15 days in Oslo & Western Norway Itinerary

15 days in Oslo & Western Norway Itinerary

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Oslo
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Alesund
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Bergen
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Stavanger
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Oslo

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.
Head to Aker Brygge and Queen Sonja Art Stablefor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Astrup Fearnley Museet and Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's much more to do: hike along Nordmarka, explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, test the waters at The Well, and admire the striking features of Ostbanehallen.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Oslo journey planner.

Queenstown, New Zealand to Oslo is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -11 hour difference. In February, daily temperatures in Oslo can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Alesund.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Alesund

A lively seaport renowned for its high concentration of Art Nouveau buildings, Alesund stretches over seven islands and features a compact city center almost entirely surrounded by water.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): hike along Borgernes veg and Aksla Stadion, take in the exciting artwork at Ingrids Glassverksted, then take in the awesome beauty at Aksla Mountain, and finally enjoy the sea views from Alnes Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Alesund road trip planning tool.

Getting from Oslo to Alesund by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Oslo in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 0°C in Alesund. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Alesund

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Bergen

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.
Get in touch with nature at Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken and Mount Floyen and the Funicular. Do your shopping at KODE Art Museums of Bergen and Gunvor Handmade Illustration. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, shop like a local with Galleri GEO & Ramme Service, learn about all things military at Bergenhus Festningsmuesum, and take in the exciting artwork at DMG GALLERY.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bergen online route planner.

Getting from Alesund to Bergen by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

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Stavanger

Oil Capital

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): shake up your sightseeing with Lysefjorden Adventure. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stavanger Cathedral, then have fun and explore at Norsk Hermetikkmuseum, then get engrossed in the history at Stavanger Maritime Museum, and finally stop by Ovre Holmegate.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Stavanger travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Bergen to Stavanger takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stavanger

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Western Norway travel guide

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Mountains · Flea Markets · Piers & Boardwalks
Admire the mighty glaciers, traverse the scenic fjords, and visit the historical cities of Western Norway, the country's traditional gateway to the world. From ancient fishermen and fierce Vikings, to medieval traders and modern industry, the area's link with the sea has never been broken. Whatever the season, Western Norway offers an abundance of opportunities for sightseeing and vacation activities. The region is a great destination for hiking, cycling, skiing, or fishing, while the charming villages and small coastal towns offer peaceful, friendly hospitality. Throughout the region you can find superb examples of traditional wooden architecture, and the larger urban centers, like Bergen and Stavanger, combine modern facilities with historical monuments. The area is famous for its seafood and fresh mountain water, so make sure to sample the local specialties.