Whereas Norway’s entry restrictions stay tight, eager vacationers and the journey business alike are holding their fingers crossed that 2022 will convey new alternatives for worldwide journey after virtually two years of coronavirus restrictions.
If you happen to’re hoping to plan a visit to Norway in 2022, there are a number of new sights set to open that will win a spot in your itinerary.
New nationwide museum
Final yr, the brand new Munch museum lastly opened as the most recent step within the bold decades-long Fjord Metropolis undertaking that may rework the Oslo waterfront from industrial blight to cultural hub.
In 2022, the following step will lastly open—and it’s set to develop into a very powerful cultural setting ever seen in Norway. The new National Museum would be the largest artwork museum within the Nordic area.
Set to open in June, the museum will convey collectively classical artwork, modern artwork and structure beneath one roof on the very coronary heart of downtown Oslo. Roughly 5,000 works from the gathering might be on show at anyone time, greater than twice the quantity throughout the earlier buildings of the outdated museum.
The museum may also develop into a brand new flagship venue for Oslo. A brand new public plaza, rooftop terrace and the 25,000 sq. foot Mild Corridor will play host to numerous cultural occasions within the years to come back.
Havila coastal route
The world’s most environmentally pleasant cruise ships are lastly beginning their life alongside the Norwegian coast. Operated for many years by Hurtigruten, Norway’s well-known coastal route now has an alternative choice for vacationers.
Havila Voyages provides the identical 12-day Bergen-Kirkenes-Bergen spherical journey made well-known by Hurtigruten alongside shorter port-to-port choices. Whereas providing fewer departures than Hurtigruten, Havila’s presence out there provides vacationers extra selection. Time will inform if the competitors will drive down fares for the flagship voyages.
Trøndelag’s meals focus
Foodies on the market could also be to know that Trondheim-Trøndelag in central Norway has been named the European area of gastronomy for 2022. Many occasions from meals festivals to intimate tasting classes might be held all year long.
Sommerro lodge in Oslo
A Nineteen Thirties landmark in Frogner has been reworked into Norway’s latest luxurious lodge. Sommerro hotel will supply 4 eating places, two bars, an enormous wellness area and the Norwegian capital metropolis’s first rooftop pool terrace.
The 231 rooms and suites will improve the choices for vacationers searching for higher-end lodging in Oslo.
A sustainable manufacturing unit attraction
Norwegian furnishings maker Vestre will quickly open its spectacular new manufacturing unit and customer heart. The Plus would be the largest single funding within the Norwegian furnishings business in a long time. Though its forest location 100km northeast of Oslo will restrict the variety of worldwide guests, the corporate hopes its customer heart might be a magnet for anybody within the inexperienced shift.
The realm across the constructing will develop into a beautiful park that includes artwork installations, exhibitions, playgrounds, picnic areas, a viewing tower and a bridge throughout the river to the city of Magnor.