15 days in Western Norway Itinerary

15 days in Western Norway Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Norway tour planner
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Stavanger
— 5 nights
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Flam
— 2 nights
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Bremanger Municipality
— 2 nights
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Bergen
— 4 nights
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Stavanger — 5 nights

Oil Capital

The coastal city of Stavanger ranks among Norway's top culinary destinations, its fine restaurants and food fairs an increasingly popular attraction with impassioned foodies from around the globe.
Take a break from the city and head to Orre Beach and Ogna Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Borestranden Beach and Godalen Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Sele Beach (in Voll), Varhaug Old Churchyard (in Varhaug) and Ogna Church (in Sirevag). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Sjobadet Myklebust, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sande Beach, wander the streets of Ovre Holmegate, and look for gifts at byBrun.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Stavanger trip itinerary planning site.

San Francisco, USA to Stavanger is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Stavanger is 9 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in March, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Stavanger: temperatures range from 44°F by day to 34°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Flam.
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Flam — 2 nights

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.
On the 8th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at The Magic White Caves in Gudvangen, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bakka Church, then explore the activities along Naeroyfjord, and finally admire the sheer force of Kjelfossen Waterfall. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Memories from Flam, then get interesting insight from FjordSafari, and then see the interesting displays at Flamsbana Museet.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Flam trip itinerary builder app.

Fly from Stavanger to Flam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Stavanger in March, with highs in Flam at 37°F and lows at 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bremanger Municipality.
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Bremanger Municipality — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): kick back and relax at Vetvika and then take an in-depth tour of The Maloy Raid Center. Keep things going the next day: trek along Hornelen, kick back and relax at Grotlesanden, and then head off the coast to Bremangerlandet.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Bremanger Municipality journey planning website.

Traveling by car from Flam to Bremanger Municipality takes 4.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Flam in March: high temperatures in Bremanger Municipality hover around 43°F and lows are around 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bergen.
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Bergen — 4 nights

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.
Shop till you drop at Fish Market and DMG Gallery. Get some cultural insight at Bryggen and Blekk. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and view the masterpieces at Kunsthall 3.14.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bergen trip tool.

You can drive from Bremanger Municipality to Bergen in 4.5 hours. March in Bergen sees daily highs of 42°F and lows of 32°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can fly back home.
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Western Norway travel guide

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Mountains · Flea Markets · Piers & Boardwalks
Admire the mighty glaciers, traverse the scenic fjords, and visit the historical cities of Western Norway, the country's traditional gateway to the world. From ancient fishermen and fierce Vikings, to medieval traders and modern industry, the area's link with the sea has never been broken. Whatever the season, Western Norway offers an abundance of opportunities for sightseeing and vacation activities. The region is a great destination for hiking, cycling, skiing, or fishing, while the charming villages and small coastal towns offer peaceful, friendly hospitality. Throughout the region you can find superb examples of traditional wooden architecture, and the larger urban centers, like Bergen and Stavanger, combine modern facilities with historical monuments. The area is famous for its seafood and fresh mountain water, so make sure to sample the local specialties.
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