60 days in Norway Itinerary

60 days in Norway Itinerary

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Start: Cape Town
Fly + Drive:  20 h 15 min
1
Forsand Municipality
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Stavanger
— 6 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
3
Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
4
Alta
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Tromso
— 6 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
6
Leknes, Vestvagoy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
7
Trondheim
— 6 nights
Train + Bus:  6 h 45 min
8
Geiranger
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
9
Bergen
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h
10
Geilo
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
11
Rjukan
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
12
Oslo
— 8 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Cape Town

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kjerag and Lyseveien to Lysebotn. Take a break from the city and head to Hike Oygardstol to Langavatn via Kjerag and Gloppedalsura Scree. There's more to do: take some stellar pictures from Pulpit Rock.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Forsand Municipality sightseeing planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Forsand Municipality is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cape Town to Forsand Municipality due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Forsand Municipality can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Stavanger.

Things to do in Forsand Municipality

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Gloppedalsura Scree, Lyseveien to Lysebotn
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Kjerag ©
Kjerag
Gloppedalsura Scree
Gloppedalsura Scree
Pulpit Rock ©
Pulpit Rock

6
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sola Strand and Ogna Beach. Get in touch with nature at Dalsnuten and Speed Boats Tours. Explore Stavanger's surroundings by going to Varhaug Old Churchyard (in Varhaug), Borestranden Beach (in Kleppe) and Orre Beach (in Orre). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Norsk Hermetikkmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Stavanger Maritime Museum, steep yourself in history at Old Stavanger, and take in nature's colorful creations at Flor & Fjære.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Stavanger planner.

Drive from Forsand Municipality to Stavanger in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Longyearbyen.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sandnes, Sjobadet Myklebust, Ogna Beach, Sande Beach, Varhaug Old Churchyard
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 10:
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Sola Strand ©
Sola Strand
Dalsnuten ©
Dalsnuten
Orre Beach ©
Orre Beach

2
nights
Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen

A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. You'll explore and learn at North Pole Expedition Museum and Svalbard Museum. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Svalbard Kirke, stop by Ingenior G. Paulsen, explore the activities along Magdalenefjord Svalbard, and sample the tasty concoctions at Svalbard Brewery.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Longyearbyen trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Stavanger to Longyearbyen takes 7.5 hours. In June, Longyearbyen is little chillier than Stavanger - with highs of 6°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Alta.

Things to do in Longyearbyen

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Magdalenefjord Svalbard
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Safaris
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Svalbard Kirke ©
Svalbard Kirke

3
nights
Alta

Alta ©
Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. Attractions like Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre and Tirpitz Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Samiway will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alta: Stabbursdalen nasjonalpark (in Lakselv), Juhls' Silvergallery AS (in Kautokeino) and Stabbursnes Nature House and Museum (in Indre Billefjord). There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Northern Lights Cathedral and explore the stunning scenery at Alta Canyon.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Alta online holiday maker.

Traveling by flight from Longyearbyen to Alta takes 7.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Longyearbyen in June; daily highs in Alta reach 15°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Alta

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kautokeino, Stabbursdalen nasjonalpark, Stabbursnes Nature House and Museum
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Stabbursdalen nasjonalpark ©
Stabbursdalen nasjonalpark
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre ©

6
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.
Visiting Tromso Fjords and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tromso Botaniske Hage and Northern Norwegian Science Center. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Grotfjord, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Arctic Cathedral, take in the views from Tromso Bridge, and get lost in a book at Tromso Public library and City Archives.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tromso trip planner.

Getting from Alta to Tromso by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Leknes.

Things to do in Tromso

Outdoors Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 23:
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Speed Boats Tours
Tromso Fjords ©
Tromso Fjords
Northern Norwegian Science Center ©
Northern Norwegian Science Center

4
nights
Leknes, Vestvagoy

Leknes
Leknes is a town in Nordland county, Norway. Relax by the water at Haukland Beach and Kvalvika Beach. Get outdoors at Uttakleiv Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Leknes: Reinebringen (in Reine), Galleri Lofoten (in Henningsvaer) and Svolvaer (Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum & Northern Norway Art Centre). And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Lofoten Island, pick up some local products at Lofoten Gaardsysteri, take an in-depth tour of Lofotr Viking Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Sareptas Hus.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Leknes trip planner.

