10 days in Norway Itinerary

10 days in Norway Itinerary

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Fly to Tromsø Airport, Drive to Alta
— 1 night
— 3 nights
Fly to Alesund, Ferry to Geiranger
— 1 night
— 1 night


Alta — 1 night

Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Northern Lights Cathedral, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then get a new perspective on nature at Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Tirpitz Museum and then pause for some serene contemplation at Kafjord Church.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Alta road trip planning website.

Boston, USA to Alta is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Boston to Alta, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Boston in May, with highs in Alta at 49°F and lows at 36°F. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Oslo.
Museums · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites
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Oslo — 3 nights

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum and Vigeland Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum) and Fram Museum. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, admire the masterpieces at Munch Museum, see the interesting displays at Kon-Tiki Museum, and explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Oslo trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Alta to Oslo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Alta, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Oslo, ranging from highs of 60°F to lows of 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Geiranger.
Museums · Historic Sites
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Geiranger — 1 night

Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
On the 9th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord. Keep things going the next day: stop by Geiranger Sjokolade, get a tailor-made plan with eMobility Geiranger, take in the dramatic scenery at The Seven Sisters, don't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger, then explore the stunning scenery at Flydalsjuvet, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Geiranger Church.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Geiranger trip itinerary maker app.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Oslo to Geiranger in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in May, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bergen.
Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors
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Bergen — 1 night

A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Bryggen, take in the exciting artwork at Dmg Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, and finally explore the world behind art at KODE Art Museums of Bergen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): trek along Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken, contemplate the long history of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, and then get a taste of local nightlife at Magic Ice Bar Bergen.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bergen vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Geiranger to Bergen takes 7.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Bergen can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Norway travel guide

History Museums · Nightlife · Specialty Museums
Land of the Midnight Sun
Take a trip up north and visit Norway, the land of fjords, northern lights, unspoiled nature, and friendly communities. Norway is a haven for holidaymakers who enjoy the outdoors, with numerous resorts for downhill skiing and snowboarding, as well as countless trails for hiking in the summer or dog sledding and cross-country skiing in the winter. Norway's cities combine historical and modern architecture and feature a selection of museums, art galleries, and performance venues. Meanwhile, traditional ways of life, local customs, and crafts are celebrated in many open-air and ethnological museums across the land. Even though the country has a modern and elaborate system of roads, Norway continues to foster its ancient connection with the sea. Take to the waters yourself with tours of the scenic coast, fjords, or whale watching.