17 days in Western Norway Itinerary

17 days in Western Norway Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Geiranger
— 3 nights
2
Stryn
— 1 night
3
Aurlandsvangen
— 3 nights
4
Bergen
— 6 nights
5
Stavanger
— 3 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Seven Sisters and Flydalsjuvet. Explore Geiranger's surroundings by going to Kraft- og skredsenteret (in Tafjord), Gudbrandsjuvet (in Valldal) and Stordal Alpinsenter Arena Overoye (in Stordal). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Active Geiranger, make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger, pause for some serene contemplation at Geiranger Church, and examine the collection at Norwegian Fjord Centre.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Geiranger trip itinerary planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to Geiranger is an approximately 12-hour flight. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Frankfurt in June; daily highs in Geiranger reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Stryn.

Things to do in Geiranger

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kraft- og skredsenteret, Gudbrandsjuvet, Stordal Alpinsenter Arena Overoye
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The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Active Geiranger ©
Active Geiranger
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen ©
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen

1
night
Stryn

Stryn ©
Stryn is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get outside with Eduardo Juan, steep yourself in history at Olden, thentake in the pleasant sights at Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Olden kyrkje.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Stryn trip planner.

You can drive from Geiranger to Stryn in 1.5 hours. In June in Stryn, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Aurlandsvangen.

Things to do in Stryn

Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Eduardo Juan, Olden kyrkje
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Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen) ©
Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen)
Olden ©
Olden
Olden kyrkje ©
Olden kyrkje

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nights
Aurlandsvangen

Aurlandsvangen ©
Aurlandsvangen is the administrative center of the municipality of Aurland in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Stegastein Lookout and Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aurlandsvangen: Vindhellavegen (in Borgund), Kjelfossen Waterfall (in Gudvangen) and Laerdalsoyri (Borgund Stave Church & Stodnafossen Waterfalls). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Naeroyfjord, take an in-depth tour of Center for Local History, cruise along Aurlandsvegen, and pause for some serene contemplation at Bakka Church.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Aurlandsvangen trip app.

Traveling by bus from Stryn to Aurlandsvangen takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and taxi. Traveling from Stryn in June, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Aurlandsvangen. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Bergen.

Things to do in Aurlandsvangen

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Laerdalsoyri, Aurland Municipality, Western Norway, Flam, Vindhellavegen
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Stegastein Lookout ©
Stegastein Lookout
Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route ©
Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route
Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum and Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene. Explore Bergen's surroundings by going to Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall (in Norheimsund), Voss Municipality (Bordalsgjelet & Tvindefossen) and Vangsvatnet (in Vossevangen). Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring at Hardangerfjord. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Stoltzekleiven, learn about all things military at Bergenhus Festningsmuesum, admire the natural beauty at Leprosy Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St John's Church.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bergen online travel planner.

Getting from Aurlandsvangen to Bergen by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Voss Municipality, Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall
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Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Tvindefossen ©
Tvindefossen
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene ©
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Flor & Fjære and Sola Strand. Go for a jaunt from Stavanger to Sandnes to see Dalsnuten about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the engaging exhibits at Norsk Hermetikkmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Stavanger Maritime Museum, appreciate the history behind Sverd i fjell, and admire the masterpieces at Reidar Berge museet.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Stavanger attractions planner.

Getting from Bergen to Stavanger by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Dalsnuten
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Flor & Fjære ©
Flor & Fjære
Sola Strand ©
Sola Strand
Norsk Hermetikkmuseum ©
Norsk Hermetikkmuseum

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