One of the many great reasons for a family holiday in Norway is Norway’s assumption you’ll be on holiday with your children.
Just like France does food and Italy leads with romance, Norway’s focus is firmly on families having the best of times wherever they go.
And from Oslo to Tromsø, the possibilities are almost limitless.
So if you haven’t seen Norway yet, you should – a country where family friendly is a rule rather than an exception definitely deserves a visit.
Direct flights from London to Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim and Stavanger all year round.
Tromsø, on the edge of the Arctic Circle, is Norway’s most northern city and one of the best places in the world for kids to see Northern Lights from November to March.
Nine World Heritage sites including Rjukanfossen Waterfall, the Geirangerfjord and Bergen’s Bryggen Wharf.
Norway shares the same latitude as Alaska, Greenland and Siberia but has Gulf streams too. Spring and summer are warm and sunny in the west and south west. Winter is snowy and wonderful for winter sports and temperatures are only extreme in the far north.
44 national parks with the greatest concentration in the south west and west Norway Fjord region. Norway’s Western Fjords were the inspiration for Disney’s Frozen.
1850km of roads across western, central and northern Norway, divided into 18 National Tourist Routes make almost the entire country accessible for families.
You can’t visit the land of the fjords without sailing and family cruises for a single day, several days or weeks are widely available. Norway’s also the country for road trips and the 18 remarkable Tourist Routes are wonderful to drive. Don’t bother with a car if you’re not exploring the countryside: city transport is excellent and bikes are best in Trondheim and Bergen. Norway’s rail network is extensive and trains are family-friendly from costs to comfort. Domestic flights from Oslo cover even the most far-flung Arctic regions.