18 days in Norway Itinerary

18 days in Norway Itinerary

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Start: Manama
Fly:  12 h 45 min
1
Stavanger
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Forsand Municipality
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Bergen
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Flam
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
5
Andalsnes
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Geiranger
— 2 nights
Bus + Train:  7 h 15 min
7
Oslo
— 5 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Manama

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): appreciate the history behind Sverd i fjell and then appreciate the views at Lysefjord. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Norwegian Petroleum Museum, then steep yourself in history at Old Stavanger, then take in the exciting artwork at Touscene, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Stavanger online travel route planner.

Manama, Bahrain to Stavanger is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Manama to Stavanger. Traveling from Manama in July, expect Stavanger to be colder, temps between 21°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Forsand Municipality.

Things to do in Stavanger

Outdoors Tours Nature
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Speed Boats Tours
Lysefjord ©
Lysefjord
Old Stavanger ©
Old Stavanger

1
night
Forsand Municipality

Forsand Municipality ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Hogsfjorden, get great views at Pulpit Rock, and then take in the pleasant sights at Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Forsand Municipality online travel route planner.

Getting from Stavanger to Forsand Municipality by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Forsand Municipality are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Forsand Municipality

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge, Hogsfjorden
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Hogsfjorden ©
Hogsfjorden
Pulpit Rock ©
Pulpit Rock

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): examine the collection at Theta Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, then contemplate the long history of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, and finally go for a walk through Stoltzekleiven. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Ulriken, view the masterpieces at DMG GALLERY, take in the waterfront at Bryggen, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Bergen travel route site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Forsand Municipality to Bergen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Flam.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Fish Market
Fish Market

2
nights
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 7th (Tue): make a trip to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route, enjoy breathtaking views from Stegastein Lookout, then see the interesting displays at Flaamsbana Museet, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Naeroyfjord. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Borgund Stave Church, take in the dramatic scenery at Rjoandefossen, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Brekkefossen.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Flam trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Bergen to Flam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Flam, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Andalsnes.

Things to do in Flam

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aurlandsvangen, Naeroyfjord, Borgund Stave Church
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Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route ©
Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route
Stegastein Lookout ©
Stegastein Lookout

2
nights
Andalsnes

Andalsnes ©
Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): trek along Romsdalseggen, then take a memorable drive along Trollstigen, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Stigfossen Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: stop by Raumabanen, then get outside with Nesaksla, then don't miss a visit to Rampestreken, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Romsdalen Valley.

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You can drive from Flam to Andalsnes in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Andalsnes, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Geiranger.

Things to do in Andalsnes

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

The Romsdalen Valley, Trollstigen
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Romsdalseggen ©
Romsdalseggen
Trollstigen ©
Trollstigen
Rampestreken ©
Rampestreken

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.
On the 11th (Sat), get great views at Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba and then explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, take in the dramatic scenery at The Seven Sisters, then don't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger, then take in breathtaking views at Flydalsjuvet, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Geiranger Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Geiranger vacation planner.

Drive from Andalsnes to Geiranger in 2.5 hours. In July in Geiranger, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba ©
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba

5
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.
Step out of Oslo to go to Son and see Hallanderiet, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Oslofjord, see the interesting displays at Viking Ship Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Fram Museum.

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You can do a combination of bus and train from Geiranger to Oslo in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. Traveling from Geiranger in July, expect nights in Oslo to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 26°C. On the 18th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Hallanderiet
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
Vigeland Park ©
Vigeland Park

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