Travel agents & Tickets Norway

Bør Sailing trips


Fishing trips Norway


Norge Reiser

Norwegian Air

Points North


ScandiLuxe Holiday Homes Norway!

Voigt Travel

Hotels/ Bed & Breakfast Norway

B&B Fyresdal

Eidfjord Guesthouse

Kirkeness Snowhotel

Lavik Fjord Hotel

Per Gynt Farm

Skeikampen resort

Strind Gard, Lom

Villas & apartments Norway

Bjørvika Apartments Oslo

Log cabins in Norway

Krabbevika Holiday Cabin

Kråkenes Fyr

Leka Brygge

Reindeer Lodge

Ronsholmen fisherman's cottages

Vågarbryggå Apartments

Ferry to Norway Norway

Fjord Line

Camping sites Norway

Byrkjelo Camping

Grindafjord feriesenter

Hamre Familycamping

Koppang Camping

Nordal Turistsenter

General information Norway

Carpass & Toll roads Norway

Camper info Norway

The Weather in Norway

Map of Norway

Norwegian Krone Valuta Converter

Norwegian radiostations

Norwegen Service

Security Ipolar bears

Closed roads in winter

Holiday to Norway

Association Holland-Norway

Visit Norway

Friends of Norway

Oslo Norway


Fram Museum

Guids Oslo

Holmenkollen Ski Museum

Munch Museum

National Museum

National History Museum

Public Transport Oslo

Tusenfryd amusementpark

Vigeland Museum & Park

Viking Schip Museum

Visit Oslo

Science Museum

Bergen Norway

Bergen Webcam

Fantoft Stavkirke

University Museum Bergen

Virtual Bergen

Visit Bergen

Kristiansand Norway

Haven Kristiansand

Kilden Theater

Kristiansand Zoo

Vest-Agder Museum

Visit Kristiansand

Lofoten Norway


De Lofoten


Lofotr Vikingmuseum




Stavanger Norway


Petroleum Museum

Regio Stavanger

Science Centre

Stavanger guide

Stavanger Web

Trondheim Norway

City of Trondheim


About Trondheim

Ringve Museum

Rockheim rockmuseum

Trondheim airport

Vesterålen Norway





Other places/ Areas Norway



Molde & Romsdal

Nort Cape







Fjords Norway



Fjords in Norway


Hardanger Fjord






What to see Norway

Bird island Runde

Fort Oscarsborg

Hadeland Glassverk

Hunderfossen Familiypark

Hurtigruten Cruise

National Park Geilo

Olympic Museum

Polar lights center Laukkvik




Winter sports Norway



Kongsberg Skisenter

Norwegian Snowheights

Norwegian Winter sports

Rauland Skisenter

Scandic Booking


Strandafjellet Ski Centre

Transport/ Car rental Norway

Balholm Car Rental

Bislet Limousine

Camper rental in Norway

Color Line

Norwegian Railways

Oslo Gardermoen Airport


Going out/ Events Norway

Cafe Mono Oslo

Midsummer celebrations

Monkey Bar Oslo

Nasjonal Jazzscene

Norway Day Festival

Stavanger Bars

St. Olav Festival

Oslo Nightlife

Restaurants/ Culinary Norway

Ågot Lian, Trondheim

AiSuma Restaurant

Engebret Cafe Oslo

Maaemo Restaurant

Renaa Restaurant Stavanger



Where to Eat in Oslo

History/ Culture Norway

Edvard Grieg Museum


History Norway

Henrik Ibsen


Norsk Folkemuseum

Norwegian Mythology

Sami Culture

Pictures/ Travelstories/ Blogs

A Frog in the Fjord

An Expat's Norway

Baardwijk's Worldview


Pictures Norway

Under the spell of Norway

Travelogue Motor travel

Real Estate Norway

Bean group


Colliers Norway

Buying a houd in Oslo

Hov Hyttefelt, Lofoten

Scandinavia Real Estate

Business Norway

Code Corporate Governance

Credit Management Norway

DNB Financial Services

Doing business in Norway

Norwegian Oil

Norges Bank

Sports/ Activities Norway

Cycling in Hemsedal


Golfcourses Norway

Husky tours

Climbing park, Lom

Sea fish land

Religion Norway

Buddhistic Federation

Religion in Norway

Islamic Cultural Centre

Jesus Church

Religious Communities

Sanatan Mandir Sabha

Jobs/ Internships Norway

Find a job in Norway

Career in Norway

Darwin Recruitment

Emigrate to Norway

Internship in Norway

Moving to Norway

Byporten Shopping Oslo

Galleri Nicolines Hus

Galleriet Shopping Centre

Game Stop

House of Oslo

Norwegian Products

Raumall Ullvarefabrikk

Scandic Lifestyle

The Moose Store

Typical products from Norway

Language/ Education Norway

Godt Norwegian

Study in Norway

Online course Norwegian

Oslo International School

Study Scandinavian languages

University Oslo

Folk high schools Norway

Health Norway

Haukeland University Hospital

St. Olavs Hospital, Trondheim

Oslo University Hospital

Dentistry Norway

Working as a dentist

Travel guide Norway A-Z

Area Norway

Norway has a total area of 385 155 km ². Thus, Norway is about ten times larger than the Netherlands.

