23 days in Norway Itinerary

23 days in Norway Itinerary

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23 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  25​h
1
Oslo
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
2
Forsand Municipality
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Stavanger
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Bergen
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Flam
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
6
Andalsnes
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Geiranger
— 3 nights
bus + train:  6​h 45​min
8
Trondheim
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Melbourne

4
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hallanderiet in Son (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), browse the exhibits of Norsk Folkemuseum, and examine the collection at Kon-Tiki Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Oslo trip itinerary maker .

Melbourne, Australia to Oslo is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Melbourne to Oslo, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In September in Oslo, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Forsand Municipality.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Hallanderiet
Highlights from your plan
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum

2
nights
Forsand Municipality

Forsand Municipality ©
With a cluster of villages surrounded by untouched nature, Forsand Municipality is a great destination for those looking to immerse themselves in scenic surroundings, far from the city bustle.
On the 7th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Gloppedalsura Scree and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kjerag. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Hogsfjorden, take some stellar pictures from Pulpit Rock, and then appreciate the history behind Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Forsand Municipality online tour itinerary builder .

Getting from Oslo to Forsand Municipality by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Oslo in September since evenings lows in Forsand Municipality dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Stavanger.

Things to do in Forsand Municipality

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Hogsfjorden, Gloppedalsura Scree, Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
Pulpit Rock ©
Pulpit Rock
Kjerag ©
Kjerag
Hogsfjorden ©
Hogsfjorden

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Sverd i fjell and then appreciate the views at Lysefjord. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Norwegian Petroleum Museum, steep yourself in history at Old Stavanger, then take in the exciting artwork at Touscene, and finally race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Stavanger online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Forsand Municipality to Stavanger takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Stavanger are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Stavanger

Tours Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Lysefjord ©
Lysefjord
Old Stavanger ©
Old Stavanger

2
nights
Bergen

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
On the 11th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, take in the exciting artwork at DMG GALLERY, then take in the waterfront at Bryggen, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), and finally take in the waterfront at Fish Market. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, stop by Fabelflora, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Stoltzekleiven.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bergen sightseeing tool .

Traveling by flight from Stavanger to Bergen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Flam.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

2
nights
Flam

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): make a trip to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route, take in panoramic vistas at Stegastein Lookout, then examine the collection at Flaamsbana Museet, and finally explore the striking landscape at Naeroyfjord. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Brekkefossen, then admire the sheer force of Rjoandefossen, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Borgund Stave Church.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Flam travel route builder tool .

Drive from Bergen to Flam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bergen in September; daily highs in Flam reach 15°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Andalsnes.

Things to do in Flam

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aurlandsvangen, Naeroyfjord, Borgund Stave Church
Highlights from your plan
Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route ©
Stegastein Lookout ©
Stegastein Lookout

2
nights
Andalsnes

Andalsnes ©
Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. On the 15th (Tue), stroll through Romsdalseggen, cruise along Trollstigen, and then admire the sheer force of Stigfossen Waterfall. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Nesaksla, then don't miss a visit to Rampestreken, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Romsdalen Valley.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Andalsnes road trip planning tool .

Getting from Flam to Andalsnes by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. September in Andalsnes sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Geiranger.

Things to do in Andalsnes

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

The Romsdalen Valley, Trollstigen
Highlights from your plan
Romsdalseggen ©
Romsdalseggen
Trollstigen ©
Trollstigen
Rampestreken ©
Rampestreken

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.
Spend the 19th (Sat) among the memorable landscape of Geiranger Fjord. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba, take in the dramatic scenery at The Seven Sisters, explore the striking landscape at Jostedals Glacier, and pause for some serene contemplation at Geiranger Church.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Geiranger trip itinerary site .

Getting from Andalsnes to Geiranger by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Geiranger can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Jostedals Glacier
Highlights from your plan
Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba ©
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters

3
nights
Trondheim

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
On the 20th (Sun), grab your bike and head to Sykkelheisen Trampe, see the interesting displays at Norwegian Deaf Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nidaros Cathedral, then snap pictures at Old Town Bridge, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your military savvy at The Armoury Rustkammeret, take a stroll through Bakklandet Old Town, then learn about all things military at Kristiansten Fortress, and finally tee off at Trondheim par3golf.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Trondheim travel planner.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Geiranger to Trondheim in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Trondheim can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Trondheim

Historic Sites Museums Trails
Highlights from your plan
Nidaros Cathedral ©
Nidaros Cathedral
Old Town Bridge ©
Old Town Bridge
Bakklandet Old Town ©
Bakklandet Old Town

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