11 days in Copenhagen & Western Norway Itinerary

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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
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Bergen, Norway
— 3 nights
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Geiranger, Norway
— 1 night
Ferry to Hellesylt, Bus to Flam
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Flam, Norway
— 2 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark — 2 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Nyhavn and National Museum of Denmark. Rosenborg Castle and Kastellet will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Saviour's Church, admire the masterpieces at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, get a sense of history and politics at Christiansborg Slot, and wander the streets of Christiania.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen online tour builder.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Copenhagen is an approximately 8-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Copenhagen due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in June, expect nights in Copenhagen to be colder, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Bergen.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Tours
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Bergen, Norway — 3 nights

City of Seven Mountains

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 Mount Lovstaken. Popular historic sites such as Bryggen and Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Ulriken, learn the secrets of beer at Bergen Food Tours, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take in the exciting artwork at DMG Gallery.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bergen visit planner.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Bergen in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Copenhagen in June, expect nights in Bergen to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are slightly colder, around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Geiranger.
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Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites
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Geiranger, Norway — 1 night

Pearl of the North

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 23rd (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Geiranger Fjord. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Geiranger Church, then make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger, and then take in the dramatic scenery at The Seven Sisters.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Geiranger holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Bergen to Geiranger in 7.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Geiranger can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Flam.
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Flam, Norway — 2 nights

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.
On the 25th (Sun), examine the collection at Flamsbana Museet, then take an exotic tour of FjordSafari, then enjoy breathtaking views from Stegastein Lookout, and finally don't miss a visit to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Vindhellavegen, pause for some serene contemplation at Borgund Stave Church, then admire the sheer force of Brekkefossen, and finally explore the striking landscape at Naeroyfjord.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Flam attractions planner.

Do a combination of ferry and bus from Geiranger to Flam in 9.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in June, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Western Norway travel guide

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Mountains · Flea Markets · Piers & Boardwalks
Admire the mighty glaciers, traverse the scenic fjords, and visit the historical cities of Western Norway, the country's traditional gateway to the world. From ancient fishermen and fierce Vikings, to medieval traders and modern industry, the area's link with the sea has never been broken. Whatever the season, Western Norway offers an abundance of opportunities for sightseeing and vacation activities. The region is a great destination for hiking, cycling, skiing, or fishing, while the charming villages and small coastal towns offer peaceful, friendly hospitality. Throughout the region you can find superb examples of traditional wooden architecture, and the larger urban centers, like Bergen and Stavanger, combine modern facilities with historical monuments. The area is famous for its seafood and fresh mountain water, so make sure to sample the local specialties.
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