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Must go!
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From the clusters of white-washed harbour towns nestled amongst the rocks along the south coast, to the snow-swept spine of mountains running down the centre and the monumental fjords along the west coast that echo the country's glacial childhood, Norway is a place of extreme contrasts on an epic scale.

Food here is fresh and hearty, and plays into the rosy-cheeked outdoor lifestyle that this country thrives on. Norwegians have an infectious appreciation for nature and for their environment, and visitors are advised to open up to their exuberance. Spend a night self-catering in a historic lighthouse, wrap up warm for a whale safari, then relax in the evening sun on the flat rocks at Kristiansand and drink like a Viking; you'll have deserved it.

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Being north of the Arctic Circle, Norway has more summer in two months than most countries get all year with 24 hour sunlight from May/June through to July. This also means that from November to January the country is c…

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what are the typical weater conditions for sandfjord in early march

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Hi Britt - Have a look at our World Weather Guide for average temperatures and weather conditions.

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