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                                                     Norwegian Travel Workshop 2020
View of Trondheim and Nidarosdomen © Philip Mittet

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Prices pre and post tours 2020                                                                                                                                  Content
Participation on pre- and post-tours for NTW 2020       after the workshop. See information under each                                                          Tour          Name/destination                                                           Page
is free of charge apart from costs for domestic         tour re. which flights will be booked by us and
flights as specified under each tour and prices in      which must be arranged by each participant.                                                                           Soft nature based activities and culture in Southern Norway
                                                                                                                                                                Pre-tour A                                                                                4
the list below. Prices are listed in NOK and VAT of                                                                                                                           (Telemark-Sørlandet)
25 % will be added to the price.                        Participants who wish to use alternative flights
                                                        must book and pay them on their own. They must                                                                        Lillehammer ”Winter Wonderland” and a touch of Oslo
                                                                                                                                                                Pre-tour B                                                                                8
Cancellation of tour after 1st of March 2020 will       also ensure that departure and arrival times fit                                                                      (Oslo-Lillehammer)
be charged with a fee equal to these costs. If          with the tour programme. In addition they must
there is no flight cost, the cancellation fee will be   inform us, so that we may cancel flights/legs                                                                         Winter adventures in Fjord Norway
                                                                                                                                                                Pre-tour C                                                                                12
NOK 1.000,-.                                            accordingly.                                                                                                          (Fjord Norway)

Some domestic flights will be booked by Innova-         Please allow approx. 1,5 hrs for check-in/transfer
                                                                                                                                                                Pre-tour D    Local produce and spectacular views (Trøndelag)                             16
tion Norway and invoice sent to the participant         in Oslo.

    Tour          Name/destination                                                               Price                                                                        Soft and active adventures in the winter wonderland of Røros and Meråker
                                                                                                                                                                Pre-tour E                                                                                20
                  Soft nature based activities and culture in Southern Norway
    Pre-tour A                                                                                     1.325,-                                                                    Outdoor fun in arctic fjords around Senja and central Troms
                  (Telemark-Sørlandet)                                                                                                                          Pre-tour F                                                                                24
                                                                                                                                                                              (Northern Norway-Troms)
                  Lillehammer ”Winter Wonderland” and a touch of Oslo
    Pre-tour B                                                                                           0,-                                                                  The indigenous heart of Northern Norway, a hidden arctic gem of cultural
                  (Oslo-Lillehammer)                                                                                                                            Pre-tour G                                                                                28
                                                                                                                                                                              diversity and natural beauty (Northern Norway-Finnmark)

                  Winter adventures in Fjord Norway                                                                                                                           Oslo Region – the home of the greatest Vikings, explorers and artists
    Pre-tour C                                                                                     2.825,-                                                      Post-tour H                                                                               32
                  (Fjord Norway)                                                                                                                                              (Oslo Region)

                                                                                                                                                                              Amazing view in southern mountains of Norway
    Pre-tour D    Local produce and spectacular views (Trøndelag)                                        0,-                                                    Post-tour I                                                                               36

                  Soft and active adventures in the winter wonderland of Røros and Meråker                                                                                    Cultural & culinary spring awakening in Fjord Norway
    Pre-tour E                                                                                           0,-                                                    Post-tour J                                                                               40
                  (Trøndelag)                                                                                                                                                 (Fjord Norway)

                                                                                                                                                                              Culinary, cultural and coastal trip to UNESCO Wordl heritage sites and
                  Outdoor fun in arctic fjords around Senja and central Troms                                                                                   Post-tour K   sustainable destinations                                                    44
    Pre-tour F                                                                                     1.275,-
                  (Northern Norway-Troms)                                                                                                                                     (Trøndelag-Northern Norway)

                  The indigenous heart of Northern Norway, a hidden arctic gem of cultural
    Pre-tour G                                                                                     2.710,-
                  diversity and natural beauty (Northern Norway-Finnmark)

                  Oslo Region – the home of the greatest Vikings, explorers and artists
    Post-tour H                                                                                    1.235,-
                  (Oslo Region)

                  Amazing view in southern mountains of Norway
    Post-tour I                                                                                    1.235,-

                  Cultural & culinary spring awakening in Fjord Norway                                         Northern lights over Nidelven © Knut Aage Dahl
    Post-tour J                                                                                    1.325,-
                  (Fjord Norway)

                  Culinary, cultural and coastal trip to UNESCO Wordl heritage sites and sus-
    Post-tour K   tainable destinations                                                                  0,-
                  (Trøndelag-Northern Norway)

Tour participation is not confirmed upon registration. Confirmation will follow in the beginning of Febru-
ary. More information about the tours will follow in a detailed tour programme, which will be sent out to
the participants in February. Programmes may be subject to change.

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Pre-tour A                                                                                                                                                                   Highlights on pre-tour A

                                Soft nature-based

                                                                                                                            Northern Norway                                                                  Kristiansand outdoor museum                          Visit to Canvas Hove
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Visit to Kristiansand outdoor museum to learn        Canvas Hove delivers activities and have accom-
                                activities and culture                                                                                                                                                       about Norwegian history. This is also a popular
                                                                                                                                                                                                             activity for groups.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  modation in cabins, glamping tents and cocoons!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  - Activities include kayaking, canoe or SUP.

                                in Southern Norway                                                                                                                                                         

                                                                                                                                                                                                             Kristiansand Kunstsilo                               Risør
                                (Telemark / Sørlandet)
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Presentation of Kristiansand Kunstsilo (art silo)    Stop in Risør with site inspections and small hike.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             opening in 2022.                                     The visit will include a visit a coffee break at one
                                                                                                      Central Norway                                                                                                of Risør’s cosy bakeries, A visit to Det Lille Hotel
                                Description                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Maritime Suites Risør (part of “The Historic Hotels
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Dinner with local food in Kristiansand,              and Restaurants Norway” organization), and a
                                Visiting Southern Norway (Telemark and Agder)                                                                                                                                Boen Gård Manor                                      short hike to Risørflekken viewing point.
                                is nature-based activities, cosy villages, local                          Eastern Norway
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Site inspection at Boen presenting their new
                                culture and history. This trip will give your clients      Fjord Norway
                                                                                                                                                                                                             apartments opening in 2020. A few kilometres         way/risor
                                the best of two worlds; wilderness, sea and hiking                           Oslo
                                                                                                                                                                                                             inland of the rocky shores of Southern Norway
                                experiences and comfortable accommodation,                                                                                                                                   lies the stately country house of Boen. Salmon
                                                                                              Southern Norway
                                local culture and culinary experiences. Easy to                                                                                                                              fishing at Boen has been described from the early
                                reach for our European guests; southernmost                                                                                                                                  1500s and was the property of the king.
                                Norway has it all.                                                                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                                              Raet National Park ©Hildegunn Skage Teinum - Visit Sørlandet
Munch, Kragerø ©Visittelemark

                                                                                        The Telemark Canal ©Visittelemark

                                    • Duration: 26th–29th of March 2020
                                    • Organisers:
                                      Visit Sørlandet,                                                                                                                                                       Visit to Grimstad
                                                                                                                                                                        As a young man, world-famous playwright
                                      Visit Telemark,                                                                                                                                  Henrik Ibsen worked as an apprentice pharmacist
                                    • Tour conductor: Mr. Kjetil Østlie                                                                                                                                      in Grimstad. Grimstad tourist office offer tours
                                                                                                                                                                            and packages for FITs or groups.
                                      Tel.: +47 907 54 292                                                                                                                                         
                                    • Clothing: Warm and leisurely clothing.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Wooden boat festival in Risør ©Adam Read - Visit Sørlandet
                                    • Target groups: For tour operators serving                                                                                                                              Raet National Park
                                      foodies, families and cultural tourists.                                                                                                                               Raet National Park (outside of Arendal) was
                                                                                                                                                                                                             created in 2016 to protect this special maritime
                                    • Max. participants: 15                                                                                                                                                  natural area made by the ice age around 12,000
                                    • Min. participants: 8                                                                                                                                                   years ago. The area contains a lot of nature-based
                                                                                                                                                                                                             activities, camping and cultural heritage.
                                    Programme may be subject to change                                                                                                                             

