15 days in Norway Itinerary

15 days in Norway Itinerary

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15 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Sterling
Drive + Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Oslo
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Tromso
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Trondheim
— 2 nights
Train + Bus:  6 h 45 min
4
Geiranger
— 2 nights
Ferry + Bus:  9 h 30 min
5
Flam
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Bergen
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  15 h
End: Sterling

2
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum) and Sognsvann Lake. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and Oscarsborg Fortress. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Fram Museum, admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, see the interesting displays at Kon-Tiki Museum, and take a stroll through Tjuvholmen Neighbourhood.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Oslo travel planner .

Sterling, USA to Oslo is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sterling in August, with highs in Oslo at 68°F and lows at 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Trails
Highlights from your plan
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

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 5th (Thu): examine the collection at Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet and then race across the water with a speed boat tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): browse the collection at Tromso Public library and City Archives, explore the striking landscape at Tromso Fjords, then admire the natural beauty at Tromso Botaniske Hage, and finally admire the striking features of The Arctic Cathedral.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tromso trip maker tool .

You can fly from Oslo to Tromso in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in August, you will find days in Tromso are little chillier (57°F), and nights are about the same (46°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Tromso

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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 7th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Rockheim, get great views at Kristiansten Fortress, and then wander the streets of Bakklandet Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Bymarka, then examine the collection at Ringve Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Old Town Bridge.

To plan Trondheim vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Tromso to Trondheim takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. When traveling from Tromso in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Trondheim, with highs around 65°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Trondheim

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Kristiansten Fortress ©
Kristiansten Fortress
Bymarka ©
Bymarka
Bakklandet Old Town ©
Bakklandet Old Town

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 9th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Geiranger Fjord and then admire all the interesting features of Ornevegen - Ornesvingen. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Active Geiranger, explore the stunning scenery at Flydalsjuvet, then admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, and finally make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Geiranger tour itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Trondheim to Geiranger takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Flam.

Things to do in Geiranger

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

1
night
Flam

Flam ©
Nestled in a kingdom of mountains and fjords, the scenic village of Flam serves as a good base for exploring some of the most beautiful sights of Norwegian nature.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Tvindefossen and then take in the dramatic natural features at Naeroyfjord. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Borgund Stave Church, enjoy breathtaking views from Stegastein Lookout, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Brekkefossen.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Flam sightseeing planner.

Getting from Geiranger to Flam by combination of ferry and bus takes about 9.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Flam can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bergen.

Things to do in Flam

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tvindefossen, Borgund Stave Church, Naeroyfjord, Stegastein Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Tvindefossen ©
Tvindefossen
Borgund Stave Church ©
Borgund Stave Church
Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, pause for some serene contemplation at St John's Church, then steep yourself in history at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, and finally hike along Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), buy something for everyone on your list at Gulating Olutsalg avd. Vestkanten, then identify plant and animal life at Gronevika, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Arboretum and Botanical Garden, Milde.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bergen trip planner .

Traveling by car from Flam to Bergen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Bergen are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene ©
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene

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