Useful information about Norway;

System of government: Constitutional Monarchy and Parliamentary Democracy
Head of government: Prime Minister Erna Solberg
Area: 385,155 square kilometres
Population: 4 801 100 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2009)
Capital city: Oslo
Languages: Norwegian bokmål, Norwegian nynorsk and Sami
Religion: Church of Norway (Protestant Christianity)
Currency: Norwegian kroner (NOK) 1 krone = 100 øre
Estimated exchange rate - check out this Currency Converter

Time zone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) +1 hour
National day: 17 May

Important information and practical tips about our trips;


English is Scandinavia`s second language and is almost spoken fluently throughout.


Transfers are included where indicated. Otherwise, taxis are reliable and easy to find in Scandinavia.

City Tours & Excursions

Local sightseeing tours are offered in all major cities as well as excursions on buses and boats into the countryside. We can include most such tours, either public or by chauffeured car.


All hotels are well runned and respected establishments. Hotel rates include rooms with private facilities (toilet, shower or bath), service charge, tax and breakfast unless otherwise noted.


Scandinavian breakfast are included in all hotel rates and tours and are normally served buffet style.
When lunch/dinner is included in the itinerary it is normally a three course meal with a choice of two different
entrees or served buffet style. Side orders and beverages are not included.


It is recommended to pack lightly as it can be difficult to carry too many suitcases when using public buses, trains or ferries. Porter service is not easily available.


The Northern Light is here

Watch nature's own theatre unfold above you,
as the most spectacular light installation takes the stage:
The northern lights with you on the front row!

Try one of our winter tours ....

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UNESCO includes Norwegian fjords on World Heritage List

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The Magazine has ranked the Norwegian fjords as a top destination!

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For weather check ups:

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Try Norway Catalog

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