43 days in Norway Itinerary

43 days in Norway Itinerary

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43 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  12​h
1
Geiranger
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Andalsnes
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Bergen
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Flam
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Odda
— 4 nights
Drive + Ferry:  3​h 45​min
6
Stavanger
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Forsand Municipality
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Oslo
— 13 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  7​h 15​min
End: Ljubljana

4
nights
Geiranger

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Venture out of the city with trips to Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen) (in Stryn) and Bergsetbreen (in Jostedal). Spend the 1st (Tue) exploring nature at Jostedalsbreen National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Geiranger Fjord, admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, admire all the interesting features of Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, and don't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Geiranger vacation maker website .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Geiranger is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, expect Geiranger to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Andalsnes.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Western Norway, Bergsetbreen, Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen)
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba ©
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters

2
nights
Andalsnes

Andalsnes ©
Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): hike along Romsdalseggen, admire all the interesting features of Trollstigen, and then admire the sheer force of Stigfossen Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: stop by Raumabanen, 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.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Andalsnes trip planner.

Drive from Geiranger to Andalsnes in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Andalsnes

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

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

8
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Fossen Bratte (in Eikedalen) and Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall (in Norheimsund). Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring at Hardangerfjord. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Bryggen, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

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You can fly from Andalsnes to Bergen in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Bergen can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Flam.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Fossen Bratte, Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall, Iskanten
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Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Flam: Hallingskarvet National Park (in Geilo) and Borgund Stave Church (in Laerdalsoyri). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Naeroyfjord, admire the sheer force of Rjoandefossen, trek along Aurlandsdalen, and make a trip to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Flam sightseeing planning site .

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 September, Flam is a bit cooler than Bergen - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Odda.

Things to do in Flam

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Odda

Odda ©
Odda is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. Get out of town with these interesting Odda side-trips: Husedalen Valley (in Kinsarvik), Voringsfossen (in Maurset) and Hardanger Bridge (in Ulvik). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Trolltunga, take in the dramatic scenery at Latefossen, take in the pleasant sights at Hardangervidda National Park, and take in the dramatic natural features at Buarbreen.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Odda planning site .

You can drive from Flam to Odda in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Odda, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Odda

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Hardanger Bridge, Hardangervidda National Park, Voringsfossen, The Monk Steps, Husedalen Valley
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Voringsfossen ©
Voringsfossen
Trolltunga ©
Trolltunga
Hardangervidda National Park ©
Hardangervidda National Park

6
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stavanger: Dalsnuten (in Sandnes), Lyseveien to Lysebotn (in Sirdal Municipality) and Orre Beach (in Orre). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at Lysefjord, stroll around Fritz Roed Sculpture Park, steep yourself in history at Old Stavanger, and take a stroll through Ovre Holmegate.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Stavanger itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Odda to Stavanger in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Forsand Municipality.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Sandnes, Borestranden Beach, Helleristninger (petroglyphs) Austre Amoy, Lyseveien to Lysebotn, Fritz Roed Sculpture Park
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Lysefjord ©
Lysefjord
Old Stavanger ©
Old Stavanger
Norwegian Petroleum Museum ©
Norwegian Petroleum Museum

2
nights
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.
On the 25th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Gloppedalsura Scree and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kjerag. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the pleasant sights at Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge, then take some stellar pictures from Pulpit Rock, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Hogsfjorden.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Forsand Municipality visit planning app .

Drive from Stavanger to Forsand Municipality in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Forsand Municipality are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Forsand Municipality

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge, Gloppedalsura Scree, Hogsfjorden
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Pulpit Rock ©
Pulpit Rock
Kjerag ©
Kjerag
Hogsfjorden ©
Hogsfjorden

13
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.
Take a break from Oslo with a short trip to Saga Oseberg in Tonsberg, about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, take an in-depth tour of Fram Museum, steep yourself in history at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), and contemplate the waterfront views at Oslofjord.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Oslo travel planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Forsand Municipality to Oslo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Oslo when traveling from Forsand Municipality in September, with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Saga Oseberg
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum

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