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Visit Norway in August

August is a great time to visit Norway! Explore the breathtaking fjords, charming cities, scenic coastal routes and even other Scandinavian countries by train, cruise or car. With a tour customised to your needs by the Norwegian travel experts at Nordic Visitor, your trip to Norway in August will be an unforgettable experience.

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Take an amazing trip to Norway in August

August is one of the most popular months to visit Norway… and for good reason! The days are long and the nights are short at this time of year, so you can spend more time on sightseeing during your summer vacation in Norway. Plus, with the warm August weather in Norway you can take advantage of the plentiful outdoor recreational activities, such as whale watching and scenic hikes in the fjords at places like Pulpit Rock.

Though many of Norway's top natural attractions can be visited in under a week from Oslo, August is a wonderful time to slow down the pace and venture further into the Norwegian countryside — either on your own or with a guide — on an itinerary lasting 8 days or longer. To drive around the Norwegian fjords at a more relaxed pace and experience incredible roads like the steep, twisting Trollstigen or the dramatic Atlantic Ocean Road, we recommend 10 days or more for an August road trip in Norway.

August is also ideal for travelling by train through the mountains to cities like Bergen or Trondheim, as well as for sailing on a Hurtigruten cruise along the west coast with shore excursions in places like charming Ålesund and the arctic Lofoten Islands.

Visiting Norway in August on a longer holiday? With about 2 weeks or more you can combine journeys by car, cruise ship and train into one epic summer vacation or even extend your tour of Norway to the other Scandinavian countries.

Just get in touch with the Norwegian travel experts at Nordic Visitor for a customised trip to Norway in August!

Want to see the northern lights in Norway? Dark nights are required for viewing this natural phenomenon, so a Nordic Visitor winter tour in Tromsø or Kirkenes between October and April is best for a chance of aurora sightings.

 

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Why book with Nordic Visitor

  • Hassle-free & seamless travel experience
  • Flexible & customisable tour options
  • Value for your money
  • Professional service from local experts

 

Explore Norway by car

Enjoy the freedom of a road trip, but with a helping hand. You decide what to see and do, we handle the rest.

Norway
Self-drive

5 days / 4 nights

Jan - Oct

Lofoten Delights

2036EUR

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5 days / 4 nights

Jan - Oct

Lofoten Delights

2036EUR

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Self-drive

16 days / 15 nights

May - Sep

Scandinavian Highlights by Car

2473EUR

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16 days / 15 nights

May - Sep

Scandinavian Highlights by Car

2473EUR

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Self-drive

15 days / 14 nights

May - Sep

Amazing Nature, Culture and Kingdoms

1953EUR

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15 days / 14 nights

May - Sep

Amazing Nature, Culture and Kingdoms

1953EUR

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Self-drive

12 days / 11 nights

May - Sep

A Tale of Four Cities

1799EUR

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12 days / 11 nights

May - Sep

A Tale of Four Cities

1799EUR

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Join a Guided Small Group Tour

Visit Norway and other Scandinavia countries with like-minded travellers and an experienced local tour leader.

10% OFF
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Guided Groups

10 days / 9 nights

May - Aug

Highlights of Norway

Pace Level Level 2 (Classic)
Activity Level Level 2 (Moderate)

3654EUR

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10 days / 9 nights

May - Aug

Highlights of Norway

3654EUR

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Guided Groups

7 days / 6 nights

Jul - Aug

Wonders of the Norwegian Fjords

Pace Level Level 3 (Express)
Activity Level Level 2 (Moderate)

2897EUR

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15% OFF

7 days / 6 nights

Jul - Aug

Wonders of the Norwegian Fjords

2897EUR

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Norway, Sweden, 1 more …
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Guided Groups

10 days / 9 nights

May - Aug

Highlights of Scandinavia

Sweden, Denmark & Norway

Pace Level Level 2 (Classic)
Activity Level Level 2 (Moderate)

3530EUR

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10-15% OFF
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10 days / 9 nights

May - Aug

Highlights of Scandinavia

3530EUR

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Norway, Sweden, 2 more …
Guided Groups

12 days / 11 nights

May - Aug

Highlights of Scandinavia & Helsinki

Finland, Sweden, Denmark & Norway

Pace Level Level 2 (Classic)
Activity Level Level 2 (Moderate)

3778EUR

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10-15% OFF

12 days / 11 nights

May - Aug

Highlights of Scandinavia & Helsinki

3778EUR

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See the Norwegian Fjords by train

Experience Norway in a nutshell on an expertly organised train tour. We do the planning, you just enjoy the ride.

