26 days in Norway Itinerary

26 days in Norway Itinerary

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Bergen
— 2 nights
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Flam
— 3 nights
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Nordkapp Municipality
— 2 nights
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Tromso
— 2 nights
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Trondheim
— 3 nights
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Roros
— 1 night
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Oslo
— 4 nights
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Fredrikstad
— 2 nights
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Kristiansand
— 3 nights
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Stavanger
— 3 nights
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Bergen — 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bryggen and Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum. You'll explore and learn at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene and DMG Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Bergen side-trips: North Sea Traffic Museum (in Telavag) and Gone Paddling AS (in Herdla). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, learn about all things military at Bergenhus Festningsmuesum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and see the interesting displays at Theta Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bergen trip itinerary planning site.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Bergen is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Reykjavik to Bergen due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Flam.
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Flam — 3 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.
Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Flamsbana Museet, take an exotic tour of FjordSafari, take in the dramatic scenery at Brekkefossen, then take in panoramic vistas at Stegastein Lookout, and finally don't miss a visit to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Flam day trip app.

Traveling by car from Bergen to Flam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. On the 10th (Sat), you're off to Nordkapp Municipality.
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Nordkapp Municipality — 2 nights

Some 200,000 visitors take a trip to Nordkapp Municipality every year, drawn by its two main attractions--North Cape and Knivskjellodden, considered by many the northernmost point of Europe.
On the 11th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Gjesvaerstappan Nesting Cliffs, Nordkapp, pause for some photo ops at Bamse statue, explore the world behind art at Nordkappmuseet, then get outside with Knivskjellodden, and finally stroll through Nordkapphallen. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Kirkeporten in Skarsvag, identify plant and animal life at Bird Safari, and then view the masterpieces at The Gallery - East of the Sun.

Start your trip to Nordkapp Municipality by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Flam to Nordkapp Municipality by flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. When traveling from Flam in June, plan for little chillier days in Nordkapp Municipality, with highs around 11°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to fly to Tromso.
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Tromso — 2 nights

Paris of the North

The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
On the 13th (Tue), examine the collection at The Polar Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Arctic Cathedral, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Tromso Fjords. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, examine the collection at Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet, and then hike along Sherpatrappa.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Tromso online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Nordkapp Municipality to Tromso takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. June in Tromso sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Trondheim.
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Trondheim — 3 nights

The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Rockheim and Ringve Museum. Nidaros Cathedral and Munkholmen batteri will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Bakklandet, snap pictures at Old Town Bridge, surround yourself with nature on Nature Tours - Day Trips, and cast your line with Trondheim by Boat.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Trondheim online road trip planner.

Getting from Tromso to Trondheim by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Tromso in June, you will find days in Trondheim are a bit warmer (19°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Roros.
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Roros — 1 night

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Roros trip app.

You can drive from Trondheim to Roros in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Trondheim in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 5°C in Roros. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can fly to Oslo.
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Oslo — 4 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.
Get some historical perspective at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and Norsk Folkemuseum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vigeland Museum and Holmenkollen Ski Museum. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Fram Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, explore the activities along Oslofjord, and walk around Vigeland Park.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Oslo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Roros to Oslo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Roros in June; daily highs in Oslo reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Fredrikstad.
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Fredrikstad — 2 nights

Fredrikstad is a city and municipality in Østfold county, Norway. On your second day here, engage your brain at Inspiria Science Center, steep yourself in history at Fredriksten Festning (Fredriksten Fortress), then contemplate the long history of Roed Manor, then contemplate the long history of Kongsten Fort, and finally see the interesting displays at Gamlebyen Miniature Railroad.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Fredrikstad day trip tool.

Drive from Oslo to Fredrikstad in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Kristiansand.
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Kristiansand — 3 nights

Kristiansand, historically Christianssand / Christiansand, is a city and municipality in Norway. Get some cultural insight at Lindesnes Fyr and Kristiansand Domkirke. Naes Ironworks Museum and Kristiansand Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from Kristiansand with a short trip to Vitensenteret Sorlandet Arendal in Arendal, about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Ravnedalen Naturpark, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden, University of Agder, step off the mainland to explore Odderoya, and take an in-depth tour of Gimle Gard.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Kristiansand travel planner.

