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    • One day in svolvaer

      Lofoten Yesterday

      Hi. I have a full day in slovaer and my accomodation is in slovaer too. Wondering what I can do as early as day break and besides visiting reine, any other recommendations pls?
      Thanks.

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      Travel from bodo

      Norway Feb 5, 2015 at 6:12 AM

      Hi,
      My interest is in Midnight Sun I am planning to travel Norway in end of June,2015.
      I wanted to know what are the modes of transport from bodo to lofoten islands and its cost? Also, what is the cost of staying in lofoten Island in a hostel. After a stay of day or two in lofoten i am planning to go to Narvik-kiruna-stockholm. how much time does it take to reach Narvik from lofoten islands by bus and what is the timing of train from Narvik to Stockholm. Where can i book tickets ? (Will i be able to Experience Midnight sun in this route or will i have to go to tromso ?)

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    • One day ashore in Lofoten

      Lofoten Feb 27, 2015 at 8:03 AM

      we are coming in June aboard NCL Star and would appreciate advice on what to see in such a short time please.

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    • Weather in early May

      Lofoten Feb 19, 2015 at 8:14 AM

      Hello,

      we are planning to visit Lofoten in early may.. First stop being Reine.
      I would like to know if it is a good time to be there , and whether there will still be snow.
      Personally i prefer more greenery and clear skies.. can i expect that in first week of May ?
      Would appreciate any suggestions, else i might plan my trip a bit late in the month of May.

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      nightlife and new moon phase

      Tromsø Feb 17, 2015 at 2:23 PM

      investigating a possible trip for next year, end of december 2016 and was wondering if tromso has much of a nighlife? I know it will be dark, but are bars open till at least 10pm? also, the dates we are thinking about, the moon would be in the "new" moon phase--is that too bright to see the Northern lights? I know it depends on nature if we see this or not, and we would book with a company--but I wanted to see if we should even try at all. thanks!

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      Oslo- Bergen

      Norway Feb 27, 2015 at 1:41 AM

      Hi

      I want to ask whether it is possible to take night train from Oslo to Bergen, enjoy Bergen fjords without using Flam Railway then take a night Train back to Oslo. Or is the route very beautiful and should be traveled in day time only? My main purpose of visit to Norway is to experience Mid Night Sun.
      Please suggest
      Thanks

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      Anywhere to grab some drinks?

      Volda Feb 20, 2015 at 9:16 AM

      Hi! I was wondering if there's anywhere that I can go out and grab some drinks here in Volda?

      Thank you :)

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    • August trip to Norway

      Norway Feb 9, 2015 at 10:38 AM

      I will be going to Norway the third week in August for 7-10 days. What are the area's of Norway that I should not miss in the short time I am there? I prefer mountains, fjords, and small villages as opposed to city's. What area of Norway is the most beautiful? I will probably fly into Bergen or Oslo and rent a car but where should I go from there?

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      Oslo to Stockhom stopover?

      Norway Feb 21, 2015 at 6:51 AM

      I am looking for a great place -- town, lake, hotel about half way between Oslo and Stockhom for a one night stopover. Cost is a consideration but we want to take advantage of the fact that we will be traveling in a rental car at the end of September so it could be a little ways off the main route in either Norway or Sweden.

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    • Alesund to Andalsnes by bus

      Ålesund Feb 14, 2015 at 2:22 PM

      What is the one way fare for t he 681 bus from Alesund to Andalsnes? Any other info would be appreciated!

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      2 Days in Oslo?

      Oslo Feb 11, 2015 at 4:55 AM

      Hello,

      I am heading to Oslo for just under 2 days. Leaving tomorrow and I would like to know your suggestions on things to do, We're looking for mostly free things to do, but open to some paying attractions. We have done our research but would just like to hear some other peoples input. Also what is your best restaurant suggestions? We like Italian, Indian whatever really but would be nice if their waiters/waitresses spoke English.

      Thanks,
      Ryan

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    • traveling norway , finland, denmark , sweden on 13 th -30 th april 2015

      Norway Mar 2, 2015 at 2:52 AM

      i am from sri lanka and hope to travel Norway , Sweden ,Finland, Denmark on April holidays ( 13 th -30 th April 2015 ) . like to have friends who like to party and like to travel. please give information about night life these places

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      Bergen accomodation

      by heidstar Online Now Jul 4, 2014 at 11:01 AM

      Hi...I am an Aussie who has never been to Scandinavia , so your replies would be appreciated...
      My mum and I will be arriving in bergen on the " Norway in a nutshell tour" not til next summer but planning the trip of a life time!
      How far is it to the city center from where we get off? Need to take a taxi in?
      We do love the hop on hop off bus idea and use the cable car up to the mountain...again another taxi?
      Not sure if we will stay 1 or 2 nights before we fly back to oslo but I assume another taxi required to hotel.

