9 days in Norway Itinerary

9 days in Norway Itinerary

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9 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly:  5​h
1
Oslo
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Bergen
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Tromso
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Istanbul, Turkey

4
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.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Fram Museum, find something for the whole family at Norsk Folkemuseum, stroll around Vigelandsparken, and see the interesting displays at Kon-Tiki Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Oslo trip itinerary maker app .

Istanbul, Turkey to Oslo is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Oslo is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Istanbul, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Oslo, ranging from highs of 6°C to lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Oslo

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

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.
On the 28th (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at DMG GALLERY, take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), then hunt for treasures at Fish Market, then look for gifts at Fabelflora, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bergen travel route planning website .

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Bergen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Bergen, with lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Bergen

Historic Sites Fun & Games Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Room Escape Games

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Perspektivet Museum, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then stop by Tromso Arctic Gifts & Souvenirs. On the next day, browse the collection at Tromso Public library and City Archives, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Arctic Cathedral, then examine the collection at The Polar Museum (Polarmuseet), and finally pause for some photo ops at Memorial to Deportation of Jews of Tromso.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tromso travel planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Bergen to Tromso takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Bergen in January: high temperatures in Tromso hover around -1°C and lows are around -7°C. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Tromso

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral

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