18 days in Norway Itinerary

18 days in Norway Itinerary

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18 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Muscat
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Oslo
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Kristiansand
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Trondheim
— 2 nights
train + bus:  5​h 45​min
4
Geiranger
— 2 nights
ferry + bus:  4​h 45​min
5
Flam
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Bergen
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Muscat

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.
Natural History Museum and Fetsund Lenser - Flow museum will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eidsvoll 1814 Norwegian Center for Constitution and Vestre Gravlund. Go for a jaunt from Oslo to Gran Municipality to see Sosterkirkene about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Henie Onstad Art Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Aker Church, get your game on at VR Games Zone, and see the interesting displays at 22 July Centre.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Oslo journey builder website .

Muscat, Oman to Oslo is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Muscat to Oslo due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Muscat in August, with highs in Oslo at 23°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kristiansand.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Eidsvoll 1814 Norwegian Center for Constitution, Sosterkirkene, Fetsund Lenser - Flow museum
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
VR Games Zone ©
VR Games Zone
Henie Onstad Art Center ©
Henie Onstad Art Center

2
nights
Kristiansand

Kristiansand ©
Kristiansand, historically Christianssand / Christiansand, is a city and municipality in Norway. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of D/S Hestmanden, examine the collection at Stiftelsen Arkivet - Gestapos Hovedkvarter, then take an in-depth tour of Gimle Gard, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Fjaere Kirke. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ansgarkapellet, view the masterpieces at Pyramidehuset Art Gallery - Birte Lohne, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oddernes Church, then view the masterpieces at Galleri Knapstad, then view the masterpieces at Kristiansand Kunsthall, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Galleri Bi-Z.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kristiansand trip planner .

Getting from Oslo to Kristiansand by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Kristiansand are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Kristiansand

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fjaere Kirke
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D/S Hestmanden ©
D/S Hestmanden
Fjaere Kirke ©
Fjaere Kirke
Gimle Gard ©
Gimle Gard

2
nights
Trondheim

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): learn about all things military at The Armoury Rustkammeret, admire the masterpieces at Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum, stroll through Ladestien - Hiking Trail, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vaernes Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Hegra Festning. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at YellowKorner, play a few rounds at Trondheim par3golf, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Storsand Gard Camping.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Trondheim online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Kristiansand to Trondheim in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Trondheim are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Geiranger.

Things to do in Trondheim

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trip

Stjordal
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Storsand Gard Camping ©
Storsand Gard Camping
Hegra Festning ©
Hegra Festning
Vaernes Church ©
Vaernes 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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): get curious at Kraft- og skredsenteret, then head outdoors with Active Geiranger, then look for gifts at Geiranger Sjokolade, and finally stroll the grounds of Geiranger Church. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Herdalssetra, then admire the verdant scenery at Eidsvatnet, then admire all the interesting features of Skagefla, and finally don't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger.

Start your trip to Geiranger by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Trondheim to Geiranger by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Geiranger can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Flam.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Herdalssetra, Eidsvatnet, Kraft- og skredsenteret
Highlights from your plan
Active Geiranger ©
Active Geiranger
Herdalssetra ©
Herdalssetra
Geiranger Church ©
Geiranger Church

2
nights
Flam

Flam ©
Nestled in a kingdom of mountains and fjords, the scenic village of Flam serves as a good base for exploring some of the most beautiful sights of Norwegian nature.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): look for gifts at Flam Store, admire the sheer force of Rjoandefossen, admire the sheer force of Brekkefossen, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vangen Kyrkje (Vangen Church), and finally contemplate the long history of Otternes Bygdetun. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Vindhellavegen, wander the streets of Gamle Laerdalsoeyri, then trek along Flam Hiking AS, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Flam Church.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Flam trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Geiranger to Flam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Flam, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Bergen.

Things to do in Flam

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Vindhellavegen, Gamle Laerdalsoeyri, Otternes Bygdetun, Vangen Kyrkje (Vangen Church)
Highlights from your plan
Brekkefossen ©
Brekkefossen
Vindhellavegen ©
Vindhellavegen
Gamle Laerdalsoeyri ©
Gamle Laerdalsoeyri

5
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Leprosy Museum and St John's Church. Take a break from the city and head to Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall and Hardanger Fjord. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Gamle Bergen Museum - Bymuseet i Bergen, take in the exciting artwork at KODE Art Museums of Bergen, steep yourself in history at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, and hike along Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bergen day trip tool .

Getting from Flam to Bergen by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August in Bergen, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall ©
Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall

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