18 days in Norway & Iceland Itinerary

18 days in Norway & Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
2
Longyearbyen, Norway
— 1 night
3
Bergen, Norway
— 1 night
4
Geiranger, Norway
— 1 night
5
Reykjahlid, Iceland
— 1 night
6
Akureyri, Iceland
— 2 nights
7
Vik, Iceland
— 1 day
8
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 3 nights


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2
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Oslo, Norway

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.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Oslofjord, contemplate the long history of Rådhuset, and step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Oslo journey app.

Bengaluru, India to Oslo is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in June, you will find days in Oslo are little chillier (°C), and nights are much colder (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Longyearbyen.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

1
night
Longyearbyen, Norway

A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see the interesting displays at Svalbard Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Svalbard Kirke.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Longyearbyen road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Longyearbyen takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Oslo in June, you will find days in Longyearbyen are colder (°C), and nights are little chillier (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Longyearbyen

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Svalbard Museum ©
Svalbard Museum
Svalbard Kirke ©
Svalbard Kirke

1
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Bergen, Norway

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 11th (Tue), stop by Susan Fosse, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bryggen, look for gifts at Arven As, thenstroll through Rosenkrantz Tower - Bymuseet i Bergen, and finally see the interesting displays at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bergen road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Longyearbyen to Bergen takes 7.5 hours. Traveling from Longyearbyen in June, expect Bergen to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

1
night
Geiranger, Norway

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 13th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at The Seven Sisters, thendon't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger, thentake a memorable drive along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, and finally take some stellar pictures from Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Geiranger trip maker website.

You can fly from Bergen to Geiranger in 7.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daytime highs in Geiranger are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba ©
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters

1
night
Reykjahlid, Iceland

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) and then explore the activities along Lake Myvatn. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn more about the world around you at The Húsavík Whale Museum, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields, and then Head underground at Grjotagja Cave.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjahlid trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Geiranger to Reykjahlid. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. June in Reykjahlid sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, The Húsavík Whale Museum
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Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) ©
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard)
The Húsavík Whale Museum ©
The Húsavík Whale Museum

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nights
Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
On the 17th (Mon), hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour and then admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Akureyrarkirkja, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saurbaejarkirkja.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Akureyri attractions planning site.

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Akureyri can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Tours Nature
Highlights from your plan
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Photography Tours
Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn) ©

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Vik, Iceland

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, and finally explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Vik trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Akureyri to Vik in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Akureyri in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Vik, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll

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Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Helicopter Tours and Volcano House. Take a break from Reykjavik with a short trip to Kerið in Selfoss, about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, enjoy breathtaking views from Perlan, examine the collection at Aurora Reykjavik, and pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik road trip planning app.

You can drive from Vik to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Reykjavik are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Museums Nature

Side Trip

Kerið
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Helicopter Tours
Food Tours

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