Don't know where to relax in winter? Feel free to go to Norway. This amazing northern country has a special flavor, and its magnificent resorts are known all over the world. Why is vacation in Norway so popular among tourists? Judge for yourself: here are the best ski resorts with excellent infrastructure, cozy modern (relatively inexpensive) hotels and convenient transport connections. It is surprising that the snow on the slopes of the mountains lasts from November to April.
Norwegian ski resorts are in many ways superior to their European counterparts. In the city of Hemsedal, for example, there is one of the best snowboard parks. Many people associate holidays in Norway with the city of Lillehamer. In 1994, the Olympics were held here, after which the flow of tourists to this place increased significantly. And this is quite understandable, because in addition to a high-class sports base, Lillehamer boasts amazingly beautiful landscapes and unique landscapes. Today, the resorts of Geilo, Hafjell, Trysil, Kvitfel, Morgedal and Hamsedal are very popular.They are perfectly equipped for training both in the daytime and at night. When planning a vacation in Norway, do not forget about the local attraction, the center of biathlon and skiing - Holmenkollen. It is located on the very outskirts of Oslo. There is a huge springboard, the length of which is 60 meters. The sports center also has a ski museum founded in 1923, a biathlon track and souvenir shops.
Winter holidays in Norway are quite diverse. Tourists can go sea and ice fishing, ride dog sleds, snowmobiles. Vacationers are delighted with bathing in an open-air barrel, where (if you're lucky) you can see the northern lights. Western Norway is an ideal place for fishing, with a record high catch. Throughout the country there are a huge number of fishing bases open to tourists all year round.
Holidays in Norway, with its beautiful and wild nature, can be simply unforgettable. A lot of impressions and emotions can be obtained from an excursion to the most powerful tidal current in the world, the S altstraumen. The city of Harstad has a modern water park that occupies space in the rock. Visitors can swim in picturesque grottoes, waterfalls and pools. The city of Bardu is famous for its polar zoo, in which animals are in their natural conditions. Here you can see the inhabitants of the Arctic region: a wolf, a brown bear, a lynx, a wolverine, a reindeer, an elk, an arctic fox, etc. Finnmark county,located in the north of the country, offers tourists a huge selection of a wide variety of outdoor activities. Guests of Norway can go dog sledding, go fishing
or crab safari, Sorrisniva Igloo ice hotel, diving.
When planning a vacation in Norway in winter, don't forget to visit the pride of the country - the fjords. These deep and narrow sea bays with steep high rocky shores are distinguished by a unique beauty of their own. You can enjoy the splendor of the northern nature by taking a trip on the railway passing through the mountain passes.
Have a nice trip.