Scandinavia - Norway (PDF Chapter)
This is the Norway chapter from Lonely Planet’s Scandinavia guidebook.
Norway is a once-in-a-lifetime destination and the essence of its appeal is remarkably simple: this is one of the most beautiful countries on earth. The drama of Norway’s natural world ¬– of steep-sided fjords, grand glaciers and the primeval Arctic – is difficult to overstate.
- take the ferry Flåm to Gudvangen through some of Norway’s most spectacular fjord scenery in Aurlandsfjorden
- sleep in a fisherman’s robu (shanty) on the craggy and beautiful archipelago of the Lofoten Islands
- journey by train from Oslo to Bergen, arguably Norway’s most attractive coastal city
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Oslo, Southern Norway, Arendal, Grimstad, Kristian-sand, Rjukan, Central Norway, Lillehammer, Røros, Jotunheimen National Park, Bergen & the Southwestern Fjords, Bergen, Voss, Hardangerfjord, Stavanger, Lysefjord, Sognefjorden, Jostedalsbreen & Nigardsbreen, Geirangerfjorden, Åndalsnes, Ålesund, Northern Norway, Trondheim, Bodø, Narvik, Lofoten, Vesterålen, Tromsø, Finnmark, Alta, Hammerfest, Nordkapp, Kirkenes, Karasjok, Svalbard, Longyearbyen, Understand Norway, History, People, The Arts, En-vironment, Food & Drink, Survival Guide.
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