Hotel Union Øye

The Western Fjords - Norway's best kept secret revealed

We have launched a new self-guided tour for 2019 which takes travellers to an exceptionally beautiful and usually hard to reach area of Norway - in the comfort of a private 50 Degrees North minivan! Escape the summer crowds and explore the secret gems of this stunning region.

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 Toa Heftiba

Santa Holidays in Lapland 2019

Our range of Lapland Christmas Holidays are built on the memories of our childhoods. Sneaking the neighbour's fir tree, looking for blanched almonds in our rice puddings...

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Mt Hornelen Hike, Sverre Hjornevik

Hiking in Norway: Calling all energetic adventurers to join us on an active escape to the Western Fjords

Our new tour guides you to the best hikes of Fjord Norway. Aimed at all active adventurers with a reasonable fitness level and a love for hiking, this tour takes you into the heart of the unique, secluded and exceptionally beautiful Western fjords in Norway, away from the summer crowds.

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Doris Beling

4 Ways to Experience an Authentic Scandinavian Summer

Having grown up in Finland, the thought of summer is instinctively connected to the mental image of a summer cottage by a lake or a river. Up until maybe 15 years ago, everyone's summer cottage was usually totally off grid, which meant that summer holidays and weekends were spent swimming (usually stark naked), fishing, rowing a boat in the cool waters near the cottage...

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