      Sorry so many silly questions!

      11 Answers Jul 10, 2014 at 12:27 AM
    • Visiting in October or December

      by sjco Online Now Jun 30, 2014 at 2:46 AM

      I want to do a short city break to Bergen in either October half-term or December 15th for 3 nights. Which time would be best for seeing Bergen? Is Bergen pretty at Christmas? Is it open for tourists at these times?

      3 Answers Jun 30, 2014 at 3:52 AM
    • Nordleys superwash Viking yarn

      by joaneet Online Now Jun 18, 2014 at 1:31 AM

      When I was in Hammerfest last year I purchased some of the above yarn to knit socks. My second pair I have obviously made toooooo long and have run out of wool. Can someone tell me who I can contact to purchase another ball of this yarn!!

      Desperate

      Joan
      Sydney, Australia

      2 Answers Jun 18, 2014 at 2:26 AM
    • town train

      by cathwalker Online Now Jun 1, 2014 at 1:32 PM

      is there a town train in Bergen which gives a one hour guided tour through city centre, I thought I had seen it previously on line but can't find it now.

      3 Answers Jun 2, 2014 at 6:06 AM
    • Prices for left luggage in Bergen airport / luggage storage for several days

      by wiresparrow Online Now Jun 1, 2014 at 4:02 AM

      I've seen a few questions related to short-term luggage storage in Bergen and am aware that the station has lockers for hire. However, I am hoping to leave my luggage somewhere for four days and travel with a smaller bag. If anyone can advise how much this is likely to cost at the airport, or if there is anywhere else in the centre that would store luggage for several days at a reasonable cost, I would appreciate it. I'm staying in three different places over four days so hotel storage is not really a possibility. Thanks in advance!

      1 Answer Jun 1, 2014 at 11:28 PM
    • Yearly trains?

      by cherylbrit Online Now May 29, 2014 at 7:55 AM

      Do the trains run all year round?

      2 Answers May 29, 2014 at 10:11 PM
    • transport to/from Bergen, accommodation in Bergen

      by LiseOberth Online Now May 27, 2014 at 12:15 PM

      My two sons and I are planning to rent bikes and cycle from Haugastol to Flam. Do you need to make reservations to rent bikes? At the Finse Lodge? Do you need to bring a sleeping bag? Can you have your luggage transported by train while you ride?
      Once in Flam we want to go by hurtigruter to Bergen. Do we need to make reservations for the boat?, We'd also like to go by boat from Bergen to Stavanger, are reservations required here too?
      Suggestions on best place to stay in Bergen for myself (55) and two sons (19 & 14). We are the type that really wants to immerse ourselves in Norwegian culture.
      Any other recommendations would be greatly appreciated.
      Thank you, Lise

      3 Answers May 27, 2014 at 10:31 PM
    • Overnight in Bergen to take bus to Stavanger

      by rpm1960 Online Now May 20, 2014 at 4:35 PM

      We (2 adults, 1 young teen) will arrive from the Nutshell tour in Bergen at 10 pm Saturday and need to catch a bus to Stavanager at noon on Sunday. Is it ok to leave our (3) suitcases in the train station to pick up the next day since the bus station is next to the train, and do you know the locker cost? Also, how early do we need to get to the bus station to buy our tickets to Stavanger? I wish we had more time, but any suggested itinerary for the Sunday morning in Bergen is appreciated.

      5 Answers May 21, 2014 at 10:20 PM
    • Connect between ship and rail

      by Edjamieson Online Now May 19, 2014 at 10:52 PM

      arriving Bergen at 1430 after 12 day Hurtigruten voyage. Is there enough time to connect with the 1600 train departure to Oslo

      2 Answers May 20, 2014 at 2:20 AM
    • About the bus accessibility

      by Bimesh Online Now May 17, 2014 at 5:40 AM

      Can we get airport bus from Bergen airport to the city after 10 PM or all the night ???

      3 Answers May 17, 2014 at 3:38 PM
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      Bergen to Stavanger by bus

      by fasterdog Online Now May 7, 2014 at 6:27 AM

      I am hoping to take a bus from Bergen to Stavanger at the end of July. I travelled with a friend a long time ago in a car from Bergen to Haugesund, and I remember it as a very interesting trip, going through tunnels and taking ferries between the various islands on the route. I imagine the last bit from Haugesund to Stavanger is probably just as interesting. But this time I won't have a car, so it will have to be on a bus.

