13 days in Aarhus, Hirtshals & Norway Itinerary

13 days in Aarhus, Hirtshals & Norway Itinerary

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1
Aarhus, Denmark
— 1 night
2
Hirtshals, Denmark
— Few hours
3
Kristiansand, Norway
— Few hours
4
Grimstad, Norway
— 1 night
5
Kristiansand, Norway
— Few hours
6
Stavanger, Norway
— 3 nights
7
Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
8
Voss Municipality, Norway
— 1 night
9
Laerdalsoyri, Norway
— 1 night
10
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights

1
night
Aarhus, Denmark

Aarhus
Located on the sea, Aarhus blends a world city with a small-town feel. Home to a young population, the city has a reputation for producing internationally known pop and rock musicians.
To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Aarhus planner.

Copenhagen to Aarhus is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll travel to Hirtshals.

Things to do in Aarhus

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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hours
Hirtshals, Denmark

Hirtshals ©
Hirtshals is a town and seaport on the coast of Skagerrak on the island of Vendsyssel-Thy at the top of the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark, Europe. Grenen has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): cruise along Rabjerg Mile and then don't miss a visit to Grenen.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hirtshals trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Aarhus to Hirtshals in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Hirtshals are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kristiansand.

Things to do in Hirtshals

Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Skagen
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Rabjerg Mile ©
Rabjerg Mile
Grenen ©
Grenen

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hours
Kristiansand, Norway

Kristiansand
Kristiansand, historically Christianssand / Christiansand, is a city and municipality in Norway. For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kristiansand trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Hirtshals to Kristiansand takes 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Hirtshals in August since evenings lows in Kristiansand dip to °C. You'll set off for Grimstad on the 2nd (Sun).

Things to do in Kristiansand

Outdoors Parks Museums
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night
Grimstad, Norway

Grimstad ©
Grimstad is a town and municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): kick back and relax at Grimstad's Archipelago, look for all kinds of wild species at Ravnedalen Naturpark, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Baneheia.

For reviews and other tourist information, go to the Grimstad trip planner.

You can drive from Kristiansand to Grimstad in an hour. In August in Grimstad, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Kristiansand.

Things to do in Grimstad

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kristiansand
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Grimstad's Archipelago ©
Grimstad's Archipelago
Baneheia ©
Baneheia
Ravnedalen Naturpark ©
Ravnedalen Naturpark

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hours
Kristiansand, Norway

Kristiansand
To find more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our Kristiansand trip planner.

Drive from Grimstad to Kristiansand in an hour. On the 3rd (Mon), you're off to Stavanger.

Things to do in Kristiansand

Outdoors Parks Museums
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3
nights
Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger ©
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 4th (Tue): go for a walk through Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge and then get great views at Pulpit Rock. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Flor & Fjære, contemplate the long history of Old Stavanger, and then appreciate the history behind Sverd i fjell.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Stavanger trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Kristiansand to Stavanger takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge, Pulpit Rock
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Flor & Fjære ©
Flor & Fjære
Pulpit Rock ©
Pulpit Rock
Old Stavanger ©
Old Stavanger

2
nights
Bergen, Norway

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 6th (Thu): take in the waterfront at Bryggen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, take in the awesome beauty at Ulriken, and then hike along Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bergen trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Stavanger to Bergen in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. August in Bergen sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Voss Municipality.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

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night
Voss Municipality, Norway

Voss Municipality ©
A vacation in Voss Municipality offers great opportunities for bird-watchers--more than 155 avian species live in the region, including the great egret and the European hobby.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Tvindefossen, take in the dramatic scenery at Rjoandefossen, enjoy breathtaking views from Stegastein Lookout, thendon't miss a visit to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route, and finally trek along Bordalsgjelet.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Voss Municipality trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bergen to Voss Municipality takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Laerdalsoyri.

Things to do in Voss Municipality

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Aurlandsvangen, Rjoandefossen
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Tvindefossen ©
Tvindefossen
Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route ©
Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route
Stegastein Lookout ©
Stegastein Lookout

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night
Laerdalsoyri, Norway

Laerdalsoyri
Lærdalsøyri is the administrative centre of the municipality of Lærdal in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Borgund Stave Church.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Laerdalsoyri trip planner.

Getting from Voss Municipality to Laerdalsoyri by car takes about 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Oslo.

Things to do in Laerdalsoyri

Historic Sites
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nights
Oslo, Norway

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and then get in on the family fun at Norsk Folkemuseum.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Oslo day trip planning app.

Getting from Laerdalsoyri to Oslo by car takes about 4.5 hours. While traveling from Laerdalsoyri, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Oslo, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. On the 12th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Norsk Folkemuseum ©
Norsk Folkemuseum

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