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Highlights on pre-tour A                                                                               Accommodation on pre-tour A

Kragerø: In the footsteps of Norway’s most        The Telemark Canal                                   Kristiansand
famous painter Edvard Munch                       one of the most beautiful waterways in the world.    Clarion Hotel Ernst
Through the streets of picturesque Kragerø and    Onboard the queen of Telemark Canal, MS              Rådhusgata 2
visit the places where Munch found inspiration    Victoria. The canal was carved into the rock over    NO-4664 Kristiansand
for his art.                                      100 years ago.                                       Tel.: +47 38 12 86 00
of-edvard-munch/10061/                            nal/208511/                                
Gourmet dinner and accommodation                  Porcelain Museum, Porsgrunn
at Tollboden Hotell, Kragerø                      Porcelain Museum, Porsgrunn including short city     Radisson Blu Caledonien Hotel                           Porsgrund porcelain museum ©Visittelemark
Original building from 1783 meet exclusive and    walk - Learn the fascinating history of the porce-   Vestre Strandgate 7
modern design, well known for one of Norway’s     lain city.                                           NO-4610 Kristiansand
finest wine cellars.                            Tel.: +47 38 11 21 00        lain-museum-p1296583                       
tel-and-restaurant/202625/?lang=uk                                                                         Additional hotel inspections
Boat trip at the Telemark coast / archipelago                                                                                                                  • Kragerø Sportell
A breath-taking boat trip from Kragerø to                                                              Kragerø                                         
Jomfruland and Langesund. The coastal path.                                                            Tollboden Hotell og Restaurant
                                                                                                                                                               • Hotel Fritidsparken Skien                                                             P. A. Heuchs gate 4A
jumping-along-the-coast-of-telemark-p4275713 /                                                         NO-3770 Kragerø
-                                                        Tel.: +47 35 98 90 90                                   • Thon Hotel Høyers
Henrik Ibsen Museum
                                                                                                                                                               • Clarion Collection Bryggeparken
Childhood home and Peer Gynt Escape Room. The                                                          Porsgrunn
story of the world-famous author/playwright’s                                                          Comfort Hotel Porsgrunn
childhood.                                                                                             Kammerherreløkka 3                                                          NO-3915 Porsgrunn
sen-museum-p500403                                                                                     Tel.: +47 35 19 00 10

                                                                                                                                                                   Thursday 26th of March:
                                                                                                                                                                   Latest arrival at Kristiansand Airport Kjevik:

                                                  Kragerø harbour ©Visittelemark                                                                                   Please allow approx. 1,5 hrs for check-in/
                                                                                                                                                                   transfer in Oslo.

                                                                                                                                                                   Flight to Kristiansand must be booked and
                                                                                                                                                                   paid for by each participant.

                                                                                                                                                                   Sunday 29th of March:
                                                                                                                                                                   14:20 Dep. Sandefjord Torp Airport with
                                                                                                                                                                   15:30 Arr. Trondheim Airport Værnes

                                                                                                                                                                   This flight will be booked by Innovation
                                                                                                                                                                   Norway and will be invoiced with a cost of
                                                                                                                                                                   NOK 1.325,- plus 25 % VAT.
Cocoon tents at Canvas ©Canvas Hove

                                                                                                                                                                   See additional information on page 2.

                                                                                                       Island hopping, Siktesøya and Bjørkøya ©Visittelemark

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Pre-tour B                                                                                                    Highlights on pre-tour B

                                        Lillehammer “Winter
                                                                                                                                                      Activities in Oslo
                                                                                                                                    Northern Norway   TBA – but we promise you will get to explore our         Norwegian Olympic Museum

                                        Wonderland” and a
                                                                                                                                                      capital in the very best way! What about a guided        A top modern museum. A tribute to sport, feats,
                                                                                                                                                      sneak peek at the new Munch Museum, a cruise             heroes and the Olympic idea.
                                                                                                                                                      on the Oslo fjord, a visit to the Holmenkollen Ski
                                        touch of urban Oslo                                                                                           Museum & Tower or the Vigeland Sculpture Park
                                                                                                                                                      or even a Sauna boat bath outside the Norwegian

                                                                                                                                                      National Opera & Ballet?
                                        (Oslo / Lillehammer)
                                                                                                              Central Norway                
                                        Description                                                                                                   attractions?tlp=2988133&name=The-Norwe-
                                        Experience an urban winter destination with all
                                        winter wonderland right on the doorstep                                    Eastern Norway

                                        combined with Oslo, the Capital of Norway.                  Fjord Norway
                                                                                                                                                      Bygdøy is a peninsula on the western side of Oslo,
                                        “Winter Wonderland” The Lillehammer region is
                                                                                                       Southern Norway                                and here you find several of Oslo’s most popular
                                        a short train ride from Oslo. Play in the snow, ski
                                                                                                                                                      museums such as The Viking Ship Museum,
                                        in the great ski resorts and explore the forest and
                                                                                                                                                      Norwegian Museum of Cultural History, The
                                        mountains with dogsledding. All this combined
                                                                                                                                                      Kon-Tiki Museum and The Polar Ship Fram.
                                        with a visit to the urban small city of Lillehammer
                                        with cultural and historical experiences.
                                                                                                                                                      Activities in the Lillehammer Region
                                        Oslo, our capital is the cold north. It is also warm
                                                                                                                                                      Dogsledding Sjusjøen
                                        summery days on the fjord. Oslo is skiing and
                                                                                                                                                      Sjusjøen Husky Tours will take you Dog sledding -
                                        trekking in the Oslomarka and fine dining later
                                                                                                                                                      a perfect activity that everyone can join. Dog
                                        the same evening. Oslo is Munch, the Opera,
                                                                                                                                                      sledding is a popular activity. Not only is it great
                                        stunning parks, unique cocktail bars and restau-
                                                                                                                                                      fun but also everyone can participate which
                                        rants, and a vibrant urban scene.
                                                                                                                                                      makes it a perfect activity.

                                                                                                                                                      Skeikampen Ski Resort
                                                                                               Facts                                                  Visit the all-year-round destination Skeikampen,
                                                                                                                                                      located approx. 45 minutes by car from
                                                                                               • Duration: 26th–29th of March 2020                    Lillehammer town centre.
                                                                                                                                                      Experience the spectacular mountain with its
                                                                                               • Organisers:
                                                                                                                                                      characteristic shape and breathtaking surround-
                                                                                                                                                      ings 1100 metres above sea level. We will take
                                                                                                 Visit Lillehammer,
                                                                                                                                                      you to the top of the mountain by chair lift where
                                                                                               • Tour conductors:                                     you will have an overview of the entire mountain
                                                                                                 Ms. Liz Wennevold                                    area with Rondane, Jotunheimen and Langsua
                                                                                                                 National Park as a backdrop. You will be able to
                                                                                                 Tel.: +47 900 52 206                                 test snowshoeing and enjoy the view with a hot
                                                                                                                                                      drink at the Galten reataurant at the top of the         Dog sledding at Lillehammer ©Bård Gundersen - VisitLillehammer

                                                                                                 Ms. Grete Austgarden                                 mountain. Skeikampen is ideal for for cross-
                                                                                                                      country and alpine skiing as well as for cycling
                                                                                                 Tel.: +47 997 31 814                                 and hiking.                                              GudbrandsGard Hotel in Kvitfjell
Barcode, Oslo ©VisitOSLO/Tord Baklund

                                                                                                                                                      The hotel is situated on the Middle Station of
                                                                                               • Clothing: Warm and leisurely clothing.
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Kvitfjell and is one of Norway’s best and most
                                                                                               • Target groups: Clients looking for winter            Maihaugen                                                unique mountain-resort hotels. Built to be a
                                                                                                 destinations with activities and skiing, as          The museum is one of the largest and oldest              classic, with everything you can expect of modern
                                                                                                 well as combination with urbane cities.              open-air museums in Europe. Maihaugen is a               comfort. “Ski in ski out”, swimming-pool, sauna,
                                                                                                                                                      living museum offering cultural experiences. You         and rough luxury is some of what you will find in
                                                                                               • Max. participants: 20
                                                                                                                                                      can take an evocative walk through two centuries         GudbrandsGard Hotel.
                                                                                               • Min. participants: 10                                of close and distant history, including a visit to the
                                                                                                                                                      homes of those who lived before us.
                                                                                               Programme may be subject to change

