18 days in Norway Itinerary

18 days in Norway Itinerary

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18 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Cascavel
Fly:  28​h
1
Bergen
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Stavanger
— 3 nights
3
Trondheim
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Tromso
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Oslo
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Gressvik
— 2 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Cascavel

1
night
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 30th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Magic Ice Bar Bergen.

To find ratings and more tourist information, read Bergen day trip planning site .

Cascavel, Brazil to Bergen is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Time (AMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 5 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Cascavel in December, with highs in Bergen at 7°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Shopping Spas
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene ©
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene
Spas & Wellness

3
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.
Ovre Holmegate and Touscene are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Borestranden Beach, get curious at Norwegian Petroleum Museum, contemplate the long history of Old Stavanger, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Godalen Beach.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Stavanger trip builder app .

You can fly from Bergen to Stavanger in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Stavanger are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Stavanger

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Klepp Municipality, Halandsvannet, Sjobadet Myklebust
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Borestranden Beach ©
Borestranden Beach
Old Stavanger ©
Old Stavanger
Orre Beach ©
Orre Beach

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 4th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nidarosdomen, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Hjelseng Gard, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Mariaklosteret. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then tee off at Trondheim par3golf, then make a trip to Old Town Bridge, and finally take a stroll through Bakklandet Old Town.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Trondheim online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Stavanger to Trondheim in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Stavanger in January, things will get a bit cooler in Trondheim: highs are around 0°C and lows about -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Trondheim

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Hjelseng Gard, Mariaklosteret
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Nidarosdomen ©
Nidarosdomen
Spas & Wellness
Old Town Bridge ©
Old Town Bridge

2
nights
Tromso

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then sample the tasty concoctions at Graff Brygghus, then see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum (Polarmuseet), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arctic Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Perspektivet Museum, then sample the tasty concoctions at Mack's Brewery (Macks Olbryggeri), then get curious at Polaria, and finally see the interesting displays at Tromso Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Tromso day trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Trondheim to Tromso takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Tromso can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Spas
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The Polar Museum (Polarmuseet) ©
The Polar Museum (Polarmuseet)
Arctic Cathedral ©
Arctic Cathedral
Polaria ©
Polaria

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Karl Johans gate and Fram Polar Ship Museum. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Tjuvholmen Neighbourhood, stroll through Ingierstrand Beach, and take a stroll through Grunerlokka.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Oslo itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Tromso to Oslo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Tromso in January, you will find days in Oslo are a bit warmer (6°C), and nights are about the same (-9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gressvik.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Neighborhoods Tours
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Fram Polar Ship Museum ©
Fram Polar Ship Museum

2
nights
Gressvik

Gressvik ©
Gressvik is a village located in the municipality of Fredrikstad, Norway. On the 13th (Mon), stroll through Saltholmen, then learn about all things military at Marinemuseet (The Norwegian Naval Museum), and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rygge Church. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at Fredrikstad Military Cemetery, enjoy the sand and surf at Foten Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Larkollen Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Gressvik trip planner .

Getting from Oslo to Gressvik by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Oslo in January, expect nights in Gressvik to be about the same, around -6°C, while days are little chillier, around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gressvik

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Rygge Municipality, Marinemuseet (The Norwegian Naval Museum), Fredrikstad Military Cemetery, Saltholmen
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Rygge Church ©
Rygge Church

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