9 days in Norway Itinerary

9 days in Norway Itinerary

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9 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Rhodes Town, Rhodes
Fly + Drive:  11​h
1
Hemsedal
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Geilo
— 1 night
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Tromso
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Alta
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
6
Oslo
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Rhodes Town, Rhodes

1
night
Hemsedal

Hemsedal
Hemsedal is a municipality in Buskerud county, Norway. On the 24th (Fri), hit the slopes at Hemsedal Ski Centre, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bjobergnose, and then bet on a winner at Hemsedal Hestesenter.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hemsedal travel route app .

Rhodes Town, Greece to Hemsedal is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Rhodes Town to Hemsedal due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Rhodes Town in January; daily highs in Hemsedal reach -6°C and lows reach -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Geilo.

Things to do in Hemsedal

Parks Winter Sports Fun & Games

1
night
Geilo

Geilo
Geilo is a centre in the municipality of Hol in Norway, in the valley of Hallingdal, with around 2,300 inhabitants. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): stroll through Slaatta Skisenter - Geilo Snowsports.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Geilo day trip website .

Traveling by car from Hemsedal to Geilo takes 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Geilo can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Geilo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

1
night
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. On the 26th (Sun), hike along Haukland Beach, then head off the coast to Lofoten Island, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Flakstad Church.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Leknes itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Geilo to Leknes in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Geilo in January: high temperatures in Leknes hover around 1°C and lows are around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Lofoten Island, Flakstad Church
Highlights from your plan
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Flakstad Church ©
Flakstad Church

2
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.
On the 27th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Tromso Botaniske Hage and then race across the water with a speed boat tour. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, look and learn at Northern Norwegian Science Center, then explore the world behind art at Perspektivet Museum, then get lost in a book at Tromso Public library and City Archives, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady Catholic Church.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Tromso trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Leknes to Tromso in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Leknes in January, with highs in Tromso at -1°C and lows at -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Alta.

Things to do in Tromso

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Perspektivet Museum ©
Perspektivet Museum
Northern Norwegian Science Center ©
Northern Norwegian Science Center

1
night
Alta

Alta ©
Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Northern Lights Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Alta Church, then get a new perspective on nature at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, and finally examine the collection at Tirpitz Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Alta trip tool .

You can fly from Tromso to Alta in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Tromso in January, expect Alta to be slightly colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Alta

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alta Church ©
Alta Church
Tirpitz Museum ©
Tirpitz Museum

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 30th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Oslomarka, then glide through natural beauty at Nordmarka, and then learn about all things military at Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Sognsvann Lake and then examine the collection at Astrup Fearnley Museet.

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Traveling by flight from Alta to Oslo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Alta in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Oslo: highs are around 6°C and lows about -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nordmarka ©
Nordmarka
Sognsvann Lake ©
Sognsvann Lake
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka

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