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Train

7 days / 6 nights

May - Sep

Norway in a Nutshell® - Classic

1380EUR

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7 days / 6 nights

May - Sep

Norway in a Nutshell® - Classic

1380EUR

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Cruise & Train

7 days / 6 nights

Jun - Aug

Best of the Norwegian Fjords – Express

Geiranger & Fjord Cruise

1737EUR

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7 days / 6 nights

Jun - Aug

Best of the Norwegian Fjords – Express

1737EUR

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Cruise & Train

10 days / 9 nights

May - Sep

Classic Norway

2107EUR

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10 days / 9 nights

May - Sep

Classic Norway

2107EUR

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Cruise & Train

10 days / 9 nights

All year

The Classic Scandinavian Roundtrip

2151EUR

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10 days / 9 nights

All year

The Classic Scandinavian Roundtrip

2151EUR

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Sail Along Norway's Scenic Coast

Hop on a Hurtigruten cruise between Bergen and Kirkenes for incredible scenery and fun shore excursions.

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Cruise & Train

7 days / 6 nights

Jun - Aug

Best of the Norwegian Fjords – Express

Geiranger & Fjord Cruise

1737EUR

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7 days / 6 nights

Jun - Aug

Best of the Norwegian Fjords – Express

1737EUR

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Cruise & Train

10 days / 9 nights

All Year

Lofoten and the Fjords - by Cruise and Rail

3519EUR

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10 days / 9 nights

All Year

Lofoten and the Fjords - by Cruise and Rail

3519EUR

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Cruise & Train

7 days / 6 nights

May - Sep

Express Norway

1648EUR

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7 days / 6 nights

May - Sep

Express Norway

1648EUR

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Cruise & Train

10 days / 9 nights

May - Sep

Classic Norway

2107EUR

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10 days / 9 nights

May - Sep

Classic Norway

2107EUR

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Experience the northern lights in winter

Head up north to Kirkenes or Tromso for snowy activities and colourful skies. These short breaks are ideal with extra nights in Oslo.

Norway
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Partially Guided & Cruise

8 days / 7 nights

Nov - Mar

Aurora Safari by Rail & Cruise

2334EUR

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8 days / 7 nights

Nov - Mar

Aurora Safari by Rail & Cruise

2334EUR

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Partially Guided

4 days / 3 nights

Nov - Mar

Tromsø Aurora Break - Huskies and Snowmobiles

1389EUR

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4 days / 3 nights

Nov - Mar

Tromsø Aurora Break - Huskies and Snowmobiles

1389EUR

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Partially Guided & Cruise

7 days / 6 nights

Dec - Apr

71° North - North Cape and the Snow Hotel

2786EUR

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7 days / 6 nights

Dec - Apr

71° North - North Cape and the Snow Hotel

2786EUR

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Partially Guided

6 days / 5 nights

Dec - Mar

Aurora Adventure Week in Tromsø

2124EUR

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6 days / 5 nights

Dec - Mar

Aurora Adventure Week in Tromsø

2124EUR

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Norway Travel Experts

As a travel agency founded in the Nordic region, Nordic Visitor knows how to make the most of your time in Norway. We offer a variety of tours — both independent and guided — that include the must-see attractions as well as lesser-known highlights that are hand-picked by our own Norway travel experts. To ensure a stress-free trip, we handle all the local details for you — accommodations, activities, rental car, train tickets, Hurtigruten cruise reservations and other specialist services.

Oh, and we can customise your itinerary! If you decide you want to add extra nights at a certain location, for example, your personal Nordic Visitor travel consultant will be happy to make suggestions and modify your itinerary.

