36 days in Bergen, Balestrand & Oslo Itinerary

36 days in Bergen, Balestrand & Oslo Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bergen
— 9 nights
2
Balestrand
— 10 nights
3
Oslo
— 14 nights

9
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bergen: Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall (in Norheimsund), Voss Municipality (Bordalsgjelet & VossVind Indoor Skydiving) and Fossen Bratte (in Eikedalen). Spend the 23rd (Sat) exploring at Hardangerfjord. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Bryggen, make a trip to Fish Market, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, and go for a walk through Stoltzekleiven.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bergen itinerary site.

Sydney, Australia to Bergen is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in May, with highs in Bergen at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Balestrand.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Voss Municipality, Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall, Fossen Bratte
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Fish Market
Fish Market

10
nights
Balestrand

Balestrand ©
Balestrand is a municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. Explore Balestrand's surroundings by going to Haugabreen Glacier walk (in Skei), Gamle Refsdal Kraftstasjon (in Vikoyri) and Forde (Huldefossen Waterfall & Hafstadkleiva). Spend the 1st (Mon) exploring nature at Jostedalsbreen National Park. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hove Stone Church, take a memorable drive along Gaularfjellet, explore the striking landscape at Jostedals Glacier, and admire all the interesting features of Aurlandsvegen.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Balestrand trip itinerary builder website.

You can ride a ferry from Bergen to Balestrand in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Balestrand are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Balestrand

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Sogn og Fjordane, Western Norway, Forde, Haugabreen Glacier walk, Gamle Refsdal Kraftstasjon
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Raudmelen ©
Raudmelen
Jostedalsbreen National Park ©
Jostedalsbreen National Park
Jostedals Glacier ©
Jostedals Glacier

14
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Oslo: Sem Church (in Tonsberg), Hallanderiet (in Son) and Oslofjordmuseet (in Vollen). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Fram Museum, explore the activities along Oslofjord, examine the collection at Holmenkollen Ski Museum, and step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Oslo online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Balestrand to Oslo takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Balestrand in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Oslo: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 23rd (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sem Church, Hallanderiet, Oslofjordmuseet
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum

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