12 days in Norway Itinerary

12 days in Norway Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Oslo
Fly:  2 h 30 min
1
Stavanger
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Bergen
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Gressvik
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Oslo
— 3 nights
End: Oslo

2
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ovre Holmegate and Norsk Hermetikkmuseum. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Old Stavanger, pause for some photo ops at Sverd i fjell, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stavanger Cathedral, and admire the striking features of Skagenkaien.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Stavanger trip planning website.

Oslo to Stavanger is an approximately 3- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in August, Stavanger is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Stavanger

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Rogaland Arboret
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Norsk Hermetikkmuseum ©
Norsk Hermetikkmuseum
Old Stavanger ©
Old Stavanger
Ovre Holmegate ©
Ovre Holmegate

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Magic Ice Bar Bergen, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, take in the waterfront at Bryggen, browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fantoft Stavkirke. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, identify plant and animal life at Gronevika, and then take in the awesome beauty at Ulriken.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bergen route tool.

Traveling by flight from Stavanger to Bergen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Bergen, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Gressvik.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum

2
nights
Gressvik

Gressvik ©
Gressvik is a village located in the municipality of Fredrikstad, Norway. Visit Foten Beach and Djupeklo for some beach relaxation. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fredrikstad Military Cemetery and Gressvik Church. Step out of Gressvik to go to Rygge and see Ekeby Gard, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Maerrapanna Bathing and Recreational Area, tour the pleasant surroundings at Saltholmen, see the interesting displays at Rade Bygdetun, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Onsoey Church.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Gressvik day trip app.

Explore your travel options from Bergen to Gressvik with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Gressvik

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Rade Municipality, Ekeby Gard, Fredrikstad Military Cemetery
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Foten Beach ©
Foten Beach
Saltholmen
Saltholmen
Onsoey Church ©
Onsoey Church

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 Viking Ship Museum and Vigeland Museum. We've included these beaches for you: Huk and Ingierstrand Beach. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Fram Museum, wander the streets of Karl Johans gate, get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum, and explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Oslo journey tool.

You can drive from Gressvik to Oslo in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Gressvik in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 9°C in Oslo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Museums Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

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