10 days in Oslo & Western Norway Itinerary

10 days in Oslo & Western Norway Itinerary

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10 days in Oslo & Western Norway Itinerary

Start: Madison
bus + Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Oslo
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Alesund
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Geiranger
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Loen
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Gaupne
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Flam
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Bergen
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  16​h
End: Madison

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.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), stroll around Vigelandsparken, and see the interesting displays at Viking Ship Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Oslo trip planner .

Madison, USA to Oslo is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Madison to Oslo. Traveling from Madison in September, things will get a bit cooler in Oslo: highs are around 61°F and lows about 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Alesund.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum

1
night
Alesund

A lively seaport renowned for its high concentration of Art Nouveau buildings, Alesund stretches over seven islands and features a compact city center almost entirely surrounded by water.
On the 6th (Sun), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, appreciate the history behind Statute of Joachim Ronneberg, then hike along Walk to Borgundgavlen, and finally examine the collection at Waldehuset Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Alesund trip planning site .

Getting from Oslo to Alesund by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In September in Alesund, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Geiranger.

Things to do in Alesund

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Walk to Borgundgavlen ©
Walk to Borgundgavlen
Waldehuset Museum ©
Waldehuset Museum

1
night
Geiranger

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): get great views at Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba and then explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Geiranger attractions site .

Traveling by car from Alesund to Geiranger takes 2.5 hours. In September in Geiranger, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Loen.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba ©
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba

1
night
Loen

Loen ©
Loen is a village in Stryn Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. On the 8th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Kjenndalsbreen Glacier, then explore and take pictures at Lovatnet, and then steep yourself in history at Olden.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Loen trip planner .

Traveling by car from Geiranger to Loen takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Gaupne.

Things to do in Loen

Outdoors Scenic Drive Nature

Side Trip

Olden
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Lovatnet ©
Lovatnet
Olden ©
Olden
Kjenndalsbreen Glacier ©
Kjenndalsbreen Glacier

1
night
Gaupne

Gaupne ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): get outside with Feigefossen, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gaupne Old Church, then head outdoors with Lustrabadet, and finally hike along Jostedalsbreen og Jotunheimen National Park.

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

You can drive from Loen to Gaupne in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Loen in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Gaupne, with lows around 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Flam.

Things to do in Gaupne

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Jostedalsbreen og Jotunheimen National Park, Feigefossen
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Feigefossen ©
Feigefossen
Lustrabadet ©
Lustrabadet
Gaupne Old Church ©
Gaupne Old Church

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route, then take in panoramic vistas at Stegastein Lookout, then admire the sheer force of Rjoandefossen, and finally explore the striking landscape at Naeroyfjord.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Flam trip maker website .

Getting from Gaupne to Flam by car takes about 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Flam are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bergen.

Things to do in Flam

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Aurlandsvangen, Naeroyfjord
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Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route ©
Stegastein Lookout ©
Stegastein Lookout

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 11th (Fri), get a taste of the local shopping with DMG GALLERY, take in the waterfront at Bryggen, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen).

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bergen trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Flam to Bergen by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Flam in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Bergen, with lows of 50°F. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
DMG GALLERY ©
DMG GALLERY

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