29 days in Eastern Norway Itinerary

29 days in Eastern Norway Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Eastern Norway travel planner

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Lillehammer
— 4 nights
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Lesja Municipality
— 2 nights
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Nedre Heidal
— 1 night
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Lom
— 4 nights
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Krokkleiva
— 4 nights
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Oslo
— 13 nights

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Lillehammer

— 4 nights
Lillehammer is a town and municipality in Oppland county, Norway. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lillehammer: Hamar (Mammuthus & Anno Museum Domkirkeodden). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Hunderfossen Eventyrpark, explore the engaging exhibits at Maihaugen Open-Air Museum, see the interesting displays at Norwegian Olympic Museum, and contemplate the long history of Sigrid Undset's Home Bjerkebaek.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lillehammer day trip site.

Oslo to Lillehammer is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Oslo in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Lillehammer: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lesja Municipality.

Things to do in Lillehammer

Museums · Historic Sites · Winter Sports · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Lesja Municipality

— 2 nights
On the 24th (Sat), browse the fresh offerings at Avdemsbue and then explore and take pictures at Sagelva Hydropower Center. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Slettafossen and then find something for the whole family at Hoyt & Lavt Bjorli.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lesja Municipality tour itinerary app.

Drive from Lillehammer to Lesja Municipality in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nedre Heidal.

Things to do in Lesja Municipality

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Nature

Nedre Heidal

— 1 night
On the 26th (Mon), relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then head outdoors with Besseggen.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Nedre Heidal trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lesja Municipality to Nedre Heidal takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Nedre Heidal can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Lom.

Things to do in Nedre Heidal

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Lom

— 4 nights
Lom is a municipality in Oppland county, Norway. Change things up with these side-trips from Lom: Vaga Kyrkje (in Vagamo) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Otta). Spend the 30th (Fri) exploring nature at Jotunheimen National Park. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Galdhopiggen, examine the collection at Fossheim Steinsenter, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lom Stave church, and delve into the lush surroundings at BrimiSkogen.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lom trip planning app.

Getting from Nedre Heidal to Lom by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July in Lom, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Krokkleiva.

Things to do in Lom

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Krokkleiva

— 4 nights
Lake Tyrifjorden has been added to your itinerary. Explore Krokkleiva's surroundings by going to Rollag stavkirke (in Rollag), Madonna Med Barnet (in Eggedal) and Kjosterudjuvet (in Drammen). Spend the 1st (Sun) delving into the displays at Blaafarvevaerket The Cobalt Works.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Krokkleiva driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Lom to Krokkleiva takes 5 hours. While traveling from Lom, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Krokkleiva, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Krokkleiva

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oslo

— 13 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Papirbredden Drammen Kunnskapspark (in Drammen) and ProDykk Oslo (in Fjellstrand). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), contemplate the waterfront views at Oslofjord, explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Oslo sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Krokkleiva to Oslo in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Eastern Norway travel guide

4.3
History Museums · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
From tranquil landscapes to historical monuments and urban sights, Eastern Norway attracts visitors who want an all-emcompassing Scandinavian vacation. Featuring some of the tallest peaks of northern Europe, as well as scenic lakes, rivers, and forests, the region is renowned for its natural attractions and draws visitors with a number of outdoor activities, including fishing, hiking, sailing, and winter sports. The flatlands surrounding Oslo are the most densely populated region of the country. The cosmopolitan capital is Norway's cultural and economic center, with a selection of parks, museums, historical sights, and places to go out. To experience life at a slower pace, visit the smaller towns and fishing ports in the region, many of which still preserve their traditional ways of life.