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Move to a Norwegian Village?


10. Make your own food. The countryside can provide opportunities for self-sufficiency, including gardening, farming, and raising livestock.

11. Big and small adventures are all around. Encounter a wide range of wildlife, from birds and hedgehogs to deer, moose and reindeer, in their natural habitats. Discover new adventures and experiences, such as foraging for wild berries or exploring hidden trails.

12. Inspiration for the artistic among us. The peaceful and scenic surroundings can be inspirational for artists, writers, and anyone seeking creative inspiration.

13. Get more privacy. Enjoy a greater sense of privacy and personal space in the countryside.

14. Why? Well, why not?

7. Being outdoors and active. Norway's countryside provides plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, fishing, and wildlife watching. Or hunting, paragliding, ice bathing or skating, for that matter.

8. Smaller places in rural areas are often characterized by their tight-knit, supportive communities where neighbors know and help each other. (Got to say, though, it doesn’t necessarily happen overnight – insert yourself into the village life.)

9. A healthier life, closer to nature. Access to fresh, locally grown products can encourage a healthier diet, and the abundance of outdoor activities can promote physical fitness.

A meadow of daisies

4. Space! Bigger house! Bigger garden! Larger properties and homes are usually more affordable in the countryside, providing ample space for gardens, hobbies, and raising animals. And for the kids to play around at.

5. Take a deep breath. The air is crisp and the water clean. The countryside offers pristine air quality and access to fresh, clean water sources, promoting a healthier lifestyle.

6. Stress management and peace of mind. Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy the peaceful, serene surroundings. You might notice reduced stress levels; nature often has that effect on people. Enjoy the freedom from the overcrowded areas and traffic congestion commonly found in cities.

1. The scenery looks really good! Norway's countryside has stunning natural landscapes, including fjords, mountains, forests, lakes, seaside, glaciers and the Northern Lights, providing a picturesque and serene environment. You know what tourists say when they drive by – “wow, imagine living here”. Well,  you can! Develop a deeper connection to the natural world, cultivate a greater appreciation for the environment.

2. Save money and discover potential local economical perks. Generally, the cost of living in rural are as is lower than in urban centers, which can lead to financial savings.

3. The safety. Norwegian villages are safe places to raise kids; the society as a whole is very safe.

Beautiful Nature Norway natural landscape aerial photography. Lovatnet lake.

Ever considering experiencing everyday life in a Norwegian village? It might be the right choice for you! Of course, life on the Norwegian countryside isn’t for everybody – but neither is life in the city. Different strokes for different folks, as they say. Here are some reasons why a Norwegian village might just up as your sweet spot.

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