14 days in Norway & Portugal Itinerary

14 days in Norway & Portugal Itinerary

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Oslo, Norway
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Bergen, Norway
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Porto, Portugal
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Oslo, Norway

— 2 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.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), examine the collection at The Ibsen Museum, admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Oslo trip builder app.

Kalamazoo, USA to Oslo is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Kalamazoo in September, things will get little chillier in Oslo: highs are around 61°F and lows about 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:

Bergen, Norway

— 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.
On the 30th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, get to know the fascinating history of Bryggen, then take in the exciting artwork at Gunvor Handmade Illustration, and finally get interesting insight from Gone Paddling AS. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at DMG GALLERY and then let your taste buds guide you at Bergen Food Tours.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bergen trip tool.

Getting from Oslo to Bergen by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Bergen, with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for travel to Porto.

Things to do in Bergen

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

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Porto, Portugal

— 3 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Explore Porto's surroundings by going to Coimbra (Torre da Universidade de Coimbra, Jardim Botanico, &more). Dedicate the 3rd (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, steep yourself in history at Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Porto tour planner.

You can fly from Bergen to Porto in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bergen to Porto. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bergen in October, with highs in Porto at 72°F and lows at 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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Lisbon, Portugal

— 5 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Castelo dos Mouros, &more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

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Getting from Porto to Lisbon by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums

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Norway travel guide

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History Museums · Nightlife · Specialty Museums
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.

Portugal travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.