18 days in Norway Itinerary

18 days in Norway Itinerary

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18 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Oslo
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5​h
2
Stryn
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Geiranger
— 2 nights
Bus + Train:  6​h 45​min
4
Trondheim
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Tromso
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
6
Alta
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Bergen
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Viking Ship Museum and Vigeland Museum. Fram Museum and Holmenkollen Ski Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, admire the masterpieces at Munch Museum, contemplate the long history of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), and wander the streets of Street Art at Ingens gate.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Oslo trip planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Oslo is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Oslo, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Stryn.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum

1
night
Stryn

Stryn ©
Stryn is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. On the 16th (Sat), head outdoors with Eduardo Juan, then stroll the grounds of Loen Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Olden kyrkje, and finally contemplate the long history of Olden.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Stryn trip maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Oslo to Stryn in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Stryn, with lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Geiranger.

Things to do in Stryn

Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Loen, Olden kyrkje
Highlights from your plan
Olden ©
Olden
Olden kyrkje ©
Olden kyrkje
Loen Church ©
Loen Church

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 17th (Sun): make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger, then take in breathtaking views at Flydalsjuvet, then pause for some serene contemplation at Geiranger Church, and finally explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen and then admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Geiranger journey maker app .

You can drive from Stryn to Geiranger in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Geiranger

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

3
nights
Trondheim

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Get a sense of the local culture at Kristiansten Fortress and Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum. Let the collections at Ringve Museum and Rockheim capture your imagination. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Bakklandet Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Nidaros Cathedral, trek along Bymarka, and brush up on your military savvy at The Armoury Rustkammeret.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Trondheim trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Geiranger to Trondheim takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Trondheim

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Kristiansten Fortress ©
Kristiansten Fortress
Bakklandet Old Town ©
Bakklandet Old Town
Bymarka ©
Bymarka

2
nights
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.
On the 22nd (Fri), see the interesting displays at Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet, then explore the striking landscape at Tromso Fjords, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Arctic Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Polaria, and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tromso trip itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Trondheim to Tromso takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In May, Tromso is little chillier than Trondheim - with highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Alta.

Things to do in Tromso

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords
Speed Boats Tours
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral

2
nights
Alta

Alta ©
Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Tirpitz Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Alta trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Tromso to Alta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. May in Alta sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Alta

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Northern Lights Cathedral ©
Northern Lights Cathedral
Safaris

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum and Stine Hoff Kunstglass Economusee. Step out of the city life by going to Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken and Hardangerfjord. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, see the interesting displays at Bergenhus Festningsmuesum, identify plant and animal life at Gronevika, and get a taste of the local shopping with KODE Art Museums of Bergen.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bergen road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Alta to Bergen takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Alta in May, with highs in Bergen at 15°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

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

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