Different ways you can experience Norway

We have tours for all varieties of travel styles and interests. See our options for exploring Norway below.

Our Services

Whether you travel by train, cruise ship or car in your Nordic Visitor package, all customers receive personalized service with a designated travel consultant, tailor-made quality travel documents, and our self-drive clients receive a hand-marked map that outlines their route, overnight stays and highlights along the way. Furthermore, Nordic Visitor has long-standing professional relationships with local tour operators, which are carefully selected by our staff and are recognized for consistent, quality service.

Book With Confidence

  • 97% of customers say they’d recommend us to friends.
  • Unexpected change of plans? You won’t lose your deposit.
  • We work closely with trusted, high-quality suppliers.
  • Enjoy personal service from Norway travel experts.
  • Get peace of mind with a 24/7 helpline during your stay.
  • We’re here for you in case of unforeseen circumstances.

Contact us

Whatever your travel needs, we are here to help. If you have any questions about our Norway travel packages or services, please do not hesitate to contact us..

Our main phone number is
+354 578 20 80
Lines are open Monday to Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM (GMT)

Or, you can reach us by e-mail.

What do our customers say?

The reviews speak for themselves. See what Nordic Visitor travellers said about their experience with us.

Clare, United Kingdom

Scenic Fjords of Norway, April 2018

Excellent service

Second time we've used Nordic Visitor and they will continue to be my first choice for booking tours. Excellent service from travel consultants, value for money and the information provided make it an excellent company. 

Jeanette, United States

Norway in a Nutshell® - Classic, October 2017

I did not realize how easy the travel would be

I did not realize how easy the travel would be, it was a great blend of being on your own and the privacy, but having a back up and someone to organize the transportation was great. I felt like I saw the most I could in 5 days. 

Janice Persson, United States

Norway in a Nutshell® - Classic, October 2017

Impressed with how well everything was handled

I was impressed with how well everything was handled and the superb communication I received from my agent throughout. He responded to my emails immediately and answered every question I had.  I loved the personal connection I felt and the knowledge that Nordic Visitor would respond appropriately if I ran into a problem.

Swapna, United States

Norway in a Nutshell® and the Pulpit Rock, July 2017

Truly was a trip of a lifetime!

All accomodations were perfect. All hotels were close to all the local attractions, easy to get to from the airport, train station, ferry station. All the rooms were ready when I got there, they were clean and comfortable. The included breakfast were really delicious. I am a vegetarian, and had plenty of options. My whole experience with Nordic Visitor has been exceptional, and I have been telling everyone of my friends how easy everything was. Sofia was very patient with me, and worked with me, to tailor the itinerary to my satisfaction, was prompt in answering all my questions. Everything was done over email, which I loved, because I didnt have to rely on my memory. All in all, Nordic Visitor rocks! This was truly a trip of a lifetime! 

Carolyn, United States

Highlights of Norway, July 2017

I'm so glad I booked the trip with Nordic Visitor

I'm so glad I booked the trip with Nordic Visitor. Norway is spectacular in itself, but have such a knowledgeable, friendly and helpful guide made the trip so much easier and enjoyable.

Robert, Albania

Express Norway, September 2017

Perfect

The Norway landscape is as beautiful as I have ever experienced. The destinations, accommodations, and routes were perfect.

Carla, United States

Highlights of Norway, June 2017

I would recommend your company to anyone going to Scandinavia

Your company provides outstanding tours, guides, and Arrangements. If and when we return to Scandinavia, we would only use your company. We never had to worry about anything and knew our experience would be spectacular. I would recommend your company to anyone going to Scandinavia. In fact we're looking forward to more tours

Ron, United States

Fjord Tour with Pulpit Rock, July 2016

Memorable experience

Nordic Visitor is a knowledgeable, competent and effective travel agent for Norway. Its suggested itinerary for southern Norway produced an enjoyable and memorable experience that leaves one wanting more of Norway as well as other countries in which Nordic Visitor specializes. Mange takk.

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