Must see Attractions in Norway for Families

Norway, which is also known as the land of summer midnight sun, offers more than great hiking trails, well-preserved wooden churches and picturesque waterfronts for the visitors to enjoy. For those looking to visit Norway here is a list of must see attractions that can be found there, that are perfect for families looking to explore the area. If you visit these destinations, you would get the once in a life-time opportunity to make your tour an unforgettable one.  the-fjord-483186_640

  1. Roros – Roros can be considered as one of the best places available out there in the world to enhance your knowledge about copper mining. Copper mining started back in the 17th Century and people have been working on it for the past 300 years. You can learn everything about copper mining from the scratch during your stay at Roros.
  2. Geirangerfjord – Geirangerfjord can be considered as the most popular tourist attraction in Norway. It can also be considered as the most beautiful place that you will be able to visit during your journey to Norway. In fact, this is a natural wonder that consists of deep blue water. The place is surrounded by lush green mountains and majestic cliffs, which are about 3,500 feet high. These hills have enhanced the beauty of Geirangerfjord and you would love to take pictures in here.
  3. Bryggen – Bryggen is a museum, but it doesn’t seem like a museum when you take a look from outside. This museum consists of traditional buildings, which are located in close proximity to the waterfront. Trendy boutiques can be found around this museum, which attracts a lot of visitors.
  4. Heddal Stave Church – Heddal Stave Church is the biggest stave church that is located in Norway. The most unique feature about Heddal Stave Church is that it is entirely made out of wood. This church was built during the 13th Century and it has a rich history as well. According to the history books, this church has been built within just three days with the help of five farmers. It went through some restorations during the 20th At the moment, it is being used for Sunday services and weddings.
  5. Viking Ship Museum – Few centuries back, Vikings were ruled the Northern Seas. If you are interested in getting more information about the Vikings, this is the best place to visit. The Viking Ship Museum is located in Oslo and you will be able to see some of the greatest ships that were built during the 19th
  6. Jostedalsbreen Glacier – This scenic and icy destination has also received a lot of attention among tourists. This can also be considered as the largest Glacier that you can find in Europe. This glacier shrunk significantly during the past few decades and the tourists are not allowed to walk across it.
  7. Nordkapp – Nordkapp is another must see destination in Norway. It is in the northernmost point of Europe and the sun would never set during the month of July. It has been identified that around 200,000 people visit Nordkapp every year.

Must see Attractions in Norway for Families

Family travel does not need to break the budget, often getting there is the biggest expense. Once you arrive, you have the freedom to spend your time as you choose so make the best of it. Anyone interested in exploring the land around us, learning more about history and other cultures, must make this their next destination. Have you ever been to Norway? What was your most fave thing to do or see?


  1. I have never been to Norway, but would love to. Geirangerfjord sounds beautiful and the Viking Museum sounds like a lot of fun.

  2. I would love to travel to Norway one day. Our family loves to travel all of the world but I have yet to get up that way! It looks absolutely gorgeous.

  3. I have never been to Norway but I would love to go. The Viking Ship Museum and Jostedalsbreen Glacier would be on my do see list.

  4. brettbeyer73 says

    I’m actually Norwegian by ancestry, so I’ve always wanted to go. And adding to that a Viking Ship Museum makes this one a cinch!

  5. I just met someone from Norway and really want to visit! Sounds/looks like the perfect sites to see with a family!

  6. Norway looks like such a gorgeous place to visit. I love all the lush greenery and cool terrain.

  7. I would love to travel to Norway!! All of these are such beautiful places to see there!

  8. Kelly Reci says

    I would love to visit Norway one day! Thank you for the tips on places to visit.

  9. Norway is definitely on my bucket list. What a beautiful place! Can’t wait to go!

  10. What a great list! I’ve never been to Norway but I hope to visit with my family sometime. Sounds like there is a lot to do there.

  11. I would love to go to Norway someday. It looks like a very beautiful place to visit. You have a great list here too!

  12. Elizabeth Lampman says

    Norway looks so beautiful. It is on my travel bucket list. I have wanted to go there since I was a teenager.

  13. Lisa Bristol says

    These are great places to check out in Norway. I am hoping to get there in the next few years. It would be a dream trip.

  14. A Viking Museum would be amazing. It would be so cool to learn the history of Vikings. Norway would be amazing.

  15. This place is so beautiful. I would love to visit and see these things in real life for myself.

  16. I’ve been to Norway twice and absolutely adore the country. Such a friendly people and so much history to be seen. I absolutely loved the Viking Ship Museum when I went – I’m glad it made your list!.

  17. What a beautiful place. I would love to visit someday.

  18. Reesa Lewandowski says

    I have never been to Norway or thought about it, but this place sounds awesome. I would love to see some of these places.

  19. I love the look of this area! So many neat places that I would enjoy to see.

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