8 days in Norway Itinerary

8 days in Norway Itinerary

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Oslo — 3 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Fram Museum, admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, examine the collection at Munchmuseet, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Oslo trip planner.

Warsaw, Poland to Oslo is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Warsaw in December, expect little chillier with lows of -5°C in Oslo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can fly to Tromso.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks
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Tromso — 2 nights

Paris of the North

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Polaria, stop by Wabi Sabi AS, then explore the world behind art at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, then see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Memorial to Deportation of Jews of Tromso. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet, then take in the exciting artwork at Lone Slydahl, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Arctic Cathedral, and finally hike along Sherpatrappa.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tromso road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Tromso takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Oslo in December, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Tromso: temperatures range from 0°C by day to -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Bergen.
Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Side Trip
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Bergen — 2 nights

City of Seven Mountains

A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
On the 21st (Wed), don't miss a visit to Festplassen, look for gifts at Julehuset - Christmas Shop, take a leisurely stroll along Bryggen, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market, and finally appreciate the history behind Ludvig Holberg Statue. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Interkommunalt arkiv i Hordaland, get a taste of the local shopping with Kunsthall 3.14, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally don't miss a visit to Pepperkakebyen.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bergen road trip site.

Fly from Tromso to Bergen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, Bergen is somewhat warmer than Tromso - with highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Spas · Shopping · Parks
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Norway travel guide

Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Art Museums
Land of the Midnight Sun
Take a trip up north and visit Norway, the land of fjords, northern lights, unspoiled nature, and friendly communities. Norway is a haven for holidaymakers who enjoy the outdoors, with numerous resorts for downhill skiing and snowboarding, as well as countless trails for hiking in the summer or dog sledding and cross-country skiing in the winter. Norway's cities combine historical and modern architecture and feature a selection of museums, art galleries, and performance venues. Meanwhile, traditional ways of life, local customs, and crafts are celebrated in many open-air and ethnological museums across the land. Even though the country has a modern and elaborate system of roads, Norway continues to foster its ancient connection with the sea. Take to the waters yourself with tours of the scenic coast, fjords, or whale watching.