18 days in Norway Itinerary

18 days in Norway Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Sandefjord
— 2 nights
2
Kristiansand
— 3 nights
3
Stavanger
— 2 nights
4
Bergen
— 2 nights
5
Flam
— 1 night
6
Jotunheimen
— 1 night
7
Alesund
— 5 nights

2
nights
Sandefjord

Sandefjord ©
Sandefjord is a city and municipality in Vestfold county, Norway. Venture out of the city with trips to Skien (Brekkeparken & The Telemark Canal). Pack the 9th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Foldvik Familypark. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Vestfoldmuseene IKS, Hvalfangstmuseet, take in nature's colorful creations at Bakgaarden, walk around Midtasen Sculpture Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Skjellvika.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sandefjord online itinerary planner.

Rome, Italy to Sandefjord is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Rome in August, plan for much colder days in Sandefjord, with highs around 66°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Kristiansand.

Things to do in Sandefjord

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Skien, Foldvik Familypark
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The Telemark Canal ©
The Telemark Canal
Foldvik Familypark ©
Foldvik Familypark
Brekkeparken ©
Brekkeparken

3
nights
Kristiansand

Kristiansand ©
Kristiansand, historically Christianssand / Christiansand, is a city and municipality in Norway. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): admire the local landmark of Otterdalsparken, then get outside with Fiskebrygga, then head off the coast to Odderoya, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kristiansand Domkirke. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Ravnedalen Naturpark, explore the landscape on two wheels at Baneheia, and then laugh and play at Aquarama Bad.

To find out how to plan a trip to Kristiansand, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Sandefjord to Kristiansand in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Kristiansand

Parks · Spas · Outdoors
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Ravnedalen Naturpark ©
Ravnedalen Naturpark
Fiskebrygga ©
Fiskebrygga
Baneheia ©
Baneheia

2
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.
On the 13th (Thu), explore the activities along Breiavatnet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Stavanger Cathedral, then get curious at Norwegian Petroleum Museum, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally get engrossed in the history at Norsk Hermetikkmuseum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Stavanger planner.

Traveling by flight from Kristiansand to Stavanger takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August in Stavanger, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums
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Flor & Fjære ©
Flor & Fjære
Norwegian Petroleum Museum ©
Norwegian Petroleum Museum
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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.
On the 16th (Sun), discover the deep blue sea with Gone Paddling AS, then look for gifts at Fabelflora, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with DMG GALLERY, take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market, and finally see the interesting displays at Theta Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bergen trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Stavanger to Bergen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Bergen can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Flam.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Gone Paddling AS
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Fish Market
Fish Market

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 18th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at FjordSafari, then examine the collection at Flaamsbana Museet, then admire the sheer force of Brekkefossen, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Rjoandefossen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route, enjoy breathtaking views from Stegastein Lookout, take in the dramatic scenery at Kjelfossen Waterfall, then pause for some serene contemplation at Bakka Church, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Naeroyfjord.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Flam day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Bergen to Flam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Jotunheimen.

Things to do in Flam

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Aurlandsvangen, Kjelfossen Waterfall, Bakka Church, Naeroyfjord
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FjordSafari ©
FjordSafari
Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route ©
Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route

1
night
Jotunheimen

Jotunheimen ©
On the 20th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Jotunheimen National Park.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Jotunheimen vacation app.

Traveling by car from Flam to Jotunheimen takes 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Jotunheimen are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Alesund.

Things to do in Jotunheimen

Parks · Nature
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Jotunheimen National Park ©
Jotunheimen National Park

5
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Romsdalseggen in Andalsnes (about 1h 50 min away). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Fjellstua Viewpoint, observe the fascinating underwater world at Atlantic Sea Park, get into the urban bustle at Tourist Cinema - View The Fjords, and hike along Borgernes veg and Aksla Stadion.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Alesund trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Jotunheimen to Alesund in 5 hours. Traveling from Jotunheimen in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 52°F in Alesund. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Alesund

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Romsdalseggen
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Romsdalseggen ©
Romsdalseggen
Fjellstua Viewpoint ©
Fjellstua Viewpoint
Hike Sukkertoppen the Sugar Top
Hike Sukkertoppen the Sugar Top

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