36 days in Norway Itinerary

36 days in Norway Itinerary

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36 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Canberra
Fly:  28​h
1
Oslo
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
2
Forsand Municipality
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Stavanger
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Bergen
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Odda
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Ulvik
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Flam
— 2 nights
bus:  5​h
8
Stryn
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Geiranger
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Andalsnes
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
11
Trondheim
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
12
Tromso
— 3 nights
Fly:  34​h
End: Canberra

5
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.
Step out of Oslo to go to Son and see Hallanderiet, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, examine the collection at Munch Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Oslofjord, and explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

To find out how to plan a trip to Oslo, use our trip itinerary maker.

Canberra, Australia to Oslo is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. In May in Oslo, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Forsand Municipality.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Hallanderiet
Find places to stay May 11 — 16:
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum

2
nights
Forsand Municipality

Forsand Municipality ©
With a cluster of villages surrounded by untouched nature, Forsand Municipality is a great destination for those looking to immerse themselves in scenic surroundings, far from the city bustle.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Gloppedalsura Scree and then take in the awesome beauty at Kjerag. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Hogsfjorden, take some stellar pictures from Pulpit Rock, and then take in the pleasant sights at Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Forsand Municipality trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Oslo to Forsand Municipality in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 7°C in Forsand Municipality. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Stavanger.

Things to do in Forsand Municipality

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Gloppedalsura Scree, Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge, Hogsfjorden
Find places to stay May 16 — 18:
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Pulpit Rock ©
Pulpit Rock
Kjerag ©
Kjerag
Hogsfjorden ©
Hogsfjorden

3
nights
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.
Stavanger is known for historic sites, childrens museums, nature, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the views at Lysefjord, take in the dramatic natural features at Gloppedalsura Rock Fall, admire the natural beauty at Flor & Fjære, and don't miss a visit to Paseo por la calle.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Stavanger travel route planner .

You can drive from Forsand Municipality to Stavanger in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Sandnes, Gloppedalsura Rock Fall
Find places to stay May 18 — 21:
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Lysefjord ©
Lysefjord
Old Stavanger ©
Old Stavanger
Norwegian Petroleum Museum ©
Norwegian Petroleum Museum

3
nights
Bergen

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Spend the 24th (Sun) exploring at Hardangerfjord. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, hunt for treasures at Fish Market, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bergen holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Stavanger to Bergen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Odda.

Things to do in Bergen

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

3
nights
Odda

Odda ©
Odda is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. Explore Odda's surroundings by going to The Monk Steps (in Ullensvang) and Folgefonna nasjonalpark (in Rosendal). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Trolltunga, hike along Trolltunga Zippen, and take in the dramatic scenery at Latefossen.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Odda online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Bergen to Odda in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. May in Odda sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Ulvik.

Things to do in Odda

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

The Monk Steps, Folgefonna nasjonalpark
Find places to stay May 24 — 27:
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Folgefonna nasjonalpark ©
Folgefonna nasjonalpark
Trolltunga ©
Trolltunga
Trolltunga Zippen ©
Trolltunga Zippen

2
nights
Ulvik

Ulvik ©
Ulvik is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the verdant scenery at Husedalen Valley, take in the views from Hardanger Bridge, then admire the sheer force of Voringsfossen, and finally experience rural life at Hardanger Saft og Siderfabrikk. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Syse Gard, then take in the awesome beauty at Osa Mountain, and then head outdoors with VossVind Indoor Skydiving.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Ulvik driving holiday planner .

Drive from Odda to Ulvik in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Ulvik are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Flam.

Things to do in Ulvik

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Husedalen Valley, Voringsfossen, Osa Mountain, VossVind Indoor Skydiving
Find places to stay May 27 — 29:
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Voringsfossen ©
Voringsfossen
Syse Gard ©
Syse Gard
VossVind Indoor Skydiving ©
VossVind Indoor Skydiving

2
nights
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 30th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route, then enjoy breathtaking views from Stegastein Lookout, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bakka Church, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Naeroyfjord. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Rjoandefossen, admire the sheer force of Brekkefossen, then trek along Aurlandsdalen, and finally cruise along Aurlandsvegen.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Flam trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Ulvik to Flam takes 2 hours. In May in Flam, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Stryn.

Things to do in Flam

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Western Norway, Aurlandsvangen, Bakka Church, Aurlandsdalen
Find places to stay May 29 — 31:
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Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route ©
Stegastein Lookout ©
Stegastein Lookout

3
nights
Stryn

Stryn ©
Stryn is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. Change things up with these side-trips from Stryn: Bergsetbreen (in Jostedal), Haugabreen Glacier walk (in Skei) and Kjenndalsbreen Glacier (in Loen). The adventure continues: go for a walk through Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen), explore the striking landscape at Jostedals Glacier, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Jostedalsbreen National Park, and steep yourself in history at Olden.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Stryn trip maker app .

Take a bus from Flam to Stryn in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Geiranger.

Things to do in Stryn

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Loen, Western Norway, Haugabreen Glacier walk, Bergsetbreen
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 3:
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Jostedalsbreen National Park ©
Jostedalsbreen National Park
Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen) ©
Jostedals Glacier ©
Jostedals Glacier

3
nights
Geiranger

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Change things up with a short trip to Herdalssetra in Norddal (about 1 hour away). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord, admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, explore the stunning scenery at Flydalsjuvet, and head outdoors with Storseterfossen.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Geiranger online tour planner .

Drive from Stryn to Geiranger in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Andalsnes.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Herdalssetra
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 6:
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba ©
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters

2
nights
Andalsnes

Andalsnes ©
Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): hike along Romsdalseggen, cruise along Trollstigen, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Stigfossen Waterfall. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Norwegian Mountaineering Centre, make a trip to Rampestreken, and then head outdoors with Nesaksla.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Andalsnes online vacation planner .

Getting from Geiranger to Andalsnes by car takes about 2.5 hours. June in Andalsnes sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Trondheim.

Things to do in Andalsnes

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Trollstigen
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 8:
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Romsdalseggen ©
Romsdalseggen
Trollstigen ©
Trollstigen
Nesaksla ©
Nesaksla

2
nights
Trondheim

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
On the 9th (Tue), learn about all things military at The Armoury Rustkammeret, make a trip to Old Town Bridge, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nidaros Cathedral, then examine the collection at Norwegian Deaf Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: play a few rounds at Trondheim par3golf, take a stroll through Bakklandet Old Town, and then browse the collection at Stjordal Public Library.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Trondheim journey maker app .

Drive from Andalsnes to Trondheim in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. June in Trondheim sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Trondheim

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Stjordal Public Library
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 10:
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Nidaros Cathedral ©
Nidaros Cathedral
Old Town Bridge ©
Old Town Bridge
Bakklandet Old Town ©
Bakklandet Old Town

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.
On the 11th (Thu), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Arctic Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Tromso Fjords, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Polaria, and then see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum (Polarmuseet).

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tromso trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Trondheim to Tromso takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Trondheim in June, expect nights in Tromso to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tromso

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 13:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords

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