Driving from Balestrand to Bergen over the Vikafjellet Mountains

5 Surprising Reasons to Visit Norway with Kids

Discovering new cultures and embracing differences is a big reason why many families choose to travel to new destinations. The sweetest experiences are often those that are unplanned and occur spontaneously: amazing street crepes in Paris, an unexpected kindness from a local or stumbling upon a mama sea lion and her pup in the Galapagos…

Beautiful Balestrand is a must-see stop in the fjords

How to Plan an Amazing Norway Itinerary with Kids

Norway surged onto the family travel radar after the release of Disney’s Frozen, whose fictitious country is based on Norway. The fascination that began with the movie has continued because Norway is a friendly, safe-feeling adventure destination filled with natural wonders. A Norway itinerary for families includes hiking on glaciers, animal adventures like visiting goat and…

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Five Unexpected European Cities to Explore with Kids

Bergen has devised wonderful attractions so families can explore from the mountain tops to the depths of the sea. Ride the Funicular cable car up to the top of Mount Floyen to see the breathtaking view of the coastal city and the beautiful fiords and nearby islands.

At the Bergen Aquarium, watch the seals and penguins play in their fresh sea water pool before—and after—exploring the extensive collection of marine fauna and fish from all over the world.