34 days in Norway Itinerary

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Oslo
— 6 nights
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Kirkenes
— 3 nights
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Tromso
— 5 nights
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Svolvaer
— 4 nights
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Trondheim
— 5 nights
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Flam
— 2 nights
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Bergen
— 4 nights
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Stavanger
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Oslo — 6 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.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Fram Museum, see the interesting displays at The Ibsen Museum, get in on the family fun at Norsk Folkemuseum, and walk around Vigeland Park.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Oslo itinerary app.

Istanbul, Turkey to Oslo is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in December, expect colder with lows of -5°C in Oslo. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Kirkenes.
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Kirkenes — 3 nights

Kirkenes is a town in Sør-Varanger Municipality in Finnmark county, in the far northeastern part of Norway. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kirkenes: Grense Jakobselv (King Oscar II Chapel & Lungomare) and Birk Husky (in Svanvik). The adventure continues: cast your line with King Crab Safari by Snowhotel Kirkenes, make a trip to Soviet Liberation Monument, take some stellar pictures from Hoyde 96 - Watch Tower, and get engrossed in the history at Grenselandmuseet.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kirkenes trip planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Kirkenes in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. When traveling from Oslo in January, plan for cooler days in Kirkenes, with highs around -9°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Tromso.
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Tromso — 5 nights

Paris of the North

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.
Tromso is known for nightlife, wildlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum, walk around Prestvannet Lake, make a trip to Tromso Bridge, and pause for some photo ops at Memorial to Deportation of Jews of Tromso.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tromso travel planner.

You can fly from Kirkenes to Tromso in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kirkenes in January, expect Tromso to be somewhat warmer, temps between -1°C and -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Svolvaer.
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Svolvaer — 4 nights

The largest town on the Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer serves as a good base from which to launch your tour of the archipelago.
Explore Svolvaer's surroundings by going to Lofoten Gaver og Brukskunst AS (in Leknes) and Lofoten Links (in Gimsoya). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, sample some tasty brews at Lofotpils Brewery, see the interesting displays at Magic Ice Lofoten, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Svolvaer trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Tromso to Svolvaer by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tromso in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Svolvaer, with lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to fly to Trondheim.
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Trondheim — 5 nights

The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Trondheim is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nidaros Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Tyholttarnet, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in the views from Old Town Bridge.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Trondheim trip maker tool.

You can fly from Svolvaer to Trondheim in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Svolvaer in January, plan for little chillier nights in Trondheim, with lows around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can fly 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.
On the 22nd (Sun), admire all the interesting features of Aurlandsvegen and then enjoy breathtaking views from Stegastein Lookout. On the next day, take an exotic tour of FjordSafari, stop by Arthousefern, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Naeroyfjord.

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

Traveling by flight from Trondheim to Flam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Trondheim in January, plan for slightly colder days in Flam, with highs around -2°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive 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 a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Akvariet i Bergen.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bergen road trip site.

Traveling by car from Flam to Bergen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Flam in January; daily highs in Bergen reach 4°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Stavanger.
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Stavanger side-trips: Orre Beach (in Orre), Borestranden Beach (in Kleppe) and Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge (in Jorpeland). There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Lysefjord, pause for some photo ops at Sverd i fjell, contemplate the long history of Gamle Stavanger, and look for gifts at Kant.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Stavanger tour planner.

You can fly from Bergen to Stavanger in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Stavanger are 4°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow time for the flight 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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