Tourism industry is one of the largest industry in Norway, it is awe-inspiring and spectacular tourists destination, greenery, natural products and services fit well into product development and marketing strategies. There was increased activity and engagement by the tourism industry to present sustainable products and services during the review period. There are many programs such as Norwegian Eco-tourism, a customized scheme for nature-based travel and tourism , environmental labeling programs also emerged with the passage of time. On one hand large chains such as travel accommodation providers were active in Eco-labeling, but smaller providers were also interested in sustainable positioning. Green travel products and services will represent an opportunity to add value to products and services in a competitive environment during the forecast period. The main tourists attractions of the Norway, are the Fjord coastline and its mountains views, the unspoiled nature of the specific parts of the country, and the cities and smaller town as well. There are many landscapes, ski resorts, lakes and woods. The main tourist cities in Norway are Oslo, Bergen, Stavanger, Trondheim and Tromso and also considered the top tourists places in Norway.The nature of Norway remains unspoiled, and allure numerous hikers and skiers. The fjords, mountains and waterfalls in Western and North Norway attract several hundred thousand foreign tourists each year. In the cities, cultural idiosyncrasies such as the Holmenkollen ski jump attract many visitors, as well as historic and cultural buildings and areas such as Bryggen in Bergen and the Vigeland Sculpture Park in Oslo. Here we have complied a list of top famous places of Norway. If you get a change to visit Norway, you should not miss following places.
10) The North Cape, Mageroya, Norway
The North Cape is almost 1,000 ft high cliff, which is normally called as the north highest point of Europe. It is one of the famous tourists destination in the Norway. At north cape you can enjoy the wonderful experience, tourists can also enjoy several bird safaris to a nature reservation over 2 million serbirds. If you want to visit this place in summer, than there is no seunset and there is the Midnight sun .The excursion from the Hurtigruten is expensive, can’t risk any other way in the limited time ashore, but so worth it. If you come all the way to Honningsvaag you have a once in a lifetime opportunity to do see this and just the ride up there in the convoy was a beautiful adventure. Great view of the Barents Sea, part of the Arctic Ocean, even in the white twilight of Polar night. Great exhibits and don’t miss the chance to have a pic with that famous globe.
9) Oslo City, Norway
Oslo is the capital of Norway and the largest city in Norway.It is also used as the economic center of Norway. The air quality of this city is very cleanest in the world. Oslo is famous place because of its top tourists places in the world, like museum of national importance, a beautiful setting and lively nightlife and cultural scene for the tourists.
8) Vigeland Park, Oslo, Norway
This park is one of the hot spot destination for the tourists in Oslo.It is Oslo’s most visited attractions with more than 1 million visitors every year. Vigeland Park consists the life’s work of Gustav Vigeland, a famous Norwegian sculptor. More than 175 Vigeland masterpieces are on display in the park, including the bronze “Sinnataggen”, which is known as the Angry Boy and “Monolitten,” a 17-meter spire flanked by 121 commanding figures, all composed of a single piece of white granite.
7) The Town of Trondheim, Trondheim, Norway
Trondheim has many historic buildings. The old heritage of this city can still be traced in and around the city centre. Trondheim is an old city in central Norway. The city has a rich cultural heritage, but is still a major centre. There are many things to do for the visitors in Trondheim, like, Music, arts, culture, alternative politics, nightlife, student life, all combines into making Trondheim one of the most exciting city centres of Northern Europe.
6) Geirangerfjord, Sunnmore, Norway
The Geirangerfjord is one of Norway’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Geirangerfjord offers tourists three breathtaking waterfalls hitting the fjord on both sides of the waterway: The Seven Sisters with seven falls, the Bridal Veil, and the Suitor. There are many popular activities for the tourists in which, Geirangerfjord hiking and fishing and renting boats and kayaks are include. There are also local companies offering sightseeing tours across the fjord.
5) Oslo Opera House, Oslo, Norway
The Oslo Opera house is located in the Njovika, at the head of the Oslofjord. The outside of the house is extreme beautiful, the most attractive feature is the white sloping marble roof of the house. The Oslo Opera House is considered the home of The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, and national opera theater as well. Audiences can enjoy world-class opera and concerts on three stages. The Main Auditorium has 1365 seats, Stage 2 has 400 seats and Rehearsal Stage has 200 seats for people.
4) Akershus Fortress, Oslo, Norway
Akershus Fortress also known as the Akershus Castle, it is a medieval castle that was built for the protection of Oslo. It has also been used as a prison for the prisoners. Akershus Fortress is an amazing. entertaining and attractive destination for the tourists to explore Oslo’s historical geography and a beautiful place. Akershus fortress is still a military area, but is open to the public daily until 21:00. In addition to the castle, the Norwegian Armed Forces Museum and the Norwegian Resistance Museum can be visited there.
3) Holmenkollen, Oslo, Norway
Holmenkollen, it was famous area because of ski recreation area since 19th century. It is famous hill which you can see on the north western side of Oslo, and can also found the most famous recreational areas in the city like Nordmark. Specially tryvann and Frognerseteren are great pints for hikes and summer, winter tours. There many popular attractions for the tourists in Holmenkollen are Holmenkollen Ski Museum, and Holmenkollen Ski Jump.
2) Oslo Farm Museum, Norway
Farm Museum is a historical and Norwegian cultural museum located in Bygdøy, Oslo. It’s a triangular shaped; white painted building giving it a unique and attractive look. Inside the museum there are several compartments called houses. Every house contain Norway’s historical artifacts, sculpture and scriptures. One of the most intriguing structure is an ancient giant ship. Visitor are allowed to get on board the ship to see it’s 100 years old architect. It is wonderful place, and also known as the top tourists attraction in Oslo.
1) The Oslo Fjord, Oslo, Norway
The Oslofjord is not a fjord in the geological sense, in Norwegian the term “fjord” can refer to a wide range of waterways. The bay is divided into the inner and outer Oslofjord at the point of the 17 km long and narrow Drobaksundet. In the summer there are boats of all sizes on the fjord, and it is possible to go kayaking, canoeing, fishing, and sailing. There are many activities for both adults and children, perfect place for every age group.