when Norway was poor, and a center of North Sea oil
operations now that Norway is rich. Old Stavanger and the Vεgen harborside are great for
strolling. Take a cruise to the nearby Lysefjord with its dramatic Pulpit Rock cliff.
North by bus to
about 5 hours by bus from Stavanger through the rugged, mountain & fjord
scenery of Norways West Coast to Bergen, famed second city of 7
fjords and 7 mountains. Discover the lively (& walkable) Bryggen harbor district, a
United Nations listed World Heritage Site.
OPTION: North by Car to
Hardanger Fjord. Instead of traveling by bus to Bergen, drive your rental
car (6-8 hours) from Stavanger on a dramatic fjord and mountain route (with 2-3 short
ferry crossings) to the Hardanger Fjord. Stay at least one night at our small, traditional
fjord-side hotel on the Hardanger.
Explore this scenic
fjords, mountains, waterfalls, and glaciers. Continue by car to Bergen (2-3
Explore the Fjords from Bergen. From Bergen, numerous optional side trips to the dramatic
Sogne fjords may be arranged, including the famous "Norway in
Nutshell" rail + boat + bus excursion. Fly home from Bergen.
You receive the Oslo City Pass good for public transportation and
entrance fees to many attractions.
You receive HOME AT FIRST's "Activities Guides" full of
information and suggestions for each location along the route.
this itinerary offers several options:
Car rental for all or part of the itinerary.
Rail tickets for OsloStavanger travel.
Tickets for the Stavanger-Bergen bus
Flights: Full package includes transatlantic flights from Newark to
Oslo with return flights from Bergen.
(Fly from other origination airports for additional
Minimum length: 10 nights of HOME AT FIRST quality lodgings in ideal locations.
Stay as little as one night at any location.