37 days in Norway Itinerary

37 days in Norway Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bergen
— 4 nights
2
Voss Municipality
— 2 nights
3
Flam
— 2 nights
4
Rjukan
— 2 nights
5
Oslo
— 6 nights
6
Roros
— 2 nights
7
Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen
— 2 nights
8
Tromso
— 3 nights
9
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 4 nights
10
Trondheim
— 5 nights
11
Geiranger
— 4 nights

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.
Visit Bryggen and Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum for their historical value. Get outdoors at Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken and Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall. Get out of town with these interesting Bergen side-trips: Fossen Bratte (in Eikedalen) and Gone Paddling AS (in Herdla). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Museum Lepramuseet St. Jorgens Hospital, get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market, and see the interesting displays at Gamle Bergen Museum - Bymuseet i Bergen.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bergen trip tool.

Stavanger to Bergen is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or take a train. July in Bergen sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Voss Municipality.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Fossen Bratte, Gone Paddling AS, Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall
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Museum Lepramuseet St. Jorgens Hospital ©
Museum Lepramuseet St. Jorgens Hospital
Gone Paddling AS ©
Gone Paddling AS
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum

2
nights
Voss Municipality

Voss Municipality ©
A vacation in Voss Municipality offers great opportunities for bird-watchers--more than 155 avian species live in the region, including the great egret and the European hobby.
On the 31st (Fri), cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydive Voss, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then get outside with VossVind Indoor Skydiving. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Tvindefossen, find something for the whole family at Voss Active High Rope & Zip-Line Park, then take in the views from Hardanger Bridge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eidfjord Church.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Voss Municipality route builder tool.

You can drive from Bergen to Voss Municipality in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Voss Municipality can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Flam.

Things to do in Voss Municipality

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Voss Active High Rope & Zip-Line Park, Eidfjord Church, Hardanger Bridge
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Skydive Voss ©
Skydive Voss
Kayaking & Canoeing
Tvindefossen ©
Tvindefossen

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Stegastein Lookout, then make a trip to Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Borgund Stave Church, and finally take a stroll through Gamle Laerdalsoeyri. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Brekkefossen, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then examine the collection at Flaamsbana Museet, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Naeroyfjord.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Flam road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Voss Municipality to Flam in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Rjukan.

Things to do in Flam

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aurlandsvangen, Laerdalsoyri, Naeroyfjord
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Brekkefossen ©
Brekkefossen
Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Flaamsbana Museet ©
Flaamsbana Museet

2
nights
Rjukan

Rjukan ©
Rjukan is a town and the administrative centre of Tinn municipality in Telemark, Norway. On the 4th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Heddal Stave Church, take in the awesome beauty at Gaustatoppen, and then hit the slopes at Gaustabanen. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter, examine the collection at Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum, and then fly down the slopes at Krossobanen.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rjukan trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Flam to Rjukan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. When traveling from Flam in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rjukan: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Oslo.

Things to do in Rjukan

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Heddal Stave Church
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Heddal Stave Church ©
Heddal Stave Church
Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter ©
Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter
Gaustabanen ©
Gaustabanen

6
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and Oslomarka. Discover out-of-the-way places like Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum and Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, stroll around Vigeland Park, examine the collection at Fram Museum, and get in on the family fun at Norsk Folkemuseum.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Oslo sightseeing site.

Traveling by car from Rjukan to Oslo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Roros.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum ©
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum

2
nights
Roros

Roros ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get a dose of the wild on Roros Husky Day Tours, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roros Church, and then take an in-depth tour of Roros Museum Smelthytta. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Slegghaugan and then examine the collection at Roros Museum Olav's Mine.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Roros day trip planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Roros in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Oslo in August; daily highs in Roros reach 18°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Longyearbyen.

Things to do in Roros

Museums · Nature · Historic Sites
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Roros Church ©
Roros Church
Roros Museum Smelthytta ©
Roros Museum Smelthytta

2
nights
Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen

Longyearbyen ©
A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): see the interesting displays at North Pole Expedition Museum, then see the interesting displays at Svalbard Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svalbard Kirke. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): take in the local highlights with Better Moments and then head outdoors with Spitzbergen Outdoor Activities.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Longyearbyen driving holiday tool.

You can fly from Roros to Longyearbyen in 7 hours. When traveling from Roros in August, plan for slightly colder days in Longyearbyen, with highs around 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Longyearbyen

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Svalbard Kirke ©
Svalbard Kirke
Better Moments ©
Better Moments
North Pole Expedition Museum ©
North Pole Expedition Museum

3
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.
Visiting Polar Charter and Tromso Fjords will get you outdoors. Appreciate the collections at Northern Norwegian Science Center and Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Tromso Botaniske Hage, pause for some photo ops at Memorial to Deportation of Jews of Tromso, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Arctic Cathedral, and test your problem-solving skills at Arctic Escape.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tromso route builder tool.

You can fly from Longyearbyen to Tromso in 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Longyearbyen in August; daily highs in Tromso reach 16°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
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Polar Charter ©
Polar Charter
Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords
Perspektivet Museum ©
Perspektivet Museum

4
nights
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. We've included these beaches for you: Haukland Beach and Kvalvika Beach. Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum and Smeden i Sund/Sund Fiskerimuseum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Leknes: Reinebringen (in Reine) and Svolvaer (Northern Norway Art Centre, Fishing Charters & Tours, &more). And it doesn't end there: cruise along Uttakleiv Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Flakstad Church, and step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Leknes online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Tromso to Leknes in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Leknes can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Leknes

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Svolvaer, Kvalvika Beach, Reinebringen, Lofoten Island, Smeden i Sund/Sund Fiskerimuseum
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Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Lofoten Lights ©
Lofoten Lights

5
nights
Trondheim

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Kristiansten Fortress and Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Head to Babel Bok and Galleri Hannefor some retail therapy. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Bakklandet, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bymarka, see the interesting displays at Erkebispegarden (Archbishop's Palace), and steep yourself in history at Jewish Museum Trondheim.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Trondheim itinerary planner.

You can fly from Leknes to Trondheim in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or drive. When traveling from Leknes in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Trondheim: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Trondheim

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Rockheim ©
Rockheim
Kristiansten Fortress ©
Kristiansten Fortress
Bakklandet ©
Bakklandet

4
nights
Geiranger

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Take a break from the city and head to Geiranger Fjord and Flydalsjuvet. Norwegian Fjord Centre and Geiranger Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Geiranger side-trips: Valldal (Gudbrandsjuvet & Valldal Aktivitetspark). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at The Seven Sisters, don't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger, take a memorable drive along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, and explore the activities along Mollsvatnet.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Geiranger trip planner.

Getting from Trondheim to Geiranger by combination of train and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Valldal
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Gudbrandsjuvet ©
Gudbrandsjuvet
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord

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