You can fly from Tromso to Leknes in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Leknes can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Leknes

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Svolvaer, Sareptas Hus, Reinebringen, Galleri Lofoten, Lofotr Viking Museum
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 27:
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Uttakleiv Beach
Uttakleiv Beach
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Reinebringen ©
Reinebringen

6
nights
Trondheim

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bymarka and Ringve Museum. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sverresborg Trondelag Folk Museum and Bakklandet. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Trondheim: Levanger (Galleri Fenka & Falstadsenteret), Kortmann Lysfabrikk (in Asen) and Thamshavn Railway (in Lokken). The adventure continues: engage your brain at Vitensenteret i Trondheim, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, learn about all things military at The Armoury Rustkammeret, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Our Lady.

Plan my day in Trondheim using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Leknes to Trondheim in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or drive. Traveling from Leknes in June, you will find days in Trondheim are somewhat warmer (19°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Trondheim

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Levanger, Kortmann Lysfabrikk, Thamshavn Railway
Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 3:
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Bymarka ©
Bymarka
Kristiansten Fortress ©
Kristiansten Fortress
Vitensenteret i Trondheim ©
Vitensenteret i Trondheim

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Ornevegen - Ornesvingen and Flydalsjuvet. Escape the urban bustle at Geiranger Fjord and Gudbrandsjuvet. Venture out of the city with trips to Bergsetbreen (in Jostedal) and Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen) (in Stryn). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of The Seven Sisters, examine the collection at Norwegian Fjord Centre, get outside with Active Geiranger, and stop by Geiranger Sjokolade.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Geiranger road trip tool.

You can do a combination of train and bus from Trondheim to Geiranger in 7.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or ride a ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Geiranger can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bergsetbreen, Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen), Gudbrandsjuvet
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Gudbrandsjuvet ©
Gudbrandsjuvet

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken and Lille Lungegaardsvannet. Popular historic sites such as Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum and St John's Church are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall in Norheimsund (about 1h 20 min away). Spend the 10th (Fri) exploring at Hardangerfjord. There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with KODE Art Museums of Bergen, go for a walk through Stoltzekleiven, take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, and get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bergen sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Geiranger to Bergen in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Geilo.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall
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Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum ©
Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum
Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall ©
Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall

5
nights
Geilo

Geilo ©
Geilo is a centre in the municipality of Hol in Norway, in the valley of Hallingdal, with around 2,300 inhabitants. Step off the beaten path and head to Voringsfossen and Slaatta Skisenter - Geilo Snowsports. Kids will enjoy Borgund Stave Church and Ranastongi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geilo: Aurlandsvangen (Stegastein Lookout & Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route), Hemsedal (Hike to Veslehodn & Hemsedal Ski Centre) and Torpo stave church (in Al). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Brekkefossen, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hol Gamle Kyrkje, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Geilo itinerary site.

You can take a train from Bergen to Geilo in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Bergen in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Geilo, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rjukan.

Things to do in Geilo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Hemsedal, Aurlandsvangen, Borgund Stave Church, Torpo stave church, Brekkefossen
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 18:
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Voringsfossen ©
Voringsfossen
Slaatta Skisenter - Geilo Snowsports ©
Slaatta Skisenter - Geilo Snowsports
Brekkefossen ©
Brekkefossen

3
nights
Rjukan

Rjukan ©
Rjukan is a town and the administrative centre of Tinn municipality in Telemark, Norway. Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter and Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Gaustabanen and Gaustatoppen. Take a break from Rjukan with a short trip to Falkenuten HIke in Rauland, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: stroll through Krossobanen, identify plant and animal life at Skyhook, stop by Tinn Handverkssenter, and relax in the rural setting at Selstali Seter.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rjukan online travel planner.

Getting from Geilo to Rjukan by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Geilo in July; daily highs in Rjukan reach 26°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Oslo.

Things to do in Rjukan

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Falkenuten HIke, Tinn Handverkssenter
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Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter ©
Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter
Gaustabanen ©
Gaustabanen
Gaustatoppen ©
Gaustatoppen

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Sognsvann Lake and Nordmarka. Museum-lovers will appreciate Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum and Fram Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Oslo side-trips: Fredriksten Festning (Fredriksten Fortress) (in Halden) and Heddal Stave Church (in Notodden). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum), buy something for everyone on your list at Aker Brygge, explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Oslo online attractions planner.

You can drive from Rjukan to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Rjukan in July, expect little chillier with lows of 11°C in Oslo. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Fredriksten Festning (Fredriksten Fortress), Heddal Stave Church
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 29:
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Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum ©
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum
Nordmarka ©
Nordmarka
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka

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