain backdrop with some mountains up to 1,000 meters high. In addition, the islands are characterized by green meadows, dense forests and extensive sandy beaches. The numerous original fishing villages are also always worth a visit. The Lofoten can be reached by plane, boat and car. The weather in Lofoten is characterized by a mild climate with cool summers and mild winters due to the nearby Gulf Stream. However, heavy rainfall is always to be expected.
Fascinating view of the Northern Lights, Trollfjord and Lofoten Cathedral
From the Lofoten you have an impressive view of the legendary northern lights. Anyone looking for information about the Northern Lights shouldn’t miss the Northern Lights Center in Laukvik. Lofoten is also a popular destination for anglers from all over Europe. Many tour operators even offer multi-day fishing trips to the popular archipelago. The islands can also be explored “on your own” – by bike or on foot. One of the most popular excursion destinations in Lofoten is the Trollfjord, which is regularly approached by ferries and passenger ships, among other things. The largest city and also the capital of Lofoten is Svolvær. The city is best known as an important center of contemporary art.
Those who spend their holidays in the south-west of Norway cannot miss the Geirangerfjord in the province of Møre og Romsdal. The 15-kilometer-long fjord, one of the longest and deepest fjords in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2005, is one of the most popular excursion destinations in the country. The fjord is bounded by steep cliffs up to 1,400 meters high.
Natural landscapes: Seven Sisters waterfalls and dense forests
Impressive flora and fauna have settled around the S-shaped Geirangerfjord over the past centuries. In and around the fjord, among other things, there are various species of whales and a wide variety of fish, as well as rare species of birds and mammals. The natural landscapes with dense forests, high cliffs and small mountain lakes around the fjord can be explored “on foot” through an extensive network of hiking trails. One of the most impressive attractions on the Geirangerfjord are the “Seven Sisters” waterfalls. From the seven waterfalls lying next to each other, the water falls from a depth of up to 300 meters. The numerous idyllic farms around the fjord are also part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Geirangerfjord. At the entrance to the fjord, Ålesund is also one of the most beautiful cities in Norway. The historic center of the city is characterized by numerous small Art Nouveau houses and attractive sights. In addition to the lighthouse, one should also see the aquarium when visiting Ålesund.