60 days in Norway Itinerary

60 days in Norway Itinerary

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Bergen
— 6 nights
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Stavanger
— 7 nights
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Flam
— 3 nights
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Alesund
— 5 nights
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Stryn
— 2 nights
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Geiranger
— 5 nights
Bus to Otta skysstasjon, Train to Lillehammer
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Lillehammer
— 4 nights
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Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen
— 3 nights
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Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 4 nights
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Bodo
— 2 nights
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Trondheim
— 6 nights
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Roros
— 3 nights
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Oslo
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Bergen — 6 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.
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum and Fantoft Stavkirke will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene and Gamle Bergen Museum - Bymuseet i Bergen. Change things up with these side-trips from Bergen: Oygarden Salmon Centre (in Oygarden Municipality), Telavag (Nordsjofartsmuseet & North Sea Traffic Museum) and Fjell Fortress Museum Vest (in Fjell). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John's Church, see the interesting displays at The Coastal Museum in Oygarden, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bryggen, and take in the local highlights with Bergen Food Tours.

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Louisville, USA to Bergen is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. When traveling from Louisville in July, plan for much colder days in Bergen, with highs around 64°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Stavanger.
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Stavanger — 7 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Skagenkaien and Ovre Holmegate. Museum-lovers will appreciate Norsk Hermetikkmuseum and Grodaland. Change things up with these side-trips from Stavanger: Vigre (Obrestad Lighthouse & Haa Old Vicarage), Sele Beach (in Voll) and Varhaug Old Churchyard (in Varhaug). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Stavanger Maritime Museum, contemplate the long history of Finnoy Kystfort, admire the natural beauty at Flor & Fjære, and enjoy the sea views from Tungenes Fyr.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Stavanger trip planner.

You can fly from Bergen to Stavanger in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Stavanger sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to fly 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Flamsbana Museet and Sogn Kunstsenter. Popular historic sites such as Borgund Stave Church and Flam Church are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Flam side-trips: Myrdal Station (in Myrdal), Gamle Laerdalsoeyri (in Laerdalsoyri) and Vindhellavegen (in Borgund). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Kjosfossen Waterfall, make a trip to Undredal Stavkyrkje, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and pause for some serene contemplation at Vangen Kyrkje (Vangen Church).

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Flam trip maker.

You can fly from Stavanger to Flam in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Stavanger in August, Flam is little chillier at night with lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can fly to Alesund.
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Alesund — 5 nights

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alnes Lighthouse and Molde Cathedral. Museum-lovers will appreciate Sunnmore museum and Norwegian Mountaineering Centre. Explore Alesund's surroundings by going to Molde (The Rose Maiden Molde Town Hall, Hjertoya Island Nature Trail, &more), Ishavsmuseet Aarvak (in Hareid) and Andalsnes (Rauma Kulturhus, Andalsnes Train Chapel, &more). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Aksla Mountain, trek along Borgernes veg and Aksla Stadion, make a trip to Brosundet i Alesund, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Volsdalen Church.

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Fly from Flam to Alesund in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Alesund, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Stryn.
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Stryn — 2 nights

Stryn is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. On the 20th (Sat), go for a walk through Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen), pause for some serene contemplation at Olden kyrkje, contemplate the long history of Olden, then pause for some serene contemplation at Loen Church, then take a memorable drive along Lovatnet, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Skala. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Peer Gynt Galleriet, pause for some serene contemplation at Sunnylven Church, admire the sheer force of Hellesyltfossen, deepen your understanding at Jostedalsbreen National Park Centre, then explore the striking landscape at Kjenndalsbreen Glacier, and finally explore the striking landscape at Jostedals Glacier.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Stryn trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Alesund to Stryn takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Stryn sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Geiranger.
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Geiranger — 5 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Seven Sisters and Norwegian Fjord Centre. Stordal Gamle Kyrkje and Ytste Skotet are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Geiranger side-trips: Eidsvatnet (in Eidsdal), Stordal Alpinsenter Arena Overoye (in Stordal) and Herdalssetra (in Norddal). Spend the 22nd (Mon) exploring at Geiranger Fjord. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger, take some stellar pictures from Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba, pause for some serene contemplation at Liabygda Church, and choose your vessel at Active Geiranger.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Geiranger holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Stryn to Geiranger takes 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lillehammer.
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Lillehammer — 4 nights

Lillehammer is a town and municipality in Oppland county, Norway. You'll explore and learn at Maihaugen Open-Air Museum and Norwegian Road Museum. Anno Museum Domkirkeodden and Friluftsmuseet Stenberg are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lillehammer: Atlungstad Distillery (in Stange Municipality), Hamar (Mammuthus, Kunstbanken Hedmark Kunstsenter, &more) and Loiten Lys (in Loten). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Tolvsteinringen - The Twelve Stone Ring, see the interesting displays at Glomdalsmuseet, get engrossed in the history at Bjornstjerne Bjornsons Home Aulestad, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lillehammer Church.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lillehammer day trip planning site.

