14 days in Norway Itinerary

14 days in Norway Itinerary

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14 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  17 h 15 min
1
Oslo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Gressvik
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6 h
3
Tromso
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Bergen
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Stavanger
— 5 nights
Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Johannesburg

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Huk and Hvervenbukta. Shop till you drop at Karl Johans gate and Outland Oslo. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, pause for some photo ops at Christian IV Monument, kick back and relax at Paradisbukta, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Soerenga Public Pool.

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Johannesburg, South Africa to Oslo is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, things will get cooler in Oslo: highs are around 8°C and lows about -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gressvik.

Things to do in Oslo

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

1
night
Gressvik

Gressvik ©
Gressvik is a village located in the municipality of Fredrikstad, Norway. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): stroll through Saltholmen, then enjoy the sand and surf at Foten Beach, and then stroll through Spjaeroeykilen Bathing Spot.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Gressvik trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Oslo to Gressvik in 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Oslo in December: highs in Gressvik hover around 2°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Gressvik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Saltholmen, Spjaeroeykilen Bathing Spot
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Saltholmen ©
Saltholmen

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): stop by Tromso Arctic Gifts & Souvenirs, admire the striking features of The Arctic Cathedral, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Profil Glassdesign, then view the masterpieces at Lone Slydahl, and then examine the collection at The Polar Museum (Polarmuseet).

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tromso trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Gressvik to Tromso with the Route module. In December, daytime highs in Tromso are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
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Profil Glassdesign ©
Profil Glassdesign
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at DMG GALLERY, take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), then view the masterpieces at Gunvor Handmade Illustration, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bergen road trip website .

Getting from Tromso to Bergen by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Tromso in December, with highs in Bergen at 7°C and lows at 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Bergen

Historic Sites Spas Shopping
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Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Spas

5
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Orre Beach and Sjobadet Myklebust. For shopping fun, head to Egersund Chokoladefabrik & Co or Galleri Gann. Explore Stavanger's surroundings by going to Borestranden Beach (in Kleppe), Skadbergsanden (in Egersund) and Ogna Beach (in Ogna). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Sande Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Galleri G, get a taste of the local shopping with Touscene, and take a stroll through Ovre Holmegate.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Stavanger trip maker app .

Fly from Bergen to Stavanger in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Stavanger sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sola Municipality, Egersund, Randaberg Municipality, Sandnes, Borestranden Beach
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Orre Beach ©
Orre Beach
Borestranden Beach ©
Borestranden Beach
Halandsvannet ©
Halandsvannet

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