17 days in Norway Itinerary

17 days in Norway Itinerary

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17 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  13 h
1
Stavanger
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Forsand Municipality
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Oslo
— 5 nights
Fly + Train:  3 h 45 min
4
Trondheim
— 1 night
Train + Bus:  6 h 45 min
5
Geiranger
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Andalsnes
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 30 min
7
Bergen
— 2 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Toronto

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get curious at Norwegian Petroleum Museum and then steep yourself in history at Old Stavanger. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Galleri Gann, appreciate the views at Lysefjord, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Gloppedalsura Rock Fall.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Stavanger travel route planner.

Toronto, Canada to Stavanger is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. When traveling from Toronto in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Stavanger, with highs around 14°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Forsand Municipality.

Things to do in Stavanger

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Galleri Gann, Gloppedalsura Rock Fall
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Lysefjord ©
Lysefjord
Old Stavanger ©
Old Stavanger
Norwegian Petroleum Museum ©
Norwegian Petroleum Museum

2
nights
Forsand Municipality

Forsand Municipality ©
With a cluster of villages surrounded by untouched nature, Forsand Municipality is a great destination for those looking to immerse themselves in scenic surroundings, far from the city bustle.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Gloppedalsura Scree and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kjerag. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go for a walk through Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge, then take some stellar pictures from Pulpit Rock, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Hogsfjorden.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Forsand Municipality trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Stavanger to Forsand Municipality in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Forsand Municipality are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Forsand Municipality

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Hogsfjorden, Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge, Gloppedalsura Scree
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Kjerag ©
Kjerag
Pulpit Rock ©
Pulpit Rock
Hogsfjorden ©
Hogsfjorden

5
nights
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.
Step out of Oslo to go to Tonsberg and see Gullkronen, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, stroll around Vigelandsparken, explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), and see the interesting displays at Munch Museum.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Oslo day trip site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Forsand Municipality to Oslo in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or take a train. Traveling from Forsand Municipality in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 1°C in Oslo. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Gullkronen
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

1
night
Trondheim

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Nidaros Cathedral, snap pictures at Old Town Bridge, then hike along Bymarka, and finally tee off at Trondheim par3golf.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Trondheim road trip planning site .

Getting from Oslo to Trondheim by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Trondheim

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Trondheim par3golf ©
Trondheim par3golf
Nidaros Cathedral ©
Nidaros Cathedral
Bymarka ©
Bymarka

1
night
Geiranger

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): get great views at Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba and then take in the dramatic natural features at Geiranger Fjord. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Storseterfossen, take in the dramatic scenery at The Seven Sisters, and then experience rural life at Skagefla.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Geiranger day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Trondheim to Geiranger takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In October, daytime highs in Geiranger are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Andalsnes.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba ©
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters

2
nights
Andalsnes

Andalsnes ©
Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): trek along Romsdalseggen, take a memorable drive along Trollstigen, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Stigfossen Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Rampestreken, then head outdoors with Nesaksla, and then examine the collection at Norwegian Mountaineering Centre.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Andalsnes online trip builder .

You can drive from Geiranger to Andalsnes in 2.5 hours. In October in Andalsnes, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Andalsnes

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Trollstigen
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Romsdalseggen ©
Romsdalseggen
Trollstigen ©
Trollstigen
Nesaksla ©
Nesaksla

2
nights
Bergen

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
On the 29th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken, take in the exciting artwork at DMG GALLERY, then get to know the fascinating history of Bryggen, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, and finally shop like a local with Fish Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, then contemplate the long history of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, and then stop by Fabelflora.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bergen sightseeing planner .

Getting from Andalsnes to Bergen by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Bergen are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

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