Norway is a Scandinavian country encompassing mountains, glaciers and deep coastal fjords. Oslo, the capital, is a city of green spaces and museums, including the Edvard Munch Museum and the Norsk Folkemuseum, a collection of open-air historic buildings. Preserved 10th-century Viking ships are displayed at the Vikingskipshuset. Norway is also known for fishing, hiking and skiing – notably at Lillehammer Olympic resort.
Bodø is a town and a municipality in Nordland county, Norway and the nearest magical city to Durmstrang. It is part of the traditional region of Salten and it is the capital of Nordland county. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Bodø.
Tromsø is also known as "the Paris of the north" and can offer visitors anything from quiet fishing villages to lively music festivals. Many of the visitors are local wizards and students of Durmstrang.
Norway's capital and largest city is a thousand years old, and has plenty of experiences to offer, from Michelin-starred restaurants and urban art, theatre and opera to hiking, biking and skiing in the forests of the city's outskirts.
Trondheim, historically Kaupangen, Nidaros and Trondhjem, is a city and municipality in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. With a population of 181,513, it is the third most populous municipality in Norway, although the fourth largest urban area.