Things you Didn’t Know Norway Offered

If you’re planning an adventure trip to Norway, you may be surprised to find out there is more to this location than husky rides and Northern Lights tours. Here are four alternative ways to experience an adventure in Norway.

Fredvang Lofoten 2009 2
Norway User:Sveter / Foter / CC BY-SA

Visit the Northernmost Town in the World

Norway is famous for lots of things but did you know that it is home to the world’s Northernmost town? Hammerfest is one town that should be at the top of your to-do list when in Norway as it offers the opportunity to see spectacular landmarks and breathtaking views. The Meridian Column is a must see landmark as it is on the UNESCO list of World Heritage sites and honours the first official measurement of the Earth’s exact shape and size. Soak up the town’s unique history and delight in its unique architecture.

Hauen Chapel in Hammerfest
Hammerfest NorwayManxruler / Foter / CC BY-SA

Go to a Midnight Concert

The arctic Cathedral is a dramatic piece of architecture that is a beautiful sight to behold at anytime of the day but it is especially breathtaking at midnight. The midnight concert will provide you with memories that you will remember for a lifetime. Enjoy spectacular performances of Norwegian folk songs and complete your day with this unforgettable musical experience.

Learn the Art of Arctic Survival

If you fancy yourself as a Bear Grylls-type, why not put your survival skills to the test on an Arctic Bushcraft experience. Learn how to fend for yourself, build fires, feed yourselves and learn the crucial survival skills required to protect yourself from the elements. This is an exhilarating experience that adventure lovers will never forget.

improvising a bow saw
Arctic Bushcraftmmeiser2 / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA

Stay in a Snow Hotel

Norway is a place where bucket list dreams come true, and you can share once in a lifetime experiences with your loved ones. If you have always dreamed of what it would be like to stay in an Igloo, you can go one further in Norway. Enjoy idyllic surroundings from your very own ice hotel. The Kirkenes Hotel is home to one of Norway’s biggest ice bars and you can even have your photo taken with the Reindeers.

Hôtel de glace
Kirkenes / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA

Book a Winter Voyage

If you want to experience any of the experiences above, you can do all of them on a winter voyage with Hurtigruten. Embark on a seven day journey and make it a holiday you’ll never forget.

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