17 days in Norway Itinerary

17 days in Norway Itinerary

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17 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Bergen
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 30 min
2
Stryn
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Geiranger
— 2 nights
Bus + Train:  4 h
4
Lillehammer
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Oslo
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
7
Stavanger
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Amsterdam

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum and Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene. Take a break from the city and head to Ulriken and Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken. Spend the 3rd (Mon) exploring at Hardanger Fjord. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Fantoft Stavkirke and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bergen trip itinerary builder app .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Bergen is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Bergen, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Stryn.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Hardangerfjord ©
Hardangerfjord

2
nights
Stryn

Stryn ©
Stryn is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. On the 4th (Tue), make a trip to Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen), then contemplate the long history of Olden, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Olden Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Kjenndalsbreen Glacier and then head outdoors with Haugabreen.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Stryn trip itinerary builder app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Bergen to Stryn in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Stryn are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Geiranger.

Things to do in Stryn

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Kjenndalsbreen Glacier, Haugabreen Glacier walk, Olden Activities
Highlights from your plan
Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen) ©
Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen)
Olden ©
Olden
Kjenndalsbreen Glacier ©
Kjenndalsbreen Glacier

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger, admire the sheer force of Seven Sisters, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Geiranger Church, then take some stellar pictures from Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba, and finally cruise along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Geiranger Fjord.

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Drive from Stryn to Geiranger in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Geiranger are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Lillehammer.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fossevandring Geiranger ©
Fossevandring Geiranger
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba ©
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba

2
nights
Lillehammer

Lillehammer ©
Lillehammer is a town and municipality in Oppland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Hunderfossen Familiepark. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ringsaker Kirke, then experience rural life at Proysenhuset, then get engrossed in the history at Sigrid Undset's Home Bjerkebaek, and finally contemplate the long history of Maihaugen Open-Air Museum.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lillehammer trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Geiranger to Lillehammer takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Geiranger in September, expect Lillehammer to be slightly colder, temps between 13°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Longyearbyen.

Things to do in Lillehammer

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Ringsaker
Highlights from your plan
Maihaugen Open-Air Museum ©
Maihaugen Open-Air Museum
Ringsaker Kirke ©
Ringsaker Kirke
Hunderfossen Eventypark ©
Hunderfossen Eventypark

1
night
Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen

A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
On the 10th (Mon), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then contemplate the waterfront views at Magdalenefjord Svalbard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Svalbard Kirke, examine the collection at Svalbard Museum, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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You can do a combination of train and flight from Lillehammer to Longyearbyen in 5.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Lillehammer in September, with highs in Longyearbyen at 5°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Longyearbyen

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Magdalenefjord Svalbard
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Svalbard Kirke ©
Svalbard Kirke
Svalbard Museum ©
Svalbard Museum

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Oslo Cathedral (Oslo Domkirke) and Oslomarka. Do some cultural sightseeing at Karl Johans gate and Norway's Resistance Museum (Norges Hjemmefront Museum). Next up on the itinerary: explore the landscape on two wheels at Bygdøy, wander the streets of Street Art at Ingens gate, hike along Sognsvann Lake, and examine the collection at The Nobel Peace Center.

For reviews and more tourist information, use the Oslo online travel planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Longyearbyen to Oslo in 4.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Longyearbyen in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Oslo: highs are around 19°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum ©
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Nordmarka ©
Nordmarka

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Borestranden Beach and Orre Beach. Visiting Hellesto/Byberg/Skarasanden and Flor & Fjære will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: stroll through Sola Beach, take a stroll through Ovre Holmegate, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stavanger Cathedral, and engage your brain at Norwegian Petroleum Museum.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Stavanger planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Oslo to Stavanger takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Oslo in September since evenings lows in Stavanger dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Borestranden Beach, Hellesto/Byberg/Skarasanden, Orre Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ovre Holmegate ©
Ovre Holmegate
Orre Beach ©
Orre Beach
Borestranden Beach ©
Borestranden Beach

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