11 days in Bergen, Geiranger & Rosendal Itinerary

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Bergen
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Geiranger
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Rosendal
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Bergen
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Bergen — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, delve into the distant past at Lyse Abbey, and then steep yourself in history at Lysoen and Ole Bull's Villa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Helleneset and then steep yourself in history at Fantoft Stave Church.

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Berlin, Germany to Bergen is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Geiranger.
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Geiranger — 3 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Storseterfossen and Korsmyra - Hiking Track. Step out of the city life by going to Losta and Friaren. The adventure continues: make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Geiranger Church, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Skagefla.

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Drive from Bergen to Geiranger in 7.5 hours. In August in Geiranger, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rosendal.
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Rosendal — 4 nights

Rosendal is the administrative centre of the municipality of Kvinnherad in Hordaland county, Norway. Explore hidden gems such as Hattebergfossen and Bondhusbreen Gletscher. Escape the urban bustle at Vidfossen Waterfall and Melderskin (1426 moh). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Malmangernuten (889 moh), stroll around Steinparken, and steep yourself in history at Artgallery G Guddal.

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Traveling by car from Geiranger to Rosendal takes 9.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rosendal when traveling from Geiranger in August, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bergen.
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Bergen — 2 nights

City of Seven Mountains

Step off the beaten path and head to Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum and Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene. Get a sense of the local culture at St John's Church and VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter. Enjoy Bergen some more: learn the secrets of beer at Bergen Food Tours, examine the collection at Bergenhus Festningsmuesum, take a memorable tour with Tours, and take in the pleasant sights at Stoltzekleiven.

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Drive from Rosendal to Bergen in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can fly back home.
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