17 days in Oslo, Western Norway & Lillehammer Itinerary

17 days in Oslo, Western Norway & Lillehammer Itinerary

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17 days in Oslo, Western Norway & Lillehammer Itinerary

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
+2
taxi + bus + Drive:  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
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Sognsvann Lake and then get to know the fascinating history of Oslomarka.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Oslo trip itinerary tool .

Tulsa, USA to Oslo is an approximately 17.5-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 Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. While traveling from Tulsa, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Oslo, ranging from highs of 60°F to lows of 38°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 ©
On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Edvard Grieg's Composer's Cabin, stroll through The Monk Steps, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Vidfossen Waterfall.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tyssedal travel app .

Getting from Oslo to Tyssedal by car takes about 6 hours. While traveling from Oslo, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Tyssedal, ranging from highs of 55°F to lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Tyssedal

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Odda, Ullensvang, 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): examine the collection at Stine Hoff Kunstglass Economusee, identify plant and animal life at Gronevika, then contemplate the long history of Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen). On the next day, take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, then enjoy the sand and surf at Helleneset, and then trek along Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bergen holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Tyssedal to Bergen takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in June, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Flam.

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Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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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.
Visiting Aurlandsdalen and Rallarvegen will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Undredal Stave Church and Flam Church. Go for a jaunt from Flam to Stalheim to see Stalheimskleiva about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: trek along Flam Hiking AS, see the interesting displays at Flaamsbana Museet, pause for some serene contemplation at Vangen Kyrkje (Vangen Church), and take in the dramatic scenery at Rjoandefossen.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Flam trip maker website .

You can drive from Bergen to Flam in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June in Flam, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Loen.

Things to do in Flam

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

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

1
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 in the awesome beauty at Mount Skala and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Loen Church.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Loen trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Flam to Loen by combination of taxi and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Geiranger.

Things to do in Loen

Parks Nature Historic Sites

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, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Geiranger planner .

Drive from Loen to Geiranger in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Geiranger can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. On the 9th (Tue), you'll travel to Alesund.

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Parks Outdoors Nature
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alnes Lighthouse and Borgund Church. Visiting Saudehornet and Tueneset and Hessabana will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: trek along Walk to Borgundgavlen, enjoy the sea views from The Fisheries museum, see the interesting displays at Waldehuset Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Volsdalen Church.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Alesund trip itinerary website .

Drive from Geiranger to Alesund in 2.5 hours. June in Alesund sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 47°F at night. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lillehammer.

Things to do in Alesund

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

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

1
night
Lillehammer

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

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lillehammer itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Alesund to Lillehammer takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Alesund in June, Lillehammer is a bit cooler at night with lows of 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Oslo.

Things to do in Lillehammer

Historic Sites Museums
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Garmo Stave Church ©
Garmo Stave Church
Maihaugen Open-Air Museum ©
Maihaugen Open-Air Museum

1
night
Oslo

Oslo ©
To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Oslo online trip maker .

Traveling by train from Lillehammer to Oslo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lillehammer in June, expect nights in Oslo to be about the same, around 46°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Historic Sites
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Rådhuset ©
Rådhuset

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