Know to be one of the most beautiful countries in the world, with its various fjords and captivating glaciers, this exciting country has a lot of drama to offer its visitors. Situated in the north of the European continent, Norway and the Jan Mayen Svalbard Islands, with its colorful and vibrant culture, natural wildlife and the urban lifestyle twist is a one stop dream destination for you!
Begin your grand journey from the islands Svalbard, with its endless icefields and beautiful glaciers and the vast wildlife that thrives here. Visit the exciting town of Tromso for its lively cultural events and brimming pubs. Visit the coastal lands of the town of Alesund for its beautiful and active fishing fleets. Walk into the city of Bergen for its beautiful hills and fjords and the UNESCO world heritage listed Bryggen and energetic Vagen Harbor. Next stop on your itinerary should be the fjord hemmed woodlands of Oslo, and its various architectural mix of old and the new. You cannot miss the appealing atmosphere that beckons the calm and peace in the pretty harbor of Stavanger. Finally, to ensure that your journey is completed on a high note, visit Kristiansand for its sunny seaside villages and its tourists spots.
Norway and the Jan Mayen Svalbard Islands are not without its appealing and eye catching attractions, which draw visitors from around the world. Visit the enchanting village and harbor of the Bryggeen, with its authentic architectural structure which stands even today. Take a trip to the Nidaros Cathedral, one of the largest medieval religious structures with an ornate embellishing of the medieval times. If you have a ear for opera, visit the world class Oslo Opera House for delightful and life changing performances. The Svalbard museum is a must visit with its impressive exhibitions of historic texts, artifacts, stuffed birds and mammals.
The cuisines that originate here are a delightful experience. Being a coastal area, fish, meat and homemade bread meals comprise of the more traditional cuisines. The Kjøttkaker and the Kjøttboller, are the common meat dishes infused with delightful spices and potatoes and are a must have. The Lapskaus, a type of meat stew is most common among evening meals or for a quick hot meal. Finish off your meal with a lukket valnott, a delectable dessert that originates here.
Norway and the Jan Mayen Svalbard Islands have a lot to offer in the field of adventure sports and activities. With a beautiful natural landscape with various hills and fjords, you can take up hiking, cycling and white-water rafting in summer and dog-sledding, skiing and snowmobiling in winter. But be warned; only the energetic and reasonably fit individuals are expected to indulge in these activities.
When you are planning a trip to a country, you must always remember that safety should always be a priority for you and your family. While there is a possibility of unforeseen problems and mishaps that might arise in the future, a safety net is a welcome respite. Flexicover, with its range of single trip travel insurance, multi-trip travel insurance, gap-year travel insurance and many other covers, ensures that you are well equipped for every eventuality.
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