8 days in Norway Itinerary

8 days in Norway Itinerary

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8 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  15​h
1
Tromso
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Oslo
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Bergen
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Boston

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Tromso Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Perspektivet Museum, browse the collection at Tromso Public library and City Archives, then explore the world behind art at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tromso Botaniske Hage.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tromso travel planning tool .

Boston, USA to Tromso is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, tram, and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Boston to Tromso due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Boston in January, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Tromso: temperatures range from 29°F by day to 20°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Tromso

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Speed Boats Tours
Tromso Botaniske Hage ©
Tromso Botaniske Hage
Perspektivet Museum ©
Perspektivet Museum

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nordmarka and Sognsvann Lake. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tryvann Ski Resort and Ostbanehallen. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Oslomarka, walk around Ekebergparken, ponder the world of politics at Stortinget, and browse the different shops at Aker Brygge.

For traveler tips, reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Oslo trip maker.

You can fly from Tromso to Oslo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Tromso in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Oslo, with highs around 42°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Nordmarka ©
Nordmarka
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Sognsvann Lake ©
Sognsvann Lake

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Gamle Bergen Museum - Bymuseet i Bergen and then explore the activities along Hardangerfjord. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, then trek along Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken, then go for a walk through Stoltzekleiven, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene.

To find maps, reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bergen vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Bergen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bergen, with lows of 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

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Hardangerfjord ©
Hardangerfjord
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum

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