17 days in Norway Itinerary

17 days in Norway Itinerary

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Forsand Municipality
— 2 nights
2
Bergen
— 2 nights
3
Balestrand
— 2 nights
4
Geiranger
— 4 nights
5
Oslo
— 5 nights

2
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Kjerag and Hike Oygardstol to Langavatn via Kjerag. Museum-lovers will appreciate Vitengarden and Landa Park. Get out of town with these interesting Forsand Municipality side-trips: Midgardsormen (in Bryne) and Lyseveien to Lysebotn (in Sirdal Municipality). The adventure continues: get great views at Pulpit Rock and go for a walk through Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Forsand Municipality trip planner.

Athens, Greece to Forsand Municipality is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Athens in May: high temperatures in Forsand Municipality hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Forsand Municipality

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Bryne, Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge, Lyseveien to Lysebotn
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Kjerag ©
Kjerag
Vitengarden ©
Vitengarden
Landa Park ©
Landa Park

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Bergen

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
On the 30th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Bryggen, stop by Gunvor Handmade Illustration, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market, and finally steep yourself in history at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Gronevika, thensee the interesting displays at Fjell Fortress Museum Vest, thentake in the exciting artwork at DMG GALLERY, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bergen visit planner.

Getting from Forsand Municipality to Bergen by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Balestrand.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Fjell Fortress Museum Vest
Find places to stay May 29 — 31:
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum

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Balestrand

Balestrand ©
Balestrand is a municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take a tour by water with Balestrand Fjord Angling, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Olav's Church, thenget engrossed in the history at Norsk Reiselivsmuseum, and finally stroll through Nature Trail Kreklingen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Lunde Arboretum, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Raudmelen, thenexplore the striking landscape at Sognefjorden, and finally grab your bike and head to The Three Fjord Ride.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Balestrand planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Bergen to Balestrand takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Balestrand can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Balestrand

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Sognefjorden
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Balestrand Fjord Angling ©
Balestrand Fjord Angling
Raudmelen ©
Raudmelen
Sognefjorden ©
Sognefjorden

4
nights
Geiranger

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Get some cultural insight at Norwegian Fjord Centre and Geiranger Church. Visiting Geiranger Fjord and Flydalsjuvet will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Geiranger side-trips: Herdalssetra (in Norddal), Valldal Safteri (in Valldal) and Bergsetbreen (in Jostedal). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger, head outdoors with Storseterfossen, and cruise along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Geiranger online trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of ferry and bus from Balestrand to Geiranger in 9.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Geiranger are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Herdalssetra, Valldal Safteri, Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen), Bergsetbreen
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen ©
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen

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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.
Visit Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and Ljan Church for their historical value. Let the collections at Fram Museum and Norsk Folkemuseum capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, ski along the peaceful trails at Nordmarka, examine the collection at Holmenkollen Ski Museum, and step into the grandiose world of Det Kongelige Slott.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Oslo trip itinerary builder website.

Do a combination of bus and train from Geiranger to Oslo in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Geiranger in June: highs in Oslo hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

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

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