This official video whisks you away on an incredible journey to the towns, countryside and fjords of Norway and to its extensive coastline dotted with a myriad of islands and skerries.
Experience the drama of vast mountain ranges. Enjoy the magical beauty of the valley, lakes and forests in the full glory of summer and in the splendor of the cold, white winter. Watch elk and reindeer running wild in the forests and tundra and polar bears searching for prey in the polar ice around the Svalbard archipelago.
Learn about Norway's history and culture, both ancient and modern. You will gain an insight into such precious cultural treasures as our Viking ships and stave churches. And you will be reminded of some of the highlights of the Winter Olympics at Lillehammer. You will also meet the Norwegian people. The Royal Family at their palace in Oslo and thousands of children celebrating Norway's National Day...
Sami people rounding up their reindeer herds in the Land of the Midnight Sun... deep sea fishermen toiling far out to sea... oil men extracting black gold from beneath the sea bed. Listen to the music of Edward Greig and other Norwegian composers and feel how their music represents the sounds of this nation of contrasts.