51 days in Norway Itinerary

51 days in Norway Itinerary

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51 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Cebu City, Cebu Island
Fly:  20​h
1
Oslo
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Gressvik
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Notodden
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Gjovik
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Geiranger
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Bremanger Municipality
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Bergen
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
8
Stavanger
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
9
Trondheim
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
10
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
11
Tromso
— 5 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Cebu City, Cebu Island

8
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vigeland Museum and Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning). You'll get in some beach time at Huk and Paradisbukta. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Karl Johans gate, view the masterpieces at Kunstnerforbundet, tour the pleasant surroundings at Soerenga Public Pool, and get engrossed in the history at Fram Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Oslo day trip site .

Cebu City, Philippines to Oslo is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and flight. Traveling from Cebu City to Oslo, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Cebu City in December; daily highs in Oslo reach 8°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Gressvik.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Shopping Beaches
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum

2
nights
Gressvik

Gressvik ©
Gressvik is a village located in the municipality of Fredrikstad, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): kick back and relax at Maerrapanna Bathing and Recreational Area, then enjoy the sand and surf at Foten Beach, and then kick back and relax at Spjaeroeykilen Bathing Spot. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Saltholmen, then kick back and relax at Kuvauen - Old Fishing Harbour, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hvaler Church.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Gressvik trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Oslo to Gressvik in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Oslo in December, plan for little chillier days in Gressvik, with highs around 2°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Notodden.

Things to do in Gressvik

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Saltholmen, Hvaler Church, Kuvauen - Old Fishing Harbour, Spjaeroeykilen Bathing Spot
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Saltholmen ©
Saltholmen
Hvaler Church ©
Hvaler Church

5
nights
Notodden

Notodden ©
Notodden is a city and municipality in Telemark county, Norway. You'll get in some beach time at Molen and Krogshavn. Get a sense of the local culture at Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium and Grimdalstunet. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Notodden: Langoytangen fyr (in Langesund), Osebro Gallery (in Porsgrunn) and The Lagdal Folk Museum (in Kongsberg). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Telemarksgalleriet & Lysbuen, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter, sample the fine beverages at Lindheim Olkompani, and look for gifts at Tinn Handverkssenter.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Notodden holiday builder site .

Drive from Gressvik to Notodden in 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Gjovik.

Things to do in Notodden

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Langesund, Tinn Handverkssenter, Lindheim Olkompani, Osebro Gallery, Molen
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Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium ©
Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium
Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter ©
Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter
Molen ©
Molen

5
nights
Gjovik

Gjovik ©
Popular historic sites such as Sigrid Undset's Home Bjerkebaek and Sosterkirkene are in your itinerary. Do your shopping at Glasskunstner.com and Peder Balke-senteret. Explore Gjovik's surroundings by going to Glasslaven kunstsenter (in Gran Municipality), Atlungstad Distillery (in Stange Municipality) and Lillehammer (Galleri Zink & Fabrikken).

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You can drive from Notodden to Gjovik in 3.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Gjovik

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Lillehammer, Gran Municipality, Kunstbanken Hedmark Kunstsenter, Atlungstad Distillery, Gala Ski Arena
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Glasslaven kunstsenter ©
Glasslaven kunstsenter
Peder Balke-senteret ©
Peder Balke-senteret
Galleri Zink ©
Galleri Zink

3
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 some historical perspective at Herdalssetra and Stordal Gamle Kyrkje. Take a break from the city and head to Geiranger Fjord and Stryn Sommerski. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, take some stellar pictures from Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba, explore the stunning scenery at Flydalsjuvet, and stop by Geiranger Sjokolade.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Geiranger online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Gjovik to Geiranger takes 7 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Gjovik in December: high temperatures in Geiranger hover around 5°C and lows are around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Bremanger Municipality.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stryn Sommerski, Herdalssetra, Stordal Gamle Kyrkje
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba ©
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba

1
night
Bremanger Municipality

Bremanger Municipality ©
On the 27th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Vetvika and then kick back and relax at Grotlesanden.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bremanger Municipality trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Geiranger to Bremanger Municipality takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Geiranger in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 2°C in Bremanger Municipality. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Bremanger Municipality

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Vetvika ©
Vetvika
Grotlesanden ©
Grotlesanden

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Bryggen and Gunvor Handmade Illustration. Appreciate the collections at DMG GALLERY and Myte Illustrations. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bergen: Lyse Abbey (in Lysekloster) and Kvinnherad Golfklubb (in Husnes). There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lovstaken, and steep yourself in history at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum.

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

Drive from Bremanger Municipality to Bergen in 4.5 hours. In December in Bergen, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Lyse Abbey, Kvinnherad Golfklubb
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Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum

5
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.
Visiting Orre Beach and Sjobadet Myklebust will get you outdoors. Touscene and Galleri Gann are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Stavanger side-trips: Sele Beach (in Voll), Borestranden Beach (in Kleppe) and Ogna Beach (in Ogna). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Sande Beach, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthall Stavanger, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hellesto/Byberg/Skarasanden, and look for gifts at Byrkjedalstunet Lys.

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Fly from Bergen to Stavanger in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January in Stavanger, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Stavanger

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sola Municipality, Sandnes, Halandsvannet, Orre Beach, Borestranden Beach
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Orre Beach ©
Orre Beach
Borestranden Beach ©
Borestranden Beach
Halandsvannet ©
Halandsvannet

5
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Bakklandet Old Town and Klokkarstu, Galleri-Verksted-Kunstbutikk. You'll explore and learn at Galleri Fenka and Trondelag Senter for Samtidskunst. Get out of town with these interesting Trondheim side-trips: Levanger (Galleri Carrie & Falstadsenteret), Kortmann Lysfabrikk (in Asen) and Berget Det Blaa (in Frosta). There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at YellowKorner, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trondheim par3golf, sample the tasty concoctions at Taps Trondheim, and snap pictures at Old Town Bridge.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Trondheim trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Stavanger to Trondheim takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Stavanger in January: high temperatures in Trondheim hover around 0°C and lows are around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Trondheim

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Levanger, Berget Det Blaa, Kortmann Lysfabrikk, Klokkarstu, Galleri-Verksted-Kunstbutikk
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Galleri Fenka ©
Galleri Fenka
Nidaros Cathedral ©
Nidaros Cathedral
Bakklandet Old Town ©
Bakklandet Old Town

5
nights
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sareptas Hus and Gallery Dagfinn Bakke. Head to Galleri Lofoten and KaviarFactoryfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Leknes side-trips: Kabelvag (Lille Kabelvag art gallery and museum & The Espolin Gallery), Northern Norway Art Centre (in Svolvaer) and Lofoten Links (in Gimsoya). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Kvalvika Beach, indulge your taste buds at Lofoten Gaardsysteri, stroll through Haukland Beach, and take a memorable drive along Uttakleiv Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Leknes sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Trondheim to Leknes takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Leknes

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Vestvagoy, Svolvaer, Henningsvaer, Kabelvag, Kvalvika Beach
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Sareptas Hus ©
Sareptas Hus
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island

5
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.
Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Get some cultural insight at The Arctic Cathedral and Profil Glassdesign. Take a break from Tromso with a short trip to Aurora Spirit in Lyngseidet, about 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Polar Museum (Polarmuseet), view the masterpieces at Lone Slydahl, get a taste of the local shopping with Krane Art Gallery, and sample the tasty concoctions at Macks Brewery (Macks Olbryggeri).

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tromso trip builder app .

You can fly from Leknes to Tromso in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Leknes in January, with highs in Tromso at -1°C and lows at -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Aurora Spirit, The Arctic Cathedral
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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