14 days in Western Norway Itinerary

14 days in Western Norway Itinerary

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14 days in Western Norway Itinerary

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
ferry + 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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): trek along Hike from Grauthedlar to Lysebotn and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pulpit Rock.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Forsand Municipality trip itinerary planning app .

Groningen, The Netherlands to Forsand Municipality is an approximately 15-hour car ride. You can also fly. While traveling from Groningen, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Forsand Municipality, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 14°C. 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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Pulpit Rock ©
Pulpit Rock
Hike from Grauthedlar to Lysebotn ©
Hike from Grauthedlar to Lysebotn

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): go for a walk through Stoltzekleiven, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen), take in the waterfront 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 next day: trek along Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken, and then contemplate the long history of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bergen trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Alesund.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): hike along 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 hike along Walk to Borgundgavlen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): make a trip to Alnes Lighthouse, then hike along Tueneset and Hessabana, then get a taste of the local shopping with Galleri Artifex, and finally don't miss a visit to Brosundet i Alesund.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Alesund day trip planning tool .

Getting from Bergen to Alesund by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Andalsnes.

Things to do in Alesund

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Walk to Borgundgavlen ©
Walk to Borgundgavlen
Fjellstua Viewpoint ©
Fjellstua Viewpoint
Alnes Lighthouse ©
Alnes Lighthouse

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nights
Andalsnes

Andalsnes ©
Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): trek along Romsdalseggen, then get outside with Trollstigen (Troll's Footpath), and then admire the sheer force of Stigfossen Waterfall. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Nesaksla, make a trip to Rampestreken, and then make a trip to Rauma Kulturhus.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Andalsnes trip planner.

Traveling by car from Alesund to Andalsnes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Andalsnes, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Andalsnes

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Trollstigen
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Romsdalseggen ©
Romsdalseggen
Trollstigen ©
Trollstigen
Rampestreken ©
Rampestreken

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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 25th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along eMobility Geiranger, take in the dramatic scenery at Seven Sisters, make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger, then take in breathtaking views at Flydalsjuvet, and finally get great views at Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Geiranger travel route builder site .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Andalsnes to Geiranger takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Geiranger can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Flam.

Things to do in Geiranger

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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba ©
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): head outdoors with Aurlandsvegen, take in panoramic vistas at Stegastein Lookout, make a trip to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route, then see the interesting displays at Flaamsbana Museet, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Naeroyfjord.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Flam journey planning website .

Traveling by car from Geiranger to Flam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Odda.

Things to do in Flam

Nature Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Aurlandsvangen, Western Norway
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Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Stegastein Lookout ©
Stegastein Lookout

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nights
Odda

Odda ©
Odda is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): trek along Trolltunga Zippen and then don't miss a visit to Trolltunga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Buarbreen and then admire the sheer force of Latefossen.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Odda driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Flam to Odda takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Odda sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. You will leave for home on the 30th (Fri).

Things to do in Odda

Parks Nature Trails
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Latefossen ©
Latefossen
Trolltunga ©
Trolltunga
Buarbreen ©
Buarbreen

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