21 days in Norway & Hirtshals Itinerary

21 days in Norway & Hirtshals Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe vacation planner

Make it your trip
Drive
1
Hirtshals, Denmark
— 1 night
Drive
2
Larvik, Norway
— 1 night
Drive
3
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Lillehammer, Norway
— 1 night
Drive
5
Kristiansund, Norway
— 1 night
Drive
6
Molde, Norway
Drive
7
Alesund, Norway
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Andalsnes, Norway
Drive
9
Geiranger, Norway
— 2 nights
Drive
10
Kaupanger, Norway
— 2 nights
Drive
11
Flam, Norway
— 1 night
Drive
12
Eidfjord Municipality, Norway
Drive
13
Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
Drive
14
Odda, Norway
— 1 night
Drive
15
Stavanger, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly
16
Kristiansand, Norway
— 1 night
Drive
17
Hirtshals, Denmark
— 1 night
Drive

S M T W T F S
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4

Hirtshals, Denmark

— 1 night
Hirtshals is a town and seaport on the coast of Skagerrak on the island of Vendsyssel-Thy at the top of the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark, Europe. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): examine the collection at Bunkermuseet Hirtshals.

Plan my Hirtshals trip by asking Inspirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Essen, Germany to Hirtshals is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. August in Hirtshals sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Larvik.

Things to do in Hirtshals

Museums
Highlights from your trip

Larvik, Norway

— 1 night
Larvik is a town and municipality in Vestfold county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Foldvik Familypark.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Larvik road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hirtshals to Larvik takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Hirtshals in August, Larvik is a bit cooler at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Oslo.

Things to do in Larvik

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip

Oslo, Norway

— 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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), then admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, and then stroll around Vigeland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): explore the activities along Oslofjord, take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Fram Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Oslo itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Larvik to Oslo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Larvik in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Oslo, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lillehammer.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Lillehammer, Norway

— 1 night
Lillehammer is a town and municipality in Oppland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Lysgardsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena, then have fun and explore at Maihaugen Open-Air Museum, then view the masterpieces at Galleri Zink, and finally hit the slopes at Lillehammer Olympic Bob & LugeTrack.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lillehammer road trip planner.

Getting from Oslo to Lillehammer by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Oslo in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Lillehammer, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Kristiansund.

Things to do in Lillehammer

Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Highlights from your trip

Kristiansund, Norway

— 1 night
Kristiansund is a city and municipality on the western coast of Norway in the Nordmøre district of Møre og Romsdal county. On the 20th (Fri), appreciate the history behind Klippfiskkjerringa, then see the interesting displays at Mellemvaerftet Old Shipbuilding Museum, and then get great views at Varden Utsiktspunkt.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kristiansund road trip app.

You can drive from Lillehammer to Kristiansund in 6 hours. Traveling from Lillehammer in August, Kristiansund is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Molde.

Things to do in Kristiansund

Museums

Molde, Norway

Molde is a city and municipality in Romsdal in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): make a trip to Varden the Molde Panorama and then see the interesting displays at Romsdal Museum.

To find more things to do and tourist information, use the Molde online trip maker.

Getting from Kristiansund to Molde by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Alesund.

Things to do in Molde

Museums

Alesund, Norway

— 2 nights
A lively seaport renowned for its high concentration of Art Nouveau buildings, Alesund stretches over seven islands and features a compact city center almost entirely surrounded by water.
To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Alesund trip planner.

Drive from Molde to Alesund in 2 hours. August in Alesund sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll travel to Andalsnes.

Things to do in Alesund

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Andalsnes, Norway

Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. On the 23rd (Mon), don't miss a visit to Rampestreken.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Andalsnes using our trip planner.

Getting from Alesund to Andalsnes by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Geiranger.
Highlights from your trip

Geiranger, Norway

— 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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Geiranger road trip planning site.

Drive from Andalsnes to Geiranger in 2.5 hours. August in Geiranger sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kaupanger.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature · Parks

Kaupanger, Norway

— 2 nights
Kaupanger is a village situated along the northern shore of the Sognefjorden in the municipality of Sogndal in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stedje Church, then examine the collection at De Heibergske Samlinger, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kaupanger Stave Church.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Kaupanger trip planner.

