52 days in Norway Itinerary

52 days in Norway Itinerary

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Oslo
— 8 nights
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Fredrikstad
— 4 nights
Fly to Orsta/Volda, Ferry to Geiranger
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Geiranger
— 5 nights
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Trondheim
— 6 nights
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Tromso
— 5 nights
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Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 3 nights
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Flam
— 4 nights
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Larvik
— 5 nights
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Stavanger
— 5 nights
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Bergen
— 6 nights
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Oslo — 8 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Take a break from the city and head to Oslo Fjord Boat Fishing and Kalvoya Island and Kadettangen. Get some cultural insight at Vigeland Museum and Norsk Folkemuseum. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), admire the ancient design of The Well Spa Resort, take an in-depth tour of Fram Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ingierstrand Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Oslo trip itinerary builder app.

Manama, Bahrain to Oslo is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Manama to Oslo, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manama in September, things will get cooler in Oslo: highs are around 19°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Fredrikstad.
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Fredrikstad — 4 nights

Fredrikstad is a city and municipality in Østfold county, Norway. Step out of the city life by going to Maerrapanna Bathing and Recreational Area and Gamle Fredrikstad Golfklubb. Do some cultural sightseeing at Moellebyen Industrial Centre and Galleri Soon. There's lots more to do: get reinvigorated at Humle Yoga, tour the pleasant surroundings at Foten Badeplass, kick back and relax at Spjaeroeykilen Bathing Spot, and take a memorable tour with Djupeklo.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Fredrikstad trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Oslo to Fredrikstad by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September in Fredrikstad, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Geiranger.
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Find places to stay Sep 26 — 30:

Geiranger — 5 nights

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Geiranger Fjord and The Seven Sisters. Change things up with these side-trips from Geiranger: Jostedal (Bergsetbreen & Styggevatnet og Austdalsvatnet), Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen) (in Stryn) and Lovatnet (in Loen). There's still lots to do: get great views at Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba, take in breathtaking views at Flydalsjuvet, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and head outdoors with Storseterfossen.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Geiranger road trip planning website.

Getting from Fredrikstad to Geiranger by combination of flight and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Geiranger are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Trondheim.
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Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 5:

Trondheim — 6 nights

The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Escape the urban bustle at Trondheim par3golf and Pilegrimsleden, St Olav's Way. Bakklandet and Kristiansten Fortress are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Trondheim: Stjordal (Hjelseng Gard & Vaernes Church). And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, surround yourself with nature on Nature Tours - Day Trips, cast your line with Trondheim by Boat, and sample the tasty concoctions at Austmann Bryggeri & Taproom.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Trondheim trip planning app.

You can drive from Geiranger to Trondheim in 6.5 hours. October in Trondheim sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can fly to Tromso.
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Tromso — 5 nights

Paris of the North

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Arctic Cathedral and The Polar Museum. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Spakenes. Get out of town with these interesting Tromso side-trips: Ersfjordstranda (in Senja) and Aurora Spirit (in Lyngseidet). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Telegrafbukta Beach, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Graff Brygghus, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and pause for some photo ops at Memorial to Deportation of Jews of Tromso.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tromso trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Trondheim to Tromso takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. When traveling from Trondheim in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Tromso: temperatures range from 6°C by day to 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Leknes.
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Find places to stay Oct 11 — 16:

Leknes, Vestvagoy — 3 nights

Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Take a break from the city and head to Kvalvika Beach and Lofoten Links. Change things up with these side-trips from Leknes: Gimsoy Landhandel Lofoten (in Gimsoysand) and Rambergstranda Beach (in Ramberg). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Haukland Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, and soothe aching muscles at Lofoten Yoga Studio.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Leknes online trip maker.

You can fly from Tromso to Leknes in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October in Leknes, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to fly to Flam.
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Flam — 4 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gamle Laerdalsoeyri and Bakka Church. Get in touch with nature at FjordSafari and Aurlandsdalen. Change things up with these side-trips from Flam: Kjelfossen Waterfall (in Gudvangen), Stalheimskleiva (in Stalheim) and Kjosfossen Waterfall (in Myrdal). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Naeroyfjord, admire the sheer force of Brekkefossen, trek along Flam Hiking AS, and examine the collection at Flamsbana Museet.

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

Traveling by flight from Leknes to Flam takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In October, daytime highs in Flam are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Larvik.
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Find places to stay Oct 19 — 23:

Larvik — 5 nights

Larvik is a town and municipality in Vestfold county, Norway. Get in touch with nature at Molen and Skjellvika. Get out of town with these interesting Larvik side-trips: Notteroy Golfbane (in Notteroy Municipality), Horten (Tivolistranda & Borrehaugene) and Grimstad (Nogne O & Grimstad's Archipelago). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Rakke, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Brygghuset Sandar, indulge in some personalized pampering at Havna spa AS, and stroll through Batteristranda.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Larvik trip tool.

You can fly from Flam to Larvik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Larvik, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Stavanger.
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Stavanger — 5 nights

Oil Capital

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ovre Holmegate and Tou scene. Take a break from the city and head to Orre Beach and Sjobadet Myklebust. Change things up with these side-trips from Stavanger: Coastal Adventures (in Egersund), Sele Beach (in Voll) and Borestranden Beach (in Kleppe). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Ogna Beach, look for gifts at byBrun, stroll through Hellesto/Byberg/Skarasanden, and stroll the grounds of Varhaug Old Churchyard.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Stavanger online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Larvik to Stavanger takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to fly to Bergen.
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Bergen — 6 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Mount Floyen and the Funicular and Helleneset. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bryggen and Fantoft Stave Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bergen: Engesund Fiskeoppdrett (in Fitjar) and Kvinnherad Golfklubb (in Husnes). And it doesn't end there: let your taste buds guide you at Bergen Food Tours, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lovstaken, see the interesting displays at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, and explore the historical opulence of Bergenhus Fortress.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bergen online trip planner.

Getting from Stavanger to Bergen by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November in Bergen, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
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Norway travel guide

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Land of the Midnight Sun
Take a trip up north and visit Norway, the land of fjords, northern lights, unspoiled nature, and friendly communities. Norway is a haven for holidaymakers who enjoy the outdoors, with numerous resorts for downhill skiing and snowboarding, as well as countless trails for hiking in the summer or dog sledding and cross-country skiing in the winter. Norway's cities combine historical and modern architecture and feature a selection of museums, art galleries, and performance venues. Meanwhile, traditional ways of life, local customs, and crafts are celebrated in many open-air and ethnological museums across the land. Even though the country has a modern and elaborate system of roads, Norway continues to foster its ancient connection with the sea. Take to the waters yourself with tours of the scenic coast, fjords, or whale watching.
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