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Highlights on pre-tour B                                                                                              Accommodation on pre-tour B

Enjoy the slopes of Olympic quality or Experi-                                                                        Oslo
ence the best XC skiing ever                                                                                          Thon Hotel Opera
Kvitfjell is an alpine enthusiast’s paradise, with                                                                    Dronning Eufemias gate 4
downhill runs to suit both children and adults. On                                                                    NO-0191 Oslo
the western side, you will get all the way up in the                                                                  Tel.: +47 24 10 30 00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Skiing at Kvitfjlell ©Vegard Breie
mountain and can enjoy sunshine from morning                                                                
to evening. Skiing (alpine skiing, cross-country or                                                         
snowshoes of your choice).                                                                                            thon-hotel-opera/
                                                                                                                      Thon Hotel Skeikampen
                                                                                                                      Hotellvegen 3
                                                                                                                      NO-2652 Svingvoll
                                                                                                                      Tel.: +47 61 28 50 00

                                                                                                                      GudbrandsGard Hotel
                                                                                                                      Kvitfjellvegen 477
                                                                                                                      NO-2634 Fåvang
                                                                                                                      Tel.: +47 61 24 90 00

                                                       Sleigh ride at Maihaugen ©Asmund Hanslien - VisitLillehammer

Winter in Lillehammer ©Jørgen Skaug
                                                                                                                                                                   Thursday 26th of March:
                                                                                                                                                                   Latest arrival at Oslo Airport: 12:35.

                                                                                                                                                                   Please allow approx. 1,5 hrs for check-in/
                                                                                                                                                                   transfer in Oslo.

                                                                                                                                                                   Flight to Oslo must be booked and paid for
                                                                                                                                                                   by each participant.

                                                                                                                                                                   See additional information on page 2.

                                                                                                                                                                   Sunday 29th of March:
                                                                                                                                                                   16:54 Dep. Ringebu by train
                                                                                                                                                                   20:46 Arr. Trondheim station

                                                                                                                                                                   Train tickets will be booked and paid for by
                                                                                                                                                                   the organisers.

                                                       Kollensvevet zipline @Kollensvevet – VisitOSLO

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Pre-tour C                                                                                                                             Highlights on pre-tour C

Winter adventures

                                                                                        Northern Norway                                Visit Voss
                                                                                                                                       Voss is located in the heart of Fjord
in Fjord Norway                                                                                                                        Norway, just over an hour from Bergen, and in the
                                                                                                                                       middle between Sognefjord and Hardangerfjord.
(Fjord Norway)                                                                                                                         When visiting, prepare to be amazed by the
                                                                                                                                       contrast. One moment it’s all about the adrena-
                                                                                                                                       line and amazing activities, the next about relax-
                                                                                                                                       ing in the finest natural landscapes. Throughout
Description                                                                                                                            the whole year Voss offers a large assortment of
                                                                  Central Norway                                                       activities that you can choose from. At historic
Winter in Fjord Norway has a lot to offer both                                                                                         Store Ringheim Hotel you will experience local
to skiing enthusiasts and to people seeking more                                                                                       food with berries and herbs from the forest.
relaxing activities in the area. Voss Resort and                                                                                       Spending the night at brand new Scandic Hotel
                                                                       Eastern Norway
Myrkdalen Mountain Resort have a snow guaran-                                                                                          Voss, close to the train station in modern and
                                                        Fjord Norway
tee until the end of April and offer unique winter                                                                                     stylish facilities, will give you time to relax. Voss
adventures to everyone. The Sognefjord is the                                                                                          Gondol is a spectacular new attraction that takes
longest and deepest fjord in Europe and is during         Southern Norway
                                                                                                                                       you from the train station and up to the snowy
wintertime with its vibrant winter light one for                                                                                       ski terrain at Voss Resort in under 9 minutes.
the bucket list.                                                                                                                       You will experience the snowy mountains when
                                                                                                                                       snowshoeing with Wild Voss. Visiting Voss Vind,
                                                                                                                                       you will feel the adrenaline when looking at the
                                                                                                                                       indoor wind tunnel.
                                                     Voss Gondol ©Voss Resort
     • Organiser: Fjord Norway,                                                                                                                                                                     Skiing in Sogndal ©Håvard Nesbø

     • Duration: 26–29 March 2020                                                                                                                                                              Visit Sognefjord
     • Tour conductor: Mr. Asgeir Blindheim                                                                                                                                                    Sognefjord is filled with natural beauty, unique                                                                                                                                                                  geological landscapes and rich cultural history.
       +47 926 49 794                                                                                                                                                                          On this trip, we propose a countryside gateway
                                                                                                                                                                                               perfect for those who want cosy stays in the
     • Clothing: Warm and leisurely clothing.                                                                                                                                                  fjords, those who are looking for some adrenalin
       Ski clothing, wool underwear, hat, scarf                                                                                                                                                in ski resorts and those who prefer soft adven-

                                                                                                          Vossvind ©Sverre Hjørnevik
       and gloves. Wind and waterproof jacket/                                                                                                                                                 tures for big and small.
       raincoat and solid shoes for outdoor                                                                                                                                          
     • Target groups: Outdoor and adventure                                                                                                                                                    Årdal
       travel operators who also like to focus                                                                                                                                                 Get ready for some magnificent scenic fjord views
       on winter activities. This tour implies                                                                                                                                                 along the longest and deepest fjord in Europe –
       easy winter activities like snowshoe 		                                                                                                                                                 the Sognefjord. In Årdal you will meet the owners
       hikes, sledging, some easy ski activities.                                                                                                                                              of Bulder og Brak, an activity company that offers
                                                                                                                                                                                               a variety of adventures in the Sognefjord region
     • Max. participants: 15                                                                                                           Myrkdalen Mountain Resort                               throughout the year. We will enjoy the quiet
     • Min participants: 10                                                                                                            At Myrkdalen you will visit the largest ski resort      nature of the winter fjord during a winter kayak
                                                                                                                                       in Western Norway, a modern and family friendly         tour surrounded by the breathtaking mountain-
     Programme may be subject to change                                                                                                ski area, with different kinds of slopes. At modern     tops of Jotunheimen National Park. After a day
                                                                                                                                       Myrkdalen Hotel you will enjoy a lovely meal and        full of activities, we will taste some local food and
                                                                                                                                       stay overnight.                                         have a beer tasting from the local brewery.

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Highlights on pre-tour C                                                                                             Accommodation on pre-tour C

Sogndal                                                                                                              Voss
We invite you to get to know places that are still                                                                   Scandic Voss
hidden gems like the Sogndal Hodlekve ski centre                                                                     Evangervegen 1A
where you will find the best natural snow in                                                                         NO-5704 Voss
Norway. We will enjoy a day full of different                                                                        Tel.: +47 23 15 50 00
winter activities, snowshoe hikes, ski school,                                                             
cross country, depending on the fitness level and                                                          
skills of the participants. Experiencing winter in                                                                   scandic-voss
Sogndal is something unique and an adventure
for a lifetime. With 226 rooms and conference                                                                        Myrkdalen Hotel
capacity up to 1000 people, the Quality Hotel                                                                        Klypeteigane
Sogndal is now the largest hotel between Bergen                                                                      NO-5713 Vossestrand
and Trondheim.                                                                                                       Tel.: +47 47 47 16 00                                Bergen Railway ©Vy                                                                                    
The strategy and vision of the renamed Vy Group                                                                      Sogndal
(earlier NSB) is simply: «The best journey». This                                                                    Quality Hotel Sogndal
expression captures how we are shaping our                                                                           Gravensteinsgata 5
business around our customers’ needs in order                                                                        NO-6856 Sogndal
to deliver the best journey for our customers. On                                                                    Tel.: +47 57 62 77 00
this pre-tour we will use Vy to travel from Bergen                                                         
to Voss.                                                                                                                                                                                                            ndal/quality-hotel-sogndal/

                                                                                                                                                                              Thursday 26th of March:
                                                                                                                                                                              Latest arrival at Bergen Airport Flesland:
                                                                                                                                                                              The train from Bergen to Voss leaves at

                                                                                                                                                                              Please allow approx. 1,5 hrs for check-in/
                                                                                                                                                                              transfer in Oslo.
                                                     Snowshoeing with Wild Voss ©Jon Hunnålvatn - Hunnålvatn Media
                                                                                                                                                                              Flight to Bergen must be booked and paid
                                                                                                                                                                              for by each participant.

