20 days in Norway Itinerary

20 days in Norway Itinerary

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20 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Warsaw
Fly:  5​h
1
Oslo
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Geiranger
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Trondheim
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
5
Tromso
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Bergen
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
Stavanger
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Warsaw

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.
Popular historic sites such as Oslomarka and Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) are in your itinerary. Visit Ingierstrand Beach and Paradisbukta for some beach relaxation. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Vulkan Neighbourhood, get a sense of history and politics at Rådhuset, enjoy the sand and surf at Soerenga Public Pool, and shop like a local with Karl Johans gate.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Oslo trip planner.

Warsaw, Poland to Oslo is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Oslo when traveling from Warsaw in July, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Geiranger.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Vulkan Neighbourhood ©
Vulkan Neighbourhood
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka

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 7th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along eMobility Geiranger, then take in the dramatic scenery at Seven Sisters, then make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger, and finally get great views at Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Geiranger online road trip planner .

Drive from Oslo to Geiranger in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Oslo in July, plan for slightly colder days in Geiranger, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Trondheim.

Things to do in Geiranger

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nidarosdomen, then play a few rounds at Trondheim par3golf, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bakklandet Old Town, then brush up on your military savvy at Kristiansten Fortress, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Austmann Taproom.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Trondheim itinerary planner .

You can drive from Geiranger to Trondheim in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, car, and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Trondheim are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Trondheim

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Breweries & Distilleries
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Nidaros Cathedral ©
Nidaros Cathedral
Kristiansten Fortress ©
Kristiansten Fortress
Trondheim par3golf ©
Trondheim par3golf

2
nights
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. On the 11th (Thu), cruise along Uttakleiv Beach, trek along Haukland Beach, and then take an in-depth tour of Lofotr Viking Museum. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island and then kick back and relax at Kvalvika Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Leknes online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Trondheim to Leknes takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Trondheim in July, plan for slightly colder days in Leknes, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lofoten Island, Kvalvika Beach, Lofotr Viking Museum
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Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Lofotr Viking Museum ©
Lofotr Viking Museum

3
nights
Tromso

The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
Popular historic sites such as Arctic Cathedral and Our Lady Catholic Church are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tromso Domkirke, kick back and relax at Telegrafbukta Beach, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Tromso road trip planning website .

You can fly from Leknes to Tromso in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July in Tromso, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Tromso

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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 16th (Tue), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, get a taste of the local shopping with Fish Market, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), then get to know the fascinating history of Bryggen, then take in the exciting artwork at Magic Ice Bar Bergen, and finally pause for some photo ops at Sailor's Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Siljustol, then identify plant and animal life at Gronevika, and then examine the collection at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bergen trip planner .

Getting from Tromso to Bergen by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Bergen, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Bergen

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum

3
nights
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Borestranden Beach and Orre Beach. Get some historical perspective at Jaeren and Old Stavanger. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Sjobadet Myklebust, pause for some serene contemplation at Gand Kirke, wander the streets of Ovre Holmegate, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stavanger Cathedral.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Stavanger trip planning website .

Getting from Bergen to Stavanger by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Stavanger are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Gand Kirke, Sjobadet Myklebust, Borestranden Beach, Orre Beach
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Borestranden Beach ©
Borestranden Beach
Orre Beach ©
Orre Beach
Old Stavanger ©
Old Stavanger

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