30 days in Western Norway Itinerary

30 days in Western Norway Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Norway trip planner

©
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Stavanger
— 7 nights
Drive
2
Egersund
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Skudeneshavn
— 1 night
Drive to Haugesund Airport, Fly to Geiranger
4
Geiranger
— 5 nights
Drive
5
Bremanger Municipality
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Flam
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Bergen
— 9 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27

Stavanger

— 7 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.
Visit Orre Beach and Sjobadet Myklebust for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Borestranden Beach and Sola Strand. Change things up with these side-trips from Stavanger: Haa Old Vicarage (in Vigre), Midgardsormen (in Bryne) and Sele Beach (in Voll). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Sande Beach, stroll through Vaulen Beach, take a stroll through Ovre Holmegate, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Stavanger tour builder tool.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Stavanger is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car, train, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Stavanger. Traveling from Riyadh in February, things will get cooler in Stavanger: highs are around 5°C and lows about 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Egersund.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Egersund

— 2 nights
Egersund is a town in Eigersund municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Eigeroy Fyr, then kick back and relax at Skadbergsanden, then kick back and relax at Ogna Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ogna Church. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Vedafjell, browse the eclectic array of goods at Julebyen Egersund, and then stop by Egersund Chokoladefabrik & Co.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Egersund vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Stavanger to Egersund takes 1.5 hours. March in Egersund sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Skudeneshavn.

Things to do in Egersund

Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Skudeneshavn

— 1 night
is a town in Karmøy municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): look for gifts at Glass&Glede, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandvesanden, and then stop by Gamle Skudeneshavn.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Skudeneshavn trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Egersund to Skudeneshavn takes 3.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Skudeneshavn can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Skudeneshavn

Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Geiranger

— 5 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.
Get in touch with nature at Geiranger Fjord and Flydalsjuvet. Kids will enjoy Jostedalsbreen National Park and Jostedals Glacier. Venture out of the city with trips to Bergsetbreen (in Jostedal) and Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen) (in Stryn). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, trek along Korsmyra - Hiking Track, don't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger, and cruise along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen.

To find reviews and tourist information, read our Geiranger travel route planner.

Explore your travel options from Skudeneshavn to Geiranger with the Route module. In March, daily temperatures in Geiranger can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bremanger Municipality.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Bremanger Municipality

— 3 nights
Kids will appreciate attractions like Vetvika and Grotlesanden. Get outdoors at Refviksanden and Hornelen. Change things up with these side-trips from Bremanger Municipality: Maloy (Hagevik Tondefabrikk, Kannesteinen Rock, &more).

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bremanger Municipality online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Geiranger to Bremanger Municipality takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Flam.

Things to do in Bremanger Municipality

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): see exotic creatures in open habitats at FjordSafari, then look for gifts at Flam Store Exclusive, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Stegastein Lookout. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bakka Church, explore the striking landscape at Naeroyfjord, then admire the sheer force of Kjelfossen Waterfall, then stroll through Stalheimskleiva, and finally examine the collection at Flaamsbana Museet.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Flam vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bremanger Municipality to Flam in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Bremanger Municipality in March, things will get slightly colder in Flam: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bergen.

Things to do in Flam

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Bergen

— 9 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.
Attractions like Mount Floyen and the Funicular and Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Get in touch with nature at Gone Paddling AS and Helleneset. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bergen: Oygarden Salmon Centre (in Oygarden Municipality) and Kvinnherad Golfklubb (in Husnes). And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, get curious at VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter, and learn about all things military at Bergenhus Festningsmuesum.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bergen trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Flam to Bergen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in March, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Western Norway travel guide

4.3
Mountains · Flea Markets · Historic Walking Areas
Admire the mighty glaciers, traverse the scenic fjords, and visit the historical cities of Western Norway, the country's traditional gateway to the world. From ancient fishermen and fierce Vikings, to medieval traders and modern industry, the area's link with the sea has never been broken. Whatever the season, Western Norway offers an abundance of opportunities for sightseeing and vacation activities. The region is a great destination for hiking, cycling, skiing, or fishing, while the charming villages and small coastal towns offer peaceful, friendly hospitality. Throughout the region you can find superb examples of traditional wooden architecture, and the larger urban centers, like Bergen and Stavanger, combine modern facilities with historical monuments. The area is famous for its seafood and fresh mountain water, so make sure to sample the local specialties.