For the outdoorsy type, Norway offers a unique experience. Between diverse cities with plenty to do, and remote lands with stunning landscapes, you will not be disappointed.
Norway is home to around 5 million people and is known for its rugged coastlines, impressive fjords, and beautiful wildlife. On top of this, it’s one of the best places in the world you can go to see the northern lights, especially in remote areas with little light pollution.
For these reasons, Norway is one remarkably photogenic country and what better way to give you a virtual tour than through the power Instagram.
The Norwegian fjords are famous across the world and you get a real sense of history and character from each one you visit. The fjords were formed during the ice age and are hugely deep valleys filled with water. Often, you can enjoy activities here such as kayaking, fishing, and boating.
It’s well known that Norway is one of the best places to view the northern lights. The ideal time to go and see them is between September and March, during hours of darkness. Some of the more popular spots to go and take a glimpse include; Svalbard, Hammerfest, The Lofoten Islands and the North Cape.
The Svalbard Islands, in the north of Norway, is home to incredible wildlife due to the rugged and vast landscapes. In fact, Norway is one of the few places in the world where it’s actually possible to see polar bears in their natural habitat, being a threatened species.
It is estimated that there are around 3,500 bears here in the Svalbard Islands, with the best chance of seeing one being from June through to September.