You can fly from Fredrikstad to Kristiansand in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June in Kristiansand, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Stavanger.
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Stavanger — 3 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Lysefjord and Dalsnuten. Do some cultural sightseeing at Gamle Stavanger and Stavanger Maritime Museum. Go for a jaunt from Stavanger to Jorpeland to see Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: engage your brain at Norwegian Petroleum Museum, wander the streets of Ovre Holmegate, admire the natural beauty at Flor & Fjære, and have fun and explore at Norsk Hermetikkmuseum.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Stavanger tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Kristiansand to Stavanger takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Kristiansand in June, expect nights in Stavanger to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.
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Norway travel guide

4.3
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Art 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.
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Northern Norway travel guide

4.2
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Nature & Wildlife Tours
Land of the Northern Lights
Located at the northernmost tip of continental Europe, Northern Norway is a place where civilizations meet, the sun shines at midnight, and auroras paint the skies. Learn about the local culture, a mosaic of Sami, Norwegian, Finnish, and Russian influences, and see the historical attractions that stretch from prehistory to the Cold War era. Despite their modest size, the region’s cities are vibrant places with many unique architectural features and an exciting nightlife. Outside the cities, you'll find a vast area of pristine nature with mountains, fjords, lakes, and rivers. Here you can take part in a number of outdoor activities, from golfing and rock climbing in the summer, to dog sledding and skiing in the winter. Complete your Arctic vacation by tasting the local specialties, including fresh dairy products and seafood, whale and reindeer meat, and seagull eggs followed by home-brewed beer.
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Central Norway travel guide

4.1
Churches · Specialty Museums · Bridges
Take a trip to Central Norway to admire its natural beauty, visit historical communities, and immerse yourself in a rich cultural heritage. The area is renowned for its mountainous landscape, perfect for hiking, rafting, fishing, and other outdoor activities. It is also one of Norway’s main centers for winter sports, having hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics. Numerous cultural monuments are scattered throughout the area, from rock carvings and wooden churches to museums of local history. Small towns and villages preserve a slow-paced way of life, and are known for their hospitality and homemade food. The urban center of the region is the city of Trondheim, the first capital of Norway, and a hub of education, arts, and culture.
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Eastern Norway travel guide

4.2
Art Museums · History Museums · Specialty Museums
From tranquil landscapes to historical monuments and urban sights, Eastern Norway attracts visitors who want an all-emcompassing Scandinavian vacation. Featuring some of the tallest peaks of northern Europe, as well as scenic lakes, rivers, and forests, the region is renowned for its natural attractions and draws visitors with a number of outdoor activities, including fishing, hiking, sailing, and winter sports. The flatlands surrounding Oslo are the most densely populated region of the country. The cosmopolitan capital is Norway's cultural and economic center, with a selection of parks, museums, historical sights, and places to go out. To experience life at a slower pace, visit the smaller towns and fishing ports in the region, many of which still preserve their traditional ways of life.
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Southern Norway travel guide

4.2
Zoos · Room Escape Games · Lighthouses
Visit diverse communities, explore lush nature, and go on a sailing trip around the scenic shores of Southern Norway. Life here is largely focused on the coast, and many of the region’s settlements are located by the sea. Larger cities like Kristiansand and Arendal are the area's cultural and economic centers, offering all the amenities of urban surroundings, with plenty of sightseeing and entertainment opportunities. Other coastal settlements are mainly peaceful port towns, where life goes at slower pace. Further inland, you can find a selection of idyllic villages, where many of the locals still practice traditional crafts, and where you can visit different historical attractions. This area is a prime destination for spending time outdoors, fishing in lakes and rivers, hiking, and enjoying winter sports.
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