17 days in Oslo, Western Norway & Lillehammer Itinerary

17 days in Oslo, Western Norway & Lillehammer Itinerary

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Start: Tulsa
Fly:  17 h 15 min
1
Oslo
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h 30 min
2
Tyssedal
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Bergen
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Flam
— 2 nights
Bus:  4 h 30 min
5
Loen
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Geiranger
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Alesund
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h 30 min
8
Lillehammer
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 15 min
9
Oslo
— 1 night
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Tulsa

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): hike along Sognsvann Lake and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oslomarka.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Oslo online trip itinerary maker.

Tulsa, USA to Oslo is an approximately 18- hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Tulsa in May, expect nights in Oslo to be cooler, around 38°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Tyssedal.

Things to do in Oslo

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Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Sognsvann Lake ©
Sognsvann Lake

3
nights
Tyssedal

Tyssedal ©
Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Edvard Grieg's Composer's Cabin, then hike along The Monk Steps, and then admire the sheer force of Vidfossen Waterfall.

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You can drive from Oslo to Tyssedal in 6 hours. Traveling from Oslo in May, you will find days in Tyssedal are slightly colder (55°F), and nights are about the same (40°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Bergen.

Things to do in Tyssedal

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Ullensvang, Odda, Glacial Potholes at Rullestad Gorge
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Trolltunga Zippen ©
Trolltunga Zippen

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Stine Hoff Kunstglass Economusee, then look for all kinds of wild species at Gronevika, then see the interesting displays at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Floyen and the Funicular. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): take in the waterfront at Bryggen, enjoy the sand and surf at Helleneset, and then stroll through Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bergen trip planner.

You can drive from Tyssedal to Bergen in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in June, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Flam.

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Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular

2
nights
Flam

Flam ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Aurlandsdalen and Stalheimskleiva. Get some historical perspective at Undredal Stave Church and Flam Church. There's much more to do: stroll through Flam Hiking AS, see the interesting displays at Flaamsbana Museet, grab your bike and head to Rallarvegen, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vangen Kyrkje (Vangen Church).

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Flam route app.

You can drive from Bergen to Flam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Flam are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Loen.

Things to do in Flam

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Vangen Kyrkje (Vangen Church), Stalheimskleiva, Aurlandsdalen, Undredal Stave Church, Rallarvegen
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Flam Hiking AS ©
Flam Hiking AS
Aurlandsdalen ©
Aurlandsdalen
Stalheimskleiva ©
Stalheimskleiva

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night
Loen

Loen ©
Loen is a village in Stryn Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Skala and then pause for some serene contemplation at Loen Church.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Loen trip website.

Take a bus from Flam to Loen in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Loen are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Geiranger.

Things to do in Loen

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Side Trip

Mount Skala
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Mount Skala ©
Mount Skala
Loen Church ©
Loen Church

1
night
Geiranger

Geiranger
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Geiranger tour builder.

Traveling by car from Loen to Geiranger takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Geiranger are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. You will leave for Alesund on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Geiranger

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2
nights
Alesund

Alesund ©
A lively seaport renowned for its high concentration of Art Nouveau buildings, Alesund stretches over seven islands and features a compact city center almost entirely surrounded by water.
Explore hidden gems such as Alnes Lighthouse and Saudehornet. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Fisheries museum and Volsdalen Church. There's still lots to do: trek along Tueneset and Hessabana, stroll through Walk to Borgundgavlen, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Borgund Church, and examine the collection at Waldehuset Museum.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Alesund visit planning website.

Traveling by car from Geiranger to Alesund takes 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Lillehammer.

Things to do in Alesund

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Saudehornet
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Walk to Borgundgavlen ©
Walk to Borgundgavlen
Alnes Lighthouse ©
Alnes Lighthouse
Saudehornet ©
Saudehornet

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night
Lillehammer

Lillehammer ©
Lillehammer is a town and municipality in Oppland county, Norway. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Sigrid Undset's Home Bjerkebaek, pause for some serene contemplation at Garmo Stave Church, and then contemplate the long history of Maihaugen Open-Air Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lillehammer trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from Alesund to Lillehammer in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Alesund in June, Lillehammer is little chillier at night with lows of 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can take a train to Oslo.

Things to do in Lillehammer

Historic Sites Museums
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Garmo Stave Church ©
Garmo Stave Church

1
night
Oslo

Oslo ©
To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Oslo route site.

Take a train from Lillehammer to Oslo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Lillehammer in June: highs in Oslo hover around 67°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Historic Sites
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Rådhuset ©
Rådhuset