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Articles about Norway
Vikings explored, pillaged, settled and traded their way in 300 years across the North Atlantic in the Longships to Iceland and Greenland or south through Europe/Russia to Istanbul and Persia. Learn more on a small group educational tour for senior couples and mature solo travellers interested in Viking history.
An Article on the early trading of Germany and the Baltic states by an Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers who are curious.
Sami People of the Arctic
The Sámi people are the only indigenous people of the European Union and are one of the oldest living cultures of our planet. Article for senior couples and mature single travellers curious about the Samii people and Viking culture that stretches across the Faroe Islands, Norway, Sweden and Finland on a small group educational tour.
Vikings-explorers, raiders, traders
Article introducing Vikings and Outhere the explorer. Learn more on a small group educational tour for senior couples and mature solo travelers going to Iceland, Greenland, the Arctic circle or the Orkney islands.
Viking History of Greenland
The Vikings explored the Arctic circle for 5 centuries reaching Greenland as well as North America. Learn about the history of the Vikings before enjoying a small group tour for senior couples and mature solo travellers.
Sami culture within the Vikings
Article about the Sami culture of the Arctic circle for small group educational tours for senior couples and mature single travellers interested in learning about the Vikings and their journeys into the Atlantic and south across Russia.
Photographing the Northern Lights: The Definitive Guide
Photographing the Northern Lights. How to Capture the Beauty of the Northern Lights. The Aurora Borealis, commonly called the Northern Lights, as well as the Aurora Australis, the Southern Lights, are two the world’s most…
The science of the Northern Lights Although many are more familiar with the Northern Lights, the natural phenomenon is not exclusive to the Northern Hemisphere. The polar lights are caused by solar activity. When there…
Questions about Norway for senior travellers
Escorted small group tours for mature and senior travellers to Norway. Designed for couples and solo travellers who like to explore and enjoy learning about the woollen sails of the Vikings, photographing the Northern lights as they travel to Oslo, Tromso, or the arctic circle.
The Viking's Woollen Sails
Vikings and Their Use of Wool for Sails This educational article aims to help senior travellers immerse in the world of vikings before they take part in a memorable travel experience across Scandinavia. It helps…
The Arctic Circle
The Arctic Circle is the most northernly major circle of latitude, at approximately 66°30′ N. It marks the area within which, for one or more days each year, the Sun does not set (June 21) or rise (December 21), and the length of continuous day or night increases northward.
Royal and Ancient Polar Bear Society, Hammerfest, Norway
The Society is dedicated to preserving the culture of Hammerfest. The polar bear is the city’s coat of arms and was therefore chosen as the society’s logo.
Tromsø, Norway Tromsø is the largest city of Northern Norway and one of the most popular destination in the country to watch the Northern Lights for a memorable holiday. Tromsø lies 350 km north of…
Small group tours to Norway
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10 daysOct, Jan
Northern Lights Small Group tour | Visit Norway and Finland
Visiting Finland, Norway
Odyssey's small group tour following the Northern Lights allows you to experience serene snow-covered Arctic landscapes. Throughout our journey guides and specialists will outline the history of this stark region and the nature of the peoples who wrested their living from it. A unique opportunity to view this natural phenomenon travelling as part of a small group.
From A$8,750 AUDView Tour
Scandinavia tours for mature travellers
Visiting Denmark, Norway
Uncover on a small group tour for couples and solo travellers, a Viking past and view of the world’s biggest fjords on this journey through Scandinavia. In low-lying Denmark our small group journey takes us to visit the Zeeland, the sea land, and our program includes the vibrant capital of Copenhagen. In Norway we travel through endless forests, skirting great fjords to Bergen.
From A$14,295 AUDView Tour