Drive from Geiranger to Kaupanger in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. In August, daytime highs in Kaupanger are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You'll set off for Flam on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Kaupanger

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Flam, Norway

— 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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Stegastein Lookout, contemplate the waterfront views at Naeroyfjord, and then see the interesting displays at Flaamsbana Museet.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Flam trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kaupanger to Flam takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Flam are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Eidfjord Municipality.

Things to do in Flam

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Eidfjord Municipality, Norway

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Eidfjord Municipality road trip planning tool.

Getting from Flam to Eidfjord Municipality by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You'll set off for Bergen on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Eidfjord Municipality

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Bergen, Norway

— 2 nights

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 28th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Gunvor Handmade Illustration, take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, examine the collection at Theta Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, and finally don't miss a visit to Fish Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the deep blue sea with Gone Paddling AS, take in the spiritual surroundings of St John's Church, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bergen travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Eidfjord Municipality to Bergen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Odda.

Things to do in Bergen

Nature · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Odda, Norway

— 1 night
Odda is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Vidfossen Waterfall and then admire the sheer force of Latefossen Waterfall.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Odda online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bergen to Odda takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Odda can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Odda

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Stavanger, Norway

— 2 nights

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 31st (Tue): explore the engaging exhibits at Norsk Hermetikkmuseum, then get curious at Norwegian Petroleum Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stavanger Cathedral. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then contemplate the long history of Old Stavanger, and then wander the streets of Ovre Holmegate.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Stavanger route planner.

Traveling by car from Odda to Stavanger takes 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Stavanger can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can fly to Kristiansand.

Things to do in Stavanger

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums · Tours

Kristiansand, Norway

— 1 night
Kristiansand, historically Christianssand / Christiansand, is a city and municipality in Norway. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kristiansand Domkirke, then head outdoors with Fiskebrygga, and then step off the mainland to explore Odderoya. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Kristiansand City Hall, take an in-depth tour of Kristiansand Cannon Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Ravnedalen Naturpark, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Baneheia.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kristiansand tour builder site.

Traveling by flight from Stavanger to Kristiansand takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Kristiansand are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hirtshals.

Things to do in Kristiansand

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Hirtshals, Denmark

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): admire the local landmark of Fontaene.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hirtshals trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kristiansand to Hirtshals takes 3.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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.

Western Norway travel guide

4.4
Mountains · Flea Markets · Piers & Boardwalks
Admire the mighty glaciers, traverse the scenic fjords, and visit the historical cities of Western Norway, the country's traditional gateway to the world. From ancient fishermen and fierce Vikings, to medieval traders and modern industry, the area's link with the sea has never been broken. Whatever the season, Western Norway offers an abundance of opportunities for sightseeing and vacation activities. The region is a great destination for hiking, cycling, skiing, or fishing, while the charming villages and small coastal towns offer peaceful, friendly hospitality. Throughout the region you can find superb examples of traditional wooden architecture, and the larger urban centers, like Bergen and Stavanger, combine modern facilities with historical monuments. The area is famous for its seafood and fresh mountain water, so make sure to sample the local specialties.

Sogndal Municipality travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Churches · Scenic Drive
Sogndal is a municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is located on the northern shore of the Sognefjorden in the traditional district of Sogn. The village of Sogndalsfjøra (population 3,455 in 2012) is the administrative center of Sogndal municipality. Other villages include Kaupanger, Kjørnes, Fimreite, Nornes, and Fjærland. Sogndal Airport, Haukåsen is located southwest of Kaupanger.The Norwegian dialect spoken in Sogndal is called sognamål.In 1917, a farmer in Sogndal plowed up the Eggja stone, a gravestone with runic inscriptions important for the history of the Old Norse language.General informationSogndal was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). The original municipality was identical to the Sogndal parish (prestegjeld) with the sub-parishes (sokn) of Stedje, Norane, and Kaupanger. On 1 January 1964, the Tingstad area (population: 5) was transferred from Leikanger municipality to Sogndal municipality. On 1 January 2000, the sub-parish of Fjærland was transferred from Balestrand municipality to Sogndal.

Source