Norway is safer than a lot of other countries, as long as you keep some basic travel safety tips
in mind to avoid petty theft, and don't stay in poorly lit areas late at night. If you fear for your safety in Norway, call 112 in emergencies or contact your local embassy. There are no unusual health risks in Norway
City of Oslo
All in all, Oslo
is a safe city, and there are no bad areas that travelers need to avoid. However, pickpockets do exist in the city, and petty theft occurs here and there. Stay safe in Oslo by keeping an eye your purse and wallet especially when you're in a busy tourist area like at Gardermoen Airport
in Oslo, or at one of the train stations. Scroll down for more.
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Being a city thriving on tourism, Bergen
also has its share of pickpockets (especially at crowded festivals and transportation terminals), but the numbers are lower than in Oslo. Bergen does not have any bad neighborhoods, even at night. This Norwegian city is much safer than most other city destinations in Europe.
Exceedingly safe, to the point where a traveler can enjoy peace of mind - but still keep basic travel safety
in mind! Rural areas in Norway have slower emergency response times when it comes to medical emergencies. Here, helicopter assistance is not unusual. Also, in smaller towns, not everyone may speak English and you might want to keep some useful Norwegian phrases