15 days in Western Norway Itinerary

15 days in Western Norway Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Norway route planner
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Flam
— 2 nights
Drive
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Odda
— 2 nights
Drive
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Geiranger
— 2 nights
Drive
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Andalsnes
— 2 nights
Fly
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Bergen
— 2 nights
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Forsand Municipality
— 1 night
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Stavanger
— 3 nights
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Flam — 2 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.
On the 19th (Tue), do some two-wheel cruising with Stalheimskleiva and then explore the striking landscape at Naeroyfjord. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on FjordSafari and then don't miss a visit to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Flam trip itinerary planning site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Flam is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Flam. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Dubai in July: high temperatures in Flam hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Odda.
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Odda — 2 nights

Odda is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): make a trip to Trolltunga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): get in on the family fun at Mikkelparken.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Odda trip planner.

Getting from Flam to Odda by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. July in Odda sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Geiranger.
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Geiranger — 2 nights

Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
On the 23rd (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at The Seven Sisters, don't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger, and then get great views at Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Geiranger route builder app.

Getting from Odda to Geiranger by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. In July in Geiranger, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Andalsnes.
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Andalsnes — 2 nights

Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): trek along Romsdalseggen. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Trollstigen and then admire the sheer force of Stigfossen Waterfall.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Andalsnes trip planner.

Traveling by car from Geiranger to Andalsnes takes 2.5 hours. July in Andalsnes sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Bergen.
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Bergen — 2 nights

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 27th (Wed): stop by Julehuset - Christmas Shop, take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken, then cool off at Iskanten, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bergen attractions planner.

You can fly from Andalsnes to Bergen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Forsand Municipality.
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Forsand Municipality — 1 night

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.
On the 29th (Fri), appreciate the history behind Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge and then take some stellar pictures from Pulpit Rock.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Forsand Municipality trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Bergen to Forsand Municipality in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daytime highs in Forsand Municipality are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Stavanger.
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Stavanger — 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Paseo por la calle, then contemplate the long history of Gamle Stavanger, and then engage your brain at Norwegian Petroleum Museum. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sande Beach and then admire the verdant scenery at Lysefjord.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Stavanger journey maker website.

Traveling by car from Forsand Municipality to Stavanger takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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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.
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