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The Shield
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The Shield

The Shield in Norway is a large area of land located in the north of the country. It is comprised of the Scandinavian Mountains, the Finnmark Plateau, and the Kjølen Mountains. This area is known for its rugged terrain, vast forests, and numerous lakes. It is also home to some of the country’s most spectacular fjords.

The Shield in Norway is an ancient geological formation that has been shaped by glaciers over thousands of years. It is home to some of the oldest rocks in the world, dating back to the Precambrian era. This area is also rich in minerals, including copper, iron, and gold.

The Shield in Norway has played an important role in the country’s history. It was the site of the Battle of Svolder in 1000 AD, where the Norwegian king Olaf Tryggvason was defeated by the Swedish king Olof Skötkonung. During the Viking Age, the Shield was also the home of the powerful Jomsvikings, a legendary band of warriors.

Today, the Shield in Norway is a popular tourist destination. It is home to some of the most spectacular scenery in the country, including the Lyngen Alps, the Hardangerfjord, and the Jotunheimen National Park. It is also a great place for outdoor activities such as skiing, hiking, and fishing.

Excursion tips for a day in The Shield

Exploring the beautiful landscapes of Norway's The Shield region is a great way to spend a day. Here are some activities you can do as a tourist:

1. Take a hike along the spectacular trails of the region and explore the stunning natural scenery.

2. Go fishing in one of the many rivers and lakes in the area and catch a variety of fish.

3. Visit some of the historical sites in the region, such as the Viking burial mounds or the ruins of an old castle.

4. Try some of the local cuisine, such as reindeer stew or fish soup.

5. Visit a nearby town or village and explore the local culture and customs.

6. Go on a boat tour and experience the beauty of The Shield from the water.

7. Visit some of the many museums in the region, such as the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History or the Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology.

8. Take a scenic drive through the region and admire the stunning views.

9. Go bird watching and spot some of the rare birds that inhabit the area.

10. Enjoy some of the local activities, such as skiing, snowshoeing, or ice fishing.

Experience The Shield with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit The Shield. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in The Shield

The Shield in Norway has a temperate climate with cold winters and mild summers. In winter, temperatures range from -2°C to 6°C, with snow and frost common. Spring is generally mild, with temperatures ranging from 2°C to 14°C. In summer, temperatures range from 8°C to 20°C, with occasional rain and thunderstorms. Autumn is cool and wet, with temperatures ranging from 0°C to 13°C. Overall, the climate in The Shield is generally mild, with cold winters and warm summers.

Cruise weather for The Shield

Our weather forecast for The Shield helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 18.6 °C
min: 11.2 °C
9.0 m/s
22.0 m/s
81.4 %
24.1 m
74.2 %
1,014 hPa
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 19.2 °C
min: 14.1 °C
25.6 m/s
47.2 m/s
68.4 %
21.0 m
68.0 %
1,009 hPa
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 13.8 °C
min: 8.7 °C
16.2 m/s
37.8 m/s
99.6 %
12.9 m
86.0 %
1,008 hPa
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 8.8 °C
min: 7.1 °C
8.5 m/s
15.8 m/s
99.5 %
20.5 m
92.5 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 12.0 °C
min: 4.7 °C
7.6 m/s
8.3 m/s
70.7 %
24.1 m
65.5 %
1,015 hPa
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 14.7 °C
min: 3.3 °C
9.4 m/s
9.4 m/s
57.4 %
24.1 m
61.8 %
1,015 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 14.4 °C
min: 6.8 °C
7.6 m/s
9.4 m/s
67.8 %
24.1 m
73.3 %
1,010 hPa
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 14.2 °C
min: 5.1 °C
5.8 m/s
4.7 m/s
62.6 %
24.1 m
72.4 %
1,014 hPa
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 16.6 °C
min: 6.8 °C
6.8 m/s
9.4 m/s
87.9 %
23.6 m
65.0 %
1,013 hPa
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 15.0 °C
min: 9.8 °C
11.2 m/s
12.2 m/s
71.0 %
21.4 m
72.0 %
1,009 hPa
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 14.8 °C
min: 8.9 °C
8.6 m/s
8.6 m/s
70.4 %
24.1 m
72.0 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 14.1 °C
min: 8.3 °C
7.9 m/s
8.3 m/s
87.0 %
23.1 m
77.8 %
1,013 hPa
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 17.5 °C
min: 7.5 °C
7.6 m/s
7.9 m/s
57.7 %
24.1 m
72.0 %
1,016 hPa
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 18.2 °C
min: 7.4 °C
8.6 m/s
9.7 m/s
95.9 %
24.1 m
66.6 %
1,015 hPa

Cruises to The Shield

Would you like to travel to The Shield on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of The Shield.

