32 days in Norway Itinerary

32 days in Norway Itinerary

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32 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Raleigh
Drive + Fly:  19​h
1
Tromso
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Alta
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Oslo
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
5
Lillehammer
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
6
Andalsnes
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Geiranger
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Stryn
— 1 night
bus:  4​h 45​min
9
Aurlandsvangen
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
10
Ulvik
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Bergen
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Raleigh

3
nights
Tromso

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Tromso Botaniske Hage and Perspektivet Museum. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Grotfjord, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Lyngen Alps, enjoy the sand and surf at Telegrafbukta Beach, and stroll around Prestvannet Lake.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tromso online trip itinerary maker .

Raleigh, USA to Tromso is an approximately 19-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Raleigh in May, things will get colder in Tromso: highs are around 47°F and lows about 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Alta.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Tromso Botaniske Hage ©
Tromso Botaniske Hage
Northern Norwegian Science Center ©
Northern Norwegian Science Center
Perspektivet Museum ©
Perspektivet Museum

1
night
Alta

Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. On the 6th (Wed), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, examine the collection at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, and then don't miss a visit to Bubbelen.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Alta online journey planner .

Fly from Tromso to Alta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in May, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Longyearbyen.

Things to do in Alta

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen

A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Safaris and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. The adventure continues: examine the collection at North Pole Expedition Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Svalbard Brewery, stop by Arctica, and contemplate the waterfront views at Magdalenefjord Svalbard.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Longyearbyen online vacation maker .

Fly from Alta to Longyearbyen in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Alta in May, things will get a bit cooler in Longyearbyen: highs are around 31°F and lows about 25°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Longyearbyen

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Magdalenefjord Svalbard
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
North Pole Expedition Museum ©
North Pole Expedition Museum

6
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Frogner Park and Astrup Fearnley Museet. Step out of Oslo with an excursion to Saga Oseberg in Tonsberg--about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, stroll around Vigelandsparken, take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, and explore the activities along Sognsvann Lake.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Oslo day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Longyearbyen to Oslo takes 5.5 hours. When traveling from Longyearbyen in May, plan for warmer days in Oslo, with highs around 60°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Lillehammer.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Saga Oseberg
Highlights from your plan
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum

2
nights
Lillehammer

Lillehammer ©
Lillehammer is a town and municipality in Oppland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Maihaugen Open-Air Museum, fly down the slopes at Lillehammer Olympic Park, and then get engrossed in the history at Anno Museum Domkirkeodden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): hit the slopes at Hafjell Alpinsenter and then don't miss a visit to Lysgardsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lillehammer journey planner.

Traveling by train from Oslo to Lillehammer takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Oslo in May, plan for little chillier days in Lillehammer, with highs around 50°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Andalsnes.

Things to do in Lillehammer

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Anno Museum Domkirkeodden, Hafjell Alpinsenter
Highlights from your plan
Hafjell Alpinsenter ©
Hafjell Alpinsenter
Maihaugen Open-Air Museum ©
Maihaugen Open-Air Museum
Anno Museum Domkirkeodden ©
Anno Museum Domkirkeodden

2
nights
Andalsnes

Andalsnes ©
Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): trek along Romsdalseggen, cruise along Trollstigen, and then admire the sheer force of Stigfossen Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Nesaksla, don't miss a visit to Rampestreken, and then take in the awesome beauty at The Romsdalen Valley.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Andalsnes visit planner.

You can take a train from Lillehammer to Andalsnes in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Lillehammer in May; daily highs in Andalsnes reach 57°F and lows reach 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Seven Sisters and Fossevandring Geiranger. When in Geiranger, make a side trip to see Gudbrandsjuvet in Valldal, approximately 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Geiranger Fjord, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Geiranger Church, get great views at Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba, and admire all the interesting features of Ornevegen - Ornesvingen.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Geiranger itinerary planner .

Drive from Andalsnes to Geiranger in 2.5 hours. In May in Geiranger, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Stryn.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Gudbrandsjuvet
Highlights from your plan
Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen ©
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen

1
night
Stryn

Stryn ©
Stryn is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Olden, then go for a walk through Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen), and then cruise along Lovatnet.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Stryn trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Geiranger to Stryn takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Stryn can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Aurlandsvangen.

Things to do in Stryn

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lovatnet
Highlights from your plan
Lovatnet ©
Lovatnet
Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen) ©
Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen)
Olden ©
Olden

1
night
Aurlandsvangen

Aurlandsvangen ©
Aurlandsvangen is the administrative center of the municipality of Aurland in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. On the 24th (Sun), make a trip to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route, then enjoy breathtaking views from Stegastein Lookout, then admire all the interesting features of Aurlandsvegen, and finally steep yourself in history at Otternes Bygdetun.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Aurlandsvangen visit planner.

Traveling by bus from Stryn to Aurlandsvangen takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Aurlandsvangen are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ulvik.

Things to do in Aurlandsvangen

Outdoors Historic Sites Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Aurlandsvegen, Otternes Bygdetun
Highlights from your plan
Aurlandsvegen ©
Aurlandsvegen
Stegastein Lookout ©
Stegastein Lookout
Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route ©

3
nights
Ulvik

Ulvik ©
Ulvik is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Voringsfossen and Latefossen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ulvik: Husedalen Valley (in Kinsarvik) and Hallingskarvet National Park (in Geilo). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Tvindefossen, relax in the rural setting at Hardanger Saft og Siderfabrikk, and take in the views from Hardanger Bridge.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ulvik vacation site .

Getting from Aurlandsvangen to Ulvik by car takes about 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Ulvik are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Bergen.

Things to do in Ulvik

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Latefossen, Husedalen Valley, Voringsfossen, Hallingskarvet National Park, Tvindefossen
Highlights from your plan
Voringsfossen ©
Voringsfossen
Latefossen ©
Latefossen
Tvindefossen ©
Tvindefossen

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hardangerfjord and Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St John's Church, explore the world behind art at KODE Art Museums of Bergen, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bergen road trip website .

Traveling by car from Ulvik to Bergen takes 2.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Bergen are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Hardangerfjord ©
Hardangerfjord
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum

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