20 days in Norway Itinerary

20 days in Norway Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Norway journey planner

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Fly
1
Oslo
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Stavanger
— 1 night
Drive
3
Odda
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Bergen
— 1 night
Drive
5
Flam
— 1 night
Drive
6
Laerdalsoyri
— 1 night
Drive
7
Geiranger
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Andalsnes
— 1 night
Drive
9
Trondheim
— 1 night
Fly
10
Bodo
Ferry to Moskenes ferjekai, Drive to Leknes
11
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 2 nights
Drive
12
Narvik
— 2 nights
Drive
13
Senja
— 1 night
Drive
14
Tromso
— 2 nights
Fly

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Oslo

— 2 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
On the 10th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), then explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, and finally stroll around Vigeland Park. Keep things going the next day: walk around Ekebergparken and then see what you can catch with Oslo Fjord Boat Fishing.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Oslo trip itinerary planner.

Milan, Italy to Oslo is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in August, things will get slightly colder in Oslo: highs are around 23°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can fly to Stavanger.

Things to do in Oslo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Stavanger

— 1 night

Oil Capital

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): explore the engaging exhibits at Norsk Hermetikkmuseum, then examine the collection at Breidablikk, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Gloppedalsura Rock Fall.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Stavanger holiday planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Stavanger in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Stavanger, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Odda.

Things to do in Stavanger

Museums · Nature · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Odda

— 2 nights
Odda is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): trek along Trolltunga Active and then admire the sheer force of Vidfossen Waterfall.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Odda trip builder.

You can drive from Stavanger to Odda in 4 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Stavanger in August since evenings lows in Odda dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bergen.

Things to do in Odda

Parks · Adventure · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Bergen

— 1 night

City of Seven Mountains

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 14th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Bryggen, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, and finally hunt for treasures at Fish Market.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bergen tour itinerary maker site.

Getting from Odda to Bergen by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Bergen are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Flam.

Things to do in Bergen

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Flam

— 1 night
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 15th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Flam Church, then hike along Flam Hiking AS, and then admire all the interesting features of Otternes Bygdetun.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Flam online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Bergen to Flam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Flam can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Laerdalsoyri.

Things to do in Flam

Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Laerdalsoyri

— 1 night
Lærdalsøyri is the administrative centre of the municipality of Lærdal in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): visit Gamle Laerdalsoeyri and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Borgund Stave Church.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Laerdalsoyri trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Flam to Laerdalsoyri in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Laerdalsoyri

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Geiranger

— 2 nights

Pearl of the North

Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
On the 17th (Tue), head outdoors with Active Geiranger and then head outdoors with Storseterfossen. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Norwegian Fjord Centre, then pause for some serene contemplation at Geiranger Church, and then identify plant and animal life at Korsmyra - Hiking Track.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Geiranger trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Laerdalsoyri to Geiranger takes 4.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Geiranger can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Andalsnes.

Things to do in Geiranger

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails · Museums

Andalsnes

— 1 night
Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. On the 19th (Thu), take a memorable drive along Trollstigen and then head outdoors with Nesaksla.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Andalsnes online trip maker.

You can drive from Geiranger to Andalsnes in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Andalsnes are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Trondheim.

Things to do in Andalsnes

Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Trondheim

— 1 night
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): trek along Ladestien - Hiking Trail and then surround yourself with nature on Nature Tours - Day Trips.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Trondheim online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Andalsnes to Trondheim takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Trondheim can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can fly to Bodo.

Things to do in Trondheim

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Trails

Bodo

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bodo online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Trondheim to Bodo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Trondheim in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Bodo: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 11°C at night. On the 21st (Sat), you'll travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Bodo

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Museums

Leknes, Vestvagoy

— 2 nights
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Start your trip to Leknes by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Fly from Bodo to Leknes in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Narvik.

Things to do in Leknes

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Narvik

— 2 nights
or Áhkanjárga is the third-largest town and municipality in Nordland county, Norway by population. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): stop by Other, take an in-depth tour of Narvik museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Narvik Church. Keep things going the next day: see some colorful creatures with Dive Norway and then get engrossed in the history at Narvik Krigsmuseum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Narvik road trip site.

Traveling by car from Leknes to Narvik takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Narvik, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Senja.

Things to do in Narvik

Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife · Tours

Senja

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): trek along Scenic Route Senja. Here are some ideas for day two: ski along the peaceful trails at Arctic Guide and Visit and then take an exotic tour of Senja Husky Adventure.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Senja vacation planner.

Getting from Narvik to Senja by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Narvik in August since evenings lows in Senja dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Senja

Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Tromso

— 2 nights

Paris of the North

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 27th (Fri): take an exotic tour of Polar Charter, stop by Tromso Arctic Gifts & Souvenirs, and then admire the natural beauty at Tromso Botaniske Hage.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tromso itinerary planner.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Senja to Tromso in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August in Tromso, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Wildlife

Norway travel guide

4.2
History Museums · Nightlife · Specialty Museums
Land of the Midnight Sun
Take a trip up north and visit Norway, the land of fjords, northern lights, unspoiled nature, and friendly communities. Norway is a haven for holidaymakers who enjoy the outdoors, with numerous resorts for downhill skiing and snowboarding, as well as countless trails for hiking in the summer or dog sledding and cross-country skiing in the winter. Norway's cities combine historical and modern architecture and feature a selection of museums, art galleries, and performance venues. Meanwhile, traditional ways of life, local customs, and crafts are celebrated in many open-air and ethnological museums across the land. Even though the country has a modern and elaborate system of roads, Norway continues to foster its ancient connection with the sea. Take to the waters yourself with tours of the scenic coast, fjords, or whale watching.

Lofoten Islands travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums