16 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

16 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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16 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

Start: Nuremberg
Train + Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Gudvangen, Norway
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
3
Geiranger, Norway
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Alesund, Norway
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
5
Reine
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 30 min
6
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Nuremberg

2
nights
Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Get in touch with nature at Mount Floyen and the Funicular and Hardangerfjord. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bryggen and Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum. The adventure continues: make a trip to Fish Market, cast your line with a fishing tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and pause for some serene contemplation at St John's Church.

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Nuremberg, Germany to Bergen is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. While traveling from Nuremberg, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bergen, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Gudvangen.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum

2
nights
Gudvangen, Norway

Gudvangen ©
Gudvangen is a village in the municipality of Aurland in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. Naeroyfjord has been added to your itinerary. On the 18th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Tvindefossen, then admire the sheer force of Brekkefossen, and then explore the striking landscape at Naeroyfjord. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): make a trip to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route, take in panoramic vistas at Stegastein Lookout, then examine the collection at Flaamsbana Museet, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Undredal Stave Church.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Gudvangen trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Bergen to Gudvangen takes 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Gudvangen are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Gudvangen

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Flam, Aurlandsvangen, Naeroyfjord, Tvindefossen, Undredal Stave Church
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Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Tvindefossen ©
Tvindefossen
Brekkefossen ©
Brekkefossen

3
nights
Geiranger, Norway

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba and then explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord. On your second day here, examine the collection at Norwegian Fjord Centre, make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Geiranger Church, then stroll through Flydalsjuvet, and finally admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Geiranger itinerary builder website .

Drive from Gudvangen to Geiranger in 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. You will leave for Alesund on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks Nature Museums
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba ©
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba

2
nights
Alesund, Norway

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 22nd (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Aalesunds Museum and then make a trip to Alnes Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Aksla Mountain, learn more about the world around you at Sunnmoere Museum, then don't miss a visit to Tourist Cinema - View The Fjords, and finally examine the collection at Jugendstilsenteret and Kunstmuseet Kube.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Alesund day trip planning site .

Drive from Geiranger to Alesund in 2.5 hours. July in Alesund sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Reine.

Things to do in Alesund

Museums Parks Trails
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Sunnmoere Museum ©
Sunnmoere Museum
Hike Sukkertoppen the Sugar Top
Hike Sukkertoppen the Sugar Top
Alnes Lighthouse ©
Alnes Lighthouse

3
nights
Reine

Reine ©
The locals came to Reine to catch cod; visitors come to catch the views.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Kvalvika Beach, then don't miss a visit to Nusfjord Fishing Village, and then head off the coast to Lofoten Island. Keep things going the next day: hike along Reinebringen, examine the collection at Norwegian Fishing Village Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bunes Beach.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Reine online itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Alesund to Reine with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You'll set off for Oslo on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Reine

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Norwegian Fishing Village Museum, Nusfjord Fishing Village, Lofoten Island, Kvalvika Beach
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Reinebringen ©
Reinebringen
Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Nusfjord Fishing Village ©
Nusfjord Fishing Village

3
nights
Oslo, Norway

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Vigelandsparken as well as The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the grandeur of opera at The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet, take a stroll through Street Art at Ingens gate, then step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), and finally make a trip to Karl Johans gate.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Oslo holiday tool .

Getting from Tromso to Oslo by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Tromso in June, you will find days in Oslo are somewhat warmer (22°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Oslo

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet ©

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