18 days in Western Norway Itinerary

18 days in Western Norway Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Norway trip itinerary maker
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Stavanger
— 2 nights
Drive
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Forsand Municipality
— 1 night
Fly
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Bergen
— 4 nights
Fly
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Alesund
— 2 nights
Drive
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Molde
— 1 night
Drive
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Geiranger
— 2 nights
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Andalsnes
— 2 nights
Fly to Bergen, Ferry to Odda
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Odda
— 1 night
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Flam
— 2 nights
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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.
Stavanger is known for historic sites, childrens museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the views at Lysefjord, tour the pleasant surroundings at The North Sea Road, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and look for gifts at Kant.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Stavanger journey tool.

London, UK to Stavanger is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from London in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Stavanger, with highs around 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Forsand Municipality.
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Forsand Municipality — 1 night

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 7th (Mon): trek along Hike from Grauthedlar to Lysebotn, take some stellar pictures from Pulpit Rock, and then take in the pleasant sights at Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Forsand Municipality route maker site.

Drive from Stavanger to Forsand Municipality in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In November in Forsand Municipality, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Bergen.
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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.
Bergen is known for nature, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the waterfront at Bryggen, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get a taste of the local shopping with Fish Market, and get curious at VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bergen trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Forsand Municipality to Bergen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. November in Bergen sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to fly to Alesund.
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Alesund — 2 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.
On the 12th (Sat), hike along Tueneset and Hessabana, take an in-depth tour of Aalesunds Museum, then see the interesting displays at Waldehuset Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Fjellstua Viewpoint. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aksla Mountain, hike along Borgernes veg and Aksla Stadion, then appreciate the history behind Memorial Shetland Bus, and finally appreciate the history behind Statute of Joachim Ronneberg.

To see where to stay and tourist information, read Alesund online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Bergen to Alesund takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Molde.
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Molde — 1 night

Molde is a city and municipality in Romsdal in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): trek along Mountain trips in Romsdal, trek along Hjertoya Island Nature Trail, and then take a memorable drive along Pille Mitt - Yoga & Hiking.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Molde trip planning tool.

Drive from Alesund to Molde in 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Molde are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Geiranger.
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Geiranger — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the activities along Geiranger Fjord. Here are some ideas for day two: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, and then don't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Geiranger driving holiday planning website.

You can drive from Molde to Geiranger in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Andalsnes.
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Andalsnes — 2 nights

Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): examine the collection at Norwegian Mountaineering Centre, then head outdoors with Nesaksla, and then explore and take pictures at Trollstigen. On the next day, trek along Romsdalseggen.

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Drive from Geiranger to Andalsnes in 2.5 hours. November in Andalsnes sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Odda.
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Odda — 1 night

Odda is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): make a trip to Trolltunga.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Odda tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Andalsnes to Odda takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Andalsnes in November, you will find days in Odda are slightly colder (3°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Flam.
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Flam — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take a tour by water with FjordSafari, then pause for some serene contemplation at Bakka Church, and then explore the activities along Naeroyfjord. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Flam Hiking AS, look for gifts at Arthousefern, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Undredal Stave Church.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Flam trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Odda to Flam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. November in Flam sees daily highs of 2°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Western Norway travel guide

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Mountains · Flea Markets · Piers & Boardwalks
Admire the mighty glaciers, traverse the scenic fjords, and visit the historical cities of Western Norway, the country's traditional gateway to the world. From ancient fishermen and fierce Vikings, to medieval traders and modern industry, the area's link with the sea has never been broken. Whatever the season, Western Norway offers an abundance of opportunities for sightseeing and vacation activities. The region is a great destination for hiking, cycling, skiing, or fishing, while the charming villages and small coastal towns offer peaceful, friendly hospitality. Throughout the region you can find superb examples of traditional wooden architecture, and the larger urban centers, like Bergen and Stavanger, combine modern facilities with historical monuments. The area is famous for its seafood and fresh mountain water, so make sure to sample the local specialties.
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