15 days in Norway Itinerary

15 days in Norway Itinerary

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15 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  25​h
1
Oslo
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Tromso
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Bergen
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Lisbon


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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.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, examine the collection at Munch Museum, get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum, and explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Oslo trip planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Oslo is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Oslo is minus 9 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in December; daily highs in Oslo reach 8°C and lows reach -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

5
nights
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Explore Leknes' surroundings by going to Rambergstranda (in Ramberg), Kabelvag (The Lofoten Aquarium & Kabelvag Church) and Norwegian Fishing Village Museum (in Sorvagen). The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kvalvika Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Flakstad Church, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Leknes online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Oslo to Leknes by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Oslo in December: highs in Leknes hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Leknes

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kabelvag, Svolvaer, Lofotr Viking Museum, Smeden i Sund/Sund Fiskerimuseum, Rambergstranda
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Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Rambergstranda ©
Rambergstranda

2
nights
Tromso

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.
On the 3rd (Fri), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Memorial to Deportation of Jews of Tromso, see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum (Polarmuseet), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Arctic Cathedral, then explore the galleries of Polaria, and finally look for gifts at Tromso Arctic Gifts & Souvenirs.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tromso trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Leknes to Tromso takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Leknes in January: high temperatures in Tromso hover around -1°C and lows are around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Tromso

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral

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.
Bergen is known for nature, museums, historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the waterfront at Bryggen, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), stroll through Mount Lovstaken, and have fun at AdO Arena.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bergen trip planner .

You can fly from Tromso to Bergen in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, Bergen is somewhat warmer than Tromso - with highs of 4°C and lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Nature Museums
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

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