10 days in Norway Itinerary

10 days in Norway Itinerary

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10 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Bergen
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Trondheim
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
4
Oslo
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Bergen

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at KODE Art Museums of Bergen and DMG GALLERY. Museum-lovers will get to explore Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum and Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene. Change things up with a short trip to Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall in Norheimsund (about 1h 20 min away). There's lots more to do: trek along Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken, take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, take in the spiritual surroundings of St John's Church, and get a taste of the local shopping with Fish Market.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bergen road trip planner .

Toronto, Canada to Bergen is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time is 6 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Toronto in September; daily highs in Bergen reach 18°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall
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Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene ©
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene
Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall ©
Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall

2
nights
Trondheim

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Rockheim, brush up on your military savvy at Kristiansten Fortress, and then wander the streets of Bakklandet Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum, see the interesting displays at Ringve Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nidaros Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Trondheim road trip planning website .

You can fly from Bergen to Trondheim in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Trondheim, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Trondheim

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Kristiansten Fortress ©
Kristiansten Fortress
Bakklandet Old Town ©
Bakklandet Old Town
Ringve Museum ©
Ringve Museum

1
night
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. On the 10th (Thu), step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, then enjoy the sand and surf at Uttakleiv Beach, and then admire the majestic nature at Haukland Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Leknes trip planner.

Fly from Trondheim to Leknes in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Trondheim in September, expect nights in Leknes to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are little chillier, around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Lofoten Island
Highlights from your plan
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island

3
nights
Oslo

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Step off the beaten path and head to Astrup Fearnley Museet and Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Viking Ship Museum and Kon-Tiki Museum. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Fram Museum, step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, and see the interesting displays at Munch Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Oslo itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Leknes to Oslo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Leknes in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Oslo: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum ©
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum

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