Scheduled ship calls in The Shield, Norway
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jul. 24th 2024 Wednesday, 24th of Jul. 2024 P&O Aurora 09:00 am 05:30 pm
Jul. 25th 2024 Thursday, 25th of Jul. 2024 MS Rotterdam 07:00 am 03:00 pm
Aug. 2nd 2024 Friday, 2nd of Aug. 2024 P&O Arcadia 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 6th 2024 Tuesday, 6th of Aug. 2024 Sky Princess 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 14th 2024 Saturday, 14th of Sep. 2024 P&O Aurora 09:00 am 05:30 pm
Sep. 19th 2024 Thursday, 19th of Sep. 2024 MS Rotterdam 08:00 am 03:00 pm
Apr. 27th 2025 Sunday, 27th of Apr. 2025 P&O Aurora 09:00 am 05:30 pm
Apr. 29th 2025 Tuesday, 29th of Apr. 2025 Sky Princess 08:00 am 04:00 pm
May 25th 2025 Sunday, 25th of May 2025 P&O Aurora 08:00 am 05:00 pm
May 27th 2025 Tuesday, 27th of May 2025 Sky Princess 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Jun. 5th 2025 Thursday, 5th of Jun. 2025 MS Rotterdam 08:00 am 03:00 pm
Jun. 6th 2025 Friday, 6th of Jun. 2025 Emerald Princess 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Jun. 17th 2025 Tuesday, 17th of Jun. 2025 Sky Princess 07:00 am 03:30 pm
Jun. 25th 2025 Wednesday, 25th of Jun. 2025 MS Rotterdam 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Jun. 28th 2025 Saturday, 28th of Jun. 2025 P&O Aurora 09:00 am 05:30 pm
Jun. 30th 2025 Monday, 30th of Jun. 2025 MS Europa 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Jun. 30th 2025 Monday, 30th of Jun. 2025 MS Rotterdam 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Jun. 30th 2025 Monday, 30th of Jun. 2025 P&O Arcadia 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 1st 2025 Tuesday, 1st of Jul. 2025 Sky Princess 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 15th 2025 Tuesday, 15th of Jul. 2025 Sky Princess 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 16th 2025 Wednesday, 16th of Jul. 2025 Independence of the Seas 10:30 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 20th 2025 Sunday, 20th of Jul. 2025 Emerald Princess 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 22nd 2025 Tuesday, 22nd of Jul. 2025 Queen Mary 2 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 29th 2025 Tuesday, 29th of Jul. 2025 P&O Aurora 09:00 am 05:30 pm
Jul. 29th 2025 Tuesday, 29th of Jul. 2025 Queen Mary 2 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 30th 2025 Wednesday, 30th of Jul. 2025 Queen Anne 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 2nd 2025 Saturday, 2nd of Aug. 2025 Crown Princess 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 5th 2025 Tuesday, 5th of Aug. 2025 Sky Princess 08:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 6th 2025 Wednesday, 6th of Aug. 2025 MS Europa 07:00 am 01:30 pm
Aug. 20th 2025 Wednesday, 20th of Aug. 2025 Independence of the Seas 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 4th 2025 Thursday, 4th of Sep. 2025 MS Rotterdam 08:00 am 03:00 pm
May 8th 2026 Friday, 8th of May 2026 Queen Anne 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Jun. 1st 2026 Monday, 1st of Jun. 2026 Queen Anne 08:30 am 05:30 pm
Jun. 18th 2026 Thursday, 18th of Jun. 2026 P&O Aurora 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Jun. 29th 2026 Monday, 29th of Jun. 2026 MS Europa 2 12:00 am 12:00 am
Aug. 8th 2026 Saturday, 8th of Aug. 2026 Queen Mary 2 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 10th 2026 Monday, 10th of Aug. 2026 P&O Aurora 09:00 am 05:30 pm
Oct. 11th 2026 Sunday, 11th of Oct. 2026 P&O Aurora 09:00 am 05:30 pm

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