7 days in Western Norway Itinerary

7 days in Western Norway Itinerary

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Dublin
Fly:
7​h
Bergen
— 1 night
train + bus:
2​h 30​min
Flam
— 3 nights
Fly:
12​h
Dublin

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2
days
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 30th (Tue): look for gifts at Julehuset, take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, then take an in-depth tour of Det Hanseatiske Museum og Schoetstuene, then explore the world behind art at Bergen Art Museum - The Rasmus Meyer Collections, and finally see the interesting displays at Leprosy Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Ulriken and then trek along Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Bergen sightseeing planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Bergen is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car ferry, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Bergen is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Bergen can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Flam.

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3
days
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Otternes Bygdetun and Flaamsbana Museet. Get outdoors at Brekkefossen and Kayaking & Canoeing. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Naeroyfjord, tour the pleasant surroundings at Flam Hiking AS, explore the landscape on two wheels at Rallarvegen, and take in panoramic vistas at Stegastein Lookout.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Flam itinerary maker.

Do a combination of train and bus from Bergen to Flam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Flam

Parks, Trails, Nature, Tours
SIDE TRIPS : Aurland Municipality, Naeroyfjord, Kayaking & Canoeing
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