15 days in Norway Itinerary

15 days in Norway Itinerary

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1
Trondheim
— 1 night
2
Geiranger
— 2 nights
3
Bergen
— 2 nights
4
Rjukan
— 2 nights
5
Oslo
— 5 nights

1
night
Trondheim

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take a stroll through Bakklandet. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Old Town Bridge, thenexplore the galleries of Kristiansten Fortress, and then examine the collection at Rockheim.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Trondheim trip builder site.

Newark, USA to Trondheim is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Newark to Trondheim, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Newark in August: highs in Trondheim hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Trondheim

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Bakklandet ©
Bakklandet
Kristiansten Fortress ©
Kristiansten Fortress
Rockheim ©
Rockheim

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba and then take in the dramatic natural features at Geiranger Fjord. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, pause for some serene contemplation at Geiranger Church, thenstroll through Flydalsjuvet, and finally don't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Geiranger online road trip planner.

Getting from Trondheim to Geiranger by combination of train and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Geiranger are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Flydalsjuvet ©
Flydalsjuvet

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.
Bryggen and Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum will appeal to history buffs. Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene and KODE Art Museums of Bergen are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Bergen side-trips: Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall (in Norheimsund) and Fossen Bratte (in Eikedalen). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Gamle Bergen Museum - Bymuseet i Bergen, hike along Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bergen trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Geiranger to Bergen takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. August in Bergen sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Rjukan.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall, Fossen Bratte
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Gamle Bergen Museum - Bymuseet i Bergen ©
Gamle Bergen Museum - Bymuseet i Bergen
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene ©
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene

2
nights
Rjukan

Rjukan ©
Rjukan is a town and the administrative centre of Tinn municipality in Telemark, Norway. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Heddal Stave Church, thenhit the slopes at Gaustabanen, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gaustatoppen. On the next day, examine the collection at Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum, examine the collection at Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Krossobanen.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rjukan trip builder website.

Traveling by combination of train and car from Bergen to Rjukan takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Bergen in August, you will find days in Rjukan are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Oslo.

Things to do in Rjukan

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Heddal Stave Church
Highlights from your plan
Heddal Stave Church ©
Heddal Stave Church
Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter ©
Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter
Gaustatoppen ©
Gaustatoppen

5
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 Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning). Get some historical perspective at Oscarsborg Fortress and Norsk Folkemuseum. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Astrup Fearnley Museet, take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Oslomarka, and examine the collection at Holmenkollen Ski Museum.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Oslo trip planner.

Getting from Rjukan to Oslo by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum ©
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum

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