33 days in Western Norway Itinerary

33 days in Western Norway Itinerary

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Fly to Bergen Airport Flesland, Drive to Voss Municipality
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Voss Municipality
— 4 nights
Fly
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Alesund
— 6 nights
Drive
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Andalsnes
— 5 nights
Drive
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Geiranger
— 5 nights
Ferry to Hellesylt ferjekai, Bus to Stryn
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Stryn
— 3 nights
Drive
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Skjolden
— 3 nights
Drive
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Balestrand
— 4 nights
Drive to Bergen Airport Flesland, Fly to Sydney

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Voss Municipality

— 4 nights
A vacation in Voss Municipality offers great opportunities for bird-watchers--more than 155 avian species live in the region, including the great egret and the European hobby.
Step off the beaten path and head to VossVind Indoor Skydiving and Norsk Natursenter - Hardanger. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Voss Municipality: Flaamsbana Museet (in Flam) and Hardanger Bridge (in Ulvik). There's lots more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Tvindefossen, see the interesting displays at Voss Folkemuseum, and take in breathtaking views at Bordalsgjelet Gorge.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Voss Municipality tour itinerary builder.

Sydney, Australia to Voss Municipality is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Voss Municipality due to the time zone difference. July in Voss Municipality sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Alesund.

Things to do in Voss Municipality

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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Alesund

— 6 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tourist Cinema - View The Fjords and Waldehuset Museum. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Hike Sukkertoppen the Sugar Top, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tueneset and Hessabana, don't miss a visit to Brosundet i Alesund, and take in the awesome beauty at Aksla Mountain.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Alesund trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Voss Municipality to Alesund takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. July in Alesund sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Andalsnes.

Things to do in Alesund

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Trails
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Andalsnes

— 5 nights
Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Stigfossen Waterfall and Romsdalseggen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Andalsnes: Molde (Mountain trips in Romsdal & Hjertoya Island Nature Trail). There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Trollstigen, don't miss a visit to Rauma Kulturhus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Andalsnes Train Chapel, and head outdoors with Nesaksla.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Andalsnes journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Alesund to Andalsnes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Andalsnes can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Andalsnes

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Geiranger

— 5 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Active Geiranger and Storseterfossen. Spend the 22nd (Fri) among the memorable landscape of Geiranger Fjord. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Skagefla, take in the dramatic scenery at Friaren, pause for some serene contemplation at Geiranger Church, and see the interesting displays at Norwegian Fjord Centre.

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You can drive from Andalsnes to Geiranger in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Geiranger are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Stryn.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Stryn

— 3 nights
Stryn is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nasjonale Turistvegar Gamle Strynefjellsvegen and Olden kyrkje. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen), explore the different monuments and memorials at Loen Church, steep yourself in history at Olden, and explore the striking landscape at Jostedals Glacier.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Stryn trip planner.

Getting from Geiranger to Stryn by combination of ferry and bus takes about 4 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Skjolden.

Things to do in Stryn

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Skjolden

— 3 nights
Skjolden is a village in the municipality of Luster in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): get great views at Skjolden Viewpoint and then relax in the rural setting at Skjolden Llamas. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Urnes Stave Church and then head outdoors with Feigefossen.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Skjolden online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Stryn to Skjolden takes 3 hours. Traveling from Stryn in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Skjolden, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Balestrand.

Things to do in Skjolden

Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Balestrand

— 4 nights
Balestrand is a municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. Step off the beaten path and head to St. Olav's Church and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's lots more to do: trek along Nature Trail Kreklingen, stroll through Raudmelen, view the masterpieces at The golden house gallery, and take in the dramatic natural features at Sognefjorden.

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You can drive from Skjolden to Balestrand in 2.5 hours. In July in Balestrand, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Balestrand

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

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Western Norway travel guide

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Mountains · Flea Markets · Historic Walking Areas
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.