Hiking. By Johan Wildhagen.


Through an online competition we found five ambassadors who LOVE Southern Norway and that want to share their LOVE with others. Each handpicked ambassador was rewarded with five Color Line ferry trips to Southern Norway; an opportunity to explore new places, return to old favorites, make new memories and share these with friends and family.They were asked in an interview to share their stories of why they love our region so much, share tips for must-do activities or beautiful spots and tell us what makes Southern Norway so unique to them. Read their stories below.

April 13, 2017

Visiting Southern Norway with children. Tips and ideas from a Dutch traveller.

Thinking of traveling to Southern Norway with children but don’t know where to start?  Our first ever #LoveSouthernNorway Ambassador, Hettie, is just the person to help you plan a great trip. With more than 30 visits to her name, the […]
October 28, 2016

Rafting with kids in Southern Norway. Adventures of a Mother and Daughter on the Otra River

Did you know you can go rafting with children in Southern Norway? With daughter Roos by her side, Dutch blogger Fieke documented the thrilling journey down the Otra River. We loved her story so much that we have translated the blog that she […]
September 4, 2015

Family, love, adventure and Southern Norway. Experiences of a travelling mother

It’s easy to tell how much our newest Love Southern Norway ambassador loves Southern Norway. She’s visited over 45 times and has become fluent in Norwegian. These days, Susanne Hegenscheidt brings her family on visits and includes both her mother […]
August 19, 2015

Scaling Southern Norway’s greatest climbs. Stories from the top of the cliff

If you see Emil Meade in Southern Norway, you’re probably looking up at him. Climbing is Emil’s passion and you can often find him scaling our area’s famous rock faces or frozen waterfalls. When we asked Emil, who lives in […]
July 22, 2015

Cabins, silence and a million stars. Tales of recharging in the remote forests of Southern Norway

How much does Christoph Jansen love Southern Norway? Enough to buy a Cabin nearly two decades ago, which he still owns and visits frequently. Jansen named his cabin “Wissener Hytte” and even upkeeps a website about his adventures in the […]
July 8, 2015

Finding the perfect catch. Anecdotes from a Southern Norway fisherman

When Michael Olsen first visited Southern Norway for a fishing trip in 2008, he discovered a place he wants to visit for the rest of his life. “I was just so fascinated by the beautiful scenery, the friendly locals that […]