Combine a behind-the-scenes exploration of Osloed by a resident expert with some time in the wilds of the Arctic Circle and Fjordregion, experiencing authentic Norwegian lifestyle, food, landscapes, and culture throughout. Beginning in the beautiful and historic capital, take in some of the city's cultural highlights guided by Jan Sortland, a local historian, and genealogist. Jan has an appreciation and impressive knowledge of the art world and has close connections with the. National Gallery in Oslo and the Edvard. Munch Museum. Your time here will include a private tour of the Viking Ship Museum with a curator to view authentic 1200 years. old Viking ships; out-of-hours access to the Munch Museum and a private tour. with the curator; a visit to the Opera House, meeting the manager before enjoying an evening performance; and reservations at some of Oslo's best seasonal restaurants frequented by locals in the know. Take to the skies and cross the Arctic Circle en route to Leknes and on to an
idyllic fishing village for three nights in traditional "seasonal houses" built on stilts on the water's edge. Go deep-sea fishing for cod in the Lofoten Sea, then have it prepared the Norwegian way by your private chef that evening.
•Sample a traditional dinner with a local Norwegian family in their home
•Visit charming fishing villages, art galleries, and a full-scale replica of a Viking King’s home
•Take a high. speed RIB expedition into the lesser-known areas of the Lofoten. archipelago
•Get away from it all in an eco-lodge blended into the surrounding mountains and rivers