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Highlights in Norway

  • Norwegian fjords, Nature lovers’ paradise
  • Cities of culture
  • The Northern Lights

Best Holiday Homes & Rentals in Norway

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Holiday Rental for 2 People in Balestrand, Vestland
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Balestrand, Vestland
Holiday Rental • 48 m² • 2 Bedrooms
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Welcome to this cozy cottage in a good location. The house is situated high on the shore of the Sognefjord and from the cottage you have a beautiful view of the fjord. Sognefjord is Norway's longest and deepest fjord and there is good fishing here. The area also offers a nice hiking area. From the cottage it is about 5 km to Balestrand. In Balestrand you can visit the tumuli Belehaugane, once given away by Kaiser Wilhelm II. Also visit the Sognefjord Akvarium, which shows life on the fjord. If you want to take a longer trip, both Sogndal and Skjolden are worth a visit. Neighbor: N22019.
from €40 / night
Holiday Rental for 2 People in Kvinnherad, Vestland
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Kvinnherad, Vestland
Holiday Rental • 27 m² • 1 Bedroom
Charming cottage in charming location near the fjord and mountains on the property with 3 other cottages.The cottages are located on a large plot with beautiful flowers, trees and shrubs. Here you can enjoy a panoramic view of the Hardangerfjord and the surrounding mountains. The blue fjord, the green slopes and the mountain peaks are a beautiful sight that can take your breath away. You can enjoy the view with a cup of coffee on the terrace or in the large garden. In the living room you can enjoy the warmth of the fireplace on cold days. On the property there is also a cozy, communal barbe...
from €35 / night
Holiday Rental for 4 People in Holtålen, Sør-Trøndelag
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Holtålen, Sør-Trøndelag
Holiday Rental • 30 m² • 1 Bedroom
Cozy log cabin in undisturbed location in Haltdalen. Beautiful view of a small lake. Here you can also test your fishing luck right away. The road to the cottage is closed by a barrier. The house does not have running water and the spring is 200 meters from the house. One bed is only 180cm long. In the waterfall Eggafossen you can see the salmon jumping. A short distance away is the national park Forollhogna. Here you are very close to the beautiful Norwegian nature and absolutely undisturbed. If you do need a change of scenery ? Trondheim is not far away.
from €10 / night

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Prices and availability

Current Holiday letting prices in Norway

€183for 30 Sep - 7 Oct
€197 annual average
Average price per week

Current holiday letting availability in Norway

46%for 30 Sep - 7 Oct
51% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Holiday homes and rentals in Norway

Sea and lakeside holiday homes in Norway

Norway is a land of fjords, mountains, lakes and rivers contrasting with the bustling and attractive capital city of Oslo. Typical homes in Norway are traditional Norwegian wooden houses, with views over soaring snow-capped mountains blanketed with trees, rushing rivers and peaceful lakes. Oslo offers modern and stylish homes living with stunning views of this attractive and cosmopolitan city.

Timber-built chalets in the countryside, comfortable penthouses in the city.

Norway’s peaceful countryside is home to spacious and welcoming holiday homes, all built to keep the interior cosy and warm in the cooler winter weather, and which offer panoramic floor to ceiling windows for you to revel in the unparalleled Norwegian vistas. Many holiday homes are on the edge of a lake or beach, spacious and suitable for large groups. City homes are finished to a high standard and are snug and warm.

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The area and getting around

A country of majestic natural beauty

Oslo is the main city through which visitors enter the country, but there are other smaller regional airports further north such as Bergen and Trondheim. Norway is a long, thin country with the tip reaching into an arctic paradise, and the thriving capital city of Oslo in the south. Slashed with staggeringly beautiful fjords, the majority of Norway is undisturbed wilderness and a haven for hikers and those who love the wild outdoors.

Culturally strong cities

Norway isn’t just about the views, its major cities are a must-see destination in themselves. Unheralded Oslo is in fact an architectural marvel, with notable not-to-be-missed visitor attractions including the unusual Mortensrud Church and the strikingly modern Norwegian Opera and Ballet. Bergen, Norway’s second city, is the gateway to the fjords and home to Norway’s quintessential multi-coloured wooden houses.

