60 days in Norway Itinerary

60 days in Norway Itinerary

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60 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly + Drive:  20​h 15​min
1
Forsand Municipality
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Stavanger
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
3
Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Alta
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Tromso
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
6
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Trondheim
— 6 nights
train + bus:  6​h 45​min
8
Geiranger
— 4 nights
+3
ferry + foot + bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
9
Bergen
— 5 nights
train:  3​h
10
Geilo
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Rjukan
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
12
Oslo
— 8 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Cape Town

2
nights
Forsand Municipality

Forsand Municipality ©
With a cluster of villages surrounded by untouched nature, Forsand Municipality is a great destination for those looking to immerse themselves in scenic surroundings, far from the city bustle.
Get in touch with nature at Kjerag and Lyseveien to Lysebotn. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hike Oygardstol to Langavatn via Kjerag and Gloppedalsura Scree. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Pulpit Rock.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Forsand Municipality day trip planning app .

Cape Town, South Africa to Forsand Municipality is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cape Town to Forsand Municipality. In June, daytime highs in Forsand Municipality are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Stavanger.

Things to do in Forsand Municipality

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Gloppedalsura Scree, Lyseveien to Lysebotn
Highlights from your plan
Kjerag ©
Kjerag
Pulpit Rock ©
Pulpit Rock

6
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Sola Strand and Speed Boats Tours. Popular historic sites such as Varhaug Old Churchyard and Old Stavanger are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stavanger: Ogna Beach (in Ogna), Borestranden Beach (in Kleppe) and Dalsnuten (in Sandnes). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Norsk Hermetikkmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Stavanger Maritime Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Sande Beach, and admire the verdant scenery at Lysefjord.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Stavanger driving holiday planning site .

You can drive from Forsand Municipality to Stavanger in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Longyearbyen.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sandnes, Orre Beach, Borestranden Beach, Ogna Beach, Varhaug Old Churchyard
Highlights from your plan
Sola Strand ©
Sola Strand
Dalsnuten ©
Dalsnuten
Orre Beach ©
Orre Beach

2
nights
Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen

A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
Museum-lovers will appreciate North Pole Expedition Museum and Svalbard Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Safaris and Svalbard Kirke. And it doesn't end there: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, look for gifts at Ingenior G. Paulsen, contemplate the waterfront views at Magdalenefjord Svalbard, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Svalbard Brewery.

Before you visit Longyearbyen, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Stavanger to Longyearbyen takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. In June, Longyearbyen is little chillier than Stavanger - with highs of 6°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Alta.

Things to do in Longyearbyen

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Alta

Alta ©
Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre and Northern Lights Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Alta Canyon. Get out of town with these interesting Alta side-trips: Kautokeino (Samiway & Juhls' Silvergallery AS), Stabbursnes Nature House and Museum (in Indre Billefjord) and Stabbursdalen nasjonalpark (in Lakselv). It doesn't end there: examine the collection at Tirpitz Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Alta trip planner .

Getting from Longyearbyen to Alta by flight takes about 7.5 hours. In June, Alta is a bit warmer than Longyearbyen - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Alta

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trips

Kautokeino, Stabbursdalen nasjonalpark, Stabbursnes Nature House and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Northern Lights Cathedral ©
Northern Lights Cathedral

6
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.
The Arctic Cathedral and Tromso Domkirke will appeal to history buffs. Family-friendly places like Northern Norwegian Science Center and Polaria will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Tromso Fjords, explore the world behind art at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, examine the collection at Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet, and enjoy the sand and surf at Telegrafbukta Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tromso holiday maker tool .

You can fly from Alta to Tromso in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. June in Tromso sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords
Speed Boats Tours
Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet ©

4
nights
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Visiting Haukland Beach and Uttakleiv Beach will get you outdoors. Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum and Northern Norway Art Centre will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Leknes: Fishing Charters & Tours (in Svolvaer), Reinebringen (in Reine) and Galleri Lofoten (in Henningsvaer). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Kvalvika Beach, step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, examine the collection at Smeden i Sund/Sund Fiskerimuseum, and view the masterpieces at Sareptas Hus.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Leknes trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Tromso to Leknes takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in June, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Leknes

