26 days in Norway Itinerary

26 days in Norway Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Stavanger
— 3 nights
2
Bergen
— 4 nights
3
Trondheim
— 4 nights
4
Tromso
— 4 nights
5
Oslo
— 8 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 Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge (in Jorpeland) and Borestranden Beach (in Kleppe). Pack the 9th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Kongeparken. There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Lysefjord, stroll through Sjobadet Myklebust, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and get a taste of the local shopping with Touscene.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Stavanger trip planner.

Gaborone, Botswana to Stavanger is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Africa Time (CAT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Gaborone in December: high temperatures in Stavanger hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandnes, Sjobadet Myklebust, Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge, Borestranden Beach, Kongeparken
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Lysefjord ©
Lysefjord
Kongeparken ©
Kongeparken
Sola Strand ©
Sola Strand

4
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.
Bergen is known for nature, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, explore the world behind art at KODE Art Museums of Bergen, don't miss a visit to Pepperkakebyen - The Worlds largest Gingerbread City, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bergen trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Stavanger to Bergen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Bergen can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Bergen

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

4
nights
Trondheim

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Trondheim is known for historic sites, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: fly down the slopes at Elgsethytta, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, see the sky in a new way at Vitensenteret i Trondheim, and snap pictures at Old Town Bridge.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Trondheim trip planner.

Getting from Bergen to Trondheim by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Bergen in December, with highs in Trondheim at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Trondheim

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Outdoors
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Vitensenteret i Trondheim ©
Vitensenteret i Trondheim
Elgsethytta ©
Elgsethytta
Spas

4
nights
Tromso

Tromso ©
The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tromso: Lyngseidet (Visit Lyngenfjord & Aurora Spirit). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Polar Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Arctic Cathedral, look and learn at Northern Norwegian Science Center, and snap pictures at Tromso Bridge.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tromso trip planner.

You can fly from Trondheim to Tromso in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Tromso can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Lyngseidet, The Arctic Cathedral
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Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet ©
Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Aurora Spirit ©
Aurora Spirit

8
nights
Oslo

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.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Fram Museum, stroll around Vigeland Park, see the interesting displays at The Ibsen Museum, and get in on the family fun at Norsk Folkemuseum.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Oslo trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Tromso to Oslo by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Tromso in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Oslo, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum

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