54 days in Norway Itinerary

54 days in Norway Itinerary

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1
Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen
— 2 nights
2
Tromso
— 5 nights
3
Alta
— 4 nights
4
Trondheim
— 4 nights
5
Roros
— 4 nights
6
Geiranger
— 2 nights
7
Lillehammer
— 5 nights
8
Rauland
— 4 nights
9
Kristiansand
— 5 nights
10
Stavanger
— 4 nights
11
Bergen
— 5 nights
12
Oslo
— 5 nights

2
nights
Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen

Longyearbyen ©
A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions and Magdalenefjord Svalbard. Get some cultural insight at Svalbard Kirke and Museum and Exhibition Center "ArtArcticGallery". There's much more to do: stop by Arctica, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Svalbard Brewery, don't miss a visit to Galleri Svalbard, and make a short side trip with Henningsen.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Longyearbyen day trip planning website.

Sydney, Australia to Longyearbyen is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in January, with highs in Longyearbyen at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Longyearbyen

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Spitsbergen, Museum and Exhibition Center "ArtArcticGallery"
Highlights from your plan
Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions ©
Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions
Svalbard Kirke ©
Svalbard Kirke
Magdalenefjord Svalbard ©
Magdalenefjord Svalbard

5
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum and Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet. Visit Tromso Domkirke and The Arctic Cathedral for their historical value. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Perspektivet Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Galleri Nord, shop like a local with Profil Glassdesign, and sample the tasty concoctions at Macks Brewery (Macks Olbryggeri).

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Tromso trip planner.

You can fly from Longyearbyen to Tromso in 4 hours. January in Tromso sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Alta.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Tromsoe Alpinsenter, The Arctic Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum ©
Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum
Perspektivet Museum ©
Perspektivet Museum
Northern Norwegian Science Center ©
Northern Norwegian Science Center

4
nights
Alta

Alta ©
Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Head to Antikstore and Wild Cariboufor plenty of shopping. Popular historic sites such as Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre and Northern Lights Cathedral are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alta: Hammerfest (The Polar Bear Society, Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms, &more) and Lazarettmoen German Field Hospital Remains (in Skoganvarre). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kafjord Church and explore the galleries of Northern Lights Observatory at Haldde.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Alta holiday maker tool.

You can fly from Tromso to Alta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Tromso in January, things will get little chillier in Alta: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Alta

Outdoors Adventure Winter Sports

Side Trips

Hammerfest, Lakselv, Lazarettmoen German Field Hospital Remains
Highlights from your plan
Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre ©
The Polar Bear Society ©
The Polar Bear Society
Hammerfest Church ©
Hammerfest Church

4
nights
Trondheim

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Stiklestad Nasjonale Kultursenter and NTNU University Museum. Popular historic sites such as Hegra Festning and Tautra Klosterruiner are in your itinerary. Explore Trondheim's surroundings by going to Kortmann Lysfabrikk (in Asen) and Frostastien (in Frosta). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Elgsethytta, fly down the slopes at Skistua, brush up on your military savvy at The Armoury Rustkammeret, and browse the different shops at Trondheim Torg.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Trondheim trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Alta to Trondheim takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Alta in January; daily highs in Trondheim reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Roros.

Things to do in Trondheim

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Frosta, Kortmann Lysfabrikk, Stiklestad Nasjonale Kultursenter, Hegra Festning
Highlights from your plan
Elgsethytta ©
Elgsethytta
Stiklestad Nasjonale Kultursenter ©
Stiklestad Nasjonale Kultursenter
Hegra Festning ©
Hegra Festning

4
nights
Roros

Roros ©
Explore hidden gems such as Storerikvollen and Potteriet Roros. Ratvolden and Newspaper Museum - Fjell-Ljom will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Bjoreggene Nature Reserve (in Tolga) and Tynset (The World’s Largest Kick Sled, Tynset Church, &more).

Plan my day in Roros using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Trondheim to Roros in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Trondheim in January: highs in Roros hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Roros

Parks Winter Sports Museums

Side Trips

Tynset, Bjoreggene Nature Reserve, Storerikvollen
Highlights from your plan
Storerikvollen ©
Storerikvollen
Roros Church ©
Roros Church
Newspaper Museum - Fjell-Ljom ©
Newspaper Museum - Fjell-Ljom

2
nights
Geiranger

Geiranger ©
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 Stryn Sommerski and Olden Activities. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Peer Gynt Galleriet and Sunnylven Church. Step out of Geiranger with an excursion to Herdalssetra in Norddal--about 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Losta, look for gifts at Geiranger Sjokolade, and make a trip to Flydalsjuvet.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Geiranger trip itinerary maker app.

You can do a combination of train and bus from Roros to Geiranger in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Roros in February, expect Geiranger to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lillehammer.

