60 days in Eastern Norway Itinerary

60 days in Eastern Norway Itinerary

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60 days in Eastern Norway Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly + Drive:  22 h
1
Trysil Municipality
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Lillehammer
— 7 nights
Train + Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Lom
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Geilo
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Rjukan
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Skien
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Tonsberg
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Fredrikstad
— 9 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
9
Oslo
— 13 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Ho Chi Minh City

2
nights
Trysil Municipality

Trysil Municipality ©
Get outdoors at Trysil Hestesenter and Skistar Trysil. Venture out of the city with trips to Haugfossen (in Rena) and Norsk Skogmuseum (in Elverum).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Trysil Municipality trip itinerary builder app .

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Trysil Municipality is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lillehammer.

Things to do in Trysil Municipality

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Haugfossen, Norsk Skogmuseum
Highlights from your plan
Trysil Hestesenter ©
Trysil Hestesenter
Norsk Skogmuseum ©
Norsk Skogmuseum
Trysil Bike Arena ©
Trysil Bike Arena

7
nights
Lillehammer

Lillehammer ©
Lillehammer is a town and municipality in Oppland county, Norway. Take a break from the city and head to Gala Ski Arena and Kvitfjell. Get some cultural insight at Peder Balke-senteret and Galleri Zink. Explore Lillehammer's surroundings by going to Kvitfjell Alpinanlegg (in Favang), Gjovik (Glomstadbukta & Galleri Svae) and Renaafjellet (in Rendalen Municipality). There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Lillehammer Olympic Bob & LugeTrack, steep yourself in history at Sigrid Undset's Home Bjerkebaek, get engrossed in the history at Anno Museum Domkirkeodden, and view the masterpieces at Fabrikken.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lillehammer itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Trysil Municipality to Lillehammer by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lom.

Things to do in Lillehammer

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ringebu Municipality, Gjovik, Anno Museum Domkirkeodden, Peder Balke-senteret, Atlungstad Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Hafjell Alpinsenter ©
Hafjell Alpinsenter
Anno Museum Domkirkeodden ©
Anno Museum Domkirkeodden
Garmo Stave Church ©
Garmo Stave Church

4
nights
Lom

Lom is a municipality in Oppland county, Norway. Vaga Kyrkje and Lom Stave church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting River Rafting & Tubing and First and Foremost will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Lom: Sore Brekka (in Lesja Municipality) and Besseggen (in Vagamo). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Galdhopiggen, take a peaceful walk through BrimiSkogen, admire the verdant scenery at Knight's Leap, and catch the contagious excitement of Raubergstulen.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Lom trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of train and car from Lillehammer to Lom in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Lom, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Geilo.

Things to do in Lom

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Vagamo, Sore Brekka, Knight's Leap, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Besseggen ©
Besseggen
Galdhopiggen ©
Galdhopiggen

6
nights
Geilo

Geilo ©
Geilo is a centre in the municipality of Hol in Norway, in the valley of Hallingdal, with around 2,300 inhabitants. Visiting Dagali Fjellpark and Slaatta Skisenter - Geilo Snowsports will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Uvdal Stave Church and Torpo stave church. Venture out of the city with trips to Al Skicentre (in Al), Hemsedal (Solheisen Ski Center & Hemsedal Ski Centre) and Hovet (Hallingskarvet Fjellbad & Hallingskarvet Skisenter Sudndalen). And it doesn't end there: glide through natural beauty at Vaset Skiheiser, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, try to win big at Geilo Hestesenter, and fly down the slopes at Nesbyen Alpisenter.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Geilo trip planner .

You can drive from Lom to Geilo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In January, daytime highs in Geilo are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rjukan.

