12 days in Norway Itinerary

12 days in Norway Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Oslo
— 4 nights
2
Geiranger
— 2 nights
3
Bergen
— 1 night
4
Stavanger
— 3 nights

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Oslomarka and Nordmarka. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Viking Ship Museum and Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, examine the collection at Munch Museum, kick back and relax at Ingierstrand Beach, and get engrossed in the history at Fram Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Oslo travel planning site.

Sofia, Bulgaria to Oslo is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Sofia in September, things will get slightly colder in Oslo: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum

2
nights
Geiranger

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Get a sense of the local culture at Norwegian Fjord Centre and Geiranger Church. Step out of the city life by going to Geiranger Fjord and Flydalsjuvet. Change things up with a short trip to Herdalssetra in Norddal (about 1 hour away). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, look for gifts at Geiranger Sjokolade, don't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger, and take a memorable drive along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Geiranger visit planner.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Oslo to Geiranger takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. October in Geiranger sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Herdalssetra
Highlights from your plan
Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen ©
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen

1
night
Bergen

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
On the 8th (Tue), view the masterpieces at DMG GALLERY, take in the waterfront at Bryggen, take in the exciting artwork at Gunvor Handmade Illustration, thensee the interesting displays at Theta Museum, thentake in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, and finally make a trip to Fish Market.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bergen attractions planner.

You can fly from Geiranger to Bergen in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Geiranger in October, Bergen is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum

3
nights
Stavanger

Stavanger ©
The coastal city of Stavanger ranks among Norway's top culinary destinations, its fine restaurants and food fairs an increasingly popular attraction with impassioned foodies from around the globe.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Stavanger and Stavanger Cathedral. Get in touch with nature at Rogaland Arboret and Lysefjord. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Sola Strand, get curious at Norwegian Petroleum Museum, have fun and explore at Norsk Hermetikkmuseum, and take in the exciting artwork at Touscene.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Stavanger trip itinerary app.

Fly from Bergen to Stavanger in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Stavanger can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Rogaland Arboret
Highlights from your plan
Lysefjord ©
Lysefjord
Old Stavanger ©
Old Stavanger
Norwegian Petroleum Museum ©
Norwegian Petroleum Museum

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