We Love —
- Enjoy the unique beauty of the Fjords and Mountains on this exclusive self-drive tour through Norway from Oslo.
- Travel at your own pace and stop where you like for as long as you like - your car and hotels are pre-booked but the rest is up to you.
- Sample some of the fantastic local cuisine - you have daily breakfast and 3 dinners included.
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Your Destination —
We will provide you with a suggested itinerary to cover in your hire car, beginning in Stavanger with its original dockside warehouses and pretty 18th-century streets climbing up from a bustling harbour, you will make your way to smaller charming cities such as Bergen. Along the way you will witness the spectacular scenery of the country, where smooth glass-like fjords reflect the soaring mountains above.
As for accommodation, we have selected comfortable and cosy hotels in convenient locations, so you can be assured of a restful night after your day's adventures.
Your Itinerary —
Day 1 - England - Oslo
On arrival at Oslo Gardermoen Airport you proceed to the Rent-a-car desk where you conclude a vehicle rent contract.Once you get a vehicle and all the documentation, you can start enjoying the city of Oslo, located in a privileged zone between the fjord Oslofjord, forests and hills. The city offers a perfect combination of an urban life and wonderful nature landscapes surrounding it.
Accommodation at the hotel in Oslo.
Breakfast included. During the early morning you can enjoy visiting the Oslo city center. Then you can wend your way to the outside of the town face to Telemark County, to start discovering the most authentic and impressive Norwegian landscapes. From one of Norway’s most charming coastal towns to tall mountains and highlands, the county of Telemark is as diverse as it is beautiful. Go on a trip on the Telemark Canal and get a taste of what the county has to offer.
Dinner included at the hotel.
Accommodations at the hotel in Hardanger/Telemark Area.
Breakfast. Early in the morning you can leave your hotel in Telemark Area, starting a day to discover the wonderful Norwegian nature facing Stavanger, the capital of Rogaland County. We recommend you take the route to Tau. Once there, you can direct you steps to Preikestolhytta, the starting point for those who are planning to climb the Pulpit Rock, an outgoing part of the fjord of Light that offers an absolutely stunning view of the fjord. Later, you can get closer to the shore, to visit the fjord of Light in Oanes, where you can get a boat to travel all along of the Lysefjord (Fjord of the Light) to its other side that will guide you to Lauvvik.
When you finish your impressive trip contemplating Norwegian landscapes you can return by highway to Stavanger where you will have time to relax and enjoy the calm of this beautiful city.
Accommodation at the hotel in Stavanger
Breakfast. You can continue your journey through the Norwegian Fjords heading Bergen. You can make a trip by the North Sea crossing the fjords Bjorna and Bokna in ferry, the Rennesoy islands and the underwater tunnels of Rennfast (the deepest in the world, 223 meters below sea level). We will arrive to the beautiful fishing village of Bergen.Once arrived,you can spend your time discovering the city of Bergen: the colorful houses of the antique area of the Bryggen sea port, the picturesque fish market Fisketorget; the Aquarium, the port terraces or just letting you get lost in the fairy tale of this wonderful city.
We suggest you visit the surrounding areas of Bergen, including Trolls Hill where the house-museum of the famous composer Edvard Grieg is located. Or to travel in funicular to the Floi hill where you can enjoy the best view to the city.
Accommodation at the hotel in Bergen.
Breakfast. We recommend you continue your journey to the historic town of Voss, where you can find the church Vangskyrkja that has a breathtaking panorama of snowcapped mountains behind.
Also today you will have an opportunity to get the Flam train which runs by one of the steepest railways in the world.Then you can make a cruise that will take you approximately 2.5 hours. During this spectacular tour by the blue water of the Sognefjord you will enjoy the spectacular waterfalls and idyllic farms climbing up the hills. Also you will visit the Nærøyfjord, the narrowest fjord in the world.
And there is no a better way to finish this beautiful day, than enjoying the included dinner at the hotel with the panoramic views of the fjords.
Dinner included at the hotel.
Accommodation at the hotel Sognefjord Area.
Breakfast. We suggest you to wake up early to have more time for this part of our spectacular trip. Today we have the opportunity to choose between some of the most beautiful Norwegian landscapes.
The Jostedal riverbank, famous for the green color of its water, will take you to Nigardsbreen, the most spectacular glacier that you can only see in Norway. Also we strongly recommend you to make a short ascension to the millenary glacier, enjoying the picturesque Norwegian nature and its incredible views you can’t find no similar in the whole world (about 1 hour). Once there, you will find the Nigardsbreen glacier made of blue ice.