                                                                                                                                                                              Sunday 29th of March:
                                                                                                                                                                              18:45 Dep. Sogndal Airport with WF155
                                                                                                                                                                              19:20 Arr. Bergen Airport Flesland
                                                                                                                                                                              19:50 Dep. Bergen Airport Flesland with
                                                                                                                                                                              20:45 Arr. Trondheim Airport Værnes

                                                                                                                                                                              This flight will be booked by Innovation
                                                                                                                                                                              Norway and will be invoiced with a cost of
                                                                                                                                                                              NOK 2.825,- plus 25 % VAT.

Snowshoeing in Årdal ©Bulder og brak                                                                                                                                          See additional information on page 2.

                                                                                                                     Delicious dinner at Store Ringheim ©Gunn K. Monsen

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Pre-tour D                                                                                                                                       Highlights on pre-tour D

Local produce and                                                  Svalbard

spectacular views
                                                                                            Northern Norway

                                                                                                                                                 Klostergården offers a wide selection of farm
                                                                                                                                                 produce, a well-stocked craft, shop and gallery
(Trøndelag)                                                                                                                                      right next to the ruins of an 800-year-old
                                                                                                                                                 monastery. The picturesque surroundings offer
                                                                                                                                                 an evocative setting for the visitors.

Description                                                                                                                                      Husfrua
                                                                       Central Norway                                                            At the memorial to Aasmund Olavsson Vinje lies
Explore the rural gems of the Trøndelag region.                                                                                                  Husfrua - a charming Trønderlån that we moved
We will visit makers of craft, cured meat, cheese                                                                                                to our farm in 2008. At Husfrua you can eat well,
and aquavit as exposed to wonderful views in the                                                                                                 enjoy the view, experience the animals on the
                                                                           Eastern Norway
beautiful coastal line of Trøndelag at the penin-                                                                                                farm and sleep in good beds. They serve local
                                                            Fjord Norway
sulas Tautra and Inderøy.                                                                                                                        food of course.
This area is known for its high-quality farm                   Southern Norway
produce and beautiful scenery. At this tour we                                                                                                   Gulburet
will get a lot of both, as well as a historic cultural                                                                                           Farm shop at Verdal Østre. Traditional farm foods
journey.                                                                                                                                         and locally produced handicrafts. Beef products
                                                                                                                                                 and baking from the farm. Café with home-made

                                                         Coffee break at Gulburet ©Gulburet/Kirknes Foto


                                                                                                              Klostergården ©Soran Photography
     • Duration: 28th–29th of March 2020
     • Organiser: HANEN,
       Visit Innherred,                                                                                                                                                       Award-winning cheese from Gangstad ©Gangstad Gårdsysteri

     • Tour conductor:
       Ms. Christine Svarva Nielsen,
       Tel.: +47 971 46 192
     • Clothing: Warm and leisurely clothing
     • Target groups: Small groups seeking soft
       adventures                                                                                                                                Gangstad Gårdsysteri
                                                                                                                                                 Here, award-winning cheese and 12 varieties of
     • Max. participants: 10
                                                                                                                                                 ice cream are made from the farm’s fresh cow’s
     • Min. participants: 5                                                                                                                      milk. We have a farm shop with a rich selection
                                                                                                                                                 and tasty gift packages. In the summer you can
     Programme may be subject to change                                                                                                          enjoy our farm ice and a cup of coffee in a
                                                                                                                                                 pleasant courtyard! We have an open farm shop
                                                                                                                                                 all year round!

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Accommodation on pre-tour D

Berg Gård og Innerøy Brenneri                                                                                                  Husfrua
Berg Gård is Norway’s first approved farm slaugh-                                                                              Sakshaugveien 44A
terhouse for sheep, and the farm food kitchen                                                                                  NO-7670 Inderøy
processes lamb, free range pigs and honey. Here                                                                                Tel.: +47 406 48 881
we will get a taste of their aquavits.                                                                                                                                                                            

Distinctive eatery on the roof of Inderøy, along
“The Golden Detour”. We offer local cuisine from
the Trøndelag pantry and Innherred’s most
beautiful views.                                                                                                                                             Award-winning cheese from Gangstad ©Gangstad Gårdsysteri/Lena Johnsen

We eat dinner here before we head back to
Trondheim and NTW! Enjoy a traditional meal and
get a glimpse into the farm history in the old main
house at the farm hotel Ersgard. The food is based                                                                                                               Flights
on local produce from neighbours and friends
in Stjørdal, prepared in our wood fired oven. In                                                                                                                 Saturday 28th of March:
summertime you can visit Ersgard as a pilgrim                                                                                                                    Latest arrival at Trondheim Airport Værnes:
at the St. Olavsleden or go salmon fishing in the                                                                                                                14:20.
Stjørdalselva.”                                                                                                                                         Please allow approx. 1,5 hrs for check-in/
                                                                                                                                                                 transfer in Oslo.

                                                                                                                                                                 Flight to Trondheim must be booked and
                                                                                                                                                                 paid for by each participant.

                                                                                                                                                                 See additional information on page 2.

                                                                             Relaxing at Berg farm ©Berg Gård/Magnar Kirknes

The best of cheese from Norway ©Gangstad Gårdsysteri/Up Norway/Fredrik Bye

                                                                                                                               Ersgard ©Ersgard

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Pre-tour E                                                                                                                       Highlights on pre-tour E

Soft and active

                                                                                        Northern Norway                          Røros
                                                                                                                                 Røros is a modern community and living museum
adventures in the                                                                                                                where people live and work in the middle of a
                                                                                                                                 UNESCO World Heritage Site. Røros is also known

winter wonderland of                                                                                                             for being one of Norway’s leading regions for
                                                                                                                                 locally produced food and has received the

Røros and Meråker                                                                                                                prestigious certificate of Sustainable Destination.
                                                                                                                                 As you explore Røros’s narrow streets and old
                                                                                                                                 courtyards and buildings, you will find several
(Trøndelag)                                                        Central Norway                                                independent shops and interesting workshops
                                                                                                                                 offering locally made ceramics, clothing and food.
                                                                       Eastern Norway
                                                                                                                                 Historic city walk and Arts & Craft shopping
                                                        Fjord Norway
Description                                                                                                                      As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the city of
                                                                                                                                 Røros must be experienced with a touch of
The Trøndelag region has the best conditions for           Southern Norway
                                                                                                                                 history. On this walk through the small city centre
enjoying winter activities during the dark season.                                                                               you get to visit some of the oldest buildings still
In Trøndelag you get the great combination of                                                                                    standing from the early mining era.
magic winter light and snow-covered highlands
within short distances. On this trip we will take
you on a winter journey through historic Røros
and active Meråker. Get close to Norwegian
nature, culture and history visiting a south sami
reindeer family, exploring historic Røros, trying
out cross-country skiing and dog sledding
together with experienced guides on this fun and     Reindeer sledding ©Tom Gustavsen / Røros hotell
adventurous trip.