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Norway for nature lovers

Norway’s towering mountains and lush forests starkly, yet perfectly, contrast with the jaw-dropping sights of the fjords and rivers which cut through them. Animal lovers flock to Svalbard, home to the world’s most northern town, Longyearbyen, to see arctic animals such as polar bears, arctic foxes, walruses and whales. Or visit the Jotunheimen National Park, which boasts an incredible 60 glaciers, northern Europe’s highest peak, and hiking routes which lead you past cavernous ravines, mirror-calm lakes and plunging crystal-clear waterfalls. Perhaps you’d prefer the peace of the forest? Around 37% of Norway is forest or woodlands, but go with a tour guide as it’s easy to get lost!

Norway for foodies

Norway boasts a surprising array of delicious cuisine. As you’d expect from a country so defined by its coastline, its fresh fish and seafood is second to none. Perhaps you’d prefer to enjoy some famous local forest game? Then make sure to try out moose or reindeer. Norway is known for the creative and unusual ways it preserves food – why not try smoked sheep’s head, gamalost cheese – an aged and pungent offering – or lutefisk, a jelly-like preserve of cod, which, despite its odd texture, has a pleasant, mild taste.

Norway is home to Hell – but don’t worry, it’s just a small town of the same name in the north of the country!

Top 5 travel tips in Norway

1. Marvel at the Northern Lights

A winter-time trip to Norway is incomplete without watching the iconic Northern Lights dance across the sky. The best time to view is between November and March between 8am and 2pm, and the best place to catch them is the city of Tromso in the far north of Norway.

2. Meet the Viking explorers

With many of the powerful Vikings having set off from Norway on their journeys to new lands, it’s only natural that Oslo would host one of the most important Viking museums in the world. Featuring three original Viking ships from the years 800 and 900, and myriad artefacts that the Vikings carried with them on their long, hard journeys, this is a fascinating insight into one of Europe’s most successful civilisations.

3. Scavenge in safety

Norway permits people to roam freely over uncultivated parts of the country, and you’ll find and abundance of berries and mushrooms in the beautiful forests. And there is a 24/7 free English speaking hotline if you want to check you’ve not picked anything poisonous!

4. Take in some local culture at Vigeland Sculpture park

At one of Norway’s most highly-visited tourist attractions, sculptor Gustav Vigeland not only filled the Vigeland Sculpture park in Oslo with over 200 of his original works, but was also the architect of the park itself. If Vigeland’s work grabs your imagination, follow up with a trip to the museum of his early works, and preparatory pieces for the sculpture park.

5. Take a boat trip through the Geirangerfjord

A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Geirangerfjord region is considered to be one of the most magnificent fjord regions on Earth. The panoramic views and outrageous scenery will make your journey through the fjords of Geirangerfjord one that you will forever hold dear.

FAQs: Holiday Homes & Rentals in Norway

On average, what was the cost for holiday homes in Norway in 2020, during the period hit by the pandemic?

Norway is one of the most expensive countries in Europe. The costs for a holiday rental here amounts to about €356.62 per night.

When can you get the best deals on holiday rentals in Norway?

If you want to save as much as possible during your visit to Norway, pack your bags and travel there in November (€153.12 per night on average), December (€153.4), or October (€207.75) to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

When does the price of holiday rentals in Norway go up the most?

In 2020, the month that had the highest annual average in Norway was July, with an average price of €570.94 per night. This was followed by February, with an average of €469.52, and June, with €433.9.

Is it necessary to plan a trip to Norway well in advance?

It is better to book your stay in plenty of time when visiting Norway, as only 44% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.

Which months offer the highest availability?

May, June, and September are, in order of highest to lowest, the months that present the largest number of properties available, with respective average availability figures of 63.8%, 61.25% and 48%.

During which months are there fewer rentals available in Norway?

Holiday rentals in Norway reach their peak in demand in July, with an availability rate of 26%. The second most requested month is August, with 33.6%, and the third is February with 38.2%.

How many holiday homes are there in Norway?

We have collected the offers from 20 different partners in Norway, so we can offer you around 6200 properties. You're going to have a hard time choosing your favourite!

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