50 days in Norway Itinerary

50 days in Norway Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Norway journey builder

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Tromso
— 3 nights
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Skibotn
— 2 nights
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Alta
— 2 nights
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Svolvaer
— 4 nights
Bus to Evenes, Fly to Longyearbyen
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Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen
— 3 nights
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Roros
— 3 nights
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Trondheim
— 3 nights
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Andalsnes
— 4 nights
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Alesund
— 3 nights
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Bergen
— 8 nights
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Voss Municipality
— 3 nights
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Flam
— 2 nights
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Luster
— 2 nights
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Nissedal Municipality
— 3 nights
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Oslo
— 3 nights
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Tromso

— 3 nights

Paris of the North

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Polar Charter and Arctic Escape. Get in touch with nature at Grotfjord and Prestvannet Lake. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Tromso Botaniske Hage, hike along Coastal Hiking, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Arctic Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at Perspektivet Museum.

Before you visit Tromso, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Bengaluru, India to Tromso is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Tromso due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in September, with highs in Tromso at 13°C and lows at 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Skibotn.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 2 — 5:

Skibotn

— 2 nights
Skibotn is a village in the municipality of Storfjord in Troms county, Norway. On the 6th (Mon), trek along Lulledalen Hiking Track.

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Drive from Tromso to Skibotn in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Skibotn are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Alta.

Things to do in Skibotn

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:
Highlights from your trip

Alta

— 2 nights
Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Step off the beaten path and head to Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre and Aeventyr. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Alta Canyon, see the sky in a new way at Northern Lights Observatory at Haldde, and pause for some serene contemplation at Kafjord Church.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Alta tour builder site.

Getting from Skibotn to Alta by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. In September in Alta, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Alta

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 9:

Svolvaer

— 4 nights
The largest town on the Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer serves as a good base from which to launch your tour of the archipelago.
Get outdoors at Haukland Beach and Floya. Step off the beaten path and head to Tjeldbergtind and Glomtinden. Step out of Svolvaer to go to Gimsoya and see Lofoten Links, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum, trek along Festvagtind Hike, get a new perspective on things with Lets Go Fishing Lofoten AS, and contemplate the long history of Lofoten Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Svolvaer travel planning site.

You can fly from Alta to Svolvaer in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Alta in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Svolvaer, with lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Longyearbyen.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 9 — 13:

Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen

— 3 nights
A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Spitzbergen Outdoor Activities. Explore hidden gems such as Polar Permaculture Solutions and Longyear 78 Outdoor & Expeditions. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Magdalenefjord Svalbard, examine the collection at Svalbard Museum, and make a trip to Galleri Svalbard.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Longyearbyen trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Svolvaer to Longyearbyen in 8.5 hours. In September, Longyearbyen is little chillier than Svolvaer - with highs of 5°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to fly to Roros.

Things to do in Longyearbyen

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 16:

Roros

— 3 nights
Take a break from the city and head to Roros Husky Day Tours and MS Femund II. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bjoreggene Nature Reserve and Slegghaugan.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Roros travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Longyearbyen to Roros takes 7 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Longyearbyen in September: highs in Roros hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Trondheim.

Things to do in Roros

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:

Trondheim

— 3 nights
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Escape the urban bustle at Bymarka and Nature Tours - Day Trips. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pilegrimsleden - The Route of St. Olav Ways and Ladestien - Hiking Trail. Step out of Trondheim with an excursion to Storvika badeplass in Stjordal--about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: grab your bike and head to Sykkelheisen Trampe, tour the pleasant surroundings at Storsand Gard Camping, don't miss a visit to Old Town Bridge, and play a few rounds at Trondheim par3golf.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Trondheim trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Roros to Trondheim in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Roros in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Trondheim, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Andalsnes.

Things to do in Trondheim

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:

Andalsnes

— 4 nights
Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. Get outdoors at Romsdalseggen and Romsdalsstigen Via Ferrata. Step off the beaten path and head to Rampestreken and Raumabanen. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Andalsnes: Hjertoya Island Nature Trail (in Molde) and Jendemsfjellet (in Elnesvagen). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Nesaksla, make a trip to Rauma Kulturhus, take in the dramatic scenery at Stigfossen Waterfall, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Andalsnes Train Chapel.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Andalsnes trip planner.

Traveling by car from Trondheim to Andalsnes takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Alesund.

Things to do in Andalsnes

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 22 — 26:

Alesund

— 3 nights
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 27th (Mon), make a trip to Brosundet i Alesund, then take in the awesome beauty at Aksla Mountain, then appreciate the history behind Statute of Joachim Ronneberg, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Tueneset and Hessabana.

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You can drive from Andalsnes to Alesund in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Alesund are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You will leave for Bergen on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Alesund

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:
Highlights from your trip

Bergen

— 8 nights

City of Seven Mountains

A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gone Paddling AS and Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken. Step out of the city life by going to Mount Floyen and the Funicular and Lille Lungegaardsvannet. Change things up with a short trip to Herdla Fortress in Herdla (about 50 minutes away). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, examine the collection at Bergenhus Festningsmuesum, and get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bergen online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Alesund to Bergen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Bergen are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Voss Municipality.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 7:

Voss Municipality

— 3 nights
A vacation in Voss Municipality offers great opportunities for bird-watchers--more than 155 avian species live in the region, including the great egret and the European hobby.
Escape the urban bustle at Voss Active and Tandem Voss. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Norsk Natursenter - Hardanger and Hardanger Saft og Siderfabrikk. Explore Voss Municipality's surroundings by going to Voss Fjellandsby Skiutleige AS (in Vossestrand) and Osa Mountain (in Osa). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Vangsvatnet.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Voss Municipality vacation planning tool.

