11 days in Norway Itinerary

11 days in Norway Itinerary

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11 days in Norway Itinerary

Raleigh
Fly:  17​h
Stavanger
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
Oslo
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
Lillehammer
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
Geiranger
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
Bergen
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
Raleigh

1
day
Stavanger

Stavanger ©
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 20th (Sat): engage your brain at Norwegian Petroleum Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Sola Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Jaeren.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Stavanger road trip planner .

Raleigh, USA to Stavanger is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Raleigh to Stavanger, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Raleigh in October, plan for colder days in Stavanger, with highs around 54°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stavanger

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

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Sola Beach
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Sola Beach ©
Sola Beach
Norwegian Petroleum Museum ©
Norwegian Petroleum Museum
Jaeren ©
Jaeren

2
days
Oslo

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
On the 21st (Sun), laugh and play at The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History and then grab your bike and head to Bygdøy. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun and explore at The Kon-Tiki Museum, then browse the exhibits of Fram Polar Ship Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Oslo trip itinerary builder app .

Fly from Stavanger to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Traveling from Stavanger in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 35°F in Oslo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can take a train to Lillehammer.

Things to do in Oslo

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Nature
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
The Kon-Tiki Museum ©
The Kon-Tiki Museum

2
days
Lillehammer

Lillehammer ©
Lillehammer is a town and municipality in Oppland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): cool off at Hunderfossen Familiepark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hafjell Alpinsenter.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lillehammer trip planning website .

Take a train from Oslo to Lillehammer in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, Lillehammer is slightly colder than Oslo - with highs of 41°F and lows of 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Geiranger.

Things to do in Lillehammer

#Nature, #Parks, #Theme Parks

Side Trip

Hafjell Alpinsenter
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Hunderfossen Familiepark ©
Hunderfossen Familiepark
Hafjell Alpinsenter ©
Hafjell Alpinsenter

1
day
Geiranger

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
On the 26th (Fri), get outside with eMobility Geiranger, get outside with Storseterfossen, and then get curious at Kraft- og skredsenteret.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Geiranger tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Lillehammer to Geiranger by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lillehammer in October: high temperatures in Geiranger hover around 51°F and lows are around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Geiranger

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Kraft- og skredsenteret
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Storseterfossen ©
Storseterfossen
Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
eMobility Geiranger ©
eMobility Geiranger

1
day
Bergen

Bergen ©
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 28th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, then get curious at VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen).

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bergen route maker .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Geiranger to Bergen in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Geiranger in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bergen, with lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Childrens Museums
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VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter ©
VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum

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