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 its population only numbers around five million. So unless you are in one of the major cities, Norway can seem like a very quiet place, but that isn’t a bad thing. It gives you the opportunity to leave the stress of everyday life and take in some breath taking views and fresh Scandinavian air. Use the HAPPYCAR comparison portal to compare the best rental cars Norway, where we will compare the price and conditions of each provider and give you the best deals and vehicles to explore Norway with a rental car that fits your specific vacation needs.
Norway, the home of the Vikings, gained in its independence from a union with Sweden in 1905, Norway is not a member of the European Union. Although a northern country, the weather in Norway is not as cold as you would presume. During summer months the weather can be hot however during winter months you 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. Whereas 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. It is advisable 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, population 650,000, offers 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, which you can take a hike up or take the cliff railway. The city is one of the most beautiful in the country. Everyday Bergen puts on a market in the center where you can buy fresh fish to take home or eat at one of the many food stalls. Here you can also buy many Norwegian souvenirs like reindeer and whale meat. Bergen offers some stunning architecture, such as the Bryggen area, A UNESCO World Heritage Site, where has these are 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 the west and north 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 a small population, but offers stunning surroundings and some beautiful churches.
Take your vehicle up to the most northern point in Europe, Nord Kapp, located about 34 minutes from the city of Honnigsvaag. This is a nice too place to visit in itself, located on a port, although most visitors will only visit for the Nord Kapp. Once at the Nord Kapp, you can take in beautiful panoramic views, during the summer months one can enjoy the beautiful midnight sun from here.
With a rental car your dream trip to Norway is possible when you book from the online comparison portal HAPPYCAR where you can get the best deals for your specific vacation needs.