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Norway, a north European country, which together with Finland, Sweden, and Denmark, forms Scandinavia.

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Where is the petroglyph of Vågan, Norway?

What I seek There is a Norwegian-language wikipedia article titled Helleristningen i Vågan. What I found Unfortunately, there isn't an English version, the Google Translate-ed version is here. It ...
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Can a couple share the Quarantine residence in Norway provided by one person's employer?

I will be moving from Italy to Norway for work reasons at the beginning of next year and, at the moment, a 10 days quarantine is requested to enter the country. The website https://www.helsenorge.no/...
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Oslo Airport COVID Test Time

I'm potentially going to need to travel to Norway from the UK to undertake some work on a customer site. I think I'd need to quarantine for either 10 days or until I get a test. I've seen that there ...
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Border controls between Finland and Norway in times of Covid-19

How does Norway enforce its Covid-19 rules for foreign citizens at the border between Finland and Norway? Are there regular border controls at Karigasniemi, for instance?
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What do Northern Lights look like to the naked eye?

I'm currently on a cruise in Norway and we've been apparently lucky enough to see the Northern Lights. But to my naked eye the Lights were nothing more than a faint cloud and only with a 15 second ...
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How can I know which lakes are okay for bathing in Norway?

Norway has a huge number of lakes, some of them are popular swimming spots and may even have small piers but the majority are just regular lakes in the forest. How can I know if one of these lakes is ...
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Where's this town that a cruise ship is passing, beside fjord in Norway?

This is from r/ruralporn. Google Search turned up just one result, but it doesn't identify the location. Was this photo taken at a physical location, looking down at the town? Or was it taken ...
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Can I swim to Litle Hjartøya from Nyholmen, Norway?

I would like to get to this island, marked by a red marker (on Google Maps): The obvious route would be to swim across the strait marked by the green stripe. Distance is not that big, ~270m, I can ...
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Is wild camping allowed in Norway?

I will be visiting Norway during August and September. My question is: Is wild camping allowed in Norway? What are the rules, besides the obvious "take your litter with you when you leave"? Can I camp ...
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How can Norwegian Customs know who repaired their boats abroad?

I read in this article as well as this and this (all in Norwegian, so use Google Translate), that Norwegian Customs control private boats (owned by individuals) coming from abroad, to see if they ...
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Sending a package to Norway by Poste Restante (from France)

I plan to do trekking with my boyfriend in September. We will start by crossing the Lofoten Islands in Norway and then we will go into Northern Sweden to do a part of the Kungsleden. We don't want to ...
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How to get from Rovaniemi to Trondheim under the corona crisis? [duplicate]

How does one get from Rovaniemi, Finland, to Trondheim, Norway, without a car? Finnish citizen residing permanently Norway, with pictures of relevant documents and a passport at hand. Not in a ...
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Visit Finland with visa issued from Norway during the COVID-19 outbreak

we were intending to travel to Norway ( more days) and Finland (2days) from 18.03.2020 till 1.04.2020. Now due to the quarantine mandate issued by the Norway government to all foreign nationals ...
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Payment methods Norway (euro)

I'm Dutch and i'll be traveling to a friend in Norway who just became a father. I'll be staying there for just the Saturday and Sunday. Am i able to pay using euro's with a dutch debit card (Rabobank)...
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Is it rude to speak Swedish in Norway?

I speak Swedish quite well, but my active Norwegian is very basic, although I can understand most of it if I concentrate. I'm aware Norwegians can usually/always understand Swedish. I'm told ...
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In winter, do Norwegians typically change shoes at the door in a business setting?

I'm visiting Norway on business next week. Our partner company is an engineering firm (metal fabrication, etc) in the northern part of the country. I expect to spend most of the trip in ordinary ...
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Getting from Tromsø to Bodø with buses

How to get from Tromsø to Bodø through Narvik with buses? How much does the trip cost and where to find the timetables?
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When does Scandinavian Mountains Airport open?

I remember drawing Sälen Trysil Airport on Google Maps back when it was called that, but since then the airport (then an airstrip) has been converted into an international airport. When does it open ...
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Back to mainland Norway from Svalbard

I have a residence permit of Denmark. I will visit Svalbard and then go from Svalbard to Copenhagen. Since I will need to transit in Oslo and Tromsø, and Svalbard is outside of the Schengen area, I am ...
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Documents required for Korean minor traveling alone to Norway

I'm a Korean citizen with an American green card trying to go to Norway for the summer vacation. I'm 17 years old and I plan to travel by myself. I'm wondering what are the documents I need in order ...
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Can a person still travel in other EU countries after being deported and banned from Norway?

My friend is deported and banned from entering Norway for years. But he has a Carta Soggiorno here in Italy. Can he still travel in other EU countries? How can he check his status with other EU ...
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Restaurants during Christmas in Norway

We are currently planning our annual road trip through Norway over Christmas and newyear. In the past we started after Christmas, but this time we will start earlier and are planning to spend the ...
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Where can we get fuel for a MSR stove in Oslo?

We are planning a backpacking trip to Norway and plan to use our MSR WhisperLite multi-fuel stove which runs on white gas or regular unleaded petrol. Will gas stations in Oslo sell us such petrol if ...
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Typical food in Norway?

I'm going to Norway (Bergen) soon and I want to taste something typical from that nation or from Bergen's region. I was thinking that one of the most typical food was fish, but I'm not sure about it. ...
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Transit Visa at Manchester Airport [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen and I have a long term EEA residence permit. I will be traveling from Norway to India with transit in Manchester. Unfortunately, I have to check-in again at Manchester as the ...
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Killer Whale watching around Narvik End of October

We booked a flight to Narvik and want to travel down the Vesteralen and maybe the Lofoten in the last two October weeks. Internet sources are a bit contradictionary about a good time for Killer Whale ...
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Does the EU 261 regulation applicable to Widerøe traveling inside Norway?

