19 days in Norway Itinerary

19 days in Norway Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Zwevegem
Drive + Ferry:  7 h 30 min
1
Oslo
— 8 nights
Drive:  25 h
2
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 15 min
3
Tromso
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Bergen
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Stavanger
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
End: Zwevegem

8
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.
Visit Norsk Folkemuseum and Oslomarka for their historical value. Viking Ship Museum and Vigeland Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Gullich in Son (about 50 minutes away). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), kick back and relax at Soerenga Public Pool, stroll through Huk, and ski along the peaceful trails at Nordmarka.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Oslo day trip planner.

Zwevegem, Belgium to Oslo is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Zwevegem in May, plan for little chillier nights in Oslo, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Gullich
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

1
night
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes ©
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take a leisurely stroll along Nusfjord Fishing Village, look for gifts at Lofoten Gaver og Brukskunst AS, then get engrossed in the history at Lofotr Viking Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Haukland Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Leknes road trip tool.

Fly from Oslo to Leknes in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Oslo in May: highs in Leknes hover around 10°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Leknes

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Nusfjord Fishing Village, Lofotr Viking Museum
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Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Lofotr Viking Museum ©
Lofotr Viking Museum
Nusfjord Fishing Village ©
Nusfjord Fishing Village

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Arctic Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Telegrafbukta Beach, then admire the striking features of Polaria, and then examine the collection at The Polar Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tromso tour planner.

Getting from Leknes to Tromso by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May in Tromso, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Tromso

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral
Telegrafbukta Beach ©
Telegrafbukta Beach

1
night
Bergen

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): view the masterpieces at DMG GALLERY, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, then get to know the fascinating history of Bryggen, then examine the collection at Theta Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bergen day trip planner.

Getting from Tromso to Bergen by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tromso in May: high temperatures in Bergen hover around 15°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Bergen

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum

4
nights
Stavanger

Stavanger ©
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 Borestranden Beach and Sande Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Norwegian Petroleum Museum and Stavanger Maritime Museum. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Rogaland Arboret, appreciate the views at Lysefjord, shop like a local with Galleri Gann, and wander the streets of Ovre Holmegate.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Stavanger online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bergen to Stavanger takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandnes, Sande Beach, Borestranden Beach
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Sola Strand ©
Sola Strand
Lysefjord ©
Lysefjord
Borestranden Beach ©
Borestranden Beach

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