11 days in Western Norway Itinerary

11 days in Western Norway Itinerary

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Fly to Alesund, Ferry to Geiranger
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Geiranger
— 2 nights
Ferry to Hellesylt ferjekai, Bus to Stryn
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Stryn
— 1 night
Drive
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Aurlandsvangen
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bergen
— 3 nights
Fly
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Stavanger
— 2 nights
Fly

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Geiranger

— 2 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.
On the 26th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Geiranger Church, then take some stellar pictures from Flydalsjuvet, then take in the dramatic scenery at The Seven Sisters, and finally stop by Geiranger Sjokolade. On your second day here, examine the collection at Norwegian Fjord Centre, then take a memorable drive along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, and then get outside with Active Geiranger.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Geiranger trip planning site.

Berlin, Germany to Geiranger is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Stryn.

Things to do in Geiranger

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 27:

Stryn

— 1 night
Stryn is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): head outdoors with Eduardo Juan, then steep yourself in history at Olden, then don't miss a visit to Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Olden kyrkje.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Stryn trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and bus from Geiranger to Stryn in 4 hours. In June in Stryn, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Aurlandsvangen.

Things to do in Stryn

Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 27 — 28:

Aurlandsvangen

— 2 nights
Aurlandsvangen is the administrative center of the municipality of Aurland in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route, then enjoy breathtaking views from Stegastein Lookout, then take a memorable drive along Aurlandsvegen, and finally admire the sheer force of Brekkefossen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Bakka Church, then explore the striking landscape at Naeroyfjord, then see the interesting displays at Flaamsbana Museet, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Borgund Stave Church.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Aurlandsvangen road trip app.

Getting from Stryn to Aurlandsvangen by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Stryn in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Aurlandsvangen, with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bergen.

Things to do in Aurlandsvangen

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 28 — 30:

Bergen

— 3 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum and Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene. Spend the 1st (Wed) exploring at Hardangerfjord. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Stoltzekleiven, explore the world behind art at KODE Art Museums of Bergen, take in nature's colorful creations at Byparken, and brush up on your military savvy at Bergenhus Festningsmuesum.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bergen holiday planner.

Drive from Aurlandsvangen to Bergen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to fly to Stavanger.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:

Stavanger

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Statue of Alexander Kielland, then don't miss a visit to Flor & Fjære, and then take a stroll through Ovre Holmegate. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Sola Strand, pause for some photo ops at Sverd i fjell, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Norsk Hermetikkmuseum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Stavanger online trip builder.

Fly from Bergen to Stavanger in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Beaches
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:

Western Norway travel guide

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Mountains · Flea Markets · Piers & Boardwalks
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.