Holiday Travel Guide

Norway Information

Country: Kingdom of Norway
Anthem: Ja, Vi elsker dette landet
Capital: Oslo
Official Language: Norwegian
Population: (2010) 4,938,700
Area Total: 385,252sqkm
Water%: 7
Currency:  Norwegian Krona
Time Zone: +01
Calling Code: 47

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History and Public Holidays


History is what creates a country makes it unique as well as it gives its culture. Read here to find out about past wars, leaders and modern times. Also included is a list of Public Holidays which can be useful as many shops close. If you are solely interested or looking for research, you will find all you are looking for.

Festivals and Christmas Markets


Click for information on all selected Festivals. Discover the locations, Dates and times as well as a link to the main websites where you will find additional information, Pictures and will also be able to book tickets. Details are constantly being updated to try and give a comprehensive guide.

Places to Stay, Stop and Rest

Places to Stay

Whether you are Flying, Driving or arriving by Train you will need a place to stay and spend the night. Here you will find information on Hotels, Hostels, Campsites and a comprehensive guide to Aires for motorhomes. Where possible you can book direct through a link. For Aires and campsites post codes and address are supplied where possible. You can also send in information to aid others.

Food Recipes and Drink

Food and Drink

Click Here to read about the mouth watering Food and Drink that is traditional to this country. Here you will also find a delicious selection of recipes for you to try. If you have any favourite recipes you would like to share, please send them in for the enjoyment of our readers and we will be only t happy to share them.

Driving, Tolls and Passes


Driving in a foreign country can sometimes be daunting, not only as it can be on the opposite side of the road, different way around the roundabouts and foreign language signs, but if you know the driving regulations and laws before you go it can go some way to helping take away the stress and help to keep you and your family safe. Also find out regulations, toll charges and helpful tips to make your trip a happy and safe one.

Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Activities

With Outdoor activities, there is something for everyone. Whether you enjoy the buzz of Olympian Sporting Challengers or taking a more leisurely role with gentle walks or a trip along a peaceful canal, we all love the great outdoors especially on Holiday. Here are a selection of ideas to suit everyone, maybe there will be even something to surprise or inspire you.

Places of Interest

Places of Interest

We all have different ideas of what makes a great holiday, but whether you enjoy your sightseeing at Museums and Art Galleries or Walking around Majestic Castles, visiting Historical Monuments, or a more relaxing walk around the shores of a scenic lake, here you will find a selection to satisfy everybody.



Discover all that there is to know about the Cities of your choice. Find all the information you need from Airports, Seasonal Temperature, Places to visit and much more. Make sure you don’t miss out on all that the cities have to offer to make your city break or holiday that little bit extra special.



Travelling through out the world is one of the best things anyone can do. There is so much to see and do that you could never do it all, making life a never ending adventure. With these possibilities mean their is many ways to get around, Train, Coach, Ferry/Boat or by car and Bike. This page puts you in touch with the places and
people you will need to be able to do this.

Suggested Tours

Tour Suggestions

Touring is the best way to see a number of selected places. If it be a selected tour route already in place, or your own selected tour, all are worth a visit. We have come up with a few selected tours, though we are always looking to share others. If you have been on tour and would like to share it, or would like to read through the tours already supplied then this is the place to do it.

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Bed & breakfast, Black Forest Review

"Stay in the Black Forest"

I loved the hotel. The breakfast was amazing and the location is perfect. There are a number of excellent towns near by that are definitely with the visit

By: Anthony Mullis - Submitted March 3, 2016 at 9:28 am
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Travel Date: June 10, 2015 Traveled with: Families with Infants Best for: Families with Young Kids Operator: Other

USA Tour 2012

An RV Tour of some of the National and State Parks in the USA 26th April – 15th June 2012 Sent in by Joan & Malcolm, UK The beginning of the tour was late at night when we arrived at the hotel in Portland, Oregon. Our taxi driver warned us not to walk out in […]