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  • Norwegian Tourist Board, www.visitnorway.com: This is the official travel guide to Norway, welcoming you to this far-northern outpost with lots of tips on attractions and special interests, accommodations, dining, and entertainment, along with maps and notes on the weather.
  • Norway.com, www.norway.com: This is a good website for Norway, covering all the major cities, not just Oslo and Bergen, but Ålesund, Tønsberg, Hamar, Kristiansand S, and Lillehammer, among others. Travel-planning data is highlighted, as are the best travel deals.
  • Explore Fjord Norway, www.fjordnorway.com: This site focuses on one of Scandinavia's most visited attractions, the fjord country of western Norway. It provides information on fjord trips and cruises, with details for the active vacationer on climbing, walking, and cycling, plus information about fjord culture.
  • Cruise Norway, www.cruisenorway.com: This site previews the best itineraries for those who'd like to cruise the fjords of Norway or take various Scandinavian cruises in general. Independent vacation packages are highlighted.
  • Skiing Norway and Lillehammer, www.lillehammer.com: This site is loaded with details about Norway's oldest sports resort and a venue for the 1994 Winter Olympics. The skiing terrain is previewed, along with tips on activities, accommodations, and attractions.
  • Official Site Oslo Tourist Office, www.visitoslo.com: This site promises "everything else you need to know about Oslo." That is a bit of an exaggeration, but the site explores the city in detail, with tips on attractions, restaurants, activities, accommodations, and shopping.
  • Official Internet Site for Trondheim, www.trondheim.com/engelsk: The first capital of Norway -- today a modern university city -- is explored in this databank, with pictures, useful information, a city map, and details about accommodations and attractions.
  • Bergen Guide, www.bergen-guide.com: Norway's second city is explored in some detail on this site, with a comprehensive database on maps, restaurants, shops, sports, sightseeing, transportation, accommodations, and other useful information.
  • Visit Flåm, www.visitflam.com: This site offers information about charming Flåm in the heart of the Sognefjord district. It's a major stop on the Flåm Railway, the world's most spectacular and panoramic line.
  • European Travel & Tourism Bureau, www.alltravelnorway.com/Norway/Destination_Guides/cities/Stavanger.htm: This site explores Norway's oil capital of Stavanger, with tips on accommodations, attractions, bars, cafes, sights, and restaurants.
  • European Travel & Tourism Bureau, www.alltravelnorway.com/Norway/Destination_Guides/cities/Tromso.htm: Like the site on Stavanger, this site takes you to Norway's small but spirited capital of the far north: the city of Tromsø.
  • Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.