17 days in Norway & Gothenburg Itinerary

17 days in Norway & Gothenburg Itinerary

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Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
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Gothenburg, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Sogndal Municipality, Norway
— 1 night
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Sandane, Norway
— 1 night
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Volda, Norway
— 3 nights
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Flam, Norway
— 4 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 1 night
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Oslo, Norway

— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Oslomarka, and finally take a stroll through Karl Johans gate. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum, examine the collection at Fram Museum, and then explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Oslo planning website.

Kansas City, USA to Oslo is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kansas City to Oslo is 7 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Kansas City in June; daily highs in Oslo reach 67°F and lows reach 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Gothenburg, Sweden

— 2 nights

Little London

Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
On the 28th (Fri), find something for the whole family at Liseberg amusement park. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Aeroseum, step into the grandiose world of Carlstens Fastning, and then see the interesting displays at Maritiman.

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You can drive from Oslo to Gothenburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Gothenburg are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sogndal Municipality.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sogndal Municipality, Norway

— 1 night
Sogndal is a municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sogndal Municipality trip app.

Drive from Gothenburg to Sogndal Municipality in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In June, Sogndal Municipality is little chillier than Gothenburg - with highs of 59°F and lows of 45°F. On the 1st (Mon), you're off to Sandane.

Things to do in Sogndal Municipality

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Trails

Sandane, Norway

— 1 night
Sandane is the administrative centre of the municipality of Gloppen in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. On the 1st (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Hornindalsvatn Lake and then enjoy some diversion at Klatrepark i Kyrkjeparken.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Sandane journey maker site.

Traveling by car from Sogndal Municipality to Sandane takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Sandane are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Volda.

Things to do in Sandane

Parks · Nature · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Volda, Norway

— 3 nights
Volda is a municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. Step out of the city life by going to Melshornet and Munken badeplass. Dalsfjord Museum of Lighthouses and Julian and Isflaborga Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lidaveten, head outdoors with Rotsethornet, hike along Galten, and admire the landmark architecture of Volda kyrkje.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Volda trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sandane to Volda in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in July, and nighttime lows around 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Flam.

Things to do in Volda

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Flam, Norway

— 4 nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Borgund Stave Church and Vindhellavegen. Get outdoors at Hallingskarvet National Park and Stalheimskleiva. There's more to do: stroll through Aurlandsdalen.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Flam trip planner.

Traveling by car from Volda to Flam takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in July, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Oslo.

Things to do in Flam

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Oslo, Norway

— 1 night

Tiger City

Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Rådhuset, explore the galleries of Norsk Folkemuseum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sognsvann Lake.

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You can drive from Flam to Oslo in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Flam in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Oslo, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Norway travel guide

4.2
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.

Aurland Municipality travel guide

4.2
Safaris · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
Famed for its rugged landscape of fjords and mountains, the Aurland municipality lures nature lovers with hiking, fishing, and hunting opportunities. Popular with English visitors since the 19th century, Aurland's unspoiled wilderness areas today welcome a diverse crowd of tourists, most of them coming to explore Norway's deepest and longest fjords. The region also boasts one of the country's most popular hiking trails, which follows an ancient route that has provided the shortest link between western and eastern Norway for thousands of years. You can also discover the area's natural beauty by taking a trip on Aurland's scenic railway line, which runs over one of Europe's most dramatic mountain tracks.