12 days in Norway Itinerary

12 days in Norway Itinerary

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1
Oslo
— 1 night
2
Bergen
— 2 nights
3
Flam
— 1 night
4
Solvorn
— Few hours
5
Geiranger
— 2 nights
6
Alesund
— 1 night
7
Heroy Municipality
— Few hours
8
Loen
— 2 nights
9
Balestrand
— 1 night
10
Bergen
— Few hours

1
night
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.
On the 6th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, find something for the whole family at Norsk Folkemuseum, and then walk around Vigeland Park.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Oslo visit planner.

New York City, USA to Oslo is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in May, expect Oslo to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Oslo

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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Vigeland Park ©
Vigeland Park
Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Fish Market, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Bryggen, thentake in the awesome beauty at Ulriken, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Stoltzekleiven.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bergen driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Bergen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Bergen are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Flam.

Things to do in Bergen

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Fish Market
Fish Market

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night
Flam

Flam ©
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 9th (Thu), examine the collection at Flaamsbana Museet, admire the sheer force of Brekkefossen, thentake in panoramic vistas at Stegastein Lookout, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Naeroyfjord.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Flam trip planner.

Getting from Bergen to Flam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Solvorn.

Things to do in Flam

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Stegastein Lookout, Naeroyfjord
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Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Stegastein Lookout ©
Stegastein Lookout
Brekkefossen ©
Brekkefossen

few
hours
Solvorn

Solvorn ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Urnes Stave Church.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Solvorn tour itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Flam to Solvorn in 2 hours. May in Solvorn sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Solvorn

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Urnes Stave Church
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Urnes Stave Church ©
Urnes Stave Church

2
nights
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 10th (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba and then take a memorable drive along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Geiranger online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Solvorn to Geiranger takes 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Alesund.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba ©
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen ©
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen

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night
Alesund

Alesund ©
A lively seaport renowned for its high concentration of Art Nouveau buildings, Alesund stretches over seven islands and features a compact city center almost entirely surrounded by water.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): make a trip to Fjellstua Viewpoint. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Alnes Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Alesund trip itinerary site.

Traveling by ferry from Geiranger to Alesund takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Alesund can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Heroy Municipality.

Things to do in Alesund

Historic Sites
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Alnes Lighthouse ©
Alnes Lighthouse
Fjellstua Viewpoint ©
Fjellstua Viewpoint

few
hours
Heroy Municipality

Heroy Municipality
To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Heroy Municipality attractions website.

Drive from Alesund to Heroy Municipality in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 13th (Mon), you're off to Loen.

Things to do in Heroy Municipality

Fun & Games Historic Sites Nightlife
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nights
Loen

Loen ©
Loen is a village in Stryn Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): head outdoors with Eduardo Juan, thensteep yourself in history at Olden, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Olden kyrkje.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Loen trip planning app.

Drive from Heroy Municipality to Loen in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Balestrand.

Things to do in Loen

Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Olden, Olden kyrkje
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Olden ©
Olden

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night
Balestrand

Balestrand ©
Balestrand is a municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): hike along Nature Trail Kreklingen and then explore the striking landscape at Sognefjorden.

You can plan Balestrand trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Loen to Balestrand takes 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Loen in May: highs in Balestrand hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Bergen.

Things to do in Balestrand

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Sognefjorden
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Sognefjorden ©
Sognefjorden

few
hours
Bergen

Bergen
For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bergen sightseeing site.

Traveling by ferry from Balestrand to Bergen takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. On the 16th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Bergen

Tours Nightlife Outdoors
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