18 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

18 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Scandinavia visit planner

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Hirtshals, Denmark
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Kristiansand, Norway
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Flekkefjord, Norway
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Stavanger, Norway
— 2 nights
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Norheimsund, Norway
— 1 night
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Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
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Flam, Norway
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Aurlandsvangen, Norway
— 1 night
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Stryn, Norway
— 1 night
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Alesund, Norway
— 2 nights
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Kristiansund, Norway
— 1 night
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Andalsnes, Norway
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Geiranger, Norway
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Lillehammer, Norway
— 1 night
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Oslo, Norway
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Larvik, Norway
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Hirtshals, Denmark
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Hirtshals, Denmark

— 1 night
Hirtshals is a town and seaport on the coast of Skagerrak on the island of Vendsyssel-Thy at the top of the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark, Europe. To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hirtshals travel route planning app.

Essen, Germany to Hirtshals is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Hirtshals can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Thu) before leaving for Kristiansand.

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Historic Sites
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Kristiansand, Norway

Kristiansand, historically Christianssand / Christiansand, is a city and municipality in Norway. To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kristiansand trip planner.

You can drive from Hirtshals to Kristiansand in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Hirtshals in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Kristiansand, with lows of 13°C. You will leave for Flekkefjord on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Kristiansand

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Flekkefjord, Norway

Flekkefjord is a municipality in Vest-Agder county, Norway. To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Flekkefjord vacation builder.

Getting from Kristiansand to Flekkefjord by car takes about 2 hours. On the 26th (Thu), you'll travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Flekkefjord

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Tours

Stavanger, Norway

— 2 nights

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.
To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Stavanger road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Flekkefjord to Stavanger takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Stavanger can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Norheimsund.

Things to do in Stavanger

Museums · Shopping

Norheimsund, Norway

— 1 night
Norheimsund is the administrative centre of the municipality of Kvam in Hordaland county, Norway. To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Norheimsund trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Stavanger to Norheimsund takes 5 hours. Traveling from Stavanger in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 11°C in Norheimsund. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sun) before leaving for Bergen.

Things to do in Norheimsund

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Bergen, Norway

— 2 nights

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 29th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bergen trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Norheimsund to Bergen in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Tue) before leaving for Flam.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Flam, Norway

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Undredal Stave Church.

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You can drive from Bergen to Flam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Flam sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Aurlandsvangen.

Things to do in Flam

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Aurlandsvangen, Norway

— 1 night
Aurlandsvangen is the administrative center of the municipality of Aurland in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. On the 31st (Tue), take in panoramic vistas at Stegastein Lookout.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Aurlandsvangen route maker.

Aurlandsvangen is just a short distance from Flam. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Wed) before leaving for Stryn.
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Stryn, Norway

— 1 night
Stryn is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Olden.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Stryn online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Aurlandsvangen to Stryn takes 3.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Stryn can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Alesund.

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Alesund, Norway

— 2 nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fjellstua Viewpoint, Aksla Mountain and Alnes Lighthouse. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Alnes Lighthouse. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aksla Mountain, don't miss a visit to Fjellstua Viewpoint, and then get into the urban bustle at Tourist Cinema - View The Fjords.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Alesund trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Stryn to Alesund in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kristiansund.

Things to do in Alesund

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping

Kristiansund, Norway

— 1 night
Kristiansund is a city and municipality on the western coast of Norway in the Nordmøre district of Møre og Romsdal county. Your day by day itinerary now includes Varden Utsiktspunkt as well as Norwegian Klippfiskmuseum - Milnbrygga. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): examine the collection at Norwegian Klippfiskmuseum - Milnbrygga and then get great views at Varden Utsiktspunkt.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kristiansund trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Alesund to Kristiansund in 3.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Andalsnes.

Things to do in Kristiansund

Museums

Andalsnes, Norway

Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Andalsnes trip maker site.

Getting from Kristiansund to Andalsnes by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Andalsnes can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You will leave for Geiranger on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Andalsnes

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Geiranger, Norway

— 2 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Flydalsjuvet as well as Ornevegen - Ornesvingen. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): get great views at Flydalsjuvet and then make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Geiranger trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Andalsnes to Geiranger takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Lillehammer.

Things to do in Geiranger

Museums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks

Lillehammer, Norway

— 1 night
Lillehammer is a town and municipality in Oppland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Lillehammer Olympic Bob & LugeTrack.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lillehammer day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Geiranger to Lillehammer takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Geiranger in September, things will get a bit cooler in Lillehammer: highs are around 13°C and lows about 4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Wed) before leaving for Oslo.

Things to do in Lillehammer

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Oslo, Norway

— 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Munch Museum as well as The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): stop by Street Art at Ingens gate and then catch a live performance at The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Munch Museum, take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Oslofjord.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Oslo trip site.

You can drive from Lillehammer to Oslo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Lillehammer, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Oslo, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Larvik.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks · Museums · Nature · Nightlife

Larvik, Norway

Larvik is a town and municipality in Vestfold county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Molen.

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Traveling by car from Oslo to Larvik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Larvik sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Hirtshals.

Things to do in Larvik

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Hirtshals, Denmark

— 1 night
For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Hirtshals itinerary planning website.

Getting from Larvik to Hirtshals by car takes about 3.5 hours. On the 11th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Hirtshals

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors