36 days in Norway Itinerary

36 days in Norway Itinerary

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Longyearbyen
— 4 nights
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Bergen
— 4 nights
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Oslo
— 6 nights
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Kirkenes
— 2 nights
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Alta
— 2 nights
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Tromso
— 6 nights
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Svolvaer
— 5 nights
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Bodo
— 5 nights

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Longyearbyen

A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Safaris and Svalbard Museum. The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, go deep underground at Gruve 3, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svalbard Kirke, and look for gifts at Longyear 78 Outdoor & Expeditions.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Longyearbyen trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Longyearbyen is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Stockholm in March, you will find days in Longyearbyen are much colder (-7°C), and nights are slightly colder (-14°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Longyearbyen

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Spitsbergen
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Svalbard Kirke ©
Svalbard Kirke

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gone Paddling AS and Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken. When in Bergen, make a side trip to see Herdla Fortress in Herdla, approximately Herdla away. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, see the interesting displays at Bergenhus Festningsmuesum, take in the pleasant sights at Stoltzekleiven, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John's Church.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bergen trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Longyearbyen to Bergen in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Longyearbyen in March, expect Bergen to be warmer, temps between 6°C and 0°C. On the 10th (Wed), you'll travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Herdla
Highlights from your plan
Gone Paddling AS ©
Gone Paddling AS
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg 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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Tryvann Ski Resort and The Well. There's much more to do: hike along Nordmarka, engage your brain at The Norwegian Museum of Science and Tehnology, see the interesting displays at Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum), and walk around Frogner Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Oslo road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Bergen to Oslo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Oslo when traveling from Bergen in March, with lows around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kirkenes.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Nesoya Nature Reserve, The Well
Highlights from your plan
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Nordmarka ©
Nordmarka

2
nights
Kirkenes

Kirkenes ©
Kirkenes is a town in Sør-Varanger Municipality in Finnmark county, in the far northeastern part of Norway. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Varanger Museum, take an exotic tour of Barents Safari Tours, view the masterpieces at Galleri ArtikA, then pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkenes Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Andersgrotta WWII Bomb Shelter. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Pasvik Nature Reserve and then cool off at Barentsbadet Kirkenes.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kirkenes trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Kirkenes takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Oslo in March, with highs in Kirkenes at -2°C and lows at -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Alta.

Things to do in Kirkenes

Wildlife · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Barents Safari Tours ©
Barents Safari Tours
Varanger Museum ©
Varanger Museum
Barentsbadet Kirkenes ©
Barentsbadet Kirkenes

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Alta

Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. On the 19th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Northern Lights Cathedral, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then get a taste of life in the country at Sami Siida. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Alta Church, browse the exhibits of Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, and then see the sky in a new way at Northern Lights Observatory at Haldde.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Alta online holiday planner.

Fly from Kirkenes to Alta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Alta are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Alta

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre ©
Northern Lights Observatory at Haldde ©
Northern Lights Observatory at Haldde

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Speed Boats Tours and Arctic Escape. Take a break from Tromso with a short trip to Northern Light Dog Adventure in Nordkjosbotn, about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Tromso Fjords, take in the exciting artwork at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, don't miss a visit to Tromso Bridge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Arctic Cathedral.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tromso day trip planner.

Getting from Alta to Tromso by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Tromso are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

The Arctic Cathedral, Northern Light Dog Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Northern Light Dog Adventure ©
Northern Light Dog Adventure
Telegrafbukta Beach ©
Telegrafbukta Beach

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nights
Svolvaer

Svolvaer ©
The largest town on the Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer serves as a good base from which to launch your tour of the archipelago.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lofoten Lights and Fishing Charters & Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Svolvaer side-trips: Leknes (Haukland Beach & Uttakleiv Beach) and Hurtigruten Museum (in Stokmarknes). Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Lofoten Island, pause for some serene contemplation at Flakstad Church, take in the exciting artwork at Northern Norway Art Centre, and admire the masterpieces at Lille Kabelvag art gallery and museum.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Svolvaer journey planner.

You can fly from Tromso to Svolvaer in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Bodo.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Leknes, Lofoten Island, Lille Kabelvag art gallery and museum, Galleri Lofoten, Hurtigruten Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lofoten Lights ©
Lofoten Lights
Fishing Charters & Tours
Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island

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Bodo

You'll discover tucked-away gems like Safaris and Bodomarka. Take a break from Bodo with a short trip to Saltstraumen Dykkecamp in Saltstraumen, about 32 minutes away.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bodo road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Svolvaer to Bodo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. March in Bodo sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. On the 5th (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Bodo

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Saltstraumen Dykkecamp
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Saltstraumen ©
Saltstraumen
Norsk Luftfartsmuseum ©
Norsk Luftfartsmuseum

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