9 days in Norway Itinerary

9 days in Norway Itinerary

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9 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
+2
train + foot + Fly:  13​h
1
Bergen
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Flam
— 1 night
bus + ferry:  4​h 45​min
3
Geiranger
— 1 night
bus + train:  6​h 15​min
4
Oslo
— 4 nights
Fly + train:  12​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
Bergen

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), then take in the waterfront at Bryggen, then get a taste of the local shopping with Fish Market, and finally stop by Susan Fosse Knitwear. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a walk through Stoltzekleiven, take in the awesome beauty at Ulriken, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fantoft Stavkirke, and finally see the interesting displays at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bergen trip itinerary maker tool .

Philadelphia, USA to Bergen is an approximately 13-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Philadelphia in May: high temperatures in Bergen hover around 56°F and lows are around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Flam.

Things to do in Bergen

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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Naeroyfjord, look for gifts at Flam Store, don't miss a visit to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route, then take in panoramic vistas at Stegastein Lookout, and finally get outside with Aurlandsvegen.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Flam route maker .

Drive from Bergen to Flam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Flam, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Geiranger.

Things to do in Flam

Scenic Drive Nature Parks

Side Trips

Aurlandsvangen, Western Norway
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Aurlandsvegen ©
Aurlandsvegen
Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord

1
night
Geiranger

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): get great views at Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba and then take in the dramatic natural features at Geiranger Fjord.

Make your Geiranger itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Flam to Geiranger in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Geiranger, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 41°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Oslo.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba ©
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba

4
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.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, examine the collection at Munch Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Oslofjord, and walk around Vigelandsparken.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Oslo trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Geiranger to Oslo by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Oslo are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum

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