27 days in Norway, Russia & Reykjavik Itinerary

27 days in Norway, Russia & Reykjavik Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Moscow, Russia
— 3 nights
2
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
3
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
4
Stavanger, Norway
— 3 nights
5
Bergen, Norway
— 3 nights
6
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 10 nights


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3
nights
Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
You've added Old Arbat (Stary Arbat), Tsar Bell and Tsar Cannon, Muzeon Art Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Red Square, admire the striking features of Kremlin Walls and Towers, don't miss a visit to Lenin's Mausoleum, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Moscow online itinerary planner.

In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Red Square ©
Red Square
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral

4
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas, see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, and admire the striking features of Peter and Paul Fortress.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Moscow to St. Petersburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. August in St. Petersburg sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

2
nights
Oslo, Norway

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, then stroll around Vigeland Park, then get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Oslo trip itinerary app.

You can do a combination of train and flight from St. Petersburg to Oslo in 7.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Oslo is minus 2 hours. Traveling from St. Petersburg in August, Oslo is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

3
nights
Stavanger, Norway

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.
Stavanger is known for historic sites, childrens museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the verdant scenery at Lysefjord, take in the exciting artwork at Touscene, explore the engaging exhibits at Norsk Hermetikkmuseum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Flor & Fjære.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Stavanger sightseeing app.

You can fly from Oslo to Stavanger in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Oslo in August since evenings lows in Stavanger dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Kongeparken, Helleristninger (petroglyphs) Austre Amoy, Galleri G
Highlights from your plan
Lysefjord ©
Lysefjord
Flor & Fjære ©
Flor & Fjære
Old Stavanger ©
Old Stavanger

3
nights
Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
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 3rd (Tue): go for a walk through Stoltzekleiven, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, view the masterpieces at DMG GALLERY, then take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, then take in the waterfront at Fish Market, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken, see the interesting displays at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, and then get curious at VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Bergen day trip site.

Getting from Stavanger to Bergen by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September in Bergen, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

10
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Venture out of the city with trips to Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd), Strokkur (in Geysir) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). Make the 15th (Sun) an awe-inspiring day at Heidmork Nature Reserve. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, and explore the activities along Kerið.

Before you visit Reykjavik, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Bergen to Reykjavik in 6 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Bergen in September; daily highs in Reykjavik reach 13°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Selfoss, Gullfoss Falls, Ring Road, Strokkur, Thermal Spas
Highlights from your plan
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls

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