10 days in Bergen & Stavanger Itinerary

10 days in Bergen & Stavanger Itinerary

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10 days in Bergen & Stavanger Itinerary

Start: Stavanger
Fly:  2 h 45 min
1
Bergen
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Stavanger
— 8 nights
End: Stavanger

1
night
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 (Mon): take in the waterfront at Bryggen, take an in-depth tour of Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fantoft Stavkirke. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Theta Museum, examine the collection at Rosenkrantz Tower - Bymuseet i Bergen, then explore the historical opulence of Bergenhus Fortress, and finally admire the masterpieces at KODE Art Museums of Bergen.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bergen itinerary planner.

Stavanger to Bergen is an approximately 3- hour flight. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Bergen

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene ©
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene
Fantoft Stavkirke ©
Fantoft Stavkirke

8
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.
Ovre Holmegate and Old Stavanger are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Stavanger Cathedral and Skagenkaien. Change things up with these side-trips from Stavanger: Nordvegen History Centre and Viking Settlement (in Avaldsnes), Karmoy Beaches (in Haugesund) and Dalsnuten (in Sandnes). And it doesn't end there: admire the verdant scenery at Lysefjord, see the interesting displays at Breidablikk, get interesting insight from Tours, and admire the natural beauty at Flor & Fjære.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Stavanger trip maker tool.

Fly from Bergen to Stavanger in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Stavanger sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sandnes, Nordvegen History Centre and Viking Settlement, Karmoy Beaches
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Sola Strand ©
Sola Strand
Old Stavanger ©
Old Stavanger
Lysefjord ©
Lysefjord

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