Things to do in Geilo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Hovet, Nesbyen, Hemsedal, Al, Vaset Skiheiser
Highlights from your plan
Dagali Fjellpark ©
Dagali Fjellpark
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Uvdal Stave Church ©
Uvdal Stave Church

5
nights
Rjukan

Rjukan ©
Rjukan is a town and the administrative centre of Tinn municipality in Telemark, Norway. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter and Telemarkstunet. Step out of the city life by going to Rauland Skisenter and Mosvatn. Explore Rjukan's surroundings by going to Rauland (Falkenuten HIke & Vinterophold Vierli) and Fagerfjell Skisenter (in Flesberg Municipality). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Skyhook, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gaustatoppen, look for gifts at Tinn Handverkssenter, and fly down the slopes at Gaustabanen.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rjukan trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Geilo to Rjukan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Geilo in January; daily highs in Rjukan reach -2°C and lows reach -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Skien.

Things to do in Rjukan

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Rauland, Tinn Municipality, Tinn Handverkssenter, Fagerfjell Skisenter
Highlights from your plan
Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter ©
Hardangervidda Nasjonalparksenter
Falkenuten HIke ©
Falkenuten HIke
Gaustatoppen ©
Gaustatoppen

5
nights
Skien

Skien ©
Skien is a city and municipality in Telemark county, Norway. For shopping fun, head to Telemarksgalleriet & Lysbuen or Osebro Gallery. Heddal Stave Church and Seljord Church will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Skien: Vradal Panorama Ski Centre (in Vradal), Lindheim Olkompani (in Gvarv) and Labro Museums (in Kongsberg). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Molen, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lifjell, kick back and relax at Krogshavn, and pause for some serene contemplation at Bo Old Church.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Skien holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Rjukan to Skien takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Rjukan in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of -4°C in Skien. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tonsberg.

Things to do in Skien

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Bo I Telemark Municipality, Notodden, Porsgrunn, Molen, Labro Museums
Highlights from your plan
Molen ©
Molen
Heddal Stave Church ©
Heddal Stave Church
Labro Museums ©
Labro Museums

7
nights
Tonsberg

Tonsberg ©
Relax by the water at Rakke and Batteristranda. For shopping fun, head to Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium or Smalgangen Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tonsberg: Stavern Fort (in Stavern), Horten (Kihle Galleriet, Tivolistranda, & more) and World's End (in Tjome).

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Tonsberg fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Skien to Tonsberg takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Fredrikstad.

Things to do in Tonsberg

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Horten, Sandefjord, Stavern, Skydive Tonsberg, Batteristranda
Highlights from your plan
Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium ©
Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium
Villa Veierland ©
Villa Veierland

9
nights
Fredrikstad

Fredrikstad ©
Fredrikstad is a city and municipality in Østfold county, Norway. We've included these beaches for you: Foten Beach and Maerrapanna Bathing and Recreational Area. Head to Galleri Henrik Gerner and ViDa Glasfor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fredrikstad: Moss (Moellebyen Industrial Centre, Moss Kunstgalleri, & more), Halden (Idd Church Closter, Fredriksten Festning (Fredriksten Fortress), & more) and Son (Gullich, Galleri Soon, & more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Saltholmen, take a leisurely stroll along Isegran, explore and take pictures at Haldenvassdragets Kanalmuseum, and shop like a local with Gallery Midtstuen.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Fredrikstad tour site .

Getting from Tonsberg to Fredrikstad by car takes about 2 hours. January in Fredrikstad sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can take a train to Oslo.

Things to do in Fredrikstad

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Moss, Halden, Son, Gressvik, Larkollen Beach
Highlights from your plan
Galleri Henrik Gerner ©
Galleri Henrik Gerner
Saltholmen ©
Saltholmen

13
nights
Oslo

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Relax by the water at Huk and Hvervenbukta. Appreciate the collections at Vigeland Museum and Kon-Tiki Museum. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Karl Johans gate, explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), get to know the fascinating history of Oslomarka, and get engrossed in the history at Fram Museum.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Oslo tour itinerary planner .

Take a train from Fredrikstad to Oslo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. While traveling from Fredrikstad, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Oslo, ranging from highs of 6°C to lows of -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Storoyodden
Highlights from your plan
Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum