The Royal Residences
The Royal Palace in Oslo is the most important of the King’s residences, and most official functions take place here. However there are a number of other Royal residences in other parts of the country. Stiftsgården in Trondheim, Gamlehaugen in Bergen, Leedal in Stavanger and Bygdø Royal Farm outside Oslo are owned by the state but used by the Royal Family when visiting those parts of the country. The publicly owned residences are also museums and are open to the public.
The Royal Family owns a number of private properties such as Skaugum Estate in Asker, where the Crown Prince and Crown Princess live, the Royal Mountain Chalet in Sikkilsdalen, the Royal Lodge at Voksenkollen, outside Oslo, and the summer holiday retreat Mågerø in Tjøme, outside Tønsberg. The Crown Prince and Crown Princess also owns a holiday retreat in Uvdal and at Flatholmen outside Risør.
The Royal Yacht Norge transports the King and other members of the Royal Family on many of their journeys in Norway and abroad.