13 days in Norway Itinerary

13 days in Norway Itinerary

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13 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Oslo
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Stavanger
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Bergen
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Flam
— 1 night
Bus + Ferry:  4 h 45 min
5
Geiranger
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Alesund
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
7
Trondheim
— 2 nights
Fly:  12 h
End: Dubai

3
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.
For shopping fun, head to Karl Johans gate or Albin Upp Gallery & Art Cafe. Vulkan Neighbourhood and Viking Ship Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Tjuvholmen Neighbourhood, and examine the collection at Fram Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Oslo trip site .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Oslo is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in October, expect Oslo to be cooler, temps between 13°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

2
nights
Stavanger

Stavanger ©
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.
On the 22nd (Tue), get a taste of the local shopping with Galleri G, stroll through Borestranden Beach, and then wander the streets of Ovre Holmegate. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Jaeren and then kick back and relax at Orre Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Stavanger tour itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Oslo to Stavanger in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Stavanger, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Stavanger

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Borestranden Beach, Galleri G, Orre Beach
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Orre Beach ©
Orre Beach
Borestranden Beach ©
Borestranden Beach
Ovre Holmegate ©
Ovre Holmegate

2
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.
On the 24th (Thu), view the masterpieces at DMG GALLERY, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), take in the waterfront at Fish Market, take in the waterfront at Bryggen, then get a taste of the local shopping with Gunvor Handmade Illustration, and finally see the interesting displays at Theta Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at KODE Art Museums of Bergen, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then take in the exciting artwork at USF Arts Center (Verftet), and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Magic Ice Bar Bergen.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bergen trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Stavanger to Bergen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Flam.

Things to do in Bergen

Shopping Museums Nature
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Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

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.
On the 26th (Sat), hike along Flam Hiking AS, then look for gifts at Flam Store, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Naeroyfjord.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Flam trip planning app .

You can drive from Bergen to Flam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Bergen in October, with highs in Flam at 8°C and lows at 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Geiranger.

Things to do in Flam

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Naeroyfjord
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Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Flam Hiking AS ©
Flam Hiking AS
Flam Store Exclusive ©
Flam Store Exclusive

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.
On the 27th (Sun), get great views at Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba, then take in the dramatic natural features at Geiranger Fjord, and then look for gifts at Geiranger Sjokolade.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Geiranger holiday planner .

You can drive from Flam to Geiranger in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Flam in October, you will find days in Geiranger are somewhat warmer (12°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Alesund.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Shopping
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba ©
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba

1
night
Alesund

Alesund ©
A lively seaport renowned for its high concentration of Art Nouveau buildings, Alesund stretches over seven islands and features a compact city center almost entirely surrounded by water.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Celsius Glass Studio, then trek along Walk to Borgundgavlen, then get into the urban bustle at Tourist Cinema - View The Fjords, and finally view the masterpieces at Galleri Artifex.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Alesund driving holiday planner.

Getting from Geiranger to Alesund by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Geiranger in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 7°C in Alesund. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Alesund

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Celsius Glass Studio
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Walk to Borgundgavlen ©
Walk to Borgundgavlen

2
nights
Trondheim

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
On the 29th (Tue), take a stroll through Bakklandet Old Town, play a few rounds at Trondheim par3golf, and then view the masterpieces at YellowKorner.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Trondheim vacation builder app .

You can fly from Alesund to Trondheim in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Alesund in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Trondheim, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Trondheim

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Outdoors
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Bakklandet Old Town ©
Bakklandet Old Town
Trondheim par3golf ©
Trondheim par3golf
YellowKorner ©
YellowKorner

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