8 days in Norway Itinerary

8 days in Norway Itinerary

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8 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Stavanger
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Haugesund
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Bergen
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Flam
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Nordfjordeid
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
6
Horten
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Oslo
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: London

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hours
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.
On the 20th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Stavanger Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Stavanger tour itinerary planner.

London, UK to Stavanger is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Stavanger due to the time zone difference. While traveling from London, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Stavanger, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Haugesund.

Things to do in Stavanger

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Stavanger Cathedral ©
Stavanger Cathedral

1
night
Haugesund

Haugesund ©
is a town and municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Ryvarden, then stroll through Djupadalen, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Karmoy Beaches.

Find out how to plan Haugesund trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Stavanger to Haugesund by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bergen.

Things to do in Haugesund

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Ryvarden
Highlights from your plan
Djupadalen ©
Djupadalen
Ryvarden ©
Ryvarden

1
night
Bergen

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken, take in the exciting artwork at DMG GALLERY, take in the waterfront at Bryggen, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), and finally hunt for treasures at Fish Market.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bergen road trip planning site .

Getting from Haugesund to Bergen by car takes about 3.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Flam.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

1
night
Flam

Flam ©
Nestled in a kingdom of mountains and fjords, the scenic village of Flam serves as a good base for exploring some of the most beautiful sights of Norwegian nature.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): trek along Flam Hiking AS, then explore the striking landscape at Naeroyfjord, and then explore and take pictures at Aurlandsvegen.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Flam day trip tool .

Getting from Bergen to Flam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, Flam is little chillier than Bergen - with highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Nordfjordeid.

Things to do in Flam

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Western Norway
Highlights from your plan
Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Flam Hiking AS ©
Flam Hiking AS
Aurlandsvegen ©
Aurlandsvegen

1
night
Nordfjordeid

Nordfjordeid ©
Nordfjordeid is the administrative centre of the municipality of Eid in Sogn og Fjordane county, western Norway. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): hit the slopes at Harpefossen Ski Centre, let little ones run wild at Klatrepark i Kyrkjeparken, then look for gifts at BergArt Smykke & Sant, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Kulturhuset Gamlebanken.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Nordfjordeid trip maker site .

Drive from Flam to Nordfjordeid in 4 hours. Traveling from Flam in April, things will get a bit warmer in Nordfjordeid: highs are around 9°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Horten.

Things to do in Nordfjordeid

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Kulturhuset Gamlebanken ©
Kulturhuset Gamlebanken
BergArt Smykke & Sant ©
BergArt Smykke & Sant

1
day
Horten

Horten
Horten is a town and municipality in Vestfold county, Norway—located along the Oslofjord. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Local Historical Centre and then hike along Kyststien Hiking Trail.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Horten trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nordfjordeid to Horten. In April, daily temperatures in Horten can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Oslo.

Things to do in Horten

Parks Outdoors Trails

2
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.
On the 26th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), then admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Nordmarka, then see the interesting displays at 22 July Centre, then get engrossed in the history at Fram Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Oslo trip planner .

Traveling by car from Horten to Oslo takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Horten in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Oslo, with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum

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