16 days in Norway Itinerary

16 days in Norway Itinerary

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Oslo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hamar
— 3 nights
Drive
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Stryn
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bergen
— 4 nights
Drive
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Stavanger
— 2 nights
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Oslo

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet and then stop by Outland Oslo. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Vigeland Park, then admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Oslo online journey builder.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Oslo is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Riyadh in September: high temperatures in Oslo hover around 19°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hamar.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:

Hamar

— 3 nights
Hamar is a town and municipality in Hedmark county, Norway. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hamar: Norsk Skogmuseum (in Elverum) and Lillehammer (Norwegian Olympic Museum, Maihaugen Open-Air Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Hedmarksvidda, take an in-depth tour of Anno Museum Domkirkeodden, stroll around Koigen, and examine the collection at Norwegian Railway Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Hamar, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Oslo to Hamar takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Hamar are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Stryn.

Things to do in Hamar

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:

Stryn

— 3 nights
Stryn is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stryn: Geiranger (Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba & Geiranger Church) and Kjenndalsbreen Glacier (in Loen). There's much more to do: make a trip to Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen), contemplate the long history of Olden, head outdoors with Eduardo Juan, and take a memorable drive along Lovatnet.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Stryn visit planner.

You can drive from Hamar to Stryn in 5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Stryn are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Bergen.

Things to do in Stryn

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:

Bergen

— 4 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.
Go for a jaunt from Bergen to Herdla to see Gone Paddling AS about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Bryggen, learn the secrets of beer at Bergen Food Tours, learn about all things military at Bergenhus Festningsmuesum, and don't miss a visit to Fish Market.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bergen trip planner.

You can fly from Stryn to Bergen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bergen can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to fly to Stavanger.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 25 — 30:

Stavanger

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Old Stavanger, then make a trip to Paseo por la calle, and then wander the streets of Ovre Holmegate. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Haland Hagesenter, pause for some photo ops at Sverd i fjell, then engage your brain at Norwegian Petroleum Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stavanger Cathedral.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Stavanger trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Bergen to Stavanger takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Stavanger, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Stavanger

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Childrens Museums
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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.

Hamar Municipality travel guide

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History Museums · Fun & Games · Specialty Museums
Hamar Municipality is the local government for Hamar, Norway. It is led by a 39-member municipal council led by Mayor Morten Aspeli.Among the municipality's responsibilities, it the operation of nine primary and three lower secondary school, with a combined 3,115 pupils. The municipality also owns the power company Hamar Energi, and the sports venues Briskeby Arena, Vikingskipet and Hamar Olympic Amphitheatre.

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