11 days in Norway Itinerary

11 days in Norway Itinerary

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11 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Oslo
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Tromso
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Alta
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  10 h 30 min
4
Geiranger
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Stryn
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Bergen
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vigeland Museum and Fram Museum. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum, make a trip to Street Art at Ingens gate, examine the collection at 22 July Centre, and learn about all things military at Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Oslo attractions planning tool .

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Oslo is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Oslo. Traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in May, Oslo is slightly colder at night with lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Oslo

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

1
night
Tromso

Tromso ©
The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then explore the striking landscape at Tromso Fjords.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tromso trip maker .

You can fly from Oslo to Tromso in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Oslo, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Tromso, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Alta.

Things to do in Tromso

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Alta

Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Northern Lights Cathedral, then learn more about the world around you at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Northern Lights Observatory at Haldde.

For other places to visit and tourist information, read our Alta tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Tromso to Alta takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Alta

Wildlife Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Northern Lights Cathedral ©
Northern Lights Cathedral

1
night
Geiranger

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
On the 8th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Geiranger Fjord. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Flydalsjuvet, head outdoors with Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, then admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, then look for gifts at Geiranger Sjokolade, and finally don't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Geiranger journey planner .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Alta to Geiranger in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. While traveling from Alta, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Geiranger, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Stryn.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Flydalsjuvet ©
Flydalsjuvet

1
night
Stryn

Stryn ©
Stryn is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Loen Skylift, then don't miss a visit to Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen), then steep yourself in history at Olden, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Olden kyrkje.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Stryn trip planner .

Traveling by car from Geiranger to Stryn takes 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Stryn

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Olden kyrkje
Highlights from your plan
Olden ©
Olden
Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen) ©
Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen)
Olden kyrkje ©
Olden kyrkje

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), appreciate the extensive heritage of Bryggen, then take in the exciting artwork at DMG GALLERY, then contemplate the long history of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Gamle Bergen Museum - Bymuseet i Bergen. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Hardanger Fjord.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bergen tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Stryn to Bergen in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Hardangerfjord ©
Hardangerfjord
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular

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