13 days in Western Norway Itinerary

13 days in Western Norway Itinerary

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Bergen
— 3 nights
Drive
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Flam
— 2 nights
Drive
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Andalsnes
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Alesund
— 1 night
Fly
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Stavanger
— 4 nights
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Bergen

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.
Take a break from Bergen with a short trip to Gone Paddling AS in Herdla, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, take in the pleasant sights at Stoltzekleiven, get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bergen itinerary planner.

Prague, Czech Republic to Bergen is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Prague in March, plan for slightly colder days in Bergen, with highs around 6°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Flam.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

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2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at FjordSafari, stop by Flam Store Exclusive, and then take in panoramic vistas at Stegastein Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bakka Church, then explore the activities along Naeroyfjord, and then cruise along Stalheimskleiva.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Flam online route planner.

You can drive from Bergen to Flam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bergen in March, things will get a bit cooler in Flam: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Andalsnes.

Things to do in Flam

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Trails

Side Trips

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2
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Andalsnes

Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Romsdalseggen. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bispevatnet, explore and take pictures at Trollstigen, and then take a memorable tour with Raumabanen.

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

Getting from Flam to Andalsnes by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Flam in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Andalsnes: temperatures range from 7°C by day to 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Alesund.

Things to do in Andalsnes

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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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.
On the 9th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Tueneset and Hessabana, pause for some photo ops at Statute of Joachim Ronneberg, then don't miss a visit to Fjellstua Viewpoint, and finally hike along Borgernes veg and Aksla Stadion.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Alesund holiday website.

Getting from Andalsnes to Alesund by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Alesund

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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4
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Stavanger

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.
Go for a jaunt from Stavanger to Jorpeland to see Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: appreciate the views at Lysefjord, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, steep yourself in history at Old Stavanger, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The North Sea Road.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Stavanger trip planning website.

Getting from Alesund to Stavanger by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March in Stavanger, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches

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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.