17 days in Scandinavia & Kiel Itinerary

17 days in Scandinavia & Kiel Itinerary

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Hirtshals, Denmark
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Kristiansand, Norway
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Flekkefjord, Norway
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Stavanger, Norway
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Bergen, Norway
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Norheimsund, Norway
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Odda, Norway
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Eidfjord Municipality, Norway
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Aurlandsvangen, Norway
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Stryn, Norway
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Alesund, Norway
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Kristiansund, Norway
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Andalsnes, Norway
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Geiranger, Norway
— 2 nights
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Lillehammer, Norway
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Oslo, Norway
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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Kiel, Germany
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Hirtshals, Denmark

— 1 night
Hirtshals is a town and seaport on the coast of Skagerrak on the island of Vendsyssel-Thy at the top of the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark, Europe. To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Hirtshals trip maker.

Essen, Germany to Hirtshals is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In August, daytime highs in Hirtshals are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kristiansand.

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Kristiansand, Norway

Kristiansand, historically Christianssand / Christiansand, is a city and municipality in Norway. For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kristiansand online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hirtshals to Kristiansand takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Hirtshals in August, expect little chillier with lows of 13°C in Kristiansand. You will leave for Flekkefjord on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Kristiansand

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Flekkefjord, Norway

— 1 night
Flekkefjord is a municipality in Vest-Agder county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): contemplate the long history of The Dutch Town.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Flekkefjord trip builder app.

You can drive from Kristiansand to Flekkefjord in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Stavanger.

Things to do in Flekkefjord

Historic Sites

Stavanger, Norway

— 1 night

Oil Capital

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 day by day itinerary now includes Sverd i fjell. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Sverd i fjell and then contemplate the long history of Old Stavanger.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Stavanger trip planner.

Traveling by car from Flekkefjord to Stavanger takes 2 hours. August in Stavanger sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 14°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Bergen.

Things to do in Stavanger

Historic Sites

Bergen, Norway

— 2 nights

City of Seven Mountains

A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene as well as Fish Market. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Fish Market.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bergen road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Stavanger to Bergen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Bergen sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Norheimsund.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Norheimsund, Norway

Norheimsund is the administrative centre of the municipality of Kvam in Hordaland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Norheimsund trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bergen to Norheimsund takes 1.5 hours. August in Norheimsund sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Odda.

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Odda, Norway

Odda is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Odda trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Norheimsund to Odda takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Odda are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You will leave for Eidfjord Municipality on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Odda

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Eidfjord Municipality, Norway

— 1 night
On the 30th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Voringsfossen and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eidfjord Church.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Eidfjord Municipality road trip planning tool.

Drive from Odda to Eidfjord Municipality in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Eidfjord Municipality can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Aurlandsvangen.

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Aurlandsvangen, Norway

Aurlandsvangen is the administrative center of the municipality of Aurland in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Aurlandsvangen online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Eidfjord Municipality to Aurlandsvangen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Aurlandsvangen sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. You will leave for Stryn on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in Aurlandsvangen

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Stryn, Norway

— 1 night
Stryn is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Stryn trip planner.

You can drive from Aurlandsvangen to Stryn in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Aurlandsvangen in August, Stryn is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Alesund.

Things to do in Stryn

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Alesund, Norway

— 2 nights
A lively seaport renowned for its high concentration of Art Nouveau buildings, Alesund stretches over seven islands and features a compact city center almost entirely surrounded by water.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Alnes Lighthouse as well as Fjellstua Viewpoint. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Alnes Lighthouse and then don't miss a visit to Fjellstua Viewpoint.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Alesund visit planner.

Drive from Stryn to Alesund in 2.5 hours. In September in Alesund, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Kristiansund.

Things to do in Alesund

Historic Sites

Kristiansund, Norway

— 1 night
Kristiansund is a city and municipality on the western coast of Norway in the Nordmøre district of Møre og Romsdal county. Your day by day itinerary now includes Norwegian Klippfiskmuseum - Milnbrygga as well as Varden Utsiktspunkt. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Norwegian Klippfiskmuseum - Milnbrygga and then admire the striking features of Varden Utsiktspunkt.

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Getting from Alesund to Kristiansund by car takes about 3.5 hours. September in Kristiansund sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Andalsnes.

Things to do in Kristiansund

Museums

Andalsnes, Norway

Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Andalsnes day trip planning website.

You can drive from Kristiansund to Andalsnes in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Andalsnes are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You will leave for Geiranger on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in Andalsnes

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Geiranger, Norway

— 2 nights

Pearl of the North

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 Ornevegen - Ornesvingen as well as Flydalsjuvet. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Flydalsjuvet. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Ornevegen - Ornesvingen and then see the interesting displays at Norwegian Fjord Centre.

To see photos and more tourist information, read our Geiranger route planning website.

Traveling by car from Andalsnes to Geiranger takes 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Geiranger are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Lillehammer.

Things to do in Geiranger

Scenic Drive · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Lillehammer, Norway

— 1 night
Lillehammer is a town and municipality in Oppland county, Norway. To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lillehammer trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Geiranger to Lillehammer in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Geiranger in September: high temperatures in Lillehammer hover around 13°C and lows are around 4°C. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Oslo.

Things to do in Lillehammer

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Oslo, Norway

— 2 nights

Tiger City

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 day by day itinerary now includes Munch Museum as well as The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take a stroll through Street Art at Ingens gate and then catch a live performance at The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, examine the collection at Munch Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Oslofjord.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Oslo trip maker app.

Getting from Lillehammer to Oslo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Lillehammer in September, you will find days in Oslo are somewhat warmer (19°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks · Nature · Museums · Nightlife

Gothenburg, Sweden

— 1 day

Little London

Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Haga, then have fun and explore at Universeum, and then shop like a local with Goteborgs Konsthall.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Gothenburg online itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Oslo to Gothenburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. September in Gothenburg sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kiel.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Kiel, Germany

— 1 day

Sailing City

One of Germany's most important ports for decades, Kiel combines its working industrial center with a rich heritage of music, fine dining, and pleasant scenery.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): examine the collection at Stadtmuseum Warleberger Hof.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kiel road trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gothenburg to Kiel. In September, daily temperatures in Kiel can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Kiel

Museums
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