60 days in Eastern Norway Itinerary

60 days in Eastern Norway Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Eastern Norway trip itinerary planner

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Oslo
— 10 nights
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Fredrikstad
— 7 nights
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Tonsberg
— 7 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
— 2 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: steep yourself in history at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), walk around Vigeland Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Oslofjord, and see the interesting displays at Fram Museum.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Oslo travel planner.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Oslo is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 6 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in February, with highs in Oslo at 6°C and lows at -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car 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. Venture out of the city with trips to Son (Hallanderiet & Gullich), Moss (Moellebyen Industrial Centre, Galleri Henrik Gerner, &more) and Solbergfoss Hydropower Plant (in Askim). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Saltholmen, look for all kinds of wild species at Maerrapanna Bathing and Recreational Area, explore the ancient world of Hafslund Hovedgard, and examine the collection at Gamlebyen Miniature Railroad.

You can plan Fredrikstad trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Oslo to Fredrikstad in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Oslo in February, expect nights in Fredrikstad to be about the same, around -4°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tonsberg.

Things to do in Fredrikstad

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Tonsberg

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

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tonsberg tour itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Fredrikstad to Tonsberg in 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Tonsberg can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Skien.

Things to do in Tonsberg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Skien

— 6 nights
Skien is a city and municipality in Telemark county, Norway. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Skien: Lindheim Olkompani (in Gvarv), Bo I Telemark (Bo Prestegard & Lifjell) and Molen (in Larvik). The adventure continues: visit a coastal fixture at Langoytangen fyr, enjoy some diversion at Skien Fritidspark, admire the masterpieces at Telemarksgalleriet & Lysbuen, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Seljord Church.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Skien trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tonsberg to Skien in 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Skien can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Rjukan.

Things to do in Skien

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Rjukan

— 5 nights
Rjukan is a town and the administrative centre of Tinn municipality in Telemark, Norway. Venture out of the city with trips to Rollag stavkirke (in Rollag), Rauland (Rauland Skisenter, Telemarkstunet, &more) and Fagerfjell Skisenter (in Flesberg Municipality). Next up on the itinerary: get your bearings at Visitor Centre Hardangervidda National Park, see the sights as you ascend with Skyhook, contemplate the long history of Hagan Chr. Skredsvigs Kunstnerhjem, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nore og Uvdal Bygdetun.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rjukan trip planner.

Getting from Skien to Rjukan by car takes about 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Rjukan are 8°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time 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: Hemsedal (Hemsedal Ski Centre & Solheisen Ski Center), Al (Torpo stave church & Al Outdoor Museum) and Hovet (Hallingskarvet Fjellbad & Hallingskarvet Skisenter Sudndalen). Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Slaatta Skisenter - Geilo Snowsports, try to win big at Geilo Hestesenter, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hol Gamle Kyrkje, and pause for some serene contemplation at Nore Stavkirke.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Geilo itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rjukan to Geilo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Rjukan in March; daily highs in Geilo reach 1°C and lows reach -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive 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: Beitostolen (Chapel of Lights & Nasjonale Turistveger Valdresflye), River Rafting & Tubing (in Nedre Heidal) and Myhre Gard (in Skammestein). Next up on the itinerary: bet on a winner at Raubergstulen, take a memorable excursion with First and Foremost, see the interesting displays at Fossheim Steinsenter, and take in the awesome beauty at Fannaraken.

Start your trip to Lom by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Geilo to Lom in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. March in Lom sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Lillehammer.

Things to do in Lom

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lillehammer

— 6 nights
Lillehammer is a town and municipality in Oppland county, Norway. Explore Lillehammer's surroundings by going to Favang (Kvitfjell Alpinanlegg & Kvitfjell), Gala Ski Arena (in Gala) and Flokk - Skulptur-Stopp (in Sor-Fron Municipality). On the 20th (Fri), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Renaafjellet. The adventure continues: stroll through Hafjell Alpinsenter, take an in-depth tour of Eiktunet, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Garmo Stave Church, and contemplate the long history of Sigrid Undset's Home Bjerkebaek.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Lillehammer trip tool.

Traveling by car from Lom to Lillehammer takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Hamar.

Things to do in Lillehammer

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Hamar

— 6 nights
Hamar is a town and municipality in Hedmark county, Norway. Explore Hamar's surroundings by going to Hurdal Skisenter (in Hurdalsverk), Haugfossen (in Rena) and Elverum (Glomdalsmuseet, Norsk Skogmuseum, &more). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hedmarksvidda, perfect your strike at Bowling1 Hamar, examine the collection at Friluftsmuseet Stenberg, and get a new perspective on nature at Mammuthus.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Hamar online trip planner.

You can drive from Lillehammer to Hamar in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Lillehammer in March, things will get a bit warmer in Hamar: highs are around 6°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Trysil Municipality.

Things to do in Hamar

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Trysil Municipality

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Hoyt og lavt Trysil, stroll through Trysil, and then hit the slopes at Skistar Trysil. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fulufjellet Alpinsenter, then get outside with Trysil Hestesenter, and then grab your bike and head to Trysil Bike Arena.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Trysil Municipality road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Hamar to Trysil Municipality takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Trysil Municipality

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

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.