17 days in Norway Itinerary

17 days in Norway Itinerary

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17 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5 h
1
Bergen
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Tromso
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Oslo
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Stavanger
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Ferry:  11 h 15 min
5
Geiranger
— 2 nights
+3
Ferry + Foot + Bus + Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: London

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.
On the 15th (Sat), browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market and then get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Helleneset, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), and then contemplate the long history of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum.

Before you visit Bergen, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

London, UK to Bergen is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from London to Bergen, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bergen: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 11°C at night. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum

3
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 (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Arctic Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): engage your brain at Polaria, then see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum (Polarmuseet), and then explore the striking landscape at Tromso Fjords.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tromso trip maker app .

You can fly from Bergen to Tromso in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, Tromso is slightly colder than Bergen - with highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Oslo.

Things to do in Tromso

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Telegrafbukta Beach ©
Telegrafbukta Beach
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
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.
Appreciate the collections at Viking Ship Museum and Vigeland Museum. We've included these beaches for you: Ingierstrand Beach and Huk. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Oslomarka, examine the collection at Holmenkollen Ski Museum and Ski Jump Tower, step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), and ponder the world of politics at Rådhuset.

Plan trip to Oslo with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Fly from Tromso to Oslo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tromso in September: highs in Oslo hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Museums Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Old Stavanger and Norwegian Petroleum Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Borestranden Beach and Sola Beach. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Sola Strand, look for all kinds of wild species at Rogaland Arboretum, take in the exciting artwork at Galleri Gann, and appreciate the history behind Sverd i fjell.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Stavanger travel website .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Oslo to Stavanger takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 12°C in Stavanger. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandnes, Borestranden Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sola Strand ©
Sola Strand
Old Stavanger ©
Old Stavanger
Borestranden Beach ©
Borestranden Beach

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Losta, Seven Sisters and Storseterfossen. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Seven Sisters, cruise along eMobility Geiranger, then take in breathtaking views at Flydalsjuvet, and finally get outside with Losta. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, experience rural life at Herdalssetra, and then get outside with Storseterfossen.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Geiranger road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Stavanger to Geiranger takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. Expect little chillier evenings in Geiranger when traveling from Stavanger in September, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Geiranger

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Herdalssetra
Highlights from your plan
Losta ©
Losta
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
eMobility Geiranger ©
eMobility Geiranger

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