Southern Norway is known for its scenic beauty found in the beautiful villages by the coast, the bubbling city life in the capital Oslo, and the majestic fjords. From the zoo in Krisitansand to the fjord region in Lysefjord, the sights to see and experience in Southern Norway are linitless. Planning a trip according to the weather and climate can help prevent any setbacks.
Southern Norway In The Summer
Summer is pleasant and warm, and the southern region of Norway is where summer sets in as a distinct season. The summer season in Norway lasts from the end of June to the middle of August. The season is stable, with warm and bright days, long days. A positive aspect of the summer in southern Norway is that the days are not humid, so travelling around and sightseeing is a pleasant experience. Swimming is a popular activity in southern Norway during the summers. Tourists should plan a visit to the coastal regions to make the most of the weather.
Autumn In Southern Norway
Autumn in southern Norway comes in the months of September and October. The weather can be stormy, with a lot of rain. Places close to the coast remain warmer than the inland regions. Crisp air and beautiful landscapes are a trademark of the season. The season is a good time to visit the various national parks, and nature lovers can also enjoy berry hunting and mushroom hunting trips. River rafting is an exciting activity that one can also enjoy during this season.
A Winter Holiday In Southern Norway
Snow storms are a common feature of winter in southern Norway. The temperatures drop drastically and it can be very cold, but beautiful. The coastal areas experience a comparatively milder winter season, but it is important to be prepared for gales, storms and rains in these parts as well. The season lasts from the end of November to early April. Winter sports are the main attraction of this season. Cross-country skiing is especially popular with both tourists and locals alike, and since skiing is one of the biggest tourism attractions in the region, there are several prepared trails and slopes with varying degrees of difficulty. One can also try out ice skating on the lakes or outdoor rinks as well as participating in kite skiing classes. One can also rent snowmobiles, and explore the wilderness. Reindeer safari trips are very popular and one can also visit the reindeer herding regions in these areas to experience the culture of raising herds first-hand.
Springtime In Southern Norway
The season comes to Southern Norway sooner than other parts of the country, in the month of April. The weather gets warme,r and the region gets lighter each day. Trees and flowers are in full-bloom in the season. To experience the beauty of Norway's spring, visit a farm where you can witness lambs being born and other springtime activities in full swing. Picnics on the grasslands, visiting monuments and museums, and long nature walks are most popular in this season.