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Svolvaer, Smeden i Sund/Sund Fiskerimuseum, Lofoten Gaardsysteri, Kvalvika Beach, Sareptas Hus
Highlights from your plan
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Reinebringen ©
Reinebringen
Fishing Charters & Tours

6
nights
Trondheim

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Galleri Fenka and YellowKorner. Bakklandet Old Town and Kristiansten Fortress will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Thamshavn Railway (in Lokken), Kortmann Lysfabrikk (in Asen) and Falstadsenteret (in Levanger). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Bymarka, get engrossed in the history at Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum, shop like a local with Galleri Ismene, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Trondheim trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Leknes to Trondheim takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Leknes in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Trondheim: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Trondheim

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Levanger, Kortmann Lysfabrikk, Thamshavn Railway
Highlights from your plan
Kristiansten Fortress ©
Kristiansten Fortress
Bymarka ©
Bymarka
Bakklandet Old Town ©
Bakklandet Old Town

4
nights
Geiranger

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Seven Sisters and Flydalsjuvet. Get outdoors at Geiranger Fjord and Active Geiranger. Venture out of the city with trips to Bergsetbreen (in Jostedal), Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen) (in Stryn) and Gudbrandsjuvet (in Valldal). There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, take some stellar pictures from Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba, pause for some serene contemplation at Geiranger Church, and make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Geiranger trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of train and bus from Trondheim to Geiranger in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. July in Geiranger sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Gudbrandsjuvet, Bergsetbreen, Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen)
Highlights from your plan
Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Gudbrandsjuvet ©
Gudbrandsjuvet

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.
Popular historic sites such as Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum and St John's Church are in your itinerary. Let the collections at KODE Art Museums of Bergen and VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter capture your imagination. Change things up with a short trip to Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall in Norheimsund (about 1h 20 min away). Spend the 10th (Fri) exploring at Hardangerfjord. The adventure continues: hike along Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken, browse the exhibits of Leprosy Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), and brush up on your military savvy at Bergenhus Festningsmuesum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bergen trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Geiranger to Bergen takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bergen can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Geilo.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall ©
Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall

5
nights
Geilo

Geilo ©
Geilo is a centre in the municipality of Hol in Norway, in the valley of Hallingdal, with around 2,300 inhabitants. Popular historic sites such as Borgund Stave Church and Torpo stave church are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Voringsfossen and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Geilo: Brekkefossen (in Flam), Hemsedal (Hike to Veslehodn, Ranastongi, & more) and Aurlandsvangen (Stegastein Lookout & Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route). Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Slaatta Skisenter - Geilo Snowsports and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hol Gamle Kyrkje.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Geilo tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Bergen to Geilo by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Bergen in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 9°C in Geilo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rjukan.

Things to do in Geilo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Hemsedal, Aurlandsvangen, Torpo stave church, Hol Gamle Kyrkje, Voringsfossen
Highlights from your plan
Voringsfossen ©
Voringsfossen
Borgund Stave Church ©
Borgund Stave Church
Brekkefossen ©
Brekkefossen

3
nights
Rjukan

Rjukan ©
Rjukan is a town and the administrative centre of Tinn municipality in Telemark, Norway. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter and Krossobanen. Get in touch with nature at Gaustatoppen and Falkenuten HIke. There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Gaustabanen, identify plant and animal life at Skyhook, stop by Tinn Handverkssenter, and examine the collection at Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Rjukan trip maker tool .

Drive from Geilo to Rjukan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Geilo in July, with highs in Rjukan at 26°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Oslo.

Things to do in Rjukan

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Falkenuten HIke, Tinn Handverkssenter
Highlights from your plan
Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter ©
Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter
Gaustatoppen ©
Gaustatoppen
Krossobanen ©
Krossobanen

8
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology and Norsk Folkemuseum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fredriksten Festning (Fredriksten Fortress) and Heddal Stave Church. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Oslomarka, glide through natural beauty at Nordmarka, and examine the collection at Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum).

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Oslo attractions planner .

You can drive from Rjukan to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Rjukan in July, Oslo is little chillier at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Fredriksten Festning (Fredriksten Fortress), Heddal Stave Church
Highlights from your plan
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Nordmarka ©
Nordmarka
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka

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