15 days in Norway Itinerary

15 days in Norway Itinerary

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15 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Bergen
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Stavanger
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Oslo
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Tromso
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: London

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ulriken and Lyderhorn. Get in touch with nature at Hardanger Fjord and Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, take in the waterfront at Bryggen, and contemplate the long history of Lysoen and Ole Bull's Villa.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bergen trip generator.

London, UK to Bergen is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from London in May; daily highs in Bergen reach 15°C and lows reach 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Nature Trails
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Ulriken ©
Ulriken
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene ©
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene

4
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.
Visit Borestranden Beach and Hellesto/Byberg/Skarasanden for some beach relaxation. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Stavanger and Gand Kirke. Step out of Stavanger with an excursion to Orre Beach in Klepp Municipality--about 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Vigdelstranden, steep yourself in history at Jaeren, make a trip to Lanternen in Sandnes, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sola Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Stavanger vacation trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Bergen to Stavanger in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Stavanger can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

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

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and The Royal Palace are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Bygdøy and Oslo Fjord. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Holmenkollen Ski Museum and Ski Jump Tower, take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, see the interesting displays at The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History, and admire the masterpieces at The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Oslo holiday planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Stavanger to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum ©
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum
Det Kongelige Slott ©
Det Kongelige Slott

4
nights
Tromso

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.
The Polar Museum (Polarmuseet) and Profil Glassdesign are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Lauklines Kystferie and Tromso Fjords. Change things up with a short trip to Haaja in Sommaroy (about 1:10 hours away). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Arctic Cathedral, get curious at Polaria, and contemplate the waterfront views at Grotfjord.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Tromso trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and bus from Oslo to Tromso takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Oslo in May, things will get slightly colder in Tromso: highs are around 9°C and lows about 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Lauklines Kystferie, Haaja, The Arctic Cathedral
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Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Lauklines Kystferie ©
Lauklines Kystferie

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