Things to do in Geiranger

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Hellesylt, Herdalssetra, Olden Activities, Stryn Sommerski
Highlights from your plan
Stryn Sommerski ©
Stryn Sommerski
Flydalsjuvet ©
Flydalsjuvet
Peer Gynt Galleriet ©
Peer Gynt Galleriet

5
nights
Lillehammer

Lillehammer ©
Lillehammer is a town and municipality in Oppland county, Norway. Do some cultural sightseeing at Maihaugen Open-Air Museum and Galleri Zink. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Energy Center and Fabrikken. Change things up with these side-trips from Lillehammer: Hamar Domkirke (in Hamar), Skeikampen Alpinsenter (in Gausdal Municipality) and Norwegian Moose Center (in Koppang). There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Sjusjoen Ski Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ringsaker Kirke, enjoy the sand and surf at Glomstadbukta, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Garmo Stave Church.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lillehammer route planning site.

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Geiranger to Lillehammer takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Geiranger in February, expect Lillehammer to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Rauland.

Things to do in Lillehammer

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Gjovik, Ringsaker Kirke, Hamar Domkirke, Skeikampen Alpinsenter, Norwegian Moose Center
Highlights from your plan
Nevra Ski ©
Nevra Ski
Skeikampen Alpinsenter ©
Skeikampen Alpinsenter
Sjusjoen Ski Center ©
Sjusjoen Ski Center

4
nights
Rauland

Rauland ©
Rauland is a former municipality in Telemark County, Norway. Appreciate the collections at Vinje Picture Gallery and Heddal bygdetun. Shop till you drop at Galleri Straume, Oyfjell and Telemarksgalleriet & Lysbuen. Change things up with these side-trips from Rauland: Hoydalsmo (Eidsborg Stave Church & Vest-Telemark Museum Eidsborg). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on Haukeli Husky, explore the activities along Falkenuten HIke, and examine the collection at Vinjestoga.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rauland online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Lillehammer to Rauland in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Lillehammer in February, expect Rauland to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Kristiansand.

Things to do in Rauland

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Vinje Municipality, Tokke Municipality, Notodden
Highlights from your plan
Rauland Skisenter ©
Rauland Skisenter
Haukeli Husky ©
Haukeli Husky
Falkenuten HIke ©
Falkenuten HIke

5
nights
Kristiansand

Kristiansand ©
Kristiansand, historically Christianssand / Christiansand, is a city and municipality in Norway. Museum-lovers will get to explore Naes Ironworks Museum and Gimle Gard. Escape the urban bustle at Grimstad's Archipelago and Hike to Skrelia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kristiansand: Elgtun (in Grendi), Hillestad Gallery (in Amli) and The Dutch Town (in Flekkefjord). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Randesund Candle Foundry and Gift Shop, browse the different shops at Lillemarkens Shopping, see human ingenuity at work at Jegersberg HIking Trail, and visit a coastal fixture at Homborsund Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Kristiansand day trip app.

Getting from Rauland to Kristiansand by car takes about 4 hours. February in Kristiansand sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Kristiansand

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Grimstad, Arendal, Hike to Skrelia, Elgtun, Naes Ironworks Museum
Highlights from your plan
Elgtun ©
Elgtun
Grimstad's Archipelago ©
Grimstad's Archipelago
The Ibsen Museum in Grimstad ©
The Ibsen Museum in Grimstad

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nights
Stavanger

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Orre Beach and Vaulen Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rogaland Arboret and Utstein Kloster. Change things up with a short trip to Borestranden Beach in Kleppe (about 32 minutes away). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Godalen Beach, see the interesting displays at Vitenfabrikken, make a trip to Paseo por la calle, and stop by Ivar Skei Musikkhandel.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Stavanger trip planner.

Fly from Kristiansand to Stavanger in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sandnes, Borestranden Beach, Orre Beach, Utstein Kloster
Highlights from your plan
Rogaland Arboret ©
Rogaland Arboret
Orre Beach ©
Orre Beach
Borestranden Beach ©
Borestranden Beach

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.
For shopping fun, head to KODE Art Museums of Bergen or Kunsthuset Kabuso. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene and VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter. Venture out of the city with trips to Rosendal (Hattebergfossen & Artgallery G Guddal). Spend the 1st (Fri) exploring at Hardangerfjord. There's still lots to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fantoft Stavkirke, steep yourself in history at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, and kick back and relax at Helleneset.

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

You can fly from Stavanger to Bergen in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Bergen are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Rosendal, Kunsthuset Kabuso
Highlights from your plan
Gronevika ©
Gronevika
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene ©
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Ostbanehallen and Roald Amundsens hjem Uranienborg. Appreciate the collections at Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum) and The Norwegian Museum of Science and Tehnology. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oslo: Nes Church Ruins (in Vormsund), Norrona Concept Store Strommen (in Strommen) and Foten Beach (in Gressvik). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Oslomarka, wander the streets of Grunerlokka, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nordmarka, and contemplate the waterfront views at Sognsvann Lake.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Oslo planner.

You can fly from Bergen to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bergen in March, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Oslo. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Nes Church Ruins, Norrona Concept Store Strommen, Foten Beach, Roald Amundsens hjem Uranienborg
Highlights from your plan
Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum) ©
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Nordmarka ©
Nordmarka

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