Traveling tips to European Countries: Norway


About the county

Norway, a Nordic nation pushing the western part of the Scandinavian Peninsula lies in Northern Europe. It also surrounds Sweden, Finland and also Russia. Norway is a remarkably stunning nation with a long coast, snowy mountains and also spectacular fjords. Oslo is the capital of Norway and additionally the largest city. Norway is bestowed with lots of natural appeal incorporating wild forests, historic towns and lovely fishing towns. The nation is really hospitable to the visitors as well as people are extremely pleasant also. Many vacationers are brought in by the popular twelve o’clock at night sunlight of the Arctic. All 3 big cities of Norway provide various experiences to visitors. Norway is a place to be for nature enthusiasts and also for social enthusiasts. Norway is absolutely among the greatest visitor destinations of Europe.


Populace & Languages

The populace of Norway is only 4.6 million as well as the main languages being talked are Bokmal Norwegian and also Nynorsk Norwegian. Various other languages that are likewise talked in Norway consist of Sámi and also Finnish.

Electrical energy

The voltage is 230 V and the regularity is 50 Hz. The types of plugs utilized are Round pin accessory plug and “Schuko” plug and receptacle with side grounding calls.
Geographical Location

It is a Nordic country lying on the western part of the Scandinavian Peninsula and situated in Northern Europe. It also surrounds Sweden, Finland and also Russia. About two-third location of the Norway is mountains, has around fifty thousand little islands along its coastline. It likewise has among the lengthiest coastlines in the world.


The climate of Norway can be called as Temperate with warm summers and cool cloudy wintertimes. The highlands of interior Norway have an arctic like climate with snow, serious wind chill and also frost. Most of the rain is along the coastal locations and comes down in winter quite heavily as well as frequently. Winters are light also along the seaside locations.

Neighborhood Custom-mades

Like any other country Norway has its own personalizeds also. It is traditional not to consume until the host makes a salute. It is popular for visitors to use presents to the host of a meal. Smoking cigarettes is prohibited in many public areas. Laid-back gown is acceptable for daily wear. Tipping the taxi drivers is not customary. Tipping approximately 5 percent is popular for service in dining establishments. Porters at railway stations and airport terminals bill per item, while concierges at resorts generally charge around NOK5-10 relying on the variety of items of luggage.


Bergen– Many galleries, galleries, aquarium, medieval age buildings, cable car to the top of Bergen’s hillsides as well as boat trips to fjords.

Oslo– Old middle ages structures, churches, modern-day architecture, galleries like Edvard Munch Museum and also the Norwegian People Museum, art galleries, Vigeland Park, and Akershus Citadel

Fjordland– Geirangerfjorden recognized for small S-shaped fjord,
Sognefjord– the lengthiest and the inmost arm, lovely towns such as Balestrand and also Flam, old stave churches, Nærøyfjord– Narrowest branch of the Sognefjord and also Palteau of Jostedalsbreen glacier

Tromsø– Arctic sanctuary, Polaria and Tromsø Museum


By Air– Numerous airlines operate to Norway like Braathens SAFE (BU) and SAS Scandinavian Airlines (SK), a Scandinavian airline company, Air France, British Airways, Finnair, Icelandair, KLM, Lufthansa, Northwest Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Ryanair and also Swiss Airlines. Oslo International Flight Terminal (OSL) (Gardermoen) (web site: is the largest airport terminal of Norway which lies 30 mile north of Oslo.

Sea – The crucial guest ports are Bergen, Kristiansand, Larvik, Oslo and Stavanger. The main sea paths from the UK, operated by Fjord Line as well as DFDS Seaways respectively, are from Newcastle to Bergen and also to Kristiansand.

By Rail– The country is part of the considerable network of trains connecting the European cities. If you are originating from UK, the links are from London through Dover/Ostend (through Denmark, Germany, The Netherlands and Sweden) or Harwich/Hook of Holland, or from Newcastle to Bergen through Stavanger. It is likewise linked to Sweden throught 2 courses, with daytime and overnight trains from Copenhagen, Malm as well as Stockholm.

Obligation Free Products
1. 200 cigarettes or 250g of cigarette products and also 200 fallen leaves of cigarette paper for EU countries.
2. 400 cigarettes or 500g of tobacco products and also 200 leaves of cigarette paper for Non-EU nations.
3. 1liter of spirits as well as 1liter of wine or 2liter of red wine as well as 2liter of beer for EU nations.
4. 1liter of spirits and 1liter of white wine or 2liter of wine and 2liter of beer for Non-EU nations.
5. 50g perfume or 500 ml eau de toilette
6. Gifts, Food, fruits, medications and blossoms for individual use of value as much as 3,500 kr

Forbidden Things

Un-canned goods, meat or dairy products, Narcotics, firearms, ammo, weapons, eggs, plants, jeopardized varieties, fireworks and also alcohols which contain greater than sixty per cent alcohol.

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