                                                                                                                                                                                        The Olav’s mine, Røros ©CH -

                                                                                                          Røros ©Tom Gustavsen
     Facts                                                                                                                                                                              Rørosrein
                                                                                                                                                                                        We will visit a local Sami family who work with
     • Duration: 26th-29th of March 2020                                                                                                                                                reindeer in the Røros area. History telling and
     • Organiser: Trøndelag reiseliv,                                                                                                                                                   traditional dining in a the sami gåetie around                                                                                                                                                                open fire.
     • Tour conductor: Ms. Kjersti Greger,                                                                                                     Kaffestuggu                                            The Olav´s Mine
       Tel.: +47 954 88 121                                                                                                      We will enjoy traditional food in the oldest café in   A guided tour through 300 years of Røros mining
     • Clothing: Warm and leisurely clothing                                                                                     Røros, a very cosy and warm place where you get        history. The tour passes through the 17th century
                                                                                                                                 close to the authentic historic atmosphere of the      Nyberget Mine and the 20th century Olav’s Mine,
     • Target groups: FITs and smaller groups                                                                                    town.                                                  50 meters downwards and 500 meters into the
       with active focus, interested in Norwe                                                                                                               mountain.
       gian culture, history and soft/active
       winter adventures.                                                                                                        Dog sledding at Dølanvollen                            Local Chocolate factory
     • Max. participants: 20                                                                                                     Just about 10 minutes out of Røros city, we will       On our trip towards Meråker, we make a stop at
                                                                                                                                 get close to both nature and dogs on this exciting     the local chocolate producers in Selbu at “Jentene
     • Min. participants: 10                                                                                                     and action filled dog sledding trip in the             på tunet” for a coffee and taste of their delicate
                                                                                                                                 mountains.                                             flavours:
     Programme may be subject to change                                                                                     

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Highlights on pre-tour E                                                                                          Accommodation on pre-tour E

Meråker                                              Teveltunet and Rypetoppen                                    Røros
Meråker has great training facilities for cross      Local beer brewery and meat producers from                   Røros Hotel
country skiing, with ski schools and the world´s     Meråker meat will present their products at                  An-Magrittveien 48
best instructors, and you will get the chance        Teveltunet before you get a chance to visit                  NO-7374 Røros
to test your skills in easy surroundings. In the     Trøndelag’s biggest climbing and zipline-park with           Tel.: +47 72 40 80 00
evening relax and enjoy great food and beautiful     fun and active challenges for the whole family all 
scenery from the outdoor jacuzzi at Kirkebyfjellet   year round.                                        
accommodation. Rypetoppen adventure park has
climbing and snow activities suited for both soft                                     Bergstaden Hotel
and active adventures.                                                      Osloveien 2                                                                                      NO-7374 Røros
                                                                                                                  Tel.: +47 72 40 60 80
Olympic Tour of Meråker High School                                                                                                                   Local food safari at Røros ©Marius Rua

with beginners’ ski training                                                                            
Cross country skiing is part of the Norwegian
culture, and many Norwegian kids have had skis                                                                    Meråker
on their feet as soon as they start walking.                                                                      Kirkebyfjellet Konferansesenter
Meråker has been a cradle for Norwegian                                                                           Bjørnsmyrveien 45
Olympic ski winners, and some of them will show                                                                   NO-7530 Meråker
you around and give you a chance to try the                                                                       Tel.: +47 954 51 245
slopes around in the forest.                                                                            
Meråker Horses and Reindeer
Farm visit to Meråkerfjell, meeting with south
sami culture and handcraft, feed the reindeer and
join in on sami cooking for lunch                                                                                                                                                     Flights
                                                                                                                                                                                      Thursday 26th of March:
                                                                                                                                                                                      Latest arrival at Røros: 15:50.
                                                                                                                                                                                      By plane or alternatively by train.

                                                                                                                                                                                      Please allow approx. 1,5 hrs for check-in/
                                                                                                                                                                                      transfer in Oslo.

                                                                                                                                                                                      Flight /train to Røros must be booked and
                                                                                                                                                                                      paid for by each participant.

                                                                                                                                                                                      See additional information on page 2.

                                                     Young Sami woman in traditional costume © Lene Mari Prøven

Dog sledding at Røros © Destination Røros
                                                                                                                  The local Horse whisperer guide in Meråker © Lene Mari Prøven

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Pre-tour F                                                                                                                                                                                                        Highlights on pre-tour F

Outdoor fun in arctic

                                                                                       Northern Norway                                                                                                            Northern Lights
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Senja Region is one of the best places to
fjords around Senja                                                                                                                                                                                               experience the northern lights-with a good
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  chance of seeing the magic northern lights

and central Troms                                                                                                                                                                                                 dancing above a beautiful landscape!

(Northern Norway / Troms)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Scenic Road
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  A part of Norwegian Scenic Route is on Senja,
                                                                  Central Norway                                                                                                                                  we will visit one of the viewpoints.

                                                                      Eastern Norway
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Viking Horses
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Experience Viking Horses in Winter Wonderland!
                                                       Fjord Norway

A snowy landscape of fjords, mountains, coasts            Southern Norway
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Photography and wildlife safari
and islands, temperatures just below freezing,                                                                                                                                                                    Senja and Dyrøy are a great place to learn to
the last big eruptions of the Northern Lights and                                                                                                                                                                 photograph while enjoying nature! Little to
the best chances of good weather all year; time                                                                                                                                                                   none light pollution and great possibilities for
to visit Senja and Central Troms. For the active                                                                                                                                                                  northern lights.
tour operator, we have prepared a programme                                                                                                                                                             
of fun and exhilarating, yet soft and manageable
activities, ranging from cross country skiing and

                                                                                                                                    Dog sledding in Northern Norway ©Terje Rakke-Nordic
dogsledding to fat bike and horse riding.

                                                    The magnificent Northern Lights ©Øystein Lunde Ingvaldsen -

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Inside the Sami tent ©Roger Johansen -

     • Duration: 26th–29th of March 2020                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Guided El Fat Biking
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Explore the arctic landscape on an electrical fat
     • Organiser: Northern Norway Tourist                                                                                                                                                                                                                            bike. Our guide will take you to an adventure on
       Board,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2 wheels.
     • Tour conductor: Ms. Gøril Ovesen,                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
       Tel.: +47 971 52 259                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Aurora Skiing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The ultimate ski experience under the
     • Clothing: Warm and leisurely clothing                                                                                                                                                                                                                         dancing lights. Together with our guide you will
     • Target groups: FITs and smaller groups,                                                                                                                                                                                                                       go cross-country skiing on groomed trails. Also
       interested in local culture and                                                                                                                                                                                                                               possible to use snowshoes for this activity.
       nature-based soft activities.                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

     • Max. participants: 10                                                                                                                                                                                      Ånderdalen National Park                           Dog Sledding
     • Min. participants: 7                                                                                                                                                                                       Ånderdalen national park is protected so we can    Join our dogs on an exciting arctic adventure
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  keep our majestic nature, from the calm and        through the white forest! Choose between the
     Programme may be subject to change                                                                                                                                                                           special pine forest on the southern part to the    daytime or the evening trip for a chance to see
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  rugged and spectacular northern side.              the Northern Lights

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Highlights on pre-tour F                                                                                     Accommodation on pre-tour F

Chorus in a Cave                                                                                             Jaeger Adventure camp
Deep inside the mountain, lightened up by                                                                    Kastnesveien 758
candles, you can experience a chorus singing in                                                              NO-9311 Brøstadbotn
a cave.                                                                                                      Tel.: +47 402 03 495                                                     
Feed the Reindeer
Visit the Sami Siida - the home of the Sami family                                                           Senja
Oskal. Enjoy an unforgettable encounter with the                                                             Senja Fjordhotel
Sami people and their culture.                                                                               Dragøyveien 98                                                               NO-9392 Stonglandseidet
                                                                                                             Tel.: +47 977 19 999                                             Lindesnes Lighthouse © Thomas Rasmus Skaug


                                                                                                             Rundhaug Gjestegård
                                                                                                             NO-9336 Rundhaug
                                                                                                             Tel.: +47 77 83 05 70

                                                                                                                                                                                  Thursday 26th of March:
                                                                                                                                                                                  Latest arrival at Bardufoss Airport: 16:35.

                                                              Porcelain museum, Porsgrunn © Visit Telemark                                                                        Please allow approx. 1,5 hrs for check-in/
                                                                                                                                                                                  transfer in Oslo.

                                                                                                                                                                                  Flight to Bardufoss must be booked and
                                                                                                                                                                                  paid for by each participant.

                                                                                                                                                                                  Sunday 29th of March:
                                                                                                                                                                                  19:45 Dep. Tromsø Airport Langnes with
                                                                                                                                                                                  22:00 Arr. Trondheim Airport Værnes

                                                                                                                                                                                  This flight will be booked by Innovation
                                                                                                                                                                                  Norway and will be invoiced with a cost of
                                                                                                                                                                                  NOK 1.275,- plus 25 % VAT.

