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Preparing your trip to Larvik: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Kulturhuset Bølgen i Larvik 1. A ferry departs from Larvik port to the Danish town of Hirtshals every day. The latter is rich in historic attractions, such excursions are very popular with active tourists.
2. In the vicinity of Larvik, there are several valuable mineral springs. Water from them is sold in local stores under the brand "Farris".
3. The city has a strict ban on smoking in public places. One needs to pay attention to special warning signs, not all restaurants provide special rooms for smokers.
4. The city is dominated by small hotels, so it's recommended to book rooms well in advance. Besides, many private houses and apartments are rented out in Larvik.
5. Not far from the city there is an airport that regularly receives flights from Oslo and some other Norwegian cities. Many tourists prefer to travel here by bus. Copyright
6. For exploring the city, it's best to choose classic clothes of neutral shades. Bright and extravagant outfits are not really accepted here and can be regarded as a sign of bad taste.
7. Tips are officially not accepted in local restaurants and hotels. If you still want to thank the waiter for the service, you may leave a little reward, no more than 10% of the bill.
Guests of Larvik will have the opportunity to try delicious fish dishes, which are the key element of local cooking. Salmon dishes are especially popular with tourists. Salmon is used to … Open
8. In local stores and markets, it is not acceptable to bargain. Products and things can only be bought at the price the seller initially sets.
9. Traditional suitcases on wheels are not the best option for this trip - it's better to replace them with a travel bag or a backpack. Many sidewalks are covered with sand because of their proximity to the sea so it's not comfortable to move around the city with such suitcases.
10. People here do not invade each other's personal space. One can only touch friends and close people here, while no physical contact is allowed for strangers.
11. Local residents have great respect for the royal family. It is advisable to avoid discussing such topics, and any criticism of the authorities is completely unacceptable.
12. According to the local rules of etiquette, eating any food with hands is unacceptable. Even ordinary sandwiches are served in restaurants and cafes with cutlery, which must be used in any case.
13. City streets are kept perfectly clean and tidy. Large fines are provided for leaving garbage in the wrong place. Local residents immediately report to the police about any violations.
14. For exploring the city, it's worth choosing the most comfortable sports shoes. Some historic streets are still lined with cobblestone.
15. Larvik can offer several well-equipped rocky beaches. Because of the harsh climate, they become comfortable only at the height of summer.
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Norway: travelling advices

2. Public transportation is developed in the country; mainly buses and trams. If you plan to move a lot, it is best to purchase a daily ticket. That way, it will be cheaper and more convenient: you will not have to stand in the cash desk every time.
3. Urban taxis are an inexpensive pleasure available only within cities. You can catch a taxi at special stops or the good old “hitchhiking”.
4. In most places, you have to pay for Wi-Fi connection of up to 45 kroner. Therefore, it is recommended to buy a local SIM card immediately upon arrival. To purchase it, you will need a passport. You will also be asked to state your address in Norway.
5. Unpretentious tourists will be accommodated in numerous campsites, farms and “huts” in picturesque places. In addition, Norway is abundantly equipped with student hostels for cheerful companies. … Open
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Travelling to Larvik - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Larvik. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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