18 days in Norway Itinerary

18 days in Norway Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Oslo
— 3 nights
2
Stryn
— 1 night
3
Geiranger
— 2 nights
4
Trondheim
— 3 nights
5
Tromso
— 2 nights
6
Alta
— 2 nights
7
Bergen
— 3 nights

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.
Appreciate the collections at Fram Museum and Vigeland Museum. Viking Ship Museum and Norsk Folkemuseum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), examine the collection at Holmenkollen Ski Museum, explore the world behind art at Munch Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Oslo trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Oslo is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Oslo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tel Aviv in May, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Oslo: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Stryn.

Things to do in Oslo

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

1
night
Stryn

Stryn ©
Stryn is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. On the 16th (Sat), get outside with Eduardo Juan, stroll the grounds of Loen Church, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Olden kyrkje, and finally contemplate the long history of Olden.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Stryn itinerary tool.

Fly from Oslo to Stryn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Oslo in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Stryn. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Stryn

Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Loen, Olden kyrkje
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Olden ©
Olden
Loen Church ©
Loen Church

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger, thenstroll through Flydalsjuvet, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Geiranger Church, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Geiranger Fjord. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen and then take in the dramatic scenery at The Seven Sisters.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Geiranger online tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Stryn to Geiranger in 4 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Fossevandring Geiranger ©
Fossevandring Geiranger
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord

3
nights
Trondheim

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Kristiansten Fortress and Church of Our Lady. Museum-lovers will appreciate Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum and Ringve Museum. There's much more to do: stop by Bakklandet, learn about all things military at The Armoury Rustkammeret, examine the collection at Rockheim, and take in the exciting artwork at Babel Bok.

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Do a combination of bus and train from Geiranger to Trondheim in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In May, daytime highs in Trondheim are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Trondheim

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Bakklandet ©
Bakklandet
Kristiansten Fortress ©
Kristiansten Fortress
Bymarka ©
Bymarka

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): examine the collection at Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Tromso Fjords, and then admire the landmark architecture of The Arctic Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Polaria, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tromso trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Trondheim to Tromso by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In May, Tromso is little chillier than Trondheim - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Alta.

Things to do in Tromso

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
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Speed Boats Tours
Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral

2
nights
Alta

Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): examine the collection at Tirpitz Museum, steep yourself in history at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

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You can fly from Tromso to Alta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Alta are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Alta

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre ©
Northern Lights Cathedral ©
Northern Lights Cathedral

3
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.
Visiting Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken and Hardangerfjord will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum and Bergenhus Festningsmuesum. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, identify plant and animal life at Gronevika, see the interesting displays at Stine Hoff Kunstglass Economusee, and explore the world behind art at KODE Art Museums of Bergen.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bergen road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Alta to Bergen takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Alta in May, with highs in Bergen at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Museums Nature
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Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene ©
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Bergenhus Festningsmuesum ©
Bergenhus Festningsmuesum

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