Winter sun in Northern Norway ©Bjørn Klauer -                                                                                                                       See additional information on page 2.

                                                                                                             Lindesnes Lighthouse keeper, Kjell Olsen © Thomas Rasmus Skaug

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Pre-tour G                                                                                                                                     Highlights on pre-tour G

The indigenous heart

                                                                                          Northern Norway                                      Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel
                                                                                                                                               See and feel the silence of the sturdy walls and
of Northern Norway, a                                                                                                                          soft snow floor. Marvel at the ice sculptures and
                                                                                                                                               snow carvings that you find in the hotel.

hidden arctic gem of                                                                                                                 

cultural diversity and                                                                                                                         Bjørnfjell Mountain Lodge
                                                                                                                                               Experience Norwegian culture and stay in the

natural beauty.
                                                                                                                                               Lodge close to nature.
                                                                    Central Norway                                                   

(Northern Norway / Finnmark)                                                                                                                   Gargia Lodge
                                                                        Eastern Norway
                                                                                                                                               Gargia Lodge has a history dating back to the
                                                                                                                                               18th century as an important lodge for Finnmark
                                                         Fjord Norway
Description                                                                Oslo
                                                                                                                                               County, connecting the inland with the coast and
                                                                                                                                               providing a place for the native Sami people to
The indigenous heart of Northern Norway, a                  Southern Norway
                                                                                                                                               rest and repack their goods on their way to the
hidden Arctic gem of cultural diversity and natural                                                                                            market in Alta. Discover the hospitality of
beauty.                                                                                                                                        today and get to know the everyday way of living.
This tour is for people looking for a cultural
experience they haven’t had yet to a place on
earth that is not too well know and thus hides
some real beautiful gems both in terms of nature,
cultural diversity and local cuisine. People want-
ing to dive deeper into the culture of a Sámi
reindeer herders live or want to explore the          The Telemark Canal ©Visittelemark
ranges of handicraft, get a glimpse of the living
traditions that and own language, will find them-
selves surrounded by opportunities to explore,
learn and take part.

                                                                                                            Lillesand, Norway ©Navn Navnesen
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Underwater restaurant Under ©Magnus Furset

     • Duration: 26th–29th of March 2020
     • Organiser: Northern Norway Tourist                                                                                                                                                           Sokki Adventure
       Board,                                                                                                                                                                     Join reindeer herder Aslak Sokki and his tamed
                                                                                                                                                                                                    sledge reindeer, listen to his stories in the
     • Tour conductor: Ms. Katja Pettersen                                                                                                     Trasti & Trine                                       traditional Sámi tent called Lavvo while tasting                                                                                                                     Welcome to the good life here in the arctic: dog     some of the local Sámi cuisine. Join him for a ride
       Tel.: +47 916 25 408                                                                                                                    sledding in the magnificent Finnmark landscape       with his reindeers on a sledge.
     • Clothing: Warm and leisurely clothing                                                                                                   and authentic, local and unique cuisine. Here they
                                                                                                                                               live and work in close contact with the elements.
     • Target groups: FITs and smaller groups                                                                                                                         Juhls Silvergallery
       interested in local culture and food, 		                                                                                                                                                     Delve into an oasis of inspiration and contrasts,
       world heritage and nature-based soft                                                                                                    Sami Siida                                           containing fantastic jewellery designed and hand-
       activities – live like a local                                                                                                          Genuine experience of Sami culture, traditions       made in the heart of the Inner Finnmark inspired
     • Max. participants: 15                                                                                                                   and way of life in Alta.                             by the Sámi culture and nature of the Finnmark
                                                                                                                                                                          plateau, a lovely chosen selection of handicraft
     • Min participants: 6                                                                                                                                                                          from all Scandinavia and an architecture that has
                                                                                                                                                                                                    its very own history.
     Programme may be subject to change                                                                                                                                                   

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Highlights on pre-tour G                                                                             Accommodation on pre-tour G

Sámi Dáiddaguovddáš                                                                                  Alta
Dive into the contemporary art expressions of the                                                    Sorrisniva
younger Sámi generation at the contemporary art                                                      Sorrisniva 20
centre in Karasjok.                                                                                  NO-9518 Alta                                                                     Tel.: +47 78 43 33 76
Karasjok Camping                                                                           
Accompany Silje Halonen on a storytelling
evening tour giving you a glimpse of the Sámi                                                        Bjørnfjell lodge
mythology around a cosy bonfire and who knows,                                                       Nordelvdalen 200, Rafsbotn
maybe even lady Aurora Borealis cares to join and                                                    NO-9517 Alta
listen.                                                                                              Tel.: +47 906 99 741                                                                                                                         Lindesnes Lighthouse © Thomas Rasmus Skaug

Kven Institutt
Explore the culture and history of the Kven                                                          Karasjok
minority of Norway at their very own institute in                                                    Scandic Karasjok
Porsanger.                                                                                           Leavnnjageaidnu 49                                                                              NO-9730 Karasjok
                                                                                                     Phone +47 78 46 89 00                                                Flights
Juga brewery & Rydningen mat (Antique store)                                               
A brewery with coastal Sámi spirit and local arctic                                                                Thursday 26th of March:
ingredients accompanied by local cuisine from                                                                                                                             Latest arrival at Alta Airport: 20:25.
Rydningen farm in antic surroundings, an
experience for all of your senses                                                                                                                                         Please allow approx. 1,5 hrs for check-in/                                                                                                                                          transfer in Oslo.
geri-1923811241245470/                                                                                                                                                    Flight to Alta must be booked and paid for                                                                                                                                              by each participant.

                                                                                                                                                                          Sunday 29th of March:
                                                                                                                                                                          18:05 Dep. Lakselv Airport with WF957
                                                                                                                                                                          18:55 Arr. Tromsø Airport Langnes
                                                                                                                                                                          19:45 Dep. Tromsø Airport Langnes with
                                                                                                                                                                          22:00 Arr. Trondheim Airport Værnes

                                                                                                                                                                          This flight will be booked by Innovation
                                                                                                                                                                          Norway and will be invoiced with a cost of
                                                      Porcelain museum, Porsgrunn © Visit Telemark                                                                        NOK 2.710,- plus 25 % VAT.

                                                                                                                                                                          See additional information on page 2.

Escape Room Telemark © Visit Telemark

                                                                                                     Lindesnes Lighthouse keeper, Kjell Olsen © Thomas Rasmus Skaug

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Post-tour H                                                                                                                                    Highlights on post-tour H

Oslo Region – the home

                                                                                         Northern Norway

of the greatest Vikings,
explorers and artists                                                                                                                          Sneak peak in the new Munch Museum in Oslo
                                                                                                                                               (opens spring 2020)
                                                                                                                                               Edvard Munch is one of the most renowned
(Oslo Region)
                                                                                                                                               figures in art history. When the new Munch           Visit Kistefos and the newly opened museum
                                                                                                                                               Museum opens in the spring 2020, his artistry        The Twist
                                                                   Central Norway                                                              will finally get the space it deserves. Across 13    A symbiose between industry, sculpture and art.
                                                                                                                                               floors, visitors will be able to see more of Munch   The history of Kistefos started with the old wood
Description                                                                                                                                    than ever before, and masterpieces such as The       pulp mill more than 100 years ago. The industrial
                                                                        Eastern Norway
                                                                                                                                               Scream will always be on display.                    history is a running theme throughout the park
Fringed by forests, ringed by hills, surrounded                                                                                                                 and is inextricably linked to Kistefos` history. The
                                                         Fjord Norway
by lakes, Norway’s capital Oslo is something of                                                                                                                                                     river Randselva runs through the entire area and
an undiscovered gem. Join us on a tour into the                           Oslo
                                                                                                                                                                                                    was in the early days the very foundation for the
taste, culture, art and history of the Oslo Region,                                                                                                                                                 industry at the site. Today, it materializes as a
                                                           Southern Norway
in close encounter with the spectacular and                                                                                                                                                         beautiful and soothing signature.
unspoilt nature, challenging activities and the                                                                                                                                           
local culture and way of life.

