18 days in Norway Itinerary

18 days in Norway Itinerary

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18 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Oslo
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
2
Forsand Municipality
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Bergen
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Undredal
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Stryn
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Geiranger
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Andalsnes
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Alesund
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Detroit

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): wander the streets of Street Art at Ingens gate, see the interesting displays at Holmenkollen Ski Museum and Ski Jump Tower, admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Oslo trip itinerary builder app .

Detroit, USA to Oslo is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Detroit in August, things will get a bit cooler in Oslo: highs are around 68°F and lows about 47°F. You'll set off for Forsand Municipality on the 19th (Mon).

Things to do in Oslo

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

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.
You've now added Pulpit Rock to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): learn more about the world around you at Landa Park, take in the awesome beauty at Pulpit Rock, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Gloppedalsura Scree.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Forsand Municipality day trip site .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Oslo to Forsand Municipality in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 54°F in Forsand Municipality. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Forsand Municipality

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Gloppedalsura Scree
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Pulpit Rock ©
Pulpit Rock
Landa Park ©
Landa Park

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.
Trolltunga has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Trolltunga and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen). Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken, and then hike along Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bergen trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Forsand Municipality to Bergen in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. August in Bergen sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 52°F at night. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Undredal.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Trolltunga
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen

1
night
Undredal

Undredal ©
Undredal is a small village in the municipality of Aurland in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Borgund Stave Church. On the 24th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Borgund Stave Church, take in the dramatic natural features at Naeroyfjord, examine the collection at Flaamsbana Museet, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Undredal Stave Church, and finally experience rural life at Otternes Bygdetun.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Undredal trip planner .

You can drive from Bergen to Undredal in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Undredal are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Stryn.

Things to do in Undredal

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Aurlandsvangen, Borgund Stave Church, Naeroyfjord, Otternes Bygdetun, Flaamsbana Museet
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Borgund Stave Church ©
Borgund Stave Church
Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Undredal Stave Church ©
Undredal Stave Church

1
night
Stryn

Stryn ©
Stryn is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. For maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Stryn trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Undredal to Stryn by car takes about 4 hours. August in Stryn sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Geiranger.

Things to do in Stryn

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Eduardo Juan, Olden Activities
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Olden ©
Olden
Olden Activities ©
Olden Activities
Mount Skala ©
Mount Skala

3
nights
Geiranger

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba as well as Mardalsfossen. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): make a trip to Mardalsfossen, then get great views at Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba, and then explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, get a tailor-made plan with eMobility Geiranger, take in the dramatic scenery at Seven Sisters, make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger, then explore the stunning scenery at Flydalsjuvet, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Geiranger Church.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Geiranger online tour itinerary builder .

Do a combination of taxi and bus from Lom to Geiranger in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lom in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Geiranger, with lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Stryn.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Mardalsfossen
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Flydalsjuvet ©
Flydalsjuvet

3
nights
Andalsnes

Andalsnes ©
Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. Romsdalseggen has been added to your itinerary. On the 30th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at The Romsdalen Valley and then admire the sheer force of Slettafossen. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Nesaksla, head outdoors with Trollstigen (Troll's Footpath), and then trek along Romsdalseggen.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Andalsnes trip itinerary website .

Getting from Alesund to Andalsnes by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Andalsnes, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 52°F at night. On the 2nd (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Andalsnes

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Rauma Municipality, Trollstigen, Slettafossen
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Trollstigen ©
Trollstigen
Romsdalseggen ©
Romsdalseggen
Rodven Stave Church ©
Rodven Stave Church

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.
Trollstigen (Troll's Footpath) has been added to your itinerary. On the 28th (Wed), get outside with Trollstigen (Troll's Footpath), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Aalesund Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Borgund Church, then learn more about the world around you at Sunnmoere Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Walk to Borgundgavlen. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Lidaveten and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kolastinden.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Alesund journey maker website .

Take a bus from Geiranger to Alesund in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August in Alesund, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alesund

Wildlife Parks Trails

Side Trips

Kolastinden, Lidaveten
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Alnes Lighthouse ©
Alnes Lighthouse
Kolastinden ©
Kolastinden
Lidaveten ©
Lidaveten

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