7 days in Western Norway Itinerary

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Stavanger — 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Rogaland Arboret, steep yourself in history at Gamle Stavanger, and then get curious at Norwegian Petroleum Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Stavanger travel planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Stavanger is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Stockholm in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Stavanger, with highs around 18°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Forsand Municipality.
Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Forsand Municipality — 1 night

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.
On the 2nd (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge, then take some stellar pictures from Pulpit Rock, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Hogsfjorden.

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

You can drive from Stavanger to Forsand Municipality in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Forsand Municipality are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Bergen.
Parks · Nature
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Bergen — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): examine the collection at Theta Museum, view the masterpieces at Gunvor Handmade Illustration, get to know the fascinating history of Bryggen, then hunt for treasures at Fish Market, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, and finally get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken and then take in the pleasant sights at Stoltzekleiven.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bergen trip planner.

Getting from Forsand Municipality to Bergen by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daytime highs in Bergen are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Geiranger.
Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
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Geiranger — 3 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.
Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring at Geiranger Fjord. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, don't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger, head outdoors with Storseterfossen, and get great views at Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Geiranger road trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bergen to Geiranger. June in Geiranger sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 7th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
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Western Norway travel guide

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.