Places to see in Norway
Places to see in Norway

Is it safe to visit Norway in 2021 and Places to visit/see there ?

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Is it safe to visit Norway in 2021 and Places to visit/see there ? Europe is the most important tourist region in the world. According to UNWTO, in 2006 nearly 55% of all international tourist arrivals (461 million) were on the “old continent”.In Norway tourism generates 7% of GDP !

However , COVID 19 has left a very drastic impact on tourism . All international flights around the world were left static which stopped all tourism activities .

Norway, took strict measures to suppress the impact of tourism in 2021 which resulted it be in a better position than other European countries.

With the introduction of Vaccine programs and strict COVID policies of Norway authorities, the possible check on corona virus cases has been made .

Yes it will be safe to visit Norway in 2021 for tourism purpose .

Yes it is safe

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Famous local places that should be seen in Norway in 2021

  • Oslo
  • Northern Lights
  • The Lærdal Tunnel
  • Hornindalsvatnet
  • Steinsdalsfossen
  • Alesund
  • Sverd i fjell
  • Trollstigen Road
  • Norwegian Fjords
  • Flamsbana
  • Bergen
  • Preikestolen

Oslo

The history of the city can be traced back over 1,000 years. Oslo was founded in 1048, by the king Harald Hardråde. The city became capital of Norway around 1300, but lost its privileges during the Danish-Norwegian union from 1348 to 1814. In 1624, a fire devastated old Oslo, and the city was moved some kilometres west to gain protection from the fortress at Akershus.

Is it safe to visit Norway in 2021 and Places to visit/see there ?

The history of the city can be traced back over 1,000 years. Oslo was founded in 1048, by the king Harald Hardråde. The city became capital of Norway around 1300, but lost its privileges during the Danish-Norwegian union from 1348 to 1814. In 1624, a fire devastated old Oslo, and the city was moved some kilometres west to gain protection from the fortress at Akershus.

Oslo has a population of about 650,000 people, and nearly a million including its extra-municipal suburbs (such as Bærum and Lørenskog). It has the highest population growth of any European capital, with exorbitant real estate prices to match.

The city was renamed Christiania, after the Danish King Christian IV, a name that remained until it was officially renamed on January 1st 1925 to Oslo. Traces have been found close to Ekeberg indicating settlement as far back as 10,000 BC. Read More in Wikitravel

Tromso Northern Lights

Generally speaking, the best time to see the Northern Lights in Tromso is from mid September to April. You may get lucky and see auroras even at the very end of August or mid April. But if you want to increase your chances, it’s probably best to come between October and March

Is it safe to visit Norway in 2021 and Places to visit/see there ?

Tromsø is a surprise to most visitors: here you find art, history, sophistication, good food and an infamous nightlife in a bustling, tiny city. All of it, though, is surrounded by spectacular scenery that is visible from everywhere in town.

The city is home to the world’s northernmost university, as well as research institutes and satellite based industry. The population is therefore highly skilled, but retains the straightforwardness and sense of humour that the North is known for. Read more in wikitravel

The Lærdal Tunnel

HE LONGEST TUNNEL IN THE world extends 15.2 miles (24.5 km) between the cities of Laerdal and Aurland in western Norway. Known as the Lærdal Tunnel (or Lærdalstunnelen in Norwegian), the tunnel’s construction lasted five years and was completed in 2000, surpassing the world’s second longest tunnel, the St. Gottard Tunnel in Switzerland, by five miles.

Is it safe to visit Norway in 2021 and Places to visit/see there ?

Aside from its length, the Lærdal Tunnel is also the first to feature its own air treatment plant. Located in a 328-foot (100 m) cavern, the plant is comprised of two large fans and an electrostatic and carbon filter, which all work to remove dust and nitrogen dioxide from the large structure. Read More in Wikipedia

Hornindalsvatnet

The deepest and cleanest lake in Europe is Hornindalsvatnet. It goes all the way to 514 m. It’s located in Sogn and Fjordane county. The water is very precious and various people think it is important that we have honest information about the astonishing water. As a result, a local telephone cable company was laying their cables in the water and insisted it’s 612 m deep and not 514 m as the official measuring goes. Read More in Wikipedia

Is it safe to visit Norway in 2021 and Places to visit/see there ?

Steinsdalsfossen

The falls are active almost all year, but are most spectacular when the snow melts in May and June. Its unique location allows for tourists to take a look behind the waterfall as well, there is a small steep path leading up behind the fall. The powers of the water has been an inspiration for many plays and concerts during summer season. 

