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Up Norway Announces New Sustainable Journeys

by Debra Bokur

Sep 25, 2023

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Specializing in bespoke adventures in some truly spectacular locations, Up Norway proves sustainability and luxury can go hand in hand. Ideal for families and small groups, the newly launched Coastal, Rural and Urban Norway Journey takes travelers on an immersive, eight-day expedition embracing the concept of slow travel.

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The Rural segment of the trip begins with arrival in Trondheim, where travelers will head out along The Golden Road loop in their own Polestar electric car, heading north along rugged coastline rimmed with thick forests and glittering fjords. Experiences along the way take in local food and spirits, beer and handcrafted goods. Travelers also enjoy award-winning cheeses that can be paired with fresh, local juices.

For the Coastal portion of the journey, participants board a boat to the village of Veiholmen, located off Edøy on the island of Smøla. Fences are illegal in Veiholmen, leading to the next day’s activity: småtta, the practice of walking through private gardens. The town’s oldest boathouse provides the setting for dinner, where regional dishes include pickled herring and saltfish dumplings. Other activities include a wildlife-spotting kayak expedition and the opportunity to row a traditional, Viking-esque boat.

The last stage of the trip embraces the Urban component, with dinner at Michelin-starred Speilsalen and a tour to view Trondheim’s iconic wooden buildings (many of which have been transformed into bars, shops and restaurants) during a private sailing down the Nidelva River.

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This new journey is offered year-round. Prices begin at $3,848 per person based on six guests traveling together. Lodging, all local transfers, privately guided tours, select meals and a digital itinerary are included.

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