      Does anyone know if this is practical, and if so, where I can book a bus? Or do I need to book it in Bergen? And how long does the journey take? Also any general guidance would be appreciated, for example one bus company may be better than another, or the buses may not run at weekends, that sort of thing. Any bus company websites would be useful too.

      6 Answers May 15, 2014 at 11:14 PM
    • Is April worth visiting?

      by amitmegahit Online Now Feb 22, 2014 at 12:03 PM

      Dear All,

      I plan to visit Norway during easter vacations. My plan is to land in Oslo and stay for a day and then take a train next morning to Bergen. Then stay next two days in Bergen. Will there be any fjord trips worth taking during this time?

      4 Answers Feb 23, 2014 at 12:33 AM
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      Transfer from Bergen to Kvitno (Odda) 25 ukrainian hikers in August

      by PaulBase Online Now Feb 6, 2014 at 8:45 AM

      Hi! We plan to hike in the area Odda in August. Already bought the plane tickets. 25 people need a transfer from Bergen to Kvitno or Eikhamrane. Please tell me what may be possible. Can rent a vehicle? Many thanks!

      3 Answers Apr 18, 2014 at 5:48 AM
    • New Years Eve and New Year day

      by skopelos1 Online Now Dec 25, 2013 at 1:55 PM

      Is the Fenicular open on New Years day and are there any short boat trips on New Years Day. If so, should we prebook. We are only there from New Years Eve lunchtime and leave on the 3rd. Any ideas to make this a wonderful trip please. Happy New Year

      3 Answers Dec 26, 2013 at 12:32 AM
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      night life

      by sullydag Online Now Dec 9, 2013 at 5:09 AM

      how is night life in bergen?

      4 Answers Dec 9, 2013 at 7:16 AM
    • Do I need long underwear?

      by MiTmite9 Online Now Nov 13, 2013 at 4:51 AM

      What is the weather like at end of February/beginning of March? Is it still very cold?

      9 Answers Nov 16, 2013 at 1:49 AM
    • I´m in Bergen 29.12-4.1

      by lonelyguider Online Now Oct 31, 2013 at 4:12 AM

      What is happening there at that time? What´s worth visiting? How is the weather usually there then?

      6 Answers Nov 1, 2013 at 12:04 AM
    • Bergen in early November

      by gardenrebecca Online Now Oct 22, 2013 at 9:47 AM

      I'll be in Bergen for 2 days Nov 11&12... I fear it may be rainy and cold... suggestions for what I would enjoy?
      I like the out of doors and museums and people. I'm 60 and female.

      1 Answer Oct 22, 2013 at 10:33 PM
    • Bergen what's-worth-seeing

      by Blasone Online Now Jul 31, 2013 at 11:21 AM

      Hello, I'll visit Bergen on 7th-12th of September, what do you recommend to see, visit? And one more question - do most of people speak English there?

      6 Answers Jul 31, 2013 at 10:35 PM
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      Best fjord trip ?

      by Alokjuneja Online Now Jul 27, 2013 at 9:03 AM

      Hi , I will be visiting Bergen in oct '13 for 2-3 days .. Which is the best fjords to visit and not to be missed at all. Which fjord trip should be taken?

      2 Answers Jul 28, 2013 at 10:41 PM
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      BERGEN, NORWAY..ANYWAY TO SEE THE FJORDS..AND WONDERFULL COUNTRY IN A CHEAPER WAY?

      by tonialive Online Now Jun 25, 2013 at 11:53 AM

      PLEASE, TRAVELLILNG AUGUST 2013 TO NORWAY,anyway to visit this country in a cheaper way? fjords..food..accomodation..any advice is helfpull.thanks a lot traveller mates:)

      9 Answers Jun 30, 2013 at 12:15 PM
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      ANY HELP INFO ABOUT HOW TO VISIT FIJORDS AND SEE THE MOST FROM BERGEN NORWAY ?

      by tonialive Online Now Jun 25, 2013 at 11:09 AM

      DEAR ALL, i go to Bergen norway this august 2013 but i heard is a very expensive country. i heard is very nice visiting the fjords and nature from Bergen,Can anyone give me any adive about how to visit this area..fjords..nature..transport in a most affordable way not so expensive? any discount..excursions. to fijords..agencies..any help info will be very helpfull¡
      thanks traveller mates¡ tony

      4 Answers Jun 25, 2013 at 2:44 PM
    • Fjord Tours

      by Richa_S Online Now Jun 22, 2013 at 9:09 AM

      We are a group of 6 traveling to Bergen and are interested in the fjord tours. (Sognefjord) We have read about White Lady Tours and Norway in a Nutshell. A tour starting and ending in Bergen will be ideal. Which one is better - White Lady Tours or Norway in a Nutshell? Are there any other Fjord tour companies providing something cheaper?

