17 days in Norway Itinerary

17 days in Norway Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Oslo
— 5 nights
2
Tromso
— 1 night
3
Geiranger
— 1 night
4
Bergen
— 2 nights
5
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 1 night
6
Rjukan
— 2 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sognsvann Lake and Ekebergparken. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Maerrapanna Bathing and Recreational Area and Foten Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Oslo side-trips: Batteristranda (in Larvik), Djupeklo (in Gressvik) and Tjome (Faerder National Park Centre & World's End). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Oslomarka, steep yourself in history at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), stroll around Vigeland Park, and admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Oslo attractions planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Oslo is an approximately 13-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Philadelphia in June: high temperatures in Oslo hover around 67°F and lows are around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Gressvik, Tjome, Batteristranda, Kjosterudjuvet
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Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Nordmarka ©
Nordmarka
Sognsvann Lake ©
Sognsvann Lake

1
night
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 27th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Tromso Botaniske Hage, admire the landmark architecture of The Arctic Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally hike along Coastal Hiking. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Prestvannet Lake, then identify plant and animal life at Telegrafbukta Beach, and then stop by Tromso Arctic Gifts & Souvenirs.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tromso online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Tromso in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Oslo in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Tromso: temperatures range from 53°F by day to 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Telegrafbukta Beach ©
Telegrafbukta Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral

1
night
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 29th (Mon): make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger, then get great views at Flydalsjuvet, then explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord, and finally get great views at Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, then explore the activities along Mollsvatnet, then experience rural life at Skagefla, and finally get outside with Losta.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Geiranger trip itinerary maker tool.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Tromso to Geiranger in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or ride a ferry. While traveling from Tromso, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Geiranger, ranging from highs of 60°F to lows of 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Flydalsjuvet ©
Flydalsjuvet
Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall and Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken. Escape the urban bustle at Mount Floyen and the Funicular and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Step out of Bergen to go to Eikedalen and see Fossen Bratte, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, examine the collection at Hardanger Maritime Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bergen trip site.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Geiranger to Bergen in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bergen can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Fossen Bratte, Hardanger Maritime Museum, Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall ©
Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular

1
night
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): hike along Justadtinden, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Offersoykammen Hiking Trail, then stroll through Haukland Beach, and finally step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Leknes visit planning app.

Fly from Bergen to Leknes in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Bergen in July, expect nights in Leknes to be about the same, around 50°F, while days are slightly colder, around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rjukan.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Lofoten Island, Hiking on the hills, Offersoykammen Hiking Trail
Highlights from your plan
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Justadtinden ©
Justadtinden

2
nights
Rjukan

Rjukan ©
Rjukan is a town and the administrative centre of Tinn municipality in Telemark, Norway. On the 6th (Mon), fly down the slopes at Gaustabanen, then take in the awesome beauty at Gaustatoppen, then stroll through Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter, and finally explore the activities along Falkenuten HIke.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Rjukan trip itinerary maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Leknes to Rjukan. Traveling from Leknes in July, expect nights in Rjukan to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 73°F. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rjukan

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Falkenuten HIke
Highlights from your plan
Gaustatoppen ©
Gaustatoppen
Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter ©
Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter
Gaustabanen ©
Gaustabanen

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