59 days in Western Norway Itinerary

59 days in Western Norway Itinerary

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Stavanger
— 6 nights
Drive
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Forsand Municipality
— 3 nights
Drive
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Odda
— 3 nights
Drive
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Voss Municipality
— 3 nights
Drive
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Flam
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Balestrand
— 5 nights
Drive
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Luster
— 2 nights
Drive
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Stryn
— 3 nights
Bus to Hellesylt ferjekai, Ferry to Geiranger
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Geiranger
— 5 nights
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Drive to Eidsdal ferjekai, Ferry to Linge ferjekai, Drive to Andalsnes
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Andalsnes
— 4 nights
Drive
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Molde
— 6 nights
Drive
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Alesund
— 6 nights
Fly
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Bergen
— 8 nights
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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.
Explore Stavanger's surroundings by going to Vedafjell (in Sirevag), Bryne (Melsvannet & Fritz Roed Sculpture Park) and Varhaug Old Churchyard (in Varhaug). The adventure continues: admire the verdant scenery at Lysefjord, explore the striking landscape at Gloppedalsura Rock Fall, make a trip to Paseo por la calle, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The North Sea Road.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Stavanger trip planner.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Stavanger is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Dammam to Stavanger, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Dammam in July, with highs in Stavanger at 21°C and lows at 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Forsand Municipality.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

3
nights
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.
Forsand Municipality is known for nature, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Pulpit Rock, take in the dramatic natural features at Hogsfjorden, take in the awesome beauty at Kjerag, and identify plant and animal life at Veraland.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Forsand Municipality trip app.

Drive from Stavanger to Forsand Municipality in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Odda.

Things to do in Forsand Municipality

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

3
nights
Odda

Odda is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Odda: The Monk Steps (in Ullensvang) and Husedalen Valley (in Kinsarvik). On the 5th (Thu), plan a day focused around Trolltunga. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Buarbreen, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trolltunga Zippen, and take in the dramatic scenery at Latefossen Waterfall.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Odda trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Forsand Municipality to Odda by car takes about 4 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Forsand Municipality in August since evenings lows in Odda dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Voss Municipality.

Things to do in Odda

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

3
nights
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: Voringsfossen (in Eidfjord Municipality), Ulvik (The Olav H. Hauge Centre & Hardanger Saft og Siderfabrikk) and Osa (Osa Mountain & Roykjafossen Waterfall). There's still lots to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Skjervsfossen Waterfall, head outdoors with VossVind Indoor Skydiving, and find something for the whole family at Voss Active High Rope & Zip-Line Park.

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Getting from Odda to Voss Municipality by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Flam.

Things to do in Voss Municipality

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

4
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Vindhellavegen (in Borgund), Skaldegard (in Aurlandsvangen) and Kjelfossen Waterfall (in Gudvangen). The adventure continues: get in touch with nature with FjordSafari, pause for some serene contemplation at Bakka Church, admire the sheer force of Brekkefossen, and take a memorable drive along Aurlandsvegen.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Flam trip planner.

Getting from Voss Municipality to Flam by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Balestrand.

Things to do in Flam

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

5
nights
Balestrand

Balestrand is a municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. Get out of town with these interesting Balestrand side-trips: Forde (Sunnfjord Museum, Hafstadkleiva, &more) and Vikoyri (in Vikoyri). There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Balestrand Fjord Angling, hike along Nature Trail Kreklingen, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hopperstad stavkirke, and take in the dramatic natural features at Sognefjorden.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Balestrand trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by ferry from Flam to Balestrand takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Luster.

Things to do in Balestrand

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

2
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Luster

Luster is a municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Nigardsbreen Glacier. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Skjolden Viewpoint and then get a dose of the wild on Fjord Active.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Luster sightseeing planning site.

Getting from Balestrand to Luster by car takes about 2 hours. In August in Luster, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Stryn.

Things to do in Luster

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

3
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Stryn

Stryn is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. Venture out of the city with trips to Kjenndalsbreen Glacier (in Loen), Bergsetbreen (in Jostedal) and Saksa (in Orsta). There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen), take in the dramatic natural features at Jostedals Glacier, take in the views from Horndola Bridge, and steep yourself in history at Olden.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Stryn trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Luster to Stryn in 3 hours. Traveling from Luster in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 13°C in Stryn. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Stryn

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

5
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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.
Spend the 25th (Wed) among the memorable landscape of Geiranger Fjord. The adventure continues: get great views at Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba, stop by Friaren, get outside with Storseterfossen, and examine the collection at Norwegian Fjord Centre.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Geiranger day trip tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Stryn to Geiranger takes 4 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Andalsnes.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

4
nights
Andalsnes

Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. On the 30th (Mon), hike the day away at Romsdalseggen. There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Trollstigen, get interesting insight from Raumabanen, examine the collection at Norwegian Mountaineering Centre, and don't miss a visit to Rampestreken.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Andalsnes day trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Geiranger to Andalsnes takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. August in Andalsnes sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Molde.

Things to do in Andalsnes

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

6
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Molde

Molde is a city and municipality in Romsdal in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. Explore Molde's surroundings by going to Kristiansund (Varden Utsiktspunkt, The Fjord Route, &more), Elnesvagen (Jendemsfjellet & Trollkirka) and Rorsethornet to Raestadhornet (in Midsund Municipality). Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Atlantic Road, explore the landscape on two wheels at Sekken Island, contemplate the long history of The Royal Birch and the Peace Grove, and don't miss a visit to Eldhusoya.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Molde tour itinerary planning website.

Getting from Andalsnes to Molde by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Molde, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Alesund.

Things to do in Molde

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

6
nights
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.
Explore Alesund's surroundings by going to Ishavsmuseet Aarvak (in Hareid) and Saudehornet (in Orsta). Spend the 14th (Tue) on the water with a fishing tour. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Fjellstua Viewpoint, visit a coastal fixture at Alnes Lighthouse, pause for some serene contemplation at Borgund Church, and hike along Tueneset and Hessabana.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Alesund trip maker website.

You can drive from Molde to Alesund in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Alesund can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Alesund

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

8
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bergen: Herdla (Herdla Fortress & Gone Paddling AS). There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Bryggen, get outside with God Tur, get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, and learn the secrets of beer at Bergen Food Tours.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bergen trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Alesund to Bergen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Western Norway travel guide

4.4
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.