11 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

11 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Norway travel route planner

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Drive to Thessaloniki Macedonia International Airport, Fly to Oslo
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Oslo
— 3 nights
Drive
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Stavanger
— 3 nights
Drive
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Haugesund
— 1 night
Bus to Torget, Ferry to Balestrand
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Balestrand
— 1 night
Ferry to Sogndal kai, Fly to Oslo
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Oslo
— 2 nights
Fly to Thessaloniki Macedonia International Airport, Drive to Kavala

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Oslo

— 3 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Viking Ship Museum and Vigeland Museum. Appreciate the collections at Kon-Tiki Museum and Holmenkollen Ski Museum. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, appreciate the extensive heritage of Oslomarka, and get in on the family fun at Norsk Folkemuseum.

Plan my day in Oslo using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Kavala, Greece to Oslo is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Kavala to Oslo is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kavala in September; daily highs in Oslo reach 19°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can fly to Stavanger.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 28:

Stavanger

— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Sverd i fjell, then identify plant and animal life at Rogaland Arboret, and then trek along Dalsnuten. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Stavanger Maritime Museum, steep yourself in history at Old Stavanger, then get curious at Norwegian Petroleum Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Stavanger Cathedral.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Stavanger trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Oslo to Stavanger in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 12°C in Stavanger. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Haugesund.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:

Haugesund

— 1 night
is a town and municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. On the 1st (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Haugesund Museum of Fine Art, hike along Djupadalen, then take an in-depth tour of Arquebus War History Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Nordvegen History Centre and Viking Settlement.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Haugesund day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Stavanger to Haugesund takes 2 hours. In October in Haugesund, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 7°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Balestrand.

Things to do in Haugesund

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 1 — 2:

Balestrand

— 1 night
Balestrand is a municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature Trail Kreklingen, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Olav's Church, then examine the collection at Norsk Reiselivsmuseum, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Sognefjorden.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Balestrand online itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Haugesund to Balestrand in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Haugesund in October, things will get a bit cooler in Balestrand: highs are around 8°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Balestrand

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 2 — 3:

Oslo

— 2 nights

Tiger City

Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Munch Museum and then contemplate the waterfront views at Oslofjord.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Oslo road trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Balestrand to Oslo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Balestrand in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Oslo, with highs around 13°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 5: