41 days in Norway Itinerary

41 days in Norway Itinerary

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41 days in Norway Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Tromso
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Bodo
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Trondheim
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Andalsnes
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Geiranger
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Stryn
— 4 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Bergen
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Odda
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry:  3​h 45​min
9
Stavanger
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Forsand Municipality
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
11
Oslo
— 7 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Cairo

4
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.
Tromso is known for nightlife, wildlife, museums, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Arctic Cathedral, examine the collection at Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet, and explore the striking landscape at Tromso Fjords.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tromso trip planner .

Cairo, Egypt to Tromso is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Tromso. In November, Tromso is much colder than Cairo - with highs of 2°C and lows of -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Bodo.

Things to do in Tromso

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral

3
nights
Bodo

Bodo ©
Bodo is known for museums, wildlife, beaches, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Ronvik, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ronvik Church, brush up on your military savvy at Norsk Luftfartsmuseum, and get lost in a book at Stormen library.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bodo travel site .

Traveling by flight from Tromso to Bodo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Bodo

Museums Parks Shopping
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Norsk Luftfartsmuseum ©
Norsk Luftfartsmuseum
Valnesfossen ©
Valnesfossen
Mjelle ©
Mjelle

4
nights
Trondheim

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Trondheim: Stjordal Public Library (in Stjordal), Thamshavn Railway (in Lokken) and Falstadsenteret (in Levanger). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Nidaros Cathedral, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at Norwegian Deaf Museum, and glide through natural beauty at Elgsethytta.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Trondheim trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Bodo to Trondheim in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Andalsnes.

Things to do in Trondheim

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Stjordal Public Library, Falstadsenteret, Thamshavn Railway
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The Armoury Rustkammeret ©
The Armoury Rustkammeret
Nidaros Cathedral ©
Nidaros Cathedral
Elgsethytta ©
Elgsethytta

3
nights
Andalsnes

Andalsnes ©
Andalsnes is a town in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Andalsnes: Avdemsbue (in Lesja Municipality), Mardalsfossen (in Nesset Municipality) and Hoyt & Lavt Bjorli (in Bjorli). The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of Trollstigen, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Romsdalen Valley, admire the sheer force of Stigfossen Waterfall, and see the interesting displays at Norwegian Mountaineering Centre.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Andalsnes trip maker tool .

You can drive from Trondheim to Andalsnes in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Trondheim in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 0°C in Andalsnes. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Geiranger.

Things to do in Andalsnes

Outdoors Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Lesja Municipality, Mardalsfossen, The Romsdalen Valley, Trollstigen
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Romsdalseggen ©
Romsdalseggen
Trollstigen ©
Trollstigen
Mardalsfossen ©
Mardalsfossen

3
nights
Geiranger

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Geiranger is known for nature, scenic drive, outdoors, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Geiranger Fjord, make a trip to Fossevandring Geiranger, examine the collection at Norwegian Fjord Centre, and explore and take pictures at Ornevegen - Ornesvingen.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Geiranger itinerary tool .

Getting from Andalsnes to Geiranger by car takes about 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Stryn.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba ©
Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters

4
nights
Stryn

Stryn ©
Stryn is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. Change things up with these side-trips from Stryn: Volda Ski Centre (in Volda), Sunnylven Church (in Hellesylt) and Slogen (in Alesund). And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen), snap pictures at Horndola Bridge, admire all the interesting features of Lovatnet, and don't miss a visit to Selja Kloster, Selje.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Stryn trip itinerary website .

Drive from Geiranger to Stryn in 1.5 hours. December in Stryn sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Stryn

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Selje, Horndola Bridge, Strandafjellet Skisenter, Sunnylven Church, Volda Ski Centre
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Lovatnet ©
Lovatnet
Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen) ©
Slogen ©
Slogen

4
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.
Spend the 15th (Sun) exploring at Hardangerfjord. And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Bryggen, examine the collection at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Lovstaken, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bergen route planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Stryn to Bergen in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. December in Bergen sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Odda.

Things to do in Bergen

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Iskanten
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

2
nights
Odda

Odda ©
Odda is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): examine the collection at Edvard Grieg's Composer's Cabin and then make a trip to Trolltunga. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Malmangernuten (889 moh) and then contemplate the long history of Artgallery G Guddal.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Odda trip maker app .

Drive from Bergen to Odda in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Bergen in December, expect Odda to be little chillier, temps between 2°C and -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Odda

Outdoors Nature Trails

Side Trips

Rosendal, Edvard Grieg's Composer's Cabin
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Artgallery G Guddal ©
Artgallery G Guddal
Trolltunga ©
Trolltunga

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.
Explore Stavanger's surroundings by going to Borestranden Beach (in Kleppe), Varhaug Old Churchyard (in Varhaug) and Orre Beach (in Orre). The adventure continues: admire the verdant scenery at Lysefjord, appreciate the history behind Sverd i fjell, have fun at DNB Arena, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sjobadet Myklebust.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Stavanger trip maker app .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Odda to Stavanger in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. When traveling from Odda in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Stavanger: temperatures range from 7°C by day to 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Forsand Municipality.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sande Beach, Orre Beach, Vedafjell, Sjobadet Myklebust, Borestranden Beach
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Lysefjord ©
Lysefjord
Old Stavanger ©
Old Stavanger
Norwegian Petroleum Museum ©
Norwegian Petroleum Museum

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Hogsfjorden, get great views at Pulpit Rock, and then go for a walk through Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Kjerag and then explore the striking landscape at Gloppedalsura Scree.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Forsand Municipality trip planner .

Traveling by car from Stavanger to Forsand Municipality takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Forsand Municipality can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Forsand Municipality

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Solspeilet - The Norwegian Stonehenge, Gloppedalsura Scree, Hogsfjorden
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Pulpit Rock ©
Pulpit Rock
Kjerag ©
Kjerag
Hogsfjorden ©
Hogsfjorden

7
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.
Explore Oslo's surroundings by going to Hallanderiet (in Son) and Ferner Jacobsen AS (in Fredrikstad). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, take an in-depth tour of Fram Museum, explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), and examine the collection at Viking Ship Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Oslo trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Forsand Municipality to Oslo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Oslo when traveling from Forsand Municipality in December, with lows around -5°C. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ferner Jacobsen AS, Hallanderiet
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

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