Capital of Norway

The capital city of Norway is Oslo.

Climate/ Weather Norway

The west coast of Norway has a mild temperate climate in the high north is a tundra climate. To the east of the mountain ranges dominate a continental climate.

Disabled in Norway

The Norges Handicapforbund offers comprehensive information on the accessibility of attractions buildings for the disabled.

Electricity in Norway

The voltage is 220/230 V.

Fauna Norway

Norway has reindeer, something rarer are the moose and beaver. In addition, Norway is rich in birds, because the fjord coast and many islands are ideal for residence and breeding.

Flora Norway

Norway has extensive forests. To the north, there are less trees and vegetation, but we still see Birch, reindeer moss and low shrubs. Norway has several national parks, which are freely accessible.

General travelinformation Norway

Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway (Norge Kongeriket), lies on the western part of the scandinavian peninsula. Norway is adjacent to Sweden, Finland and Russia.

Geography of Norway

Norway has a long coastline of 25,148 km, with numerous deep fjords, the Sognefjord, Hardangerfjord, Nordfjord and the Oslo Fjord are the largest. Furthermore, Norway has a large number of glaciers, Jostedalsbreen is the largest glacier on mainland Europe. The river Glomma (Glåma) to the south is the longest river in Norway.

Government Norway

Norway is a constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy. King Harald V is the sovereign of the country. The Prime Minister of Norway, Jens Stoltenberg.

Healthcare in Norway

The level of health care in Norway is high. 

Internet in Norway

Broadband Internet is widely available in Norway. Many hotels and restaurants have wireless internet (sometimes for a fee).

Inhabitants of Norway

Norway has 4.70727 million (2012) inhabitants.

Language Norway

The majority of the population in Norway speak Norwegian. The Sami minority speak Sami. In the extreme north is also spoken Kveens. Bokmål (book language) is one of the two Norwegian standard languages​​, the other is Nynorsk (New Norwegian).

Money matters

The currency in Norway is the Norwegian Krone (NOK). The current exchange rate is approximately: 1 NOK = 0.12602051 euros, 100 øre are one crown. It is not common in Norway to give a tip in hotels and restaurants, a tip of 5-10% will be appreciated.

National Day Norway

The national holiday in Norway is at May 17, it is the Day of the constirution in Norway. This day is celebrated with children's parades and numerous festivities. Young people in the last year of high school make a major contribution to the festivities. These youths are dressed in red or blue suits.

Post Norway

Stamps (frimerker) are available at post offices, kiosks, newsagents, hotels and shops selling postcards in Norway.

Price level in Norway

Food prices in Norway are significantly higher than in the Netherlands and Belgium. Fish is fairly affordable in Norway.

Religion in Norway

The largest church in Norway is the Lutheran church. In Norway they have religious freedom. Islam is the second largest religion in Norway.

Safety Norway

Norway is a safe countr. The conditions in the Arctic are extremely fragile and require special attention from travelers. The emergency number for the police is 112 and 911 (via mobile phones), for fire call 110.

Smoking in Norway

Norway has a ban on smoking in public buildings and other public places. One must be 18 years old to be able to buy tobacco in Norway.

Telephone in Norway

The country code for Norway is +47.

Time difference Norway

Norway has no time difference with the Netherlands.

Traffic in Norway

Most traffic rules in Norway are the same as in the Netherlands. In the winter season, you must install snow chains if you drive a car with summer tires on roads covered with snow or ice. Consider closed roads in winter. In general, on Norwegian roads there is a maximum speed of 80 kilometers per hour. In city centers up to 50 kilometers per hour. On dual carriageways and motorways is is 100 kilometers per hour. There are severe penalties for drunk driving, the legally permitted amount of alcohol is 20 milligrams per 100 milliliters of blood. It is required by law to have a reflective safety vest in the car.

Transport Norway

Norway has more than 50 airports, making all parts of the country easily accessible. The average flight time from Amsterdam to Norway is approximately 2 hours. Driving time is around 15 hours. There are numerous ferry connections from Denmark, from Germany (Kiel) cruising the Color Fantasy and Color Magic the largest car ferry in the world-to Norway. Color Line sails also from Sweden (Strömstad).

Travel season for Norway

From June till August are the long days in Norway, especially above the Arctic Circle, the summer has most tourists. In addition, Norway is popular as a winter destination, the months of February till April are the best for that period.


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