23 days in Norway Itinerary

23 days in Norway Itinerary

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Fly
1
Oslo
— 5 nights
Fly
2
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 3 nights
Fly to Alesund, Ferry to Geiranger
3
Geiranger
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Andalsnes
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Bergen
— 3 nights
Fly
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Stavanger
— 4 nights
Fly
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Flam
— 3 nights
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Oslo

— 5 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Ingierstrand Beach and Bygdøy. Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and Det Kongelige Slott will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, take a stroll through Karl Johans gate, admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, and get in on the family fun at Norsk Folkemuseum.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Oslo day trip website.

Helsinki, Finland to Oslo is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Helsinki in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Oslo, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can fly to Leknes.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Leknes, Vestvagoy

— 3 nights
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. On the 29th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Himmeltinden, enjoy the sand and surf at Haukland Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Lofotr Viking Museum, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Galleri2. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Kvalvika Beach, then kick back and relax at Rambergstranda Beach, and then step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Leknes online travel route planner.

Getting from Oslo to Leknes by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in July, you will find days in Leknes are slightly colder (17°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at The Seven Sisters, then take in breathtaking views at Flydalsjuvet, and then get great views at Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Geiranger Fjord.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Geiranger online trip maker.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Leknes to Geiranger in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Leknes in July: highs in Geiranger hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Andalsnes.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks · Nature

Andalsnes

— 2 nights
Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): trek along Romsdalseggen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): trek along Bispevatnet, take a memorable drive along Trollstigen, and then admire the sheer force of Stigfossen Waterfall.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Andalsnes road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Geiranger to Andalsnes takes 2.5 hours. August in Andalsnes sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Bergen.

Things to do in Andalsnes

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

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.
Get in touch with nature at Mount Floyen and the Funicular and Gone Paddling AS. Museum-lovers will get to explore Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum and Gunvor Handmade Illustration. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Bryggen, take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, see the interesting displays at Theta Museum, and learn the secrets of beer at Bergen Food Tours.

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

You can fly from Andalsnes to Bergen in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Bergen, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can fly to Stavanger.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Stavanger

— 4 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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Orre Beach and Sjobadet Myklebust. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Stavanger and Touscene. Venture out of the city with trips to Vedafjell (in Sirevag), Ogna Beach (in Ogna) and Borestranden Beach (in Kleppe). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Sande Beach, stroll through Godalen Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Haland Hagesenter.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Stavanger trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Bergen to Stavanger by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Stavanger can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Flam.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Flam

— 3 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.
Escape the urban bustle at FjordSafari and Kjelfossen Waterfall. Gamle Laerdalsoeyri and Flaamsbana Museet are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Flam's surroundings by going to Stalheimskleiva (in Stalheim) and Kjosfossen Waterfall (in Myrdal). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Naeroyfjord.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Flam trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Stavanger to Flam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Stavanger in August, plan for little chillier nights in Flam, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Flam

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Trails

Side Trips

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