21 days in Norway Itinerary

21 days in Norway Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Norway visit planner

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Drive to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Fly to Ålesund Airport, Drive to Geiranger
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Geiranger
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bergen
— 3 nights
Drive
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Voss Municipality
— 1 night
Drive
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Flam
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rjukan
— 1 night
Drive
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Oslo
— 4 nights
Fly
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Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Tromso
— 3 nights
Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Drive to Waalwijk

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Geiranger

— 4 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.
Visiting The Seven Sisters and Lovatnet will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Flydalsjuvet and Active Geiranger. Change things up with these side-trips from Geiranger: Stryn (Mount Skala & Stryn Sommerski). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Norwegian Fjord Centre, pause for some serene contemplation at Geiranger Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Korsmyra - Hiking Track, and look for gifts at Geiranger Sjokolade.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Geiranger online journey maker.

Waalwijk, The Netherlands to Geiranger is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. When traveling from Waalwijk in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Geiranger: temperatures range from 60°F by day to 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Geiranger

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Bergen

— 3 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.
Visiting Hardangerfjord and Mount Floyen and the Funicular will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gone Paddling AS and Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's Church, take an in-depth tour of Bergenhus Festningsmuesum, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bergen online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Geiranger to Bergen in 7.5 hours. September in Bergen sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Voss Municipality.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Voss Municipality

— 1 night
A vacation in Voss Municipality offers great opportunities for bird-watchers--more than 155 avian species live in the region, including the great egret and the European hobby.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Voss Folkemuseum, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then admire the sheer force of Tvindefossen.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Voss Municipality itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bergen to Voss Municipality takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Voss Municipality are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Flam.

Things to do in Voss Municipality

Tours · Parks · Adventure · Museums

Flam

— 2 nights
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 15th (Wed): get in touch with nature with FjordSafari, then examine the collection at Flaamsbana Museet, then admire the sheer force of Brekkefossen, and finally admire the sheer force of Rjoandefossen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Stegastein Lookout, take in the dramatic scenery at Kjosfossen Waterfall, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Naeroyfjord.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Flam trip planner.

Drive from Voss Municipality to Flam in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Voss Municipality in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Flam: temperatures range from 55°F by day to 44°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rjukan.

Things to do in Flam

Parks · Nature · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

Rjukan

— 1 night
Rjukan is a town and the administrative centre of Tinn municipality in Telemark, Norway. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): catch a ride on Gaustabanen, then take in the awesome beauty at Gaustatoppen, and then fly down the slopes at Krossobanen.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rjukan trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Flam to Rjukan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. While traveling from Flam, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rjukan, ranging from highs of 62°F to lows of 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Oslo.

Things to do in Rjukan

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Tours

Oslo

— 4 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Well Spa Resort and Frogner Park. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Oslofjord, examine the collection at Munch Museum, and stroll around Vigeland Park.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Oslo day trip website.

Drive from Rjukan to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Oslo, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Leknes.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Baths

Side Trip

Leknes, Vestvagoy

— 2 nights
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Uttakleiv Beach, then kick back and relax at Haukland Beach, and then hike along Offersoykammen Hiking Trail. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Lofoten Island, kick back and relax at Kvalvika Beach, and then kick back and relax at Rambergstranda Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Leknes trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Oslo to Leknes in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or drive. When traveling from Oslo in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Leknes: temperatures range from 54°F by day to 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Tromso.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Tromso

— 3 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Polar Charter and Coastal Hiking. Visiting Grotfjord and Telegrafbukta Beach will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Tromso Botaniske Hage, admire the striking features of The Arctic Cathedral, take in the exciting artwork at Blast, and explore the world behind art at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum.

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

Traveling by flight from Leknes to Tromso takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Norway travel guide

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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.