19 days in Norway Itinerary

19 days in Norway Itinerary

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19 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Durham
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Stavanger
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Trondheim
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Bodo, Nordland
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  1​h 45​min
4
Vagan, Lofoten Islands
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + Ferry + Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Tromso
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Oslo
— 2 nights
Train + Bus:  6​h 15​min
7
Geiranger
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Briksdalsbre
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h
9
Bergen
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Durham

2
nights
Stavanger

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.
You've added Tryggvi Islandshestgard, Lysefjord, Photography Tours, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Tryggvi Islandshestgard, appreciate the views at Lysefjord, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pulpit Rock.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Stavanger travel itinerary creator.

Durham, USA to Stavanger is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET) is 6 hours. Traveling from Durham in November, expect nights in Stavanger to be about the same, around 38°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Stavanger

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pulpit Rock, Tryggvi Islandshestgard
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Pulpit Rock ©
Pulpit Rock
Lysefjord ©
Lysefjord
Tryggvi Islandshestgard ©
Tryggvi Islandshestgard

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Munkholmen batteri as well as Trondheim kayak. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Munkholmen batteri and then get outside with Trondheim kayak.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Trondheim trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Stavanger to Trondheim in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Stavanger in November: high temperatures in Trondheim hover around 41°F and lows are around 31°F. You'll set off for Bodo on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Trondheim

Outdoors Adventure Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Trondheim kayak ©
Trondheim kayak
Munkholmen batteri ©
Munkholmen batteri

2
nights
Bodo, Nordland

Bodo ©
On the 23rd (Thu), take in the pleasant sights at Saltstraumen.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bodo holiday planner.

Fly from Trondheim to Bodo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 42°F in November, and nighttime lows around 35°F. You will leave for Vagan on the 25th (Sat).
Highlights from your plan
Saltstraumen ©
Saltstraumen

2
nights
Vagan, Lofoten Islands

Vagan ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lofoten Explorer as well as Haukland Beach. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): see the top attractions with Lofoten Explorer. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): stroll through Haukland Beach and then examine the collection at Magic Ice.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Vagan vacation trip planner.

You can fly from Bodo to Vagan in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Vagan

Tours Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Haukland Beach
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Lofoten Explorer ©
Lofoten Explorer
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Magic Ice Lofoten ©
Magic Ice Lofoten

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wandering Owl, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Arctic Experience Tromso, and other attractions you added. On the 27th (Mon), get a taste of local nightlife at Arctic Experience Tromso, then join in the after-dark buzz at Chasing Lights, then look for all kinds of wild species at Enjoy the Arctic, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Wandering Owl. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Tromso Fjords and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tromso itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Vagan to Tromso takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In November in Tromso, expect temperatures between 36°F during the day and 28°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Tromso

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Chasing Lights ©
Chasing Lights
Enjoy the Arctic ©
Enjoy the Arctic
Wandering Owl ©
Wandering Owl

2
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Korketrekkeren. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum and then examine the collection at Holmenkollen Ski Museum and Ski Jump Tower. On the next day, fly down the slopes at Korketrekkeren.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Oslo online itinerary creator.

Getting from Tromso to Oslo by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Tromso in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Oslo, with highs around 47°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Geiranger.

Things to do in Oslo

Outdoors Winter Sports Museums
Highlights from your plan
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Holmenkollen Ski Museum ©
Holmenkollen Ski Museum
Korketrekkeren ©
Korketrekkeren

3
nights
Geiranger

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Geiranger Fjord, Ornevegen - Ornesvingen and Seven Sisters. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Geiranger Fjord. On the next day, cruise along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen and then take in the dramatic scenery at Seven Sisters.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Geiranger vacation builder.

You can drive from Oslo to Geiranger in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Oslo in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Geiranger, with lows of 32°F. On the 4th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Briksdalsbre.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen ©
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen

1
day
Briksdalsbre

Briksdalsbre ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get outside with Briksdalsbreen and then take in the pleasant sights at Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen).

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Briksdalsbre vacation planner.

Getting from Geiranger to Briksdalsbre by car takes about 3.5 hours. When traveling from Geiranger in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Briksdalsbre, with highs around 36°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Bergen.
Highlights from your plan
Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen) ©

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen) as well as Fjord Tours. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): catch all the local highlights with Fjord Tours and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen).

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bergen sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Briksdalsbre to Bergen takes 5.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Briksdalsbre in December: highs in Bergen hover around 42°F, while lows dip to 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

Tours Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Fjord Tours ©
Fjord Tours

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