15 days in Norway Itinerary

15 days in Norway Itinerary

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15 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Bergen
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Ferry:  7​h 30​min
2
Geiranger
— 1 night
Bus + Train:  6​h 45​min
3
Trondheim
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Tromso
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Alta
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
6
Oslo
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Seattle

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.
Get in touch with nature at Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken and Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen). Get some cultural insight at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum and Bryggen. Spend the 8th (Fri) exploring at Hardangerfjord. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John's Church, and shop like a local with DMG GALLERY.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bergen trip itinerary planner .

Seattle, USA to Bergen is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Bergen is 9 hours. Traveling from Seattle in May, things will get slightly colder in Bergen: highs are around 56°F and lows about 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Geiranger Fjord and then explore the stunning scenery at Flydalsjuvet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, then admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, and then don't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Geiranger online trip maker .

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Bergen to Geiranger in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Geiranger can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen ©
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen

3
nights
Trondheim

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Popular historic sites such as Bakklandet Old Town and Nidaros Cathedral are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Kristiansten Fortress and Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Our Lady, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sykkelheisen Trampe, examine the collection at Ringve Museum, and take in the views from Old Town Bridge.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Trondheim trip itinerary planning website .

Do a combination of bus and train from Geiranger to Trondheim in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Trondheim can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Trondheim

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Kristiansten Fortress ©
Kristiansten Fortress
Bakklandet Old Town ©
Bakklandet Old Town
Church of Our Lady ©
Church of Our Lady

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of The Arctic Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at Perspektivet Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Tromso Fjords, and finally get lost in a book at Tromso Public library and City Archives. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Tromso Botaniske Hage and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tromso trip maker site .

Fly from Trondheim to Tromso in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In May, Tromso is little chillier than Trondheim - with highs of 47°F and lows of 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Alta.

Things to do in Tromso

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords
Speed Boats Tours
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral

1
night
Alta

Alta ©
Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Northern Lights Cathedral, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then learn more about the world around you at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Alta Canyon.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Alta online day trip planner .

Getting from Tromso to Alta by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. May in Alta sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Alta

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

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.
Get some historical perspective at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and Norsk Folkemuseum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum and Astrup Fearnley Museet. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, step into the grandiose world of Det Kongelige Slott, examine the collection at Kon-Tiki Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Fram Museum.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Oslo online attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Alta to Oslo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Alta, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Oslo, ranging from highs of 60°F to lows of 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

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

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