18 days in Norway, Levi & Helsinki Itinerary

18 days in Norway, Levi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Start: Hong Kong, China
Fly:  17 h 15 min
1
Stavanger, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Flam, Norway
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
Tromso, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 45 min
6
Levi, Finland
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 30 min
7
Helsinki, Finland
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Hong Kong, China

3
nights
Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Flyhistorisk Museum and Solvberget bibliotek og kulturhus. Get outdoors at Borestranden Beach and Hike Oygardstol to Langavatn via Kjerag. Change things up with these side-trips from Stavanger: Månafossen (in Frafjord) and Lyseveien to Lysebotn (in Sirdal Municipality). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Sande Beach, view the masterpieces at Touscene, admire the verdant scenery at Lysefjord, and shop like a local with Galleri Gann.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Stavanger travel itinerary planner.

Hong Kong, China to Stavanger is an approximately 18.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Hong Kong to Stavanger. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Hong Kong in March; daily highs in Stavanger reach 7°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Månafossen, Helleristninger (petroglyphs) Austre Amoy, Hike Oygardstol to Langavatn via Kjerag, Galleri Gann, Borestranden Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lysefjord ©
Lysefjord
Borestranden Beach ©
Borestranden Beach
Månafossen ©
Månafossen

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Gronevika, and then hike along Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at The Arboretum and Botanical Garden, Milde, then enjoy the sand and surf at Helleneset, and then get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bergen trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Stavanger to Bergen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Flam.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene ©
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene

2
nights
Flam, Norway

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.
On the 13th (Fri), stroll through Aurlandsdalen, then get to know the fascinating history of Vindhellavegen, then wander the streets of Gamle Laerdalsoeyri, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vangen Kyrkje (Vangen Church). On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bakka Church and then stroll through Voss Fjellandsby Skiutleige AS.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Flam tour planner.

Drive from Bergen to Flam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, Flam is little chillier than Bergen - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Oslo.

Things to do in Flam

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Gamle Laerdalsoeyri, Vangen Kyrkje (Vangen Church), Vindhellavegen, Voss Fjellandsby Skiutleige AS, Aurlandsdalen
Highlights from your plan
Aurlandsdalen ©
Aurlandsdalen
Vindhellavegen ©
Vindhellavegen
Gamle Laerdalsoeyri ©
Gamle Laerdalsoeyri

3
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Tryvann Ski Resort and Nordmarka. Discover out-of-the-way places like Oslomarka and Marinemuseet (The Norwegian Naval Museum). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Sognsvann Lake, admire the landmark architecture of Tjuvholmen Neighbourhood, explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), and see the interesting displays at 22 July Centre.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Oslo trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Flam to Oslo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. While traveling from Flam, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Oslo, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Marinemuseet (The Norwegian Naval Museum)
Highlights from your plan
Tryvann Ski Resort
Tryvann Ski Resort
Nordmarka ©
Nordmarka
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka

2
nights
Tromso, Norway

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 18th (Wed), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then kick back and relax at Telegrafbukta Beach, and then brush up on your military savvy at Tromso Defence Museum. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Perspektivet Museum and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find maps and tourist information, read our Tromso trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Tromso takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in March, you will find days in Tromso are a bit cooler (1°C), and nights are about the same (-4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tromso

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Telegrafbukta Beach ©
Telegrafbukta Beach

2
nights
Levi, Finland

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort, then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and then hit the slopes at Kids' Land. On your second day here, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and then wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Levi trip maker site.

Explore your travel options from Tromso to Levi with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tromso to Levi. Traveling from Tromso in March, Levi is little chillier at night with lows of -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
On the 22nd (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and then explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take a stroll through Katajanokka, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Levi in March, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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