27 days in Norway Itinerary

27 days in Norway Itinerary

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27 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Stavanger
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
3
Tromso
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Oslo
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Gressvik
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
6
Geiranger
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Bremanger Municipality
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
8
Bergen
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: London

4
nights
Stavanger

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.
Relax by the water at Orre Beach and Sjobadet Myklebust. Get some historical perspective at Jaeren and Varhaug Old Churchyard. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stavanger: Borestranden Beach (in Kleppe) and Ogna Beach (in Ogna). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Sande Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Galleri Gann, tour the pleasant surroundings at Godalen Beach, and shop like a local with Touscene.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Stavanger road trip planning tool .

London, UK to Stavanger is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Stavanger. When traveling from London in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Stavanger: temperatures range from 7°C by day to 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sola Municipality, Randaberg Municipality, Borestranden Beach, Varhaug Old Churchyard, Galleri Gann
Highlights from your plan
Orre Beach ©
Orre Beach
Borestranden Beach ©
Borestranden Beach
Halandsvannet ©
Halandsvannet

3
nights
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Get outdoors at Haukland Beach and Uttakleiv Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Leknes: Bunes Beach (in Reine) and Rambergstranda (in Ramberg). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Lofoten Island, appreciate the views at Himmeltinden, and pause for some serene contemplation at Flakstad Church.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Leknes trip planner .

You can fly from Stavanger to Leknes in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Stavanger in January, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Leknes: temperatures range from 1°C by day to -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Flakstad Church, Bunes Beach, Lofoten Island, Rambergstranda
Highlights from your plan
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Himmeltinden ©
Himmeltinden

4
nights
Tromso

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.
Get some historical perspective at The Arctic Cathedral and Our Lady Catholic Church. Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Base Tromso. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum (Polarmuseet), stop by Tromso Arctic Gifts & Souvenirs, explore the world behind art at Perspektivet Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Lone Slydahl.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tromso trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Leknes to Tromso in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Leknes in January: high temperatures in Tromso hover around -1°C and lows are around -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Tromso

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

The Arctic Cathedral, Tromsoe Alpinsenter
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Base Tromso ©
Base Tromso

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and Christiania Torv are in your itinerary. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Huk and Hvervenbukta. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ingierstrand Beach, get in on the family fun at Norsk Folkemuseum, explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, and see the interesting displays at Viking Ship Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Oslo vacation site .

Traveling by flight from Tromso to Oslo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Tromso, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Oslo, ranging from highs of 6°C to lows of -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Gressvik.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum

2
nights
Gressvik

Gressvik ©
Gressvik is a village located in the municipality of Fredrikstad, Norway. On the 16th (Thu), stroll through Maerrapanna Bathing and Recreational Area, enjoy the sand and surf at Saltholmen, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hvaler Church. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Foten Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kuvauen - Old Fishing Harbour, and then stroll through Spjaeroeykilen Bathing Spot.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Gressvik visit planning site .

Drive from Oslo to Gressvik in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Oslo in January, expect nights in Gressvik to be about the same, around -6°C, while days are little chillier, around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Gressvik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hvaler Municipality, Saltholmen
Highlights from your plan
Saltholmen ©
Saltholmen
Hvaler Church ©
Hvaler Church

2
nights
Geiranger

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Visiting Geiranger Fjord and The Seven Sisters will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Herdalssetra and Stordal Gamle Kyrkje are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Stryn Sommerski in Stryn (about 1h 10 min away). There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba, explore the different monuments and memorials at Geiranger Church, and explore the stunning scenery at Flydalsjuvet.

Start your trip to Geiranger by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Gressvik to Geiranger by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Bremanger Municipality.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Stryn Sommerski, Herdalssetra, Stordal Gamle Kyrkje
Highlights from your plan
Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Flydalsjuvet ©
Flydalsjuvet

2
nights
Bremanger Municipality

Bremanger Municipality ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vetvika and then enjoy the sand and surf at Grotlesanden. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit a coastal fixture at Kvanhovden Lighthouse and then stroll through Hornelen.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bremanger Municipality trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Geiranger to Bremanger Municipality takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Geiranger in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bremanger Municipality, with lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Bremanger Municipality

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Kvanhovden Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Grotlesanden ©
Grotlesanden
Vetvika ©
Vetvika
Hornelen ©
Hornelen

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Bryggen and Lyse Abbey. Step out of the city life by going to Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen) and Ulriken. Step out of Bergen with an excursion to Fjell Fortress Museum Vest in Fjell--about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lovstaken, tour the pleasant surroundings at Helleneset, see the interesting displays at Stine Hoff Kunstglass Economusee, and hunt for treasures at Fish Market.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bergen vacation planning website .

Traveling by car from Bremanger Municipality to Bergen takes 4.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Bergen can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lyse Abbey, Fjell Fortress Museum Vest
Highlights from your plan
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum

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