Steinsdalsfossen

It has been a popular destination for generations. For 25 years straight, missing only two seasons, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany made a trip to visit Steinsdalsfossen every summer. He only stopped at the outbreak of World War I.

Alesund

Ålesund is built on a row of islands extending towards the Atlantic. The compact old city centre is thus surrounded by water and Ålesund is a major fisheries harbour.

Alesund

The old city centre of Ålesund was destroyed by fire in the first years of the 20th century. Much international aid, including personal gifts from Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany who used to holiday there, helped to rebuild in the most modern style, Art Nouveau.

From the city there is a beautiful view of the Sunnmøre Alps in the East.

If staying in the city center, most attractions are available within a short to medium walk (less than 20 minutes).

For the Atlantic Sea Park, there is a special bus service from the city center bus terminal.

In general, there are plenty of bus services in Ålesund. It’s worth noting, however, that they are very limited in the late evenings, after 5:00 pm on Saturdays and all day Sundays. To get information about local buses, call 177.

Sverd i fjell

Stavanger is the fourth largest city of Norway with a population of 126 021 within city proper as of January 1, 2011. It is in the south-western coast of the country. The urban area of Stavanger stretches across many neighboring municipalities, making it the third largest city in Norway by total urban population with 197 852 inhabitants as of January 1, 2011.

Sverd i fjell

The Stavanger Oil Museum is a very interesting building with fascinating information on Norway’s oil industry. Displays of submersibles, drilling equipment, a mock oil platform, and audio-visual presentations make for a good few hours. The museum caters for all ages and is open 10:00-16:00 (Sundays and June-August 10:00-18:00).

Trollstigen Road

Åndalsnes is a town in the western county Møre og Romsdal. For some reason it has attracted some unfavourable comments on travel boards but it’s a superbly located transport hub. The town itself is merely a village, but the surrounding mountains and fjords are among the greatest in Norway. Åndalsnes there is eas

Trollstigen Road

Drive,or go by bus, up Trollstigen road which is located some 15 kilometers outside Åndalsnes. Trollstigen is a road that is encircled by enormous mountains and goes in sharp curves up the mountain side. The road is normally closed from October to May, but is open during the summer months. On the top one has a spectacular view over the valley and the Trollstigen road itself. This is part of what is often called the Golden Route. The road closes for a major part of the year. Read more in Wikitravel

Norwegian Fjords

In geology, a fjord or fiord is a long, narrow inlet with steep sides or cliffs, created by a glacier. Read what is Fjard at Wikipedia

Is it safe to visit Norway in 2021 and Places to visit/see there ?

There are more than a thousand fjords in Norway, all along the coast. But most of the iconic ones – those you may have seen on the postcards, like the Nærøyfjord, the Sognefjord, the Lysefjord, and the Geirangerfjord – are located in Fjord Norway.

Flamsbana

The Flamsbana train takes you from Flam (situated at sea level) to the mountain station Myrdal (867 meters above sea level) and offers breathtaking views throughout the thrilling ride.

Is it safe to visit Norway in 2021 and Places to visit/see there ?

The Flåm Line is a 20.2-kilometer long railway line between Myrdal and Flåm in Aurland Municipality, in Vestland county, Norway. A branch line of the Bergen Line, it runs through the valley of Flåmsdalen and connects the mainline with Sognefjord. Wikipedia

Bergen

The Bryggen area – one of Bergen’s main attractions – consists of a series of commercial buildings that line the eastern side of the fjord in Bergen. Its architecture is unique and since 1979, it has been listed by UNESCO as one of the world’s most significant examples of the history and culture of a medieval settlement.

Is it safe to visit Norway in 2021 and Places to visit/see there ?

The administrative buildings of Bryggen housed clerks from many areas, especially Germany. The warehouses were filled with goods, particularly fish from Northern Norway, and cereal from Europe.

Preikestolen

It is a tourist attraction in county, Norway. Preikestolen is a cliff which rises 604 metres above Lysefjorden. There is an almost flat top of approximately 25 by 25 metres . Preikestolen is located near the Western part of the fjord.

Tourism at the site has been increasing in the early 21st century, with between 150,000 and 200,000 visitors in 2012,making it one of the most visited natural tourist attractions in Norway. BASE jumpers often leap from the cliff. Due to its increased popularity, there is currently a project under way to improve the most used path to the site – a 3.8-kilometre (2.4 mi) long hike.

Is it safe to visit Norway in 2021 and Places to visit/see there ?

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