40 days in Norway Itinerary

40 days in Norway Itinerary

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Start: Curitiba
Fly:  20 h 30 min
1
Bergen
— 5 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Ferry:  5 h 45 min
2
Geiranger
— 3 nights
+3
Ferry + Foot + Bus + Fly:  8 h 15 min
3
Tromso
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 45 min
4
Sola Municipality
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Grimstad
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Larvik
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Oslo
— 11 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  22 h 15 min
End: Curitiba

5
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.
Visiting Mount Floyen and the Funicular and Helleneset will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Bryggen, go for a walk through Stoltzekleiven, take in the awesome beauty at Ulriken, and hike along Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Bergen tour planner.

Curitiba, Brazil to Bergen is an approximately 22.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Curitiba in December; daily highs in Bergen reach 7°C and lows reach 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Ulriken ©
Ulriken
Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken ©

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Geiranger Fjord and Storseterfossen. Take a break from Geiranger with a short trip to Stryn Sommerski in Stryn, about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: trek along Korsmyra - Hiking Track, see the interesting displays at Norwegian Fjord Centre, get outside with Active Geiranger, and pause for some serene contemplation at Geiranger Church.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Geiranger trip itinerary planning site.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Bergen to Geiranger in 7.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Geiranger when traveling from Bergen in December, with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Stryn Sommerski
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
Flydalsjuvet ©
Flydalsjuvet
Active Geiranger ©
Active Geiranger

3
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 outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Base Tromso. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Arctic Cathedral, examine the collection at The Polar Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Polaria, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tromso Domkirke.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tromso day trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Geiranger to Tromso in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Geiranger in January, with highs in Tromso at -1°C and lows at -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sola Municipality.

Things to do in Tromso

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Base Tromso ©
Base Tromso
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral

4
nights
Sola Municipality

Sola Municipality ©
Step out of the city life by going to Orre Beach and Sola Strand.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sola Municipality attractions website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tromso to Sola Municipality. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tromso in January: high temperatures in Sola Municipality hover around 4°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Grimstad.

Things to do in Sola Municipality

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Stavanger, Sandnes, Orre Beach, Borestranden Beach
Highlights from your plan
Borestranden Beach ©
Borestranden Beach
Orre Beach ©
Orre Beach
Sola Strand ©
Sola Strand

2
nights
Grimstad

Grimstad ©
Grimstad is a town and municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway. Take a break from the city and head to Grimstad's Archipelago and Tromoya. Get out of town with these interesting Grimstad side-trips: Sjosanden (in Mandal) and Kristiansand (Oddernes Church, Kristiansand Domkirke, &more). There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Grimstad trip website.

You can drive from Sola Municipality to Grimstad in 4.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Grimstad when traveling from Sola Municipality in January, with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Larvik.

Things to do in Grimstad

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kristiansand, Trinity Church, Sjosanden, Tromoya
Highlights from your plan
Grimstad's Archipelago ©
Grimstad's Archipelago
Sjosanden ©
Sjosanden
Fiskebrygga ©
Fiskebrygga

5
nights
Larvik

Larvik ©
Larvik is a town and municipality in Vestfold county, Norway. Escape the urban bustle at Foten Beach and Molen. Get out of town with these interesting Larvik side-trips: Saga Oseberg (in Tonsberg), Svarstad Skisenter (in Svarstad) and Skjellvika (in Sandefjord). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Saltholmen, attend a local event at Mersmak I Skien AS, contemplate the long history of Fredriksvern Verft, and stroll around Midtasen Sculpture Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Larvik trip planner.

You can drive from Grimstad to Larvik in 2 hours. January in Larvik sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Oslo.

Things to do in Larvik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Skien, Stavern, Sandefjord, Saga Oseberg, Svarstad Skisenter
Highlights from your plan
Molen ©
Molen
Foten Beach ©
Foten Beach
Saltholmen
Saltholmen

11
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.
Get outdoors at Ingierstrand Beach and Paradisbukta. There's lots more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at HIMKOK Storgata Destilleri, kick back and relax at Hvervenbukta, stroll through Fiskevollbukta Beach, and explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Oslo tour planner.

Drive from Larvik to Oslo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Larvik, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Oslo, ranging from highs of 6°C to lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Nordmarka ©
Nordmarka
Bygdøy ©
Bygdøy

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