10 days in Norway Itinerary

10 days in Norway Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Norway trip planner
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Fly to Tromsø Airport, Drive to Alta
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Alta
— 1 night
Fly
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Oslo
— 3 nights
Fly to Alesund, Ferry to Geiranger
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Geiranger
— 1 night
Drive
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Bergen
— 1 night
Fly

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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.
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Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
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Oslo — 3 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum and Vigeland Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum) and Astrup Fearnley Museet. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Fram Museum, examine the collection at The Ibsen Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, and step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

Before you visit Oslo, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Alta to Oslo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Alta in May, expect nights in Oslo to be about the same, around 38°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Geiranger.
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Geiranger — 1 night

Pearl of the North

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), contemplate the waterfront views 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.
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Bergen — 1 night

City of Seven Mountains

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): take a leisurely stroll along 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.
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Norway travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Art 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.
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