43 days in Norway Itinerary

43 days in Norway Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Geiranger
— 4 nights
2
Andalsnes
— 2 nights
3
Bergen
— 8 nights
4
Flam
— 3 nights
5
Odda
— 4 nights
6
Stavanger
— 6 nights
7
Forsand Municipality
— 2 nights
8
Oslo
— 13 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Geiranger side-trips: Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen) (in Stryn) and Bergsetbreen (in Jostedal). Spend the 1st (Tue) exploring nature at Jostedalsbreen National Park. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord, explore and take pictures at Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger, and admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Geiranger trip planning site.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Geiranger is an approximately 14-hour combination of shuttle, flight, and ferry. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ljubljana in August: high temperatures in Geiranger hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Andalsnes.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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): stroll through Romsdalseggen, then explore and take pictures at Trollstigen, and then admire the sheer force of Stigfossen Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Raumabanen, head outdoors with Nesaksla, then make a trip to Rampestreken, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Romsdalen Valley.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Andalsnes trip itinerary tool.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Geiranger to Andalsnes in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. September in Andalsnes sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Andalsnes

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Trollstigen, The Romsdalen Valley
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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.
Explore Bergen's surroundings by going to Fossen Bratte (in Eikedalen) and Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall (in Norheimsund). Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring at Hardangerfjord. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Bryggen, take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and hunt for treasures at Fish Market.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bergen trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Andalsnes to Bergen by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. 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) early enough to drive to Flam.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Flam: Hallingskarvet National Park (in Geilo) and Borgund Stave Church (in Laerdalsoyri). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Naeroyfjord, don't miss a visit to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route, take in the dramatic scenery at Brekkefossen, and take in panoramic vistas at Stegastein Lookout.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Flam trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bergen to Flam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bergen in September, things will get a bit cooler in Flam: highs are around 15°C and lows about 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Odda.

Things to do in Flam

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Odda

Odda ©
Odda is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Odda: Voringsfossen (in Eidfjord Municipality), Husedalen Valley (in Kinsarvik) and Hardanger Bridge (in Ulvik). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Trolltunga, trek along The Monk Steps, admire the sheer force of Latefossen Waterfall, and take in the dramatic natural features at Buarbreen.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Odda trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Flam to Odda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 · Outdoors

Side Trips

Voringsfossen, Husedalen Valley, Hardanger Bridge, Hardangervidda National Park, Latefossen Waterfall
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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: Lyseveien to Lysebotn (in Sirdal Municipality), Orre Beach (in Orre) and Dalsnuten (in Sandnes). There's lots more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Lysefjord, engage your brain at Norwegian Petroleum Museum, hike along The North Sea Road, and walk around Fritz Roed Sculpture Park.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Stavanger day trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Odda to Stavanger in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Stavanger are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Forsand Municipality.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Sandnes, Gloppedalsura Rock Fall, Fritz Roed Sculpture Park, Borestranden Beach, Lyseveien to Lysebotn
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Gloppedalsura Scree and then take in the awesome beauty at Kjerag. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge, then get great views at Pulpit Rock, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Hogsfjorden.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Forsand Municipality trip planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Stavanger to Forsand Municipality takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Forsand Municipality are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Forsand Municipality

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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

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.
Step out of Oslo to go to Tonsberg and see Saga Oseberg, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, stroll around Vigeland Park, get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum, and step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Oslo trip planning tool.

You can fly from Forsand Municipality to Oslo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Forsand Municipality in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Oslo, with lows around 7°C. Finish 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
Vigeland Park ©
Vigeland Park
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

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