                                                                                                           Ramme Farm @Akershus Reiselivsråd
                                                      Skrik 1910 @Munch Museum

     • Duration: 2nd-5th of April 2020
     • Organisers: Visit Oslo Region,                                                                                                        Exclusive tour at the ecological Ramme Farm
     • Tour conductor: Ms. Renate Jacobsen                                                                                                     with the spectacular art gallery (E. Munch a.o),                                                                                                       the beautiful park and the hotel (opens spring
       Tel.: +47 994 91 836                                                                                                                    2020)
     • Clothing: Warm and leisurely clothing
     • Target groups: FITs and small groups
     • Max. participants: 15
     • Min participants: 6

     Programme may be subject to change

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Kistefos Museum ©Big Dezeen

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Highlights on post-tour H                                                                                    Accommodation on post-tour H

                                                                                                             Quality Hotel Fredrikstad
                                                                                                             Nygata 2-6
The old town of Fredrikstad                                                                                  NO-1607 Fredrikstad
The star-shaped old town of Fredrikstad                                                                      Tel.: +47 69 39 30 00
founded in 1567 is the best preserved fortress                                                     
town in Northern Europe. The town gives you a                                                      
sense of history, but it is no museum – people                                                               tel-fredrikstad/?_ga=1.179603044.1380514414.141
live and work here. The quarter is home to many                                                              7794243
galleries, craftsmen and cosy shops, restaurants
and cafes.                                                                                                   Hønefoss                                                             Klækken hotel
                                                                                                             Hadelandsveien 386                                   Pacific Oysters in the Oslo Fjord ©visitfredrikstadhvaler

                                                                                                             NO-3514 Hønefoss
                                                                                                             Tel.: +47 32 14 00 00

                                                                                                             Oscarsborg Fortress Hotel
                                                                                                             Tel.: +47 64 90 40 00                                    Flights
                                                                                                          Thursday 2nd of April:
                                                                                                             sort/en/                                                 08:20 Dep. Trondheim Airport Værnes
                                                                                                                                                                             with WF481
                                                                                                                                                                      09:30 Arr. Torp Airport Sandefjord
                                                      Viking Planet ©Viking Planet

                                                                                                                                                                      This flight will be booked by Innovation
                                                                                                                                                                      Norway and will be invoiced with cost of
                                                                                                                                                                      NOK 1.235,- plus 25 % VAT.

                                                                                                                                                                      Sunday 5th of April:
                                                                                                                                                                      Earliest departure from Oslo Airport at:
                                                      Harvest Pacific oysters in the Oslo Fjord                                                                       09:00.
                                                      The oysters that are most common in the Oslo
                                                      fjord are actually not supposed to be there. They                                                               Return flight from Oslo must be booked
                                                      originate from the Pacific Ocean, brought here                                                                  and paid for by each participant.
Old Town Fredrikstad ©Sten Helberg
                                                      for aquaculture and by ballast water. The Pacific
                                                      oyster is bigger than the Norwegian one, which                                                                  See additional information on page 2.
                                                      is rare to find these days and should be left alone.
                                                      The Pacific oysters are taking over the local
Visit Viking Planet                                   biodiversity because they cover large stone areas
The first digital Viking museum in the world. The     where you would normally find other, more local
Viking planet is a 1600 square meter digital          shells.
museum located next to the Oslo city hall. This is
the first of several Viking planets to be launched    We harvest them and hand them over to a
in Norway and abroad in the years to come. A          restaurateur, who already has prepared a meal
digital portal to the Viking age, the Viking planet   with oysters steamed, fried or raw, with small
offers a variety of unique experi-ences based on      pieces of fresh rhubarb and apple vinegar. We
the Viking heritage of Norway, more than a            enjoy the meal on the beach, with a glass of wine.     Klækken Hotel ©Klækken Hotel
thousand years ago.                           By joining this tour and promote the product you
                                                      contribute to limit the spread of the Pacific
                                                      oysters in Norway.

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Post-tour I                                                                                                                                            Highlights on post-tour I

Amazing view in

                                                                                       Northern Norway                                                 Tour de Silver Mines - Kongsberg
                                                                                                                                                       Join a train ride to the King’s mine that takes you
Southern mountains                                                                                                                                     342 meters below the surface and 2,3 km into the

of Norway                                                                                                                                    

(Telemark / Buskerud)
                                                                                                                                                       Take a look at Destination Gaustas great
                                                                                                                                                       upgrades and development:
                                                                  Central Norway
                                                                                                                                                       Ski activities at Gausta
Description                                                                                                                                            Alpine or cross country
                                                                      Eastern Norway
Soft nature-based activities, great histories and
                                                       Fjord Norway
local food in Southern Norway                                                                                                                          Ice bath and floating sauna at Gaustablikk
Visiting Southern mountains of Norway                                                                                                                  ing-sauna/
                                                          Southern Norway
(Telemark and Buskerud) is nature-based
activities, world known history and great, local
food. This trip will give your clients an amazing
mountain view achievable for everyone, soft
hiking experiences combined with great stories,
comfortable accommodation and culinary
experiences. Easy to reach for our European

For tour operators serving FITs or groups with
                                                    Gaustatoppen ©Visittelemark
nature-based activities, local food, historical

                                                                                                         Vemork power station ©Bjørn Harry Schønhaug

                                                                                                                                                                                                             View from Gaustatoppen ©Visittelemark

                                                                                                                                                                                                             The giant sun mirrors at Rjukan
                                                                                                                                                                                                             We take a moment to hear the story about the
                                                                                                                                                                                                             sun mirrors at Rjukan, bring sundown to Rjukan
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Square deep down in the valley during winter
     • Duration: 2nd–5th of April 2020
                                                                                                                                                                                                             months, when it is normally shady.
     • Organiser: Visit Telemark,                                                                                                                      Sunrise at Gaustatoppen – explore the secret                                                                                                                           tunnel                                                sun-mirrors-in-rjukan/3632/?lang=uk
     • Tour conductor: Kjetil Østlie                                                                                                                   Telemark’s majestic mountain towers at 1883
                                                                                                                                                       metres above sea level. Gaustatoppen is one of        Vemork Power Plant - Heavy Water Sabotage
       Tel.: +47 907 54 292
                                                                                                                                                       Norway’s most characteristic mountain peaks           History / UNESCO World Heritage - The Rjukan–
                                                                                                                                                       regarded as the most beautiful one. Panorama          Notodden Industrial Heritage Site
     • Clothing: Warm and leisurely clothing.                                                                                                          view of Southern Norway, able to see a sixth of       This is where Norsk Hydro revolutionised food
                                                                                                                                                       all of Norway. Experience Gaustabanen up to the       production globally by creating fertilizer. During
     • Target groups: Tour operators serving
                                                                                                                                                       top, a cableway build by the military inside of the   WW2 the famous sabotage of the production of
       FITs or groups with nature-based activi
                                                                                                                                                       mountain, which now is open for tourists. Near        heavy water took place at Vemork, Rjukan. We
       ties, local food, historical tourists
                                                                                                                                                       the top lies Gaustatoppen’s tourist cabin.            will walk parts of the sabotage trail and visit the
     • Max. participants: 15                                                                                                                           #epicmoment                                           heavy water cellar.
     • Min. participants: 8                                                                                                                       
     Programme may be subject to change

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Highlights on post-tour I                                                                 Accommodation on post-tour I

Winter activities in Vrådal                                                               Gaustablikk Høyfjellshotell
Vrådal is an all-year tourist destination with                                            Kvitåvatnvegen 372
activities for the whole family such as hiking, golf                                      NO-3660 Rjukan
course beautifully situated on an island in lake                                          Tel.: +47 35 09 14 22
Nisser, canoeing, fishing, sightseeing and                                      
swimming. The veteran boat M/S Fram sails from                                  
May to October.                                                                           likk-hoyfjellshotell/
The ski resort has 18 runs totalling 15 km and 8
lifts, including a chair lift with 8 seats. Vrådal is                                     Vrådal
a ski resort for the whole family with runs for all                                       Straand Hotel
levels.                                                                                   Kviteseidvegen 1698                                              NO-3853 Vrådal                              The boat Fram in Vrådal ©Visittelemark

                                                                                          Tel.: +47 35 06 90 00
Vest Telemark Museum / Eidsborg Stave church.                                   
With Norway’s oldest pagan wooden building
from 1167 and the famous stave church dated
back to the 13th century.                                                                                               Flights
                                                                                                                                          Thursday 2nd of April:
                                                                                                                                          09:20 Dep. Trondheim Airport Værnes
                                                                                                                                                 with SK347
                                                                                                                                          10:20 Arr. Oslo Airport

                                                                                                                                          This flight will be booked by Innovation
                                                                                                                                          Norway and will be invoiced with a cost of
                                                                                                                                          NOK 1.235,- plus 25 % VAT.

