10 days in Norway Itinerary

10 days in Norway Itinerary

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10 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Alta
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Oslo
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Geiranger
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
4
Bergen
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h
End: Boston

1
night
Alta

Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Northern Lights Cathedral, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then get a new perspective on nature at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Tirpitz Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kafjord Church, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Alta trip planner .

Boston, USA to Alta is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time is 6 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Boston in May, with highs in Alta at 49°F and lows at 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Alta

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Northern Lights Cathedral ©
Northern Lights Cathedral

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.
Norway's Resistance Museum (Norges Hjemmefront Museum) and Fram Polar Ship Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Astrup Fearnley Museet and Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), examine the collection at Munch Museum, and have fun and explore at The Kon-Tiki Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Oslo trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Alta to Oslo in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Alta in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Oslo, with highs around 60°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Geiranger.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum ©
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum

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.
On the 9th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Geiranger Fjord. On your second day here, stop by Geiranger Sjokolade, cruise along eMobility Geiranger, take in the dramatic scenery at Seven Sisters, make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger, then take in breathtaking views at Flydalsjuvet, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Geiranger Church.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Geiranger 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. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in May, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bergen.

Things to do in Geiranger

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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
Seven Sisters ©
Seven Sisters
Flydalsjuvet ©
Flydalsjuvet

1
night
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 11th (Sat), take in the waterfront at Bryggen, take in the exciting artwork at DMG GALLERY, then take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), and finally take in the exciting artwork at KODE Art Museums of Bergen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): hike along Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken, steep yourself in history at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Magic Ice Bar Bergen.

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Traveling by car from Geiranger to Bergen takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bergen can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene ©
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum

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