Norway 10 Days Itinerary

Day 1Wednesday
May 10, 2023
Arrive in Bergen

To Explore : 

Fløibanen funicular (or hike the trail on foot) to the top of Mount Fløyen—one of Bergen’s seven peaks—for the best views of the city.

Check out the Bryggen area of downtown to view old wooden houses dating back to the 1700s (a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site), along with Bergen’s best historical sites and museums.

Museums to check out: 

– Old Bergen (Gamle Bergen). A reconstruction of Bergen from the 1800th century. To get there it is best to take a bus (4,3 – to the stop called Gamle Bergen)

– 4 KODE art museums, with the munch collection, as well as the Astrup and Dahl Collections.

– Bergen Maritime Museum, showing boats and ships, both historical and modern ones.

– The fortress museum shows the military history of Norway, with exhibitions on historical wars, WW2, and modern warfare.

– The Magic ice Bar, with ice sculptures.

– Trollhaugen / Fantoft stavkirke outside of Bergen (reachable by the city light rail, however, involves some walking)

Bergen Børs Hotel
Day 2Thursday
May 11, 2023
Mostraumen Cruise, Ride the Ulriken Cable Car

Three-hour fjord cruise through western Norway fjord landscapes.

Ulriken643—a cable car that will take you up to the most popular mountain peak in Bergen.  
Bergen Børs Hotel
Day 3Friday
May 12, 2023
Bergen to Flåm, Flåm Railway, Fjordsafari Taste

Departs around 08:30 am  (4 hours journey).

The Flåm Railway is known as one of the steepest railways in the world, with spectacular views of mountainous peaks and fjords. Be sure to watch for the Kjosfossen waterfall. 
The train goes to Myrdal and returns from there back to Flåm. You have the option here to rent a bicycle and ride back to Flåm. 

Explore Aurlandsfjord and the Nærøyfjord, all the way in to the village of the Vikings, Gudvangen. Also explore Undredal, a charming fjord village home to the smallest stavechurch in Skandinavia as well as taste the award winning goat cheese. 

Flåmsbrygga Hotel
Day 4Saturday
May 13, 2023
Morning in Flåm and then off to Bergen

In the morning, you can see Stegastein Viewpoint which is simply spectacular. 650 meters above Aurlandsfjord it gives you an incredible view of the landscape. 

In the afternoon take a ferry to Balestrand – Bergen (5-hour journey). After two hours of travel you will enter Sognefjord which is the longest fjord in Norway.

Departure from Flåm:
Departure from Flåm at. 15:30
Arrival in Bergen at. 20:45

Duration: 5 hours and 25 minutes.

Flåmsbrygga Hotel
Day 5Sunday
May 14, 2023
Bergen to Svolvær, Arrive in Svolvær, Evening Stroll in Svolvær

Flight to Svolvær  (2.5 hours)

Visit the Lofoten War Museum (Nordnorsk Kunstnersenter). The North Norwegian Art Centre (Nordnorsk Kunstnersenter) is an artist-run institution that presents contemporary visual art to a wider audience. 
Svinøya Rorbuer 
Day 6Monday
May 15, 2023
Explore Moskenesøya, Reinebringen hike

Explore the neighboring town of Hamnøy, the oldest fishing village in the Lofoten archipelago. 

Reinebringen is one of the most iconic peaks of Lofoten. The route of the hike is a little more than a 1560 step stone staircase.

Svinøya Rorbuer 
Day 7Tuesday
May 16, 2023
Visit Henningsvær, Arrive in Gimsøya

Henningsvær is considered to be the Lofoten’s liveliest spot and the artistic heart of the island with quirky cafes, restaurants, and local artists. Henningsvær consists of a number of islets spread peacefully among the waters of Vjestfjord. 

Gimsøya is an island in Vågan Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. Gimsøya is situated between the islands of Austvågøya and Vestvågøya in the Lofoten archipelago.

Svinøya Rorbuer 
Day 8Wednesday
May 17, 2023
Constitution Day in Norway, Highlights of Lofoten

Experience the culture of Norway on the Constitution day and start it with Champagne breakfast just like the locals.

Fishing Villages  in Svolvær, Henningsvær, and Ballstad. Experience the cultural center of Kabelvåg and enjoy the white sandy beaches of Haukland and Unstad. 
Svinøya Rorbuer 
Day 9Thursday
May 18, 2023
Trollfjord and The White-Tailed Sea Eagles, Midnight Sun Kayak Adventure

Sail the coast of Lofoten in a rubber dinghy exploring Trollfjord and later proceed in the same to see the sea eagles.

In the evening go kayaking (Duration: 3 hours). You can paddle close to the coastline and small islands while enjoying homemade tea and stories about the Vikings.

Svinøya Rorbuer 
Day 10Friday
May 19, 2023
Morning in Svolvær then off to Bergen

Rest day for local shopping.
Bergen Børs Hotel
Day 11Saturday
May 20, 2023
Depart Norway
Norway Itinerary 10 days

Recommended local restaurants in Bergen : Altona, Pingvinen, 1887, cornelius, bare Vestland, Dugg frisk, Spisekroken, Lysverket, Skyskaperen ( on the top of Mt. Ulriken).

Vegetarian Options in Bergen :

Solros  (Fusion of Nordic and International Cuisine, has a buffet style options, also lunch offers), Horn of Africa  (Ethiopian food known for its great plant based dishes), Bjerck Restaurant & Bar (Right in the heart of Bergen, with a view of the pier, Fløien and Fisketorget), Dirty Vegan Bergen (Dirty food, clean conscience ), Vegan Vacation (Laid-back eatery offering vegetarian burgers, pizzas & sandwiches in a low-key dining area ), Løvetann Café & Bistro (Cozy coffee shop/restaurant located at Nordnes. They focus on organic, local produce and vegetarian/vegan food, but also serve meat), Lysverket ( Creative Norwegian dishes pair with craft cocktails & wine in a sleek, contemporary space)

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