20 days in Norway Itinerary

20 days in Norway Itinerary

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Start: Edmonton
Fly:  22 h
1
Bodo
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Trondheim
— 4 nights
Train + Bus:  5 h 45 min
3
Geiranger
— 4 nights
Bus + Train:  6 h 15 min
4
Oslo
— 6 nights
Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Edmonton

4
nights
Bodo

Discover out-of-the-way places like Norsk Luftfartsmuseum and Kjerringoy Trading Post. Do some cultural sightseeing at Hendanes fyr and Blood Road Museum. Step out of Bodo to go to Fauske and see Sjunkhatten nasjonalpark, which is approximately 1h 10 min away.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bodo day trip tool.

Edmonton, Canada to Bodo is an approximately 22.5- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Edmonton to Bodo is 8 hours. Traveling from Edmonton in August, you will find days in Bodo are slightly colder (18°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Bodo

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sjunkhatten nasjonalpark, Hendanes fyr
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Kjerringoy Trading Post ©
Kjerringoy Trading Post
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 explore and learn at Kristiansten Fortress and Erkebispegarden (Archbishop's Palace). Visit Church of Our Lady and Nidaros Cathedral for their historical value. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum, take a stroll through Bakklandet, learn about all things military at The Armoury Rustkammeret, and examine the collection at Rockheim.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Trondheim day trip tool.

You can fly from Bodo to Trondheim in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August in Trondheim, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Trondheim

Museums Historic Sites Trails
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Erkebispegarden (Archbishop's Palace) ©
Erkebispegarden (Archbishop's Palace)
Kristiansten Fortress ©
Kristiansten Fortress
Rockheim ©
Rockheim

4
nights
Geiranger

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Norwegian Fjord Centre and Kraft- og skredsenteret. Get in touch with nature at Geiranger Fjord and Flydalsjuvet. Venture out of the city with trips to Gudbrandsjuvet (in Valldal), Eidsvatnet (in Eidsdal) and Herdalssetra (in Norddal). Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Ornevegen - Ornesvingen, take in the dramatic scenery at The Seven Sisters, get outside with Active Geiranger, and don't miss a visit to Fossevandring Geiranger.

For reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Geiranger trip app.

Do a combination of train and bus from Trondheim to Geiranger in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In August in Geiranger, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Gudbrandsjuvet, Eidsvatnet, Herdalssetra, Kraft- og skredsenteret
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen ©
Ornevegen - Ornesvingen
Gudbrandsjuvet ©
Gudbrandsjuvet

6
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Viking Ship Museum and Holmenkollen Ski Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum) and Ostbanehallen. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Oslo: Kjosterudjuvet (in Drammen), Marinemuseet (The Norwegian Naval Museum) (in Horten) and BeeTechShop (in Moss). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, get in on the family fun at Norsk Folkemuseum, examine the collection at Kon-Tiki Museum, and learn about all things military at Armed Forces Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Oslo day trip planning site.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Geiranger to Oslo in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. August in Oslo sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kjosterudjuvet, Marinemuseet (The Norwegian Naval Museum), BeeTechShop
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum) ©
Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum)

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