42 days in Norway Itinerary

42 days in Norway Itinerary

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1
Forsand Municipality
— 1 night
2
Kristiansand
— 5 nights
3
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 4 nights
4
Trondheim
— 5 nights
5
Geiranger
— 2 nights
6
Flam
— 4 nights
7
Bergen
— 6 nights
8
Gressvik
— 1 night
9
Oslo
— 9 nights

1
night
Forsand Municipality

Forsand Municipality ©
With a cluster of villages surrounded by untouched nature, Forsand Municipality is a great destination for those looking to immerse themselves in scenic surroundings, far from the city bustle.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): hike along Hike from Grauthedlar to Lysebotn and then take some stellar pictures from Pulpit Rock. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Byrkjedalstunet Lys and then take in the awesome beauty at Kjerag.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Forsand Municipality trip itinerary builder app.

Doha, Qatar to Forsand Municipality is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Doha in July, with highs in Forsand Municipality at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kristiansand.

Things to do in Forsand Municipality

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Byrkjedalstunet Lys
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Kjerag ©
Kjerag
Byrkjedalstunet Lys ©
Byrkjedalstunet Lys
Hike from Grauthedlar to Lysebotn ©
Hike from Grauthedlar to Lysebotn

5
nights
Kristiansand

Kristiansand ©
Kristiansand, historically Christianssand / Christiansand, is a city and municipality in Norway. Hillestad Gallery and Galleri Knapstad are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Pyramidehuset Art Gallery - Birte Lohne and Galleri Bi-Z. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kristiansand: Grimstad's Archipelago (in Grimstad), Sjosanden (in Mandal) and Naes Ironworks Museum (in Tvedestrand). The adventure continues: see human ingenuity at work at Jegersberg HIking Trail, get outside with Fiskebrygga, get to know the resident critters at Dyreparken, and look for all kinds of wild species at Ravnedalen Naturpark.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kristiansand day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Forsand Municipality to Kristiansand takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July in Kristiansand, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Kristiansand

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Grimstad's Archipelago, Sjosanden, Naes Ironworks Museum, Hillestad Gallery
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Ravnedalen Naturpark ©
Ravnedalen Naturpark
Grimstad's Archipelago ©
Grimstad's Archipelago
Baneheia ©
Baneheia

4
nights
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Do your shopping at The Glasblower At Vikten and Galleri2. Let the collections at Lofotr Viking Museum and Lofoten Stockfish Museum capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Nusfjord Fishing Village (in Nusfjord) and Rambergstranda (in Ramberg). The adventure continues: stroll through Haukland Beach, step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, appreciate the views at Himmeltinden, and pick up some local products at Lofoten Gaardsysteri.

For reviews and more tourist information, read Leknes driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Kristiansand to Leknes in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. When traveling from Kristiansand in August, plan for little chillier days in Leknes, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Leknes

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Ramberg, Vestvagoy, Hiking on the hills, Lofotr Viking Museum, Nusfjord Fishing Village
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Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Lofoten Island ©
Lofoten Island
Uttakleiv Beach
Uttakleiv Beach

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.
Appreciate the collections at Galleri Fenka and YellowKorner. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bakklandet and Klokkarstu, Galleri-Verksted-Kunstbutikk. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Trondheim: Kortmann Lysfabrikk (in Asen) and Levanger (Galleri Carrie & Falstadsenteret). And it doesn't end there: hike along Trondheim par3golf, examine the collection at Rockheim, take in the views from Old Town Bridge, and buy something for everyone on your list at Trondheim Torg.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Trondheim tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Leknes to Trondheim takes 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 °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Trondheim

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Levanger, Kortmann Lysfabrikk, Klokkarstu, Galleri-Verksted-Kunstbutikk
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Galleri Fenka ©
Galleri Fenka
Falstadsenteret ©
Falstadsenteret
Bakklandet ©
Bakklandet

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.
Visiting Geiranger Fjord and Flydalsjuvet will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, cruise along Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, look for gifts at Geiranger Sjokolade, and get great views at Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Geiranger trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Trondheim to Geiranger takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. August in Geiranger sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Flam.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
eMobility Geiranger ©
eMobility Geiranger

4
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.
Get outdoors at Naeroyfjord and Flam Hiking AS. Gamle Laerdalsoeyri and Flaamsbana Museet are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Flam side-trips: Stalheimskleiva (in Stalheim), Borgund Stave Church (in Laerdalsoyri) and Hallingskarvet National Park (in Geilo). There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Stegastein Lookout, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Flam Church, stop by Merete Rein Glasblaseri og Galleri, and admire the sheer force of Brekkefossen.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Flam trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Geiranger to Flam by combination of ferry and bus takes about 9.5 hours. In August in Flam, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bergen.

Things to do in Flam

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Laerdalsoyri, Aurlandsvangen, Stalheimskleiva, Hallingskarvet National Park, Naeroyfjord
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Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Hallingskarvet National Park ©
Hallingskarvet National Park
Stalheimskleiva ©
Stalheimskleiva

6
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.
Bryggen and DMG GALLERY are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Kunsthuset Kabuso and Baroniet Rosendal will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Bergen's surroundings by going to Artgallery G Guddal (in Rosendal) and Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall (in Norheimsund). There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fish Market, look for gifts at The White House of Candles, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, and steep yourself in history at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Bergen trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Flam to Bergen by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gressvik.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Rosendal, The White House of Candles, Kunsthuset Kabuso, Hardanger Maritime Museum, Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Fish Market
Fish Market

1
night
Gressvik

Gressvik ©
Gressvik is a village located in the municipality of Fredrikstad, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): kick back and relax at Maerrapanna Bathing and Recreational Area, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Foten Beach, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Fredrikstad Military Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Rygge Church, kick back and relax at Larkollen Beach, and then kick back and relax at Saltholmen.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Gressvik attractions app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bergen to Gressvik. In August in Gressvik, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Gressvik

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Rygge Municipality, Saltholmen, Fredrikstad Military Cemetery
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Foten Beach ©
Foten Beach
Saltholmen
Saltholmen
Rygge Church ©
Rygge Church

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.
Viking Ship Museum and Vigeland Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Fram Museum and Kon-Tiki Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), explore the galleries of Norsk Folkemuseum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, and stroll through Huk.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Oslo road trip planner.

Getting from Gressvik to Oslo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Gressvik in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Oslo, with lows of °C. On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum

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