Hiking in Norway is an absolute treat! Since it often rains in Norway, you should make sure your clothing is light and waterproof. Quick-drying hiking pants and activewear t-shirts will be very useful. A pair of waterproof hiking boots is quite mandatory. You should always make sure they have excellent traction. Also, you will capture some incredible views no matter the season. Bringing along your waterproof camera in your lightweight day pack will ensure you never miss an epic shot.
Northern Lights: When getting ready to see the Northern Lights, you must remember that you will be near the Arctic! Layers will be your best friend to keep you warm. Slipping on thermals underneath your clothes will guarantee warmth. From there, you can slip on warm layers with your own style in mind. You will be taking some photos and having on a stylish outfit does help. Also, a reliable pair of touch screen gloves will help you to take photos while keeping your fingers cozy.
City Strolling: Norway has some super charming cities. Urban style in Norway is known for its minimalism. Dressing simply, but with your own flair is the best way to go. Button-up shirts and jeans are a very reliable combo. Also, you should always have your favorite raincoat on hand, in case there is random rainfall. A casual tote bag is always useful, especially if planning to go shopping. There are plenty of shops and markets to explore. This eliminates your need for disposable bags, supporting Norway’s eco-friendly focus.
Scenic Drive: One of the best ways to explore Norway’s fjords is by car. You can see the natural wonders and innovative architecture of the country. Jeans and a t-shirt are simple options to keep comfortable in the car. You should pair this with supportive sneakers for optimal mobility and safety while driving. When driving in warmer months, you should bring along a bathing suit, flip flops, and a travel towel. You never know when you will take a whimsical swim!
Sailing: Traveling along the fjords by boat is a magical experience. It allows you to truly capture the essence of the Norwegian islands. No matter the temperature, the sun can be bright and strong while sailing. You should always wear clothing that guarantees UV protection and dries quickly. A breathable rain jacket and comfy sweater are great to wear. We suggest bringing your dry bag to carry your reef-safe sunscreen and sunglasses.
Swimming: There are plenty of swimming opportunities in Norway! In fact, there are some lovely beaches to visit and enjoy the sun. For those, you should bring along a travel towel and reef-safe sunscreen. When venturing through the fjords, you will find some beautiful coves and natural pools to dive into as well. Water shoes are essential to safely and freely explore it all. Also, a sporty swimsuit and loose-fitting clothes are great go-to’s. If both the weather and water are quite chilly, a wet suit is awesome to bring along too.