22 days in Norway Itinerary

22 days in Norway Itinerary

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22 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Oslo
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Tromso
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Trondheim
— 3 nights
4
Alesund
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Geiranger
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Flam
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Bergen
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
8
Stavanger
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
9
Oslo
— 4 nights
End: Oslo

1
night
Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen

Longyearbyen ©
A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svalbard Kirke and then see a world frozen in time at Henningsen Day Tours. Keep things going the next day: paddle through the water with Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions and then sample the tasty concoctions at Svalbard Brewery.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Longyearbyen trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Oslo to Longyearbyen is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. When traveling from Oslo in August, plan for much colder days in Longyearbyen, with highs around 9°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Longyearbyen

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Henningsen
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Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions ©
Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions
Svalbard Kirke ©
Svalbard Kirke

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Telegrafbukta Beach, learn about all things military at Tromso Defence Museum, examine the collection at Tromso Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Perspektivet Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum. Keep things going the next day: get lost in a book at Tromso Public library and City Archives, see the sky in a new way at Northern Norwegian Science Center, then take in nature's colorful creations at Tromso Botaniske Hage, and finally explore the activities along Prestvannet Lake.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tromso itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Longyearbyen to Tromso takes 4.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Longyearbyen in August; daily highs in Tromso reach 16°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Tromso Museum ©
Tromso Museum
Perspektivet Museum ©
Perspektivet Museum
Telegrafbukta Beach ©
Telegrafbukta Beach

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ringve Museum and The Armoury Rustkammeret. Step out of the city life by going to Storsand Gard Camping and Sykkelheisen Trampe. Venture out of the city with trips to Falstadsenteret (in Levanger) and Mariaklosteret (in Frosta). There's much more to do: hike along Ladestien - Hiking Trail, pause for some photo ops at Den Siste Viking, explore the world behind art at Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum, and play a few rounds at Trondheim par3golf.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Trondheim trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Tromso to Trondheim takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Tromso in August, expect nights in Trondheim to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Alesund.

Things to do in Trondheim

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mariaklosteret, Falstadsenteret
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Ringve Museum ©
Ringve Museum
Storsand Gard Camping ©
Storsand Gard Camping
Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum ©

2
nights
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.
On the 8th (Thu), trek along Walk to Borgundgavlen, take an in-depth tour of The Fisheries museum, and then see the interesting displays at Ishavsmuseet Aarvak. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Borgund Church, see the interesting displays at Waldehuset Museum, then view the masterpieces at Ingrids Glassverksted, then hike along Tueneset and Hessabana, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Galleri Artifex.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Alesund route builder app .

Traveling by flight from Trondheim to Alesund takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Geiranger.

Things to do in Alesund

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Ishavsmuseet Aarvak
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Walk to Borgundgavlen ©
Walk to Borgundgavlen
Ishavsmuseet Aarvak ©
Ishavsmuseet Aarvak
The Fisheries museum ©
The Fisheries museum

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 10th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Geiranger Church, trek along Korsmyra - Hiking Track, then see the interesting displays at Norwegian Fjord Centre, and finally stop by Geiranger Sjokolade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Eidsvatnet, get to know the fascinating history of Herdalssetra, and then explore the world behind art at Peer Gynt Galleriet.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Geiranger trip planner.

You can drive from Alesund to Geiranger in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Geiranger are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Flam.

Things to do in Geiranger

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Eidsvatnet, Herdalssetra, Peer Gynt Galleriet
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Norwegian Fjord Centre ©
Norwegian Fjord Centre
Geiranger Sjokolade ©
Geiranger Sjokolade
Herdalssetra ©
Herdalssetra

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 12th (Mon): go for a walk through Vindhellavegen, then take a stroll through Gamle Laerdalsoeyri, then pause for some serene contemplation at Vangen Kyrkje (Vangen Church), and finally stroll through Flam Hiking AS. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Rjoandefossen, make a trip to Myrdal Station, then admire the sheer force of Kjosfossen, and finally stroll through Rallarvegen.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Flam online tour itinerary builder .

You can drive from Geiranger to Flam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Flam can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bergen.

Things to do in Flam

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Myrdal Station, Vindhellavegen, Rallarvegen, Gamle Laerdalsoeyri, Vangen Kyrkje (Vangen Church)
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Flam Hiking AS ©
Flam Hiking AS
Gamle Laerdalsoeyri ©
Gamle Laerdalsoeyri
Rallarvegen ©
Rallarvegen

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.
Get in touch with nature at Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken and Hardanger Fjord. Explore hidden gems such as Gamle Bergen Museum - Bymuseet i Bergen and Leprosy Museum. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with KODE Art Museums of Bergen, take in the pleasant sights at Stoltzekleiven, and get a taste of local nightlife at Magic Ice Bar Bergen.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bergen road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Flam to Bergen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Bergen can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Museums Nature
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Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Hardanger Fjord ©
Hardanger Fjord

2
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.
On the 17th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Skagenkaien, get engrossed in the history at The Museum of Aviation History, then see the interesting displays at Flyhistorisk Museum, and finally trek along Lifjell. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Rogaland Arboret, then trek along Hike Oygardstol to Langavatn via Kjerag, and then examine the collection at Breidablikk.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Stavanger trip planner .

Getting from Bergen to Stavanger by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Stavanger can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Sandnes, The Museum of Aviation History, Hike Oygardstol to Langavatn via Kjerag
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Rogaland Arboret ©
Rogaland Arboret
Lifjell ©
Lifjell
Breidablikk ©
Breidablikk

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Oslomarka and Oscarsborg Fortress. Step off the beaten path and head to Nordmarka and Frogner Park. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum), explore the activities along Sognsvann Lake, steep yourself in history at Drobak, and kick back and relax at Hvervenbukta.

Plan trip to Oslo with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Stavanger to Oslo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stavanger in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Oslo, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Nordmarka ©
Nordmarka
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka

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