16 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

16 days in Scandinavia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bergen
— 2 nights
2
Gudvangen
— 2 nights
3
Geiranger
— 3 nights
4
Alesund
— 2 nights
5
Reine
— 3 nights
6
Oslo
— 3 nights

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Mount Floyen and the Funicular and Hardangerfjord. Get some cultural insight at Bryggen and Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of St John's Church, and look for gifts at Julehuset - Christmas Shop.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bergen trip builder site.

Nuremberg, Germany to Bergen is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. When traveling from Nuremberg in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bergen: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Gudvangen.

Things to do in Bergen

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum

2
nights
Gudvangen

Gudvangen ©
Gudvangen is a village in the municipality of Aurland in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. You've now added Naeroyfjord to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Tvindefossen, take in the dramatic scenery at Brekkefossen, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Naeroyfjord. On the next day, make a trip to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Stegastein Lookout, thenexamine the collection at Flaamsbana Museet, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Undredal Stave Church.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Gudvangen journey maker website.

You can drive from Bergen to Gudvangen in 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Gudvangen

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Flam, Aurlandsvangen, Tvindefossen, Naeroyfjord, Undredal Stave Church
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Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Tvindefossen ©
Tvindefossen
Brekkefossen ©
Brekkefossen

3
nights
Geiranger

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba and then explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord. On your second day here, examine the collection at Norwegian Fjord Centre, make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Geiranger Church, thentake some stellar pictures from Flydalsjuvet, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at The Seven Sisters.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Geiranger online itinerary builder.

Getting from Gudvangen to Geiranger by car takes about 6.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Geiranger can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will leave for Alesund on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Museums
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba ©
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba

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 22nd (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Aalesunds Museum and then don't miss a visit to Alnes Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Aksla Mountain, learn more about the world around you at Sunnmoere Museum, thentake a stroll around Tourist Cinema - View The Fjords, and finally examine the collection at Jugendstilsenteret and Kunstmuseet Kube.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Alesund trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Geiranger to Alesund by ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Alesund can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Reine.

Things to do in Alesund

Museums Parks Trails
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Sunnmoere Museum ©
Sunnmoere Museum
Hike Sukkertoppen the Sugar Top
Hike Sukkertoppen the Sugar Top
Alnes Lighthouse ©
Alnes Lighthouse

3
nights
Reine

Reine ©
The locals came to Reine to catch cod; visitors come to catch the views.
On the 25th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Kvalvika Beach, thenmake a trip to Nusfjord Fishing Village, and then step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Reinebringen, examine the collection at Norwegian Fishing Village Museum, and then kick back and relax at Bunes Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Reine online trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Alesund to Reine. In July, daily temperatures in Reine can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll set off for Oslo on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Reine

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lofoten Island, Norwegian Fishing Village Museum, Kvalvika Beach, Nusfjord Fishing Village
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Reinebringen ©
Reinebringen
Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Nusfjord Fishing Village ©
Nusfjord Fishing Village

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Vigeland Park as well as The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet. Here are some ideas for day two: see the grandeur of opera at The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet, thentake a stroll through Street Art at Ingens gate, thenstep into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), and finally wander the streets of Karl Johans gate.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Oslo day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Reine to Oslo. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Reine in July: highs in Oslo hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet ©
The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet

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