      3 Answers Jun 22, 2013 at 2:27 PM
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      day\half day tour from bergen to fjords

      by eladr Online Now May 22, 2013 at 1:42 PM

      Hi,
      I'm looking for half a day or a day tour from Bergen to see the fjords (25/6/13).
      request is for my father (age 77) so he prefer a tour that is not so hard (not changing too much transportation, many walking etc.)
      we found this:
      http://www.whitelady.no/en/fjordtour/

      but we would like to get more options...(somehow the booking there is not working)

      i want to thank you in advance for every answer....appreciate it!

      3 Answers May 22, 2013 at 2:16 PM
    • getting from Bergen to Folgefonna

      by munas88 Online Now Mar 31, 2013 at 11:13 AM

      what is the best way to get to folgefonna from norway on the 10th of June 2013.bearing in mind that the official tour starts on the 24th. Thanks

      4 Answers Apr 10, 2013 at 12:03 PM
    • bergen to arendahl

      by rgzolun Online Now Mar 12, 2013 at 6:39 AM

      what is the best way to travel from Bergen to Arendahl?

      3 Answers Mar 12, 2013 at 8:09 AM
    • Trying to book Oslo to Bergen grain in June 2013

      by Johnwinders Online Now Mar 1, 2013 at 2:35 AM

      We are trying to book the train from Oslo to Bergen on June 9th .
      The info is very poor and the online system won't take the booking request.
      How should we book
      Thanks

      5 Answers Mar 1, 2013 at 5:38 AM
    • Recommend ?

      by Patlh Online Now Feb 27, 2013 at 2:47 PM

      We will be doing a Norway cruise in September 2013. What would you recommend seeing in Bergen in 1 day?

      4 Answers Feb 27, 2013 at 11:53 PM
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      Trying to contact souvenir shops

      by MinhL Online Now Jan 14, 2013 at 7:10 AM

      I visited Norway a year ago and purchased these adorable little troll dolls at a small gift shop in Bergen.
      www3.telus.net/public/a6a911...

      I lost them and want to buy new ones but can't seem to find them online.
      I think the only place where they're sold are at the small gift shops (that cater to tourists), like this one
      pgoh13.com/oslo/oslo_store.j...

      My problem is, I have no way of contacting these little gift shops (as none of them have any online website). I tried contacting the larger retail stores, but none of them carry this particular troll.

      So I have a request, can someone in Norway get me the contact information for a small gift shop like the one pictured here.
      pgoh13.com/oslo/oslo_store.j...

      I'd like to email them to ask them if they carry the troll doll that I'm looking for.

      Thank you,
      Minh

      2 Answers Mar 24, 2013 at 3:10 AM
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      itinerary help needed!

      by briegull Online Now Jan 13, 2013 at 1:13 PM

      I am a woman of a "certain age" planning a solo trip to Scandinavia in May. I have travelled alone a lot and like to travel as inexpensively as I can, staying in B&Bs or old pensions, or sleep over on a train. I am happy with trains and planes but not automobiles (too expensive to do alone).

      I'd like to be in either Bergen or Oslo for the 17th of May, Independence Day. Is doing the Oslo-Flam-Gudvangen-Bergen "nutshell" on my own possible? It looks like it would be, and cheaper than going on a tour.

      I am also planning several days in Copenhagen, and perhaps a few in Stockholm. It seems like flying into any of them from the States is cheapest on Mondays and Wednesdays. I am limited more by my pocketbook than by time. I would expect to spend between two and three weeks altogether. This is almost certainly my only trip to Scandinavia.

      My questions for you:

      (1) do I need to buy train or plane tickets in the States, before I leave (I know I would for a Eurailpass but it looks like it might be cheaper to wait and buy local ones). I assume I'll need to make hotel reservations before I leave. and

      (2) please critique/offer suggestions about my itinerary.

      Any advice you can give would be gratefully received.

      5 Answers Jan 14, 2013 at 10:38 AM