15 days in Norway Itinerary

15 days in Norway Itinerary

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Start: Newark
Fly:  14 h
1
Trondheim
— 1 night
Train + Bus:  6 h 45 min
2
Geiranger
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
3
Bergen
— 2 nights
Train + Drive:  5 h
4
Rjukan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Oslo
— 5 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Newark

1
night
Trondheim

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
On the 10th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nidaros Cathedral and then take a stroll through Bakklandet. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Old Town Bridge, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Kristiansten Fortress, and then examine the collection at Rockheim.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Trondheim trip itinerary maker.

Newark, USA to Trondheim is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Newark in August, expect nights in Trondheim to be slightly colder, around 51°F, while days are much colder, around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Trondheim

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Bakklandet ©
Bakklandet
Kristiansten Fortress ©
Kristiansten Fortress
Rockheim ©
Rockheim

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 12th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba and then take in the dramatic natural features at Geiranger Fjord. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, pause for some serene contemplation at Geiranger Church, thenstroll through Flydalsjuvet, and finally don't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Geiranger online road trip planner.

Getting from Trondheim to Geiranger by combination of train and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Geiranger are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Geiranger

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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Flydalsjuvet ©
Flydalsjuvet

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.
Bryggen and Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum will appeal to history buffs. Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene and Gamle Bergen Museum - Bymuseet i Bergen are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Bergen, make a side trip to see Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall in Norheimsund, approximately Norheimsund away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken, admire the masterpieces at KODE Art Museums of Bergen, admire the sheer force of Fossen Bratte, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bergen trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Geiranger to Bergen in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August in Bergen, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rjukan.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Fossen Bratte, Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall
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Gamle Bergen Museum - Bymuseet i Bergen ©
Gamle Bergen Museum - Bymuseet i Bergen
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene ©
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene

2
nights
Rjukan

Rjukan ©
Rjukan is a town and the administrative centre of Tinn municipality in Telemark, Norway. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Heddal Stave Church, thenhit the slopes at Gaustabanen, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gaustatoppen. On the next day, examine the collection at Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum, examine the collection at Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Krossobanen.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rjukan trip builder website.

Traveling by combination of train and car from Bergen to Rjukan takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Bergen in August, you will find days in Rjukan are a bit warmer (69°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Oslo.

Things to do in Rjukan

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Heddal Stave Church
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Heddal Stave Church ©
Heddal Stave Church
Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter ©
Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter
Gaustabanen ©
Gaustabanen

5
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Viking Ship Museum and Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning). Get some historical perspective at Oscarsborg Fortress and Det Kongelige Slott. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, examine the collection at Fram Museum, and brush up on your military savvy at Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Oslo trip planner.

Getting from Rjukan to Oslo by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum ©
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum

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