14 days in Western Norway Itinerary

14 days in Western Norway Itinerary

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Start: Groningen
Fly + Drive:  10 h 15 min
1
Forsand Municipality
— 1 day
Bus + Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Bergen
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Alesund
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Andalsnes
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Geiranger
— 2 nights
Bus:  4 h 45 min
6
Flam
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Odda
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Groningen

1
day
Forsand Municipality

Forsand Municipality ©
With a cluster of villages surrounded by untouched nature, Forsand Municipality is a great destination for those looking to immerse themselves in scenic surroundings, far from the city bustle.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): stroll through Hike from Grauthedlar to Lysebotn and then take some stellar pictures from Pulpit Rock.

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

Groningen, The Netherlands to Forsand Municipality is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of flight and car. When traveling from Groningen in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Forsand Municipality: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Forsand Municipality

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Hike from Grauthedlar to Lysebotn ©
Hike from Grauthedlar to Lysebotn
Pulpit Rock ©
Pulpit Rock

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 19th (Mon): take in the pleasant sights at Stoltzekleiven, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market, then take in the waterfront at Bryggen, then take in the exciting artwork at DMG GALLERY, and finally get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken, and then explore the galleries of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bergen online route planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Forsand Municipality to Bergen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Alesund.

Things to do in Bergen

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

2
nights
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.
On the 21st (Wed), stroll through Hike Sukkertoppen the Sugar Top, don't miss a visit to Fjellstua Viewpoint, then get into the urban bustle at Tourist Cinema - View The Fjords, and finally trek along Walk to Borgundgavlen. On your second day here, enjoy the sea views from Alnes Lighthouse, hike along Tueneset and Hessabana, then view the masterpieces at Galleri Artifex, and finally don't miss a visit to Brosundet i Alesund.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Alesund holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Bergen to Alesund takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Alesund are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Andalsnes.

Things to do in Alesund

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Hike Sukkertoppen the Sugar Top
Hike Sukkertoppen the Sugar Top
Fjellstua Viewpoint ©
Fjellstua Viewpoint
Alnes Lighthouse ©
Alnes Lighthouse

2
nights
Andalsnes

Andalsnes ©
Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. On the 23rd (Fri), hike along Romsdalseggen, then explore and take pictures at Trollstigen, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Stigfossen Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Nesaksla, don't miss a visit to Rampestreken, then visit Raumabanen, and finally don't miss a visit to Rauma Kulturhus.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Andalsnes online itinerary planner.

Drive from Alesund to Andalsnes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Geiranger.

Things to do in Andalsnes

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Trollstigen
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Romsdalseggen ©
Romsdalseggen
Trollstigen ©
Trollstigen
Rampestreken ©
Rampestreken

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord. Here are some ideas for day two: get a tailor-made plan with eMobility Geiranger, admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger, then take in breathtaking views at Flydalsjuvet, and finally take some stellar pictures from Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Geiranger trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Andalsnes to Geiranger takes 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Flam.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba ©
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba
eMobility Geiranger ©
eMobility Geiranger

1
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 27th (Tue), take a memorable drive along Aurlandsvegen, take in panoramic vistas at Stegastein Lookout, make a trip to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route, then examine the collection at Flaamsbana Museet, and finally explore the striking landscape at Naeroyfjord.

Plan my trip to Flam with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Geiranger to Flam by bus takes about 9.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Odda.

Things to do in Flam

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Western Norway, Aurlandsvangen
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Aurlandsvegen ©
Aurlandsvegen
Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route ©
Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route

3
nights
Odda

Odda ©
Odda is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. On the 28th (Wed), trek along Trolltunga Zippen and then make a trip to Trolltunga. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Buarbreen and then admire the sheer force of Latefossen Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Odda trip builder tool.

Drive from Flam to Odda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You will leave for home on the 30th (Fri).

Things to do in Odda

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Latefossen Waterfall
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Latefossen Waterfall ©
Latefossen Waterfall
Trolltunga ©
Trolltunga
Buarbreen ©
Buarbreen

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