7 days in Western Norway Itinerary

7 days in Western Norway Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dublin
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Bergen
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Flam
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Train + Tram + Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Dublin

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): look for gifts at Julehuset - Christmas Shop, take in the waterfront at Bryggen, get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, then explore the world behind art at KODE Art Museums of Bergen, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Leprosy Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ulriken and then hike along Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bergen road trip planning tool.

Dublin, Ireland to Bergen is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Flam.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene ©
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene
Vidden Trail between Mt. Floyen and Mt. Ulriken ©
KODE Art Museums of Bergen ©
KODE Art Museums of Bergen

3
nights
Flam

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Stegastein Lookout. Let the collections at Otternes Bygdetun and Flaamsbana Museet capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Naeroyfjord, take in the dramatic scenery at Brekkefossen, trek along Flam Hiking AS, and grab your bike and head to Rallarvegen.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Flam trip planning app.

Drive from Bergen to Flam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Flam can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Flam

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Aurland Municipality, Naeroyfjord, Kayaking & Canoeing, Stegastein Lookout
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Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Kayaking & Canoeing
Brekkefossen ©
Brekkefossen

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