18 days in Norway Itinerary

18 days in Norway Itinerary

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Start: Dubai
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Bergen
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 30 min
2
Stryn
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Geiranger
— 2 nights
Bus + Train:  6 h
4
Trondheim
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  4 h
5
Tromso
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
6
Alta
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
7
Oslo
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Dubai

1
night
Bergen

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): have a few drinks at Magic Ice Bar Bergen, then take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, then get a taste of the local shopping with KODE Art Museums of Bergen, and finally examine the collection at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Hardangerfjord.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Bergen trip maker site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Bergen is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Dubai in September: high temperatures in Bergen hover around 18°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Stryn.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
KODE Art Museums of Bergen ©
KODE Art Museums of Bergen
Hardangerfjord ©
Hardangerfjord

1
night
Stryn

Stryn ©
Stryn is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Olden, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Olden kyrkje, and then make a trip to Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen).

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Stryn journey planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Bergen to Stryn in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In September in Stryn, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Geiranger.

Things to do in Stryn

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Olden kyrkje
Highlights from your plan
Olden ©
Olden
Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen) ©
Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen)
Olden kyrkje ©
Olden kyrkje

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 1st (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger, take in breathtaking views at Flydalsjuvet, then stop by Geiranger Sjokolade, then take in the dramatic scenery at The Seven Sisters, and finally cruise along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Geiranger online travel planner.

You can drive from Stryn to Geiranger in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Geiranger are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Flydalsjuvet ©
Flydalsjuvet

1
night
Trondheim

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
On the 3rd (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vaernes Church, learn about all things military at Hegra Festning, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mariaklosteret, and finally take in the exciting artwork at YellowKorner. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your military savvy at The Armoury Rustkammeret, then see the interesting displays at Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum, then learn about all things military at Kristiansten Fortress, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Frostastien.

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Do a combination of bus and train from Geiranger to Trondheim in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Trondheim can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Trondheim

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Stjordal, Frosta
Highlights from your plan
Kristiansten Fortress ©
Kristiansten Fortress
Hegra Festning ©
Hegra Festning
Mariaklosteret
Mariaklosteret

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): kick back and relax at Telegrafbukta Beach, admire the masterpieces at Perspektivet Museum, then view the masterpieces at Galleri Nord, then take in the exciting artwork at Blast, and finally admire the masterpieces at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Profil Glassdesign, take in the exciting artwork at Krane Art Gallery, view the masterpieces at Lone Slydahl, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Arctic Cathedral, and finally view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Julie's Garden.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tromso tour itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Trondheim to Tromso in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Trondheim in October, expect nights in Tromso to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Alta.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums Shopping Beaches

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum ©
Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum
Perspektivet Museum ©
Perspektivet Museum
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral

1
night
Alta

Alta ©
Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. On the 7th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Northern Lights Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, then explore the stunning scenery at Alta Canyon, and finally admire all the interesting features of Northern Lights Observatory at Haldde. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kafjord Church, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Alta Church.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Alta trip app.

Getting from Tromso to Alta by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. In October in Alta, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Alta

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre ©
Safaris
Northern Lights Cathedral ©
Northern Lights Cathedral

4
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.
Let the collections at Viking Ship Museum and Vigeland Museum capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fram Museum and Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Oscarsborg Fortress, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, examine the collection at Holmenkollen Ski Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Oslo vacation maker site.

Getting from Alta to Oslo by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Alta in October, expect nights in Oslo to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum) ©
Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum)
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum

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