8 days in Western Norway Itinerary

8 days in Western Norway Itinerary

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8 days in Western Norway Itinerary

Start: Toronto
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  18​h 30​min
1
Geiranger
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Olden
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Flam
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Bergen
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Toronto

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 2nd (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Flydalsjuvet, cruise along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, then take in the dramatic scenery at Seven Sisters, and finally cruise along eMobility Geiranger.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Geiranger trip builder tool .

Toronto, Canada to Geiranger is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, car, and ferry; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Toronto in May; daily highs in Geiranger reach 15°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Olden.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen ©
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen

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Olden

Olden ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Olden kyrkje, then take in the awesome beauty at Olden Activities, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Loen Church.

Plan trip to Olden with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Geiranger to Olden in 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Olden can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Flam.

Things to do in Olden

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Loen Church
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Olden Activities ©
Olden Activities
Olden kyrkje ©
Olden kyrkje
Loen Church ©
Loen Church

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Naeroyfjord, do some two-wheel cruising with Stalheimskleiva, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Brekkefossen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Vindhellavegen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Borgund Stave Church, then wander the streets of Gamle Laerdalsoeyri, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vangen Kyrkje (Vangen Church), and finally take in panoramic vistas at Stegastein Lookout.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Flam sightseeing app .

Getting from Olden to Flam by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Olden in May, expect nights in Flam to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are little chillier, around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bergen.

Things to do in Flam

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Laerdalsoyri, Aurlandsvangen, Vindhellavegen, Naeroyfjord, Stalheimskleiva
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Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Brekkefossen ©
Brekkefossen
Vindhellavegen ©
Vindhellavegen

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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 7th (Tue), take in the waterfront at Bryggen, take in the exciting artwork at DMG GALLERY, then get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), and finally view the masterpieces at KODE Art Museums of Bergen. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bergen trip maker website .

Getting from Flam to Bergen by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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