16 days in Norway Itinerary

16 days in Norway Itinerary

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Start: New York City
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Bergen
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Stavanger
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Oslo
— 5 nights
Train + Bus:  6 h 15 min
4
Geiranger
— 1 day
Bus + Train:  5 h 45 min
5
Trondheim
— 1 day
Fly:  4 h
6
Tromso
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: New York City

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 16th (Tue): kick back and relax at Helleneset, take in the waterfront at Bryggen, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken, and then go for a walk through Stoltzekleiven.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bergen online travel planner.

New York City, USA to Bergen is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in April, things will get slightly colder in Bergen: highs are around 48°F and lows about 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

3
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Orre Beach and Godalen Beach. Step out of Stavanger to go to Kleppe and see Borestranden Beach, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Old Stavanger, get curious at Norwegian Petroleum Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Sverd i fjell.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Stavanger trip tool.

You can fly from Bergen to Stavanger in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Stavanger are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Borestranden Beach, Orre Beach
Highlights from your plan
Orre Beach ©
Orre Beach
Borestranden Beach ©
Borestranden Beach
Old Stavanger ©
Old Stavanger

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.
Get some historical perspective at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and Ljan Church. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ingierstrand Beach and Huk. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, see the interesting displays at Viking Ship Museum, trek along Nordmarka, and look for gifts at Outland Oslo.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Oslo journey tool.

You can fly from Stavanger to Oslo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Stavanger in April since evenings lows in Oslo dip to 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Nordmarka ©
Nordmarka
Norsk Folkemuseum ©
Norsk Folkemuseum

1
day
Geiranger

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
On the 26th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Geiranger road trip site.

You can do a combination of train and bus from Oslo to Geiranger in 8 hours. Another option is to fly. In April, daily temperatures in Geiranger can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord

1
day
Trondheim

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
On the 27th (Sat), snap pictures at Old Town Bridge, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Nidaros Cathedral, and then hike along Pilegrimsleden - The Route of St. Olav Ways.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Trondheim trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Geiranger to Trondheim takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Trondheim

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Pilegrimsleden - The Route of St. Olav Ways ©
Nidaros Cathedral ©
Nidaros Cathedral
Old Town Bridge ©
Old Town Bridge

3
nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Arctic Cathedral and Tromso Domkirke. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Telegrafbukta Beach and look for gifts at Tromso Arctic Gifts & Souvenirs.

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You can fly from Trondheim to Tromso in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Trondheim in April, with highs in Tromso at 38°F and lows at 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tromso

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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