In the village of Geiranger you will have the opportunity to embark your car and make a little trip by the Geirangerfjord, an inner fjord of 15 km length.
Another place of interest of this region is an impressive glacier called Briksdal, the color of blue. The most adventurous can get a spectacular panoramic flight in helicopter to know better the area. We strongly recommend you to study this day to improve this fantastic possibilities in this day according to your preferances.
At the end of the day you will arrive to Gudbranstal Valley, a mountain village located in the area of beautiful landscapes.
Dinner included at the hotel.
Accommodations at the hotel in Gudbranstal Valley.
Breakfast. On your way to Oslo, you can stop in the city of Lillehammer that in 1994 was the site of the Winter Olympics Games. Also you you can make a stop and see the largest lake in the country called Mjosa.
Arrive to Oslo, if you have time, you can visit the peninsula of Bygdoy where the best Norway museums are situated (the Viking Ship Museum, the Fram Museum, etc.).
Accommodation at the hotel in Oslo.
Day 8 - Oslo – England
Breakfast. Free time in Oslo to go for the last-minute shopping before heading back to your country. Returning the rental car at the Oslo Gardermoen (OSL) Airport. You should return the car before or at the same time as you rented it the first day or you may have to pay extra. Departure.
Your Hotels —
The following hotel stays are based on Standard Rooms. Meals are as per itinerary.
Sleeps up to:
Please note: the 3rd/4th guest sharing is likely to sleep on a sofa or camp style bed.
Clarion Hotel Stavanger 4* - Stavanger
Clarion Hotel Stavanger is located in the city centre, within walking distance of shops, restaurants, museums and everything else Stavanger has to offer. The hotel has 249 rooms, decorated with modern art and design. The hotel's restaurant - Kitchen & Table serves classic American-style cuisine.
Thon Hotel Maritim 4* - Stavanger
Overlooking Lake Breiavatnet, this hotel has eco-friendly rooms, an extensive breakfast buffet and free wi-fi! Stavanger’s waterfront and Old Stavanger are both within a 10-minute walk from the hotel. Several shops, bars and restaurants can be found in the nearby area.
Thon Hotel Bristol 4* - Oslo
Hotel Bristol is situated in the heart of bustling downtown Oslo. When you stay at Hotel Bristol, you really are at the heart of it all – the best shops are a short stroll away and the pedestrian high street of Karl Johans gate, the Royal Palace, museums, the Aker Brygge waterfront with its many shops and restaurants, and most of Oslo’s sights are all within easy walking distance.
Radisson Blu Scandinavia 4* - Oslo
Situated in the heart of Norway's capital, the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Oslo offers the conveniences of an urban accommodation along with views of nature's majesty.
Bykle Hotel 4* - Hardanger area
A small family run hotel in Bykle municipality, about 28km south from Hovden. In the restaurant you can get home made dishes and local specialities. Close to beatiful nature surroundings.
Leikanger Fjord Hotel 4* - Sognefjord area
Leikanger Fjord Hotel is situated in a beautiful region in the heart of the Sognefjord. It is an excellent base from which you can reach everything which this part of Norway has to offer.
Kviknes Hotel Balestrand - Sognefjord area
This grand, 18th-century waterfront hotel is located in Balestrand. It offers stunning views of the surrounding Sognefjord, an elegant restaurant and modern guest rooms. Both Wi-Fi and sauna access are free!
Dragsvik Fjordhotel AS Balestrand - Sognefjord area
Overlooking Sognefjord, this peaceful family-run hotel is just a few minutes’ walk from the Dragsvik ferry terminal. It offers traditional Norwegian cuisine, free Wi-Fi access and free private parking.
Thon Hotel Bergen Brygge 4* - Bergen
Located by the UNESCO-listed Bryggen Wharf District, this hotel offers accommodation in central Bergen. The famous Fish Market and the Fløibanen funicular railway are both just 10 minutes walk away!
Thon Hotel Otta - Gudbranstal Area
Thon Hotel Otta is a metropolitan hotel with 85 recently refurbished rooms, as well as meeting room facilities for up to 220 people. The hotel is a natural stopping point when travelling from Oslo to Trondheim, and its nearest neighbour is Rondane National Park.
Fossheim Hotell - Gudbranstal Area
Housed in a building from 1897 in Lom, the historic Fossheim Hotel Lom offers free Wi-Fi and rooms with private bathrooms and cable TV. Lom Stave Church is 100 yards away, as is the Lom Folk Museum.
Your Journey —
Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.
Car Hire: Car hire is included (see Details tab for more info)