Here are our best tips on how to make a trip to Norway worth every penny.
Thanks to a new-found pride in culinary traditions, an ever-increasing number of restaurants and hotels in Norway serve locally produced, freshly cooked food – including many affordable places of good quality.
Most visitors want to take home a little bit of Norway – here are a few suggestions for smart shopping:
- Norwegian design – go for small objects if budget (and suitcase space) is limited
- Wool and knitwear of supreme quality, including sportswear
- Souvenirs: Trolls, jewellery, glass
- Norwegian delicacies: Brown cheese, fenalår (dried and salted leg of lamb), sausages, salted liquorice, Freia chocolate, local brews
More than 4,000 shops across Norway offer VAT refunds for visitors who live outside the Nordic countries when they leave the country.
Good job! More than 4,000 shops across Norway offer VAT refunds for customers who live outside the Nordic countries. The refund can be claimed when leaving Norway.
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