15 days in Western Norway Itinerary

15 days in Western Norway Itinerary

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Stavanger
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Stavanger

— 7 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stavanger: Borestranden Beach (in Kleppe), Orre Beach (in Orre) and Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge (in Jorpeland). There's lots more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Lysefjord, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sande Beach, hike along The North Sea Road, and take an in-depth tour of The Museum of Aviation History.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Stavanger trip planning site.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Stavanger is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Jeddah to Stavanger due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jeddah in February, expect Stavanger to be colder, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Bergen

— 7 nights

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.
Bergen is known for nature, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the waterfront at Bryggen, examine the collection at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, hunt for treasures at Fish Market, and take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bergen trip planning site.

You can fly from Stavanger to Bergen in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February in Bergen, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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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.