8 days in Southern Norway, Bergen & Trondheim Itinerary

8 days in Southern Norway, Bergen & Trondheim Itinerary

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8 days in Southern Norway, Bergen & Trondheim Itinerary

Start: Orio Al Serio
Drive + Fly:  14​h
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
End: Orio Al Serio


Kristiansand, historically Christianssand / Christiansand, is a city and municipality in Norway. To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kristiansand trip tool .

Orio Al Serio, Italy to Kristiansand is an approximately 14-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Orio Al Serio in August; daily highs in Kristiansand reach 22°C and lows reach 13°C. On the 26th (Mon), you'll travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Kristiansand

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
On the 26th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), look for gifts at Susan Fosse Knitwear, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bryggen, then take a leisurely stroll along Fish Market, then engage your brain at VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Ulriken.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bergen trip website .

Traveling by flight from Kristiansand to Bergen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Bergen sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Nature Childrens Museums
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Bryggen ©
VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter ©
VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular


Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Vitensenteret i Trondheim and Pirbadet. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nidaros Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Bakklandet Old Town, learn about all things military at Kristiansten Fortress, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Munkholmen batteri.

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

You can fly from Bergen to Trondheim in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Trondheim

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Kristiansten Fortress ©
Kristiansten Fortress
Vitensenteret i Trondheim ©
Vitensenteret i Trondheim
Pirbadet ©