11 days in Norway Itinerary

11 days in Norway Itinerary

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11 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Oslo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Rjukan
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Geilo
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Geiranger
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Flam
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Bergen
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Zurich

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): walk around Vigelandsparken. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Sognsvann Lake, then examine the collection at Viking Ship Museum, then explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, and finally get your game on at VRden - Ultimate Virtual Reality Experience.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Oslo trip itinerary builder tool .

Zurich, Switzerland to Oslo is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, Oslo is a bit cooler than Zurich - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rjukan.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Sognsvann Lake ©
Sognsvann Lake
Nordmarka ©
Nordmarka
Oslofjord ©
Oslofjord

1
night
Rjukan

Rjukan ©
Rjukan is a town and the administrative centre of Tinn municipality in Telemark, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Gaustabanen and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gaustatoppen.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Rjukan route builder app .

Traveling by car from Oslo to Rjukan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Geilo.

Things to do in Rjukan

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Gaustabanen ©
Gaustabanen
Gaustatoppen ©
Gaustatoppen

1
night
Geilo

Geilo is a centre in the municipality of Hol in Norway, in the valley of Hallingdal, with around 2,300 inhabitants. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Geilo online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Rjukan to Geilo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Rjukan in July, expect Geilo to be a bit cooler, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Geiranger.

Things to do in Geilo

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
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 21st (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Geiranger Sjokolade, explore the stunning scenery at Flydalsjuvet, then make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger, then take in the dramatic scenery at Seven Sisters, and finally cruise along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Geiranger sightseeing tool .

You can drive from Geilo to Geiranger in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Flam.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
Seven Sisters ©
Seven Sisters
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen ©
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen

1
night
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 23rd (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Brekkefossen, then enjoy breathtaking views from Stegastein Lookout, then don't miss a visit to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route, and finally explore the striking landscape at Naeroyfjord.

Discover how to plan a Flam trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Geiranger to Flam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bergen.

Things to do in Flam

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Aurlandsvangen, Naeroyfjord
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Brekkefossen ©
Brekkefossen
Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Stegastein Lookout ©
Stegastein Lookout

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall and Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken. Visiting Hardanger Fjord and Ulriken will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), contemplate the long history of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, don't miss a visit to Fish Market, and take in the waterfront at Bryggen.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bergen trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Flam to Bergen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Bergen can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall
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Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall ©
Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall
Hardanger Fjord ©
Hardanger Fjord

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