29 days in Western Norway Itinerary

29 days in Western Norway Itinerary

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Fly to Ålesund Airport, Drive to Andalsnes
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Andalsnes
— 2 nights
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Drive to Linge ferjekai, Ferry to Eidsdal ferjekai, Drive to Geiranger
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Geiranger
— 3 nights
Drive
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Jostedal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Balestrand
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Flam
— 3 nights
Drive
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Voss Municipality
— 3 nights
Drive
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Odda
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bergen
— 4 nights
Fly
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Stavanger
— 4 nights
Drive
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Forsand Municipality
— 2 nights
Drive to Stavanger Airport Sola, Fly to Brussels Airport

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Andalsnes

Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. On the 19th (Sat), hike the day away at Romsdalseggen. And it doesn't end there: cruise along Trollstigen, make a trip to Rampestreken, and see the interesting displays at Norwegian Mountaineering Centre.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Andalsnes day trip website.

Brussels, Belgium to Andalsnes is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Brussels in September: highs in Andalsnes hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Andalsnes

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Geiranger

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.
Take a break from Geiranger with a short trip to Stryn Sommerski in Stryn, about 1h 10 min away. Spend the 20th (Sun) among the memorable landscape of Geiranger Fjord. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba, stroll through Flydalsjuvet, admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, and add some adventure to your tour with Norway AdvenTURes.

Make your Geiranger itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Andalsnes to Geiranger by combination of car and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Jostedal.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

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Jostedal

Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Nigardsbreen Glacier. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Brenndalsbreen, then paddle through the water with ICETROLL - Glacier Hiking & Kayaking, and then explore the striking landscape at Jostedals Glacier.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Jostedal tour itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Geiranger to Jostedal with the Route module. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Balestrand.

Things to do in Jostedal

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

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nights
Balestrand

Balestrand is a municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. Go for a jaunt from Balestrand to Sande to see Gaularfjellet National Tourist Route about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Balestrand Fjord Adventures, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Olav's Church, make a trip to The golden house gallery, and hike along Nature Trail Kreklingen.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Balestrand driving holiday tool.

Explore your travel options from Jostedal to Balestrand with the Route module. Traveling from Jostedal in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 7°C in Balestrand. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Flam.

Things to do in Balestrand

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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Flam

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.
When in Flam, make a side trip to see Skaldegard in Aurlandsvangen, approximately Aurlandsvangen away. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Naeroyfjord, examine the collection at Flaamsbana Museet, take in the dramatic scenery at Brekkefossen, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bakka Church.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Flam day trip app.

You can ride a ferry from Balestrand to Flam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Flam sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Voss Municipality.

Things to do in Flam

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Voss Municipality

A vacation in Voss Municipality offers great opportunities for bird-watchers--more than 155 avian species live in the region, including the great egret and the European hobby.
Change things up with these side-trips from Voss Municipality: Eidfjord Church (in Eidfjord), Ulvik (Syse Gard, Hardanger Saft og Siderfabrikk, &more) and Voringsfossen (in Eidfjord Municipality). And it doesn't end there: relax and float downstream with Voss Active, admire the sheer force of Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall, admire the masterpieces at Voss Folkemuseum, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Osa Mountain.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Voss Municipality trip planner.

You can drive from Flam to Voss Municipality in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September in Voss Municipality, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Odda.

Things to do in Voss Municipality

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Odda

Odda is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): make a trip to Trolltunga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Vidfossen Waterfall, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Malmangernuten (889 moh), and then walk around Steinparken.

Plan my day in Odda using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Voss Municipality to Odda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bergen.

Things to do in Odda

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Bergen to Herdla to see Gone Paddling AS about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, go for a walk through Stoltzekleiven, make a trip to Fish Market, and take in the awesome beauty at Ulriken.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bergen road trip site.

You can drive from Odda to Bergen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Odda in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bergen: temperatures range from 14°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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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.
Make the 11th (Sun) a memorable day with Lysefjorden Adventure. There's lots more to do: appreciate the views at Lysefjord, take a stroll through Ovre Holmegate, take in the spiritual surroundings of Stavanger Cathedral, and make a trip to Paseo por la calle.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Stavanger trip maker.

Fly from Bergen to Stavanger in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Forsand Municipality.

Things to do in Stavanger

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Forsand Municipality

With a cluster of villages surrounded by untouched nature, Forsand Municipality is a great destination for those looking to immerse themselves in scenic surroundings, far from the city bustle.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge, then get great views at Pulpit Rock, and then add some adventure to your tour with Preikestolen Kayak Canoe. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kjerag.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Forsand Municipality online journey maker.

You can drive from Stavanger to Forsand Municipality in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. In October in Forsand Municipality, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Forsand Municipality

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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.