17 days in Norway Itinerary

17 days in Norway Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Oslo
Fly:  2 h 30 min
1
Stavanger
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Bergen
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Oslo
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Gressvik
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 15 min
5
Kirkenes
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Oslo

2
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ovre Holmegate and Stavanger Cathedral. Get in touch with nature at Sola Strand and Rogaland Arboret. Change things up with a short trip to Dalsnuten in Sandnes (about 32 minutes away). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Old Stavanger, have fun and explore at Norsk Hermetikkmuseum, pause for some photo ops at Sverd i fjell, and engage your brain at Norwegian Petroleum Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Stavanger vacation planner.

Oslo to Stavanger is an approximately 3- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in August, Stavanger is a bit warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Sandnes
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Sola Strand ©
Sola Strand
Old Stavanger ©
Old Stavanger
Rogaland Arboret ©
Rogaland Arboret

3
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 outdoors at Mount Floyen and the Funicular and Ulriken. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bryggen and DMG GALLERY. Spend the 23rd (Fri) exploring at Hardangerfjord. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, identify plant and animal life at Gronevika, browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market, and have a few drinks at Magic Ice Bar Bergen.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bergen visit planner.

You can fly from Stavanger to Bergen in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. August in Bergen sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Viking Ship Museum and Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning). Step out of the city life by going to Oslomarka and Bygdøy. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, take an in-depth tour of Fram Museum, take a stroll through Karl Johans gate, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ingierstrand Beach.

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You can fly from Bergen to Oslo in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Bergen in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Oslo, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gressvik.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

2
nights
Gressvik

Gressvik ©
Gressvik is a village located in the municipality of Fredrikstad, Norway. On the 29th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Saltholmen, then pause for some serene contemplation at Onsoey Church, and then kick back and relax at Maerrapanna Bathing and Recreational Area. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Djupeklo and then kick back and relax at Foten Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Gressvik trip planner.

Traveling by car from Oslo to Gressvik takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Oslo in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Gressvik, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kirkenes.

Things to do in Gressvik

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Fredrikstad Military Cemetery, Saltholmen
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Foten Beach ©
Foten Beach
Saltholmen
Saltholmen
Onsoey Church ©
Onsoey Church

3
nights
Kirkenes

Kirkenes ©
Kirkenes is a town in Sør-Varanger Municipality in Finnmark county, in the far northeastern part of Norway. On the 1st (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Pasvik Nature Reserve, then pause for some photo ops at Soviet Liberation Monument, and then see the interesting displays at Varanger Museum. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Galleri ArtikA, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirkenes Church, then make a trip to Treriksroysa, and finally contemplate the long history of Andersgrotta WWII Bomb Shelter.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kirkenes road trip website.

Explore your travel options from Gressvik to Kirkenes with the Route module. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Gressvik in August: high temperatures in Kirkenes hover around 17°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kirkenes

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Kong Oscar II's kapell
Highlights from your plan
Varanger Museum ©
Varanger Museum
Kirkenes Church ©
Kirkenes Church
Soviet Liberation Monument ©
Soviet Liberation Monument

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