30 days in Norway Itinerary

30 days in Norway Itinerary

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Start: Exeter
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Bergen
— 8 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Stavanger
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Kristiansand
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
4
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
5
Trondheim
— 1 night
Train + Bus:  5 h 45 min
6
Geiranger
— 2 nights
Bus + Train:  4 h 15 min
7
Lillehammer
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Oslo
— 9 nights
Fly + Train:  7 h 30 min
End: Exeter

8
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Bryggen and Bergenhus Fortress. Get a sense of the local culture at KODE Art Museums of Bergen and Gamle Bergen Museum - Bymuseet i Bergen. Spend the 4th (Mon) exploring at Hardangerfjord. There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at Fish Market, examine the collection at Theta Museum, take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, and get curious at VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bergen trip tool.

Exeter, UK to Bergen is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Exeter to Bergen is 1 hour. In September in Bergen, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Stavanger.

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

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.
Attractions like Borestranden Beach and Godalen Beach make great kid-friendly stops. We've included these beaches for you: Vaulen Beach and Sola Strand. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Old Stavanger, pause for some photo ops at Sverd i fjell, kick back and relax at Hellesto/Byberg/Skarasanden, and get curious at Norwegian Petroleum Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Stavanger journey planner.

You can fly from Bergen to Stavanger in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kristiansand.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hellesto/Byberg/Skarasanden, Borestranden Beach
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Borestranden Beach ©
Borestranden Beach
Old Stavanger ©
Old Stavanger
Norwegian Petroleum Museum ©
Norwegian Petroleum Museum

3
nights
Kristiansand

Kristiansand ©
Kristiansand, historically Christianssand / Christiansand, is a city and municipality in Norway. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): kick back and relax at Sjosanden, thengrab your bike and head to Baneheia, and then pause for some photo ops at Statue of Bernt Balchen. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Grimstad's Archipelago, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Homborsund Lighthouse, and then get to know the resident critters at Dyreparken.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kristiansand itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Stavanger to Kristiansand takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Kristiansand are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Kristiansand

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Grimstad, Sjosanden
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Dyreparken ©
Dyreparken
Grimstad's Archipelago ©
Grimstad's Archipelago
Baneheia ©
Baneheia

1
night
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): kick back and relax at Haukland Beach.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Leknes trip planner.

Fly from Kristiansand to Leknes in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. Traveling from Kristiansand in September, expect nights in Leknes to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are little chillier, around 14°C. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

The Glasblower At Vikten, Lofoten Island
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Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island

1
night
Trondheim

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): snap pictures at Old Town Bridge and then contemplate the long history of Nidaros Cathedral.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Trondheim day trip planning app.

You can fly from Leknes to Trondheim in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or drive. September in Trondheim sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Trondheim

Historic Sites
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Nidaros Cathedral ©
Nidaros Cathedral
Old Town Bridge ©
Old Town Bridge

2
nights
Geiranger

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
On the 18th (Mon), look for gifts at Geiranger Sjokolade, admire all the interesting features of Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, thenexplore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord, thenmake a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger, and finally see the interesting displays at Norwegian Fjord Centre.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Geiranger trip itinerary maker app.

Do a combination of train and bus from Trondheim to Geiranger in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Geiranger can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lillehammer.

Things to do in Geiranger

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen ©
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen
Norwegian Fjord Centre ©
Norwegian Fjord Centre

2
nights
Lillehammer

Lillehammer ©
Lillehammer is a town and municipality in Oppland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the galleries of Sigrid Undset's Home Bjerkebaek and then enjoy some diversion at Lillehammer Olympic Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Hunderfossen Eventypark.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Lillehammer tour planner.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Geiranger to Lillehammer in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Geiranger in September, expect Lillehammer to be slightly colder, temps between 13°C and 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Oslo.

Things to do in Lillehammer

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums
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Hunderfossen Eventypark ©
Hunderfossen Eventypark
Lillehammer Olympic Park ©
Lillehammer Olympic Park

9
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Viking Ship Museum and Kon-Tiki Museum. Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and Oslomarka will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Fram Museum, admire the masterpieces at Munch Museum, find something for the whole family at Norsk Folkemuseum, and see the interesting displays at The Ibsen Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Oslo vacation planner.

You can drive from Lillehammer to Oslo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Lillehammer, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Oslo, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

TusenFryd
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

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