60 days in Eastern Norway Itinerary

60 days in Eastern Norway Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Eastern Norway trip planner

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Oslo
— 10 nights
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Fredrikstad
— 7 nights
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Tonsberg
— 6 nights
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Skien
— 6 nights
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Rjukan
— 5 nights
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Geilo
— 5 nights
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Lom
— 4 nights
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Lillehammer
— 6 nights
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Hamar
— 6 nights
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Trysil Municipality
— 3 nights
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Oslo

— 10 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.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Norsk Folkemuseum, take an in-depth tour of Fram Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and stroll around Vigeland Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Oslo journey builder.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Oslo is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in December, expect Oslo to be much colder, temps between 8°C and -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Fredrikstad.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Fredrikstad

— 7 nights
Fredrikstad is a city and municipality in Østfold county, Norway. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fredrikstad: Mysen Kirke (in Mysen), Solbergfoss Hydropower Plant (in Askim) and Hallanderiet (in Son). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Roed Manor, deepen your knowledge of military history at Fredriksten Festning (Fredriksten Fortress), see the interesting displays at Gamlebyen Miniature Railroad, and admire the natural beauty at Konventionsgarden.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Fredrikstad day trip website.

Traveling by car from Oslo to Fredrikstad takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Oslo in January, you will find days in Fredrikstad are slightly colder (0°C), and nights are about the same (-6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tonsberg.

Things to do in Fredrikstad

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Tonsberg

— 6 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Tonsberg side-trips: Larvik (Beech Forest & Ulabrand), Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium (in Vestfossen) and Lovoy Chapel (in Horten).

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tonsberg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fredrikstad to Tonsberg takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Skien.

Things to do in Tonsberg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Skien

— 6 nights
Skien is a city and municipality in Telemark county, Norway. Get out of town with these interesting Skien side-trips: Molen (in Larvik), Lindheim Olkompani (in Gvarv) and Langesund (Langoytangen fyr & Tangen Fort). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Heddal bygdetun, engage your brain at DuVerden Maritime Museum + Science Centre, have fun at Skien Fritidspark, and pause for some serene contemplation at Seljord Church.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Skien trip itinerary app.

Drive from Tonsberg to Skien in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rjukan.

Things to do in Skien

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Rjukan

— 5 nights
Rjukan is a town and the administrative centre of Tinn municipality in Telemark, Norway. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rjukan: Nore og Uvdal Bygdetun (in Uvdal), Hagan Chr. Skredsvigs Kunstnerhjem (in Eggedal) and Rauland (Rauland Skisenter & Telemarkstunet). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Maar Hydroelectric Power Plant, take in the awesome beauty at Gaustatoppen, fly down the slopes at Fagerfjell Skisenter, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rollag stavkirke.

To plan Rjukan vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Skien to Rjukan takes 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Skien in January since evenings lows in Rjukan dip to -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Geilo.

Things to do in Rjukan

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Geilo

— 5 nights
Geilo is a centre in the municipality of Hol in Norway, in the valley of Hallingdal, with around 2,300 inhabitants. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geilo: Al (Al Outdoor Museum & Torpo stave church), Hovet (Hallingskarvet Fjellbad & Hallingskarvet Skisenter Sudndalen) and Hemsedal (Solheisen Ski Center & Hemsedal Ski Centre). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uvdal Stave Church, try your luck at Geilo Hestesenter, stroll through Slaatta Skisenter - Geilo Snowsports, and explore the activities along The Ustedalsfjord.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Geilo vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Rjukan to Geilo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Rjukan in January: high temperatures in Geilo hover around -6°C and lows are around -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lom.

Things to do in Geilo

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Adventure

Side Trips

Lom

— 4 nights
Lom is a municipality in Oppland county, Norway. Change things up with these side-trips from Lom: River Rafting & Tubing (in Nedre Heidal), Beitostolen (Chapel of Lights & Nasjonale Turistveger Valdresflye) and Vagamo (Vaga Kyrkje & Besseggen). There's still lots to do: try to win big at Raubergstulen, take in the awesome beauty at Galdhopiggen, shake up your sightseeing with First and Foremost, and take a pleasant ride with Myhre Gard.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Lom online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Geilo to Lom takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Lom sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Lillehammer.

Things to do in Lom

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lillehammer

— 6 nights
Lillehammer is a town and municipality in Oppland county, Norway. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lillehammer: Flokk - Skulptur-Stopp (in Sor-Fron Municipality), Favang (Kvitfjell Alpinanlegg & Kvitfjell) and Gala Ski Arena (in Gala). On the 11th (Tue), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Renaafjellet. And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Sjusjoen Ski Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hafjell Alpinsenter, take in the exciting artwork at Galleri Zink, and take an in-depth tour of Eiktunet.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lillehammer vacation planning app.

Getting from Lom to Lillehammer by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Lillehammer can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hamar.

Things to do in Lillehammer

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Hamar

— 6 nights
Hamar is a town and municipality in Hedmark county, Norway. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hamar: Haugfossen (in Rena), Elverum (Glomdalsmuseet & Norsk Skogmuseum) and Lysthuset (in Ringsaker). There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Hurdal Skisenter, walk around Koigen, examine the collection at Friluftsmuseet Stenberg, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hedmarksvidda.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hamar travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Lillehammer to Hamar takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Lillehammer in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of -7°C in Hamar. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Trysil Municipality.

Things to do in Hamar

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Transportation

Side Trips

Trysil Municipality

— 3 nights
Step out of Trysil Municipality to go to Engerdal Municipality and see Solen Alpinsenter, which is approximately 1h 10 min away.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Trysil Municipality trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hamar to Trysil Municipality in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Trysil Municipality

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Eastern Norway travel guide

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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.