Drive from Bergen to Voss Municipality in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bergen in October, things will get little chillier in Voss Municipality: highs are around 10°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Flam.

Things to do in Voss Municipality

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 7 — 10:

Flam

— 2 nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at FjordSafari and Aurlandsdalen. Step off the beaten path and head to Naeroyfjord and Flam Hiking AS. Get out of town with these interesting Flam side-trips: Laerdalsoyri (Gamle Laerdalsoeyri & Norsk Villakssenter). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Otternes Bygdetun, look for gifts at Flam Store Exclusive, take in the dramatic scenery at Rjoandefossen, and examine the collection at Flaamsbana Museet.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Flam trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Voss Municipality to Flam by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Luster.

Things to do in Flam

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 10 — 12:

Luster

— 2 nights
Luster is a municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. On the 13th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nigardsbreen Glacier. On the next day, explore the stunning scenery at Drivandefossen waterfall and then enjoy breathtaking views from Harastolen.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Luster trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Flam to Luster takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Luster can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nissedal Municipality.

Things to do in Luster

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:

Nissedal Municipality

— 3 nights
Explore hidden gems such as Skoret and Hamaren aktivitetspark. Get in touch with nature at Nissedal municipality and Fyresdal Kulturminneloype. Get out of town with these interesting Nissedal Municipality side-trips: Hoydalsmo (Vest-Telemark Museum Eidsborg & Eidsborg Stave Church) and Hogenut (in Fyresdal).

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Nissedal Municipality online route planner.

Drive from Luster to Nissedal Municipality in 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in October, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Nissedal Municipality

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 14 — 17:

Oslo

— 3 nights

Tiger City

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 18th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Oslomarka, ski along the peaceful trails at Nordmarka, and then kick back and relax at Kalvoya Island and Kadettangen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at The Well Spa Resort and then explore the activities along Semsvannet.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Oslo vacation planner.

Getting from Nissedal Municipality to Oslo by car takes about 3.5 hours. In October in Oslo, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 17 — 20:

Norway travel guide

4.2
History Museums · Nightlife · Specialty Museums
Land of the Midnight Sun
Take a trip up north and visit Norway, the land of fjords, northern lights, unspoiled nature, and friendly communities. Norway is a haven for holidaymakers who enjoy the outdoors, with numerous resorts for downhill skiing and snowboarding, as well as countless trails for hiking in the summer or dog sledding and cross-country skiing in the winter. Norway's cities combine historical and modern architecture and feature a selection of museums, art galleries, and performance venues. Meanwhile, traditional ways of life, local customs, and crafts are celebrated in many open-air and ethnological museums across the land. Even though the country has a modern and elaborate system of roads, Norway continues to foster its ancient connection with the sea. Take to the waters yourself with tours of the scenic coast, fjords, or whale watching.

Storfjord Municipality travel guide

4.2
Hiking Trails

Finnmark travel guide

4.2
History Museums · Churches · Nature & Wildlife Tours
Finnmark stretches across the very top of Europe and serves as home to Norway's indigenous Sami people. The nation's largest county by area, Finnmark remains a sparsely populated land of barren coastal regions and vast inland plateaus that are interspersed by lakes and river valleys. Indented by large fjords, the county's coastline stretches for nearly 7,000 km (4,500 mi) and contains nearly a fifth of its total population. Travel along Finnmark's jagged coast to discover the region's secluded fishing communities, or venture deeper inland to explore its stark plateaus and meet the Sami reindeer herders. For a more urban experience, head to Alta, known as the "Aurora Borealis City" and famed for its prehistoric rock carvings.

Nordland travel guide

3.9
History Museums · Specialty Museums · Beaches
Best known for the surrounding natural scenery, Norland features a landscape of steep mountains near the sea and flat lowlands. Heavily reliant on tourism, the county also boasts thriving fishing and offshore petroleum industries. Norland possesses one of the least polluted coastal areas in Europe and offers easy access to the World Heritage-listed archipelago of over 6,000 islands, which are recognized for preserving the simple and sustainable way of life practiced by Norway's fishermen for over a thousand years. The county also serves as the gateway for the famous Lofoten Islands, known for their picture-perfect fishing villages, deep fjords, and tall peaks.

Svalbard travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Safaris · Hiking Trails

Aurland Municipality travel guide

4.2
Safaris · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
Famed for its rugged landscape of fjords and mountains, the Aurland municipality lures nature lovers with hiking, fishing, and hunting opportunities. Popular with English visitors since the 19th century, Aurland's unspoiled wilderness areas today welcome a diverse crowd of tourists, most of them coming to explore Norway's deepest and longest fjords. The region also boasts one of the country's most popular hiking trails, which follows an ancient route that has provided the shortest link between western and eastern Norway for thousands of years. You can also discover the area's natural beauty by taking a trip on Aurland's scenic railway line, which runs over one of Europe's most dramatic mountain tracks.