30 days in Norway Itinerary

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Stavanger
— 4 nights
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Larvik
— 5 nights
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Fredrikstad
— 4 nights
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Oslo
— 7 nights
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Trondheim
— 4 nights
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Bergen
— 5 nights
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Stavanger — 4 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ovre Holmegate and Kunsthall Stavanger. Explore Stavanger's surroundings by going to Ogna Beach (in Ogna), Orre Beach (in Orre) and Borestranden Beach (in Kleppe). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Sjobadet Myklebust, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vigdelstranden, steep yourself in history at Gamle Stavanger, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lervig.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Stavanger journey planner.

Playa del Carmen, Mexico to Stavanger is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Playa del Carmen to Stavanger. Traveling from Playa del Carmen in May, expect Stavanger to be colder, temps between 16°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can fly to Larvik.
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Larvik — 5 nights

Larvik is a town and municipality in Vestfold county, Norway. Get a sense of the local culture at Risor Kirke and Brygga i Toensberg. Explore Larvik's surroundings by going to Skjellvika (in Sandefjord), Grimstad (Nogne O & Grimstad's Archipelago) and Notteroy Golfbane (in Notteroy Municipality). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Molen, sample the tasty concoctions at Brygghuset Sandar, tour the pleasant surroundings at Batteristranda, and identify plant and animal life at Rakke.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Larvik vacation maker app.

Fly from Stavanger to Larvik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May in Larvik, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Fredrikstad.
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Fredrikstad — 4 nights

Fredrikstad is a city and municipality in Østfold county, Norway. Your inner history buff will appreciate Moellebyen Industrial Centre and Fredriksten Festning (Fredriksten Fortress). Step out of Fredrikstad with an excursion to Roed Manor in Halden--about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get reinvigorated at Humle Yoga, tee off at Gamle Fredrikstad Golfklubb, tour the pleasant surroundings at Guttormsvauen Bay, and kick back and relax at Saltholmen.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Fredrikstad online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Larvik to Fredrikstad takes 2.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Fredrikstad are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Oslo.
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Oslo — 7 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.
Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and Det Kongelige Slott will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fram Museum and Norsk Folkemuseum. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, see the interesting displays at Holmenkollen Ski Museum, get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Karl Johans gate.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Oslo attractions tool.

You can drive from Fredrikstad to Oslo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Oslo when traveling from Fredrikstad in May, with lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Trondheim.
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Trondheim — 4 nights

The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Get some cultural insight at Bakklandet and Nidaros Cathedral. Popular historic sites such as Vaernes Church and Hegra Festning are in your itinerary. When in Trondheim, make a side trip to see Hjelseng Gard in Stjordal, approximately Stjordal away. There's still lots to do: tee off at Trondheim par3golf, see the interesting displays at Norwegian Deaf Museum, learn about all things military at The Armoury Rustkammeret, and hike along Bymarka.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Trondheim trip planner.

Getting from Oslo to Trondheim by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Bergen.
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Bergen — 5 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.
Get some cultural insight at Bryggen and Gunvor Handmade Illustration. Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum and Lysoen and Ole Bull's Villa will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Bergen to go to Husnes and see Kvinnherad Golfklubb, which is approximately 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: sample some tasty brews at Bergen Food Tours, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ulriken, and enjoy the sand and surf at Helleneset.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Bergen trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Trondheim to Bergen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bergen can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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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.
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