12 days in Oslo, Kristiansand & Stavanger Itinerary

12 days in Oslo, Kristiansand & Stavanger Itinerary

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Oslo
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Kristiansand
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Stavanger
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Oslo

— 4 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Well Spa Resort and Sognsvann Lake. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Ekebergparken, stop by Tjuvholmen Neighbourhood, engage your brain at The Norwegian Museum of Science and Tehnology, and admire the masterpieces at Emanuel Vigeland Museum.

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Kansas City, USA to Oslo is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Kansas City to Oslo. In September in Oslo, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can fly to Kristiansand.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks · Museums · Tours · Nature

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Kristiansand

— 3 nights
Kristiansand, historically Christianssand / Christiansand, is a city and municipality in Norway. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hove and Spornes and Fiskebrygga. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kristiansand: Unwrapped Butikkafe (in Arendal) and Sjosanden (in Mandal). There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Kristiansand Cannon Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kristiansand Domkirke, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ravnedalen Naturpark, and ponder the design of Otterdalsparken.

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Fly from Oslo to Kristiansand in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Kristiansand can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can fly to Stavanger.

Things to do in Kristiansand

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

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Stavanger

— 3 nights

Oil Capital

The coastal city of Stavanger ranks among Norway's top culinary destinations, its fine restaurants and food fairs an increasingly popular attraction with impassioned foodies from around the globe.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Skagenkaien, then don't miss a visit to Torget, then don't miss a visit to Paseo por la calle, and finally wander the streets of Ovre Holmegate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rogaland Arboret, then trek along Dalsnuten, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

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Traveling by flight from Kristiansand to Stavanger takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Stavanger are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

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