                                                                                                                                          Sunday 5th of April:
                                                                                                                                          Earliest departure from Torp – approx. 13.00
                                                                                                                                          Earliest departure from OSL – approx. 15.00
                                                                                                                                          (direct train from Torp to OSL approx. 2 hrs.)

                                                                                                                                          Return flight must be booked and paid for
                                                                                                                                          by each participant.

                                                                                                                                          See additional information on page 2.

                                                        Hiking in Vrådal ©Visittelemark

Floating sauna at Gaustablikk ©Visittelemark

                                                                                          Eidsborg stave church ©Visittelemark

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Post-tour J                                                                                                                                      Highlights on post-tour J

Cultural & culinary

                                                                                         Northern Norway                                         Ryfylke
                                                                                                                                                 Enjoy a Fjord Cruise on the Lysefjord and feast
spring awakening in                                                                                                                              your eyes on the majestic Preikestolen which
                                                                                                                                                 seems to reach into the sky above. We also take

Fjord Norway                                                                                                                                     you to Vagabond’s Cave and tell you the legend of
                                                                                                                                                 this mysterious opening in the mountain. Enjoy
                                                                                                                                                 the striking scenery from the comfort of the
(Fjord Norway)
                                                                                                                                                 boat’s sheltered cabin, with panoramic windows
                                                                                                                                                 all around, or venture out on the spacious
                                                                    Central Norway                                                               sundeck.

Description                                                                                                                                      Afterwards we’ll take you to the Preikestolen
                                                                       Eastern Norway
                                                                                                                                                 Fjellstue for some Outdoor Cooking in the wild
“To Go Viking” was originally an expression used                                                                                                 nature. After a little hike to Refsvatnet we take
                                                        Fjord Norway
by Scandinavians to describe traveling overseas.                                                                                                 canoes to get to the ”Water Camp” for the
Fjord Norway is an all year destination, famous                           Oslo
for its beautiful summer season when the fjords
                                                           Southern Norway
are full of colours and the days never seem to
end. If you want to experience a time of year that
truly brings forward the authentic toughness of
what Fjord Life is all about then you need to come
and join us during our Go Viking season: Go Viking
in the fjords between October and April. Because
then you can explore the awe-inspiring nature
and landscape that our Viking ancestors enjoyed.

We invite you to explore Fjord Norway during the
                                                     Langfoss waterfall © Mattias Fredriksson
spring season as we are travelling from the
Destination Ryfylke to the coastal city Haugesund
until we finish in Stavanger.

                                                                                                           Outdoor cooking ©Outdoorlife Norway
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Preikestolen ©Moxey

   • Duration: 2nd–5th of April 2020
   • Organiser: Fjord Norway,
   • Tour conductor: Kristina Bieda
     Tel.: +47 480 00 907
                                                                                                                                                 We’ll continue on the Norwegian Scenic Route         Visit Haugesund
   • Clothing: Warm and leisurely clothing.                                                                                                      Ryfylke which is full of contrasts, from high bar-   This is the area where Vikings used to live and
     Wind and waterproof jacket/rain coat                                                                                                        ren mountains to lush hillsides and deep fjords.     where the Viking Kings had their Royal seat. In
     and solid shoes for outdoor activities.                                                                                                                                                          Haugesund and its surroundings you will
   • Target groups: This post-tour is based                                                                                                      We will stay the night at the family run Ryfylke     experience the best of what Norway has to
     on cultural and culinary experiences                                                                                                        Fjordhotel, which attaches great importance to       offer. Fjord, waterfall, coast- and city culture,
     suitable for operators working with                                                                                                         personal service, good food and pleasant             the unique Viking history and idyllic islands are
     groups and FIT                                                                                                                              surroundings for its guests.                         among the attractions you will find in this region.
   • Max. participants: 20                                                                                                                       ikestolen/                                           Experience wonderful Åkrafjord on a Fjord cruise
   • Min participants: 10                                                                                                                                    with MS „Stein Viking“. This is how you get the
                                                                                                                                               best view towards the huge number of attrac-
   Programme may be subject to change                                                                                                                   tions offered by Åkrafjord. There could not be
                                                                                                                                                 ter-camp/?lang=en                                    bigger contrasts between farms without road
                                                                                                                                                                                                      connections, naked rock walls and fertile cultured

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landscapes, discoveries from the Stone Age and       house, a new Virtual Reality-based attraction, we      Sand in Ryfylke
small power stations. The highlight of this cruise   will hear and experience the great sagas about         Ryfylke Fjordhotel
is the view towards Langfoss waterfall, which has    “Harald Fairhair”, Norway’s first king who unified     Verven 9A
an impressive drop height of 612 metres.             Norway to one kingdom in 872. The last battle          NO-4230 Sand
                                                     took place near Stavanger. We will also visit the      Tel.: +47 52 79 27 00
Afterwards we’ll enjoy a wonderful meal with         memorial “Three swords in stone” at Hafrsfjord.
exciting local food in the beautiful surroundings                                                 
of Eljervik farm while listening to the roar from    For lunch we’ll enjoy a view over the harbour at
the waterfall! In Eljervik you’ll find room for      Bølgen & Moi. After lunch we’ll learn more about       Haugesund
relaxation, reflection or creative activities.       Stavanger’s history as the “oil capital” by a guided   Scandic Maritim
                                                     tour at the Norwegian Petroleum Museum. In             Åsbygata 3
Haugesund is home to the Haugesund Theatre,          the evening you’ll prepare your dinner yourselves:     NO-5528 Haugesund
which is one of Norway’s national institutional      Social Cooking (and Taste of Norway) wants to          Tel.: +47 52 86 30 00                          Social cooking with Marialaura ©Social Cooking

theatres and only works with artists on a high       gather people around the kitchen table and share
professional level. We invite you to see parts of    the passion for food. We want to show the best of
two different plays that are both suitable for an    local products, cook traditional dishes and share
international audience: Henrik Ibsen’s “Brand”       them all together for a dinner.                        Stavanger
and “Halvs saga – a Viking play”. You will also            Scandic Stavanger City
learn about local food traditions at a culinary      tions/old-stavanger                                    Reidar Bergesgt. 9
workshop at Brovingen Mat & Vin.                       NO-4013 Stavanger                                  Flights                               viking-house-p4791683                                  Tel.: +47 21 61 52 00                                       Thursday 2nd of April:               tions/swords-in-rock                                07:00 Dep. Trondheim Airport Værnes                            stavanger/scandic-stavanger-city                          with SK4489
brovingen-mat-and-vin-p962423                                                                             08:10 Arr. Stavanger Airport Sola
Region Stavanger                                                                                                                                               This flight will be booked by Innovation
In Stavanger we’ll enjoy some city sightseeing                                                                                                                 Norway and will be invoiced with a cost of
including a walk through Old Stavanger which                                                                                                                   NOK 1.325,- plus 25 % VAT.
consists of 173 wooden houses. In the Viking
                                                                                                                                                               Sunday 5th of April:
                                                                                                                                                               Earliest departure from Stavanger: 09.50

                                                                                                                                                               Return flight must be booked and paid for
                                                                                                                                                               by each participant.

                                                                                                                                                               See additional information on page 2.

Seafood at Brovingen restaurant ©Brovingen           Norwegian Petroleum Museum ©Espen Grønli

                                                                                                            Brovingen restaurant ©Brovingen

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