Getting from Geiranger to Lillehammer by combination of bus and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Geiranger in August, things will get little chillier in Lillehammer: highs are around 59°F and lows about 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Longyearbyen.
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Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen — 3 nights

A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
Explore hidden gems such as Pyramiden and Svalbard Kirke. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at North Pole Expedition Museum and Svalbard Museum. There's much more to do: push the limits with Spitzbergen Adventures, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Gruve 3, stroll through Snowmobile Safari Svalbard, and stop by Longyear 78 Outdoor & Expeditions.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Longyearbyen holiday builder website.

Fly from Lillehammer to Longyearbyen in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Lillehammer in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Longyearbyen: temperatures range from 47°F by day to 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Leknes.
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Leknes, Vestvagoy — 4 nights

Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lofotr Viking Museum and Kvalvika Beach. Let the collections at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum and Norwegian Fishing Village Museum capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Leknes: Lofoten Links (in Gimsoya), Kabelvag (Lofoten Glass AS, Lofoten Museum, &more) and Svolvaer (Gallery Dagfinn Bakke & Northern Norway Art Centre). The adventure continues: make a trip to Nusfjord Fishing Village, take in the exciting artwork at KaviarFactory, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Flakstad Church, and see the interesting displays at Smeden i Sund/Sund Fiskerimuseum.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Leknes trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Longyearbyen to Leknes in 6.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Longyearbyen in September: high temperatures in Leknes hover around 54°F and lows are around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Bodo.
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Bodo — 2 nights

On the 7th (Wed), indulge in some personalized pampering at God Massasje, brush up on your military savvy at Norsk Luftfartsmuseum, learn about all things military at Blodveimuseet, examine the collection at Bodo Domkirke, then shop like a local with Bodo Art Society, and finally see the interesting displays at Salmon Senter. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through Saltstraumen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saltstraumen Church, tee off at Bodoe Golfpark, then kick back and relax at Mjelle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kjerringoy Church, and finally examine the collection at The Crofter’s Cottage in Kjelvik.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bodo road trip planning site.

Getting from Leknes to Bodo by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Bodo are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to fly to Trondheim.
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Trondheim — 6 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 Kristiansten Fortress and Ringve Museum. Popular historic sites such as Church of Our Lady and Munkholmen batteri are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Trondheim: Levanger (Falstadsenteret, Galleri Carrie, &more), Frosta (Tautra Klosterruiner, Helleristninger Evenhus, &more) and Stjordal (Stjordal Museum Vaernes, Vaernes Church, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Rockheim, take a stroll through Bakklandet, get engrossed in the history at Stiklestad Nasjonale Kultursenter, and contemplate the long history of Jewish Museum Trondheim.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Trondheim online tour planner.

Getting from Bodo to Trondheim by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Trondheim can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Roros.
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Roros — 3 nights

Discover out-of-the-way places like Roros Church and Roros Museum Smelthytta. Let the collections at Roros Museum Olav's Mine and Kurasfossen Power Station capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Roros: Narbuvoll Old School (in Narbuvoll), Oddentunet Os Museum (in Narjordet) and Haltdalen New Stave Church (in Holtalen Municipality).

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Roros road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Trondheim to Roros takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Trondheim in September, plan for little chillier nights in Roros, with lows around 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Oslo.
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Oslo — 9 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 cultural insight at Vigeland Museum and Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum). Discover out-of-the-way places like Armed Forces Museum and Fredriksten Festning (Fredriksten Fortress). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Oslo: Fredrikstad (Kongsten Fort, Gamlebyen Miniature Railroad, &more), Skjeberg Church (in Skjeberg) and Badeparken (in Drobak). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Fram Museum, see the interesting displays at The Norwegian Museum of Science and Tehnology, step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), and take a leisurely stroll along Brygga i Toensberg.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Oslo driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by flight from Roros to Oslo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Roros in September: high temperatures in Oslo hover around 61°F and lows are around 44°F. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Norway travel guide

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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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