16 days in Norway Itinerary

16 days in Norway Itinerary

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Bergen
— 3 nights
2
Flam
— 1 day
3
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 3 nights
4
Svolvaer
— 2 nights
5
Oslo
— 3 nights

3
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.
Bergen is known for nature, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Bryggen, stop by Fabelflora, hunt for treasures at Fish Market, and get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bergen online tour planner.

Houston, USA to Bergen is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 7 hours. Traveling from Houston in May, things will get cooler in Bergen: highs are around 56°F and lows about 43°F. On the 12th (Wed), you're off to Flam.

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

1
day
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 12th (Wed), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then enjoy breathtaking views from Stegastein Lookout.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Flam attractions planner.

Getting from Bergen to Flam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Flam

Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Stegastein Lookout
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Stegastein Lookout ©
Stegastein Lookout

3
nights
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Get out of town with these interesting Leknes side-trips: Rambergstranda Beach (in Ramberg), Reinebringen (in Reine) and Norwegian Fishing Village Museum (in Sorvagen). There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, get engrossed in the history at Lofotr Viking Museum, stop by The Glasblower At Vikten, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Haukland Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Leknes online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Flam to Leknes takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. May in Leknes sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Svolvaer.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Ramberg, Lofoten Island, Nusfjord Fishing Village, Galleri2, Reinebringen
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Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Reinebringen ©
Reinebringen
Rambergstranda Beach ©
Rambergstranda Beach

2
nights
Svolvaer

Svolvaer ©
The largest town on the Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer serves as a good base from which to launch your tour of the archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): examine the collection at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum, then take in the exciting artwork at Northern Norway Art Centre, then observe the fascinating underwater world at The Lofoten Aquarium, and finally hike along Festvagtind Hike. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Floya, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tjeldbergtind.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Svolvaer online travel planner.

You can drive from Leknes to Svolvaer in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in May, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Svolvaer

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

The Lofoten Aquarium, Festvagtind Hike
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Floya ©
Floya
Fishing Charters & Tours
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum ©
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum

3
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.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, explore the activities along Oslofjord, find something for the whole family at Norsk Folkemuseum, and explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Oslo travel route builder app.

You can fly from Svolvaer to Oslo in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Svolvaer in May, you will find days in Oslo are a bit warmer (60°F), and nights are about the same (38°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum

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