Stretching from the North Sea near Denmark and Scotland into the Arctic Ocean covering northern Finland right up to the northwestern tip of Russia, Norway features a fjord-indented coastline. Other inland regions of Norway are generally display a mountainous topography alongside cities and small towns interspersed with some of the best unspoiled natural beauty. Attracting a whole lot of hikers and skiers from all around the globe, Norway offers numerous mountains, waterfalls, lakes, woods and Ski resorts for a distinctly delightful touristic experience. Most pleasant during summer, unless you like the snow, Norway offers the rare opportunity of witnessing the spectacular natural phenomena of the ‘Midnight Sun’ and the ‘Northern Lights’.
This rugged landscape which was literally shaped by the ice-age showcases large, completely unpopulated areas which have eventually been converted into national parks. One of the most sparsely populated countries in the World, Norway predominantly is a Christian country with an overwhelming Lutheran majority. Having rejected membership to the European Union, Norway is one of the richest countries in the world supporting the Scandinavian model of development.