15 days in Stockholm, Oslo & Western Norway Itinerary

15 days in Stockholm, Oslo & Western Norway Itinerary

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15 days in Stockholm, Oslo & Western Norway Itinerary

Start: Washington DC, United States
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Train + Bus:  6​h 15​min
3
Geiranger, Norway
— 3 nights
Ferry + Bus:  4​h 45​min
4
Flam, Norway
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Bergen, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Washington DC, United States

3
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Stockholm Old Town and Royal Palace. Museum-lovers will appreciate Skansen and Moderna Museet - Stockholm. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, see the interesting displays at ABBA The Museum, learn about all things military at Royal Armory, and head off the coast to Langholmen.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Stockholm itinerary maker.

Washington DC, USA to Stockholm is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in May, expect Stockholm to be little chillier, temps between 61°F and 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

3
nights
Oslo, Norway

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Vigeland Museum and Holmenkollen Ski Museum and Ski Jump Tower. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Viking Ship Museum, have fun and explore at Kon-Tiki Museum, take a tour of Fram Polar Ship Museum, and get engrossed in the history at The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Oslo vacation trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Oslo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum

3
nights
Geiranger, Norway

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
On the 17th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Geiranger Fjord. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Peer Gynt Galleriet, then admire the sheer force of Seven Sisters, and then get great views at Geiranger Skywalk - Dalsnibba.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Geiranger holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Oslo to Geiranger takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Geiranger are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Flam.

Things to do in Geiranger

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Herdalssetra, Peer Gynt Galleriet
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Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord
The Seven Sisters ©
The Seven Sisters
Herdalssetra ©
Herdalssetra

2
nights
Flam, Norway

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.
On the 20th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Naeroyfjord. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Stegastein Lookout, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Borgund Stave Church, then examine the collection at Flaamsbana Museet, and finally admire the sheer force of Brekkefossen.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Flam vacation builder.

Getting from Geiranger to Flam by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Flam

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stegastein Lookout, Borgund Stave Church, Naeroyfjord
Highlights from your plan
Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Borgund Stave Church ©
Borgund Stave Church
Brekkefossen ©
Brekkefossen

2
nights
Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bryggen, then see the interesting displays at Theta Museum, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular (Floibanen). On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at Fish Market, take an in-depth tour of Bryggens Museum - Bymuseet i Bergen, then enjoy the sand and surf at Helleneset, and finally explore the world behind art at KODE Art Museums of Bergen.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bergen trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Flam to Bergen in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in May, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mount Floyen and the Funicular ©
Mount Floyen and the Funicular
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Ulriken ©
Ulriken

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