11 days in Norway Itinerary

11 days in Norway Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Norway visit planner

Make it your trip
Drive to London Heathrow Airport, Fly to Oslo Gardermoen Airport
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Oslo
— 4 nights
Fly
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Bergen
— 1 night
Drive
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Odda
— 1 night
Bus to Hellesylt ferjekai, Ferry to Geiranger
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Geiranger
— 1 night
Drive
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Trondheim
— 2 nights
Fly to London Heathrow Airport, Drive to Brize Norton

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Oslo

— 4 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.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Fram Museum, contemplate the long history of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), get a sense of history and politics at Rådhuset, and get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Oslo route planning tool.

Brize Norton, UK to Oslo is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Brize Norton in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of -9°C in Oslo. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Fri) before leaving for Bergen.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Bergen

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Blekk, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, and then hunt for treasures at Fish Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then discover the deep blue sea with Gone Paddling AS.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bergen attractions site.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Bergen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Oslo in January since evenings lows in Bergen dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Odda.

Things to do in Bergen

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Wildlife

Side Trip

Odda

— 1 night
Odda is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Trolltunga.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Odda online travel planner.

You can drive from Bergen to Odda in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Bergen in January, things will get a bit cooler in Odda: highs are around 0°C and lows about -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Geiranger.
Highlights from your trip

Geiranger

— 1 night

Pearl of the North

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 17th (Mon): make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger, then pause for some serene contemplation at Geiranger Church, and then look for gifts at Geiranger Sjokolade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Geiranger travel route site.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Odda to Geiranger in 14.5 hours. Traveling from Odda in January, you will find days in Geiranger are a bit warmer (3°C), and nights are about the same (-3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Trondheim

— 2 nights
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
On the 19th (Wed), snap pictures at Old Town Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nidaros Cathedral, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Elgsethytta, and finally appreciate the history behind Den Siste Viking. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Trondheim par3golf and then ski along the peaceful trails at Granaasen skisenter.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Trondheim road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Geiranger to Trondheim takes 6.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Trondheim are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Trondheim

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

Norway travel guide

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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.