Widerøe is a Norwegian company operating inside Norway and closes by regions. Does the EU 261 regulation applicable to it when canceled and traveling within Norway? The question arises from the fact ...
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Does this count as “Sea kayaking”?

I am going on a cruise to the Fjords where I am going kayaking on the Nærøyfjord. (the pin is where I will be kayaking) The insurer (Post Office) says I need extra cover for "sea kayaking". Does ...
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Schengen Business Visa Rejected from Norway Embassy

Part - 1 Rejection Case 1: Rejection reason was justification for the purpose and the condition of the intended stay was not provided: The applicant has applied for a visa to meet with client. The ...
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Single-entry vs multiple-entry visa attending conference in Norway

I will be visiting Norway this summer. I am a citizen of Bangladesh and a graduate student in the USA, and I am attending an academic conference there. When I am filling out the application form I ...
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Cheap storage lockers in Tromsø, Norway

I'm going on a two week hiking trip around Tromsø in Norway and I like to have a fresh set of clothes for the flight back so I don't bother anybody (including myself) with my body odor on the airplane....
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Where is this lake?

The filename of this image is "rocky mountains", but it rather looks like Norway to me. Where is it exactly? No source I find through Google Images or through tineye will be more specific than „...
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How can I calculate the cost of Skyss bus tickets

I am planning to spend a few days in Bergen area and fiords. I want to use bus services of Skyss to travel between Bergen - Odda on 930 bus or Voss - Odda on 990 bus What I wanted to ask about is ...
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Is there a need to declare food for personal use at customs? (in Norway)

TL;DR: Can I bring food for personal use to Norway without having to declare it at customs? I will be going on a 14-day hiking trip to Norway on which I will bring most of the food myself. All the ...
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Schengen visa approved by French embassy, verbally asking to not enter Norway

A friend of mine 'Yy' applied for a business visa to enter Norway. They were rejected. They appealed with the Norwegian embassy asking to change to a tourist visa to visit family. The appeal takes 3 ...
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Filipino citizens with Norwegian resident permits transiting at London Heathrow - Do We need a Transit Visa?

We are gonna be four people travelling from Norway to the Philippines in December. Two of us are filipino citizens with valid Norwegian resident permits. Do we need a transit visa if we want to go ...
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Transfer time at Oslo OSL Airport

TL;DR: Is a 1h20m transfer time enough for a EU citizen at Oslo (OSL) airport? I'm looking into buying plane tickets to Norway with a transfer in Oslo. The flight will be Munich(MUC) ➡ Oslo(OSL) ➡ ...
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How to check overspeeding fine if any in Norway [closed]

I would like to check if there are any overspeeding fines levied on me as I have been driving rented car of Hertz for last 7 days.
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Are there any soup kitchens or food pantries in Tromsø?

I'm in Tromsø, Norway and due to some very unusual circumstances I'm down to my last dime, but my flight to Oslo is not until a few days from now. So I wonder if there's any soup kitchens, or free ...
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Is it allowed to photograph airport customs signs from the baggage claim area?

Three days ago at Bergen Airport I warned my cousin not to take pictures at the baggage claim, since the baggage claim in Bergen Airport is really close to the custom signs. However, he took a picture ...
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Time needed to board Sandefjord-Stromstad ferry on foot

I am taking a ferry (Color Line, MS Color Viking) from Sandefjord (Norway) to Stromstad (Sweden). We will be two people with no car and minimal luggage (we arrive to Sandefjord Torp airport with hand ...
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Schengen Visa Valid on arrival in Schengen State and not while boarding flight [duplicate]

I am resident of Dubai and would be travelling to Poland on 21st May at around 22:30 ,my flight lands in Poland on 22nd at around 2:30 AM which is when my schengen visa becomes valid . I am very ...
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Can I travel 100% safely with only my Identity Card from Romania to Svalbard? [duplicate]

This is my first trip outside the country, never been on a plane before.. and at the same time I’m going alone. So I’m scared and worried and trying to do as much research as possible. Many sources ...
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Schengen C type visa

I am travelling to Norway with a Schengen C type Visa with a layover of 10 hours in Amsterdam, Nethelands. I was wondering if I can explore the city for a few hours? If yes, what is the process?
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Norwegian Refugee travel document

I have a Norwegian travel document and would like to travel to London- England for 4 days. Do I require a visa?
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Is it possible to travel on the Immingham-Brevik ferry without bringing a motor vehicle?

DFDS Seaways operates a cargo ferry between Brevik (Norway) and Immingham (England). Apparently, they do take drivers of private cars, for example, see The Independent. However, is it possible to ...
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Can I use a Schengen multiple-entry business visa for tourism? [duplicate]

I have a valid multiple entry schengen business visa issued by the norwegian embassy for a duration of 1 year. I was supposed to travel at the beginning of February to Norway and use this visa but ...
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Are there well signed walking routes up the Seven Mountains in Bergen?

According to the WikiVoyage page on Bergen, The city center is surrounded by a group of mountains and peaks known as the Seven Mountains. I've read that the most central of the mountains, Mount Fløyen,...
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Flexibility in timing on pre-booked nsb.no train tickets?

If travelling around Norway via train using pre-booked tickets from nsb.no, are the tickets explicitly ONLY valid for the stated train departure, or would they be valid on an equivalent route? eg. If ...
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How to effectively find flights from Oslo, Norway?

I encountered a problem that it is hard to find cheap flights from Oslo, both Oslo(OSL) and Sandefjord(TRR). There are many low-costs such as Wizzair, Norwegian, Ryanair but always when I want to ...