17 days in Western Norway Itinerary

17 days in Western Norway Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Norway travel route planner

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Fly to Stavanger Airport Sola, Drive to Forsand Municipality
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Forsand Municipality
— 2 nights
Drive
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Stavanger
— 3 nights
Fly to Alesund, Ferry to Geiranger
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Geiranger
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Alesund
— 3 nights
Fly
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Bergen
— 4 nights
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Forsand Municipality

— 2 nights
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.
Forsand Municipality is known for nature, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Pulpit Rock, hike along Hike from Grauthedlar to Lysebotn, take in the awesome beauty at Kjerag, and appreciate the history behind Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Forsand Municipality trip itinerary maker app.

Orlando, USA to Forsand Municipality is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Orlando to Forsand Municipality. Traveling from Orlando in April, expect Forsand Municipality to be much colder, temps between 49°F and 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Stavanger.

Things to do in Forsand Municipality

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 15 — 17:

Stavanger

— 3 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Fritz Roed Sculpture Park (in Bryne) and Borestranden Beach (in Kleppe). There's much more to do: appreciate the views at Lysefjord, stroll around Sandvedparken, steep yourself in history at Old Stavanger, and shop like a local with Galleri Gann.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Stavanger tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Forsand Municipality to Stavanger in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in April, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 17 — 20:

Geiranger

— 2 nights

Pearl of the North

Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Spend the 21st (Tue) among the memorable landscape of Geiranger Fjord. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at The Seven Sisters, pause for some serene contemplation at Geiranger Church, experience rural life at Skagefla, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mollsvatnet.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Geiranger sightseeing tool.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Stavanger to Geiranger in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Geiranger can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Alesund.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 23:

Alesund

— 3 nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Alesund side-trips: Saudehornet (in Orsta) and Ishavsmuseet Aarvak (in Hareid). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Fjellstua Viewpoint, appreciate the history behind Statute of Joachim Ronneberg, trek along Tueneset and Hessabana, and view the masterpieces at Galleri Artifex.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Alesund trip maker.

You can ride a ferry from Geiranger to Alesund in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in April, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Alesund

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 23 — 26:

Bergen

— 4 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 awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, identify plant and animal life at Gronevika, and take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bergen trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Alesund to Bergen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Bergen can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 30:

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.