Norway has breathtaking photogenic landscapes, a land of pristine fjords and inlets between cliffs, quaint coastal towns, the Northern Lights, Vikings trolls, rugged hiking opportunities and the Arctic Circle. This country of natural beauty and unique cultural traditions will leave you spellbound.
THE BEST TIME TO VISIT
June, July and August are the best months to visit Norway for warmer temperatures and longer days. The warmest month is July.
Most of Norway has a maritime climate with mild winters and cool summers. with the influence of the North Atlantic Ocean. The climate varies significantly from region to region, from below zero degrees to a maximum of 14°C (7°F).
Spring – March, April, May
Summer – June, July, August
Autumn – September, October, November
Winter – December, January, February
WHAT TO EXPECT
Norway is home to two official languages – Norwegian and Sami although English is widely spoken.
The Norwegian Krone (kr) is the official currency of Norway.
Banks & ATMs:
The leading banks in Norway are:
Bank Norwegian AS, DNB Bank, Handelsbanken and Storebrand Bank ASA (to name a few). ATMs are widely available.
Plugs and Sockets:
The culture of Norway is closely linked to the country’s history and geography. They value social and gender equality. They love munching on brown cheese and waffles, enjoying Scandinavian art and feasting during Christmastime.
Norway is considered a safe country with a low crime level, and violent crime is uncommon, but exercise normal precautions.
Scandinavian Airlines is the national carrier for Norway, Denmark and Sweden, but many International airlines also fly.
Emirates, Etihad Airways, Flydubai, Air Arabia, Royal Jordanian, Lufthansa, KLM, Air France, British Airways, China Southern Airlines, and Qatar Airways (just to name a few).Check Skyscanner for great airfares.