Outdoor Adventures

Swedish Lapland, Finnish Lapland, Northern Norway – Scandinavian Travel Article

Swedish Lapland, Finnish Lapland, Northern Norway Swedish Lapland, Finnish Lapland and Northern Norway cooperate in an EU-funded project to promote travel to the arctic parts of Northern Europe. The project also aims to make it easier for visitors to combine activities in two or three countries of the region. For example, you should be able to go whale watching in Norway and then head on to the ICEHOTEL in Swedish Lapland. The wilderness of northern Sweden, Finland and Norway makes…

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Norway off the beaten track – Scandinavian Travel Article

Norway off the beaten track Birk Husky also has a bird feeder at one of their cottages and there also is a bird-watching tower at Bordinesset. These places are easier to try bird-watching than others. In the end, I did manage to see ducks, swans, flying geese, an osprey and some small birds (tits, jays & sparrows). Of course, don’t expect to see large brightly coloured tropical birds like parrots or peacocks here. These are mostly small birds of the…

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Unique Hotels in Norway – Where to stay off the beaten track — Nordic Wanders – Norway Travel Article

Unique Hotels in Norway – Where to stay off the beaten track — Nordic Wanders The cabins are still new and fresh, but unlike many of the other stylish glass cabins and treehouses that currently make the rounds on Instagram, Skåpet isn’t exactly easily accessible. You can’t just drive here – you’ll actually have to hike! Granted, though, the hike is only 7 km long (in total, meaning approx. 3,5 km and 1 1/2 hours one way) and you only…

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9 Hidden Gems to Inspire You to Visit — Nordic Wanders – Scandinavian Travel Article

9 Hidden Gems to Inspire You to Visit — Nordic Wanders Read on for 9 non-crowded places to visit when making your way to Northern Norway in summer!Northern Norway is probably already on your bucket list, however, while most people flock to Norway’s north in winter to see the Northern Lights, the region is a lot less crowded during summertime. Apart from the Lofoten Islands, that is. In the same way as everyone heads to Tromsø to see the Northern…

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Western Norway’s Secret Island: Utsira — Nordic Wanders – Norway Travel Article

Another hike you should definitely do is the Viking Path (Vikingløypa) which leads you over rocks and marshland (careful, though: I hurt my ankle when jumping off a rock!), past several stunning bays that invite for a swim in the summer to remains of Iron Age settlements. The hike starts in the neighbourhood above the grocery store and leads to the lighthouse. It takes about 1 1/2 to 2 hours, depending on where you depart and whether or not you…

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