24 days in Ireland, Norway & Amsterdam Itinerary

24 days in Ireland, Norway & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Oslo, Norway
— 1 night
2
Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
3
Flam, Norway
— 1 night
4
Solvorn, Norway
— Few hours
5
Geiranger, Norway
— 2 nights
6
Alesund, Norway
— 1 night
7
Heroy Municipality, Norway
— Few hours
8
Loen, Norway
— 2 nights
9
Balestrand, Norway
— 1 night
10
Bergen, Norway
— Few hours
11
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
12
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
13
Cork, Ireland
— 2 nights
14
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 2 nights


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1
night
Oslo, Norway

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): stroll around Vigeland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, see the interesting displays at Kon-Tiki Museum, and then find something for the whole family at Norsk Folkemuseum.

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New York City, USA to Oslo is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Oslo due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in May: high temperatures in Oslo hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum
Vigeland Park ©
Vigeland Park

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Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, hunt for treasures at Fish Market, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, thentake in the awesome beauty at Ulriken, and finally go for a walk through Stoltzekleiven.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bergen online journey planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Bergen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Bergen are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Flam.

Things to do in Bergen

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

1
night
Flam, Norway

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.
You've now added Viking Valley (Njardarheimr) to your itinerary. On the 9th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route, enjoy breathtaking views from Stegastein Lookout, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Bakka Church, and finally deepen your understanding of the past and present with Viking Valley (Njardarheimr).

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Flam trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Bergen to Flam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Solvorn.

Things to do in Flam

Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aurlandsvangen, Bakka Church, Viking Valley (Njardarheimr)
Find places to stay May 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Viking Valley (Njardarheimr) ©
Viking Valley (Njardarheimr)
Stegastein Lookout ©
Stegastein Lookout
Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route ©
Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route

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hours
Solvorn, Norway

Solvorn
To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Solvorn road trip planning website.

You can drive from Flam to Solvorn in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will leave for Geiranger on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Solvorn

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Geiranger, Norway

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): cruise along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, stop by Geiranger Sjokolade, thenadmire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, thenmake a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Flydalsjuvet.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, use the Geiranger trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Solvorn to Geiranger takes 5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Geiranger are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Alesund.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Outdoors
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The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen ©
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen
Flydalsjuvet ©
Flydalsjuvet

1
night
Alesund, Norway

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.
Atlantic Sea Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Atlantic Sea Park, thendon't miss a visit to Fjellstua Viewpoint, and then visit a coastal fixture at Alnes Lighthouse.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Alesund online day trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Geiranger to Alesund in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Heroy Municipality.

Things to do in Alesund

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
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Alnes Lighthouse ©
Alnes Lighthouse
Fjellstua Viewpoint ©
Fjellstua Viewpoint

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hours
Heroy Municipality, Norway

Heroy Municipality ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hakallegarden as well as Runde Fuglereservat. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): experience rural life at Hakallegarden, enjoy the sea views from Runde Lighthouse, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Runde Fuglereservat.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Heroy Municipality trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Alesund to Heroy Municipality takes 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Loen.

Things to do in Heroy Municipality

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hakallegarden
Find places to stay May 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Runde Fuglereservat ©
Runde Fuglereservat
Hakallegarden ©
Hakallegarden

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nights
Loen, Norway

Loen ©
Loen is a village in Stryn Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Olden kyrkje, contemplate the long history of Olden, thenadmire the sheer force of Tvinnefossen Waterfall, and finally gain insight at Jostedalsbreen National Park Centre.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Loen trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Heroy Municipality to Loen takes 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Loen can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will leave for Balestrand on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Loen

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Stryn, Olden kyrkje
Find places to stay May 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Olden ©
Olden
Tvinnefossen Waterfall ©
Tvinnefossen Waterfall
Jostedalsbreen National Park Centre ©
Jostedalsbreen National Park Centre

1
night
Balestrand, Norway

Balestrand
Balestrand is a municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. You can plan Balestrand trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Loen to Balestrand takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Loen in May, you will find days in Balestrand are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). You will leave for Bergen on the 16th (Thu).

Things to do in Balestrand

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
On the 16th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Rosenkrantz Tower - Bymuseet i Bergen.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bergen day trip planning tool.

You can ride a ferry from Balestrand to Bergen in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Highlights from your plan
Rosenkrantz Tower - Bymuseet i Bergen ©
Rosenkrantz Tower - Bymuseet i Bergen

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights)). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, make a trip to Anne Frank House, and shop like a local with Leidseplein.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam route planning app.

Traveling by flight from Bergen to Amsterdam takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. When traveling from Bergen in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Amsterdam, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Hague
Find places to stay May 16 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): browse the collection at Marsh's Library, don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, thenstroll around St Stephens Green, thenexamine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, and finally steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. On the next day, make a trip to The Spire, thenbrowse the collection at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, thenget the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally walk around Phoenix Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dublin trip planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Dublin by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Dublin is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Dublin when traveling from Amsterdam in May, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Highlights from your plan
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

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Cork, Ireland

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens, explore the galleries of Cork City Gaol, thenbrush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Midleton, thensee the interesting displays at Titanic Experience Cobh, and finally contemplate the long history of Charles Fort. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Spike Island, thensteep yourself in history at Titanic Memorial Garden, and then get to know the resident critters at Fota Wildlife Park.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cork route builder website.

You can drive from Dublin to Cork in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May in Cork, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Cobh, Jameson Distillery Midleton, Fota Wildlife Park, Charles Fort
Find places to stay May 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Fota Wildlife Park ©
Fota Wildlife Park
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

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Kilkenny, Ireland

Kilkenny ©
The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Rock of Cashel, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, thenadmire the natural beauty at Rothe House and Garden, thensample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): examine the collection at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, walk around Irish National Heritage Park, and then explore the galleries of Hook Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny trip builder tool.

Getting from Cork to Kilkenny by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, Hook Lighthouse, Rock of Cashel, Irish National Heritage Park
Find places to stay May 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Irish National Heritage Park ©
Irish National Heritage Park

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