17 days in Western Norway Itinerary

17 days in Western Norway Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Stavanger
— 3 nights
2
Forsand Municipality
— 2 nights
3
Flam
— 1 night
4
Geiranger
— 3 nights
5
Bergen
— 3 nights

3
nights
Stavanger

Stavanger ©
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 Gloppedalsura Rock Fall (in Algard). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at Lysefjord, appreciate the history behind Sverd i fjell, admire the natural beauty at Flor & Fjære, and take in the dramatic natural features at Hogsfjorden.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Stavanger tour builder tool.

New York City, USA to Stavanger is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Stavanger, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in June, plan for cooler days in Stavanger, with highs around °F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Forsand Municipality.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandnes, Fritz Roed Sculpture Park, Gloppedalsura Rock Fall
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Lysefjord ©
Lysefjord
Old Stavanger ©
Old Stavanger
Flor & Fjære ©
Flor & Fjære

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Gloppedalsura Scree and then take in the awesome beauty at Kjerag. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): go for a walk through Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge, thenget great views at Pulpit Rock, and then trek along Hike from Grauthedlar to Lysebotn.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Forsand Municipality online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by ferry from Stavanger to Forsand Municipality takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Flam.

Things to do in Forsand Municipality

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Gloppedalsura Scree, Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge
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Kjerag ©
Kjerag
Pulpit Rock ©
Pulpit Rock
Gloppedalsura Scree
Gloppedalsura Scree

1
night
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 2nd (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Bakka Church, explore the striking landscape at Naeroyfjord, thenadmire the sheer force of Kjelfossen Waterfall, and finally see the interesting displays at Flaamsbana Museet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Brekkefossen, thendon't miss a visit to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Stegastein Lookout, and finally cruise along Aurlandsvegen.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Flam online journey planner.

Fly from Forsand Municipality to Flam in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Forsand Municipality in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Flam, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Flam

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Aurlandsvangen, Western Norway, Bakka Church, Kjelfossen Waterfall
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Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route ©
Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route
Stegastein Lookout ©
Stegastein Lookout

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Geiranger: Bergsetbreen (in Jostedal) and Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen) (in Stryn). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Geiranger Fjord, get great views at Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba, head outdoors with Active Geiranger, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Geiranger Church.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Geiranger trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Flam to Geiranger takes 9.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bergsetbreen, Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen)
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba ©
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters

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.
Spend the 10th (Fri) exploring at Hardangerfjord. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, examine the collection at Theta Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, and go for a walk through Stoltzekleiven.

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You can fly from Geiranger to Bergen in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daytime highs in Bergen are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Nature Museums
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Fish Market
Fish Market

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