Located in northern Europe is the beautifully scenic and charming country of Norway, one of the most beautiful countries in the world with stunning cities such as Oslo and Bergen and also breathtaking scenery. Although Norway is a large country in size, its population only numbers around five million, and unless you are in one of the major cities Norway, it can seem like a very quiet place. This isn’t a bad thing, on the contrary, it gives you the opportunity to leave the stress of everyday life and take in some breathtaking views and fresh Scandinavian air. Use HAPPYCAR to compare the best rental cars Norway, with will compare the price and conditions of each provider and give you the best deals and vehicles to explore the country.
Norway, the home of the Vikings, gained in its independence from a union with Sweden in 1905. Although it is a northern country, the weather in Norway is not as cold as one would presume. During summer months the weather can be hot, but during winter months one can experience very cold weather. It should also be noted that hours of daylight vary depending on where you are in the country. If you are up north in towns such as Honnigsvaag, you are likely to experience daylight for an extended amount of time, and sometimes daylight hours last for 24 hours in the summer months. During the winter months, you will experience a decreased amount of sunlight. Taking a hire car Norway is the best way to experience everything the country has to offer, whether it is the cities, towns or the not so populated countryside with its views. Be aware that you are advised to get winter tires and have a spare tank of gas as distances between gas stations can be long.
As well as beautiful scenery, Norway has some interesting cities to offer its visitors. Oslo the capital city, population 650,000, offering numerous attractions and museums to visit as well as some nice buildings like the Royal Palace, the Cathedral and the National Theater.
Take your hire car Norway to the second city of Bergen, surrounded by mountains, where you can take a hike or take the cliff railway. The city is commonly regarded as one of the most beautiful in the country. Everyday Bergen puts on a market in the center where one can buy fresh fish to take home or eat at one of the many food stalls. Here you can also buy many other Norwegian meats like reindeer and whale. Bergen offers some stunning architecture, such as the Bryggen area, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is home to old traditional wooden Norwegian houses next to the docks.
If you want to get out the cities and visit some smaller towns, take your hire car Norway up to the northwest of Norway. One can find secluded towns here, such as the village of Olden, located in the Sogn og Fjordane county. The village is very small with few residents, but offers stunning surroundings and some beautiful churches.
Take your vehicle up to Nord Kapp, located about 34 minutes drive from the city of Honnigsvaag which is a port city, is the northernmost city in Norway and in Europe. Once at the Nord Kapp, you can take in beautiful panoramic views, during the summer months you can enjoy the beautiful midnight sun from here.
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