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Family holidays with children in Norway - attractions and entertainment

This northern country is rich not only with natural beauties, but also with entertainment facilities that can be visited with family and young children. Tusenfryd is a popular amusement park. It is located on the south of the Country’s capital. Children of any age will be able take a ride on attractions with pleasure: from quiet “trains” to extreme “free fall”. While the kids frolic on the playground, parents can enjoy the fragrant drinks of a nearby coffee shop or buy souvenirs.
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The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History in the open-air is located on the peninsula of Bygdoy. More than 150 historical log cabins together with the 13th century church will capture the children’s attention for several hours. The museum guide will tell you about the culture of Norway, its traditions, and various facets of the life of her people. It is recommended to visit the museum in the summer as various entertainment programs are held during this time.
The amusement park Kongeparken is located near the town of Stavanger. This is one of the most popular places for recreation. Brumble Bear is a mascot, and there are so many kinds of entertainment. The main feature of the entertainment center is the presence of the largest Ferris wheel, “Airship” in the country. In addition, you will also find here, the longest bobsleigh which stretches over 1 kilometer. You can also go down from the mountain in a boat; feeling like an alpinist in the process. Children will be satisfied if they visit a real chocolate factory and can make milk chocolate by themselves. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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“Djurpark” is located on an expanse of several hectares in the southern part of the country. This is the most visited zoological park in the country. While walking along the Park, you can see walrus, giraffes, zebras, ostriches, antelopes, moose, camels and other animals. “Mini City”, a small town consisting of many little houses with yards, shops, transport facilities and security services, is available for kids. The Park has its own autodrome and water park. Cafes and cozy restaurants are within walking distance from the Park.
Another Amusement Park “Bö ​​Sommarland” is located near the city of Oslo. It is the largest water park in the country. Here you can ride on a wide variety of water slides. There are analogue roller coasters and artificial pond for surfers. There are also swimming pools for all age categories, as well as a playground for kids.
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The city of Alesund is equipped with an Atlantic contact aqua park with salt water. It is the largest in Europe. Kids will be happy to stroke the sea inhabitants and feed real fishes. In a separate room, it is allowed to touch the sea creatures by hands. The dangerous are carefully tied so as not to injure visitors. The animals of the water park can also be fed with their specific foods. However, precaution should be taken as hungry animals can be greedy and can bite.
In the town of Holmenkollen, you will find a ski museum and a booth with a jumping simulator. Visitors can see the process of downhill through the eyes of the skier, and the moving booth repeats all the maneuvers of sportsmen. A peculiar attraction is available for the youngest athletes.
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The most touching place to visit with young children is situated in Bergen: an aquarium with an open penguinarium. With the permission of the staff, you can pet and feed the furry penguins. In addition, the complex is equipped with 60 aquariums the size of a human and populated by numerous sea creatures. With grown up children who love sports, you can also go cycling, kayaking, or go on an excursion to the fjords.
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Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in Norway
♥   Zoo 'Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park' Kristiansand. On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Namsskogan Familiepark' . On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Polar Zoo' Bardu. On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Vassfaret Bear Park' Flå. On the map   Photos
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions in Norway
♥   Water park 'Bø Sommarland' Bø, Telemark. On the map   Photos
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks in Norway
♥   Amusement park 'Bø Sommarland' Bø. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Hunderfossen Familiepark' Lillehammer. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Kongeparken' Ålgård. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park' Kristiansand. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'TusenFryd' Oslo. On the map   Photos
Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in Norway
♥   Aquarium 'Atlanterhavsparken' . On the map   Photos
♥   Aquarium 'Bergen Aquarium' . On the map   Photos
♥   Aquarium 'Risør Aquarium' . On the map   Photos

Pictureque places in Norway

Trollstigen

From the series “Most Spectacular Mountain Roads”
An interesting road landmark exists in Norway. The name of the route Trollstigen can literally be translated as a "Troll Ladder". If you look at a mountain highway from a bird's-eye view, it really looks like a huge staircase with steep steps leading down the mountainside. For many years Troll Ladder remains a major tourist attraction and the best way for local residents to get from town Andalsnes to town Valldal.

The construction of the mountain road has been lasting for 8 years and was completed in 1936. Despite its age, the driveway remains one of the highest quality in the world, however, it has a lot of dangerous features. The road has 11 sharp turns that can turn out extremely difficult for inexperienced drivers to overcome. Considering that in some parts of the way lifting angle … Read all

Aurland Lookout

From the series “The World's Highest Observation Decks”
Aurland Lookout is situated in Norway, over Aurlandsfjord. World-famous architects, Tommy Wilhelmsen and Todd Saunders from Saunders Architecture, were developers of the project. The primary task of architects was to create the most reliable and harmonious design that wouldn't violate the natural harmony. For this reason, it was decided to build the observation deck of natural light wood. Aurland Lookout can safely be called a true masterpiece of modern Scandinavian architecture.

The bridge is 30 meters long and 9 meters wide; it resembles a diving board with its appearance. Approaching the edge of the platform, everyone can feel close to jump; the high glass platform is set there for the safety of visitors. Centuries-old pine trees grow close to the bridge, the walk there will give a … Read all
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Top cities of Norway for children

Oslo
In the immediate Oslo suburbs, you will find the internationally famous Tusenfryd Amusement Park. Everyone will find something interesting and entertaining in this park. Kids will be fond of a small railroad with a train and various playgrounds. Teenagers and adults will be super excited with extreme rides and roller coasters. In summer, many visit this park to swim in a large swimming pool. Travelers, who plan to visit Oslo in winter, will not be bored as well. They are recommended to visit … Read more
Bergen
It is very difficult to find a museum that would be interesting to eager kids. However, in Bergen there is such a museum, the Old Voss Steam Railway Museum. This museum is located in the heart of the city, in the territory of a vast park. It can be visited for free. The main “exhibits” of the museum are old trains, which were carefully preserved and today are in excellent condition. All visitors to the museum can take a walk through the old rail wagons, look at its peculiar interior, and … Read more
Alesund
If you happen to visit Alesund in summer, do not miss an opportunity to take a ride on the Hurtigruten ferry together with your children. Kids usually like this activity very much. As a rule, water excursions take place near Gejrangerfjord. They are much more interesting than regular walks along the coast. As a rule, water excursions to the fjord last no less than three hours. They are great for admiring picturesque views of the coastal region. Perhaps, Atlantic Sea Park is the most … Read more
Lillehammer
A real holiday for kids will be a walk through the fairytale park Hunderfossen Familiepark. This is one of the most original amusement parks in the country. Many beautiful houses have been built on its territory. You can see wooden sculptures and original attractions everywhere. This park is very large; it has play areas for the youngest, as well as many gymnastic and extreme attractions for older children. A picturesque forest that is suitable for hiking shares border with the park. There are … Read more
Molde
First of all, you should visit Moldebadet Water Park with your children. It is located near the most famous city attraction, Aker Stadium. There are a lot of interesting water attractions for children of all ages. Also, there are swimming pools, saunas, and a jacuzzi. The water park is not overcrowded because it is big enough. If your child is hungry, visit a nearby cafe. You should also take your children to the Molde Golfklubb when they can play this aristocratic game. Another … Read more
Larvik
With older children, you can go to the amusement park Hoyt og Lavt Aktivitetspark - a first-class rope town with plenty of the most incredible rides. Suitable entertainment can be found here for both children and adults. Visitors of the park can ride on a bungee, walk on rope bridges fitted among trees, and learn the basics of mountaineering. The park itself is incredibly beautiful and perfect for hiking. Those who just want to take a stroll through beautiful quiet places should go to the … Read more

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