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The climate of the Lofoten: when to go to the Lofoten

Lofoten islands, Norway. Author and Copryright Marco Ramerini

The Lofoten islands have a much milder climate than that found in other regions of the Earth located at the same latitude, this is due to the Gulf Stream and its ramifications that reach Lofoten: the North Atlantic Current and ...

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Lofoten islands: mountains emerging from the sea

Lofoten islands, Norway. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The Lofoten islands are a Norwegian arctic archipelago. The islands are located, around 68 ° north latitude, north of the Arctic circle, in the Norwegian province of Nordland. The archipelago covers a total of 1,227 km² and has fewer than ...

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The climate of Svalbard: when to go to Svalbard

The Svalbard islands are among the most permanently inhabited places on the northernmost part of Earth, they are located almost at the same latitude north of the extreme northern part of Greenland. The Svalbard climate is a very cold and ...

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Svalbard Islands: a Norwegian arctic archipelago

The Svalbard islands, sometimes also called by the name of the main island, Spitsbergen, are a Norwegian arctic archipelago. The islands are located about 500 km north of North Cape, in the direction of the North Pole, and are located ...

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The climate of Oslo: when to go to Oslo

Oslo has a humid continental climate. In fact, even in Oslo, as in the rest of Norway, the climate is influenced by the effects of the Gulf Stream which makes the Norwegian climate milder than that of other places located ...

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Oslo: a modern city full of large parks and museums

Oslo (570,000 inhabitants, over 1,000,000 in the metropolitan area) is the capital and largest city of Norway. The city is located in the south-eastern part of the country along the northern coast of the Oslofjord, in the innermost part of ...

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The climate of Bergen: when to go to Bergen

Bryggen, Bergen, Norway. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini ..

Bergen has a temperate oceanic climate with seasonal differences in mild temperatures. The climate is mild thanks to the influences of the Gulf Stream, but the rains are very intense due to the conformation of the territory where the city ...

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Bergen: the historical capital of Norway

Bergen, Norway. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The city of Bergen, the historical jewel of the country, is a city full of charm and atmosphere. This historic inhabited center is located on a peninsula along the Norwegian southwest coast, in the center of the fjord region of ...

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Islands of Norway: wonders of nature

Mageroya Island, Norway. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Norway has a coastal extension of over 2,500 km. The Norwegian coast, formed by deep inlets, is one of the most indented in the world. Along the coast of Norway there are over 50,000 islands, also residues, like fjords, of ...

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The UNESCO sites of Norway: the heritage of humanity

Bergen, Norway. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Norway is a country where the beauty of nature dominates unchallenged, but the country also presents interesting cultural aspects. These aspects are little known to most tourists who arrive in the country. But a visit to the sites that UNESCO ...

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Fjords of Norway: ancient glacial valleys covered by the sea

Friaren waterfall (Friarfossen), Geirangerfjord, Norway. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The fjords of Norway, together with the islands, are the main feature of the Norwegian coast. They are found along all the over three thousand kilometers of coastline in the country. The fjords occupy valleys modeled by ancient glaciers that ...

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Geiranger fjord: one of the most beautiful fjords in Norway

Geirangerfjord, Norway. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The Geiranger fjord (Geirangerfjord) is one of the most beautiful fjords in Norway. This fjord is located in the northern part of that area which is commonly called fjord Norway, in the region of Møre og Romsdal. The Geirangerfjord is ...

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How to get to Norway: flights to Norway

HOW TO GET THERE: AIRPORTS AND FLIGHTS Norway is a vast country with distances of several thousand kilometers between the north and south of the country. So air transport is highly developed. Air flights are the best option for arriving ...

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The climate of Norway: when to go to Norway

Lofoten islands, Norway. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The climate of Norway is subpolar as regards latitude, but with particularly mild temperatures thanks to the action of the warm Gulf Stream, a branch of which runs entirely along the Norwegian coast and ensures that surface waters never freeze. ...

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Tourist attractions in Norway: what to see

Geirangerfjord, Norway. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Natural and landscape attractions are the main motivations for a trip to Norway. For tourists, Norway generally means spectacular fjords, glaciers and islands. But those who visit the far north of the country during the summer also have the opportunity ...

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Norway: fjords, waterfalls and glaciers

Bergen, Norway. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Norway (Kongeriket Norge) is a constitutional monarchy whose territory occupies the western coastal strip of Scandinavia, the country is not part of the European Union. Norway is divided into 19 regions called “fylkers”. In addition to Oslo, the capital, Bergen, ...

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