31 days in Norway, Tofta & Turku Itinerary

31 days in Norway, Tofta & Turku Itinerary

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Fly to Oslo Gardermoen Airport, Drive to Gol
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Gol, Norway
— 4 nights
Drive
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Tofta, Sweden
— 5 nights
Drive
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Turku, Finland
— 9 nights
Fly
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Bergen, Norway
— 6 nights
Drive
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Gol, Norway
— 3 nights
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Gol, Norway — 4 nights

Gol is a municipality in Buskerud county, Norway. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gol: Al Outdoor Museum (in Al), Slaatta Skisenter - Geilo Snowsports (in Geilo) and Solheisen Ski Center (in Hemsedal). There's lots more to do: hike along Round Trip of Tisleifjorden Golsfjellet, examine the collection at Hallingdal Museum, wander the streets of Hemsedal Tourist Office, and admire the striking features of Torpo stave church.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Gol vacation website.

San Francisco, USA to Gol is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from San Francisco to Gol, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Gol: temperatures range from 53°F by day to 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Tofta.
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Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature
Side Trips

Tofta, Sweden — 5 nights

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tofta: Grogarnsberget (in Katthammarsvik), Folhammar (in Ljugarn) and Burgsvik (Museum Lars Jonsson & Naturum Gotland). Spend the 11th (Sun) exploring nature at Stora Karlso.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tofta online travel route planner.

Drive from Gol to Tofta in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Gol in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Tofta: highs are around 63°F and lows about 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.
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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
Side Trips

Turku, Finland — 9 nights

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Change things up with these side-trips from Turku: Helsinki (Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, &more) and Leikki – the Museum of Play (in Espoo). And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, stay fit while traveling at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and trek along Bike Rental - by Carfield.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku day trip planning website.

Getting from Tofta to Turku by car takes about 14 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Tofta to Turku, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Bergen.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Side Trips

Bergen, Norway — 6 nights

A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Bergen is known for nature, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, stroll through Ulriken, take in the pleasant sights at Stoltzekleiven, and contemplate the long history of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bergen trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Turku to Bergen with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Turku to Bergen due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Turku in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bergen, with lows of 50°F. On the 28th (Wed), you're off to Gol.
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Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Gol, Norway — 3 nights

Venture out of the city with trips to Golsfjellet Alpinsenter (in Golsfjellet), Beitostolen (Beitostolen Aktiv & Skiskole & Chapel of Lights) and Beito Husky Tours Day Tours (in Beito). Enjoy Gol some more: tour the pleasant surroundings at Orterhovda.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Gol route planner.

You can drive from Bergen to Gol in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Bergen in September, with highs in Gol at 53°F and lows at 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.
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Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours
Side Trips

Norway travel guide

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History Museums · Nightlife · Specialty 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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